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1701 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1108 (R)
+1 202-667-5505
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Rochester, New York
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119 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great place for lunch al fresco on a beautiful day!! La Tomate has to have the best patio in the Dupont Circle area. If you don't want to enjoy the bustle of Connecticut Avenue, there is plenty of patio on the 20th St side where it is more quiet. Either way, you can't go wrong. The service was... More 

Thank Ross7573
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48 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A varied menu. My friends lamb chops were to die for. My home made pasta was very different. Full of taste without excess tomato or cream to mask the delicious cate flavours.

Thank YorkshireGrandma
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155 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good pasta dishes. We get tortelli and tagliatelle. Very great taste, italian style. Large choice of dessert.

Thank Squetuve7
Norwich, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a little disappointing. OK food but not exceptional. Good service. Relaxed atmosphere. Rather expensive we thought , €130 for two , two courses and a couple of drinks.

Thank CanaryHucks
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Introduced to Le Tomate by a friend - who I swear must live there - Le Tomate is my new favorite spot in DC! Relaxed, intimate, and with a delicious menu, it's the kind of place you can take Mom or meet friends for happy hour. With a fantastic flatiron shaped building, there are plenty of windows and patio to... More 

Thank JNetteDC
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Great experience from our server, food options and outside eating. Server offered suggestions which was very helpful.

Thank stevembJason
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

My son and I had a great meal here. Fantastic place to relax and unwind after a long day of touristing. The service was excellent, with an Italian accent. The specials were spot on, I had pork scallopini with a mushroom cream sauce, which was served deliciously over a bed of garlic spinach and roasted potatoes. My son enjoyed the... More 

Thank Butch B
Plock, Poland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Good italian cuisine, good prices. Location is convenient, I recommend it. Next time in Washington, I'll come back to La Tomate.

Thank jimka1984
Beaumont, Texas
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The food descriptions are a little misleading. Several in our group did not get what they expected, relative to the menu. The staff seemed unable to explain items or unwilling. The wine selection was interesting and enjoyable.

Thank jacy726
Charlotte, North Carolina
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198 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

On a busy Saturday spring evening we were seated right away to comfortable surroundings. The menu was very good with traditional and eclectic Italian dishes. A formidable wine and beverage list was presented by friendly and efficient servers. The meals were delicious and the price affordable especially for this area. Good place for dates, informal meetings or just enjoying friends.

Thank togojjh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1108
  • Public Transportation: Red Line, Dupont Circle
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-667-5505
Since 1987, La Tomate has been Dupont Circle's neighborhood bistro, featuring affordable regional Italian cuisine in a warm ambiance. Our new Prosciutto Bar, equipped with an imported Italian artisanal hand slicer offers a connoisseur selection of domestic and Italian shaved cured meats and cheeses. La Tomate is committed to providing quality service and excellent food in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Join us for a casual lunch, happy hour, dinner, weekend brunch or group events.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?