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“Delicious lunch spot”

Filomena Ristorante - Georgetown
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Ranked #50 of 3,559 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: M Street
Transit: Every ten minutes, from 7 a.m. to midnight, ride the Georgetown Metro Connection. Ridership is open to everyone! Picking up from the Rosslyn and Dupont Circle metro stations every ten minutes makes getting to Georgetown quick and easy.
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant to meet a cousin for lunch while visiting the area. He said it’s a local favorite and it is now a tourist favorite! We all LOVED the bread which was delicious and all had wonderful dishes. The salad bar was also excellent. Picture is the calzone which was huge and the chicken parm sandwich which was also yummy and the linguini cardinale which was “fabulous” according to my aunt.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We stumbled on this restaurant on a Thursday night and thankfully, they were able to squeeze us in. The place was mobbed! We were excited to try the food after seeing such a big crowd. We ordered too much, the portions are huge but the food was delicious. I had the gnochi and my husband had the seafood pasta special, both were unforgettable but could have fed a family of five. Staying at a hotel, and as this is moderately priced, it was disappointing in that aspect. It's not a quiet, romatic place but if you are looking to load up on carbs, this is your place!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Seeing nonna hand make fresh gnocchi should be enough to give this place legitimacy for authentic Italian food that is filled with explosive flavors however our pastas were served just warm and just okay in flavor. Despite ordering a couple dishes that were favored by celebrities and ex-politicians we were not impressed. The best thing we had was the meatballs. Calamari appetizer was not bad, but not great either. We ordered three different cheesecakes as I was told by my friends that this place had the best cheesecakes they ever had....uummm sorry I didn't agree at all. My favorite and best cheesecake in my opinion is in the L.A. area that takes three days to make and costs $60 for the pie itself so to have these were disappointing. To conclude, service was atrocious. Unfriendly and unpleasant, we were not asked if we wanted fresh grated parmesan and our waiter was out of sight but left the grater on a tray next to our table so we decided to help ourselves. Wish it was a better experience.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We went to this restaurant based upon the recommendation of friends. Frankly, it was disappointing. The atmosphere and service are great given this is not a cheap place to eat. The portions are large but, where was the flavor? We ordered three dishes and they were to put it simply and bluntly PLAIN. There was absolutely nothing about an otherwise overpriced meal that warranted the high price. We were so disappointed with the meals that we took half of each meal back to the hotel and we never touched them. They ended up in the garbage. IT was not that the dishes tasted bad but they didn't live up to our expectations given this is a placed supposedly frequented by people one would expect to know a thing or two about superb dinning. Never going back.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great chioice for a special occasion. A little expensive but the food and service were great. The portions were large so our party of four ordered three and shared. Dinner was followed up with a nice amaretto cordial and a walk along the waterfront. The decorations were great.

Thank Mary Beth B
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