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Ristorante La Perla

2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20037
+1 202-333-1767
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20037
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While walking towards Georgetown for dinner we spied the Ristorante La Perla and it looked so attractive that we checked the menu and then decided to eat here. It is a very elegant setting along Pennsylvania Avenue and the staff is friendly and efficient. We...More

Thank Volunteer82
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to rate this restaurant excellent, but the food just does not make it so. The food was good, but certainly not very good or excellent. It is the restaurants atmosphere, appearance and service which make it outstanding. In spite of the average food,...More

Thank LMJST
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Perla is one of my favorite restaurants in DC. I try to eat there every time I am in town. I have taken several business associates to this restaurant and many of them re-visit on their own when in DC. Extensive menu sure to...More

1  Thank vaughanm1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So good! The owner came out to greet us. The food was delicious, especially the Misto salad and the summer vegetables.

Thank JL4Detroit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say the food isn't good, but one feels this restaurant pretends to be more than what it really is. So the price/quality ratio is not that good.

1  Thank Shardy007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family dinner arriving late a Sunday night. The staff was very friendly. Very good food for the whole family...

1  Thank Markvard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went last night with friends, the place is rustic Italian, staff were friendly, extremely attentive and quick. The owner goes around greeting people and is really friendly. We ordered a sea food platter as an appetizer, excellent! I ordered a homemade pasta with seafood and...More

Thank Mahanagy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on recommendation of my cousin. They took a last minute reservation for an early dinner. We were seated right away and had the most amazing meal! Excellent service and the owner comes around to each table. Will definitely be back!

Thank Art P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a restaurant for dinner one evening while touring and we ended up here. What a great find. We had an excellent meal, great service and it was refreshing not to be rushed. We had a very enjoyable long evening and will absolutely go...More

2  Thank MikeArchbald
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I give this place 20 stars - 5 from me, 5 from my mom, 5 from each of my grandmothers. The only other people I know who can make gnocchi as light and delicious as these are my Italian relatives. Service was impeccable, every mouthful...More

1  Thank CableCarBelle
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Merideth Z
30 June 2017|
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10 May 2016|
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Casual elegance always works!
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25 February 2015|
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Response from socialhans | Property representative |
Located on the boarder of Georgetown at the tail-end of the historic Pennsylvania Avenue. The closest metro station is Foggy Bottom Metro Station. The address is: 2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 75
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20037
    (26th & Pennsylvania Ave., NW)
  • Public Transportation: We are located within a walking distance from the Foggy-Bottom Metro Station which is serviced by the Blue and Orange Lines.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Neighbourhood: Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-1767
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Description
The restaurant of choice of many distinguished diners and restaurant critics, Ristorante La Perla of Washington, located near Georgetown at the tail-end of the historic Pennsylvania Avenue, takes its diners on a culinary journey through Italy with elegant decor surpassed only by authentic mouth-watering Italian masterpiece cuisine. During Lunch and Dinner hours, pastas and flavorful sauces simmer while prime meats, poultry, seafood and vegetables roast to treat diners to a little bit of heaven, with a long lasting memory for your taste buds, thanks to the vision of famous chef Vittorio Testa, who has kept alive the Italian culinary tradition for over three decades. Chef-Owner Vittorio Testa will make you feel like you're dining in his house. The waiters exceed expectations, and the space is garnished with painted tiles and Venetian glass to make every dining occasion a memorable one. There's also Private dining and Outdoor seating when the weather permits.
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