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Ristorante Piccolo

1068 31st Street NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007
+1 202-342-7414
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“ravioli” (20 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1068 31st Street NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boss took me here for lunch to celebrate my first day on the job with coworkers. Apparently, it is a Georgetown favorite. The lunch deals were great- $13 for a starter (soup or salad) plus select entrees. I ordered the Ravioli Verde, which was...More

Thank rachel0217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough that we could sit on their small balcony when the weather was perfect. We had a Groupon, but will be back to pay full price as we really enjoyed it. The staff was very friendly. We wanted to have a bottle...More

Thank smattijs
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Express lunch is excellent and quick. Had the penna alla panna and Caesar salad. Fresh pasta and salad. Good choices for children menu that does not include typical kids meals when you want something healthy. Tiramisu is out of this world and made in the...More

Thank jlstultz341
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Although it looks small from the outside, the restaurant is fairly large and has several floors. The menu is typical Italian, the food was fine and we found the prices to be relatively inexpensive.

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My wife and I were directed to this place after some last minute shopping during our tour of Georgetown. Despite being severely underdressed, we were welcomed in and given a very nice table by a window. The interior is lovely and simple. The menu offers...More

Thank dmcochrane
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We made reservations on open table. Very good meal, but portion sizes were small. Not for the hearty eater.

Thank Mary Beth B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Very good pasta. We had a reservation for 9 people and were going to be late but I called and they had no problem extending our reservation. We had four hungry kids and they devoured everything. Would have been more adventurous if we had more...More

Thank dukedoc00
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Walking the streets of Georgetown with my wife, this charming piccolo restaurant caught our eye. Great kitchen, excellent Chianti and putstanding service made for a great lunch. We were delighted and I'll come back next time I'm in DC. This is the type of place...More

Thank alvidb
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

On the whole, this is a good local choice. Italian inspired food that is fresh and delicious. Wine menu is overpriced. Otherwise, this place is worth a visit.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had a great lunch there on a beautiful sunny day and got to sit out on the balcony. The man who served me was (I think) the manager, he wasn't in uniform, but in a nice suit. Great service, wonderful food and drink, lovely balcony....More

Thank 397kirstena
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We would like to attend the NYE dinner this year but uncertain as how to dress. Any suggestions??
30 October 2016|
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Response from Mostafa A | Reviewed this property |
Have never been on NYE you may call the restaurant for dressing code and reservation on BYE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 31st Street NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007
    (M Street)
  • Public Transportation: Arriving every ten minutes, from 7 a.m. to midnight everyday, the red, black, and yellow-striped Circulator bus. Get to and from Georgetown via M Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. $1. Blue Georgetown Metro Connector bus picks up from Dupont Cir & Rosslyn Metro to M Street in Georgetown. We are near the corner of 31st and M Streets.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-342-7414
  • E-mail
Ristorante Piccolo in Washington, D.C. Is an award winning romantic Italian restaurant popular for first dates & marriage proposals.

Ristorante Piccolo offers lively, fresh and season rustic Italian fare, with hand rolled pastas, exquisite meats, fresh fish and seafood dishes, daily specials and enticing desserts.

Not to be missed is our 2008 Taste of Georgetown winning entree of hand-rolled porcini stuffed agnolotti in a fresh sage and butter sauce, or our Nodino di Vitello all' Piccolo-a 14oz veal chop marinated for 48 hours in our special sauce and pan-seared to order, served on a bed of saffron risotto with seasonal vegetables.

We offer both private and semi-private dining space, as well as full restaurant buyouts perfect for any special occasion. Sign up today for our email list to receive news about special events, offers and to find out how to receive a complimentary glass of house wine.

For one of the best seats in historic Georgetown and a warm-hearted atmosphere and cuisine that matches the spirit of Italy, visit us for lunch or dinner today.
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