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Ristorante Piccolo
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Ranked #293 of 3,395 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: US$22 - US$22
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: M Street
Transit: Arriving every ten minutes, from 7 a.m. to midnight everyday, the red, black, and yellow-striped Circulator bus. Get to and from Georgetown via M Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. $1. Blue Georgetown Metro Connector bus picks up from Dupont Cir & Rosslyn Metro to M Street in Georgetown. We are near the corner of 31st and M Streets.
Description: Ristorante Piccolo in Washington, D.C. Is an award winning romantic Italian restaurant popular for first dates & marriage proposals. Ristorante Piccolo offers lively, fresh and season rustic Italian fare, with hand rolled pastas, exquisite meats, fresh fish and seafood dishes, daily specials and enticing desserts. Not to be missed is our 2008 Taste of Georgetown winning entree of hand-rolled porcini stuffed agnolotti in a fresh sage and butter sauce, or our Nodino di Vitello all' Piccolo-a 14oz veal chop marinated for 48 hours in our special sauce and pan-seared to order, served on a bed of saffron risotto with seasonal vegetables. We offer both private and semi-private dining space, as well as full restaurant buyouts perfect for any special occasion. Sign up today for our email list to receive news about special events, offers and to find out how to receive a complimentary glass of house wine. For one of the best seats in historic Georgetown and a warm-hearted atmosphere and cuisine that matches the spirit of Italy, visit us for lunch or dinner today.
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Excellent choice, visit the balcony for a romantic dinner for two overlooking the busy Georgetown street!

Thank Sadaf K
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

Had a very good meal on the balcony, which was charming and cooling with the breeze. The pasta was excellent and the flavours quite inventive. The price was good too as it's in Georgetown. This is a delightful restaurant which I would highly recommend to couples in particular as this was our last meal in the US before flying home and was really romantic. Thank you Piccolo for making our last evening so memorable!

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Thank David E
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Had a great meal with my girlfriend. I had the special fish, and my girlfriend had the veal. Both were outstanding and the wait staff was very attentive with recommendations on what to eat and drink. Booked the reservation with Open Table with no problems.

Thank V Wayne Speedy L
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

Piccolo is neither outstanding nor bad, and it's better than average for a Georgetown restaurant. I've eaten here a dozen times, and enjoy it most of the time. The manager is extremely friendly, greets everyone by name and generally tries hard to accommodate you. The food is predictably good northern Italian fare, and the osso bucco is almost always outstanding if a bit heavy. The wine list is sizeable and there are some decent vintages available for the adventurous. There is a small fireplace in the front room, and it's great to score the table in front of it on a cold winter evening - call ahead and ask for it. But I HATE the strolling violinist that they sometimes have in the joint, he's loud, interrupts the flow of the meal, and generally annoys the heck out of everyone except the tourists who all pull out the smartphones to snap photos and selfies with the musician. Piccolo offers up a nice brunch on Sundays so if you are looking for a place to take your out of town friends for a good and filling brunch, this is the place.

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Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

I came to Piccolo with a friend on a Saturday afternoon. I had requested a table on the balcony and was placed in a dark corner (I then requested to be moved). The food was average and dishes lacked personality. The wait staff has client "preference", so be prepared to get ignored at times. Not the best option in Georgetown. I still prefer Filomena.

Thank Traveler3305
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