Welcome to Evo Bistro
Evo is the place to taste and experience wine and enjoy fabulous food in a relaxed atmosphere. We offer a wine tasting bar paired with French, Italian, Spanish and Moroccan style tapas as well as a retail wine shop all wrapped up in one! At Evo Bistro, we feature wines from around the world that have been personally selected by our resident wine buffs. We also support small production, family-owned vineyards, and high- quality wines at price levels to ﬁt any budget.
Innovative Wine Tasting
Evo goes above and beyond the concept of a traditional wine bar or tapas restaurant, offering guests an exciting new way to taste a variety of wines with their food. At Evo Bistro, guests can serve themselves from a list of over 50 wines available by the glass We offer the Evo Card, which works as a debit, to use with our automated wine tasting stations. Guests may insert their card, select a wine, and receive either a one ounce, three ounce, or ﬁve ounce pour. Individually price pours from wineries around the globe make for a truly exceptional experience!
This try-before-you-buy model promotes education, socialization, and the means to taste an array of wines available on the market without breaking your budge.Traditional wine buyers purchase many of their wines simply based on recommendations from storeowners. Evo is now offering our guests the opportunity to taste and experience small amounts of wine before deciding on the right glass or bottle. The guests are the judges and are able to choose the wine thats right for them.
Chef Driss repeatedly outdoes himself with the exceptional small plates coming out of our kitchen at Evo. From decadent ravioli to a succulent tagine, Driss never fails to impress even the toughest foodies.
The Washingtonian describes it best:
Sauted shrimp are garlicky and luscious. Garlic also perfumes a mini-casserole of baby clams steeped in butter, shallots, and white wine with bits of chorizo that add a jolt of heat. When the clams are gone, the crusty chorizo makes an equally fine bread topper. The same goes for the vivid jumble of green and black olives cradling spicy Moroccan sausages known as merquez.
A spinach crepe spilling buttery lump crab and drizzled with vanilla-saffron sauce could be a multicultural mess. But the delicacy of the approach makes in one of the most engaging dishes on the menu. Fried tidbits are deftly done, be they Ping-Pongball- size croquetas of potato, chicken, and ham or crunchy rings and tentacles of calamari paired with harissa-spike aioli, the sort of condiment youll want to slather on everything.
With dishes inspired from France, Morocco, Spain and Italy, you are sure to find a sophisticated taste that will satisfy any plate. We look forward to seeing you at Evo!
Join us for Happy Hour Every Monday - Friday 4:30 - 6:30
$5 Tapas $5 Select Wine Glass $5 Drink Specials
*artwork at Evo Bistro done by Buck Nelligan of Nelligan Gallery
Reservations Highly Recommended
Please Join Us for a Special 95+ Wine Dinner
Meet the three entrepreneurial food enthusiasts that put together the unique concept that is Evo Bistro!
Born in Rabat, Morocco, Jacques Mediterranean background and his love for wine make the concept of Evo Bistro a long time passion of his. Having lived in France, Spain, Germany, and Italy, Jacques has always wanted to bring his experiences of the European Bistros into our area for his friends and family to experience as well. Read more...
While Michael Rebibo, commonly associated with the Finance and Banking industries might seem like an unlikely partner in a restaurant venture, its not that far off base. The native Washingtonian was raised around a love of food and wines. Read more...
Since Driss was the first child among five, He became his mother's helper in the kitchen from the very early age. However the young boy was never intimidated by doing things that in traditional Moroccan society only women do. He was secretly fascinated by his grandmothers cooking abilities and always wanted to be as good and quick as she was. Read more...
Monday Friday 11:30AM -2:30PM
Monday Thursday 5:00PM 10:00PM
Friday Saturday 5:00PM 11:00PM
Sundays 5:00 PM 9:00PM
EVO BISTRO is visible from the road on the right hand side if you are driving Northbound on Rt. 123/Dolley Madison in between Churchill Road and Chain Bridge Rd.
From Washington, D.C.:
Take the GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PKWY N / GW PKWY N toward MCLEAN / I-495 / MARYLAND.
Take the VA-123 exit toward CHAIN BRIDGE / MCLEAN.
Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on VA-123 S.
Drive 2.5 Miles.
Make a LEFT onto Old Chain Bridge Rd / Churchill Rd. and an immediate LEFT into the Remax Parking Lot
Curve around the parking lot.
Evo Bistro is located on the RIGHT, facing Dolley Madison/Route 123