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DGS Deli

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1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
+1 202-293-4400
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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143 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a table for the first Seder for Passover. I called inn advance and asked whether we would be required to buy Prix-Fix Passover dinner which is $55 per person, or we would be able to order from the menu. I was told there would be a limited selection of items from regular menu. We got three (!) calls... More 

Thank 649001
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The pastrami sandwich was incredible, one of the best I've had. This is a little restaurant that you would walk by without noticing it but its definitely worth going to

1 Thank Gemma M
Boston, Massachusetts
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182 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you like a good Jewish deli, you will love DGS! This is a great place to get brunch, or a home cooked, comfort dinner! The service is great, and the atmosphere is fun. We had a reservation, which I definitely recommend making. They have an awesome chopped liver dish, matzo ball soup and corned beef sandwiches. The nice thing... More 

1 Thank mrsiss
Princeton, New Jersey
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place hits the spot after touring DC on a cold day in winter. Decent Jewish deli fair cooked and served by gentiles, but what else is new?

Thank Eric W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you like Jewish deli food, you'll love DGS! I had a turkey Reuben and lots of pickles. YUM! My sister had Matzah Ball soup and brussel sprouts - also winners.

1 Thank HBR2000
Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were extremely satisfied with our meals. It is a bit pricey but worth it. The service was great and our waitress was very friendly. The Matzo Ball soup was awesome especially after walking around all day in the cold weather. We went on a week night so it wasn't very busy but I'd recommend a reservation... More 

Thank Melissa Z
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Don't kid yourselves folks, this is not kosher and should not be described as such. I booked a table with my wife on the basis of it being kosher and found to my annoyance that it is 'kosher-style' which in of itself is just dumb. I have nothing to say about how good it is as we didn't eat here... More 

Thank Baronite
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went to DGS Deli with a group of folks and everyone to a person was raving about the food and service. We sampled many items on the menu and the Matzoh Ball Soup, Corned Beef and Bread Pudding Dessert were top notch. Highly recommend to anyone!

Thank Neil S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Busy and crowded on Friday night. The coned beef was very good, as was the bread. My wife's mushroom-barley soup was excellent. BUT this is the thinnest deli sandwich I've ever had, and at $15 it's not a bargain.

Thank walpurgisnacht
Wellington, Florida, United States
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Good bread, good pastrami, fast service, reasonable prices, what else can you say. Convenient location by DuPont circle.

1 Thank Robert W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-293-4400

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