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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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1190 22nd St NW, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC, DC 20037-1219
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quiet nightcap with my wife and had such a fun time, we came back the next evening too. Tim the bartender really went out of his way to gives several site seeing ideas and lunch spots. Next time we’re in DC,...More

Thank tde61
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most welcoming hostess ever! The food was just OK, and the wait staff wasn't observant. One would expect a Ritz-Carlton establishment to have servers consistently scanning the room, but twice I had to wait a few minutes for someone's attention.

Thank Discerning12385
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a little gem that belongs to the Ritz-Carlton! It is small, equipped with highly trained (Ritz-Carlton) staff and the food is always amazing! I travel to DC often and always find myself going to the Westend Bistro!

1  Thank GraceAlone
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We went here for lunch not knowing that it was part of the Ritz hotel. We thought that it was just another coffee shop but were surprised to see the interesting and inventive menu selections. Much more than a coffee shop. Menu offered wonderful selections...More

Thank william c
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Westend Bistro is located in the Ritz on 22nd Street, and it was better than what I would expect from a restaurant within a hotel. I had the Roasted Organic Chicken and it was really outstanding! It comes with carrots and endive with au jus...More

Thank scottcA3501RE
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I wanted to go to Grillfish but as a solo diner I would need to sit at the bar despite a decent number of tables outside and in his balmy evening - no thanks. Presently surprised by Westend nice service upfront and welcoming to sit...More

Thank embeejay
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Great food and happy hour specials. Very conveniently located amongst hotels near the West End. Highly recommend!

Thank itsamadworldtravel
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We met friends to eat here while we were staying at the Ritz. The food was very good, everything was [repared well, it just wasn't very interesting or special. The staff was wonderful and the wine list very good. I would say it was expensive...More

Thank HappyMommy41
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I had lunch at this bistro. This restaurant has outside seating which was perfect on a beautiful spring day. I can't complain about the food because it was so good. I can say that I was happy to have lunch at Westend. I highly recommend...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My friends and I had an awful brunch here from start to finish last weekend prior to our departure from the hotel. We made a reservation for opening at 11 and were promptly seated upon arrival. Our server, who spoke passable English, greeted us and...More

Thank Alison M
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
05:30 - 22:00
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
Enjoy award-winning American cuisine at Westend Bistro in Washington, D.C. The Chef de Cuisine, Adam Barnett, presents updated bistro classics, infusing modern and traditional techniques that focus on fresh ingredients from the farms and fields of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
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