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Bistro Francais - CLOSED

3124 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3704
+1 202-338-3830
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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3124 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3704
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome décor, must see the bathroom downstairs. I had the monsieur croque it was delicious but decadent, so I could only eat half. Service could have been better, as we had to ask over and over again to have our drinks refilled

Thank rebecarpisces
Reviewed 13 September 2016

great place if you like escargots and french food that is not expensive very convenient for shoppers and people hanging out at night

Thank quichiu01
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This location, a late-night favorite among D.C. chefs, closed in March 2016, to be replaced by an allegedly "hip, men's shoestore."

Thank DrewShaw224
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I good and under rated French restaurant in Georgetown. I have been eating here for years and it never disappoints. While everything is good, the eggs Benedict is a standout. I have had this dish all over the world and it never compares. Each part...More

Thank Vafarmer
Reviewed 15 June 2016

A venerable DC institution closed for good. Too bad it was terrific late night institution and a good stand by for any occassion

Thank wahoo68
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Booked a table of 4 at that famous Bistro Francais, service was good and food was excellent...restaurant was not that busy, so it may well be that its a bit on the high price side.

Thank TravelLovo
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I seem to gravitate toward tired old French Restaurants whether they be in Paris, New York, or Washington, D.C. French cuisine is my favorite. Maybe it's because my husband is half French and I have a mother in-law who can make Iles Flotante in her...More

Thank mags1031
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Very good lunch deal, with great food and good service. I recommend the spinach soup and the Broiled tilapia with blanc sauce

Thank Rubens S
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

, where can I go 1:30 in the morning had escargot a bottle of wine stay hopeful or anything how about eggs benedict grilled duck breast this restaurant is fun and Classic Country French worth the trip

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Opening 40 years ago in Washington’s old Georgetown district, Bistro Française remains unabashedly, quintessentially, authentically and unpretentiously as mid-20th Century French as its exalted kin along the Seine. “It’s like a different country,” my francophile companion Yvonne said as we waited to be shown a...More

Thank Peter K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 32
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3124 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3704
    (Wisconsin Ave & 31 Street)
  • Public Transportation: Rosslyn or Foggy Bottom-GWU (Orange, Blue lines)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-338-3830
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