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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 13 restaurants in Washington
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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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Truly one of the world's hidden gems. We loved the Inn at Little Washington. They looked after us so well!

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Whilst on holiday my wife & I had the pleasure of having a meal with friends at The Inn @ Little Washington. It was one of the best nights from start to finish. The meals were second to none. Again the cheese board awesome. Wines all paired with each meal. Overall a marvellous 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 and pleased you enjoyed your dinner. Thank you for you for your kind words. More

Poquoson, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Like most other reviews of the food at the Inn, the food was amazing. My wife and I had 3 other couples (all great friends) dine with us for my wife's birthday. I think we all considered it to be the best and most interesting meal we have ever eaten. Service was impeccable. We were greeted outside as we arrived,... More

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

We're happy you could join us with friends and enjoy a fun evening! We appreciate your review and recommendation and hope to see you again soon. More

NYC
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

From Flossie the Cheese Cow to special menus commemorating our anniversary to the car waiting for us as we walked out the door to obviously the food, this place was Spot On. Highlight of the food: Tuna "filet mignon" topped with foie gras... who would have thought? Beyond excellent and such a unique pairing! What wasn't great? We stayed in... More

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

We appreciate your nice review and comments, and understand your disappointment in not seeing the kitchen. While we accommodate kitchen tours for house guests and diners who express an interest, it is not our intent to invite all dinner guests into the kitchen nightly, as the resulting large volume of visitors would overwhelm what is our only, working kitchen. You... More

Manassas, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Best to inquire and see if you can get a package which would include dinner, lodging, parking and breakfast. The dinner by itself is expensive, yet worth the cost. Hotel accommodations are exceptional, we stayed in the Inn. The Inn has adjacent properties; however, the main inn is the way to go if you plan in advance. Hotel is a... More

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

Thank you for sharing your impressions of your stay. We are always very focused on doing our best to provide exceptional service, quality of food and lodging and are glad we succeeded with your visit. More

Vienna, Virginia
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

For that special occasion--when you want to enjoy artfully presented dishes that surprise your palate, when you accept to be seduced by a wine that might be outside your normal price range, and when you want to lean back to enjoy carefully timed, sophisticated service--this is where you should go.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to share your opinion and good advice! More

Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Everything you hope this place will be. The atmosphere, ambiance, food, service...is top. My recommendation is to stay at a local B&B in town so you can make a full experience out of visiting this part of Virginia. An experience not to be missed.

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

Thank you for your gracious review. We are pleased to read that your dinner was memorable and hope to have you as a guest next time you visit to allow you to enjoy the whole Inn at Little Washington experience! More

Alexandria, VA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Seems an odd title, but summarizes the experiences: the moment we sat down, the host and a waiter synchronized filling our water glasses to the second, and throughout the mean, they set the standard for excellent service. Needless to say, the food matched the service and ambiance. I made a secret reservation for our 25th wedding anniversary, and we arrived... More

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

Thank you very much for your review and thoughts on our ambience and service. We are pleased we could play a part in making your 25th anniversary special. More

Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

This was a second visit. It was better than I remember. The service from the time you pull up for valet, walk through to your table until the time you leave is unmatched. They make you feel like the only guest they have. I cannot say enough about the food. The presentations are gorgeous. I will not stop thinking about... More

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

Thank you for coming back for a second visit! Your comments are appreciated and remember, third time's a charm. More

Greenwich, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My wife and I dined here last November en route to a sorority-sponsored "Parents Formal" at UVa. Of course ILW has a fabulous reputation as one of the finest restaurants in the country - and it did NOT disappoint! The food was superb, the wait staff affable & attentive, and the cheese cart was not to be believed! It's clearly... More

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

Thank you for writing about your experience as you headed to UVA. We're glad your visit was fun and memorable. More

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