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Jan 8, 2011 10:34 AM

Best french onion soup in DC

With the coldest January in almost 30 years forecast, we need good french onion soup!Last post was from 4 years ago and recommended a restaurant that is no longer in business. I'm looking for the real deal--made with lots of caramelized onions, real beefy stock and topped with melted gruyere, no gummy mozzarella. Recommendations?

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  1. I haven't been in about a year, but we were blown away by the french onion soup at Bistro Bis.

    Bistro Bis
    15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

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    1. re: hppyheather

      Bistro Bis' french onion soup is excellent. I also like the version at Bistro D'Oc.

      Bistro Bis
      15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

      Bistro D'Oc
      518 10th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

    2. I like the version at Bistrot du Coin. At Central...not so much.

      1. Haven't had it myself, but have heard that the version at Praline in Bethesda is excellent, like most of their soups.