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I'm heading to DC for a quick visit, can you recommend your top 3 picks? I'm flexible on the type of cuisine.

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  1. Do you care about cost, location, vibe etc?

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    1. re: Elyssa

      DC has literally hundreds of wonderful places to eat, depending on your tastes, wallet, and choice of locations.

      My recommendations would be:

      Top end, fine dining -

      Michel Richard Citronelle
      3000 M Street NW
      Washington, DC 20007

      Palena (back room)
      3529 Connecticut Ave NW
      Washington, DC 20008

      City Zen (Mandarin Oriental Hotel)
      1330 Maryland Avenue, SW
      Washington, DC

      For good Italian food and a great, well priced, wine list:

      Dino
      3435 Connecticut Avenue
      Washington, DC 20008

      For ethnic food and fun and scene:

      Zaytinya (Middle Eastern/Meze)
      701 9th St NW
      Washington, DC 20001

      Rasika (Indian)
      633 D Street, NW
      Washington, DC 20004

      Etete (Ethiopian)
      1942 9th Street NW
      Washington, DC 20001

    2. Citronelle, Eve, Palena