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Bistro Le Zinc - CLOSED

3714 Macomb St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20016 (National Mall)
(202) 686-2015
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CLOSED
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: National Mall
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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English first
various
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Went there on a Friday evening with friends, one of which had been there before and recommended the place. Was crowded but as we had reservations, we were seated quickly. Our waitress seemed a bit anxious to have us all in place (two were still trying to park) and not occupy the space without generating any return. So we opened... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

La Piquette should not be confused with its predecessor, Le Zinc (some of the reviews actually refer to the earlier spot in the same location). The food is quite good, about on a par with an average (but not particularly special) French bistro that you might stumble into. The ingredients are very fresh but the dishes are uneven. The rabbit... More

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Washington, DC
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I had to think twice about writing this review. La Piquette is one of those out of the way gems you want to keep to yourself. But, it's just too good for that. The atmosphere is friendly, the service courteous, and the cuisine among the best in Washington. The cuisine is fairly eclectic, but always with a French accent. La... More

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washington d.c.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We came late after a Kennedy Center performance, sat outside on a beautiful night and they didn't rush us out even though we sat down at 9:30 p.m. Great duck confit with green lentils and my wife had a wonderful crab salad. Bread very nice, and fair priced wine. Nice alternative to Two Amys.

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connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Delicioso I went wit my family tonight very busy we were lucky to locate a seats at the bar, good was great service nice and friendly special bartender, he was such nice pleasant young guy who explain and share this new restaurant, love it, very interesting menu desserts yummy give it 10*

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Bethesda, Maryland
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Enjoyed an early outdoor dinner of steamed mussels prepared without salt and will return to try some of the other items, prepared for my medically required dietary needs. My companion enjoyed a different meal of monkfish...and the individually bagged French bread as well. Conveniently located in the upper northwest part of DC, the problem of neighborhood parking could be an... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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332 reviews 332 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This is a new restaurant in the location of Bistro Le Zinc which wasn't there for long and closed before we had a chance to try it. So based on a positive review in the Post we wanted to make sure we'd get there sooner rather than later. The dining room's long and narrow, with a raised section on the... More

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Washington DC
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246 reviews 246 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

La Piquette sits in the space formerly occupied by the departed Le Zinc and represents a big improvement on the bistro-style food offered by the latter. The menu is pretty traditional, with steak/frites, moules, daub, etc. being mainstays. The big difference at La Piquette is the quality of the food. For lunch recently, I had a hangar steak and salad... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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123 reviews 123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This location used to be Le Zinc, and La Piquette has moved in. The result is an authentic French bistro, run by the folks who own Bistro Le Pic. The food here is more casual, true bistro fare. I had moules frites and my companion had the confit de canard. Both excellent, hearty fare served in a jovial setting. A... More

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

My husband and I went out for dinner on the spur of the moment last night and discovered La Piquette -- a gem of a restaurant in Cleveland Park. We normally just go to a casual happy hour on Fridays after a long work week, but felt that we wanted something more elaborate last night. The food was excellent in... More

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Additional Information about Bistro Le Zinc

Address: 3714 Macomb St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20016
Phone Number: (202) 686-2015
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
Cuisine: French

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