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Cafe Dupont

) #19 of 2,581 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ American, , Gluten Free Options
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
+1 202-797-0169
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“truffle fries” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
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1 - 10 of 565 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had breakfast and dinner here while staying at the hotel. The patio is shaded for breakfast and part of lunch....kinda gets sunny in the evening. Very good food and decent service. Location is ideal!

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Cafe DuPont after mass one morning for brunch. Even though I was apprehensive about it being a hotel restaurant, I trusted the reviews and was rewarded for doing so. It is a beautiful layout and all the windows make...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were are group of 11. The food was extraordinary especially the scallops and Pork loin. The staff was exceptional. They were professional, very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Jackson, Henry and Katherine are definite keeper. The only complaint I have is I wish...More

Thank Alelikayden3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very warm and wellcoming, the waiter was dedicated to us during the all dinner, despite other few tables present. The food was excellent, great wine, plenty of choices. I strongly recommend the sorbets, they tasted as eating fruit, clear sign of fresh ingridients. Pork and...More

Thank Stellena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good cocktails...great wait staff...good eats! We really enjoyed Cafe DuPont in the middle of busy DuPont Circle!

Thank GregWChaffin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best breakfast/brunch places in the Dupont Circle area. The food is consistently executed to a high standard (the French toast and the eggs Benedict are to be recommended), and the service is extremely attentive. It's not cheap, but value for...More

Thank Bertie33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner there this week! Service was excellent, I wish I could recall our waitress's name but she made great suggestions; the lamb and quinoa salad. We also had the French Onion soup and rib eye. All food was excellent! We had...More

Thank cari-me-away
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I found this place while walking around Dupont circle (and it happened to be one of the few open on Memorial day). It ended up being a great meal with good and friendly service. My sister got an omelette and I got...More

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is very convenient, we were promptly greeted and given the option to sit inside or out. We chose to sit inside. The atmosphere is very nice, our waitress was very attentive. I had the scallops for an appetizer and while small, they were...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

waiter was very very nice and gave top notch service. the location is next door to a starbucks and the famers market was open on sundays. just half a block away.

Thank djorda_137283
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will there be a special Thanksgiving Day menu?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Penn69 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so
Gluten free options?
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
Do they have outdoor seating?
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
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 14:30
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
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Café Dupont at The Dupont Circle Hotel is a modern French brasserie that features a Parisian influence reflecting on Washington’s past and the contemporary sophistication of the local Dupont Circle Neighborhood. The menu offers traditional French fare that fuses with a fresh market twist and seasonal culinary dishes. Café Dupont’s carte du jour is presented into healthy, irresistible, French-tinged dishes, served in a friendly, fashionable environment.
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