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Bistro Bohem

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Czech, European
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600 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1853
+1 202-735-5895
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were greeted right away by our server who was very nice and offered water. While it took a little while for our server to return to take our brunch order, the food was wonderful and came very quickly. I don't lay claim to being an borscht expert but I thought it was exceptional and it did hit the spot... More 

Thank justmee1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you love Eastern European cuisine then you should check out this restaurant (no pun intended. ) the staff was very friendly and the food delicious. It's close to the Howard Theatre so it makes a nice pre-show meal.

Thank YukiValdez
New York City, New York
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Good food (though some dishes a bit over salted), generous portions, good beer and wine selection from the Czech region. Heavy on the meats consistent with what we found on our trip to the Czech Republic. Very attentive and knowledgable staff. Reasonably priced for Washington DC.

Thank Barry R
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313 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

A wonderful neighborhood restaurant with great food that is not the ordinary fare. Eastern European varieties are all excellent. Service is friendly and efficient. Absolutely worth a visit.

Thank NJTravelBoy
New Delhi, India
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

...The potato pancakes (‘ƒ‹ƒƒ̰̈́‘ƒ‹ƒƒ̰̈́Moravian Cmunda) and the Veggie burger are must-haves! The fries are excellent too. The best part, though, is their coffee! Every cup is meticulously prepared and is delicious! I have tried the flat white, the cappuccino, the maple mocha latte, and the orange cardamom latte, and they are all EXCEPTIONAL. The service is great, the ambience (indoor ... More 

Thank AmberJalan84
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Shaw. It has maintained its status even with the influx of so many new hot spots into the neighborhood. It's good, comforting food, served at a reasonable price, in an unassuming place without any pretense. Great VERY affordable wine list. Pretty good cocktails, too! Pierogi a must and their new menu is... More 

Thank E P
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stopped by for a quick bite and found a great place for food. The dishes were well prepared and tasted incredible. We had Perogi and a several other dishes that came out quickly. Loved every bite. Leftovers tasted great as well.

Thank timg742
Boston, Massachusetts
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287 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This restaurant is serving classic central european fare. Pork, schnitzel, goulash, sauerkraut and pierogi's. Good news for us is that they also have 3 or 4 vegetarian options. The kids always eat schnitzel and they loved the ones served here. The Goulash is perfect. There is a sizable wine and cocktail list for a small restaurant. They make some good... More 

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Mitchellville, Maryland
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Around the corner from the Howard Theater, the restaurant offers not only convenience but also excellent food. The only possible complaint may be that the servings are large. If you do not have the discipline to stop when you are full, you might think they are too large. We enjoyed exploration of the drink menu with items we had never... More 

Thank Old_Dave_MD
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Easy going and welcoming place with terrific food. Informal small seating area nearest to entrance with larger seating area in second "dining room." Welcoming staff. Terrific place for an off the cuff weekday lunch or dinner.

Thank Tootser0803

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Czech, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1853
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-735-5895
Bistro Bohem, Washington DC's newest and most lively hangout, is located in the historic U Street/Bloomingdale, just a mile north of the White House. We're unique to the area, offering flavorful Eastern European cuisine in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere. Sink into our cozy banquettes and chat with friends while enjoying succulent meats, delectable sides, and irresistible desserts.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?