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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” (48 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (22 reviews)
“duck” (21 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Cafe DuPont is a very bright and airy space. Our dinner was excellent. Service was very good, and very attentive. My scallops were prepared very well, and sat on a lovely light sauce. Arugula and Parmesan salad was also very good. Fairly limited wine selection,...More

Thank Vermont68
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Delightful birthday brunch with my sisters! Gracious and fast service at outside table, trees in bloom, wonderful food (Eggs Benedict, Salmon Salad, Superfood salad) with champagne. And then a fun birthday serenade with birthday dessert. Thank you!

Thank M M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Stopped by to grab a quick lunch. Amazing Service and the food was excellent. I had the express lunch -- 3 courses < $20. It wasn't going to be my first choice but I am so glad I tried it.

1  Thank GolfGuy777
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This restaurant has good reviews, but I was disappointed with breakfast. Maybe I should have tried this restaurant for lunch or dinner? It took almost 5 minutes for someone to come to the table and get our drink order. The section wasn't crowded so I...More

2  Thank Miss_Ivy_92
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our brunch on Easter. Good breakfast options on menu. Good service and food. Would not go out of my way to return but would return if in DuPont Circle at breakfast time.

1  Thank kooldudedad
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We went to Cafe Dupont after receiving a gift card 2 years prior for dinner. The ambiance is wonderful, its fancy, but welcoming. We shared the burrata and tomato appetizer, a burger for dinner, and the fresh baked cookies for dessert. They were ALL incredible....More

1  Thank Lea K
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My family and I had a brunch for the first time at The Dupont cafe, and we were all very impressed with both the quality and taste of food as well as the very friendly and attentive service! We definitely will be back there again...More

1  Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stayed at the hotel so it was easy to have dinner in the hotel restaurant. Excellent reviews give a lot to expect but the restaurant lives up to it and more! Breakfast gives you a lot to choose from and if you spend two...More

1  Thank marikatariina
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were staying in the Dupont Circle Hotel and dined at Cafe Dupont in the hotel. We had a wonderful meal. The duck was outstanding. There were many tempting choices on the menu. Our server, Paola, was delightful. One member of our party needed a...More

1  Thank Dana R
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Great breakfast selection and very tasty... beautiful glass dinning room giving you a agreat Parisian cafe vibe

1  Thank kikadee27
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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, Private Dining, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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