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1522 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20007 (Georgetown)
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Ranked #494 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European, Coffee Shop, French, Continental
Neighborhood: Georgetown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: P street
Transit: We're located 4 blocks north of Wisconsin Ave and M street in Georgetown between P and Volta. Accessible by the Georgetown Connector bus (get off at P street on Wisconsin Ave). Bonaparte is across the street!
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English first
Sugar Grove, West Virginia, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Romantic birthday dinner with my husband with OUTSTANDING crepes, cheese, and coffee. The experience was negatively impacted by the attentive yet forgetful wait staff and the neighboring table of giggling female college students.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went to an early dinner to Cafe Bonaparte. While the place was nearly empty, it took for ever to order drinks and food. The crepe I was served was basically cold and the filling must have come straight from a can. It was also rather expensive for the quality of food and service. Not a good price performer! First... More 

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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207 reviews 207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Want fabulous french cuisine that never disappoints, go here. It's of of lousy, busy M street in a small book on Wisconsin. We came for brunch on a Saturday and day right down. We had run to Georgetown, but were too tired to kayak without eating something first. We got the salmon Benedict, special crepe, chocolate croissant, and bread appetizer.... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Such a charming little restaurant. Food was good good and prices were good. I will return here. Recommend the steak sandwich and frites and the croque monsieur. Now I am hungry thinking about it.

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Houston, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were looking for a breakfast place in Georgetown that was not as touristy as the places on M street. Cafe Bonaparte was a great find. It is a French Bistro on Wisconsin Ave around P street and is very authentic. All the employees are French. The food and coffee were fantastic. Try the scrambled egg crepe breakfast and you... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I really love the $12 lunch special of salad and a crepe. Twice I've had the salad and chicken crepe, and it was delicious both times. The dining area is small, so get there early for lunch.

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Huntington, New York
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110 reviews 110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a tiny, informal "pub" in the middle of Georgetown. Worn wood tables, no tablecloths, paper napkins. I had read about their crepes so two of us decided to try crepes for dinner. My other dinner companions were smarter and ordered regular entrees of duck and steak, which were both very good. The Marseilles crepe, however, had little flavor... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Sure, it's not super fast service, nor is the quantity of food going to leave you stuffed to the gills, plus it doesn't have a "kids menu", and it's fairly expensive. If you want any of that, go find a chain restaurant somewhere! But if you're interested in an interesting menu with out of the ordinary ingredients, skillfully combined and... More 

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York, PA
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114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The room was packed but we were served fast. That is to say we ordered and our water, brunch, and drinks all came at the same time. We were packed in like sardines but the food was good. We ordered breakfast crepes, mine was sausage and egg ("Renoir") and my husbands was a poached egg with the same potatoes, etc.... More 

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South Pasadena, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We decided to stop at this Bistro while walking Georgetown. Although the restaurant was nearly empty, service was slow. It took 30 minutes for a tiny spinach nondescript salad. My friend was also disapponted with her crepe which was soggy and greasy. Its a cute place but the food is overrated.

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Additional Information about Cafe Bonaparte

Address: 1522 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20007
Phone Number: 202-333-8830
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: European, Coffee Shop, French, Continental

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