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Bistro Francais

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3124 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007 (Wisconsin Ave & 31 Street)
Rosslyn or Foggy Bottom-GWU (Orange, Blue lines)
202-338-3830
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice setting

Good priced good quality lunch selection, nice tableware/tablecloths and service, cozzy seating, at a price you can really talk positively about!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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English first
Williamsburg, Virginia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My friend and I stopped today for a delicious lunchtime meal. I had the seafood mixed grill on a bed of rice. The salad was as fresh as could be and the dressing excellent. The sauce was delicious and all the seafood was perfectly done. My friend enjoyed her marinated meat brochette with french fries. All was delicious and very... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We recently returned from France and were hoping to relive our culinary experience. I guess that is a big task to lay on a restaurant but so be it. They did not stand up at all. My daughter enjoyed her onion soup and I enjoyed my onion tart. My husband did say that bouillabaisse was now his favorite dish. But... More 

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Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Good priced good quality lunch selection, nice tableware/tablecloths and service, cozzy seating, at a price you can really talk positively about!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was the nicest meal I have had in DC. I have spent many years touring in France and have had far worse meals there. Nice atmosphere, pleasant service, good grub at a reasonable price. I'm going back next week

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Oakland, California
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

We walked from our hotel the Renaissance DuPont about a 15 minute walk into Georgetown where we found this great French restaurant. Tres bonne! The maitre d Chriss made us feel welcome. We sat near the open air window - very nice. They have a dinner special right now which was delicious - salad or soup or onion cake and... More 

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Milford, Delaware
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Had dinner special bouillabaisse and cassoulet. Both very fine, tasty and excellently served. Nice taste of Paris in Georgetown.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went there for a bday dinner with family and friends. The staff was very attentive and made our dinner special. Being from Francs, I did not see typically bistro dishes on the menu (pave avec haricots verts) but they had duck dishes and I ended with a brochette of fruits de mer and it was delicious. I tried the foie... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I had one of our first meals in DC in 2007 at this restaurant. The food and service was superb. I was raised in France and it was as close as you can get 3000 miles away. Not anymore. We had Sunday lunch there and the food, while not bad, was neither French nor appetizing. The service... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I went there last night. The location is great, and the staff were friendly and attentive. We had the prix fixe menu, which was $28 for two courses. This sounded like a good deal. We also ordered a bottle of wine and one desert. The food was fine, but I honestly cannot say more than that. Total... More 

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Leicestershire, UK
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great location in the middle of Georgetown, good food, excellent wine selection, very attentive service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3124 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007
    (Wisconsin Ave & 31 Street)
  • Public Transportation: Rosslyn or Foggy Bottom-GWU (Orange, Blue lines)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 202-338-3830

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 32
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?