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1100 New York Avenue, NW, Washington DC, DC 20005 (12th and H street)
+1 202-216-9550
17:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Wed 23:30 - 14:30
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our office party was last night and we had a traditional family-style italian dinner with 13 courses plus desert! Each course was creative and delicious. The pasta was fresh and pefectly cooked. We particularly enjoyed the squash filled ravioli and excellent wines suggested by John.

Thank Cal C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike other places in the city that seem to forget the small details, this place doesn't miss a beat. The food is tasty and the wine list very impressive.

Thank Travelguy8222
Rockland, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were downtown for a show and decided to walk-in to this restaurant without reservation. The waitress was very pleasant and took time to explained in details the menu as well as the night specials. We ordered the duo pasta and we had rarely tasted such good pasta even in Italy. The portions were just right. I will go back... More 

Thank Michel R
Turin, Italy
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The personnel of this Italian restaurant in central Washington DC is nice and professional. The general atmosphere is very welcoming and sophisticated. Still, out of four dishes I ordered, I only liked one: the insalata di palate dolci was surprisingly enjoyable. The carciofi alla romana, though, the panzototi di zucca and the carrot cake were all either tasteless or not... More 

Thank Simone B
New Orleans, Louisiana
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

At $38 for a three course dinner with a choice of three plates per course, it can't be beat. The waiter tried to push the truffle option a little too hard. Other than that. One never goes wrong at any of the Knightsbridge restaurants. Always consistent and on point.

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Thank tbII
Carrollton, Ohio, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

What a mistake. Close to the Marriott and wanted Italian. Service, our waitress was nice, but really slow. They were not busy on this Friday evening and now I know why. They apologized for the delay but it wasn't only us it was every other table. All eight or so of them. I'm sure she didn't hear my order because... More 

Thank Scot S
Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I went here when on a business trip in DC. I chose it because it looked quiet and somewhat upscale. I ordered a pasta dish (the one with clams). For the price, it was disappointing and too salty. I felt that it lacked any real flavour. I ordered the carrot cake for dessert. It was also just average. The wine... More 

Thank Kaitlyn221
Cumberland Center, Maine
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I had a solo dinner at Bibiana while on business in DC. I was quite disappointed. Started with an heirloom tomato salad in which i was assured that the tomatoes were delicious and fresh. The salad had almost no taste at all. Next, I had what sounded like delicious squid ink pasta with tripe ragu, sausage and mint. I was... More 

Thank olliesmom86
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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507 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have somehow gotten onto the mailing list for Knightsbridge Group restaurants so during the summer Restaurant Week kept getting bombarded by emails urging me to try their many restaurants. In the end went to 3 of them I had not yet been to and Bibiana was the first. We sat right off the bar area as that was where... More 

Thank paxa
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181 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The restaurant entrance is not on New York Ave. Access to this noisy dining establishment is really on H. Our server was excellent and the food and wine superb. We started our meal sharing a selection of 3 cheeses served with a honeycomb, figs and crackers. It was excellent. We asked our server for a reasonably priced dry red wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 New York Avenue, NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
    (12th and H street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Center is the closest metro stop, it is located at 12th and G street and our front door is one block away at the corner of 12th and H street.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-216-9550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?