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Cafe du Parc

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Sun, 17/02

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly

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Two Free-Range Eggs Any Style
Choice of apple wood smoked bacon, French ham or country sausage with rissole potatoes and breakfast toast
Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs with french ham, chive hollandaise and rissole potatoes
Oeufs a La Coque
Soft boiled eggs served with toasted points
Grilled ham and Gruyere cheese sandwich with petit salad
Galette de Sarrazin au Jambon, Fromage et Champignons
Buckwheat flour crepe filled with ham, cheese and mushrooms
Assiette de Saumon Fume, Capres et Creme Fouettee
Smoked salmon served with capers and cream with herbs
Golden Buttermilk Pancakes
Served with maple syrup
Brioche French Toast
Fresh berries & creme Chantilly
Steel Cut Oatmeal* or Cream of Wheat
Served with brown sugar, plump raisins and vermont maple syrup
Add seasonal fresh berries to any cereal $5.00
Rice congee with pork sausage
Steamed Chinese bun with BBQ pork
Wanton noodles with shrimp in superior stock
Egg foo young
Sauteed tofu with mushroom
Stir Fried rice with ham and pineapple
Seasonal Berry Bowl
Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Country Pork Sausage, Chicken and rosemary Sausage or French Ham
Golden Rissole Potatoes with Fresh Parsley
Toasted Breakfast Bread
Your choice of country white, rye, multi-grain, whole wheat, english muffin, or bagel, served with butter and preserves
Pressed Apple
Cafe au Lait
Cafe Mocha
French Onion Soup
caramelized​  onions, Swiss cheese and croutons
Butternut Squash Veloute
Herbed Ricotta Cheese with Crostini
Soupe De Poisson Provencale
Saffron and Tomato Seafood Broth
Alsace Flat Bread with Sour Cream, Bacon and Onion Serve with Arugula Salad and Dijon Vinaigrette
French Jambon De Paris Crepe
Ham and Brie Cheese, Green Onion and Mornay Sauce
House Made Country Pate
Dried Prune, French Pickles, Grainy Mustard and Toasted Country Bread
Chesapeake Bay Lump Crab Cake
pan Seared Served with Mango Relish, Chipotle Mayonnaise
Duo selection
Soup​ and Sandwich or Soup and Salad
Cafe Du Parc*
Organic​ Greens, Swiss Cheese, Hard Boiled Eggs, Avocados, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Bacon, Croutons
Traditional Caeser*
Hearts of Romaine Lettuce, Cherry Tomato, Marinated Anchovy, Shaved Parmesan Cheese
Salad Nicoise
Seared rare Skuna Tuna, Organic Greens, Olives, Green Beans, Tomatoes Eggs, red and Green Peppers, Fingerling Potatoes, Marinated Anchovies and Dijon Vinaigrette
The Willard Burger
Freshly ground Angus beef, French Toasted Baguette Bun, Sauteed Mushroom and Caramelized Onion With choice of Brie Cheese, Aged Cheddar, Blue Cheese or Swiss Cheese, Served with Organic Mixed Green Salad, Potato Chips or French Fries
French Croque-Monsieur
French​ ham and Swiss cheese sandwich with Bechamel Sauce,  Served with Organic Mixed Green Salad, Potato Chips or French Fries
The Italian with Red Pepper Aioli Spread
Prosciutto​ di Parma, Mortadella, Salami, Bresaola with Provolone Cheese, Served on Toasted Ciabatta Bread
The French Dip
Roasted New York Strip with Swiss Cheese, caramelized Onion and Mushrooms. Served on a French Roll with Au Jus
Prince Edward Island Mussels Marinieres
White Wine, Shallots, Garlic Parsley, Butter, Hand Cut Fries
Rolled Dover Sole Filet
Filled with Salmon Mousse and Herb Sauteed Escargots, Served with Baby Bok Choy, Parsnip Puree and Saffron Sauce
Half Roasted Organic Chicken
Served with a Medley of Baby Carrots, Asparagus, Pearl Onions, Herbed Fingerling Potatoes and Provencale Jus
Steak Frites
Pan- Seared Hanger Steak topped with Caramelized Shallots and Bearnaise Sauce, Served with Hand Cut Fries
Quiche Lorraine
Bacon, Ham and Swiss Cheese Filled Quiche, Served with a Mixed Green Salad
Traditional Porcini Mushroom Risotto
Arborio Rice, Seasonal Medley of Vegetables and Mushroom Foam
Seafood Fettuccini
Sauteed Shrimp, Clams, Mussels, Crab Claws and Calamari, Served with Lemon and Tomato Basil Cream Sauce
Hand Cut French Fries
Seasonal Vegetables
Creamy Mashed Potatoes
French Onion Soup
caramelized white onions, chicken broth, Swiss cheese, croutons
Butternut Squash Veloute
Herbed Ricotta Cheese with Crostini
Soupe De Poisson Provencale
Saffron and Tomato Seafood Broth
Chesapeake Bay Lump Crab Cakes
Pan Seared served with Mango Relish, and Chipotle Mayonnaise
Local Cheese Board
Assortment of Locally Sourced and French Cheese Board With Homemade Toasted Fresh Bakery, Honey and Marmalade
Charcuterie Platter
House Made Country Pate, Prosciutto Ham, Saucisson Sec, Bresaola, Garlic Sausage, Cornichons, Dijon Mustard and Homemade Toasted Fresh Bread
Roasted Bone Marrow
Spicy Couscous and Merguez sausage, Served with Arugula Salad and Dijon Vinaigrette
Alsace Flat Bread with Sour Cream, Bacon and Onion, Serve with Arugula Salad and Dijon Vinaigrette
US$ 40 - US$ 50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
French, American, Cafe, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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All reviews brunch croque monsieur salad cheese board mussels french onion soup pancakes fries steak bread chicken willard hotel white house our waiter outside seating by the glass block
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1 - 10 of 718 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had coffee in the cafe multiple times. The formal dining room is exceptional. We had lunch and dinner there. I would reccommend the Salad Nicoise.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GoPlaces219274
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here our first morning in DC because it was convenient. The food was on par with what you'd purchase at Starbucks....and get reheated from either location. The server was friendly and professional; he deserved a good tip. We didn't bother to go...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 2017Queen
Reviewed 10 January 2019

The Willard Hotel is a stop on the Big Bus route, so we got off here to walk to the White House, but noticed Cafe du Parc. As we felt a bit peckish, we went in for lunch. The place is classy with nice table...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DirkW107
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Chef Luca de Marchis and his team prepared an absolutely amazing tasting menu dinner for my wife and I and two other couples the weekend before Christmas. Imaginative cuisine, perfectly prepared and the service was impeccable as well. Could not recommend this place more highly....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank scottleewalker
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We came for dinner for a family Christmas holiday trip to see the sites in DC. 6 of us. We were seated immediately as we had a reservation but then sat there forever waiting for the waiter. We asked the water guy and he said...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 17LiaM
Reviewed 23 December 2018

We very much enjoyed our Dinner at the Cafe DuParc, a solid menu, we had the Halibut and the Plat du Jour which was Pan Fried Grouper. Excellent portions for a French restaurant, loved the fresh warm bread. Reasonably priced for the neighborhood.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here one morning when on our honeymoon in DC. We both had eggs - mine with bacon and my husband’s with sausages. Everything had very clearly just been lifted from the hotel breakfast buffet, reheated and put on our plates. The bill...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jen2392
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Went there for lunch, after some research online, including reading Yelp. The place was very nice, near the Whitehouse and and some other cool DC places to walk around. So we planned it where we would have lunch then take a walk, and it is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Aghalayini
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Our first breakfast in DC this week we had it really early in the morning, fighting against jet lag. We were the hotel’s guests so this venue was the natural choice. We were the first three tables that morning. Their original venue was under renovation...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bona_tiger
Reviewed 19 November 2018

There were five of us that stopped in this Cafe after our night tour on the Big Bus. We were all cold as we sat on the upper level of the bus. We all odrdered hot chocolate. This was THE best hot chocolate I have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary G
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yes its always on menu . (normally)
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