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Graffiato
Italian Restaurant$$
Today 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
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707 6th St NW Washington, DC 20001
707 6th Street NorthwestUSDistrict of ColumbiaWashington20001
(202) 289-3600graffiatodc.com
$$Italian Restaurant, Brunch Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Brunch Restaurant
Dessert Restaurant
Today 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmTuesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmWednesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmThursday 11:30 am – 10:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmSunday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
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High-energy Italian restaurant known for serving inventive comfort food in industrial-chic environs.- Google
"Sweet corn agniolotti - This is like pillowy fresh pasta with great flavors."
"Lovely pizzas and OMG brussel sprouts."
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Jessica Rosenberg
2 months ago
Came here at a friend's recommendation. It was more informal than I expected in terms of ambiance, but overall a fine experience. We shared two pizzas - Get Him to the Greek and Casper the Friendly Ghost. Both had really nice crusts and were done well, though neither was stunning. We also each got a [canned] cider that was okay. The meal was fine, it just ended up costing $60 (incl. tax and tip). It feels like for $30 per person, one should be wowed a little more.
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Krystal Ramirez
4 months ago
I was incredibly underwhelmed by everything about Graffiato. I had heard so many great things about it, but it's really not that amazing, and I'm not even sure if I'll ever go back again. The food wasn't bad necessarily, but it just wasn't that great. Certainly not delicious enough that I would understand what all the fuss is about. The best thing I had was the Bucatini Cacio e Pepe. I also tried the Broccolini, the American Pie, and the Chocolate Budino. Again, it was all edible, but not that special. The service was mediocre -- our waiter was incredibly inattentive about bringing us water (I had to drink from my dining companion's water glass on two separate occasions), and when he did bring us water, he spilled it all over my cell phone, which was on the table. (At which point he grabbed it up and proceeded to dry it on his pants. Weird.) And last but not least, my OpenTable reservation was cancelled, even though I arrived on time and checked in with the hostess. So I didn't get my points. All in all, I was not impressed. Spend your money elsewhere.
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Beth Keswani
7 months ago
This is a great date spot in Chinatown, and I've been several times. Standouts on the menu for me are: - flatbread with pepperoni sauce - the flatbread is lightly salted and always hot, and the pepperoni sauce just blows my mind. It's so good and if you like pepperoni it's a must try. - Sweet corn agniolotti - This is like pillowy fresh pasta with great flavors. It's only available in the spring/summer and is a fave! - White House pizza - black pepper honey and ricotta together is amazing, and I never would have put them together but wowza. The overall ambianice is a tad wierd - it's a mix of rock music and date night. And some of the dishes can be hit or miss. Overall though, it's delicious and I'm sure I'll be back!
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Lauren Rutledge
8 months ago
Graffiato has held the #1 place in my heart as my favorite DC restaurant for over a year now. Where do I even begin? Dinner- I've been multiple times for dinner. My favorite has been when we got the chef's tasting menu. Holy cow- so much food we couldn't even finish it all and felt like gluttons. Highlights: the charcuterie board is a must, the broccolini is delicious, the countryman pizza is unique and tasty (don't let the weird ingredient combo throw you off!), the brussels sprouts are to die for, and the olive oil gelato is honest to god the best dessert I've ever had in my entire life. They also make house sodas with unique flavors that put anything else to shame. Not to mention the staff is excited and friendly and clearly loves working there. Brunch- I had NO clue that they also had an amazing brunch. Ditto all of the dishes mentioned above, but in addition you MUST get the zeppole, the bread pudding, the frittata, the agnolloti, and the chicken and waffles. Dear god, the chicken and waffles. Possibly the best I've ever had anywhere. And the best part, BOTTOMLESS mimosas! This place is lesser known for brunch, and it wasn't at all crowded when we went, which meant our server kept our glasses overflowing with champagne and our bellies full. Would highly recommend for any meal!!!
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Bryant Delka
4 months ago
Our waiter jokingly started our meal by saying something like "The service here is so-so, but the food is fantastic." I'd say that's very accurate, minus the food being fantastic (it's nothing special). The pizza had an odd taste to it that I couldn't put my finger on; the potato gnocchi and dessert (chocolate budino) was fine, and I'd highly recommend splitting the gnocchi with someone if you plan on eating something else with your meal (it's a very dense dish, obviously). The waiter was very inattentive to the level of water in our glasses, and didn't seem busy to justify this. Oh, and he also spilled water on my friend's phone when he finally did fill our glasses. Not cool. Overall, I'd recommend going somewhere else, especially if you're looking for good pizza, because this place doesn't have it. Despite all of the hype I've heard about the restaurant would say, the pizza is mediocre at best. You're better off going to somewhere like Matchbox or We, The Pizza if you want delicious pizza inside the District.
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Michael LaRosa
9 months ago
It's been a while since I was last year, but I can still remember the meal! Took a client here and needed to impress - they loved it. Enjoyed the tasting menu and there is a spectacular champagne menu, not to mention red wine and prosecco on tap. I hope by now they have made their cocktail glasses larger; the little glasses they used were cute but a bit of an insult for the price we paid.
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Ryan Partelow
7 months ago
Love Mike Isabella's take on classic Italian dishes. My girlfriend and I have been coming here for years and will continue to do so. Love the fact that everything is on smaller plates so that you can try as much as possible in one sitting. Get the Jersey Shore pizza with fried calamari, you will not be disappointed!
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Joseph Hughes
4 months ago
Excellent! Great for lunch or dinner. My goto spot in DC and northern VA. The caramel gelato will not disappoint.

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