About Bazin's on Church

111 Church Street NW
Vienna, VA 22180
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Evoking the feeling of an old bistro, yet with a contemporary twist, Bazin's on Church brings to Vienna an inviting neighborhood dining experience. Bazin's on Church offers a contemporary American menu featuring organic and seasonal ingredients. The wine bar features a collection of wonderful wines from around the world, with an emphasis on California.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Bistro, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Happy Hour at the Bar: Tuesdays - Thursdays: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Lawyers RD

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(703) 255-7212

Website:
http://www.bazinsonchurch.com/

Catering:
We provide a wide range of catering services and can do anything from hors d'oeuvres for a cocktail party to a multi-course meal with wine pairings. E-mail Julie@bazinsonchurch.com with inquiries.

Parking Details:
Parking is along Church Street, or under ground parking under the building.

Executive Chef:
Patrick Bazin

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Enjoy Live Jazz Brunch on the first Sunday of every month. We also hold frequent multi-course wine dinners. Please check web-site for dates.

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Private Dining

We are excited to announce Bazin’s Next Door will now be available for private dining, parties and intimate gatherings 7 days a week, lunch or dinner.

Bazin's on Church Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

neighborhood gem (115)
fit for foodies (96)
special occasion (77)
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notable wine list (53)
romantic (44)
great for lunch (43)
good for groups (34)
great for brunch (31)
vibrant bar scene (18)
hot spot (18)
kid-friendly (9)
late-night find (4)
scenic view (2)
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Bazin's has an extensive wine list accom ...

vip
Dined 2 days ago

Bazin's has an extensive wine list accompanied by a wonderful menu with creative sides.

food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Good Food, but a Great Food Price

vip
Dined 3 days ago

The food was good, not exceptional which is something that I did expect from all of the reviews. My flatiron steak was cooked perfectly, but the meat itself had no flavor relying instead on the sauces to make it special. My wife had the risotto, which sounded like it would have a smokey tomato flavor, but instead was just risotto, nothing special nice, but bland shrimp completed the dish. Food was under-flavored and I found myself searching for the salt and pepper. If a restaurant prides itself on getting the seasoning perfect, then they should get the seasoning perfect. The last issue that made this a memorable evening for all the wrong reasons is "if I am sitting closer to the person next to me, than to my date across the table" it is to darn close. Reduce the seating if you must, but give people some room.

Tags: fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Exceptional Service!

Dined 4 days ago

Our server, Stephen, was wonderful--a perfect blend of professionalism and personal attention. Food is always good!

Tags: fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Bazins is one of my favorite places.

Dined on April 24, 2016

The food is consistently good at Bazins as is the service. Always a nice place to visit and dine.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Friday Night Date

Dined on April 23, 2016

Friday night date with my wife, 8:00 reservation, not a packed house. Food was excellent, appetizers delicious, and the wine was superb. Our waiter was very good but the service in between courses and the delivery of the check was slow. We felt like we were always waiting. I love this place but more emphasis should be placed in speed of service.

Tags: neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Business meal

Dined on April 19, 2016

This was a business meal with a client and the choice of Bazins was a good one. Our appetizers were the meatballs and the crispy oysters. Both were very good, the oysters were done to perfection and layered on spinach which added to the overall flavor; the meatballs were not quite as good as the oysters, but still a welcome addition. The meatballs were on a bed of polenta with an egg, which was a nice touch. My meal was the beef short ribs and they were cooked perfectly, falling apart with just the use of my fork. They were on mashed potatoes with carrots as a side and both were good accompaniments to the dish. My client had the sea bass which he enjoyed. We choose the Shafer cabernet as our drink which is an absolutely excellent wine. Very nice experience overall.

Tags: fit for foodies
food4
ambience5
service2
value3

service is hit or miss

Dined on April 17, 2016

Have eaten at Bazin's many times. Food has always been good, ambiance is nice. Is a really good neighborhood restaurant. Main area for improvement would be that service is up and down. Most recent visit service was down. Waiter disappeared alot, which honestly is hard to do in a small place like Bazin's. One of our entrees was cooked rare when it was ordered medium. Not such a big deal, easily fixed, but took 5 to 10 minutes to get addressed as we couldn't find our waiter. Ended up having another waiter address.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service4
value4

March Birthday

Dined on March 30, 2016

Overall this was a very nice experience for an evening birthday dinner with a girlfriend. She had Bronzino; I ordered the pork chop - don't know why - I usually want fish. The presentations both were lovely, but the pork chop so tough I had to send it back. Instead I ordered the Sea Bass and it was "melt in your mouth" perfect.

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

The Service was fantastic; and the food ...

vip
Dined on March 30, 2016

The Service was fantastic; and the food was great!!! Will come back again soon!

Tags: great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

A delightful luncheon with a wide variet ...

Dined on March 29, 2016

A delightful luncheon with a wide variety of dishes in all categories, even making gluten free meals easy to obtain. Food beautifully presented and perfectly seasoned. Wait staff was attentive, informed, polite and cheerful. It was particularly nice to discover that we could park in back on the same level since one of us had difficulty walking down steep ramps and using steps. We will come again and again.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

One of the Best Restaurants in Northern Virginia

Dined on March 27, 2016

We have dined at Bazin's for a number of years and have had consistently excellent food and service. It never disappoints us and our friends who have joined us. The rack of lamb was outstanding!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Easter brunch was delightful!

Dined on March 27, 2016

We had brunch after Easter service and were very impressed with the service and the food. The omelets and French toast and coffee were delicious, worth the price. We recommend it and will probably return.

Tags: great for brunch, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service3
value3

Great brunch menu!

Dined on March 27, 2016

We went here after Easter mass on Sunday for brunch with two children ages 9 and 12. My son loved the bananas fosters french toast, my daughter loved the fact that they had two children's options (waffle or eggs with bacon and hashbrowns). She had the eggs and said they were yummy! I had the smoked salmon eggs benedict on brioche and my husband had the filet mignon sliders. Both my husband and son ordered the key lime pie for dessert. Overall, we had a great experience and love having Bazins in our neighborhood! A true gem indeed!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Perfection!

Dined on March 20, 2016

What Patrick Basin does with sauces is pure perfection. Whatever the entrée, he matches it with the perfect sauce, and the dish reaches a level of perfection of taste. He's amazing!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Bazin's was great, as always!

vip
Dined on March 20, 2016

Bazin's was great, as always!

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Consistently Good

Dined on March 18, 2016

The food and service at Bazin's are consistently good and we've enjoyed several special occasions there. They also have a great lunch menu and it isn't crowded.

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Ladies Who Lunch

Dined on March 17, 2016

Five of us get together once a month or so for lunch somewhere in the metro area. Bazin's is definitely a lovely place and we plan on returning soon.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service5

Great food. Skip the cappuccino.

Dined on March 12, 2016

Great food. Skip the cappuccino.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Wonderful As Always!

vip
Dined on March 4, 2016

The greatest thing about Bazin's is that it is consistently friendly, comfortable, and has great food. You never go to Bazin's and come out with a bad experience, there is so much attention to detail by the management. My wife had a wonderful cod dish and we split a Bazin's salad, gourmet greens with some other goodies. I had a Gin Rickey prepared to perfection by the bartender and a wonderful glass of Sancerre with my Rockfish. Friday nights are popular so book yourself a table and stop in.

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service4
value5

A Great Evening in a Lovely Restaurant

vip
Dined on March 4, 2016

It had been several years since I was last at Bazin's on Main, and I'm very happy I gave it another shot. The food was excellent, as was the service. No complaints at all. In all fairness, though, we ate there on a Thursday night, when the crowd was small. My complaint during our previous visit, on a night when it was packed, was the uncomfortable noise level. Not a problem this time, but with a bigger crowd, that still might be the case.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Nice place to dine.

Dined on March 2, 2016

Food was good but not great. Menu is "eclectic" but taste and flavors were good. Wine list has something for most preferences and price points. Service was good. Our server was engaging, knowledgeable about the menu and wine list and seemed genuinely friendly. Decor is pleasant. Seating arrangement was odd, especially for a restaurant that isn't full on a Tuesday night. Hostesses and the manager could avoid using the least comfortable of tables as their go to choice for seating. Wasn't a horrible table, but there were better (vacant) tables close by and the restaurant was hardly what you would call busy. I'll happily dine there again though.

Tags: great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Bazin's neighborhood restaurant.

Dined on March 1, 2016

Fabulous neighborhood restaurant. We had the Cod and short rib. Both were excellent. Casual dress and atmosphere. We will definitely return.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience3
service4
value4

Great food

Dined on February 28, 2016

Food was awesome, server a little too intrusive, should have left us alone and verified double shots before serving

Tags: fit for foodies
food3
ambience3
service3
value3

Over priced

Dined on February 26, 2016

Went for a birthday celebration and felt over all it was over priced for the quality of food. Ordered the special monkfish for $27 and it was dry. The key lime pie was almost impossible to cut the crust with a fork, the warm olives were not very flavorful and the wine was just ok. My boyfriend ordered an old fashioned and it was red from so much grenadine and cost $15...

Tags: notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Always a Treat to Go Here

Dined on February 25, 2016

We really enjoy Bazin's and the variety of the menu that changes with the seasons, keeping some favorites on throughout the year. The Potato and Onion Ravioli is a generous appetizer and one that my kids enjoy eating as their entree! The flatiron steak is a flavorful cut and their fish is always done right! It was a family night out to get a break from cooking and also to celebrate some good news for the family.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

One of my Go To Places for lunch

vip
Dined on February 24, 2016

This is always a good place to go so I tend to go when ever I need to take a client or an employee out. Service and food are always great. Took a client today and they loved it.

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

In for brunch, we had crab cake eggs Be ...

Dined on February 21, 2016

In for brunch, we had crab cake eggs Benedict and salmon eggs Benedict both were very wonderful. Highly recommend if you haven't try Bazin's for brunch, lunch or dinner. Plan ahead and make a reservation it truly is great food and atmosphere.

food5
ambience5
service5

Bazin's is always wonderful. Excellent ...

vip
Dined on February 21, 2016

Bazin's is always wonderful. Excellent food, outstanding service and, for the quality of the experience, is a great value. Highly recommended.

food5
ambience4
service4
value5

Another fine evening at Bazin's

Dined on February 20, 2016

My wife and I have been to Bazin's a number of times. Our dining experience has always been excellent. We recommend it to our friends and look forward to returning soon.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
food4
ambience1
service2
value1

Good Restaurant - Just Not For Special Occasions

Dined on February 15, 2016

I've been to Bazin's several times and have always generally enjoyed it. The food is great and the service is fine. However when my husband and I went for Valentine's Day, the tables were packed so closely together you couldn't really have a conversation without people on either side of you being a part of it too. I understand restaurants want to make a profit and want to accommodate as many patrons as possible on a special event day, but this was really too much. Tables were less than 4 inches apart. Really destroyed the idea of a romantic Valentine's dinner out. I was extremely disappointed and left feeling like I'd wasted my time and money.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Amazing

Dined on February 14, 2016

Amazing,excellent, extraordinary. The best place hands down. Food is super delicious. Was not dissatisfied by any means.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Outstanding Valentine's Day at Bazin's

Dined on February 14, 2016

I gathered a group of friends to dine at Bazin's on Valentine's Day. The service and food were outstanding on a busy day for the restaurant. They had a brass band entertaining us, making the occasion even more festive.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

We visited here for a Sunday brunch and ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

We visited here for a Sunday brunch and was pleasantly greeted by a live jazz quartet. Clearly a favorite destination for many, there wasn't an empty table to be seen nor hardly any space through which one could navigate to their seat. The brunch menu offers a richer twist on many favorites, using plenty of fresh ingredients. We all left happy, satisfied and refreshed.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service4

Went for valentine's day bunch. The frie ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

Went for valentine's day bunch. The fried oysters appetizer was amazing. The portions are generous so I had plenty of leftovers for dinner. Would definitely come back for a traditional dinner some time.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Bazin's has a great menu

Dined on February 14, 2016

The menu at Bazin's boasts a lot of fantastic choices. Most impressive is their support for people looking for gluten free menu options. They go beyond simply listing the menu items, the wait staff are clearly versed in what ingredients are in each item and ready to answer any question. Bazin's proves that gluten free selections can be as tasty and enjoyable as any other option.

Tags: special occasion, scenic view
food3
ambience3
service3
value3

Food is very good and service was quickj ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

Food is very good and service was quickj and unobtrusive, but the restaurant is crowded and noisy on busy nights.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Valentine's Day!

Dined on February 13, 2016

Everything was wonderful, as always. The potato ravioli with lobster sauce appetizer is always a must-have.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience2
service4
value4

Fabulous food but sardine seating

Dined on February 13, 2016

Food was outstanding. The ravioli appetizer was delicious. My partner had the sake salmon which was moist and memorable. My Lamb shank was so tender, the meat literally fell off the bone. It was complemented with a delightful risotto in a flavorful sauce. My only problem, and maybe because it was Friday before Valentine's day, I felt like a sardine in a crushed can. I'll have to try this place on a non-holiday. The waiters had to squeeze by my chair and bumped it several times. They apologized but I still felt squished-in. I also noticed that the bar scene was crowded and loud. I wonder how the ambience would be on a non-holiday. I hope to return on a less crowded night and try the other menu items. Seems like their chef is remarkable - even with a crowd.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fabulous Wining & Dining!

vip
Dined on February 12, 2016

The ginger marinated shrimp appetizer was amazing and their wine list is outstanding! Can't wait to go back.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fantastic food and service

Dined on February 12, 2016

MY wife, 5 year old daughter and I love this place. Always great food and the servers are not only give good service but are great to chat with. Everything about it makes it a place that we want to frequent often.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot

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