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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
CUISINES
Cafe, French, International, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Menu

BREAKFAST
Available Weekdays 9AM-12PM. All eggs are served with field greens. Egg whites $2, Bacon $1.50 extra
Freshly Baked Pastries
Croissant or pain au Chocolate
USD 3
Bread Basket
Assorted breads served with cream cheese, & marmalade
USD 7
Bastille Crêpe
Ham, cheddar cheese crêpe topped with fried egg
USD 9
Fruit Salad
Assorted seasonal fruits
USD 6
Yogurt Parfait
Homemade granola, plain yogurt, fresh fruit
USD 6
Renoir Crêpe
Scrambles eggs, Italian sausage, green peppers, onions rolled in a crêpe, topped with swiss, cheddar cheese
USD 9
L'Americain
2 eggs any style, bacon, OJ, coffee
USD 10
Van Gogh Omelet
Tomatoes, onions, green peppers, mushrooms
USD 9
Matisse Omelet
Gruyere, mushrooms
USD 10
Michelangelo Omelet
Salmon, shallots, chives dill, cream cheese
USD 9
BRUNCH
Saturday 10AM-3PM, Sunday 9AM-3PM. Add bacon or sausage $1.50
Freshly Baked Pastries
Croissant or pain au chocolat
USD 3
Bread Basket
Assorted breads served with cream cheese & marmalade
USD 6
Bonaparte Fries
Our delicious homemade fries with ketchup, herbed mayonnaise
USD 7
Fruit & Yogurt
Homemade granola, plain yogurt, fresh fruit
USD 6
Renoir Crêpe
Scrambled eggs, Italian sausage, green peppers, onions, rolled in a crepe topped with swiss, cheddar cheese
USD 12
Mona Lisa
Poached egg in a baked crepe cup, red onions mushrooms, provolone, parsley
USD 12
Belvedere
2 eggs any style, French toast
USD 12
Bastille Crêpe
Ham, cheddar cheese crêpe topped with fried egg
USD 12
Benedict
Poached eggs served over toasted muffins, Canadian bacon, homemade Hollandaise sauce
USD 12
Salmon Benedict
Poached eggs served over sliced smoked salmon, toasted muffins, homemade hollandaise sauce
USD 13
BRUNCH COCKTAILS
$10
Bloody Mary
Vodka, tomato juice, spices
La Coppola
Sofia Coppola's signature sparkling wine
Bellini
A venetian masterpiece white peach purée, prosecco
Pom-Grand
An antioxidant a la Paris pomegranate, Champagne
Grapefruit Sparkler
Grapefruit juice, simple syrup, campari, Champagne
Flirtini
Vodka, pineapple juice, chambord, Champagne
Mimosa
Fresh squeezed OJ, Champagne
Penchant de Mango
Puréed mango, lime sauce, Champagne
Ruby Rouge
Grey goose l'orange, orange juice, pomegranate liqueur, Champagne
French 75
Bombay sapphire, lemon juice, Champagne
LUNCH AND DINNER MENU
LUNCH SPECIAL
$12. Weekdays Until 4:30PM. 1/2 Salad or Cup or Soup with 1/2 Sandwich or Crêpe
CHEESE PLATE
Selection of 4 Artisanal Cheeses
USD 14
SOUPS
Soup Du Jour
Made fresh daily
USD 7
French Onion Soup
Homemade award winning recipe
USD 8
SALADS
$2 for Quinoa, $5 for Grilled Chicken or Shrimp, $7 for Salmon, Tuna or Steak
Bonaparte
Mixed greens, green & red peppers, candied walnuts, fresh mozzarella, fennel, red onion, balsamic
USD 11
Balthazar
Baby spinach, red inions, goat cheese, dried cranberries, lemon-basil olive oil, orange supremes, candied almonds
USD 11
Savoy*
Half heart of charred romaine, melted fresh mozzarella, peppercorn dressing
USD 10
Endive*
Endive, fennel, roquefort, walnuts, currants, lemon honey dressing
USD 11
Nicoise*
Ahi tuna, romaine, eggs, potatoes, onions, beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, anchovy, basil yogurt dressing
USD 13
Kale
Kale, granny smith, fennel, red cabbage, roasted pecans, parmesan cheese, fresh tarragon, balsamic vinaigrette
USD 12
Roquette
Arugular, red grapes, goat cheese, roasted hazelnuts, lemon-olive oil emulsion
USD 11
Beet*
Beets, arugula, goat cheese almonds, lemon-olive oil dressing
USD 12
Avocat*
Heats of palm, avocado, mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, lemon oil dressing
USD 12
HORS D'OEUVRES
Apple & Brie Crêpe Chips
Melted brie and apples on crispy crepe chips
USD 9
Escargot Provençale
Garlic parsley, buttery, white wine sauce
USD 10
Mussels
Choose your style: Belgian lager with whole grain mustard cream OR white wine garlic & shallots
USD 10
Quiche Du Jour
Served with a side salad
USD 10
Risotto
Choose from wild mushroom or asparagus with pecorino cheese, white truffle, watercress oil
USD 10
Bonaparte Fries
Our delicious homemade fries with ketchup, herbed mayonnaise
USD 7
Bruschetta
Tomatoes, garlic, basil, herb olive oil, balsamic
USD 10
Calamari
Sautéed or golden crispy with lemon aioli, tomato sauce
USD 10
SANDWICHES
Elba
Turkey, granny smith apples, brie, dijonnaise sauce
USD 11
Ibiza
Roast beef, sautéd onions, green pepper, provolone, aioli
USD 11
Add for Fried Egg USD 1
Monaco
Avocado, tomatoes, brie, alfalfa sprouts, pesto aioli
USD 11
Petit Steak Frites
Pan-sautéd tetras major, béarnaise, hand cut fries. Sandwiches not served after 4:30pm
USD 12
Bonaparte Burger
Sautéed mushrooms & onions, lettuce, tomato, aioli, side of fries. Sandwiches not served after 4:30pm
USD 12
Croque Monsieur / Madame
Jambon de Paris ham, gruyere, béchamel sauce. Sandwiches not served after 4:30pm
USD 13
Add a Fried Egg "Croque Madame" for USD 1
Saint Tropez
Pan-sautéed black sesame-crusted ahi tuna, roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, wasabi mayo. Sandwiches not served after 4:30pm
USD 11
Normandy
Sautéed chicken breast, mushrooms, onion confit, pesto aioli
USD 11
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

So, the first attempt at becoming an evening dining venue by the long time owners of what was Cafe Bonaparte (16 years) was not the success they had hoped. The reviews here bear that out, but so does the fact the just a couple months...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 4, 2020

Now renamed "Lutece by Bonaparte." We immediately noticed things were amiss when we recently retuned to Bonaparte. The always reliable small French bistro in Georgetown was well regarded for its soup, crepes and salads. However, with the renaming, refreshening of the interior, a new menu...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

This is so distressing.Looks the same from the outside but inside the Gallic charm is gone. Lovely bar replaced by crude ugly bar. Tables now packed together. Crepe menu gone and replaced by a limited, boring and expensive menu. This is vandalism on a monstrous...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 21, 2019

I popped in there for a late lunch with a friend. Gone were the Matisse yellow walls and antique photos of Paris. It was all neutral and restrained. The funky wooden tables were now marble topped. I was aghast when the menu no longer featured...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 21, 2019 via mobile

Anyone who knows a little about French cuisine would call this place a fraud. Since the change of owner a couple of months ago, Bonaparte has drastically changed - and sadly not for the best. We ordered « Crêpe Suzette » but what came had none of...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Maybe the staff had a bad day- no smiles. Slow, inattentive service that made multiple gaffes (asked if we are ready to order then walked away without taking it, took forever to come back and take our order only to come back stating that our...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

BEST BRUNCH!! Casual cafe. Authentic French food with extensive menu. Crepes are to die for. Great for any time of day. I had breakfast crepe with fried egg (to order) on top! Dessert crepes yum. As good if not better than the real deal cafe...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

Went there with friends for Sunday brunch. Service was very attentive and unintrusive. Food was very good. I had an omelet with salmon. The restaurant is a little gem in Georgetown that I had been to before. I do not know why I do not...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

We had lunch there. The ingredients were very fresh, the service fast and the atmosphere friendly. The crepes are traditional and the portions perfect.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

Stopped in for lunch on a Sunday afternoon because it looked so cute as I walked by. The laid-back French music playing in the background, sunlight streaming in, the buzz of lively conversation, the perfect pureed zucchini soup, a crepe from heaven, and lovely attentive...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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