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B Too
B Too

B Too Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.btoo.com
  • Phone: (202) 627-2800
  • Hours of Operation: Monday: 7 am - 10 pm
    Tuesday, Wednesday: 7 am - 10 pm
    Thursday: 7 am - 12 pm
    Friday: 7 am - 1 am
    Saturday: 9 am - 1 am
    Sunday: 9 am - 10 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Belgian
  • Executive Chef: Bart Vandaele
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: N Street & Rhode Island Ave
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from B Too
B Too is a restaurant dedicated to Belgium through cuisine and design. With a Belgian menu, Chef and Owner Bart Vandaele has thrown his life's work into this metropolitan masterpiece.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The food was okay this time. We went once before for dinner and it was spectacular. I've been also for brunch and it was good. The service this time was lackluster, I think that was the difference. This time our waiter didn't listen to our requests and the table was dirty when we sat down. We also were chasing people for a glass of water the entire time. I'm not sure if it was because this time we went on a weekday... however, every night those dining should feel like it's a "prime" night."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I will start by saying that my review from the ambiance perspective should be taken with a grain of salt as I purposely reserved here for brunch during the World Cup game between Belgium and Argentina so it may have been livelier than normal. As an out-of-towner, I have NO idea :/ That being said, it also helps to clarify other reviewers complaints of bad service. This place was PACKED and our service was OUTSTANDING. Our server was attentive without making us uncomfortable and went above and beyond in making sure we were satisfied with his knowledge of the menu and expansive selection of Belgian beers. The food was perfectly executed and fresh from the mussels to the waffles and the quiche and even the delicious ale. Must go if in D.C."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The lobster waffle appetizer is a must! The venison was delicious; tender and full of flavor. The Brussels sprouts with duck confit were amazing. Very attentive and helpful staff made this an enjoyable evening."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Food was great--the mussels were well prepared, the fish excellent but the bread was substandard and didn't match the overall quality of the restaurant. Bread is key in enjoying the sauces used for the mussels. Would have given a fifth star but if the management thinks that the bread was good...they don't deserve it."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We are really impressed with the quality of the food and service at B Too!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Aside from one slightly obnoxious host (the hostess at the door was very sweet), my companion and I enjoyed our meal. We tried the two hash brown specials and I was very happy with the server's recommendation of the version with duck, although it wasn't as tender as I would have expected. The Mexican Latte is strong and delicious, the atmosphere is very cozy (tables quite close), and the food is soothingly satisfying. An upscale version of Belga Cafe in SE."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I've been to Btoo before and we had a great experience. This time was not good, however. They moved us very quickly through dinner, bringing the food before the drink I was planning as an aperitif. They were kind enough to comp the drink when I suggested before I received it that I didn't want it. I, unfortunately, felt like I was eating in an airport, being moved quickly before a flight."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Convenient for pre-theater dinner before going to Studio."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Saw that B Too got great reviews on line and was intrigued to try it myself. I knew that the thing to get are the waffles but as I was there for dinner I asked my server which would be a good appetizer. He suggested the lobster waffle and it was great! Highly recommend it. Got the speculoos seared duck for dinner. Came cooked perfectly with vegetables and crumbled speculoos cookies on top. SO GOOD. Definitely recommend this place, good service and good food."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The choice of beer is amazing. Add it up with excellent European food and you will really enjoy this place."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I always enjoy brunch here. It doesn't have a bottomless option like most of the Logan Circle restaurants, which actually works in its favor - it's my go-to brunch spot for when I'm not up for a boozy brunch."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Took my family here from out of town and they were blown away. The lobster waffle and pork belly were great."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Whenever I have out-of-towners looking to catch up over a meal, I think of 14th Street. I want to showcase the city's resurgence and the whole food scene. But I don't want to subject my guests to endless hours of waiting, as required at the myriad restaurants that won't take reservations. My solution? B Too. The space is comfortable and crisp, the open kitchen is entertaining to watch, there is a raw bar, and the food is great. I'm not a drinker but they seem to have a deep bench of beers from which to choose, as well. It can be a little loud, but the ambiance and energy are great. Finally, kudos to B Too for eschewing small plates. Enough already with the small plates! Let me order my own damn meal! /tirade"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "B TOO seems to have special affection for owner Bart, who is often there directing the scene. We dined at the bar with Duane, their bartender, who always provides a special experience. We ordered steak, venison and scallops---and everything was just great...as was our bottle of legendary pinot noir. It is nice to say--B TOO never disappoints and just seems to get better and better. Bart's innovations are always welcomed."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "One of the best duck breasts in town. Also very good beef stew, all well prepared and attractive presentation. Recommend belgian waffle for desert. Very friendly service."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Made our reservation on Open Table. They knew we had our 8 month old son in tow and sat us downstairs with plenty of space for our party of 4 1/2! The menu and specials were full of things we wanted to try. Dinner was amazing, as was the beer and wine. Service was great as well. We will be back."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I really want to love B Too. I have enjoyed the food each and every time I've been there. However, the wait staff really does this restaurant an injustice. The moment you walk in the door the staff are too busy talking to each other to realize you've arrived. Then when you are finally seated the wait staff take forever to serve you. This restaurant perpetuates all that is wrong with DC restaurants: POOR SERVICE. This lack of service will prevent B Too from being a great restaurant."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Delicious food, fun ambience. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal and I cannot wait to go back. The kitchen being open to the restaurant makes it a little loud, but its a cool vibe and friendly staff."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "B Too offers one of DC B Too has one of the best deals in DC on it's menu---a beef filet, salad and delicious fries all for $22. It's delicious, perfectly cooked and doesn't break the bank like the steakhouses that charge twice as much or more. '"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Interesting menu, very well prepared, tasty, well informed service, friendly, very well done."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Great food and sharp service, but the background music was too loud, and the menu items a bit pricey."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I had the lobster waffle, which was just ok--too much fried dough not enough of the lobster taste, but the fries were really great. My friend had steak, which was succulent. B Too does its dessert quite well. The World Cup matches were on, and we enjoyed how distracted all the wait staff seem to be, that night, torn between love of soccer and their jobs. It made the place homey feeling."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Great mussels and the beet salad was just wonderful. I like this place and always have had a good experience dining here."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "I did like the food at B too but the service stunk. The Air Conditioning was broken and despite being assured that it would be fixed shortly (when we tried to leave the restaurant), it was off for our entire dinner and sweltering. The hostess assured us that food would come quickly and it took 15 minutes to get a bag of bread 30 minutes just to get frites. Complaining to the waiter did nothing-he just said the hostess shouldn't have told us the air conditioner would be fixed quickly. I am not inclined to return. Also, one person in the party had a birthday (which we mentioned in the reservation), and no acknowledgement was made."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Nice for relaxing brunch. Nice menu with many options. Staff was great at not rushing."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Drinks were delicious, food was superb and ambiance was pretty hip and cool."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "B too was amazing! The food was excellent! The waffles are very good, just as the duck breast. Very goodenu choices! All of this is accompanied with a perfect beer list, containing a lot of lovely Belgian specialty beers! Service wa extremely friendly and I consider this one of the best restaurants in DC!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Sat outside on a nice evening. And sat. And sat. Finally asked the busser to get our server who was clearly put out that she was being summoned. It was downhill from there. We learned about the specials after we had ordered by overhearing her tell another table. She never once checked on us, we had to flag her down for everything. It was pretty unbelievable. We ran out of time and couldn't order dessert before our show even though we had a 6:15 dinner reservation for an 8 p.m. show a block away. The food was really good (especially the steak and brussel sprouts). But I don't think I'll be back."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I was excited to eat here, since the menu looked great, but my experience was all-around awful. Our server was very friendly. But they immediately gave me the wrong dish. The server took it back, and then my boyfriend and I waited until a manager came over after noticing that only one of us had food. When they replaced my dish (the fancy hash browns with duck confit), the duck was overcooked and very tough, and the foie gras was missing. I had taken a few bites before I noticed and didn't feel like sending a dish back a second time. My boyfriend and I also had to remind our server that we had ordered a side of belgian frites, which only came after we finished our meal and was the only part that I enjoyed at all."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I will definitely want to come back to B TOO again, the food was delicious, the beer selection is huge, the chocolate dessert was awesome and most importantly for me, the service was great!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I have been here a few times and I love the food and beer. I am usually more inclined to drink wine, but a good tap Belgian beer is really a treat. Their entire menu is impressive and I have really enjoyed most things on it. The bill isn't always as impressive as the food, but it is certainly worth it for a special occasion."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Too my cousin for his first brunch experience at B Too and he loved it. The creative waffles were delicious and the fries were perfect. The only issue I had was with the mimosa it was just ok and for 9 dollars I'd hope for more than ok. Other than that it was good, server was fun and we had a great time."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "$8 for a small amount of fries is pretty ridiculous, even if it comes with three different kinds of mayo."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Have been to Belga quite a few times over the years, but this was first visit to B Too. The positives: One of the best waiters I have ever had, anywhere and anytime. The way he balanced professionalism and friendliness ought be bottle and sprinkled on waitstaff everywhere. Great martini, lovely beet salad and top-rate French fries. The big disappointment was in the main thing I'd come for: mussels. They were overcooked and mushy, and the soup/sauce was pretty awful. Instead of tasting of white wine, shallots and garlic, it was bitter and had what seemed to be pieces of onion floating around it. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We went for brunch with friends, and the food was excellent. When we first arrived, no one came by our table to serve us. We eventually had to flag someone down, and it seemed that no one had been assigned to our table. However, one of the servers volunteer to take us and from then on, the service was great."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Had some friends in town and though my family had been, I had not. Was pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. I love waffles but these were very well done! I will be back. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "At first glance it looks like a nice place but upon closer inspection, I was a bit grossed out by the food stains on the wall and ceiling. My friend and I shared the lobster waffle, Chamay mussels and brussels sprouts. The lobster waffle was overpriced, the mussels were flavorless and the sprouts were okay. We didn't eat the mussels so they gave us a free dessert waffle. That was tasty."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "I've had great brunch at B Too and have loved grabbing a drink late night at the bar, so I was looking forward to finally trying dinner. Unfortunately, my mussels were full of sand and were not cleaned. Very disappointed. Dessert was great, and our waiter was wonderful. Hopefully this can be easily fixed."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Had a very late lunch (@2:45) post-graduation ceremony and was delighted to find B Too open. After our wonderful meal, the waiter surprised us with a gratis and delicious ice cream + fruit dessert for our graduate, which we all shared. Enjoyed everything we ordered -- lobster waffle appetizer, mussels, hanger steak, lamb burger. Will definitely return, and look forward to trying other menu items."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "I went to B Too for the first time for my birthday. The waiter ruined the meal for me. Two minutes after we ordered entrees, he came back and I asked to add an appetizer. He rolled his eyes. It was just one of his irritating responses throughout the meal. When the bill came, we were charged an extra $1.50 for splitting the appetizer. What? All the waiter did was bring an appetizer and two plates. It's not like the kitchen specially plated the one appetizer for two people. And we both had full entrees. We asked the waiter about it. He was cold in response and left the charge as it was. It all left a bad taste in my mouth. Probably won't go back."
    Dined on 5/24/2014