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Giovanni's Trattu

) #427 of 2,595 Restaurants in Washington DC ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian
1823 Jefferson Place NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
+1 202-452-4960
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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1823 Jefferson Place NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

small, cozy, excellent food, small but nice wine list. Portions are great. Eggplant Parmesan very light & taste; Veal Marsala very nicely done. . Pleasant staff. Absolutely will go back.

Thank LAT46
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I found this restaurant by accident. It is 1 block from a number of prime real estate restaurants on a quiet street and on the lower level. The decor is very European in the quaint mom and pop type of way. The servers speak multiple...More

Thank sarjorlip
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small restaurant. It has been around for a long time. Table cloths, old school bar and traditional Italian fare. We had 7 in our party and it was a tight squeeze in the end of the restaurant. It ended up cozy. The...More

Thank Anil D
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I was in DC for a girls' weekend and we enjoyed dinner here on Saturday night. The restaurant was full so I suggest you make a reservation. It is located on a quiet side street, a few steps below street level. All of us enjoyed...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a "locals" place and were not disappointed with our choice. Ressonably priced with good food. Our only disappointment was that our waitress left for the night without letting us know.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Four of us, good food. Nice cozy atmosphere. Friendly service. Chicken parm was good as well as veal. Pasta dish was tasty. Medium size portions. Avoid the mussels, chewy and only 8.

Thank karens3boys
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went for a business dinner with a couple of colleagues. Walking distance from the Mayflower hotel, in a quaint side street, and downstairs - this is a basement location. Décor is charming and comfortable, and the food service was very good. I had insalata Caprese...More

Thank ahijado2
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a trendy flashy D.C. Restaurant this is not it. This is a small quaint family run neighborhood restaurant with delicious Italian food and great service. Loved the fettuccine! I'd go back!❤️❤️❤️

Thank Leannepit
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Spouse and I had a great dining experience at this small old fashioned Italian restaurant. The interior looks like it could be from the set from "Goodfellas" or "The Godfather". Restaurants like this are rare outside NYC. Food was excellent. Spouse had the Italian seafood...More

Thank trishDerwood
Reviewed 13 November 2016

All 5 of us loved our food. The calamari was tender, the mixed meat, cheese and olive appetizer tray excellent. The bolognese was very good, the LINGUINE ALLE VONGOLE PICCANTI excellent, the POLLO ROLLATO ALLA BIONDA excellent and the Spiedino di gamberi alla Chioggiotta out...More

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1823 Jefferson Place NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
    (Between Connecticut Ave. NW and 19th St. NW)
  • Public Transportation: Farragut North Metro Station (Red) Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red) Farragut West Metro Station (Blue, Orange)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Connecticut Ave/ K Street
  • Neighbourhood: Connecticut Ave/ K Street
  • Phone Number: +1 202-452-4960
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