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Sette Osteria

1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039
+1 202-483-3070
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (55 reviews)
“bread” (27 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039
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1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interior space was clean, tableware, plates and drinking glasses were also clean. Our waiter Maurice was very friendly, accommodating with two in our party that like to talk and have special requests for food orders. We ordered the following: Insalata Greca Insalata Di Rucola E...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for lunch after visiting the Renoir exhibition. We had 2 different pizzas and a burger with fries for 4 of us. 2 of us had wine, 1 had Italian beer, and 1 had scotch. The food and drinks were excellent, the price...More

Thank zydecolady
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for having lunch with us! I'm pleased that we could offer you so much variety and flavor with our menu and drinks. We'd love to serve you again very soon! Sincerely, Mehdi, GM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sette Osteria is in the trendy DuPont Circle area, and includes (weather permitting) a nice outdoor patio seating area. Service was great for our dinner. The drink menu was decent (though missing Negronis from the cocktails list). Wines were also of a decent selection including...More

Thank mjmccoymd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling for work solo. Had intention of sitting at a bar to eat pizza and drink some wine. There was a place next door that was packed that had better reviews, but didn’t look comfortable to sit at at the bar by yourself. Then saw...More

Thank timatlga
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm really glad you came across our place ! If you enjoyed your spaghetti meatballs, you're sure to love the rest of our menu, too. I'm looking forward to your return so we can find you another exceptional dish! All the best, Mehdi, GM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal with a good friend. But I’d have to say it was just above average. It was so packed I thought it would be fabulous.More

Thank Ken B
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ken, we do have our own style of Italian cuisine with plenty of fans who find it enjoyable, but I'm disappointed that we were so underwhelming on your visit. That being said, we'd be happy to try to serve you again and find something on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here on the terrace after visiting the nearby Phillips Collection. Two of us shared a fabulous arugula salad, then had pasta [carbonara, penne alla Russa]; our companions each had a whole pizza. Food was good, as was the Nero D'avola la wine....More

1  Thank ChrisABeaune
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm really glad you came across our restaurant! i am happy to hear you have enjoyed your food selection and wine. I'm looking forward to your return so we can find you another exceptional dish! Again thank you for taking the time to review us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saturday night, waitress was very nice, beer was cold, appetizers were small but tasty, we had MOZZARELLA ALLA CAPRESE and PROSCIUTTO E MOZZARELLA . Dinner very small servings and all 4 dishes looked the same. I will tell you about the lasagna and my side...More

2  Thank 66kahuna
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is truly surprising to read. All of our food is prepared fresh, and we would never serve frozen meatballs to our guests. That being said, it does sound like you didn't get our very best this time, and I apologize for that. It would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious Italian food and excellent service! Loved it so much we ate their twice. All the waiters are so nice and friendly!

Thank ocdclean
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're proud to have one of your favorite restaurant ! We'd love to make you more of each on your next visit! Sincerely, Mehdi, GM

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Came in with a larger group from work and had a set menu. Wait staff a bit over worked with group size. Bottle Simi Cab was excellent, salad was very good, and had sea bass, which was good but small portion size. A few of...More

1  Thank Keith K
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm happy we got the chance to serve your large party, Keith! It sounds like we did great with almost everything except the fish size, so I hope you'll come back soon and let us find a dish that you love just as much as...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great family style meals. We had the Sea Bass “Excellent”! Great outdoor seating to see and be seen. Great DuPont Circle hangout.

Thank O2654FJmiket
mehdi z, General Manager at Sette Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for trying our Seabass ! I'm happy that you got to try it and enjoyed our patio seating. Feel free to come back and explore other options when you get the chance! Sincerely, Mehdi, GM

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Bklyn1949
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Response from mehdi z | Property representative |
Hi Marianne; Will be happy to accommodate your request accordignly. Please contact me at 202-483-3070.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1039
    (Connecticut avenue and R street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line Dupont Circle stop; exit onto Q street (north end of station) and walk one block north on west side of Connecticut to Sette Osteria. We are on the southwest corner of Connecticut Avenue and R Street, two blocks north of Dupont Circle (formerly the location of the Janus movie theaters). Sette Osteria next to G-Star/ Benetton.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-483-3070
  • E-mail
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