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Inn at Little Washington

309 Main St, Washington, VA 22747
+1 540-675-3800
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Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Washington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $168 - $248
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A 5 Star, 5 Diamond country house hotel retreat, The Inn at Little Washington presents exquisite American Cuisine with a French influence in a charming and sophisticated dining room. The sumptuous award-winning cuisine is accompanied by a Wine Spectator Grand Award wine cellar with over 2,500 selections.
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English first
Manalapan, New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have never written a review on trip advisor but felt compelled to write about our recent dining experience and stay at the Inn at Little Washington. First, the restaurant and Inn are visual heaven. They are spectacularly beautiful. The furniture, the wallpaper, the lighting fixtures, the fabric and general decor are a delightful mix and match of contrasts which... More 

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your review regarding your stay. We appreciate your comments as your encounter was not representative of our customary service and we can understand your disappointment. We are very focused on our service levels and are dedicated to maintaining only the highest standards. Please contact me directly if I can assist further or follow-up with your experience. More 

Bigfork
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

When my husband asked me where I wanted to go for my 60th birthday dinner. The answer was easy "The Inn at Little Washington"! And - I was not disappointed. Just about the best meal I ever had!

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

We are happy we could be a part of your 60th birthday and that your evening was memorable. We appreciate your nice comments and will look forward to seeing you again...61? More 

Bethesda, Maryland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

They used to have two options for dinner....the tasting menu, or a prix fixe with multiple options for each course. Now they only have three tasting menus, one of which is vegetarian. I've been there multiple times, and as a somewhat picky eater (don't like raw fish), I strongly preferred the prix fixe. Even allowing for mixing and matching from... More 

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us and for your ongoing loyalty. We are pleased to hear that you love the Inn experience, and would appreciate an opportunity to ensure that the next time you dine, every single course exceeds your expectations. While we do present our guests with three, 7-course tasting menus to choose... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Inn keeps doing what they do so well. Special dinners here never fail to impress. We have been returning here for years, and cannot wait for your next visit.

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and compliments. We look forward to seeing you again as well. More 

Richmond, Virginia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were there New Year's Eve with friends. The food was absolutely delicious; flavors were familiar, but different; integrated, but still distinct. The service was impeccable. Everyone was very festive and the Inn was well-decorated for the theme of "Burlesque." The New Year was counted down and celebrated with everyone. We had a fabulous time.

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice words about New Year's Eve. We're glad you could be with us and we had a fun evening with all of our friends. Happy New year! More 

Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband took me to the inn for our anniversary. We were enveloped by the beautiful, gracious surroundings from the start. The afternoon tea and breakfast were terrific and wonderfully relaxing. Our room was beautifully appointed. Dinner, however, was beyond words. With every course I would thing it was the best food ever, and then somehow the next course was... More 

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you could be with us for your anniversary and spend the night as our guest. Your comments regarding your dinner are very thoughtful and inspiring to us as we pursue excellence in our culinary and service standards. Thank you again for taking the time to write. More 

Philadelphia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Had a fantastic dinner, with excellent service, in a beautiful, formal setting! Everything on the chef's "Classic" tasting menu was cooked to perfection: every course was delectable! The cheese selection at the end of dinner was a delightful, charming finale!!

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and compliments regarding your dinner. We're glad you enjoyed the setting, our "Classic" tasting menu and selection of cheeses following your meal. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Spotsylvania, Virginia
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

This was my third time dining here although I have not been here in about 6 years. The food was fabulous as it was the prior times I had eaten there. The town itself is a jewel and the drive out on Rt 522 quite scenic. There were 4 in our party. Two had the vegetarian tasting menu, I had... More 

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

We appreciate your time in sharing the impressions of your dinner and we are pleased that you enjoyed the tasting menu selections. Your comments are very helpful and we look forward to welcoming you back in the spring. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Since 1984, I have been to the Inn about 7 times. This is still a unique experience, however the new menu changes has several drawbacks. The menus are sequenced with more unusual and less mainstream items (organ meats). The Inn can cook and prepare anything with perfection- its just that if I want Lobster or Beef, I don't want to... More 

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your dinner. While each of the three menus are designed to provide variety, complimentary selections and flavors, course to course, our goal is to accommodate individual preferences as well, and diners are welcome to change courses among the different menus. Thank you again for your time and review. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We came here with our sons for my partner's birthday, and had a truly memorable dinner. Two of us had the "Enduring Classics," the other two chose the "Appalachian Autumn" menu, and there was lots of cross-sampling. While many dishes were outstanding, the "Marriage of Hot and Cold Foie Gras with Sauternes Gelée and Fig Marmalade" was simply out of... More 

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IALW, General Manager at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and recognition of our service, Wine Director and your dinner. Your descriptive and positive comments are very helpful as we pursue our service and culinary goals and we're glad you could be with us for a special occasion with friends and family. More 

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Additional Information about Inn at Little Washington

Address: 309 Main St, Washington, VA 22747
Phone Number: +1 540-675-3800
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rappahannock County  >  Washington
Average Prices: USD 168 - 248
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Eclectic

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