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Cafe Bonaparte

1522 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-2777
+1 202-333-8830
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“crepes” (87 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Cafe, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1522 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-2777
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I decided to try this spot since it looked attractive from the street and the menu was to our liking. The atmosphere is dark but inviting and there were a few tables open at 7:30 on a random Thursday. The Host asked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Fairly small eatery on Washington Ave but the service and food was exemplary. Got there Sun before 10am so there was no wait but by time we were done, there was a line already. I believe they do they reservation as well.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PCMDLI
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful little bistro in Georgetown that will make you feel like you are in Paris . Authentic cuisine , very friendly staff . A gem!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Trixtravels
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This darling little "café" is a must visit for crepes. Not fond of the word café unless it's because it is quite small and narrow as one would expect in an historic Georgetown building. Make reservations for dinner to be sure. Get a seat by...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank washnahi
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Had a delicious brunch in a very charming cosy cafe serving delicious food. Nice cocktails, delicious French press coffee, perfect eggs Benedict served by a very friendly staff.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MarieAnne B
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Went here for lunch.Right on major St.(wisconsin Ave.)Restaurant bright and sunny with large windows.Tried the smoked salmon omlet,spiced ground beef crepe and spinach,ricotta crepe.All food was delicous.My favorite was the ground beef crepe.Service was bright and friendly.Prices quite reasonable.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank chris n
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Cafe Bonaparte is a small and charming French restaurant in Georgetown. Crepes are the main feature, but other entrees are there, too, and plenty of starters. Food quality is good and service is good. It is a welcoming and pleasant ambience - not stuffy but...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Stanley N
Reviewed March 27, 2018

The service is excellent and the menu selection is great. Loved the Budapest, absolutely delicious. Although we were full from our lunch, we HAD to order dessert and, boy, were we right to do it. The Moulin Rouge is mouthwatering. Don't miss this gem in...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We went here with our son and his girlfriend. They love the restaurant and wanted to take us there for brunch. We had the crepes and there were made well and the quality of food was very good as was the service. A great place...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank bfg305
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a crepe dinner here. Mushroom crepe was tasty for the main followed by a lemon dessert crepe. Portions were not overly large so left feeling satisfied rather than stuffed. French fries were delicious. Comfortable bustling setting. I felt like I was a local.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank ktbeenthere2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1522 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-2777
    (P street)
  • Public Transportation: 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!
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighborhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-8830
  • E-mail
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