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2029 P St NW, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20036-5948
+1 202-872-1180
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
2029 P St NW, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20036-5948
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been dining at Obelisk for years and it continues to shine. Had dinner with clients here the other night, was able to get a reservation on short notice, luckily. Service is professional and well-informed. I ordered a favorite dry Riesling which was corked but...More

Thank CatGirlUSUK
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We have dined here over the years but not for some time now since many more options have opened nearby and we really hate the trip into DC from the burbs due to the traffic. However, it being a special occasion, we decided to make...More

Thank Grey C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

...this restaurant rocks... i had not been there in several years, for no apparent reason.. it was a reunion with an old dear friend, it was a vision of times past... except that the vision was vivid and the friend never aged.. after so many...More

Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We booked a table after reading the TripAdvisor reviews. Its not the sort of place you'd stumble across - there's a menu board outside but no other signage. The dining room is very small - maybe 12 or so tables - with an cosy, intimate...More

Thank JuneS61
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was the 1st time that my wife and I had been here. We chose it, based on TA reviews - and we weren't at all unhappy. All the dishes were obviously homemade, and excellent. The 5 course dinner easily filled us up, but at...More

Thank TomR233
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We came for an anniversary dinner. So did the couples on either side of us, and the restaurant offered all six of us free glasses of prosecco. That was an excellent start. This is a fixed-price restaurant, and the menu choices aren't extensive. But they...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I love everything about Obelisk. It is hidden, small inside and they only cater to a few tables a night. I like this because a) you are not rushed and b) every meal is prepared perfectly and fresh/ locally sourced. The food was so good...More

Thank MariaS12416
Reviewed 18 May 2017

As always, one of the finest restaurants I know. Sheer bliss! Superb cooking, excellent service, wonderful atmosphere.

Thank PeterHollandIN
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This pleasant small restaurant had excellent service and very good food. The small plates were delightfully different and tasty as was the primi. Others with me loved their fish, while I wished I had chosen it instead of the quail. We also had wine pairing,...More

Thank brwerner
Reviewed 13 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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 60
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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