Bistro Aracosia

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Last Updated: 7/18/2020

Current Status:  Bistro Aracosia brings the hearty cuisine of Afghanistan to the Palisades.  They have reopened for dine-in service.  They are also doing take-out with limited delivery.  There are great meat options, but also may vegetarian ones.  Cocktails are also available to go, along with wine. A la Carte orders placed 3 hours in advance receive a 20% off coupon for future use.  Minimum $50 for delivery, within 1 mile and placed 2 hours in advance.

They also have two sister restaurants in Virginia: Bistro Aracosia in McLean and Afghan Bistro in Springfield.

Gift Cards – Call 202-363-0400 to order


Cuisine: Afghan
Neighborhood: Palisades
Address: 5100 MacArthur Blvd. N.W. Washington D.C. 20016
Reservations: Opentable

Other Critics/Voices:

Washington Post: 2 Stars in the 2018 Dining Guide. Positive First Bite of the Mclean outpost.

Washingtonian: #74 in 2020;  #95 in 2019; #95 in 2018