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K Town Bistro

3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
+1 240-430-5869
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“creme brulee” (7 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to this restaurant with family and friends since it opened. It really is a lovely place, located in the midst of Kensington's Antique's Row. Whether I have been there for lunch or for dinner, I have never had a bad meal.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

K Town wonderfully complements Kensington's antique row. We thoroughly appreciated it from start to finish. Service was professional in every respect, but not stuffy. Recommendations were on point. And the food was fabulous. I love fried oysters and creme brûlée, both of which are house...More

Thank AgentSmithDC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So my wife goes on TripAdvisor and finds this "neighborhood gem". We drive from son's condo without a reservation on a Sunday evening at about 630 or so. This is a storefront restaurant, and when we arrived we were promptly seated, maybe 3 other tables...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We went twice in the last week with an older relative who has difficulty with communicating. The whole staff was respectful and kind and still appropriately distant for privacy. A good place.

Thank shamrockSeattle
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We live in Kensington and go to the K Town Bistro three or four times a year. We have never been disappointed. This small restaurant has a surprising large menu. While it is a bit pricey, the quality of the food and service are worth...More

Thank dgillesp
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We loved our meal. The food was delicious and loved the wine! It is very intimate for a special occasion. The service was great. We will definitely go back.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were the last table of the evening and received excellent service. Food was amazing and large servings! But you must save room for dessert! I had a chocolate mousse, creme brule, bannas fosters trio it was heavenly! We each ordered something different and were...More

Thank caensley
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had such a delightful lunch. Everything was wonderful. The place is charming. The food is divine and the service impeccable. I already started telling all my friends how we must come back. Now K Towne Bistro is one of my favorite restaurants in the...More

Thank Sharryv28
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Why didn't I know about this place until tonight? I'm home and hungry, looking for something different. I got a $15 off Ubereats coupon, and checked it out. I went face down in the red beet salad with goat cheese and candied pecans. The Ahi...More

Thank gchip
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Enjoyed an early bird prix fixe dinner before the restaurant became busy. Loved the fresh warm bread, salads and dinner sides, but our chicken marsala was a bit overcooked and dry. The sauce itself was tasty. All in all we enjoyed our meal and would...More

Thank Jane A
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Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
They are very accommodating. Try phoning them and ask about it. They will most likely arrange something for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: +1 240-430-5869
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K Town Bistro is a family operated restaurant nestled in the heart of Historic Kensington that serves a delicious assortment of French and American cuisine
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