D.C.’s 2019 Michelin Stars, Mapped

There are 20 stars across the DMV, from the Inn at Little Washington to Tail Up Goat. See the complete list below and know where to go for the finest of dining in and round D.C.

1. The Inn at Little Washington

309 Middle St
Washington, VA 22747
(540) 675-3800

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Self-taught chef Patrick O’Connell, who is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the world renowned Washington, Va. dining destination, now operates the first and only D.C. area restaurant with three stars.

Pan-seared veal tenderloin with taleggio cheese and cracked pepper ravioli in tomato cream at Inn at Little Washington. 
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2. Minibar

855 E St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-0812

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Restaurateur José Andrés’ imaginative food lab holds steady at two stars.

A sampling of the multi-course dining experience at Minibar.
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3. Pineapple and Pearls

715 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 595-7375

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The fine dining arm of restaurateur Aaron Silverman’s burgeoning dining empire stands steady at two stars. This year, Silverman expanded the brand with the nearby addition of a wine bar and cafe, Little Pearl,

A veal sweetbreads-white mole sauce taco at Pineapple and Pearls.
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4. Blue Duck Tavern

1201 24th St NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 419-6755

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The modern West End restaurant inside Park Hyatt maintained its one-star rating.

Charcuterie and cheese at Blue Duck Tavern.
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5. Bresca

1906 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 518-7926

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The 60-seat stylish American restaurant joined the Michelin family this year, earning its first star. Michael Ellis, the international director of the Michelin guides, says Bresca chef Ryan Ratino’s “got his own personality and turns dishes inside out. He does things you wouldn’t expect to see — but he pulls it off.”

Assorted inventive dishes at Bresca.
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6. The Dabney

122 Blagden Alley NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 450-1015

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Local sourcing champ Jeremiah Langhorne’s Shaw restaurant, which added subterranean wine bar Dabney Cellar downstairs this year, held onto one star.

The open kitchen action at The Dabney.
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7. Fiola

(entrance on Indiana Ave), 601 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 628-2888

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Restaurateur Fabio Trabocchi’s flagship Italian restaurant stands with one star. He switched gears to Spanish cooking at Del Mar, the waterfront restaurant he opened last fall at the newly minted Wharf complex.

A family-style meal at Fiola. 
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8. Kinship

1015 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 737-7700

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Restaurateur Eric Ziebold’s elegant approach to choose-your-own-adventure dining maintained one star.

Lobster French toast at Kinship.
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9. Komi

1509 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 332-9200

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The tasting menu-centric Greek restaurant kept its star under the watch of chef Johnny Monis.

A dish at Komi.
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10. Masseria

1340 4th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 608-1330

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Restaurateur Nicholas Stefanelli’s prix fixe Italian restaurant stands with one star. The expansion-minded chef will have new ways to woo inspectors once his three-story, hybrid bar/restaurant/market debuts inside the Wharf complex this fall.

Garlic linguine at Masseria.
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11. Métier

1015 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 737-7500

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Per Ellis, finally admitting the prix fixe companion to Kinship was all about ensuring that the guided tasting tours consistently led to a transportive experience.

Mushroom salad with juniper meringues at Metier.
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12. Plume

1200 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 448-2300

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The prix fixe, modern American restaurant tucked inside the tony Jefferson hotel stands with one star.

Roast lamb with fava beans at Plume.
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13. Rose’s Luxury

717 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 580-8889

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The site of the Michelin team’s celebratory meal in late 2017 — Guide director Michael Ellis said Aaron Silverman’s smoked brisket would remain “engraved” in his memory — stands with one star.

Pasta at Rose’s Luxury.
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14. Siren by RW

1515 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 521-7171

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Chef Robert Wiedmaier’s sultry seafood respite inside the Darcy hotel got its first star in this year’s guide, with Ellis hailing the “freshness and quality” of its product and masterful cooking techniques.

The caviar bar at Siren.
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15. Sushi Taro

1503 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 462-8999

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This Dupont Circle fixture — and home for aficionados of omakase-style sushi feasts — stands with one star.

A bento box at Sushi Taro.
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16. Tail Up Goat

1827 Adams Mill Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 986-9600

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This Adams Morgan eatery with a globally inspired menu (and a soft spot for all things Caribbean) stands with one star.

Whole porgy with vegetables at Tail Up Goat.
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