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DC Cafe

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2035 P Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
+1 202-887-5819
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly owner, very delicious real Mediterranean food, I'm in DC for couple of days and found this restaurant really deserve the visit.

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Thank Duraid A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered a lamb gyro and chicken shwarma. Both were average. The meat was chopped which I am not used to. Food was really oily as well. I guess for 8$ in DuPont circle you can't ask for more.

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Thank Nevin H
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch while in DC doing errands. The lamb gyro was amazing, with garlic sauce. Came with a generous portion of fries as well. Highly recommended.

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Thank TroisChatsLies
New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Very modest joint, but perfect for a tasty middle eastern lunch, dinner or snack. Not a chain. Something for everyone.

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Thank Martin D
Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I landed in DC late and were not sure of what to eat. It was 11:00pm when we set out to eat. We walked down the block and were glad we walked in here. This is a rather small business, a few tables, but you don't feel cramped. We ordered the lamb shawarma and I was disappointed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Okay very good food iliket and mastar ayman ounar best man im advance to goto this restaurant shawrma

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Thank mzyan
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stumbled onto this place from our hotel. As a family of vegetarians, we needed something quick and healthy before a tour, and DC Cafe fit the bill! The owner hand made everything we ordered and tailored it to our needs. With two vegetarians, one vegan and one gluten-free vegetarian, we had some special orders! The cauliflower sandwich is amazing,... More 

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Thank John B
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

It filled the gap and service was friendly. I had the falafel salad, the salad was great but falafel was rock hard. Big portions for a good price. Probably wouldn't go back for salad but would try other items.

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The owners are of Moroccan heritage and it show in their authentic preparation. I was pleasantly surprised by the huge plate of food on both visits. They don't skimp on quantity and the flavored are consistently traditional. The lamb is slow cooked and spiced just right. The chicken kabob on rice with hummus is almost enough for two. I plan... More 

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Hickory, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

$60 for 3 gyro, drinks and 1 piece of baklava? Baklava was sad...cold served it out of a box! Not worth your money.

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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
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Lebanese, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2035 P Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-887-5819

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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?