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“Great little restaurant!”
Review of K Town Bistro

K Town Bistro
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Ranked #1 of 44 Restaurants in Kensington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $32
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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
Reviewed February 29, 2012

Right in the middle of antique row, this place was perfect for a birthday get together with friends. Food was excellent and service was great.

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Reviewed December 31, 2011

While visiting Washington for the Holidays - I went to visit two college friends of mine (who had gotten married and then had kids.. funny that ;-) ) - in Kensington. As they needed the babysitter I went to them rather than have them come down to DC. They insisted they had a great little restaurant. They were right. This little French place had excellent food; while I was not entirely thrilled with the choice of a French Restaurant (as I currently live in Europe so get French food all the time and wanted something different) - I thought the menu was excellent. I really enjoyed the soup and the crab cakes; the service was excellent. All the items on the menu looked very good. I even enjoyed The Argentinian Cabernet -and normally I don't drink Cabernets. I would have enjoyed the meal in The Hague (where I live).. or elsewhere in the region. The service was very good and the owner came out and said hello and poured the limoncello (yes.. I know - limoncello at a French Restaurant... but it is America after all)...

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Thank RT1971
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Reviewed December 25, 2011

A charming restaurant in the middle of Kensington's antique shops. Linen table cloth, fresh flowers and a gracious host and owner, Gonzala Barba greeted us. Formerly from the famous, now defunct Water Gate Hotel Jean Louis, our host guided us through the selections in the menu. We went for lunch.I had the onion soup and the fried oysters - fresh, plump with a delicate sauce - delicious! My mother had the lobster bisque and crab cake sandwich and loved it. We would go back again for dinner next time. Service was solicitous with old world charm .

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Thank WanderingRosa
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KTownBistro, Owner at K Town Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2013

We know it's been quite some time since you wrote this, but thank you so much for giving us your feedback! We're so thrilled you're a fan of our restaurant. I really appreciate you taking the time to point out specific aspects that stood out to you — like the old-world charm and fresh flowers. We pride ourselves on creating a relaxing and inviting atmosphere, so this compliment is not taken lightly! I'm so happy you loved the onion soup and fried oysters; they are two favorites. We're looking forward to having you and your mother back for dinner soon. Warm regards, Gonzalo - Owner

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Reviewed May 5, 2015
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