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Dos Gringos A Mount Pleasant Cafe

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3116 Mount Pleasant St NW, Washington DC, DC 20010-2738
+1 202-462-1159
07:30 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Tue - Thu 07:30 - 20:00
Fri 07:30 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious gourmet food with a great vibe. I had the tofu and plantain wrap with a side order of beans. Menu offers plenty of variety (traditional to creative dishes). Reminded me of breakfast in Latin America. Can't wait to return and have lunch.

Thank stickinthemud2017
San Francisco
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We live in the neighborhood and usually I don't review stuff that isn't part of my travel, but I just love this place so much. They have hearty meals including vegetarian and omnivore. It's not for high end food consumption, more of a neighborhood joint with cheap eats to fill you up. I love the look of the place (very... More 

Thank Linn M
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I long for a place like Dos Gringos. It's a warm and inviting restaurant with a pleasant patio. In the morning the owner can be seen selling $1 cups of cup "on the run", a dollar for a cup of coffee - unheard of in today's world. Bagels, egg sandwich, waffle- everything I tried was delicious. If you want fast... More 

Thank Mark B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We stopped here for a late afternoon coffee and pastry (the chocolate brownie), and were pleasantly surprised. The wait staff was friendly and helpful; and the other patrons also seemed quite happy with their orders, including a mother and her 3-year-old; a couple; and two individuals who were on their computers. There is no wifi, however, so I guess these... More 

Thank Laura H
London, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

the regulars who obviously love this cafe for what it is: a wonderful place to order (or sit down to order) a proper coffee drink or bagel or other, run by "real human beings" who intercat with their (mostly fiercely loyal) customers (yes that is still possible in this day and age) and - horror - don't EVEN make wifi... More 

Thank T V
Washington, D.C.
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

It's amazing how mercilessly savaged this place is on Yelp. People hate the food, the service, the atmosphere, the attitude ..... it goes on endlessly. And yet the place is still open. I'm learning two things about Mt. Pleasant eateries. One, most of them (but not all) are seriously bad. Two, that the bad ones are either all money-laundering fronts... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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551 reviews
414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

I stumbled across this cafe after visited the Farmers Market last Saturday, I was going to go the Flying Fish, but there was no where my dog can go. Dos Gringos has a patio with a few tables, and I can tie my dog to the fence. I only had a soy latte, and the latte was very sugary and... More 

Thank Superlegalbabe
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

But this place is terribly disgusting. I tried it once a few months ago and ordered a turkey burrito. It was terrible. I think I ate about 1/3rd of the thing. So I thought that maybe I just got a bad item. This morning I returned with a hungry wife around 9am. She ordered an egg burrito and I asked... More 

Thank OldBarnacleJaffee
Washington, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Dos Gringos is a cute, locally owned and operated cafe in Mt. Pleasant. They've been around for well over a decade, at least as long as I've been in DC (2001). The menu is decent - healthy, light breakfast/lunch type stuff. It's a good place for a low key brunch and has great outdoor seating. I do wish they had... More 

Thank JeansFriday
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

I cannot fault the service, food, price or location of this gem. We went for breakfast and ordered a Plato Tipico (delicious and filling: plantain, black bean 'mash', spiced scrambled eggs, sour cream and salsa), a soda, a Strawberry and Banana Smoothie and a Breakfast Burrito (Steak and Egg) - all delicious and under $20 in total. The portions are... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3116 Mount Pleasant St NW, Washington DC, DC 20010-2738
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-462-1159

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