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“reliably good food and service”
Review of Cafe Saint-Ex

Cafe Saint-Ex
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Ranked #1,217 of 3,300 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 30 January 2012

My husband and I go to Cafe St. Ex perhaps every other month or so. It is not in our neighborhood, but we like the cozy feel of the place, the vintage aviation themed decor and the food is always outstanding. Last week we noticed that the menu was different from our last visit, and the prices seemed higher. I had a substantial appetizer as a main course, the Oxtail "sausage". It was intensely flavorful, and served with very fresh greens. My husband had the Roasted Cauliflower Risotto Croquettes, and they were also delicious. We have always had good service, so i was surprised to hear that others had not. It can be a bit noisy sometimes, so we try to go when we think it might not be too busy.

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Reviewed 2 January 2012

Went with wife for quick post new years dinner. Wish I had bar like this next to where I live. Good beer selection -great food- service was good. Third time here. Mixed crowd mostly younger but great spot to visit when on 14th.

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Reviewed 29 December 2011

Cafe Saint-Ex is a U Street hot spot, and the line goes out the door on Saturday nights for the dark and sweaty basement dance party. It's a fun, young crowd. However, neighborhood residents know that the best time to go to Cafe Saint Ex is Sunday morning, for delicious brunch. I've been a handful of times, and it's consistently good and fresh, with great cocktails and beer choices to boot. They recently had a casual sandwich menu during a renovation, and those were equally good if not better. If you want a table outside or seat at the bar, go right when it opens at 11 AM!

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Thank samanthaonstyle
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Reviewed 5 December 2011

i've been here for drinks at night and boozy lunch. the food is great. the staff is great. the room is great. and it all comes in a completely unpretentious, charming package. it's the bar that we all wish was a block away from our apartment, and we would go there so much that all the staff would know our drink by heart.

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Thank BoozyCoffee
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Reviewed 8 October 2011

Ate here twice In one weekend. Lunch and breakfast. Was very pleased that they had golden monkey beer.

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Thank yessamme
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