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Sette Osteria

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Dupont Circle
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1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039 (Connecticut avenue and R street)
+1 202-483-3070
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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301 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my friend here for Restaurant week and i was not disappointed. A top class place with a great wait staff. Although, we had no reservations, we were seated promptly at a nice table. The waitress took quick drink orders and we ordered a nice bottle of Rose. The food menu is great. We bypassed the Restaurant week menu... More 

Thank Sundncr
Baltimore, Maryland
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to a birthday surprise dinner, we were seated in a cozy corner, side by side, a new dining experience for us. The hostess brought us two flutes of champagne with a birthday greeting, as we reviewed the menu. Our waitress was great, very attentive and knowledgeable. The dinner specials were outstanding, thoroughly enjoyed the Lamb Chop special, unlike any... More 

Thank WaterMark67
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I made a reservation at 5 on a Saturday and we were seated about 10 early although they were packed. The waiter was attentive and friendly. The food was great-fresh and flavorful. Hit the spot after a day of marching.

Thank Sherri M
Troy, New York
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food, large portions, staff very helpful, quick service (though we were there realy early).

Thank Pat3510
Anniston, Alabama
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a busy Friday and we're greeted by a lively atmosphere with lots of locals (the tables are close, so you could pretty much get a gist of where others were from). The menu was varied enough to satisfy, but small enough to ensure quality and a personal touch. Wine selection was moderate in length, but very... More 

Thank LKTutor
Charlottesville, Virginia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a group of 7 people and all of us were very happy with this first visit to Sette Osteria. I really appreciated that the pasta was homemade. You could tell. We had vegetarians and non-vegetarians in our group and we all found plenty of options on the menu. Good service too. Oh, we were surprised to find large... More 

Thank CharlottesvilleVA
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this review

I'm thrilled to hear that you were so impressed with your service and the homemade pastas ! Our biggest priority is making sure that every customer feels well-cared for. It sounds like we succeeded while you were with us. We do appreciate your business. Hoping to see you back soon, Mehdi, GM More 

Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for NewYears Eve dinner. It was nice to go to a restaurant that had not only a special menu but you could choose from the regular menu as well. Service was excellent and attentive. Their Burrata special was to die for as well as their veal chop Milanese! The burrata was so creamy and served with just... More 

Thank judystephen
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us in this special night!! Making sure everyone was well taken care of was no problem at all, and I'm glad all your dishes were tasty. I hope we get to see you much more in 2017! Sincerely, Mehdi, GM More 

Riviera Beach, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Bona Fides: I lived in Italy over six years and for the past 14 years still go back to visit friends and family every two or three months. I've traveled all over the country and have a good understanding of the regionality of Italian food. My daughters, who grew up in Italy, were with me today. We routinely visit the... More 

Thank tilghman r
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this review

Thank you for lunching with us ! It was a pleasure to serve you and your family, and I'm delighted to hear that everything we served you exceeded expectations. I hope you'll be back soon! Hoping to see you soon, Mehdi, GM More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Not impressed really. Came with our kids. Portions were very small. We were not offered bread for the table although other tables were. The food was just ok. Overall kinda disappointed. Not horrible but not great. For the price value was poor. Don't order the crime brûlée. It was the worst I have ever had.

mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this review

I appreciate you joining us. I'm honestly disappointed that you weren't overly impressed by our value, but we do offer many options, some of which are much more filling. I hope you'll come back so we can work with you to find something on our menu that works for your budget and offers a portion size that's more to your... More 

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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

First of all I want to appreciate for having a great diner in Washington DC! The food was delicious and the price was really fair. Unfortunately we had bad service, one of the guys was friendly but all the others seemed very cold. For example we got no bread for the soup at the beginning and no special knife for... More 

Thank Frederik G
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this review

I'm beyond disappointed to hear about your most recent experience, Frederik! I'm sorry that you were not shown the kind of attentive, friendly service that you deserve. Thank you for following up with this honest review so that I can address this with the team. I know we can and will do better in the future. All the very best,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039
    (Connecticut avenue and R street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line Dupont Circle stop; exit onto Q street (north end of station) and walk one block north on west side of Connecticut to Sette Osteria. We are on the southwest corner of Connecticut Avenue and R Street, two blocks north of Dupont Circle (formerly the location of the Janus movie theaters). Sette Osteria next to G-Star/ Benetton.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-483-3070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?