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Celebrate Bastille Day July 14 at These Washington DC French Restaurants

For 232 years, the French have annually celebrated Bastille Day, the national holiday that marked a turning point of the French Revolution and the unity of the French people. Here in Washington DC, we may be a plane ride away from the home of the “City of Lights,” but we can still celebrate delicious French cuisine at our local restaurants.

When Bastille Day arrives on July 14, celebrate the holiday with cassoulet, coq au vin, boeuf bourguignon and other traditional French dishes at French restaurants located near our 1331 Maryland apartments.

Café du Parc, located at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest which is seven minutes from your 1331 apartment, offers inventive takes on French classics at this elegant spot with lots of outdoor seating.

As a Forbes Travel Guide Recommended restaurant, Café du Parc is a quintessential French brasserie offering classic French dishes with a contemporary twist. It pays homage to traditional French cooking with a variety of culinary offerings from coffee and pastries at its coffee shop, Le Café, to breakfast, lunch, and dinner on its outdoor terrace or inside the main dining room.

Le Diplomate, located at 1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC which is 13 minutes from your 1331 Maryland apartment, is a bustling brasserie serving classic French fare and drinks amid a zinc bar, tile floors and sidewalk cafe.

Le Diplomate pays sincere homage to French cafe culture, providing a comfortable, versatile gathering place. Painstakingly built out of a historic structure that harnesses the artful spirit of a Parisian brasserie, the interior and exterior pay subtle tribute to tradition, imbuing every meal with a sweeping sense of European drama.

Café du Parc

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20004

(202) 942-7000

Le Diplomate

1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

(202) 332-3333