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Bistro 1521 is a Filipino Restaurant with a Full Bar based in Washington D.C. that offers a variety of authentic Filipino dishes with a unique fusion style of cooking, which evolves from influences of Spanish, Malay, Chinese and USA. The combination of enriched native ingredients and style of cooking will leave an amazing and unforgettable taste that guarantees to excite the palate.
Bistro 1521’s Filipino style of hospitality is top-notched. It is our priority that our guest will have an amazing and memorable time with us. It is also our goal to bring you the best experience and to make sure that you will come back for more!
History - In 1521, a Portuguese Explorer “Ferdinand Magellan” serving under the Spanish Crown was on a mission to sail westward, bound to Spice Island of Indonesia. On his quest he discovered, these beautiful archipelagos of the South-East Asia and decided to land on of the islands
(Currently the Homonhon Island).
His discovery marked the numerous Expedition and Colonization of Spain of the Archipelago which give birth to the nation of the Philippines.
Year “1521” is a significant part of history upon the discovery and exploration of the islands of the Philippines.