Italian, Homestyle: Born from the idea that dinner can be more than just a meal, Filomena Ristorante has been providing traditional Italian home cooked meals to the masses in Washington, D.C. for more than 30 years. The late owner's family originated from the Abruzzi, Italy region and the menu reflects simple yet creative cuisine including eggplant parmesan, antipasto misto and lasagna. Check out the Sunday brunch which features several carving stations – roasted pig, beef and bread encrusted fresh fish. Have your pasta made to order at another station and watch fresh mozzarella being made. METRO: Foggy Bottom
Buffet: Known for resident "pasta mamas" who have made an art form of Italian cooking, this Georgetown restaurant boasts a friendly, home-like atmosphere and a serious menu. Try the buffet for great value, or order a generous helping of gnocchi, spaghetti, or ravioli, topped with delectable sauces. Veal, seafood, poultry and steaks can also be had. Plus, desserts and breads are made in-house and beg sampling. Wines available. Smart casual dress. Reservations accepted. METRO: Foggy Bottom
Local Expert Gina Gallucci White Says:
Italian: "Sunday brunch is not to be missed. The only Sundays it does not run are Mother's Day, Easter Sunday and Christmas Eve."
Homestyle: "Make sure to stop by during the holidays. A large Christmas tree is displayed along with hundreds of ornaments and thousands of lights."
Best for Italian Because: With simple dishes that pack a big creative punch, you will want to dine at this D.C. staple.
Best for Homestyle Because: Sunday brunch is not to be missed. The only Sundays it does not run are Mother's Day, Easter Sunday and Christmas Eve.
Antipasti - Appetizers (Or Small Meals)
- Insalata - Salads
- Sandwiches & Calzones
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- Insalata - Salads