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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 11 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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Arlington, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A lot of places - hotels and restaurants alike - claim what has now become cliche "5 star experience". The Inn at Little Washington delivers it. We dined there on Saturday night for my birthday, and there is literally nothing I could recommend for the place to improve. The ambiance is fantastic, the service is impeccable, and the food is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Last night was my second trip to the Inn at Little Washington, and I can't wait for the next...probably just as soon as a winter menu replaces the autumnal offering. I started with a Beyond the Stratosphere champagne cocktail, then the amuse bouche, a shot of an incredible fall-flavored soup and another two hours of gourmet heaven. It certainly more... More

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Lambertville, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

for foodies its the pinnacle, at least on this side of the country! Had heard about this restaurant for years...Did not disappoint. Everything is done with panache. The service was terrific, friendly and knowledgeable . Thank you for a memorable evening.

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

Thank you very much for your kind review. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed in the Inn two nights and ate there both nights. Everything is beyond all expectations! The food is out of this world. The service is spectacular . They knew what I needed before I knew what I wanted. Everything is thought of down to the smallest of details. Truly a great experience.

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

We're glad you could be with us for two nights and pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We take pride in our service levels and anticipating our guest's needs and appreciate your recognition of that. More

Arlington, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Washington, VA is nothing to write home about - a little town in the middle of nowhere. However, the Inn at Little Washington Restaurant is absolutely something to write home about and shout from the rooftops! Chef O'Connell opened a 5-star restaurant in the countryside but it is AMAZING! When you walk through the door, you know immediately you are... More

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

Thank you very much for your inspiring remarks and description of your evening here. We are so pleased that we could create such fond memories for you and we find your comments to be the very essence of that which is our passion and motivates us to create memorable dining experiences for all of our guests. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I tried the Indian summer menu and it was exquisite. I have always been critical of the heavy and clashing flavors of American cuisine but not here. you will be able to taste complementing flavors in your mouth. There are no onions over powering anything; all ingredients work and enhance the rest of the ingredients. Add to that, great service... More

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

Thank you for your comments and compliments on the menu. Our three menus; Our Enduring Classics, Appalachian Autumn and Harvest Moon each provide a distinctive 7 course dinner designed to appeal to one's taste, food preferences and interest in exploring new flavors and complimentary ingredients. We're glad you enjoyed your choice of menu! More

Cary, North Carolina
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had the 10 course Gastronomie meal, and it had some of the best food I have ever tasted! Delectable sorbets, and a tuna filet that made my eyes tear up because it was so delicious! Very good wine pairings with appropriate fills. Exquisite!

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

We appreciate your review and very nice comments. Thank you. More

St Michaels
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71 reviews 71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been going since the floors were cement slabs and the cream dispensers were ceramic cows. It was great in the beginning and better now. So many choices, so brilliantly prepared with the most highly trained wait staff anywhere. A glamorous, theactrical place for the most special events or whenever you can't chance disappointment. Patrick O'Connell cares about every... More

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

Thank you for your review and for being such a loyal guest. We are grateful that you have been returning for so many years. Your comments are especially nice to hear as our desire is to provide inspired cuisine that is memorable and exceeds our guest's expectations. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

There's not much to be said about the Inn that hasn't already been posted. It's hard to believe this establishment is able to live up the extraordinarily high expectations of new visitors, but it did. The total experience was nothing less than sensational. I've never been so well-cared for during a dining experience. The Inn at Little Washington is an... More

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

Thank you very much for your generous compliment and kind words. We're glad your visit was all that you expected, and perhaps a little more! We hope you can visit again. More

Richmond, VA
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

One, if not the, best meals I have ever had. The service is impeccable and the food is out of this world. My husband and I celebrated our first anniversary there and had a truly exceptional dining experience.

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

we are so glad that you could be with us for your first anniversary. Thank you for your nice words. 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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