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Firehook Bakery

Capitol Hill
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215 Pennsylvania, SE, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-544-7003
07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 17:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking for a really good coffee shop close to the Capitol and this is the place. The baked goods were fresh, the staff awesome and the coffee was great. Highly recommend over Starbucks!

Thank sailor11101
Alexandria, Virginia
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312 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee and treats at Firehook look swell, but fall short on taste and style. The service is fine and the prices are correct, but you can do better. Just look around!

Thank 349Charles25
Fairfax, Virginia
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't try any of the pastries but just stopped by for a cup of coffee. Got their standard drip coffee (not a espresso with water added) with nothing added since I'm doing the whole30. Getting standard black coffee that isn't bitter and stale is tougher than you'd imagine. This place's coffee was good...

Thank Nathan H
Cleveland, Ohio
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Firehook used to be delicious and worthwhile. There was a fire in the restaurant above this Firehook, so they closed for three months. Upon reopening, the quality of the products (especially the coffee) was much lower. I have gotten coffee two times here since it reopened. Once, the coffee was unbelievably weak. The second time, the coffee was burned.... More 

Thank Ben B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I've not try all yet but the best here is if you want a very plenty and delicious Breakfast,do the grill croissant with fresh omelette and ham,bfffffff this handmade croissant had the best texture ever, here in dc it's very hard to find some places with fresh ingredients but this place deserve all the best! Also I have every week... More 

Thank Patricia M
Fairfax, Virginia
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I love Firehook. The food and the drinks are delicious. The coffee is so good I don't need to put sugar in it. be sure to grab a massive cookie (great for sharing) or brownie! Whenever I'm in town doing work at the Library of Congress, I always make a point of stopping here

Thank Jon M
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We always split a muffin and some coffee and get work done here on the weekends. A great place for kicking back on a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Matt J
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Popped in for doughnuts but not something they make. Had aforementioned cookie and slice of pecan pie - both delicious. Well worth a visit.

Thank PicInAttic
Columbus, Ohio
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55 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Bakeries seem to be a dying breed so when we discovered this one steps from our hotel, we couldn't resist! Nice selectionof cookies and we enjoyed 2! Delicious!

Thank HeatherJ22
Lexington, Kentucky
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

If it meant I could be close to this place then I need to give ole Hillary and Donald a run for their money! This place was amazing! Great bakery and breakfast food! Nice folks at the counter, very helpful and patient while we scoured the menu. Nice place and I would highly recommend.

Thank mgrajeda74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Pennsylvania, SE, Washington DC, DC 20004
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-7003

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