Afghan, Bistro
$ $
1847 Columbia Rd NW (at Mintwood Pl NW)
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 299-9630
5:30pm - 11:00pm
5:30pm - 11:00pm
5:30pm - 11:00pm
5:30pm - 11:00pm
5:30pm - 11:00pm
10:00am - 3:00pm
10:00am - 3:00pm


  • Yogurt, sauces, rice, cornbread like bread and lamb patties
  • Feast on Afghan dumplings, pumpkin preparations, baked eggplant, and standout kebobs in many varieties. A recent recipient of Michelin's Bib Gourmand designation, vegetarians eat well here.
  • The food is amazing, staff super friendly, would definitely recommend to come.
  • Tasting menu and cocktails are great!
  • Everything is soooo delicious
  • The beef dumplings are fantastic!
  • Everything. The apps were particularly good
  • Afghan flat bread
  • Amazing restaurant. We had never tried Afghan cuisine, so we cannot compare the recipes with anything, but it was spectacular.
  • The food and the service are excellent
  • Afghan Dumplings and lamb! I didnt realize I was missing this in my life.
  • Best lamb Ive ever had
  • Beautiful decor, charming service and excellent food. You must try the aushak and eggplant dishes.
  • One of the best and most unique meals I've had in DC. 90% of the menu is vegetarian or can easily be made vegan. Restaurant is small, but cozy.
  • Dumplings and lamb stew were excellent
  • Loved Afghan food. Suggest the appetizer sampler (shammi kebab was awesome!), daal and grilled meats !
  • Loved Afghan food. Suggest the app sampler (shammi kebab was awesome). Daal and grilled meats
  • Lamb stew is delicious
  • Get the mixed grill!
  • Sample platter was awesome. Fantastic cocktails!

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