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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
American, French
3000 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3701
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11 - 20 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 14 December 2012

Everything is wonderful. Ok, It is expensive but worth it. The service is impeccable and the food innovative and exquisite. Parking is horrible - do valet. Come on, parking in Georgetown? Don't forget the bread - the waiter very kindly gave us some to take...More

Thank lee510
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Washington and environs is blessed with many good restaurants, and even a few excellent ones. But year in and year out, Michel Richard turns out the most interesting and appetizing plates from his kitchen. Unfortunately, the restaurant is currently closed because of some water damage...More

1  Thank SafariFamily007
Reviewed 25 October 2012

One of the things I enjoyed was the live entertainment on Fridays that seems to have disappeared. I understand the many would prefer to have their dinner in peace but the music and vocals made the exceptional dining experience an event rather than just a...More

1  Thank Philip_Herring
Reviewed 1 October 2012

I hardly ever hand out 5 stars...but I can here. I've been a few times and have loved it everytime. The food has been amazing and the atmosphere has been great. It's not one of those super high end places where you have to whisper...More

1  Thank AKStylist
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Service was superb. Food was presented beautifully and tasted every bit as good as it looked. We had two young people in our party of 6 and they were treated with respect and not looked down upon.

Thank Bobbye H
Reviewed 9 September 2012

For our 50th wedding anniversary, we chose to go to DC for a special 5 day weekend. We selected Citronelle for our special dinner on the night of our 50th. We booked reservations two months in advance on the phone -with a live person, giving...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Given the name, and the reputation of the chef, I thought we might be walking into a rather ostentatious environment. Not at all. We brought our child with us which is normally not done with a fixed price tasting menu type of dinner arrangement, and...More

Thank PuterDude
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Went there for my birthday - diner for 2 was excellent from the start to the end except my wife's steak who and a funky taste. Citronelle is pricey but you understand why when you experience such fabulous food. The service is good but not...More

Thank TheBatz
Reviewed 7 July 2012

This restaurant is very good and everything we tried was overall excellent. We did the full tasting menu with the wine pairing and by the end of the evening we were satiated on both food and wine. Again everything is excellent but I almost feel...More

1  Thank VoxVolpe
Reviewed 2 July 2012

My husband and I dined at Citronelle for our anniversary this year and both opted for the 9 course tasting menu. Each course was delicious and the service we recieved was excellent. The ambience of the restraurant is a bit dated and in need of...More

1  Thank TheSwanns
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$40 - US$75
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
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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