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Trio Bistro

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1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-232-6305
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

On my last visit to the historic gastro spot @ 15th & Q, The Trio a metamorphosis occurred. The dining room, always comfortable and welcoming has become stylish and classy. After 80 years most things can use a facelift. Gladly the extensive and fairly priced...More

Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

As a long time resident of Washington D.C. I frequently visited Trio before 17th street becomes a popular night spot for food and entertainment. I visited Trio again this week and was so surprise of the renovated interior of the restaurant. It was done with...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We had just arrived in DC and checked into the Dupont Circle area after a long trip. After a walk around the area, my wife and I stumbled across this little place and decided to have the ribs and a burger. The ribs were succulent...More

Thank G M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We ate here after going to the Manchester United vs. Barcelona soccer game and the staff loved talking about soccer and food. It was really enjoyable.

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Ahhhh... after a long hiatus from DC, I agreed to meet a dear friend for dinner at Trio, his local go-to. The interior has been remodeled a bit since my last visit, but still remained casual and inviting. Everyone greeted my friend by name and...More

Thank MrGeoffreys
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Trio is an timeless favorite in DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood. I was here last week on Wednesday and can't say how surprised I was when I saw the new decor under the new ownership! It looks so fresh and modern now. The space is perfect...More

Thank Antoinette G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Good food at reasonable prices. Great waitstaff working at making a fun time. Outdoor seating in the midst of 27 St, activity.

Thank Hy L
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

On vacation in Washington DC with fam and went there for dinner. Food was ok however our waiter was not very good. He got part of the order wrong and was not attentive to our needs.

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a staple in the Dupont area of D.C. And while it's very popular, the service and food are inconsistent. Our order for a cheeseburger and breakfast took more than 30 minutes. And they were out of bread for toast! The burger was...More

Thank Ramiro_and_Bob
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The service was good and the food was simple but excellent. Good beers and ok wines. We had dinner outside and enjoyed the wonderful spring weather. The are is reasonably quiet, so noise was not an issue for dining outside. They even have heaters in...More

Thank Gregarev
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-232-6305
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Trio Bistro has been serving the restaurant patrons of Washington DC since 1950. Anchored in the heart of Dupont Circle, Trio Bistro boasts two fully covered patios with outdoor seating and a main bar and dining area inside. With a beautiful view of Q Street and 17th Street, and surrounded by some of DC’s most desirable dining destinations, Trio Bistro naturally calls the heart of the city home. Whether you are looking to enjoy a casual night out after work with delicious food and unbeatable drink specials, or are planning a special event for larger groups, Trio Bistro can accommodate your occasion. We also offer bottomless champagne brunch every Saturday and Sunday! Don’t take our word for it though, come experience for yourself just why we have managed to stay in business for over 60 years … Bon Appetit!
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