Ristorante Piccolo has a violinist who walks from table to table most nights, which is actually pretty charming if you’re looking for a fun date idea. Or not charming if you dislike string instruments. We’d recommend getting a seat on the balcony that overlooks part of Georgetown. The classic Italian food (pasta, seafood, veal, etc.) is solid, and while you probably don’t need to come back, it’s a good experience to have once.
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Martin's is one of the oldest restaurants in Georgetown. And while the American/pub food is fine, you're really here for the history lesson.
Blues Alley is a hidden bar off of Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown with live music almost every night of the week.
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Centrolina is an Italian spot in CityCenter. It’s grownup, but the space is bright and the vibes aren’t stuffy.
Ghibellina is a neighborhood Italian spot in Logan Circle. You’ll come for the pizzas and pastas, but stay for the cozy vibes and friendly service.
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