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Otello

1329 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 1329, Washington DC, DC 20036-1846
+1 202-429-0209
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1329 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 1329, Washington DC, DC 20036-1846
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here tonight after seeing all the positive reviews, and I'm so glad we did. Lovely atmosphere, staff were really responsive and friendly, food came out quickly and was delicious! Would highly recommend! :)

Thank Celine B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a pleasant evening at Otello with friends. The place was empty on a Wednesday night. The waiter was attentive and well informed about the menu. Wine prices are very reasonable so that we could have 2 bottles for the 4 of us. Salads...More

Thank X-NYr
Reviewed 11 August 2017

4 of us went there for a retirement dinner. Conversation was easy, unlike many DC noisy restaurants . The waiter was very attentive and the meal was excellent. Desserts were good also. I am sure other dinners will be held here.

1  Thank BillIBT
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Found this online and tried it while visiting DC. In a lively little neighborhood, lots of fun energy, yet quiet inside. Staff was attentive and friendly. Italian food was fantastic! Reminded us of restaurants in Boston's North End. A real treat.

Thank missquimmie
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

There's nothing like going out to have a wonderful meal and also being doted on! As soon as we sat down we were served fresh bread and ice water. My husband ordered and enjoyed a cold, Italian beer that was served almost immediately. Our waiter...More

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, authentic Italian and beautiful food. We had our last meal of the holiday there and it was a beautiful way to finish. Very friendly staff.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I'm a senior contributor on TripAdvisor, and I should've just gone with my instincts. Something was "off" the minute I stepped into this establishment. There was an off-putting smell that I could not place. Also, there were only 2 other couples in the restaurant, which...More

Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Had linguini with chicken, food was very good, service ok. Price for a couple of entrees with 4 glasses of Pinot Grigio with tip was over $100. Entree prices were $20-30, so for the least expensive wine which you can buy a bottle at retail...More

Thank 1oldmanriver
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a great spot to meet friends. Great family-owned spot near DuPont Circle. Good service and wonderful food...we enjoyed very much.

Thank karensP9621ND
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This Italian restaurant is a great place for dinner. They offered freshly cooked authentic food. We made reservations at the last minute, and they were very accommodating.

Thank pickygirl13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1329 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 1329, Washington DC, DC 20036-1846
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-429-0209
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