Acqua Al 2

Row 1

212 7th St SE (btwn Independence Ave & C St SE)
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 525-4375
$ $ $
Mon: 5:30 PM–10:30 PM Tue–Thu: 11:30 AM–10:30 PM Fri–Sat: 11:30 AM–11:00 PM Sun: 11:00 AM–10:30 PM

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  • I lived in Italy for a few years, and I can tell you - the food here is legit. You'll have trouble deciding... so I recommend the pasta sampler; it's a great way to taste a variety of their dishes!
  • Bitches Say B. The blood orange mimosas were delicious, as were the frittatas. Service is impeccable and ambiance is pleasant. But, go for dinner, and dont bother with brunch.
  • Absolute favorite restaurant in all of DC (and Baltimore, too!). Get the pasta sampler or the zucce, but save room for the best part - balsamic steak! Also great wine list!
  • If you're not getting the balsamic beef you're out of your mind! The food here helps me forget momentarily that I'm not in Italy!
  • Go for the pasta sampler and the tiramisu, which are both awesome. The veal with porcini mushrooms was lackluster.
  • OMG...the cheesecake is the best I've ever had!!!!
  • The pasta sampler is a must get. If you are deciding between the balsamic and the blueberry steak go with the balsamic. Trust me.
  • It's not risotto. It's riso. Google it They're different. Good wine list.
  • Great wine list!
  • We were ignored for 25 minutes. Then we left. So yeah good luck, I'm sure it's great!
  • Great place. Great steak. Great wine. This is the best place in town.
  • Start with the pasta and/or salad sampler. And for the main, balsamic steak or any one of the specials (they're always good).
  • Love their burrata. Great vegetarian pasta dishes.
  • The corkscrew linguini with ragu was awesome, smaller plates but definitely filling. All the pasta dishes are vegetarian.
  • Five course pasta tasting, all day
  • I can't just believe that this place named itself "an Italian restaurant". I've never had such bad experience. Risotto was overboiled. Sauce was from the cheap can. Shame on you, guys.
  • Great for dates. We had burrata, an arugula and pear salad, rigatoni with spicy tomato sauce and a filet mignon with a blueberry balsamic reduction. The steak was cooked perfectly and was delicious.
  • Just as good as the one in Florence. Pumpkin pasta & blueberry steak for the win.
  • The atmosphere is cozy and authentic. The staff were all excellent and accommodating - especially Ido:-).