The Voltaggio Brothers' Steakhouse is located at the MGM National Harbor. Parking is available in the MGM National Harbor parking lot for FREE. It is rare to find free parking the DC area, so this is a nice perk.
I strongly suggest a reservation. We made one last minute for a 6:30 PM slot. From about 7-9 PM they are usually booked solid.
The restaurant is designed to resemble their childhood home from the 1980s. The seating is comfortable. It is a nicely designed restaurant. I think the best seating area would be near the kitchen. It is brighter and bit more lively.
The service staff were friendly, knowledgeable and polite. They shared recommendations from both the drink and dining menus. They were attentive and water was refilled regularly without the need to ask.
We enjoyed the 8oz American Wagyu steak, a side of broccolini, potatoes au gratin and cheddar biscuits. We asked that the cheddar biscuits come out first. They were very tasty, a little dry, but the apple butter helped with that.
Our meals arrived shortly after the bread. The sides are shareable between two people. The broccolini was nicely cooked and very tasty. The potatoes au gratin were unbelievably great. Cheesy with a nice crisp top layer. The steaks come served with a dehydrated tendon that is fried (think pork rind) on top sprinkled with Old Bay seasoning. It is tasty.
The steaks had a nice light char on them, but sadly were overcooked. My medium steak was medium well and my wife's ended up being well done (she likes it that way, but at steakhouses she usually goes for a lighter cooking style). Mine had no pink center at all. It was disappointing.
We really enjoyed the house-made steak sauce and the beernaise (this is not a misspelling, it is made with beer). They were excellent accompaniments to the steaks and helped since the steaks were overcooked.
We were so full that we skipped dessert. There were several very rich sounding desserts on the menu that were intriguing, including the "chocolate" all different types of chocolate (cake, pudding, mousse, etc) and the cold fudge sundae made of cinnamon toast ice cream, magic shell, blueberries and granola.
The pricing was reasonable considering it is within the MGM National Harbor and in the DC area. It was fun to visit the MGM National Harbor for the first time.
A nice date night, would consider coming back to see if the steaks could be cooked right. Worth a try, not disappointing, and the extra bonus of seeing MGM National Harbor. Would be a great spot for a pre or post-concert./show dinner as they have plenty of shows at the MGM's theater.