Mon Ami Gabi - Bethesda

4.4
6361 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
Mon Ami Gabi in Bethesda is open for indoor and outdoor dining with new responsible standards of service and distancing are in effect. Your health and safety is our top priority in everything that we do. Steps we are taking: dine-in services at reduced capacity, staff temperature checks, masks required, disposable and digital menus, heightened and thorough sanitation procedures.

For your health and safety, our policy is that all guests must wear a mask when entering, exiting and moving about the restaurant and interacting with staff.

Please be advised:
-Reservations are encouraged for indoor dining as seating is limited.
-Patio dining is on a first come first served basis.
-Please take care to arrive on time and limit your dining experience to 90 minutes
-We have installed the AIRPHX Filtration System that eliminates bacteria and viruses (Coronavirus, Norovirus, MRSA, and many other harmful organisms) in the AIR and on SURFACES 24/7, achieving hospital grade levels of disinfection!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • 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
What 6361 people are saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 9 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service!

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Brothermoses
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Drinks were great. Food was just okay. Slightly disappointed.

J
vipJacqueline
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was excellent, service was sporadic as our reservation was 30 minutes before kitchen closed.

BY
BettyY
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My waitress is excellent! Unfortunately, I forget her name. Overall, the service is above average.

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vipEnjoyinglife
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Food was cold and service slow. This is the second meal we have had here and the second time with the same issues We have one more meal on our gift card and then we will not be coming back. I’m sure our third visit will be more of the same.

LB
LaurentB
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience5

it’s a great location Specially when you sit outside.Food was very average nothing spectacular

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Food was mostly good. The frites were a bit greasy and soggy. The steak was cooked medium rare as ordered and was very tender. Muscles were good. The salad was extremely fresh and a surprisingly large serving.

The strongest negative aspect was that the service was quite slow. We certainly didn’t feel pampered. They seemed to be short staffed. Maybe it is simply a sign of the times that you can’t hire a sufficient number of wait staff right now. When the waiter did show up he was very professional, friendly, and helpful.

We would eat here again, but it will not be at the very top of our list.

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NancyG
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Summer help is young and sometimes lacking. Surprisingly we were never asked for a drink order or wine with the meal. When I finally asked the very young English speaking busboy if he could get me a glass of house white wine, it was never delivered.
The food was delish! I had trout and my husband steak and frites both cooked to perfection and large portions. I also had a wonderfully crisp Caesar salad that was plentiful and perfectly "dressed." All perfect.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

I made RSVP for Moms BD and they wanted to place us inside ! No acceptance of pandemic issue and given is a choice of outside ! Had to get into the list again! Not a good system

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ELM73
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Not enough wait staff. Very long wait for good and drinks.

DZ
DeeZ
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, as always. I want to give a shout out to our waiter Reuben who was so attentive and friendly. Thanks so much!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food steak was super. Service was super. Birthday dinner celebration.

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vipscpsf
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Pretty disappointing. The french fries were lukewarm. I sent them back. They brought equally tepid ones. The waiter came and I explained. He asked if he should clear the plate. I said yes. He charged me for them.

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SusanH
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best things about Mon Ami Gabi is they are consistent. I can always count on good food and good service. If I want to invite a friend to eat there with me I know what I will be getting and will not be disappointed or embarrassed.

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geezerseat
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Standard bistro fare - food is good, but excellent service and comfortable outdoor seating are what make me a repeat customer.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and ambiance

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vipMcklew
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, outstanding service

SD
SheDC
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Everyone in our party of 4 was pleased with their meals. The food was well prepared and tasty. Great service. No complaints!

MJ
vipMaryJ
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Gregory Smith, was terrific, even though he had many tables to take care of.

HW
vipHarveyWeiss
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

As expected

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Jupiter
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service! Always enjoy dinner at Mon Ami Gabi

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Aileen
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Limited menu but the three course lunch for $24 is a great deal.

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vipMikie
New York Area
63 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although the venerable manager, Adam, was not there, his training abilities shine through with an excellent, caring staff. Mark, an elegant, super nice gentleman is a perfect example of this as the manager on duty.

Despite the holiday ( at least in France) and the great business ,service was the best it could be and the steak frites absolute perfection.

This will always be one of the finest dining experiences available in the greater Washington DC area.

MG
MattG
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent gazpacho, salmon, trout; service. Quiet table in the back great for first date.

JD
vipJohnD
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

I've been there before was expecting a good meal but was incredibly disappointed and the service was truly bad.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fine experience

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Abbers
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible waiter. One of the best I've ever experienced. The heirloom tomato salad was so delicious and had me wishing I had ordered a take-out extra for lunch today. Gazpacho was excellent with exquisite texture and complex flavors. The trout is a must-try. Can't wait to go back. Hopefully, next time there won't be a pesky mosquito biting me around my ankles!

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vipCeciliaS
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I have always enjoyed dining at Mon Ami Gabi. It's great for small gatherings or catching up with a friend.

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Unhappy
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience2

The lunch menu is dull. They have begun charging for bread, which used to be complimentary, and the bread is now sourdough and a real tooth-breaker, not the delicious baguettes they used to serve. Will not return

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NaomiM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience2

Fantastic food. We did the lunch and everything was delicious from appetizers to desserts.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very well attentive staff, food was good and served in a moderate wait time. Overall experience was great, I wish they had more authentic French dishes to serve.

EA
EmiliaA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The food over the years has declined and with COVID it took a hit as well. But regardless it is always a reliable place to get some good food. Not excellent but definitely good.

EK
vipEvaK
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

It was our first return after Corona. It surprised us that there were no Menus, we had to check the menu on our cell phones, which although it surprised us we found understandable.
The water glasses were very cheap quality; the baguette had to be purchased which would have been OK had it not been so small. The fish was swimming in butter, we had to discard part of the butter.
The dessert was good and plenty.
We understand the difficult circumstances and will give it another try.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

My mussels were quite overcooked. The steak frites had subpar sauce Roquefort. The steak was gristly. That’s not happened before! There was one waiter to handle the entire section. We had to call him over after nearly a half hour to order the steak frites.

LM
vipLindaM
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been to Mon Ami Gabi three times and it never disappoints. Despite staff shortage, the service was perfect and the food delicious! Can't wait to go again.

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Ryan
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience4

Servers were extremely slow serving us, but the food was good and it was very nice for the price

MJ
vipMaryJ
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It never disappoints.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

The service was really bad

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jcjj
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

server talked over the conversation annoying! Had put on our reservation it was birthdays she had to ask

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You can order delivery directly from Mon Ami Gabi - Bethesda using the Order Online button. Mon Ami Gabi - Bethesda also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Mon Ami Gabi - Bethesda also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (301) 654-1234.

Mon Ami Gabi - Bethesda is rated 4.4 stars by 6361 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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