Best french restaurants in D.C.

Check out the top french restaurants in D.C., reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Montmartre
1. Montmartre
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
327 7th Street Southeast, Washington
Open now
+1 202-544-1244
BarRestaurantFood
Paul
French restaurant. The goat cheese/spinach/mushroom quiche is divine! If you sit outside you can people-watch …
Isaac
Very good French restaurant/bistro.
Christine + Mike
French, simple, lovely.
1. Montmartre
1. Montmartre
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
327 7th Street Southeast, Washington
Open now
+1 202-544-1244
Paul
Paul
French restaurant. The goat cheese/spinach/mushroom quiche is divine! If you sit outside you can people-watch the patrons at the flea market…
Isaac
Isaac
Very good French restaurant/bistro.
Christine + Mike
Christine + Mike
French, simple, lovely.
2. Chez Billy
2. Chez Billy
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
3815 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington
+1 202-506-2080
BarRestaurantFood
sarah
Great French restaurant. Nice Decor
Ted
A stellar French restaurant in a beautiful setting. If you're not up for dinner, they have fantastic cocktails…
Jessica
French Restaurant close to GA metro
2. Chez Billy
2. Chez Billy
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
3815 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington
+1 202-506-2080
sarah
sarah
Great French restaurant. Nice Decor
Ted
Ted
A stellar French restaurant in a beautiful setting. If you're not up for dinner, they have fantastic cocktails and usually have jazz on week…
Jessica
Jessica
French Restaurant close to GA metro
3. Bistro Bis
3. Bistro Bis
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
15 E Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-661-2700
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Matt+Jean
Great French restaurant and bar - put your swanky clothes on for this place! We love the cocktails especially…
Kristen & Aaron
Great French restaurant.
Dee
Nice French Restaurant
3. Bistro Bis
3. Bistro Bis
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
15 E Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-661-2700
Matt+Jean
Matt+Jean
Great French restaurant and bar - put your swanky clothes on for this place! We love the cocktails especially the Sidecar.
Kristen & Aaron
Kristen & Aaron
Great French restaurant.
Dee
Dee
Nice French Restaurant
4. Le Grenier
4. Le Grenier
host-0host-1host-2
26 local reviews
502 H Street Northeast, Washington
Open now
+1 202-544-4999
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jordan
A fantastic French restaurant with authentic cuisine and great options for wine and cheese!
Jenn
A lovely and romantic french restaurant on the fancier side. Serves delicious cocktails! We love to sit at the…
Jill
This little French restaurant is reasonably priced, beautiful, and the owners are so hospitable. They serve tr…
4. Le Grenier
4. Le Grenier
host-0host-1host-2
26 local reviews
502 H Street Northeast, Washington
Open now
+1 202-544-4999
Jordan
Jordan
A fantastic French restaurant with authentic cuisine and great options for wine and cheese!
Jenn
Jenn
A lovely and romantic french restaurant on the fancier side. Serves delicious cocktails! We love to sit at the cozy bar, have a few drinks a…
Jill
Jill
This little French restaurant is reasonably priced, beautiful, and the owners are so hospitable. They serve traditional French comfort foods…
5. Le Diplomate - French Restaurant
5. Le Diplomate - French Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
90 local reviews
1601 14th Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-332-3333
CafeBarRestaurant
Jason
It's the french restaurant - I like its outdoors seating. Inside is pretty as well. I usually sit on the stoo…
Richard and Mary
It's a fantastic classic French restaurant. First off, the bread and butter...ridiculously good. And the butte…
Oscar
One of the best French Restaurants in the City. Very trendy. Always crowded. Book on open table several day…
5. Le Diplomate - French Restaurant
5. Le Diplomate - French Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
90 local reviews
1601 14th Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-332-3333
Jason
Jason
It's the french restaurant - I like its outdoors seating. Inside is pretty as well. I usually sit on the stool and order. So I would sugge…
Richard and Mary
Richard and Mary
It's a fantastic classic French restaurant. First off, the bread and butter...ridiculously good. And the butter...so good. Wine was fantast…
Oscar
Oscar
One of the best French Restaurants in the City. Very trendy. Always crowded. Book on open table several days in advance. Great Brunch. …
6. Bistro L'Hermitage
6. Bistro L'Hermitage
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
12724 Occoquan Road, Woodbridge
Closing soon
+1 703-499-9550
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Phil
Fine dining French restaurant tucked away from the crowd at the edge of Occoquan. Fabulous food and attentive …
Mustafa
If you’re looking for something more upscale, then this is your spot! This French restaurant is both delicious…
Phil
Fine dining French restaurant tucked away from the crowd at the edge of Occoquan. Fabulous food and attentive …
6. Bistro L'Hermitage
6. Bistro L'Hermitage
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
12724 Occoquan Road, Woodbridge
Closing soon
+1 703-499-9550
Phil
Phil
Fine dining French restaurant tucked away from the crowd at the edge of Occoquan. Fabulous food and attentive wait staff.
Mustafa
Mustafa
If you’re looking for something more upscale, then this is your spot! This French restaurant is both delicious and cozy. I wouldn’t recommen…
Phil
Phil
Fine dining French restaurant tucked away from the crowd at the edge of Occoquan. Fabulous food and attentive wait staff.
7. La Piquette
7. La Piquette
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
3714 Macomb Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-686-2015
BarRestaurantFood
Suzanne
Wonderful French restaurant, walk to approx. 1 mile. Call to make reservation.
Silke
Wonderful little French restaurant. Amazing food and service.
Silke
Wonderful little French restaurant. Amazing food and service.
7. La Piquette
7. La Piquette
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
3714 Macomb Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-686-2015
Suzanne
Suzanne
Wonderful French restaurant, walk to approx. 1 mile. Call to make reservation.
Silke
Silke
Wonderful little French restaurant. Amazing food and service.
Silke
Silke
Wonderful little French restaurant. Amazing food and service.
8. Bar à Vin · Chez Billy Sud
8. Bar à Vin · Chez Billy Sud
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
1035 31st St NW, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-965-2606
BarFoodPoint of interest
Michael & Denzil
Mid-to-high end French restaurant with a fun patio.
Ramsey
Fantastic french restaurant -- feels like a typical French restaurant in Paris :).
john
Classic French restaurant, good for a special night out
8. Bar à Vin · Chez Billy Sud
8. Bar à Vin · Chez Billy Sud
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
1035 31st St NW, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-965-2606
Michael & Denzil
Michael & Denzil
Mid-to-high end French restaurant with a fun patio.
Ramsey
Ramsey
Fantastic french restaurant -- feels like a typical French restaurant in Paris :).
john
john
Classic French restaurant, good for a special night out