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2029 P St NW, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20036-5948
+1 202-872-1180
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“prix fixe” (18 reviews)
“breadsticks” (7 reviews)
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
2029 P St NW, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20036-5948
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is the best food I've had in DC. No pretension or BS but very high quality food and service. I was going to eat at some trendy spot but saw that it was near my hotel and had a daily hand written menu with...More

Thank ProfLouie
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Three of us had dinner at Obelisk after not having been back for many years. We found the menu and food to be uninspiring and the prices too high for what was being served. The service was fine and the ambiance, which hasn't changed in...More

1  Thank Sheldon H
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We ate at obelisk regularly when It opened decades ago and we lived in D.C. It never disappointed. It is somehow the same and gently updated on a recent visit after all these years, and I can't recommend it enough.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A classic, European dining experience, where you are made to fell like a special guest. With all the new, often large, "themed", buzzy restaurants, Obelisk is focused on the experience of food and wine. Nice environment, personalized service, creative cuisine with Italian foundation and ingredients....More

Thank Miniamo
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Two New Yorkers came here on a recommendation from a work colleague and thank goodness we did. What a lovely experience, in every way. By far the most wonderful meal we had!! Everything was incredible. You will thank me for coming to this charming restaurant....More

Thank Sam-Kelle A
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I had been meaning to try Obelisk for years and went with friends for a holiday dinner. First of all, the service was outstanding - friendly and helpful and set the right vibe for the evening. The 5 course menu was perfectly done and nicely...More

Thank sircalypso
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Dined here on election night with husband and friends. We were the only guests...a private restaurant. We were never made to feel that we were unwanted, exact opposite. Food was fantastic. An array of appetizers, followed by marvelous sweet potato ravioli. Then wagu beef, an...More

Thank getaround28970
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a an elegant place to dine. There is a refined changing menu which you can select one of three for "primi piatti", "secondi piatti" and desserts in addition to fixed assortment of small plates and cheese. You can leave the choice of wine...More

Thank Hakan O
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you don't mind little or no choice on the menu this is the best food in DC. Plus they're accommodating to vegetarians and other food preferences if you let them know in advance.

Thank Shain
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice meal. Delightful appetizers started the meal with very interesting flavors followed by out of this world anchovy ravioli. Fish main course was good but not outstanding. Cheese course was nice and dessert was really good. Service was equal to the really,...More

Thank xx_familyguy_xx
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Restaurant Details

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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2029 P St NW, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20036-5948
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-872-1180
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