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Westend Bistro

1190 22nd St NW, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC, DC 20037-1219
+1 202-974-4900
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
1190 22nd St NW, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC, DC 20037-1219
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived late one evening and considered dinner at the hotel. The menu felt limited so we sat on the patio and had drinks. The atmosphere on a warm evening is wonderful. Watching the people and activity is relaxing. The drinks are really good and...More

Thank mrhover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a dinner near our hotel after a long day around town. Restaurant is part of the Ritz-Carlson so we expected it to be a bit pricey. Food was very good and kids menu was pretty good as well. It was expensive with some...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 June 2017

On June 1st, 2017. My husband and me Celebrated our 27th Wedding Anniversary at West End Bistro. We were happy with the manner in which we were greeted. Very Friendly and Attentive. From the appetizers to our actual dinner choices were absolutely fantastic. Our Waiter...More

1  Thank fatsosthumper
Reviewed 12 June 2017

On a return visit for dinner, this place still holds up as a good option in the heart of Foggy Bottom. Atmosphere and service is excellent, but there has to be much more attention to the the food. Our entrees were boring, and especially the...More

Thank RM C
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A the end of our visit and just before heading to the airport hubby and I decided to pop into the Bistro for breakfast. Best breakfast we had while here! Excellent staff, accomodating menu, expertly prepared and served piping hot. I had the three egg...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We went here twice for a delicious breakfast and weren't disappointed, Location is inside the Ritz Carlton on the corner. Service was excellent

Thank tigrecat
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is very enjoyable outside dining IF you are not going to be bothered by street noises and the hustle and bustle of Washington DC traffic. If you can take yourself out of that mindset, you will truly enjoy the meal here. It is a...More

Thank deb s
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

What excellent service! How professional they were, from Brittany's warm greetings to Ted's service. We enjoyed the lacinato kale salad even though it is slathered in too much vinaigrette. It was a little too sweet given the sweet berries, and coconut in the salad. Either...More

Thank hutsandmansions
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Valentine's Day dinner was spectacular here. The meat eater had a delicious steak and his pescatarian date enjoyed halibut. The carrot ginger soup is divine and the whipped foie gras with bourbon banana was a dish I will remember for a very long time. After...More

1  Thank Hugo S
Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

Good day Hugo S, Thank you for your feedback about Westend Bistro. We are delighted you enjoyed our Valentines menu and the Chocolate Decadence. Chef Alvin and our team look forward to welcoming you back at Westend Bistro. Warm Regards, The Westend Bistro team

Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went in for after-dinner drinks and dessert - the place was hoppin'! I ordered the deconstructed Red Velvet Cake - and was tempted to lick the plate. What a fun, but messy, array of colors and textures. Dark Chocolate croutons were a little crunchy explosion...More

1  Thank Sheila B
Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

Good Day Sheila B, Thank you so much for your feedback about Westend Bistro. we are delighted that you had a great dining experience with us, we will convey your feedback to our Ladies and Gentlemen and we look forward to welcoming you back at...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1190 22nd St NW, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC, DC 20037-1219
    (M Street)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom/GWU & Dupont Circle
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Neighbourhood: Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Phone Number: +1 202-974-4900
  • E-mail
Welcome to Westend Bistro, an award-winning casual American bistro located in Washington, D.C.'s trendy West End. Chef de Cuisine Alvin Dela Cruz presents a straightforward menu of simple signature dishes inspired by family traditions and recipes. The focus is on the ingredients, culled from fresh, quality produce by local farmers in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Westend Bistro offers a vibrant atmosphere with an extensive wine list and signature cocktails. Guests can indulge in lunch and dinner at the bar or in the stylish booths and banquettes throughout the dining room. Westend Bistro also serves an a la carte Brunch on Sundays with bottomless Mimosas
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