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Inn at Little Washington

4.7 (1,003) $$$$ $$$$ American, French, Modern


Summary: A charming historic town setting with opulent dining.

Nestled in a quaint town, Inn at Little Washington boasts an opulent setting with a garden and koi pond, offering a unique dining experience with artfully crafted seasonal tasting menus. The venue's decor includes golden textures and historic tapestries complementing the luxurious ambiance, while the kitchen's design features hand-painted Portuguese tiles and a grand stone fireplace. Guests can indulge in a culinary journey with dishes like crab cake "sandwiches" and pistachio ice cream terrine, all while enjoying the quirky charm of a cow-shaped cheese cart. The Inn at Little Washington is a destination of elegance and culinary excellence, where every detail from the plush dining room to the state-of-the-art kitchen exudes luxury. Situated in a historic town at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the restaurant offers a serene escape from city life. Chef Patrick O’Connell’s imaginative cuisine, incorporating comfort foods like mac and cheese with a gourmet twist, is crafted to be savored slowly due to its rich nature. The Inn's garden fulfills the farm-to-table philosophy, providing fresh produce to create dishes that change with the seasons. With an impressive wine list and the option to dine at the chef's tables, guests are treated to a meal that is both a feast for the palate and a visual delight.


3 Stars
5 Diamonds
5 Stars
La Liste
Score 96.5 / 100 2023
Ranked # 78 in the World 2023
3 Toques
3 Toques
Best 10 Restaurant Wine Lists in the U.S.A.
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50 Best
Ranked # 23 in the World 2002
James Beard
Outstanding Chef - Winner 2001
Outstanding Chef - Nominee 2000
Outstanding Chef - Nominee 1999
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309 Middle St, Washington, VA 22747

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