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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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6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
2029 P St NW, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20036-5948
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at Obelisk. The food was excellent and each course was better than the last. Vegetarian friendly and even more enjoyable for the adventurous. An all-around fantastic experience.

Thank EliizabethWS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Obelisk is easy to miss while walking along P Street. The sign on the door is subtle (an obelisk), but up the steps you find yourself experiencing food "the Italian way." From the staff greeting at the door to the final sip of grappa, it's...More

Thank malexander_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a place to be rushed. Delicious, interesting, somewhat unusual Italian fare (for a non-Italian). Wine pairings we're also excellent and included grapes that aren't frequently on menus. Friendly, informative staff. Very special evening - especially since we found this place only because it was...More

Thank alwoh
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 21 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 1 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 17 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 30 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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 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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