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Le Diplomate

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Sat, 2/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
French, European
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A large group of us went to Le Diplomate for a very early weekday dinner. We sat at separate tables. Two shared the seafood tower for their main dish, preceded by escargot and a salad; another had the oysters. All were satisfied with the dishes...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DrRuthK1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well it was a difficult task to get a reservation,but it was worth it. We were seated promptly even though one of our guests was late. The wait staff were pleasant and not pretentious at all. Nice selection of wines by the glass and bottle....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Wil012014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Diplomate is always a great experience and the food never disappoints. No matter what I get, I know it will be wonderful. This time we had the Foie Gras and Beef Bourguignon. Yes, I know. Heart attack on a plate. But, it's so fantastic...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Susan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily one of my go to places in DC for brunch and dinner! Love the food and service. I have tried most things on the menu and have not been disappointed. I look forward to having another excuse to go here soon. The ambiance is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank barbiekr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I have been to Le Diplomate, be it a week day or a weekend day, the restaurant is pretty busy. This used to be my go to place for late night drinks and a snack. The bar is usually busy, but the bartenders...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went after Studio Theater on a Sunday nite for a latish (9:30) dinner and had excellent French onion soup and trout almondine with crusty French breads (with softened butter). Pleasant bistro setting.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ed G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been very lucky this weekend with a few really good restaurants. Maybe not just luck because I check TripAdvisor, so I feel obligated to give back to the community. We had brunch and all the food we ordered was very good. I personally...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 2DanA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a very special restaurant with a fantastic interior, great ambiance & food that is first class. Service is excellent & efficient with friendly warm smiles Very welcoming & highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JohnOB51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a top fine French dining experience last evening with friends. Best trout almondine ever. Upscale Paris Bistro settings.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank houston72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've traveled to Washington, DC, over 50 times during the past 30 years and have dined at a number of remarkable restaurants in the process. But Le Diplomate deserves special mention for its customer service and food. We were fortunate to have Nabil assigned to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from The_Original_NJM | Reviewed this property |
Try calling the restaurant directly ... (202) 332-3333. Our server, Lauren really made our visit special. If she is working I would try to get her to take care of your group.
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Jannes G | Reviewed this property |
Same answer as above - a charge per person usually refers to larger parties where the tax is automatically included on the bill
October 26, 2016|
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Response from rose4718 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure, perhaps 20?
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