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Eloping in DC

jussca May 23, 2012 07:14 PM

Looking for nice, upscale, romantic restaurant. Eloping in DC in early July and have no idea where to eat. Want something memorable. Price is not an issue, nothing too exotic, anywhere near courthouse. Thanks!

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    2000man Feb 18, 2013 09:41 PM


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      DCDOLL Jan 28, 2013 01:15 PM

      1789 or Tosca

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        Elyssa May 24, 2012 02:41 PM

        Congrats! How exciting! I would go to the Source or Equinox. Both are wonderful places to celebrate where they will treat you like VIPs. Wonderful wine programs and interesting food.

        If you let the restaurants know ahead of time what you are celebrating I'm sure they'll make it an experience to remember.

        Bonus--the President and First Lady have dined at both locations, which makes for a fun story---as if eloping isn't a story enough. :)

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          Doh May 24, 2012 10:13 AM

          Other places to consider-- The Source, City Zen, J&G Steakhouse.

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            katecm May 24, 2012 09:55 AM

            Tom Sietsema always says that when you do an occasion like this, you want to eat at a restaurant that will be here for future anniversaries. I'd say Tabard Inn would be perfect along those lines - delicious, charming, and with a gorgeous patio that time of year. You could even get a room there if you'd like.

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              CecileB Feb 18, 2013 08:16 AM

              I love Tabard Inn for really special occasions, particularly if you love antiques in a rich setting. I would stay there. It's lovely. They have a garden dining room in the summer that feels like Paris.

            2. DanielK May 24, 2012 08:00 AM

              I think the most romantic dining room in the city is at Marcel's, and the food is fabulous.

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                dcandohio May 24, 2012 07:02 AM

                Congrats! Consider Tosca, Oval Room, Equinox, Corduroy.

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                  Pappy May 24, 2012 05:25 AM

                  Now there is a post topic that we don't see very often!

                  Adour would be nice. So would Plume at the Jefferson Hotel.

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                    law_doc89 Jan 27, 2013 01:28 PM

                    Plume absolutely fits what you want.

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                    Teddybear May 24, 2012 04:40 AM

                    Friends celebrated at 701 and it was a lovely venue.

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