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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 good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1190 22nd St NW, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC, DC 20037-1219
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Menu consists of small plates and entrees. The wife and I ordered the $28 pasta entree with mushrooms and Brussels sprouts. We were extremely disappointed in the portion size as it looked more like small plates- probably two cups worth. The dish was tasty, Brussels...More

Thank gwbeale
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had dinner at the Westend with my family. We ordered Baked Burrata, Scallops, Ribeye, Grilled Trout, Roasted Chicken and Peaches and Ice cream. The food was well prepared, very flavorful and served with care and attention to detail. The service and ambiance of the...More

Thank Wilson V
Reviewed 9 October 2017

All 4 of us had a different salad and each one was great. Generous amount of protein. Quiet and pleasing atmosphere.

Thank kaboba
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This was handy as it was near where we stayed. The food was delicious. The service was good. A relaxing meal.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate breakfast at the West End bistro and were unpleasantly surprised by the poor service, and lack of transparency about the buffet price - which ended up to be $32!

Thank victorhugo1000
Reviewed 15 July 2017 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 21 June 2017

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
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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