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Cafe Dupont

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
+1 202-797-0169
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (20 reviews)
“truffle fries” (9 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice restaurant but service was dreadfully slow!!! Food good when it eventually turned up! Coffee not great.

Thank SuzieLock
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Hi SuzieLock, I am sorry that we failed to meet your expectations during your visit for breakfast. If there is anything I can do on your next visit, please don't hesitate to reach out to me. My email address is kristin_hoffman@doylecollection.com. Sincerely, Kristin

Reviewed 8 November 2017

The atmosphere was calm and the décor was very white. Jason, our server was ok, but a little slow. We had plans after dinner and ended up being late. Jason was waiting until we finished the appetizers until bringing out our entrees, when he could...More

Thank demetriadw
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Quickly seated and served. Decent eggs Benedict with Virginia ham instead of Canadian bacon. Good refills on coffee. A little cheaper than the usual hotel breakfast.

Thank Peter B
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Hi Peter B, I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and the speedy service during breakfast. Please come back and visit us again soon! Sincerely, Kristin

Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had the express lunch (salad, small soup, choice of fish or meat, small desert). Good taste! but small portion. Costs 22USD, 25USD including a glass of Chardonnay. If you're feeling more hungry, than it's better to try something else from the menu. We sat...More

Thank Annelies H
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Hi Annelies H, I am so glad you enjoyed our Lunch Express Menu at Bar Dupont, even more excited you indulged with a class of Chardonnay :-) We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Kristin

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Excellent food, very nice service. Some of their items are unusual, which is always welcome. Their soups are particularly good.

Thank UWSall
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi UWSall, I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed our new Fall menu! I will pass on your compliments to the chef and our team. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Kristin

Reviewed 14 October 2017

My wife and I are long-time Washington DC residents and thought we would try a new restaurant for dinner this evening. Based on its rating on Trip Advisor, we went to Cafe Dupont. The service was very good but the food was as bad as...More

Thank alife
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi alife, Thank you for your review. I am really disappointed and sincerely apologize we failed to meet your dining expectations at Cafe Dupont. Would you mind sending me a brief email, so I can make sure we correct this? My email address is kristin_hoffman@doylecollection.com....More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Cafe DuPont is wonderfully located just off DuPont Circle. Floor to ceiling windows provide a good view of the colorful street scene and atmospheric lighting creates a romantic atmosphere. This is a fairly pricey spot with entrees ranging from mid-twenties to low thirties. Restaurant prices...More

1  Thank Michelelabelle
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi Michelelabelle, Thank you for your review and for dining at Cafe Dupont. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed the duck and lamb, both of which are new offerings on our Fall menu. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to the...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

First day in town and looking for somewhere to eat this came up on TripAdvisor as both local to where we were staying and in the top 20. Tried to reserve with the link on TripAdvisor and found the 8.15 table disappeared so had to...More

Thank Likesmifood
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi Likesmifood, Thank you for your review. I apologize for the issues you experienced with making a reservation through OpenTable. I will be sure to look into this right away and make sure any errors are corrected. Thank you for dining with us and we...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Very good value and good staff. Happy Hour vey evening and well priced meals. Breakfast is excellent. Lovely sitting outside of sn evening.

Thank chezmelbourne
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi Chezmelbourne, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our breakfast and happy hour! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Kristin

Reviewed 2 October 2017

The day prior to my visit, I was so busy I didn't have a chance to eat----so when I walked in, I WAS READY. I had already looked over the menu prior to my visit, but was still undecided, so I asked my served between...More

1  Thank Amber S
Kristin H, Director of Marketing at Cafe Dupont, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi Amber S, Thank you for your review. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your breakfast with us. I will pass along your compliments to the chef, specifically noting how much you loved the French Toast. Our Executive Chef is from France, after all...More

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None that are specifically noted as gluten free on the menu
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Yes and it's really cool. Right on Dupont Circle so perfect for people watching.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
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, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 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
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Description
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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