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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Tuscan, Sicilian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet
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Reviewed 12 January 2021

We had a wonderful family dinner at Filomena during the Christmas season. We enjoyed the beautiful Christmas decorations and atmosphere. Our waitstaff was great! Our appetizers were great and everyone enjoyed our main dish choices. We all had leftovers to take home. Look forward to...visiting again soon and would highly recommend for those looking for a great Italian restaurant!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

Filomenas is still the best destination to get into the Christmas spirit! The decorations are spectacular! The waiter was great. But the lasagna is spectacular. Would love that recipe !! Please support them with carry out if you can’t go. The lock downs are killing...everyone that works thereMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Portions are enormous and the food is solid and substantial. The dining room was full - none of that pesky social distancing. The decor is colorful and jam packed with amusing oddities.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 13 October 2020

I started going to Filomena in 1995 or 1996. It used to have all you can eat lunch buffets that were generous and very affordable back then. Being a grad student deprived of good, home-made food, I always felt like I landed in heaven each...time I was there and tried to go as often as I could. Even though I moved out of the area years ago, I still go back once in a few years when I can. You feel like you are in an Italian village restaurant - so vivacious, so homey, elegant and yet non-pretentious. The food is very tasty and fresh. It's unforgettable to me and I always have a fond, romantic view of how it made me feel taken care of in my youth. Note: Tripadvisor forces you to select a date within the past year - I haven't been here in 2019 but had to select a date to continue.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 3 October 2020

Beautiful, classic decor. The staff is top-notch. It tends to be very busy and sometimes, tables tend to be too close to each other which was slightly annoying. Food was fantastic and not too overpriced. Very loud, but a fun setting. Great place to relax,...get good food and drink, and celebrate life!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 19 September 2020

Hello, My boyfriend and I ate here last night around 7:20pm and we experienced racism from the bartender when we first sat down( FYI we are African American). Let me start from the beginning when we first arrived we was greeted nicely by a waiter...who said it was a 2 hr wait but then asked if we wanted to sit at the bar which we said yes. So while sitting at the bar we wasn’t greeted by the bartender or anything he wouldn’t even give us eye contact, he was just catering to the other two women( white) at the end of the bar. 6 mins go by my boyfriend is angry so I see the manger come up and I asked if we can have menus I guess the manger said something to the bartender in Italian because next thing you know his horrible service turned into amazing service. Long story short you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover because I felt he saw two black people and thought we couldn’t afford a high end restaurant. The food is amazing but I honestly will never go back againMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

Authentic italian in the heart of Georgetown, the interiors and the menu are enough to transport you

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 18 July 2020

I stayed at the River Inn and I could walk or use Metro to most sites comfortably during this time. Eating here was a treat. It is in the area close to the water and across was a band playing, lifting the spirits to what...you feel Washington should be our USA capital which is now only 38% home grown. I ordered the Lobster Cardinale which was excellent and sat in the restaurant area enjoying the music. The restaurant is small cozy. My waiter was excellent as was the food.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 July 2020 via mobile

We went to Filomena for lunch and it was easily the best meal of our trip! Not only was every single thing we ate absolutely incredible - fresh and authentic- from the bread to the main course to the dessert, but the service was fantastic....Nico was truly the best waiter we have ever had! We enjoyed everything about our visit to Filomena and we can’t wait to go back!More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 5 July 2020

There are not enough words to describe the Filomena Ristorante experience. The reviews helped me to find this restaurant during lunch time and we were fortunate to have made a reservation. As soon as we got in, we were greeted kindly by the owner and...sat in a private table. Peter, our waiter, really went above and beyond to make us feel like we were at home. Also, I am so glad to have read the reviews in advance as well, since the portion sizes are humongous. It is better to agree and order just one pasta to share with another person. The bread is great, the rigatoni with sausage was out of this world, but the tiramisu was on of the best that I have eaten in my entire life. I was literally in heaven during the entire experience and so glad to have found Filomena during our short trip to Georgetown. This place is a must not only due to the quality of food they serve, but the excellent customer service provided from beginning to end. Filomena has become one of the top Italian restaurants that I want to visit again and again until I die.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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5 January 2019|
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Response from martaharii | Reviewed this property |
Maybe the folks who say they have many options had a better waiter. When I asked about GF, the waiter pointed me to the pasta menu, which about 3/4 of one of the multi-page menu. There are quite a few items on the pasta... More
5 November 2018|
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Response from HelenaL305 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I wound take young kids to this restaurant. In fact I think the restaurant would encourage it.
7 June 2018|
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Response from tuccja88 | Reviewed this property |
We ate dinner later in the evening. I didn’t notice a happy hour menu. However there is a small bar area there that I’m sure you could order a drink & an appetizer. The restaurant does offer a generous after dinner drink on... More
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