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“Al Crostino in the DC Shaw neighborhood. Worth the ride from Leesburg”
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Al Crostino
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Ranked #829 of 3,703 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: US$ 16 - US$ 32
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: U Street Corridor
Description: Family-operated, Al Crostino is an intimate Italian restaurant located in Washington D.C. That exudes a 'la famiglia' atmosphere. This Neapolitan family offers a collection of flavorsome dishes, priding themselves on their homemade pasta, fresh fish, desserts, and their assortment of exquisite Italian wines.
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Super nicely decorated restaurant. We had the window table. Service was great. Food was delicious. Pricey: $150 with tip for three people with one glass of wine, one beer, one bottled water, no dessert or appetizer.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

My party of 5 had an amazing evening celebrating 2 birthdays at Al Crostino. We have been frequenting this restaurant for many years and consider it to be the best Italian restaurant in DC. Owned by a mother-daughter team, they consistently deliver fresh, authentic dishes such as homemade pastas, meat and fish specialties and homemade desserts. On Tuesdays, all pastas are $14; on Wednesdays they have 30% off all wines; and they also have a great Sunday brunch with bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary's. For appetizers we had caprese, oven-roasted octopus and meatballs. For dinner we had an assortment of pastas and pollo alla milanese. All great! And for dessert we had a special dark chocolate salami roll -- unique and flavorful. They also have a great wine list. Worth a visit! -- in the popular Shaw section of town.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place has great food and excellent pasta and competent service. I recently had parpadelle with lam ragu which was excellent.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We ate here this evening. Small family owned & run Italian restaurant. I almost never give 5* in every category however this place was wonderful. Service, food everything. If we lived in DC we would be regulars. Definitely worth trying it out.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Went on a recommendation and were not disappointed. Staff were friendly and efficient. Food selection was limited but our choices were good. Portions were small by American standards and quite expensive. It is more of a special occasion venue.

Thank Lynn W
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