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Dine In 

Wednesday & Thursday: 5.30 - 9.30 PM

Friday: 5 - 10 PM

Saturday: 5 - 10 PM

Sunday: 5 - 9:30 PM

Closed Monday & Tuesday



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Private Events

Full & Partial Restaurant Events

We welcome groups to exclusively reserve Bresca and treat their guests to our exciting approach to modern bistronomy. We can accommodate standing receptions of up to 115 guests or seated dinners of up to 70 in our main dining room.
We recommend planning at least 2 months in advance to secure your preferred date.

We are able to seat parties of 8 at a single table at Bresca and availability can be made online.
For parties of up to 16 guests, we may make special arrangements to have you seated at adjacent tables in our dining room. 

A variety of dining options are available from a family-style communal feast to a seasonally inspired tasting menu. Please contact us for more information. We look forward to hosting you!

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Our Story

Season the Moment

At Bresca, we believe in everything at its prime. Our focus is to bring the best and most responsibly sourced ingredients to the table.

Bresca is a contemporary Parisian bistro showcasing techniques rooted in France but influenced by our regionality, carefully sourcing only the best ingredients from both the mid atlantic & abroad. Building off the vibrant food scene of Paris's Neo-bistro movement, Bresca displays an inspiring take on French cuisine in a relaxing environment.  This enables our genuine approach to food & hospitality to shine.  

Bresca was recognized with one star in the 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, & 2023 Michelin guides.


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    Ryan Ratino

    Chef/ Owner

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    Jhonatan Cano

    Director of Operations

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    Brendan Mahon

    Culinary Director

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    Yoonjung Oh

    Pastry Chef

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    Jessica Cifuentes

    Executive Assistant & Events Director

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    Kyle Sabota

    Chef De Cuisine

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    Will Patton

    Beverage Director

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    Tobias Froehlich

    Assistant General Manager

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    John Micklos

    Restaurant Manager


View Bresca at 1906 14th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20009 on Google Maps

Call Bresca by phone at (202) 518-7926

Get Directions to Bresca via Google Maps

Dine In 

Wednesday & Thursday: 5.30 - 9.30 PM

Friday: 5 - 10 PM

Saturday: 5 - 10 PM

Sunday: 5 - 9:30 PM

Closed Monday & Tuesday


For additional information or inquires, please email


Metro Accessible via the Yellow and Green lines using the U St./American Civil War metro station - located at U st between 12th and 13th- 5 minute walk to Bresca- walk west to 14th st, make left, 1 block down on west side of street near corner of 14th and T st.

Bikeshare- one block away at 2000 14th st. NW (Corner 14th and U in front of Walter Reeves Center)

Street Parking- Metered Street Parking is available on 14th Street NW and surrounding side street parking also available

Closest recommended parking lot- Reeves Center Parking Garage covered parking located on the corner of U St. and 14th St. NW (Building Address 2000 14th St NW. Washington, DC 20009, US)


We always like to hear from passionate like minded individuals who would love to join our team or even hang out for a day or two.  If this is you please fill out the form below and attach a resume.