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Bistro Bis

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Downtown / Chinatown
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15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001 (New Jersey & North Capitol)
+1 202-661-2700
07:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I decided to take a day in the city, I stopped by a local coffee shop to write a couple of papers and enjoy some breakfast on a rainy day. I decided that today was a good day to treat myself to a nice meal, so I began to look for a place close by. I came upon Bistro Bis... More 

Thank Timtaylorfan
Richmond, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bistro is clean and elegant and very tastefully decorated. The waitstaff is very attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. My daughter got a cheese sampling course. They have beautiful selection of Cow, sheep, and goat cheeses from Spain Italy and France, as well as the United States. The cheeses were delicious and were served with some lovely and crusty French bread.... More 

Thank Mike F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food at reasonable prices. Great bar! Great mussels, one of their specialities. I have the mussels every time I visit. They are among the best in Washington, if not the best. And they are prepared with the freshest seasonal herbs and spices. Great wine selections too!

Thank Ray M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the event coordinator for our group it is difficult to choose a restaurant outside of our home base sight unseen. I could not have made a better choice than the Bistro Bis for our group lunch in DC. Tony, the Director of Catering was responsive to my email inquiries and accommodating of our pre-selected menu choices. The elegance of... More 

Thank JoyDeVoyage
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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145 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten dinner at Bistro Bis, but this was first time for Breakfast/Brunch. The selections are varied and appealing. I had the Eggs Benedict. The eggs were cooked to perfection. Also had a selection of fresh berries. Service was very good also.

Thank Jim F
Ocala, Florida
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostess was so welcoming and friendly. We loved her. The food was superb! Everything you would expect from a nice French Restaurant. Romantic setting. They even brought us a special dessert tray for our anniversary. Lovely experience.

Thank sarahmurphy7
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent quality food/beverage/environment. Easy access for Mill Members/staff/others working on or with the Hill.

Thank Pobed45
Greenville, South Carolina
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365 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on recommendation of my hotel and not disappointed. Very elegant atmosphere for a meal with friends or for business. Wait staff very attentive. Exceptional salad. Grilled pork chop delicious if a bit over cooked. I would come back.

Thank Phillip K
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here as it was too cold to leave the hotel and it was a wonderful experience. I can't remember the name of our wait person for the evening - I think it was Ashely? She was just so friendly and attentive. The food was amazing - definitely a culinary highlight of our 3 week trip to the US.

Thank anniefish
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bistro Bis is located in the Kimpton Hotel. Very nice decoration of the hotel and nice ambience in the restaurant. The Food was good, there is a lot of choice as well... I did not like our waitress very much, when asking her questions, or asking her to repeat something she seemed frustrated... One downside (for myself at least), when... More 

Thank Jen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 50
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
    (New Jersey & North Capitol)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-661-2700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?