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Inn at Little Washington

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309 Main St, Washington, VA 22747
+1 540-675-3800
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best experience in the world! Enjoyed a dinner date with my then boyfriend and later got married at the Inn at Little Washington. Love & Passion is what defines the Inn at every sense you can imagine. Memories of a lifetime and beyond. Nothing in the world can explain how incredible the Inn is!

2 Thank Lisa S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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190 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal I ever ate. Every course is delicious and beautifully presented. We began withe three amuse bouche then four courses. Intermezzo and dessert. Plan to return soon.

Thank ebfk
Washington DC
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard and read all of the rave reviews about the cuisine and service here, but until you experience it, you don't really know. I can't add much to what has been written before other than to say, I've been fortunate enough to eat in many fine restaurants throughout the world, and I have found none finer than The... More 

1 Thank SailorMiguel
McLean, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long awaited dream fulfilled. Loved every minute. Still savoring the experience. We and our friends were there from 7:30 to 11:30 and Truly felt special throughout the entire evening.

Thank IAA2013
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Those of us riding two (or more!) different cultures can’t help but compare what we get here and what we get there, how do we get it and when. We know how to adapt our expectations, our hopes, and our desires. Nonetheless we, the adventurous intrepid, always searching for “the moment,” the most of the most, the vantage point from... More 

2 Thank MoninVentures
The_IALW, Managing Director at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Dear MoninVentures, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your visit to The Inn. We will be sharing your comments with the restaurant leadership team and look forward to you joining us again in the future. With warm regards, More 

Silver Spring, Md
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

My husband and I went to the Inn of Little Washington to celebrate a milestone birthday. With our experience in fine dining, our expectations for one of the best (and expensive) restaurants in the country I will admit is high. The food offerings did not disappoint. Although the restaurant is now only offering the selection menu, there are three groups... More 

1 Thank LE-from-MD
The_IALW, Managing Director at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Dear LE-from-MD, Thank you for sharing your experience with us at The Inn for your special occasion and for noting you " .. had a wonderful dinner with fabulous food and wine". Your observations on service and timing challenges are invaluable and we will be sharing them with the restaurant leadership team to continue to enhance and perfect our service.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

The place was highly recommended by friends of ours, but when we came, it turned out they had been underestimating it. Haven't eaten such a delicious food! They have a special table located in the kitchen - try to get that one. The experience will worth it!

Thank Milena P
Falls Church, Virginia
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We were there for New Year's Eve and to celebrate a 75th birthday. It did not disappoint. The ambiance and the food were bibulous. The evening's theme was Morocco and everyone was dresses in caftans etc. The decor was beautiful and the ceilings covered with balloons. It looked very festive. There was a prix fixe dinner and yes, it was... More 

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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

My wife and I along with another couple dined here between Christmas and New Year's Eve, and had an outstanding experience. First, the food ... from the amuse bouches through all the courses to the desserts ... was phenomenal. There are 3 menus to choose from and courses can be selected from all three. Looking at other reviews here, I... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Okay, when you decide to take your family to the Inn, you are resigned to spending whatever it is to luxuriate in the arms of Patrick O'Connell and his extraordinary vision of both elegance and kitsch. So this review is not about the money. It is, rather, about a covenant a chef has to provide his guests the very best... More 

1 Thank TarteTatin22g
The_IALW, Managing Director at Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Dear TarteTatin22g, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dinner with us at The Inn and we appreciate your constructive feedback and useful insights which we are sharing with the restaurant and kitchen leadership teams. Please accept our apologies that your experience did not exceed the expectations compared to your last "excellent" visit and we look forward... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$218 - $218
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Main St, Washington, VA 22747
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rappahannock County  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 540-675-3800
A Michelin Two Star, Forbes 5 Star, AAA 5 Diamond country house hotel retreat, The Inn at Little Washington presents exquisite American Cuisine with a French influence in a charming and sophisticated dining room. The sumptuous award-winning cuisine is accompanied by a Wine Spectator Grand Award wine cellar with over 2,500 selections.

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