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7:00 PM
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Ardeo + Bardeo

1702 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Neighborhood Gem (13)
  • Casual (11)
  • Good for a Date (10)
Ardeo+Bardeo, located in the historic district of Cleveland Park and within walking distance to the National Zoo, and Uptown Theater. Ardeo+Bardeo is a neighborhood favorite serving modern American cuisine.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday & Monday Dinner 5:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(202) 244-6750
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Kelly Bunkers
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Cross street
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Parking details
Valet parking available is available Thursday to Saturday evenings starting at 6PM for $8 per car. We have a limited amount of spaces, but we will gladly validate for up to two hours of parking at the nearby Sam's Park and Shop ONLY IF our valet lot fills up.
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Public transit
Cleveland Park Metro Stop (Red Line); L1 and L2 bus line
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Special events & promotions
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Ardeo+Bardeo features a private dining room with an adjoining rooftop terrace, which can accommodate 60 guests for a cocktail party, and 40 guests for a seated dinner.

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What 1702 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipDFDC (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

A very nice meal. Very Good food in a low key neighborhood setting. Try the Brussels sprouts and a great beet salad. Only thing was they were out of my preferred scotch at the bar. It had been a while since I was here but will be back again soon - hoping they will restock the bar.

5.0  Dined 7 days ago

My boyfriend and I visited for brunch. We had a delicious meal and excellent service. Left buzzed and happy.

vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

A favorite neighborhood place. Our dinner started out initially with a bit confusion, but the manager and staff more than made up for it. Food delicious. A very enjoyable evening with friends.

NanK (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Promising menu, disappointing execution. Brussel sprouts were fantastic, but entrees (mussels, white fish and pasta were just passing. One wasn't hot, one was mundane and one was ordinary.

vipOncoPhilly (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Nice meal but one main course came out 15 minutes after the other due to a problem in the kitchen with one of the dishes. The waiter and manager were attentive and apologetic but the wait ruined the meal. A free glass of wine did not make up for the inconvenience.

ElBee (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Excellent restaurant week meal! The food was very good.

RMusc (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was great - nothing disappointed, plus great service.

vipVegTaste (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

I had sort of forgotten about this place, but it is back on my A-list. I took my 85-year-old and very cultured father here to meet a friend for dinner. Was pleased to get a reservation as it was restaurant week and I hadn't planned ahead. We met friends on the way in who warned us their food was very delayed. Ugh. It was already late-ish and we were hungry! So we ordered quickly. To our delight, the food came very promptly (the friends' meal was comped--a weird snafu accounted for that delay). Our waiter was really gracious, efficient, informative. Really top notch. And the wine, all food, and dessert were fantastic! Well done, Ardeo.

vipFineDiner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Quiet place with great servers! Would return for their chocolate tart anytime!

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Our server was awesome...great recommendations. Enjoyed the food immensely.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

I've been to this restaurant on a few varied occasions-- brunch, dinner, special event menus, and restaurant week. The food has always been beyond my expectation. The food is delicious and offers a variety of classic options and unique dishes. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu-- the steak was perfectly done, the braised short ribs were full of flavor, pasta is delicate, and do not overlook the butternut squash soup (my favourite). There is no need to go downtown for inventive excellent food. The atmosphere in this neighborhood restaurant fits the bill for a more intimate meal. The restaurant is quiet enough to enjoy conversation, but lively enough not to feel isolated. A lovely time.

vipGardensalot (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

A neighborhood staple for many years, Ardeo never disappoints. The menu is endlessly creative, constantly recreated, and accompanied by an excellent wine list. I had the lobster risotto, which brought me tears of joy, it was so good. Friends and I generally eat fish dishes here and we haven't hit a bad one yet. The service is very efficient, staff is knowledgable and helpful, and I can't think of anything to complain about.

SSGURU (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Really great restaurant week menu. The waiter was really nice and the food was really good !! I highly recommend the spaghetti vingole! Leaving room for dessert is a must !!

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Emily our waitress was amazing. Our bottomless brunch and food was great.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

We really enjoyed our food and the atmosphere. Very good service. Husbands both ordered the filet, they asked the waiter if the cooks were good at cooking steak properly. The waiter said they are. The steaks were ordered medium rare. The steaks came medium well. :( when they told the waiter he took the steaks away and said it would be corrected as quickly as possible. The manager came out and apologized. We, the wives, were almost done with our food by the time the steaks came out again.
They were cooked to perfection this time, I tasted my husbands steak, it was delicious. I had the fried chicken and it was so so so good. We also had the mussels (excellent), Brussels sprouts (excellent) and calamari (very good). Cocktails were awesome. Wine selection only included 2 Italian reds, the only true disappointment of the evening.