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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, International
Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been a while since I'd eaten here as I no longer work in the city. Fortunately, we found that the food was as good and the atmosphere as lovely as always. We had nice wine, Pinot Grigio and Chicken Milanese, excellent!! Well worth...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank wetired
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

French cuisine with a contemporary twist. Good salads, appetizers, fish, wine. We went for a post-graduation meal and the food and service were both excellent.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BoCoTravels
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

A good place in a great location to have a business dinner. Little to no ambient noise allowed for unstrained conversation. The portions were just right and nicely plated.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ASA224
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Ris was a great discovery for me. The food was delicious. I ordered a salad and the lamb shank, which I enjoyed tremendously. The chicken liver pate for starters was really good, including and especially the crusty bread and thin crackers that came with it....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Fernando M
Reviewed April 11, 2019

Let's start with the bar tender. He makes an amazing Martini. Introduced me to Cocchi.... Then the food was outstanding. The spaghetti squash was unbelievable. The salmon was perfect. I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 542lori
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

This is not a “see-and-be-seen” place but the place is pleasant and the food is normally great. I have been to Ris many times and find that the best values are with their “pre-theater” and “post-theater” menus which offer the best of their dishes at...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IDC637
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

WOW!! We had a huge lunch so popped in for a drink and sat at the bar. Ronnie was Amazing!! A book of knowledge! Very personable and calm. Ended up eating at the bar and sharing dessert! Curried cauliflower, Butterscotch Pudding. Both to die for!!...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank travelbug34678
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Ate here last with with a bunch of coworkers. The staf was excellent and so was the food! I had salad, trout with speghtti squash (my request), dessert and great drinks. The old fashioned was excellent. The bar tender was top notch and knew what...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dalestacey
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

I have been to RIS often & I have not had a bad meal or time ever. A friend & I met for a late dinner & we were there until closing. We both had the whole snapper & the kale salad I think. Two...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sharonbL2794KU
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Most meals are not that memorable. RIS, however, was a delight on all fronts. The food was amazing, the service fantastic, and the cocktails were the work of a skilled craftsman. This restaurant should be packed on the weekends. While it may not be on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank HPBethesda
seanpatricka, General Manager at RIS, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Dear HPBethesda, We feel like it’s OUR birthday, with that lovely review! It’s great to hear that you birthday dinner was an evening to remember. That you shared it with the world is a true gift to us. We can’t thank you enough for your...More

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Sharron G
March 18, 2017|
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Response from risdcpr | Property representative |
Yes we offer valet for $10 Monday-Friday at 6:30pm and Sunday- Saturday 5pm All Day Parking is available at the PMI Parking Garage on 24th Street NW between M and L. Parking is $10 with validation from RIS for same day... More
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Scallop ceviche was out of this world
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