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Ristorante Piccolo

1068 31st Street NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007
+1 202-342-7414
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (37 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1068 31st Street NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We eat here every time we are in Washington. Love the place. Nice Italian food and wine, friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Digna V
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Happy to hear you dine with us every time you're in town! We work very hard to offer the best food in the best possible environment!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a very romantic and delicious dinner at Ristorante Piccolo last weekend. The calimari salad was amazing along with the veal parmesan! My dining companion had the seafood risotto which was excellent as well. I've been here several times and service is always great....More

Thank Padreaz74
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

And we've always been pleased to have you join us! Our balcony is an ideal spot for a romantic date night don't you think? Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Picollo is quaint, charming, and offers a fantastic meal. The homemade pasta is outstanding and we were lucky enough to visit on a weekend that they had a violinist on hand taking requests. Piccolo offers a diverse wine selection to accompany any meal of your...More

Thank Brandon E
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Brandon, Sounds like you had a lovely evening with us. Thank you very much for such a great review! We work very hard to offer the best food and drinks in the best possible environment!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for something off the main street of Georgetown. Having decided on Italian, we came upon a single street with three Italian restaurants. Ristorante Piccolo was the first one we approached. After reviewing the menu and talking with the hostess, I believe we...More

Thank AMACsMom
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, So glad you found us and had a fantastic time! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! The food is fresh and extremely flavorful. My boyfriend and I went and we felt like we were being waited on hand-and-foot. Not only that, but the waiter did not rush us and made sure to explain every dish that we...More

Thank Lohmank1
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Ristorante Piccolo, and such kind words! So happy to hear you had a fantastic time with us and we would love to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this little gem in Georgetown for a wonderful lunch. The atmosphere, food and service were more than we could have asked for. My daughter had the mushroom ravioli with sage butter which is made in house and was the best that either of...More

Thank ljtp
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to review Ristorante Piccolo, we're pleased to hear you had a fantastic time! We would love to treat you to a glass of our house wine on your next visit--simply print out your review and show...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were here for my wedding anniversary, David (the staff) made our night ! On the balcony, live violin and an a rare nice weather during afternoon in July. Loved it! Thank you David!

Thank Ashkan-Ashkan
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad we could help make your anniversary special! We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Staff isn't Italian, the menu has spelling mistakes (lasagna AL verdura/ ravioli verdE / insalata DELLO piccolo I mean come on!!! At least check before printing !! ) , the recipes are so so, basically this is just like any other fake Italian restaurant in...More

Thank Mariaalp
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We have been in this location for 31 years, and we have never been called "fake Italian" by anyone, including the many Italian visitors we have had. Our recipes are original and are loved by all visitors. Our head chef is Italian, and it is...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Called here first night of our stay in Georgetown. Restaurant was very busy but enthusiastic staff soon found us a table. We both had pasta meals and found them delicious - as was the bread and caesar salad starter. Would have like more choice on...More

Thank peterthetraveller98
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Hello, Happy to hear you had a great time at Piccolo, I agree the strawberry cheesecake is delicious!

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Celebrated our anniversary at this special place in Georgetown. A 6 hour drive from home and worth the trip! Pasta and fish are all fabulous!

Thank mary B
Tony K, Owner at Ristorante Piccolo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Mary, Glad we could help make your anniversary special! I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal, we hope to see you again soon! Cheers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 31st Street NW, Historic Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007
    (M Street)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-342-7414
  • E-mail
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.
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