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Obelisk

) #268 of 2,579 Restaurants in Washington DC ₹₹₹₹ Italian
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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2029 P St NW, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20036-5948
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

I had been meaning to try Obelisk for years and went with friends for a holiday dinner. First of all, the service was outstanding - friendly and helpful and set the right vibe for the evening. The 5 course menu was perfectly done and nicely...More

Thank sircalypso
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Dined here on election night with husband and friends. We were the only guests...a private restaurant. We were never made to feel that we were unwanted, exact opposite. Food was fantastic. An array of appetizers, followed by marvelous sweet potato ravioli. Then wagu beef, an...More

Thank getaround28970
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a an elegant place to dine. There is a refined changing menu which you can select one of three for "primi piatti", "secondi piatti" and desserts in addition to fixed assortment of small plates and cheese. You can leave the choice of wine...More

Thank Hakan O
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you don't mind little or no choice on the menu this is the best food in DC. Plus they're accommodating to vegetarians and other food preferences if you let them know in advance.

Thank Shain
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice meal. Delightful appetizers started the meal with very interesting flavors followed by out of this world anchovy ravioli. Fish main course was good but not outstanding. Cheese course was nice and dessert was really good. Service was equal to the really,...More

Thank xx_familyguy_xx
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

While the service is outstanding and the atmosphere relaxing, the food is quite bland. The amount of food is generous, but the menu is very limited. Overall, a good experience but an expensive evening with food that is nothing special. Simply stated, overrated. With all...More

Thank cheif002
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Just a fabulous evening! We had a lovely table in a small quaint room and very helpful staff! 5 courses of delicious food! Some choices..some served to all! Highly recommend!!

Thank Spencernewsock
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This restaurant is a little gem if you appreciate fresh ingredients, creatively and expertly prepared. Cheese and dessert courses finish up the 5 course fixed price menu and perfectly topped off our meal. The antipasti to begin consisted of three or four small offerings, including...More

Thank wagesq
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Excellent food, authentic italian, yet original. It would stand its own with top restaurants in a big italian city. All courses are great, portions are well balanced, and service and ambiance are flawless.

Thank Massimo R
Reviewed 2 May 2016

It was a 5 course menu at $85, wine paired $55. It might seems a bit expensive if you only look at it as a small old restaurant, but the quality & quantity of the food/wine paired is really superb. They served 3 small dishes...More

Thank Shirley C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 60
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
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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