Green Pig Bistro

4.6
906 reviews
$30 and under
American
Since the COVID-19 pandemic first struck, Green Pig Bistro has followed all CDC recommended guidelines by altering the layout of the restaurant and increasing sanitation procedures to ensure the safety of all guests and staff.
Green Pig Bistro (GPB) serves up a fusion of French and American cuisine. Guests can start their dining experience with appetizers such as a crispy quinoa cakes with goat cheese, or the signature buffalo ribs with blue cheese dressing. GPB embraces a seasonal menu of hearty entrées, sourcing most ingredients locally to satisfy the palate. It has a casual setting, with a lively and energetic vibe and delicious farm to table food prepared in an open kitchen, totally unique craft cocktails, amazing service and a one-of-a-kind style. GPB is open for Happy Hour every day from 3pm-5pm, Dinner every day from 5pm-close, and Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2:30pm. Reservations highly encouraged. Reservations not accepted for Happy Hour - just stop in!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 906 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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Food
4.5
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
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vipGreat1stImpression
Baltimore
138 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

I've never said (or typed) this, and likely never will again. The bathroom smelled great! 😂 The smell of bacon was coming through the vents, I suppose! The bathroom was also very clean, a good indication of the rest of the operation.

The BLT was tasty and the service was very solid. The server was present, but not overly so.

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vipSPMcQ
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a dinner reservation for the outside patio. Because of approaching storms, they called to ask if they could move us inside. Our waiter Matt was excellent and made great recommendations on entrees and desserts. Service was well paced and the food was piping hot and delicious. Post-Covid restaurant experiences have often been disappointing-we we’re delighted with everything at The Green Pig tonight.

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MoniqueS
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Ate outside. It was pleasant. Shrimp and grits a bit disappointing.

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Maureeninvirginia1
Richmond
59 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great selection and variety on the menu. Lots of seafood options. Friendly wait staff and others who helped turn on outdoor heater. Great dinner!

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vipCJames
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience2

This is our neighborhood regular restaurant that has gone from reasonable pricing and great service to high prices and distracted service. We started off with a bottle of wine and an old fashioned. The glass for the old fashioned was smudged and clearly not cleaned properly. The waiter looked at it and did nothing. Whenever we needed something during the meal, others had to solve the problem- our waiter was not around. The food is still good though other local restaurants are more competitive. Steak frites for example are half again more $40 at Green Pig. Neighborhoods like Lyon Park need great restaurants. This use to be one.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious !

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Super fun date night. Had the salmon horseradish appetizer which was divine. Very attentive, friendly staff.

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Diane
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We sat outside so my noise evaluation was not for the inside of the restaurant which was much louder. Our server was wonderful with my 11 year old granddaughter whose birthday we were celebrating with brunch. He kidded with her and helped her with her choices, enduring her changes in the composition of the dishes. It was an enjoyable afternoon despite the windy day. We were somewhat sheltered from the wind on the 11th street side of the restaurant.

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LizB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Great place. Great food. Service is great too. This time the kitchen was a little slammed and so it took quite a while to get our food. But that was unusual.

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Michelle
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Lovely outdoor tables socially distanced. Attentive friendly service. Less flexible for gluten-free/low carb eaters

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vipRickE
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

Very poor service and just okay food. Disappointed after Tom Sietsema’s review.

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Mabel7
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent dinner. We have never had a bad meal here.

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shaarar
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

The Green Pig was one of our favorites before COVID and
This is our first time back since everything shut down in March 2020. We were disappointed to see that the menu had changed quite dramatically and all of the small plates that were our favorites had been taken off the menu. The food was OK but not some thing that we want to go back for. The drinks and wine selection were still very good. The service was good they are very dog friendly so that is always a good thing in the neighborhood.

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vipVinyardbound
Washington DC
61 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience3

We had a couple of small plates and it was plenty for two people. My favorite was the chicken and biscuit but also had the ribs and quinoa cakes. Great food, great wine, great patio

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vipdcwineguy
Washington DC
53 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great atmosphere with outdoor seating and attentive staff, as well quality seasonal fare. Super wine specials on the Thursday we were there. A neighborhood restaurant that shouldn't be missed.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience3

At times the noise was a little overwhelming… fortunately it was not too crowded … but it should be noted that it could be very loud … much louder and it would not have worked for us …

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ErikW
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Food and drinks were very good. Service was a bit slow but understandable since our server also had a large party to deal with. Overall great food and ambiance!

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KhorshiedS
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great. We love Green Pig Bistro.

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RitaA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience3

The place is clean, modern and bright. Everything else was not good. Server was not friendly, she was there to take out orders and that was it. She did check once to see how the food was. The food was not good. My friend and I ordered huevos rancheros. It was not what we were expecting. Basically, it was a taco tortilla with shredded pork covered with an egg and cheese. Itge food was not hot, the egg was overcooked, the meat was salty.
I don't think I will go back.

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vipParkFFX
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We had a really nice night at Green Pig. The staff was really hustling and very friendly. The lobster and heart of palm dip...delish! Everyone enjoyed their entrees and shared desserts.

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geril
Washington DC
48 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

great option for outside dining. Had a savory waffle. Need to try a sweet one next time. They smelled so good.

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Petro
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

This is a wonderful restaurant. Innovative, yet approachable food, friendly service. Interesting but not stuffy ambiance. Even among the many restaurants in Clarendon, this one stands out.

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vipDCguy
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We have eaten here numerous times and always have an outstanding experience!

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CheathamS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were delighted. Many friends told us how good it was. There was a lot of outdoor seating.

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JBarton
Wilmington
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is excellent! I order the pork benedict, and the pork medallions were perfectly prepared. We also got an order of the cinnamon rolls to start, and they were truly delicious. Not too sweet and the perfect amount of icing.

It was a little bit loud, but what else can you expect for a Sunday brunch?

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wineandfood
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great brunch! Service was great and even though we weren't able to sit outside, the ambience was wonderful.

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GregM
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Good variety with unique dishes and a very nice atmosphere.

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Suhaib
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely service despite the constraints of quarantine. My party of six ordered five entrees and four starters/sides, and there were rave reviews from everyone on the food. A great place.

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vipBusyMomAndDad
Washington DC
48 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

I simply love the food here. But please keep it a secret bc I want it to remain a neighborhood gem. Lol. My fav is the Wednesday special salmon over shrimp and seafood mix. Never tasted a seafood dish like it—will return on another Wednesday so I can order it again. Also tasted the pork cassoulet and is equally delicious. Our guests had the ravioli and the cheeseburger. Both scrumptious. Outdoor seating is delightful. They always decorate for the seasons —- and they welcome dogs at your outdoor table. What a great place. Dante is an amazing host and super friendly guy as is Ali. Green Pig has a talented female chef. They need to keep her for years and years—rare to find a chef so good at pork AND seafood AND vegetarian entrees

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VanessaR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wait staff was patient and accommodating. Good with recommendations and friendly. Food was great! Would return again!

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Khalon
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a good time at Green Pig brunch! Bar service was prompt and the shrimp and grits is amazing, so is the breakfast sandwich with house-made sausage. Both have a little spice to them that make them addictive.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I met a friend here for brunch, we ate outside and had a wonderful afternoon. The Aperol Spritz was one of the best I’ve had, and the veggie-stuffed waffle was delicious, fun, and new to me. My friend had the breakfast sandwich which was a wonderful monster of a sandwich - highly recommend for anyone going hungry. I will definitely be back, next time to try the cinnamon rolls!

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SusanneP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went beyond expectations! Celebrated my youngest son's 23 rd bday! Our waitress was phenomenal. She brought out a comped cheesecake slice with a candle! The food was creative, delicious without being pretentious. Definitely a repeat!

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CEJackson
London
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Was very disappointed that we were sat in between two other tables less than 3 feet away on either side when there were empty tables, and that our waitress did not wear a mask at all. All the other employees that we saw were wearing a mask, however. Food came out quickly, as ordered, with no problems and overall we really like this restaurant, we were just baffled as to the lack of covid-awareness on this occasion.

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vipCameron
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brunch outside on the back patio was perfect! The best avacado/egg toast Ive had anywhere! All American breakfast came with lots of sides!! each one done perfectly. Fun waitress too.

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LeahW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

Not up to par sadly

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vipCeee
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

A variety of dishes on the menu. Everything that we ordered was yummy. Great service, very attentive.

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EmilyB
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous! Was so delicious and our food was amazing. Service was great as well and there were lots of awesome options.

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MarkS
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent brunch! $7 mimosas with Norwegian salmon Eggs Benedict were fresh and flavorful!

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vipLZtodine
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. Personable and attentive staff. Charming place

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Green Pig Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 888-1920.

Green Pig Bistro is rated 4.6 stars by 906 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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