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Petits Plats

2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
+1 202-518-0018
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“mussels” (30 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our large group has eaten here for at least two years. The food is wonderful! The staff is attentive and we always have a great time!

Thank mosiervaudt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a nice dinner here. Menu fairly typical french bistro (that's not in France). Food was good, nothing exceptional but very good. Service was exceptional. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great place. The staff is superb and the food is just as good! A definite "'must go" recommendation.

Thank Jan21d
Reviewed 1 June 2017

PP has been in business for a long time, but that's because they consistently deliver great French food with great service. Classic dishes fill the menu. Mussels, hanger steak with frites, etc. Great wine selection too. We like this place a lot, the only challenge...More

Thank rossvesq
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The quiet vibe of Petits Plats might be unattractive to some, though certainly the food is worthy of praise. I highly recommend the snails as an appetizer, a simple recipe baked in olive oil, garlic, and basil... but oh so good. Two of my family...More

Thank jrh825
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very nice French cuisine and interesting dish options. Worth a visit if you're in the area. We made reservations however there didn't seem to be a need if you are an early diner.

Thank Cindy Z
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located on Connecticut Avenue within easy and safe walking distance from the Marriott Wardman Park and the Adams Morgan - National Zoo metro stop. The restaurant is housed in an old building which adds to its quaint atmosphere. The construct of the...More

Thank VirginiaTraveler805
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Wines excellent Fois gra typical Calamari excellent Tuna excellent Edgar offered excellent service. Definitely going back

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We have never been here before but chose it for my niece's graduation dinner. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The atmosphere of the place is cozy and intimate. Great for a fun, family dinner!

Thank elisabeth s
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

In town for business and met some associates for dinner. Great street dining with a great wine selection and wonderful entrees.

Thank 73SouthernGent
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30 March 2015|
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Response from 7ATravel | Reviewed this property |
There's a parking garage on the corner of Calvert and Woodley. It's about a five minute walk from Restaurant.
15 February 2015|
Response from mule54 | Reviewed this property |
Petits Plats is right across the street from the Wardman Marriott so super convenient. There are stairs to enter the restaurant itself; it's not on street level. So there's the main floor up stairs and then more stairs for... More
14 February 2015|
Response from prontomac | Reviewed this property |
Across the street. East side of Connecticut Ave. No elevator. Call for reservation in front downstairs room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
    (Calvert St. and Woodley Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: across from red line metro stop (Woodley Park-Zoo-Adams Morgan)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-518-0018
  • E-mail
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