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Justin's Cafe

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American, Bar, Pub
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1025 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-5318
+1 202-652-1009
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Silver Spring, MD (USA)
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I order a carryout lunch from Justin's 2-4 times a month. For the price, the taste and size of the sandwiches beat just about everybody in the area. What I like most is that they include a side salad, French fries, or sweet potato fries as part of the order (choose one). My favorites are the bull (Italian sausage), Radcliff... More 

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Thank MichaelG65
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here many times--and gotten take out. Staff is friendly--even when crazy busy before a ball game. Great choices...wings, pizza, nachos

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Thank Kathleen G
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I went for a business lunch with several other people. The sweet potato fries were the highlight. They were some of the best I've had. However, I order the club with no onions. Not only did it have onions, it had more onions than meat! I had to pull the middle piece of bread off to come close to balancing... More 

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Thank Maddogsvolusia
Chesapeake, Virginia
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Best sweet potato fries we've had. Salads big and fresh. Soups delicious. Warning, place is small so expect longer than usual wait times for tables and food if you go during a rush time (lunch, ball game). Outside seating is available but was packed on our two visits so could not enjoy. Typical small drinking cafe, crowded, loud, bar food... More 

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Thank Jobo14
Maryland
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We (my husband and I and another couple) stopped in after the Nats game Friday night. A very rude employee I would say in his mid twenties came over and said "if you are eating we close in 10 minutes". We all just looked at each other in disbelief. He then said "are you going to order?!" With that my... More 

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Thank Cacki77
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stumbled upon this little place looking for a quick bite close to our hotel- Capitol Skyline. This is within walking distance and we were not disappointed! Clearly a neighborhood hotspot, we still felt at home with our teenagers. The pizza is very good- highly recommend! The kids loved the fries! Everyone had a clean plate and a full belly...... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great sandwiches.... they changed the type of bread without a fuss, as I didn't want it in a wrap....and they toasted it nicely... I hate soggy sandwiches. The sweet potato fries were crisp and yummy!!

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Thank Emma J
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Club sandwich is great. Sweet potato fries are usually good, but seemed a little undercooked today. Good spot to sit at the bar and have lunch

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Thank Scott L
Lawton, Oklahoma
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I ate pizza here 3 out of 13 nights. Beer selection is large, but I'm a regular old Bud guy. Had to choke down some kinda IPA

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Thank Carl C
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We went for the trivia Tuesday. Trivia was great. Good was solid. Nothing spectacular but nothing you'll be sad about. Friends seemed to really like the beer. I would definitely hit it up again and think it is a great neighborhood spot.

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-5318
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-652-1009

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