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Bistro Bis

15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1501
+1 202-661-2700
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1501
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had breakfast here one morning as we were staying at The George. I ordered the Bis' Breakfast Biscuit ($13.50), orange juice ($4.75) and coffee. My husband also had orange juice and coffee but had the Omelet "Monte Cristo" ($14.25). I wasn't terribly fond of...More

Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant during restaurant week and to celebrate my birthday. The food was very good although I was a bit disappointed that we had to order off the prix fix menu. I was craving for some fois gras. No worries...More

Thank Jeanne E
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Everyone’s appetizer, entree and dessert was amazing . We were a group of 8 in DC at a conference .not noisy so we were able to have conversation . Service was excellent . Highly recommend Bistro Bis to the business traveler and anyone on vacation...More

Thank Brooklyngal54
Reviewed August 13, 2018

On a strong recommendation from an acquaintance, I brought my teenage daughter here for a special dinner while we were visiting DC. We reserved a table on a weeknight using OpenTable. The host staff were all very welcoming; the ambiance was just right; the food...More

Thank Sinikka W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We stayed nearby on a recent trip to Washington and actually came here twice,for drinks,then another night for dinner.The bar is super,and the restaurant is very pleasant,staff welcoming,with very attentive service,while the food was excellent.We shared a charcuterie which was marvelous-all prepared in-house: mywifehad thelamb,while...More

Thank Julian H
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Bistro Bis was “handy” on a very rainy summer afternoon so we stopped in for a late afternoon snack rather than venture far from our hotel in search of food. The ambience is very nice, romantic, somew formal although guests ar all types of attire....More

Thank cydburrows
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I have written several other reviews for this restaurant, my favorite in DC. In June 2018 I enjoyed the usual terrific dining experience, but I notice that other reviewers complain about the cost. I have to say that the menu is not out of line...More

Thank William S
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The Bistro Bis is a gastronomic wonder!! Amazing food and service. If you are by the West Wing or Union Station, stop in for a great time.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Your wallet will feel it, but Bistro Bis is simply outstanding. Every dish that arrived at our table was wonderful, and our server was delightful and informative. It's technically in the lobby of a hotel, but you wouldn't know it due to the delightful interior...More

Thank kirwan3
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I went there with colleagues for a business dinner. Food was excellent (fillet mignon and the lobster bisque were delicious), wine choices and quality good. Staff was very attentive and the atmosphere was great. Overall excellent, but pricey.

Thank Ichnos70
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Response from pdorier | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they do.
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
I think business casual would be appropriate.
July 18, 2017|
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Response from xtacine | Reviewed this property |
I am always shocked at the attire of most tourists in our nation's capital. Please do not wear shorts, tank tops, t-shirts, sandals, baseball caps or leggings. Just don't do it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $50
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1501
    (New Jersey & North Capitol)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-661-2700
  • E-mail
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