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Acqua al 2

212 7th Street Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20003 (Capitol Hill)
(202) 525-4375
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Ranked #48 of 2,645 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Eastern Market Metro
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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Smyrna, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We came for lunch and shared 2 dishes. The gorgonzola gnocchi was a little salty, as expected, but melt-in-your-mouth. We also had some kind of mushroom pasta that was delicious! The bread and wine were good, too! Thanks!

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Clarksville, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The food and service was fantastic. We had the fresh rolled ricotta and spinach balls that just melted in your mouth. The porcini mushroom bowtie pasta and broccoli orecchiette was homemade, silky smooth and beautiful presentation. For our main courses we had sea bass and steak. Again perfectly cooked ... the sea bass was pan seared for an ever so... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We usually don't venture out of Maryland, but this restaurant was recommended to us. We tried it for my birthday and left so happy! We arrived and found parking easy and right in front. The food was delicious and enjoyed the option for tasting a variety of items on the menu. It was easy to talk, food was toasty and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love the food at this restaurant. It's Italian and even more, it's Florentine. The pasta is perfect. I enjoy the gnocchi with gorgonzola sauce. My favorite main course is the beef filet with blueberry sauce. Yes, blueberry sauce! It sounds crazy but that's what makes it genius. Great wines & a super cheese plate or dessert to end the... More

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Hewlett, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You feel like your in Florence, which is a good thing. Waiter was knowledgeable, noise level was moderate, and food was very good. The burrata special over spaghetti squash with honey and pomegranite was good, the arugala and pear salad was also very good. The filet mignon in blueberry sauce was outstanding. The shrimp over linguine with veggies was also... More

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Mt Pleasant, SC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The food was really good hear. However, the server never came back after delivering the food to see if it was prepared correctly(it wasn't). The server also forgot part of the order. I really expected better. Maybe it was an off night and the food was worth going but I won't be back.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went to this restaurant with our daughter and son in law. They had been to the one in Italy and loved it. I will preface this by saying my husband is not a big fan of Italian food. The service was very good but the menu in the restaurant did not match the one they had on their website.... More

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Maryland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Wonderful dining experience. Wholeheartedly recommend: assagio di segundi--three steaks each with a different sauce, Lombatina al Pepe Verde with patate al forno--what veal chop!, assagio di dulce. Pleasant and attentive server. What fine evening. Will definitely return.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A bit out of town but well worth seeking out - fabulous Italian dishes in good atmosphere. Serve Amarone too - which is a bonus. Book ahead as it was very busy. Enjoy!!

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Edina, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I've eaten at Acqua Al 2 previously. The food is excellent. The service is friendly and attentive. The décor is rustic Italian, not white table cloth formal but warm and comfortable. My most recent dinner was with my wife on a special anniversary. I did notify the restaurant when I made the reservation. So I'm not surprised we had especially... More

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Additional Information about Acqua al 2

Address: 212 7th Street Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20003
Phone Number: (202) 525-4375
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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