Bistro Bistro offers menus to suit all budgets & food preferences and has a parking garage close by, easy access to taxis, and is only 2 blocks from Metro. Our private dining area has a full bar and built in AV facilities. We also offer exclusive use of the entire restaurant for up to 275 guests.View Private Dining Details
Mother's Day All You Can Eat Brunch Buffet for Only $26.95pp! Large parties welcome! Family Friendly! Metro Accessible! Public Parking!
Sunday, May 13, 2018
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Sun 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Mon - Wed 11:00AM - 11:30AM 12:45PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:00PM 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Thu - Fri 11:00AM - 11:30AM 12:45PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Sat 5:00PM - 6:00PM
The staff wasn't very friendly or welcoming. Server or management did not check to see if we needed anything without us having to ask. Not the best experience.
Ran out of waffles, Services was slow especially with only 6 people dinning in the whole restaurant.
This had to have been the longest we have ever waited to be served in any restaurant. We were a table of ten. Four of us arrived first and we were seated. The rest came in about five minutes later , saw us and sat down. It took about twenty minutes for a waiter to come by. They asked a teenager at the table if we were ready to order. He hesitated, and then the waiter said "I guess you need a few minutes" and left. Another twenty minutes, and we had to go find a waiter to help us. The food took well over an hour to show up, and the wait staff barely stopped by to check on us or ask if we needed drinks, etc.
When the bill came, the tip was already included, so I guess they figured they didn't need to work for it and just didn't put in the effort.
Won't be back.
The food was a little slow coming out but it was very tasty!
I had a wonderful experience during the Sunday brunch buffet. The food selection was incredibly varied and delicious. You really get great value for what you pay. This is a brunch buffet that will please everyone and the staff are attentive and welcoming. I will definitely be back!
Great place for Easter brunch! Staff and quality of the buffet were excellent!
Easter brunch. From out of town
Last night ,I enjoyed my dinner with my friends .We were seated promptly and we were treated well by the maître D.Thanks a lot for accommodating our group .William and Mercello were great and they split our checks professionally.Thanks Bistro Bistro for a great night .We highly recommend Bistro for our friends and Family
I never write reviews, but I have to speak up about what a horrible place this is!! Invited friends to Sunday brunch, and was so embarassed. Our first clue that something was off should have been the empty dining room when we arrived at 11. Our server's clothing wasn't clean, and he looked like he just rolled out of bed. Serving items, such as the creamer, were greasy and dirty; food took forever to arrive, was cold and unappetizing. Will never eat here again!!
Enjoyed a meal with longtime friends when they came to DC. We all ordered mussels in white wine sauce, and asked for extra bread to sop up the delicious liquid at the bottom of the bowl. Worth the hassle of driving into the city and finding a place to park. A nice place to eat, only a few blocks from Dupont Circle, and near the Hilton.
I have not been to many restaurants that did NOT have the first or second choice of wines. The waiter gave us a wine listed at $75 for $48, because we did not want to pay $75. They did not have the veal chop and thought they did not have the pear tart even though both were on the menu.
Overall this restaurant provided acceptable but non-memorable Bistro fare. I ordered the cassoulet which was subpar. Duck was dry and a bit tough, not much lamb. Service was good, not many choices for wine by the glass. Overall ambience was good, I ate early on a Friday evening (Before 7:00pm) so there were not many other diners. Prices were reasonable but the one can do better in the category of Bistro dining in DC.
Thanks William and Mike for a beautiful night .We enjoyed our dinner and your service
We have been coming here since the restaurant opened. The food is great, wine list sisreasonable and the service is excellent.
It was a lovely night at Bistro Bistro .We had a blast .Thanks William and the boss Jamal for taking care of our large party
Arrived at 1855 on a Sunday evening. Wasn’t crowded at all. Server was very attentive. My girlfriend and I opted for the three course dinner. Tried beef carpaccio as an appetizer. Was wonderful. Girlfriend’s bisque didn’t appeal to her much. Said it had a curry flavor to it. The lamb was sold out. We had the stuffed salmon and chicken Florentine with mixed veggies. Both were excellent. Desserts were good. The house pino Grigio was very good as well.
The French onion soup tasted like canned soup with a slice of cheese on top of it. The mussels were moderate. The bartender did not know how to serve pastis, a French staple. The pasta tasted like something you would buy at the store and the sauce the same. Service was all together below average.
Food was really good. The service was just ok but I think it was our specific waiter and not the staff on a whole. I will return.
What a lovely little treat Bistro Bistro was. We went for my boyfriend's birthday and they were wonderfully accommodating. I would definitely recommend for a special occasion. The desserts were excellent. They were thorough from start to finish, treated everyone like they were family.
I love Bistro Bistro! I go all the time with my friend and it never disappoints. The service is incredible and the food is always delicious. Last time, our waiter William was exceptional with his service. 10/10 would recommend.
Was told there was plenty of street parking when arriving - but not true.
Silverware was dirty - tabletop needed wiping (gunk on my side)
Ordered lamb chops medium rare - was served well done. Four meaty chops were nicely seasoned but...well done.
Sea bass was horrid - frozen portion was dipped in beer batter/tempura (seemed not quite either or both?) at the restaurant and deep fried - then sauced!
We ordered from the “Restaurant Week” menu at 5pm - but my fiancée was told Creme Broulee (one of three desserts offered) wasn’t available just before the dessert course was to be served. (So how are they out of a featured menu item at 5pm?)
We both ended our meals with Bistro Bistro “Chocolate Soufflé cake” which, was either a TGIF/Chili’s Molten Lava cake or sourced from a wholesale club (Costco?) drowning in chocolate syrup.
Cappuccinos were very nice.
We had a great culinary experience dining with our kids
We chose this restaurant because we could walk from our hotel (Washington Hilton) and because I love merguez. Our starter courses were super good - merguez with tomato sauce and fried egg, and shrimp bisque. So the mediocre main courses were a big disappointment. I ordered salade nicoise and asked for the tuna to be rare - it was medium well. The lettuce was limp and the dressing was only ok. My husband got a pasta with shrimp which was tasteless. We still enjoyed ourselves. I like the menu (classic French bistro food) and would be willing to try other items. Or just have the merguez as a main. It was really good.
Food is substandard quality and so was service
The food I absolutely amazing and the staff is fantastic!
We selected this restaurant for lunch because of the mussels appetizer on the menu. A few minutes after we ordered it, we were informed that they had run out of this menu item. We had also ordered the sea bass on the menu. Again, after a few minutes we were informed that they had run out of sea bass. We wound up ordering rib lamb chops, which were very tasty, but not our first choice. The desserts we ordered were also very good. On the whole, though, we were disappointed and will not return or recommend this restaurant to our friends. There were very few other diners in the restaurant; only three other tables were occupied.
Great experience and atmosphere .The Maïtre D was checking on every single table and he made sure we had a great experience.He urged us to rate the place and we felt we had to write about our experience .Our waiter Taha was very accommodating and welcoming .The bartender Mike was so nice to welcome us with a great smile and some great champagne to finish the night with.Bistro Bistro has the best Crème Brûlée .We will come back when we are in DC
We went there for our friend's birthday, and the food was really great. They brought us a piece of cake and a free carafe of mimosas for her birthday. The atmosphere was very French bistro-esque (the wall decor reminded me of some of the restaurants I went to in Paris). Would definitely recommend for a fun, casual brunch. They called us over to make sure they knew what her name was too, which was really thoughtful.
The service was amazing, the staff was attentive and they catered to my birthday! Very happy I celebrated my birthday there, also the took care of my bill since I was the birthday girl. Very very special.
We came here around 7pm on a Saturday night and the place was practically empty. I thought there would be a few more people but hardly anyone insight. So we proceeded to pick our table and ordered an appetizer. The restaurant was apparently out of sparkling waters that night. That said, the appetizer came out quickly and tasted great. However we then ordered our main course. All three of us at the table ordered different meals and none of them (pizza, veal pasta and a steak dish) came out as expected. Potatoes seemed like instant potatoes, veal pasta was over cooked as was the steak. Wasn’t the best food we had, doubt we will be back.
We enjoyed the lovely atmosphere at Bistro bistro .Mike and William took great care of our small party .The food was great .We will come back .Thanks a lot for a lovely evening
What a great restaurant.I brought a party of 8 people to Bistro and they were all happy with their food and ambiance .The manager checked on us multiple times.Thanks Bistro and Thanks William and the staff .We will come back
I wanted to get a large group of my friends together for brunch and saw they could accomodate bigger parties. There was a lot of corny french decor, it was kind of unsettling. The food was fine and edible, but not good enough to reflect the prices they carried- really expensive for simple dishes. Overall, I'd say this place is kind of weird and ok dining experience.
We had a very large group go to Bistro Bistro for brunch on New Year’s Day. They had a buffet with so many options, all of which were plentiful. They also had carved beef, made to order omelets, fresh fruit and a variety of pastries. There weren’t many other people in the restaurant, which resulted in attentive service. We were so appreciative that we were able to be accommodated on a holiday and will definitely keep Bistro Bistro in mind for future get togethers!!
The service was excellent and so was the food. I ordered something that I did not care for and they took it back without hesitation and make me something else. The Steak and eggs were delicious and the service was impeccable!
Great meal, great service, and a great time. The waiters were very knowledgeable and the food was fantastic.
Wait staff wasn’t very attentive, and the food wasn’t that great.
What a lovely evening at Bistro .The food and the service were great.The whole staff were helpful and accommodating.Thanks William and Mike.We are coming back
Service was horrible.