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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 - 10:30 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: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 48
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fair priced and good food

Many tourists are taken aback by restaurant prices in Washington. Some are also a bit scared by fanciness in ingredients. But Sette is just good Italian food that is relatable to tourists and locals at reasonable prices. I would recommend the pizzas, but lots of choices. Just had a wonderful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
David S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The food was the best.....the host and waiters treat us like royal ...there was no wait time..all the items we try and had nothing bad to say

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Many tourists are taken aback by restaurant prices in Washington. Some are also a bit scared by fanciness in ingredients. But Sette is just good Italian food that is relatable to tourists and locals at reasonable prices. I would recommend the pizzas, but lots of choices. Just had a wonderful brunch with a dozen family and friends, including young children,... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had 7pm for Friday night and the food, timing and service was great. prices were average compared to our area. Water boys helped and filled in for wait staff. Management was on the floor asking how things were

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I enjoyed a lovely meal last week at this restaurant. I was seated, upon my request, at some distance from the music. Every five minutes or so, various staff checked to see if everything were to my satisfaction. The ravioli dish, the soup, the wine, and bread were all terrific. Would go back there again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were drawn to this place on our first night in DC since it was close to our B&B. Too full and 30 minute wait, so we moved on. Came back the next night and got seated. So glad we tried again. The pumpkin ravioli was fantastic as was the classic lasagna. We actually had a hard time choosing from... More 

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Taormina, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Nothing special!!! We got the suppli' al telefono, Fried rice with mozzarella, and fettuccine alfredo and both were simple ok, nothing special. The bad part of the dish was the pizza, I think that they don't use mozzarella but some cheese flavorless and the pizza dough was too thin and saltless. Just ok, nothing special. I love the ambiance and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It's the morning after having dinner at Sette Osteria, and my stomach is still feeling queazy from having a few slices of the pizza special. The pizza, described by the manager as paper thin and crispy, had in reality a medium-thick gooey crust and slathered with parmesan cheese of questionable origin -- the kind of cheese that sticks to teeth... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Visited for a quick brunch on a Sunday, they said the only had space outside. This suited me because it sounded raucous inside thought it also sounded like people were having lots of fun. Very good food and prompt service, would not fault anything

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We ate dinner before the theater at their newly opened 1634 14th St location. We arrived at 6:15pm and were promptly seated as their were few diners at that time. The staff was very friendly and helpful. My key metric for such a restaurant is whether we can get out by curtain time and we were out in an hour.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

visited restaurant with a large group one evening. I had salmon and a green leaf salad. My food was very tasty and everyone seemed to enjoy their selection.

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Additional Information about Sette Osteria

Address: 1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039
Phone Number: 202-483-3070
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
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
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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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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