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Bistro Bis

15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1501
+1 202-661-2700
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“petit fours” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1501
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

With all the restaurant tables booked for graduation weekend, we retreated to the bar where, from the bar menu, I chose the French onion soup and calamari while my wife chose the veggie tart. The soup was spectacular while the other dishes were completely satisfying....More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great brunch here for Mother's Day. Everything we ordered was delicious. They were able to accommodate our request for a quiet booth (both parents are elderly and loud restaurants can be problematic). The service was excellent and we never felt pressured about...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just round the corner from the Capitol, this is a restaurant which serves French style cuisine in a modern and friendly setting. The Steak Frites I had was excellent as was the asparagus starter. The staff were friendly. Price was also good, not too...More

Thank Damney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very attentive service. The thoughtfully created dishes are well prepared and a joy. The wines on the list were thoughtfully selected and fairly priced. Also - the Bistro is open a little later that many places in Washington.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy this restaurant. Food is delicious and presented beautifully. Foie Graz was outstanding! Don’t miss out on this one.

Thank Dorothy1152
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

French food at its finest with great service to match. This restaurant is a must if you visit D.C. Highly recommended.

Thank terrybignall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

French toast was devine! The biscuit and gravy was absolutely scrumptious! Prices very resonabas. Service was also wonderful.

Thank HeatherLeB117
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bistro with elegant and relaxed ambience at the Hotel George, their cold cuts and cheeses are amazing, wine list superb, service exceptional, must try ...

Thank anaHongKong2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crabcakes were awesome and pomme frites were very good ! Atmosphere very warm and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last week a group of 12 had lunch at Bistro Bis. It was an amazing lunch for start to finish. The maître d was very gracious as we were running a little late after attending a congressional awards ceremony. We had 5 star service as...More

Thank AndreaBMcP
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21 November 2017|
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Response from pdorier | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they do.
19 July 2017|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
I think business casual would be appropriate.
19 July 2017|
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Response from xtacine | Reviewed this property |
I am always shocked at the attire of most tourists in our nation's capital. Please do not wear shorts, tank tops, t-shirts, sandals, baseball caps or leggings. Just don't do it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$50
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1501
    (New Jersey & North Capitol)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-661-2700
  • E-mail
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