26 "Dinner with the Parents" restaurants in Washington DC.
Chloe serves European-style small plates and interesting cocktails, all in a Navy Yard space that you’ll wish your apartment looked more like.
The next time you want to eat homestyle-Spanish food inside an actual house, check out Mola in Mount Pleasant.
Great views, excellent seafood, and a lot of money. Fiola Mare is where you go for a special occasion in Georgetown.
For an old-school Italian experience in DC, go to Filomena in Georgetown.
You can’t have a bad night at Red Hen. The Bloomingdale spot serves some of the best Italian food in DC in a space that feels like a cabin.
Kinship does fancy-ish American food in Shaw. Go for a special occasion, and get the lobster French toast.
Sfoglina is an Italian pasta spot in Van Ness that’s perfect for a date night or dinner with your parents.
A meal at Green Pig Bistro will be meat heavy and very good. Bring a big group and sit at the communal table.
Mussel Bar is a go-to when your parents are in town. Grab a seat on the patio if it’s nice out.
In the middle of Clarendon, Cava Mezze is a solid spot for a Mediterranean group dinner or brunch.
For dressed up Italian and good views in Navy Yard, head to Osteria Morini.
Salt Line’s New England-style seafood, outdoor bar, and attractive dining room are perfect for a date or dinner with parents in Navy Yard.
All-Purpose is a neighborhood spot in Shaw with excellent Italian antipasti and some good pizza.
District Commons won’t blow you away, but it’s a reliable American spot in Foggy to take your parents or for a group dinner.