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Pesce

2002 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5916
+1 202-466-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster risotto” (19 reviews)
“popcorn shrimp” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2002 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5916
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very well cooked and prepared food. Some brilliant combinations of flavours. There is a very relaxed atmosphere. I would thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first experience at Pesce and we were delighted with both the food and service and wine selection. I had the octopus which was nicely prepared and beautifully presented. Going back soon for a repeat....

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 4 that turned into a last minute request for 10 - and was quickly accommodated. That was only the beginning of an incredible culinary journey. All 10 of us were from all corners of the country - Maine, New Mexico,...More

Thank NickNewton36
AndrewLaPorta, Owner at Pesce, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Nick for the kind words. We had a great time too. Your group and it's experience is what we try to embody here at Pesce and we look forward to seeing you soon. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

DuPont Circle is a busy place in DC. It was a nice breezy evening I took a walk from my hotel to get there. It was almost the time for sunset. The tree tops were touched by the Golden light of setting sun. The cars...More

Thank Khondker_Islam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived around 18.00 without a reservation and greeted nicely but then shown to a table at the far back of the restaurant near the restroom and kitchen, so don’t fall for it, we didn’t!! Conned into an expensive cocktail we didn’t need, our fault, should...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We looked on Trip Adviser for a rest. within walking distance of our hotel (Palomar). The head waiter brought over a chalk board with today's specials and explained each item. I opted for the Grilled Sardines for an appetizer. You don't find them on many...More

Thank _deehumphrey253
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pesce is one of our go to places that never fails. Their menu always has new things on it because he only offers the freshest catch. My fiancé and I usually end up splitting our entrees because they’re so yummy. The staff is the best...More

Thank ccano0586
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Pesce two years ago on recommendation of a local friend. We loved it! We couldn't wait to go back this trip. Arrived tonight on time, Sunday, Memorial Day weekend, to find the restaurant basically full, still taking walk-ins, and ONLY ONE SERVER!...More

Thank George O
Reviewed 17 May 2018

A friend and I had dinner at Pesce. It's a smallish restaurant, with a reasonable sound level (far too rare!), and great service and food. The menu is on a chalk board, so my recommendations aren't likely to have much weight. The lobster bisque is...More

Thank NCDoc
AndrewLaPorta, Owner at Pesce, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Found this place by Google after leaving the Phillips Collection Art Museum . Had a wonderful lunch, great bisque, mussels and salmon. Since it is at DuPont Metro stop, will return for dinner next trip.

Thank Colette W
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sushi3
5 April 2018|
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Response from RonFG | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Haven't been there for a while--& never during the week. Call and ask.
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David G
27 October 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Done and Done.
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jupiterflew
24 January 2015|
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Response from paul_czerny | Reviewed this property |
As many others have noted, I didn't see any mention of gluten free meals. I tend to be pragmatic..why not call the restaurant? The phone number is 202.466.3474 .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2002 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5916
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-466-3474
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