202.956.6650 certo@sonesta.com

Authentic Italian Dining

in the Heart of Dupont Circle

Pasta Dish

Find Us in Washington D.C.’s Trendiest Neighborhood

Nestled in The Royal Sonesta Washington DC Dupont Circle hotel, Certo! brings the flavors and culinary artistry of Italy to the heart of D.C.’s Dupont Circle neighborhood.

Pasta Dish

Discover Our Italian
Coastal Cuisine

At Certo!, you’re in the capable hands of our stellar team as our friendly bartenders craft you a thoughtful happy-hour cocktail and our Chef tempts your taste buds with house-made pizzas, pastas, and local meat and seafood dishes.

Pasta Dish

Private Dining & Events at Certo! 

Whether you are planning an intimate wedding reception, a campaign fundraiser, or a private dining experience with friends, host your party at Certo! 

Accommodate up to 200 guests in the comfort of our Dupont Circle restaurant. 

Certo! FAQs


When is Certo! open? 

Enjoy our Breakfast Menu, Monday – Friday, 6:30 AM-10:30 AM  

Enjoy our Brunch Staples, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM 

Enjoy our Dinner Menu  

  • Sunday – Wednesday: 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM (Bar open until 10:00 PM) 
  • Thursday – Saturday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Bar open until 10:30 PM) 

Enjoy our Signature Happy Hour, Tuesday – Saturday: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM 


What type of cuisine do you specialize in? 

Certo! is an Italian restaurant specialized in authentic Italian coastal cuisine and home-made dishes, including pizzas, pastas, local meats, and seafood. 


Do you have vegetarian options? 

Certainly! Italian coastal cuisine is known for its versatility and commitment to fresh ingredients. From vegetarian pizzas to brunch staples, explore our menus to find dishes that best suit your dietary preferences or consult our friendly servers for recommendations.