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DC Cafe

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Dupont Circle
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2035 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
+1 202-887-5819
Today
11:00 - 03:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Dallas
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I landed in DC late and were not sure of what to eat. It was 11:00pm when we set out to eat. We walked down the block and were glad we walked in here. This is a rather small business, a few tables, but you don't feel cramped. We ordered the lamb shawarma and I was disappointed... More 

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Thank Cardhuneat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Okay very good food iliket and mastar ayman ounar best man im advance to goto this restaurant shawrma

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Thank mzyan
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stumbled onto this place from our hotel. As a family of vegetarians, we needed something quick and healthy before a tour, and DC Cafe fit the bill! The owner hand made everything we ordered and tailored it to our needs. With two vegetarians, one vegan and one gluten-free vegetarian, we had some special orders! The cauliflower sandwich is amazing,... More 

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Thank John B
Wellington, New Zealand
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295 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

It filled the gap and service was friendly. I had the falafel salad, the salad was great but falafel was rock hard. Big portions for a good price. Probably wouldn't go back for salad but would try other items.

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Thank Lisa_WLG
Centennial, Colorado
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The owners are of Moroccan heritage and it show in their authentic preparation. I was pleasantly surprised by the huge plate of food on both visits. They don't skimp on quantity and the flavored are consistently traditional. The lamb is slow cooked and spiced just right. The chicken kabob on rice with hummus is almost enough for two. I plan... More 

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Thank windsorww
Hickory, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

$60 for 3 gyro, drinks and 1 piece of baklava? Baklava was sad...cold served it out of a box! Not worth your money.

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Thank MurfB1901
San Antonio, Texas
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152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this place by chance because there was no wait for a table on Sunday at lunch time. It is a small Mediterranean cafe with a nice outdoor patio. The owner was working alone because his worker had called out. He was very kind and hospitable. He took our orders, brought our drinks out and then served us... More 

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Thank angie O
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Very authentic lamp gyros made on the pot with fresh ingredients and a little chat. Took pride in their work and service.

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Thank gpforz
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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189 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is one of those "under the radar" places that you'll either love or hate. I've been coming here for years because they make tasty Mediterranean food, for cheap, and they're open late. The inside is a dive, no doubt. But they have outdoor patio seating. The person behind the counter was nice, but a bit pushy with the daily... More 

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Thank Daniel O
Indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

I walked by this place and it looked unassuming. There were a few obvious locals. I did a quick search and the reviews were promising. I decided to give it a try. It was great food! After traveling all day, this was just the food I was needing to finish off the day. Get the baklava!

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Thank Joe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2035 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-887-5819

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?