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Bistro Bistro

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Dupont Circle
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1727 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
+1 202-328-1640
11:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Paris, France
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a really bad experience. The chef doesn't know anything about french cuisine. Duck a l'orange really overcooked, almost burnt. Couscous with an acid taste. Clearly many days on the fridge. I had ti change the wine since it was bad Not a good place to ago et all. Chef serves food on bad conditions

Thank Michel_Tesmer
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582 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in late for a quick dinner on a quiet Friday night. Ordered the Chicken (Poulet) Francais, a nice portion with a tasty sauce. Chicken was cooked but had a tough texture to it. But the sauce was the game saver. Comes with cooked carrots and something that I thought was thinly sliced potatoes but didn't taste like potatoes and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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577 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Bistro Bistro is located on Connecticut Avenue near Florida Avenue. It is a nice spot for lunch because the place is not busy, unlike dinner. I was here a few times before and went back this time while in the area. I like the sandwiches and the pasta dishes. I love pasta dishes here because they look like "Italian" dishes... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I went to Bistro Bistro for the first time. I ordered Mussels and they were full of sand. I complained, indicating that there was lots of sand in the mussels and that I could not eat them. I ate only a couple and returned the plate. I asked for no other dish as I had had an appetizer and my... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great mussels! The bistro mussels were delish. The owner brought complimentary Pernod mussels for us to that we're very good as well. Atmosphere is a busted in bistro. Very attentive service, so much so I was not sure who our waiter was as we were attended by 4 different people. Many choices in this area of DC go and try... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went to Bistro Bistro because of Washington Restaurant Week. I looked online to see what they were offering before making a reservation. It looked like there would be lots for me, my wife and two teenagers to enjoy. When we arrived there was a large party at the back of the restaurant. So, we figured that service would be slow.... More 

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120 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Bistro is just a short walk from the Hilton. We were sure glad we gave it a try. The menu offers seafood, pasta, and steaks all offered with a French influence. I had a ribeye with a great onion sauce on top. My husband had one of the veal entrees. Both were outstanding! The service staff was very attentive.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal at Bistro Bistro We had a table overlooking the street from the open windows Service good food excellent Thank you

Thank davidrons59
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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981 reviews
511 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Nice bistro-like setting on major DuPont Circle area thoroughfare, so lots to see, shop, eat in the area, with pleasant staff and efficient service. Food was average though, albeit good. Nothing to go crazy about, but fine. Had a nice selection of vegetarian options, so probably didn't order their showcase signature item, but worth the visit. I would check it... More 

Thank PlatinumHoney
Albuquerque, NM
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

that the lack of acoustic treatment does NOT make a restaurant feel move "lively" or "happening"? The volume of the voices from the nearby tables was COMPLETELY UNBEARABLE -- and there were only 2 - !! - other parties seated inside! (Not to begrudge their good times - it's the restaurant's fault, not the other diners.) To their credit, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1727 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro Station is two blocks away from us, and for those who are visiting the DC area, the Metro stays open very late on the Weekends.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-328-1640

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?