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Cafe Dupont

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
+1 202-797-0169
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (51 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (22 reviews)
“duck” (21 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They do breakfast spectacularly here. The eggs and hash browns a are the best staple I’ve had. Comfortable and not noisy. They have a interesting juice selection. Only downside is no fresh squeezed orange juice.

Thank Lex J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast. We loved the ambiance. The food was delicious with a good selection. However, was definitely a bit pricey. $50 for 2 people is a bit ridiculous for breakfast. Our server was very nice, but extremely slow.

Thank tiffster05
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend dining at Cafe Dupont. Breakfast, lunch and drinks at the Cafe. The staff excelled in customer service, and the food was attractively-plated and deliciously prepared. An example of excellent service: “Assorted chilled juices” on the menu. I wanted clarification if the orange juice...More

Thank Veronica V
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a good selection of standard breakfast fare turned out efficiently and well during my stay. Loved the eggs benedict. It also functioned very well as the bar too during my stay in the hotel with nice and attentive staff.

Thank Justbackandlovedit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is right between "mid-range" and "fine dining." It is certainly much more upscale than an Olive Garden - a bit fancier; but you don't need to wear a cocktail dress to eat there, but the food is of the fine dining quality. You...More

Thank Dasielady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for dinner with friends. Had cocktails (vieaux carre, sazerac), the duck was full of (marinaded) taste and prepared just right. The veggies around it were even better, and the presentation was worthy of a much more expensive restaurant. I don;t understand service complaints -...More

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read some of the other reviews and quite frankly I have no idea where the inattentive service comes in. My wife and I were there last weekend and the service was some of the best we have ever had, highly attentive but not intrusive....More

Thank dspark2017
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I stayed at the hotel for four nights, ate dinner at Cafe Dupont every night, and ate breakfast there once. It's a better experience for dinner than for breakfast. The food ranks among the better hotel restaurants I've eaten at. It's definitely better than what...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 June 2018

My friends and I had a great dinner at Cafe Dupont. Kierra gave great service and was really nice. Morgan was also a great hostess. When it got busy and our server was helping other tables, she made sure to help get anything we needed...More

Thank Vivian R K
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Across from the DuPont circle hotel. Enjoyable, food is good with a nice mix . Wife had crab cakes and loved them.

Thank Jimmie B
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Response from Penn69 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so
3 October 2016|
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Response from N K | Reviewed this property |
None that are specifically noted as gluten free on the menu
27 August 2016|
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Response from Franchise35 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it's really cool. Right on Dupont Circle so perfect for people watching.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
    (19th @ Dupont Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro is 1 block East of the station located on the North part of the circle between 19th st., Q st., and New Hampshire Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-0169
  • E-mail
With large windows showcasing Dupont Circle's vibrant neighborhood, brasserie-style Café Dupont exudes a stylish hint of Parisian influence combined with the contemporary chic of the local Dupont Circle neighborhood. Serving locally-sourced and French-American cuisine with several healthy options, Café Dupont’s atmosphere can be enjoyed both inside and on its buzzing patio terrace. Serving locally-sourced and organic French-American cuisine with several healthy options, Café Dupont’s atmosphere can be enjoyed both inside and on its buzzing patio terrace.
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