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Sette Osteria

Dupont Circle
Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039 (Connecticut avenue and R street)
Red Line Dupont Circle stop; exit onto Q street (north end of station) and walk one block north on west side of Connecticut to Sette Osteria. We are on the southwest corner of Connecticut Avenue and R Street, two blocks north of Dupont Circle (formerly the location of the Janus movie theaters). Sette Osteria next to G-Star/ Benetton.
202-483-3070
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice dinner

Such an enjoyable evening! I'm sure that the company didn't hurt at all! My wife and are moving to Denver soon, and her dear friends wanted to take us to dinner to celebrate. The ambiance was nice. Not too casual, but not over the top either. Outside seating was available, though we sat inside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Cozmo1968
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Alexandria, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
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Alexandria, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Such an enjoyable evening! I'm sure that the company didn't hurt at all! My wife and are moving to Denver soon, and her dear friends wanted to take us to dinner to celebrate. The ambiance was nice. Not too casual, but not over the top either. Outside seating was available, though we sat inside, there was still a nice breeze... More 

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Clinton, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Excellent Italian on Dupont Circle. This was my third visit to Sette. Professional service, varied menu, food delicious and well-presented.

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Boston
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127 reviews 127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Went with a big group and everyone felt well-fed between the pizzas, eggplant parm, spaghetti and meatballs. Very good service and a pleasant setting. A little cool to eat outside, but maybe next time? Lots of small kids, if that's an issue for you.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I went here with my family and we were waiting for our food for more than an hour. I feel this place needs to hurry up with their service.

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Dresden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My friend and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner. She has the salmon with vegetables, and I had a mixed grill with salmon, shrimp, and some of the best calamari I've had. The service was good and overall an enjoyable meal. I'll return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Good place, atmosphere, waitresses and food.....late night dinner couldn't have been better and thanks Mirna

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New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This restaurant was a moderately priced Italian food restaurant located new Dupont circle. The service was great and the food was delicious. It was a very vibrant restaurant

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Portland, Oregon
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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Great Location just a few blocks from Dupont Circle. Lasagna was better than the Fettucine Bolognese. Kind servers and special orders accomodated. Enjoyed dessert with recommended licqueur. Outdoor seating, but too cold for this visit. A nice time.

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Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We ate here and enjoyed the mail. Nothing super out of the ordinary but good enough to hold up to Washington DC standards (which have improved over the years). We checked online and they had lots of room this past Saturday so we showed up without booking on-line. When we arrived, they said they were completely booked and could not... More 

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76 reviews 76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this excellent restaurant as we were wandering around Dupont Circle searching for a place to dine. We did not have a reservation and the restaurant was packed. At first I thought we were going to be turned away, but the maitre'd was most accommodating. He offered us a table for two by the bar,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039
    (Connecticut avenue and R street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line Dupont Circle stop; exit onto Q street (north end of station) and walk one block north on west side of Connecticut to Sette Osteria. We are on the southwest corner of Connecticut Avenue and R Street, two blocks north of Dupont Circle (formerly the location of the Janus movie theaters). Sette Osteria next to G-Star/ Benetton.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: 202-483-3070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?