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“Great breakfast and lunch!”
Review of Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets
Ranked #63 of 3,507 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: U Street Corridor
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoy the ambience, a mixture of coffee shop, bookstore and restaurant. A great choice of locally sourced, organic and vegan foods, and ideal if you are staying at a downtown hotel but don't want the overpriced breakfast. We went for breakfast one day and a family lunch the next, the staff and host were really considerate and polite, can't say enough good things about "busboys and poets".

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Reviewed 4 March 2016

I visited this location during my recent stay in the Washington, DC area and I was very thankful I did. Very nice location and the food was delish. The atmosphere was great as well. Will return for sure.

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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

If you are a human-loving, open-minded type of person, this place is for you. As soon as you walk in, you are greeted with an array of books yo feed your soul while you wait on your table. After which, your body is fed by a diverse selection of food. I went to two different locations while I was in DC and loved both of them. The atmosphere is laid back and comfortable. You can tell this is a place the locals like to frequent.

Thank DrPYT_17
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended by a friend. Three of us went for lunch and really liked the atmosphere. Big overstuffed chairs, or sofa's, very relaxing. We each ordered something different to try, an avocado panini, the fried chicken entree and the chicken salad sandwich. The food was really good, more than we could eat and we wanted to have dessert but didn't have room.

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Thank Sherry B
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

We went in the early evening after an art gallery trip into the city. The waiter was personable and very helpful from the moment we were seated. He suggested a few of their house cocktails, all good suggestions. We ordered the hummus tray and nachos with chicken as starters, very good. For dinner we ordered catfish, shrimp with grit cakes and steak with asparagus salad, all excellent. We also added the coconut tofu bites which might have been my favorite! After dinner we spent some time wondering through the bookstore...interest selection. We will certainly go back, lots of good energy there!

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