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New Course Restaurant and Catering

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500-Third Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-347-7035
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Fairfax, Virginia
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not your typical Washington restaurant. It is open for breakfast and lunch with a changing selection of hot food, custom sandwiches and a salad bar. Standouts are the soup, ask for a sample, and sandwiches made with fresh roasted turkey and ham to order. It has a local feel and definitely not tourist prices.I can eat lunch here... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My husband I jumped off the metro starving before our visit to some art galleries downtown DC. We used trip advisor and found this little gem within a few feet of where we were. Delicious and fresh food prepared right in front of you! Fresh carved turkey and ham. Great choice! Thanks trip advisor for the great recommendation for a... More 

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Thank Kellie C
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138 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the law enforcement memorial nearby. Great sandwiches made with fresh ingredients, right before your eyes. I got the club sandwich, and watched as the turkey and ham were carved in front of me. Sandwiches were great and prices were low for what you got. I would return.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

What a gem in the city. Great breakfast for casual meal in the neighborhood. Not fancy. Just eggs, pancakes, bacon, etc. the mission statement will bring us back. -Quality food and service -training the unemployed -Community services Certainly worth supporting.

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Thank aliciaRM
Oceanside, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Very interesting local place that helps the community homeless. We ate the small breakfast from the buffet and it was good and very reasonable.

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Thank Lilly B
Hermosa Beach, California
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for breakfast since they advertised pancakes and waffles from their window and it was down the street from our hotel. Literally everything we ate was bad. Bad pancakes (hard and flat), waffles, syrup (so fake all you could taste were chemicals), not a normal hot tea to be found and not even decent coffee. Even... More 

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green4859
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171 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2013

This is my go-to spot since I work at the building next door. I usually go for breakfast and I usually order the omelet...and it's usually pretty good. They have different hot food menu everyday, sandwiches and made-to-order pasta for lunch. I usually get the made-to-order pasta for lunch which is really good everytime I get it. It's a pretty... More 

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Washington, DC
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

I have been eating at new course and getting coffee from them every day for the last five years, since my office is a block away. The people are terrific, the food is great, and the money goes to a good cause to help people who need it. They fresh roast turkeys every day, and their sandwiches are unbeatable. Breakfast... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

We spotted the New Course, which walking sightseeing through DC. The service behind the food bar was a little crowded but we felt very welcome and treated nicely. We had the Tuscany sandwich, turkey breast and veggie sandwich. All ingredients were freshly cut and I have to say that this was one of the best sandwiches I had in a... More 

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Berea, Ohio
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2009

When we stayed at Hotel George on E St. in May, our cheap food find was breakfast at New Course on E at the corner of Third. Made-to-order omelets for $3.75! It's a sort of luncheonette set-up...open Monday - Friday only until 3 p.m. There's a daily soup and entree special. Besides its affordablility, as a patron of New Course... More 

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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
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500-Third Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-7035

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?