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Washington DC

Bistro Aracosia

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Fri, 12/6
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lamb shank dumplings sabzi turnovers aushak stews kabobs pistachio cake combination platter mantau bistro salad vegetarian appetizers roasted butternut squash rice pudding nan bread quail
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend took me there for my birthday last month and it was perfection! Since all of the food sounded so good, we decided to just order several appetizers to share as our meal and they were all delicious. In fact we plan to order...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank SharonB3565
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleague and I had dinner here on a weekday evening. The atmosphere was wonderful, and the service and food was exceptional. We both ordered appetizers. The quoroti was very good, but the sambosas were amazing. My friend said she'd go back just to eat...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Nancy_uga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started with the hot Mazza assortment which was a delicious assortment of delicious cultural dishessamples form the restaurant. The veal and lamp dishes were exquisite Recommend the lamb tenderloin and veal Saluzzi. We mentioned that the couple's first anniversary was the evening and the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank HaleF643
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very authentic Afghan food with a wait staff that is genuinely invested in their menu and the customer satisfaction. I had a three dish sampler and a side of squash dumplings. The food has a unique, almost unplaceable flavor. Will be returning here every time!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank dsun1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This an interesting and savory experience of afghan culinary. The mezzes and charbroiled meats are exquisite, because most meats are marinated with special herbs and spices before been broiled.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 107luisy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food!!! Flavors are next level, truly a great experience, you don’t get food this good everywhere, one of the best meals Ive had this year. Get the Hot Mazza!!!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank jonasi370
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This family run restaurant is a staple for my family. The food is expertly prepared, generous portioning , and service is so very warm and inviting. Every time we go to dine, the owners say “welcome home”. And home is where we feel we are,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Passport487589
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner gives a warm welcome, and the food and service follow. Located in a quiet neighborhood, Aracosia serves great food in a pleasant atmosphere. I have eaten here a number of times, once for lunch and half a dozen times for dinner.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank stevecE4629MZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a reason this place is packed every night and you need a reservation to eat there. The food is absolutely delicious! Reasonably priced & great service, too. Just love it!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank BVDC74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stews are awesome. Braised leg of lamb as well as chicken thigh kabobs are a must try. I’ve been back to this place for 4 times now within 3 weeks. I’ll definitely go back to try other dishes.

Date of visit: November 2019
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