Here's a little secret about Restaurant Week: it's not always a great deal. At some D.C. dining spots, spending $35.13 for dinner ($20.13 for lunch) is just silly.
Then again, there are plenty of places where Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week. is a fantastic chance to try somewhere new and eat where the elites meet -- or at least dine with other Restaurant Week food lovers who want to live like the one percent for the night.
From an Obama-approved gourmet Georgetown establishment and a bistro offering live jazz while you eat, to the Washington Post-endorsed "best Indian restaurant in the country," here are 10 places where you'll get the most bang for your buck during D.C. Restaurant Week. Where are you eating this week?