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    5100 Macarthur Blvd Nw, Washington, DC 20016
    Sunday
    12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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    05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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    Bistro Aracosia

    4.9 (100 ratings) • Middle Eastern • $
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    5100 Macarthur Blvd Nw, Washington, DC 20016
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    $ • Middle Eastern • Arabian • Chicken • Allergy Friendly • Group Friendly
    • Picked for you
      • Lamb Shank Moghuli
      • Saffron Chicken
      • Leek & Scallion Dumplings Appetizer (Aushak)
      • Chicken Lawaan
      • Qabuli Combination Platter
    • Appetizers (Mazza)
      • Pumpkin Dumplings Appetizer
      • Quroti
      • Hot Mazza Assortment
      • Kadoo Turnovers
      • Leek & Scallion Dumplings Appetizer (Aushak)
      • Sambosa
      • Mix Grill Mazza
      • Spicy Beef Dumplings Appetizer (Mantu)
        Spicy
      • Bistro Signature Mix Grill Mazza
        Grilled lamb chops, lamb tenderloin, and beef tenderloin served with spicy fresh herb chutney.
      • Carrot Slaw
        Sweet julienne carrots tossed with fresh lemon juice.
      • Roasted Eggplant Appetizer
        Served with a side of bread and topped off with a rich demi-glace, infused with special seasoning, and finished off with a mint yogurt puree.
      • Butternut Squash Appetizer
        Served with a side of bread and topped off with a rich demi-glace, infused with special seasoning, and finished off with a mint yogurt puree.
      • Lamb Tenderloin Appetizer
        Tenderloin marinated in our house spices, charbroiled to perfection.
      • Sabzi Turnovers
        Pan-fried to perfection, stuffed with a combination of spinach, kale, collard greens, mustard greens, turnip leaves, and cilantro, served with avocado chutney.
      • Seekh Kabob Appetizer
        One succulent ground beef kabob
      • Potato & Leek Turnover
        Pan-fried to perfection, stuffed with potato and leek.
    • Soups and Salads
        • Bistro Signature Lentil Soup
          Prepared with mung beans, lentils, chickpeas, minced beef, special spices, and yogurt (vegetarian option available).
        • Bistro Salad
          Combination of mixed greens tossed in a sweet and tangy balsamic vinaigrette served with bleu cheese and walnuts.
        • Mixed Green Salad
          Combination of mixed greens tossed in a sweet and tangy balsamic vinaigrette served with garlic crouton.
      • Burgers and Wraps
          • Beef Bistro Burger
            Our signature ground beef burger is marinated with fresh herbs and spices, charbroiled to perfection, served with a side of nakhoud.
        • Chops and Kabobs
          • Lamb Chop Duo
          • Bistro Signature Lamb Chops and Tenderloin Kabob
          • Chicken Breast Kabob
          • Salmon
          • Chicken and Ground Beef Kabob
            Skewer of chicken kabob and ground beef (seekh) kabob. Served with long grain basmati rice (palou and chalou) with a side of nakhoud.
          • Aracosian Lamb Platter
            Lamb chops, and lamb tenderloin served with long grain seasoned basmati rice, topped off with julienne carrots and raisins, accompanied by a side of roasted eggplants.
          • Frenched Rack of Lamb (Chopaan)
            Succulent rack of lamb, marinated overnight in our special bistro spices, charbroiled to perfection. Served with seasoned long basmati rice and a side of nakhoud.
          • Beef Tenderloin
            Chunks of tenderloin marinated overnight in our special bistro spices and herbs, charbroiled to perfection. Served with seasoned long grain basmati rice and a side of nakhoud.
          • Beef Tenderloin and Chicken Kabob
            Marinated beef tenderloin and chicken breast kabob. Served with long grain basmati palou, chalou, and a side of nakhoud.
          • Lamb Shoulder Chops
            Marinated in our special bistro spices, charbroiled to perfection, served with a portion of seasoned long grain basmati rice, topped off with julienne carrots, raisins, and a side of roasted eggplant.
          • Lamb and Beef Tenderloin
            Skewer of lamb and beef tenderloin marinated in our house spices served with long grain seasoned basmati rice, topped off with julienne carrots and raisins accompanied by a side of roasted eggplant.
          • Boneless Juicy Chicken Thigh Kabob
            Skewer of boneless chicken thigh kabob. Served with saffron infused basmati rice and a side of nakhoud.
          • Lamb Tenderloin
            Chunks of tenderloin marinated in our bistro spices, charbroiled to perfection, served with seasoned long grain basmati rice topped off with julienne carrots accompanied by roasted eggplant.
          • Surf and Turf
            Skewer of salmon and skewer of tenderloin kabob served with both pale and shallow basmati rice and a side of eggplant.
          • Ground Beef Kabob (Seekh)
            Ground beef marinated overnight in our special bistro spices and herbs, charbroiled to perfection. Served with saffron long grain basmati rice and a side of nakhoud.
        • Entrees
            • Risotto and Lamb Shank (Sholah)
              Lamb shank slowly braised with lentils, chickpeas, and fresh dill.
            • Braised Lamb Shank with Greens
              Spinach, kale, mustard greens, turnip leaves, collard greens, and fresh herbs. Slow-cooked with lamb shank, served with saffron-infused basmati rice.
            • Qabuli Palou
              Lamb shank slowly braised then baked with long grain basmati rice infused in house spices, topped off with raisin and julienne carrots.
            • Leek and Scallion Dumplings Entree (Aushak)
              Steamed to perfection, topped with flavorful kofta Paashaan (minced beef and lentil korma), finished off with mint and yogurt puree.
            • Spicy Beef Dumplings Entree (Mantu)
              Minced beef flavored with bistro spices. Steamed to perfection with a carrot and peas korma, finished off with a yogurt garlic sauce, and topped off with crushed dry mint and cayenne pepper.
              Spicy
            • Pumpkin Dumplings Entree
              Steamed & stuffed with butternut squash, topped with minced beef & lentil qorma, garlic yogurt, dried mint & cayenne
          • Stews (Kormas)
            • Saffron Chicken
            • Chicken Lawaan
            • Chicken Ryehaan
            • Rumi’s Chicken
            • Veal & Mushrooms
            • Veal & Nakhoud
            • Lamb Shank Moghuli
            • Chicken Sabzi Lawaan
            • Chicken Aracosian
              Boneless chicken with roasted eggplant slowly cooked in a tomato-based stew infused with garam masala. Served with saffron infused basmati rice.
            • Chicken Karahi
              Boneless chicken with roasted eggplant slowly cooked together in a spicy tomato-based stew. Served with saffron infused basmati rice.
            • Veal Karahi
              Boneless veal and roasted eggplant slowly cooked in a spicy tomato-based stew. Served with saffron infused basmati rice.
            • Veal Moghuli
              Boneless veal and roasted eggplant slowly cooked together in a tomato-based stew infused with garam masala. Served with saffron infused basmati rice.
            • Veal & Mushrooms Sabzi Lawaan
              Slowly cooked alongside mushrooms and mixed greens in a yogurt-based stew, infused with garlic and cilantro. Served with saffron infused basmati rice.
            • Veal Ryehaan
              Slowly cooked boneless veal in a yogurt-based stew, infused with garlic, basil, and fresh tomatoes. Served with saffron infused basmati rice.
            • Lamb Shank Sabzi Moghuli
              Bone-in lamb shank and mixed greens slowly cooked together in a spicy tomato-based stew infused with garam masala. Served with saffron infused basmati rice.
          • Vegetarian
            • Baadenjaan Chalou
            • Qabuli Combination Platter
            • Baadenjaan Moghuli
            • Nakhoud with Mushroom & Sabzi Lawaan
            • Spicy Risotto with Eggplant and Butternut Squash
              vegetarian and spicy
            • Kadoo Chalou
            • Leek and Scallion Dumplings Vegetarian(Aushak)
              Steamed to perfection, topped off with a carrot and peas korma, finished off with a yogurt garlic puree, dry mint, and cayenne pepper
            • Baadenjaan Karahi
              Roasted eggplant slowly cooked in a spicy tomato-based stew, served alongside infused long grain basmati rice.
            • Sabzi Chalou
              Slow-cooked spinach, kale, mustard greens, turnip leaves, collard greens, and fresh herbs, served with saffron infused long grain basmati rice.
            • Afghania Nakhoud Chalou
              Chickpea qorma in a tomato based stew with garam masala and cinnamon. Served with saffron infused long grain basmati rice.
            • Sabzi Lawaan
              Spinach, kale, mustard greens, turnip leaves, collard greens, and fresh herbs. Slow-cooked with beef, served with saffron-infused basmati rice.
            • Nakhoud & Mushroom Lawaan
              Chickpea qorma and mushrooms slowly cooked in a yogurt-based stew, infused with garlic. Served with saffron infused long grain basmati rice.
            • Sabzi Moghuli
              Spinach, kale, mustard greens, turnip leaves, collard greens, and herbs slowly cooked in a tomato-based stew, served alongside long grain saffron basmati rice.
          • Additional Sides
              • Yogurt with Cucumber and Dill
                Mediterranean yogurt infused with fresh dill and cucumber
              • Baadenjaan
              • Nakhoud
                Chickpea qorma in a tomato-base stew with garam masala and cinnamon.
              • Kadoo
              • Sabzi
              • Qabuli Rice
              • Chalou Rice
                Saffron infused basmati rice
              • Palou Rice
                Seasoned basmati rice
            • Dessert
              • Toasted Almond Cake
              • Firni
              • Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Cake
              • Cardamom Milk Cake
              • Pistachio Ricotta Cake
              • Baklava
              • Sheer Birinj
                Rice pudding infused with cardamom and saffron
            Frequently asked questions

            What is the address of Bistro Aracosia in Washington?

            Bistro Aracosia is located at: 5100 MacArthur Blvd NW , Washington

            Is the menu for Bistro Aracosia available online?

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            What are the most popular items on the Bistro Aracosia menu?

            The most ordered items from Bistro Aracosia are: Pumpkin Dumplings Appetizer, Chicken Aracosian, Saffron Chicken.

            Does Bistro Aracosia offer delivery in Washington?

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