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“Easy Walking Distance from Hilton Garden Inn Shirlington” 4 of 5 stars
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Bistro Bistro
4021 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206-3425
703-379-0300
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Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American, Continental, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Raleigh, NC
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Easy Walking Distance from Hilton Garden Inn Shirlington”
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.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Alexandria, VA
1 review
“Still disappointing”
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.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Arlington, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“There's a reason this restaurant isn't busy”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Sub-average to average food served in an apathetic manner

Visited May 2012
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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
490 helpful votes 490 helpful votes
“Dissapointing”
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!!!

Visited June 2011
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“GOOD RESTAURANT FOR GOOD LUNCHES”
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 Tangazo, served with spinach and mashed potatoes and for his wife a grilled salmon served over spinach and creamy risotto. Both orders are excellent. With two expresso , a bottle of Ravenswood Zinfandel and an apple juice the check was of $92 in an excelent relationship price-quality.
The Marcos"s service was good and fast. Congratulations. We will return to try the sunday's brunch which has an attractive proposal

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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