Bistro Aracosia

633 reviews
$30 & under
AfghanPalisades Northwest
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What Diners Think

  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies


December 8, 2018

Had to wait to be seated, tho we had a reservation, but staff was accommodating and pleasant... food is always good, and experience was excellent.


December 8, 2018

Tasty Afghan cuisine, but ambiance needs a bit of refurbishing with peeling wood on one low wall, and some of servers' clothes were noticeably not clean. A bit of a turn-off. Food is good and moder...Read More


December 7, 2018

We had a most delightful dining experience. Not only was the food superb but also the openness of staff and management was a special plus. The vegetarian options, whether kale or eggplant or squash...Read More


December 7, 2018

Love this place. Fabulous food as always. Lively atmosphere. Great hospitality. Great restaurant attracts great crowds. Tables close and full. Makes it hard for wait staff and conversation. ...Read More


December 7, 2018

Food NEVER disappoints. Delicious, generous portions, etc. Only downside is for a large group the tables can be a bit awkwardly sized/shaped. Still with such excellent food, it's worth the sligh...Read More


December 6, 2018

Excellent food and service. We have been there several times and the staff always goes above and beyond. Their lamb chops and lamb shank dishes are excellent. Really lovely cardamom milk cake. High...Read More


December 5, 2018

second time in one month that we had dinner there. Ample choice and outstanding food. Easy parking. Price wise it's reasonable. No doubt we will be back


December 4, 2018

Great food. Really good atmosphere. Spectacular staff. We were late because of traffic. “No problem” even though they were full on a Tuesday night. Worth rhe short Uber ride from downtown!!!!


December 3, 2018

Amazing restaurant. Friendly helpful staff, delicious food, and terrific location.


December 3, 2018

My 4th or 5th time at Bistro Aracosia. Again, it did not disappoint. Excellent food and attentive and understanding service. We will be back.
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  • Phone Number:

    (202) 363-0400
  • Parking:

    Street Parking
  • Hours of Operation:

    Tue–Sat 11:30 am–2:30 pm
    Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Payment Options:

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Price:

    $30 & under
  • Dining Style:

    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code:

    Casual Dress
  • Description:

    Bistro Aracosia is an authentic Afghan gourmet and chop house located in the Palisades neighborhood of Washington, DC.
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