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Petits Plats

2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
+1 202-518-0018
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“mussels” (29 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the city on a very cold weekend, we had a very nice experience at Petits Plats. Downstairs rooms are cozy with fireplaces, service was good and everything we had was very delicious. I seriously suggest you try the foie gras, it is house made.

Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The service was excellent. We had a lovely table by the fireplace. The mussels are delicious as is the boeuf bourguignon. The steak which was supposed to medium, was definitely rare. The meat was okay. The bearaise sauce was delicious. Good selection of wine by...More

Thank NapiliR
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Another option close to the zoo. We had the pizza which was good, I also had Caesar salad that was great. Rustic and cozy but with an upscale feel. Enjoyed

Thank Christian C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you visit the zoo or are staying at the Woodley Park Marriott or Omni Shoreham you should give Petit Plats a try for lunch or dinner. It is truly authentic bistro food at resonable prices. The place is rarely crowded which you should not...More

Thank pondee
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I recently dined here with a large group. The food was delicious and the service was good, even for our large group.

Thank travelingfool49
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is outstanding. Charming setting. Staff that is really excited about serving you and proud of their food/drink. A delightful experience that begins with the aroma the moment you walk in the door! Loved the elderflower cocktail. Served by the guy who...More

Thank creativecrew
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good ambience, quieter than most of the other restaurants in the neighborhood, friendly and attentive service, and very good food. A very nice experience had by all of us in our party. Would definitely come back when at a meeting at the nearby hotels.

Thank morr316
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I loved that this quaint restaurant with couples dining romantically was also able to accommodate our party of 12 business people in a separate room. Food tasted homemade and delicious. The goat cheese in the arugula salad was broiled on toasted French bread : a...More

Thank FlorenceK4
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Quaint little place that one may almost miss. Had a business lunch recently - it was on a Monday and quiet, which is always nice. A renovated brownstone with nice charm. Good menu and excellent wine list. Had star sandwich with was excellent on nice...More

Thank DogfaceJones
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We found this place while walking near our hotel. We were seated promptly despite not having a reservation. Service was friendly and efficient. The onion soup was perfectly seasoned and delicious. The arugula salad with goat cheese was great. Main courses - scallops and seafood...More

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31 March 2015|
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Response from 7ATravel | Reviewed this property |
There's a parking garage on the corner of Calvert and Woodley. It's about a five minute walk from Restaurant.
15 February 2015|
Response from mule54 | Reviewed this property |
Petits Plats is right across the street from the Wardman Marriott so super convenient. There are stairs to enter the restaurant itself; it's not on street level. So there's the main floor up stairs and then more stairs for... More
15 February 2015|
Response from prontomac | Reviewed this property |
Across the street. East side of Connecticut Ave. No elevator. Call for reservation in front downstairs room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
    (Calvert St. and Woodley Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: across from red line metro stop (Woodley Park-Zoo-Adams Morgan)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-518-0018
  • E-mail
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