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Dupont Circle


1990 M St. N.W.
Washington, DC, 20036, United States
TEL: (202) 659-1990

Like Washington itself, Vidalia serves up sophisticated city flavors colored by a slight but unmistakable Southern accent. Long lauded as an oenophile's mecca, the restaurant now wins high praise from foodies too, for fancified down-home favorites like gorgeously lumpy crab cakes, five-onion soup with pheasant boudin blanc, and the signature dish of wild-caught shrimp on a mound of creamy, steamy grits. Downstairs from bustling M Street, the high-powered dining room is spacious and hushed, its subterranean location largely irrelevant thanks to warm yellow walls and well-planned lighting. Watch out for buttery cornbread and focaccia served with sweet onion marmalade before the meal; they may well spoil your appetite.

Tip: Reasonably priced tasting menus, uncommon in Washington, provide lots of variety in restrained portions, and at dinner, they're paired with recommendations from Vidalia's famed wine cellar.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Bar Dining
  • Dinner
  • Dress Code
  • Full Bar
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Lunch
  • Private Room Available
  • Parking Available
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out Available
  • Tasting Menu

Cuisine Type:: American Nouveau


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