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K Town Bistro

3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
+1 301-933-1211
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried oysters” (10 reviews)
“creme brulee” (7 reviews)
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French, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was at its perfection. The crispy oyster and smoked salmon was delicious. The staff provided the best customer service. I will definitely return to K town Bristo. Recommended to every one.

Thank Julio M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

A true gem I would not miss!! Such a lovely dinner. Such a delightful, attentive staff. We could not have wished for anything more to celebrate our anniversary. They don't make restaurants like this anymore. We will be back.

Thank lauren b
Reviewed 7 September 2018

K Town Bistro is a hidden gem in the downtown Kensington neighborhood. We've been going there on a regular basis for years. While the menu and wine list isn't extensive everyone can find a dish they enjoy. We especially enjoy the short ribs and salmon...More

Thank leesf2017
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant a few times now with my husband. It is charming and the food is incredible. Reasonable sized portions, attention to detail. The wait staff and the manager (owner?) are always very attentive. The fix prix menu is alway excellent, too....More

Thank Kira B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The food was done well but i wouldn't say that this was the best place to eat in the area. I think the prices were a bit high for the area, but if is a special occasion, i guess its ok. My husband and i...More

Thank micsmi2016
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Kensington is known for antiques shops and boutiques. KTown is a sweet French bistro right in town. Service was attentive. Menu had lots of options for brunch and lunch. Sunday brunch offered fresh orange juice bottomless mimosas. Prices were reasonable for Montgomery county. Beautiful amenities...More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A friend and I went for lunch in this cute intimate bistro. Staff was friendly and efficient and food was spectacular. I enjoyed it so much that I’ll return for dinner soon. We had no trouble parking on the street.

Thank BLMerce
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The restaurant is quiet, which is just perfect for us, my husband has some hearing issues and loud places can be distracting and difficult. The dishes are lovely, and the food was really super - I had seared scallops over risotto with a citrus shrimp...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

K Town has an interesting mix of foods on the menu, and they are generally very well-prepared, but the price is excessive for the location.

Thank Molly P
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We were coming from out of town to see the British players show and made reservations here for dinner due to location to theater. Wow what a wonderful meal. Lovely, attentive service. Good wine list. Food was delicious, fresh and well prepared!!!! European flair and...More

Thank SashaGRose
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Response from HistoryLover2017 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. Enjoy!
Debra B
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Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
They are very accommodating. Try phoning them and ask about it. They will most likely arrange something for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895-3349
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: +1 301-933-1211
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K Town Bistro is a family operated restaurant nestled in the heart of Historic Kensington that serves a delicious assortment of French and American cuisine
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