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K Town Bistro

3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
+1 301-933-1211
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fried oysters” (10 reviews)
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European, French, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we like to go to highly rated restaurants on tripadvisor; to find such a place in quiet kensington was a nice surprise. it's a pretty unpretentious neighborhood place run by a family and that's even more rewarding. there is great variety in montgomery county's eating...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marcinkro
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had two meals at this restaurant fairly recently. One a dinner for 5 to visit an enjoy each others' company. We received a, warm welcome, good advice as we clarified some the menu choices and GREAT food. ; The other a ladies' birthday lunch...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bonnyc5
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I’ve had lunch here and decided to bring the family for my birthday dinner. Children’s menu was terrific. Adult meals were delicious. We had rack of lamb, salmon, and scallops. We will return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BLMerce
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Art Deco Style upscale setting without the upscale pricing. The potato "fries" with the omelet of the day were the perfect crisp outside, soft inside, and so savory. That's not to take away from the salmon spinach omelet which was also supurb. The apple crisp...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chk2002
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The food was at its perfection. The crispy oyster and smoked salmon was delicious. The staff provided the best customer service. I will definitely return to K town Bristo. Recommended to every one.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Julio M
Reviewed September 15, 2018

A true gem I would not miss!! Such a lovely dinner. Such a delightful, attentive staff. We could not have wished for anything more to celebrate our anniversary. They don't make restaurants like this anymore. We will be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lauren b
Reviewed September 7, 2018

K Town Bistro is a hidden gem in the downtown Kensington neighborhood. We've been going there on a regular basis for years. While the menu and wine list isn't extensive everyone can find a dish they enjoy. We especially enjoy the short ribs and salmon...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank leesf2017
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant a few times now with my husband. It is charming and the food is incredible. Reasonable sized portions, attention to detail. The wait staff and the manager (owner?) are always very attentive. The fix prix menu is alway excellent, too....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kira B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The food was done well but i wouldn't say that this was the best place to eat in the area. I think the prices were a bit high for the area, but if is a special occasion, i guess its ok. My husband and i...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank micsmi2016
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Kensington is known for antiques shops and boutiques. KTown is a sweet French bistro right in town. Service was attentive. Menu had lots of options for brunch and lunch. Sunday brunch offered fresh orange juice bottomless mimosas. Prices were reasonable for Montgomery county. Beautiful amenities...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ellen F
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August 6, 2018|
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Response from HistoryLover2017 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. Enjoy!
Debra B
January 21, 2015|
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Response from margaretc007 | Reviewed this property |
They are very accommodating. Try phoning them and ask about it. They will most likely arrange something for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: +1 301-933-1211
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K Town Bistro is a family operated restaurant nestled in the heart of Historic Kensington that serves a delicious assortment of French and American cuisine
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