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Osteria Morini

301 Water St SE, Suite 109, Washington DC, DC 20003-3734
+1 202-484-0660
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
301 Water St SE, Suite 109, Washington DC, DC 20003-3734
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First thing you notice is all of the light. Ceiling to floor windows, overlooking the river and graceful sidewalks and community areas. Next you'll enjoy a wide variety of seating options. Indoor/outdoor. Lively bar scene, or more quiet corner table. I started with the house-made...More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pasta was really fresh and so was the seafood. The meat and cheese platter we got was exceptional also. The pork belly was greasy but the of the choices were pleasant. I had the seafood soup and it was excellent. My wife had the truffle...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance and I arrived 15 minutes early and were seated before our reservation. It wasn't crowded as we expected but that part will come later. We sat down and were asked if we wanted sparkling or tap water, we choose sparkling. Our server, Derrick...More

Thank Maxwell M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waterfront dining near Navy Yard. Casual atmosphere. Menus could use replacement, were well worn. We asked about a "primi" as served in Italy, and that was a head scratcher for them, but they decided they would serve us a pasta entrée "family style" with 3...More

Thank wisconsinwinegirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cappelletti pasta--truffled ricotta ravioli, prosciutto, and .... melted butter (don't plan on sharing). Oh, and the roasted Italian cauliflower, awesome.

Thank EstradaRon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a birthday lunch based on the reviews. Turns out Sunday is casual creche day - the place was packed with poorly dressed people with noisy kids. Not my idea of a classy riverside brunch spot - so well done the people...More

Thank DrStoat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there with a friend ... had been there before for dinner and a September feast with roasted porchetta.. thisI had a soft shell crab sandwich that was super light, tasty and filling at the same time, accompanied by an excellent IPA, which reinforced...More

Thank 944giorgiog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner with my wife. Been there before for lunch which was very good. However, our dinner experience was at best, two stars. It started with the hostess asking us 3X if we paid the bar tab, and then then another hostess asked us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Everyone in our group ordered from their pasta selection and it was all perfectly cooked. But I'm sorry to say we waited 55 min for our food after we ordered. We were a party of 5 and we had reservations. Unacceptable but...More

Thank carolyn c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

... we found the management inhospitable and intolerant. We went there for lunch, and had an infant (fast asleep) with us in a stroller. Not only they wouldn't let us sit inside (it was 95 degrees F outside), but they put us in the very...More

Thank Kershasp
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April 21, 2017|
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Response from napman | Reviewed this property |
There are alcoves within the indoor space which are separated from the larger space. There is also a nice patio area which would be perfect if the weather is good. Both my wife and I love this restaurant. One warning. If... More
May 27, 2016|
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Response from MPH | Reviewed this property |
They have outdoor seating, which should be able to reserve. The seat inside were ok. No place inside to play for youngsters; in fact the restaurant floor is unusually busy, with staff moving quickly around tables. The front... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Water St SE, Suite 109, Washington DC, DC 20003-3734
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-484-0660
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Osteria Morini hails from NYC-based Altamarea Group and Chef Michael White, serving cuisine from the Emilia Romagna region of Northern Italy.
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