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Open City

2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
+1 202-332-2331
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (103 reviews)
“hash browns” (66 reviews)
“animal crackers” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went there during a lunch break from a conference at the close Marriott. Everything was perfect. Good beer; equilibrate service; juicy burger. Highly recommended.

Thank Cosimo U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and atmosphere were great, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Wait staff caring and appreciative. An alternative to fast food.

Thank akrumbein
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Saturday brunch and Monday breakfast. Lots of choices on menu, reasonable prices and good food. Servers are young and friendly. Loved the animal cookies that came with my coffee. This is a casual, neighborhood place.

Thank Katryna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here if accordance to reviews from TA. it is really popular this place & i managed to get a seat at the bar. I order the BBQ Pizza, which was really nice, very fulling, but that's american food for you. The service was...More

Thank sariej848
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so happy we discovered this place. My husband ordered a breakfast that wasn't to his liking so ordered plain eggs, explaining that he would pay for both. However, when the bill came they had taken off for his first order. We returned several...More

Thank denisec905
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in DC for a conference and after a long walk back from the National Mall to our hotel, the Omni Shoreham, we stopped in for a 7pm dinner on a Saturday nite. I was originally going to go for the all day breakfast. We...More

Thank Jenny60046
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a good experience at this place - had only coffee and deserts, so I cannot vouch for other food items, but the location is nice and there is a good athmosphere.

Thank silviu22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Open City twice for breakfast. There was a wait both days, but not too long (about 15 minutes). The cappuccino was perfect, my daughter talked about her hot chocolate for days. We had a variety of items and enjoyed all of them....More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joined colleagues for lunch. Very cold and front door was open so we froze in front table. Menu for lunch is fine--good choices and modest prices.

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for a breakfast restaurant near the National Zoo and stumbled upon Open City online. I had a great stuffed French toast and lavender hot chocolate. I was there on the early side, so it wasn't crowded and the staff were great. I...More

Thank lirwin13
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17 September 2016|
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Response from Grammyplamla | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know that.
Didi L
4 September 2016|
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Response from carsonturkey | Reviewed this property |
A shot of espresso with micro foam over the top I think
Matthew T
9 April 2016|
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
A lot of people go there on Saturday morning but they can handle quite a few. My experience has been 30-40 minutes. If you can you can send somebody ahead to sign in so everybody doesn't have to wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-2331
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