Bistro Francais

3124-28 M St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-338-3830 | French Cuisine


With vintage posters smiling down upon cozy, warm woods and crisp white tablecloths, Bistro Français offer a relaxing French atmosphere with excellent cuisine to match. Located in the heart of historic Georgetown, the restaurant consistently offers authentic dishes that are sure to please every palate. Whether you are gathering for a relaxed weekend brunch, a celebratory dinner, or a late-night snack, Bistro Français serves genuine cuisine at moderate prices. Executive chef and owner Gerard Cabrol came to Washington D.C., bringing with him home recipes from southwestern France. Today he makes sure that his specialties are as consistent as they were when he opened the restaurant in 1975. These recipes of authentic French cuisine have made Bistro Français an institution in Washington, D.C. and has won the restaurant a few awards along the way.

Their specialties include our famous Poulet Bistro (tarragon rotisserie chicken); Minute steak Maitre d’Hotel (steak & pommes frites); freshly prepared seafood, veal, lamb, and duck dishes; and the best Eggs Benedict in town. In addition to varying daily specials, their homemade French pastries are made fresh every day by the chef. What great French restaurant would be without a great wine selection. their extensive wine offering allows you to travel through various regions of France as well as America. Wine Spectator consistently applauds Bistro Français for its comprehensive collection of wines; the restaurant has received an “Award of Excellence” every year for the past 12 years. If you’re a night owl, Bistro Français is the perfect place to grab a late meal. From lighter fare, like fresh salads and sandwiches, to a three-course meal, the restaurant offers a full menu every night until 3 a.m., and 4 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

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