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Bistro Bistro - CLOSED

4021 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206-3425
703-379-0300
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Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American, Continental, Bistro
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet

14 reviews from our community

57% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Raleigh, NC
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stopped in for kind of a late evening supper. Every restaurant on the street was busy, as was Bistro Bistro. Servicen was quite good. Food was served shortly and it was served hot. Waiter was very pleasant and accommodating. Nice place and very reasonably priced as well. Well worth trying.

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Alexandria, VA
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

This restaurant, which was outstanding when Mark Caraluzzi opened it years ago, has been very disappointing for the past several years. A friend and I recently ate there, hoping that it had recovered some of its past glory. Sadly, no. The meat was overcooked, dry and tough, and the vegetables were cold. Service was spotty and slow.

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Arlington, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Sub-average to average food served in an apathetic manner

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
488 helpful votes 488 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

Very poor service .The place was pretty empty and it took 35 minutes to get two hamburgers!!!

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

On a Saturday Tangazo visited Bistro Bistro with his wife and his granddaughter for a lunch. The order was an onion soup ( very well solved ) and an order of snails ( escargots ) very good in quantity and taste. For the child we ordered a kids Alfredo fettuccini very very good. As entrees the order was flounder for... More

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Alexandria, VA
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525 reviews 525 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
324 helpful votes 324 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We tried this place out with another couple the other night. This restaurant is in the heart of a vibrant restaurant row. The restaurant was almost empty the two hours we were there. The food was not good, though it was presented well enough. The booth we sat in was comfortable and we could converse easily because there was almost... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Service was amateurish and somewhat clunky... perhaps we caught them on a bad day/week/month/year.

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VATravel36
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108 reviews 108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

This is an often overlooked restaurant in Shirlington, a cute and vibrant neighborhood in Arlington. Bistro Bistro was our selection for a Sunday brunch of 50 family and friends and they did a great job. For the price $19/person, you cannot beat it. Great job to the new chef; he really has improved the reputation of this restaurant!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Met a girlfriend for drinks and light dinner fare. Our bartender was excellent! He was attentive but did not hover. Will definitely return again to this hidden gem within Shirlington.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011 via mobile

Very good. Food is very well served and excellent. People is very charm and restaurant is in very good shape. Very good menu and desserts were the best part of our dinner

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