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Acqua al 2

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Thu, 4/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Dinner menu is available at all times
Served with mixed salad
Frittate are only available Saturday and Sunday Frittate are served with a side salad and 2 pieces of grilled Italian bread choice of
Proscuitto Di Parma E Mozzarella
Zucchini, Parmigiano E Mozzarella
Spinaci E Pecorino
Acqua al 2's DC outpost brings the same authentic Tuscan cuisine you would find in it's home city of Florence, Italy. With a wide array of vegetarian pastas, hand-carved steaks, and fresh seafood, Acqua al 2 is perfect for a celebratory dinner, or casual dining al-fresco on the patio across from historic Eastern Market.
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Italian, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food, ambience and service at Acqua al 2 are exceptional. Our server was extremely knowledgable of the wine selection and menu and provided awesome recommendations. He was friendly and attentive without detracting from the enjoyment of our dining experience. This is rare! The food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I ate here for the first time with locals and was quite impressed. My salad was fresh and I ordered the filet mignon with reduced blueberry sauce which was both unique and tasty. Will definitely eat here again during a trip through DC.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My step-daughter lives in DC, so she rep'd this place & we met her & her boyfriend (for the first time!) at this cozy spot. We had a terrific experience. Buratta was home-made. My fav of the night were the spinach balls - light &...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank brittbaustin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our daughter last night, she has been to the original in Florence, and we've been a couple of time. The first time I ate there I had the best halibut I've ever had in my life. Last night my husband got a special,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank patsix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you only have one night to eat out in Wash DC, then you have to go to Acqua al 2. Have the specialty - Blueberry Filet. Delicious and fantastic. Have any pasta, they’re all great. We had long fusili with fungi and mascarpone. Oh...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Charles F
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Mixed Salad fresh good pungent dressing. The tagliatelle rage had great flavor and I would order again. Just not big size portions as you would expect at an Italian restaurant. I had an appetizer too, the cheese all good, just not enough to share. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sarac346
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Many pasta dishes to choose from but otherwise limited menu. Very busy restaurant. Happy we went but don’t expect to return.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JAH1809
Reviewed February 4, 2019

I went to dine at the restaurant during DC Restaurant week. I was well aware that a patron was not going to have the benefit of the full menu. I found the menu to be wanting, sadly

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DCtraveller1147
Reviewed February 1, 2019

My wife, step-son and daughter-in-law went to dinner as he heard it was a great place for Italian food. It was delicious. We went on a Sunday during the shutdown so DC was quiet. We had an early reservation and it filled up soon after...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stevef704
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We came with two other couples and that was a mistake. Even with reservations, we were crammed in a front room by the door. With that and the loud music, we had to shout to be heard. That said, the food and wine were good....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Marcia Z
October 17, 2018|
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Response from Trotter1300 | Reviewed this property |
I attended a wedding reception. People were dressed accordingly.
July 6, 2017|
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Response from Ann P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, worth a call to see.
June 23, 2016|
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Response from edisong2013 | Reviewed this property |
There is usually street parking on streets near the restaurant after 6:30.
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