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Michel Richard Citronelle - CLOSED

3000 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3701
+1 202-625-2150
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
21 Mar 2016
12 Nov 2015
“One of the Best Restaurants in the World”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American
3000 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3701
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I really liked it and it was always a top DC dining destination. Michele Richard put fine dining on the map in DC. Citronelle was a James Beard award winner. He had three restaurants in the DC area. Tysons is also closed. If you want...More

Thank Paneraiguy
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Never go to DC without visiting this restaurant. its is simply the best. Get the tasting menu with wine pairings. it never disappoints. have eaten at most of the top restaurants in the world on San Pelgrino list and this one beats them all. Don't...More

Thank mike k
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Michel Richard's Citronelle is, or was, an oasis - a truly great dining experience in DC that is bound to please any palate. There have been occasions when we have found it necessary - for various reasons - to eat here on three successive nights....More

1  Thank AmbassadeurPrincipal
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Triumphant food, well done, not too complicated. Easy to decipher, not too pretentious. Very professionally done, typically Washington, with understatement the hallmark. I was invited, so I didn't pay as much attention as I might have, had I paid. I understand that Michel Richard has...More

Thank nobodyhomenow
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Just heard this on the way home. What a shame. Has been one of the top rated restaurants in Washington, D.C. for some time. If you didn't get there before it closed, you missed something special.

Thank TTerpFan
Reviewed 31 July 2013

My husband & I spent Thanksgiving in Georgetown, staying at the Latham so we just decided to have Thanksgiving dinner at Citronelle and I am so thankful we did-was beyond a doubt the best meal we have had in the U.S.. It was beyond memorable...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 23 March 2013

I had wanted to visit Citronelle for sometime. Finally, all the stars aligned and my wife and I appeared for a multicourse tasting menu with matched wines. Our expectations were at the level of Daniel or Le Bernardin. This sets the stage for what follows....More

1  Thank The_Cow_Whisperer
Reviewed 18 February 2013 via mobile

I fell in love Mr. Michel Richard at the opening of his restaurant at the Revel casino in.Atlantic City. The menu was limited but offered much of the same as Citronelle in DC. Dined at the DC location several times since then. PRO: chicken nuggets...More

1  Thank SxcyMike
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Food presentations are like works of art. Expensive, but worth every penny. The menu continually evolves, so there are always surprises that will satisfy all of your senses. In the heart of Georgetown....take a romantic stroll after diner.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 21 January 2013

The food was superbly prepared, creative, and varied. I really enjoyed my meal and will definitely return.

Thank Diane B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$40 - US$75
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3701
    (30th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighbourhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-625-2150
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