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Bistro Bis

15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-661-2700
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“petit fours” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently had lunch here and it was delicious. the Greek Salad was amazing and beautifully prepared. Service was excellent as well

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was staying at the Phoenix Park Hotel near Union Station and decided to check out Bistro Bis for breakfast, I made a great decision! While I only got to try the Corned Beef Hash, it was simply amazing. I have had homemade hash all...More

Thank SpaceCoastRick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at Bistro Bis a few times now as a repeat guest of the Kimpton George. Part of the reason I choose the hotel is because I love the restaurant. It is a comfortable upscale environment that I enjoy when dining alone, and...More

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a big late lunch so we hit Bistro Bis for appetizers and cocktails for dinner. Try the crab balls and the calamari is very good. the service was good without being intrusive. We sat on the patio and it was a mild day...More

Thank Christy M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We arrived late to the city and looked for a place close to our hotel. Thankfully we found this delightful place close by. Waiters were attentive. I had my favorite dish of scallops and they didn't disappoint. My husband had the beef bourguignon and it...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

we stayed her for two nights and due to the weather and traveling with disabled family members, we ate every meal here (either room service or in the restaurant). Everything was delicious and the staff could not have been nicer. With notice, they made special...More

Thank rita r
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Came here on a Saturday night to close out our stay in Washington. Absolutely loved the steak tartare and escargot. I did think the wine list was very overpriced- I know, I know it's a french restuarant- and the entrees were good but great. In...More

1  Thank cash d
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying we frequent this restaurant often. This was the worst visit we have had in years. We always order the steak for $ 24.95. It always came with fries and a wonderful salad. This time the steak is 1/3 smaller (...More

1  Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

It was raining so we ducked into this little French Bistro. Awesome find. We shared some appetizers and bubbles. Finished with fresh gelato and cappuccino. Excellent service. Great atmosphere. I can't rate it any higher because we did not try main courses and I don't...More

Thank Attymikeb
Reviewed 25 May 2017

One of the best steak tartares I've had.Unique flavors and well executed. Order it through room service at The George.

Thank SMTravels88
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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 Jane T | Reviewed this property |
I was at Bistro Bis last January, 2017 on the week-end for a dinner and for Sunday breakfast. The dress was business casual for dinner (some but not all men wearing jackets, but no ties) and more casual for breakfast (some... More
10 August 2016|
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Response from 2016Patti | Reviewed this property |
I was there in the Spring (Memorial day as well as late April -- love this place), they were on the menu and were great!! Some menu items are clearly seasonal, and accompany items that they compliment. Call ahead if it is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
    (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
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