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Are These D.C.'s Most Consistent Restaurants?

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Marcel's
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Last week, Eater asked readers to name D.C.'s most consistent restaurant in 2013. They had plenty to say. Nearly 30 restaurants were named through the comments section and the tipline, with some places such as Marcel's and Central receiving multiple nods. Agree with what the readers had to say? Share thoughts in the comments.

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Clyde's of Gallery Place

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No matter the location, American restaurant Clyde's is a favorite.

Old Ebbitt Grill

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Old Ebbitt is a D.C. institution, known for its old-school vibe and oysters.

Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro

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Matchbox continues to expand its brand, which is known for mini burgers and pizzas.

La Tasca

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This Spanish tapas chain has several locations in the area (other commenters disputed its inclusion).

2941 Restaurant

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This Falls Church destination from Bertrand Chemel has evolved to become more casual in recent years.

Central Michel Richard

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Michel Richard's last remaining restaurant in D.C. is his most casual, this popular bistro.

Boundary Road Restaurant

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Boundary Road is a chill neighborhood option for those in the Atlas District.

Marcel's

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Those who claim fine dining is dead haven't had a meal at Marcel's lately.

Brasserie Beck

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Belgian food has gotten more pervasive in D.C. but Brasserie Beck remains a standout for the cuisine.

Blue Duck Tavern

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American restaurant Blue Duck Tavern is one of those places that seems to improve with age.

Estadio

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Spanish restaurant Estadio has been open for years and it's still tough to get a table.

Nando's Peri-Peri

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For fast-casual spicy chicken, readers turn to Nando's.

Ben's Chili Bowl

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When it comes to half-smokes and chili, Eater readers side with the original.

Bombay Club

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Ashok Bajaj's fine dining-influenced Indian restaurant remains a destination.

The Hamilton

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This tavern from the owners of Clyde's has a huge menu and lots of space.

Florida Avenue Grill

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For greasy spoon fare, Florida Ave. Grill has been an option for decades.

Commissary

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Commissary aims to be a comfortable neighborhood hangout with a solid happy hour.

Acqua Al 2

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This Italian import serves up homemade pastas and balsamic steaks.

Pizzeria Paradiso

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Pizzeria Paradiso is one of the area's original Neapolitan-style pizza purveyors.

Jose Andres' original tapas restaurant still has a devoted fan base.

Posto is the more casual sibling of downtown Italian restaurant La Tosca.

Bourbon Steak Washington DC

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Bourbon Steak is a destination not just for meats, but for seafood, seasonal fare and, of course, truffle fries.

Diners turn to Palena for Frank Ruta's careful cooking.

Mintwood Place

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Still buzzy, this bistro has settled in to its role as a reliable and stylish neighborhood restaurant in Adams Morgan.

Boqueria

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D.C. isn't lacking in tapas restaurants and Boqueria is another one that delivers.

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

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Another Jose Andres restaurant, Oyamel is a standout for ceviche and more.

Nooshi's a standby for Thai food, readers say.

Meridian Pint

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Diners know they'll find solid beer and bar food at Meridian Pint.

Clyde's of Gallery Place

No matter the location, American restaurant Clyde's is a favorite.

Old Ebbitt Grill

Old Ebbitt is a D.C. institution, known for its old-school vibe and oysters.

Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro

Matchbox continues to expand its brand, which is known for mini burgers and pizzas.

La Tasca

This Spanish tapas chain has several locations in the area (other commenters disputed its inclusion).

2941 Restaurant

This Falls Church destination from Bertrand Chemel has evolved to become more casual in recent years.

Central Michel Richard

Michel Richard's last remaining restaurant in D.C. is his most casual, this popular bistro.

Boundary Road Restaurant

Boundary Road is a chill neighborhood option for those in the Atlas District.

Marcel's

Those who claim fine dining is dead haven't had a meal at Marcel's lately.

Brasserie Beck

Belgian food has gotten more pervasive in D.C. but Brasserie Beck remains a standout for the cuisine.

Blue Duck Tavern

American restaurant Blue Duck Tavern is one of those places that seems to improve with age.

Estadio

Spanish restaurant Estadio has been open for years and it's still tough to get a table.

Nando's Peri-Peri

For fast-casual spicy chicken, readers turn to Nando's.

Ben's Chili Bowl

When it comes to half-smokes and chili, Eater readers side with the original.

Bombay Club

Ashok Bajaj's fine dining-influenced Indian restaurant remains a destination.

The Hamilton

This tavern from the owners of Clyde's has a huge menu and lots of space.

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Florida Avenue Grill

For greasy spoon fare, Florida Ave. Grill has been an option for decades.

Commissary

Commissary aims to be a comfortable neighborhood hangout with a solid happy hour.

Acqua Al 2

This Italian import serves up homemade pastas and balsamic steaks.

Pizzeria Paradiso

Pizzeria Paradiso is one of the area's original Neapolitan-style pizza purveyors.