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1329 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 1329, Washington DC, DC 20036-1846
+1 202-429-0209
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (23 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1329 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 1329, Washington DC, DC 20036-1846
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful place for weeknight dinner with husband and 7-yr-old twins. Service was extremely friendly and responsive. Half portions of pasta are available for children. My kids loved the tortellini with mushroom cream sauce and spaghetti bolognese. Rigatoni with sausage was excellent. Stuffed gnocchi in cream...More

Thank MomfromGA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had a wonderful meal in this lovely restaurant. Staff friendly, food excellent and service quick and efficient, would definitely recommend for an authentic, tasty Italian meal.

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Yum, our meal was delicious. A wonderful little restaurant that serves authentic Italian food. The owner is there to great you and he is just a wonderful character. The wine was good too. Would happily dine here again.

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy here, just great Italian food. Like stepping back in time to lunch in the city with dad. Good location, close to DuPont circle and friendly service. Good casual place to bring kids. Prices reasonable.

Thank melissa m
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We had the linguine with crab meat special and it was delicious. Great good and service, thank you! We will definitely be back.

Thank Tabitha T
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I asked the concierge about a place and they recommended this location and then I read reviews and was so concerned that I called back the concierge and they assured me it was good. Well it was very good - beyond my expectations. We had...More

Thank Warren G
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Otello isn't very big or flashy in terms of presence, but the food is excellent. I was looking for a great Italian dinner on a Saturday night and found it there. I was seated immediately. The staff was attentive without being intrusive, and the food...More

Thank jawilson
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Due to incredibly cold weather, we decided to nix our reservations at another place and chose Otello as it was very close to our hotel in Dupont Circle. As far as food, it was good, but there are so many better options in DC. It...More

Thank Linus V
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had dinner here tonight after seeing all the positive reviews, and I'm so glad we did. Lovely atmosphere, staff were really responsive and friendly, food came out quickly and was delicious! Would highly recommend! :)

Thank Celine B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a pleasant evening at Otello with friends. The place was empty on a Wednesday night. The waiter was attentive and well informed about the menu. Wine prices are very reasonable so that we could have 2 bottles for the 4 of us. Salads...More

Thank X-NYr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1329 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 1329, Washington DC, DC 20036-1846
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-429-0209
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