MITD Eats - Weekly Restaurant Pick: Floriana


Get ready to bite into the most appetizing, homey, and distinctively tasteful lasagna you have ever had (yes, better than Mom’s). Floriana restaurant, founded in 1979 by Floriana herself, is a family-run Italian restaurant in DuPont Circle.


Located at the intersection of 17th and Q street, Floriana restaurant serves authentic and traditional Italian food in a romantic and formal dining setting. Floriana, which makes all of their pasta in house, has been serving the same lasagna recipe since opening.

In addition to the fantastic food, they have an extensive and tasteful wine list, which is offered every Wednesday and Sunday at half price for all bottles.

Call to make a reservation @ (202) 667-5937, or online via OpenTable or on their site.

When dining at Floriana, make sure to mention Made in the District to receive 15% off your entire check! (Not valid with Half Price Wine Wednesday and Sunday).

PS. Dito’s Bar, a local favorite located in the basement of Floriana, is a small, cozy, and vibrant atmosphere that serves exceptional drinks!