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Rumi's Bistro

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523 Maple Avenue, Ste B, Vienna, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Tried Rumis for the first time tonight. All 4 enjoyed our meal. Everything we ordered was delicious. Samara provided wonderful service and was beyond patient as we lingered over tea and coffee well past closing time. They never made us feel rushed even though we lost track of the time.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

We expected too much of Rumi's, maybe because of the name, and maybe after years of dining at the now-disappeared Panjshir II. The intimate atmosphere of the upstairs dining room is inviting, and the server, a partner in the venture, does her very best to please...and pretty well succeeds. But the food, though prepared with the finest of ingredients, falls... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely and intimate dinner at Rumi's Bistro on the night before Valentine's Day. We brought our own wine and they charged a modest $10.00 corkage fee. The space is an intimate little room above a casual dining kabob place that they operate downstairs. I presume it shares a kitchen with the kabob place. The... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

We've eaten twice at Rumi's and will return often. The young owners have cleverly created two eateries in one building - Kabob Tavern, which is downstairs and very informal/casual, and Rumi's Bistro, which is a beautifully appointed restaurant upstairs. The sumptuous dark purple decor transports you to Afghanistan. The service is excellent - very attentive without being obtrusive. The owner... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Maple Avenue, Ste B, Vienna, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Vienna

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