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Eli's Restaurant - CLOSED

1253 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2307
+1 202-785-4314
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
25 Jun 2014
“Decent Food and Service”
15 May 2014
“Very Good Kosher Food - Some Service Limitations- Enjoyed Ribs”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Deli, Kosher
1253 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2307
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

This was within walking distance to our hotel. The food was fine, not overly expensive and a good family restaruant.

Thank GoldyNJ
Reviewed 16 May 2014

I have eaten at Eli's 5 times in the last 3 weeks while on 2 Washington DC work trips. I had takeout once. I brought a guest once. I will go again. It is a nice neighborhood near Dupont Circle ( a "subway" stop). It...More

Thank Harris C
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The manager is one of the most obnoxious people I have met in years. When I, a regular customer eating by myself, tried to find a table when they were hosting two large groups, they told me they had no tables. When I complained to...More

Thank iconsult
Reviewed 13 March 2014

I was just in Washington for a conference. I am glad that they provided food for most of the meals. The one meal that they did not provide I went to Eli's and I was very disappointed. Always on the look out for a good...More

Thank LKWDBMG613
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Eli's is the only kosher restaurant in DC proper and I went for lunch one day during my recent visit to DC. There was some lag time between when I was seated and when my order was taken. But every table was full so I'm...More

1  Thank pabloB22
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Great restaurant in the district. I enjoyed a yummy chopped liver sandwich and an order of latkes. Good food. Good venue for both large and small groups.

Thank Where2GoWhere2go
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Found this charming resteraunt in DC that is like home style cooking. The sort of warm we care about you feeling. Simple pleseant and inviting.

1  Thank bb231
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Very dark, bad smell, very slow service. Fries where bad. Food with no flavour at all. Been to other places like this in NYC or Canada and they are much fresh and best price.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Was pleasantly surprised by the food at Eli's. Large portions like a casual dining restaurant, but food is more polished, more carefully prepared, and nicely presented. Service was polite, but could've been more attentive. One complaint, though. The restaurant didn't seem to have any air-conditioning....More

Thank BeanerLover
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I liked it,, very delicious Falafel,, I took the combo,, the pita bread was really good and the salad full of flavor,, I think they add menthe in it,,, just as we do in Tunisia :)

Thank naoumy55
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1253 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2307
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-785-4314
  • E-mail
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