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DGS Deli

1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
+1 202-293-4400
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pastrami” (40 reviews)
“chopped liver” (20 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived at noon, and waited to be seated, only to be told by the hostess that my friend's reservation is at 12:45. I told her I'll wait, and order ahead (since I had no breakfast). She said there are no vacant seats. I pointed...More

Thank Lyza25
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner was so great (smoked salmon grilled cheese and mushroom Rueben) that we came back for breakfast. Breakfast served all day. Fabulous sandwiches. Entrees looked awesome. The wait staff are really pleasant. Menu changes but friend says it is always really good. Good vegetarian options....More

Thank roxpwhite
Reviewed 20 July 2017

... but it's not bad. The DGS deli at Dupont Circle is not a real big city deli. But they do have some decent food. I got the small pastrami sandwich (along with a side of slaw) for lunch, which as plenty. The pastrami is...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted a Jewish deli for lunch and tried DGS. It was average at best. The pastrami was thick sliced and too fatty. Definitely not what we are used to. We will try someplace different next time.

Thank Ninitex
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Calling this restaurant a delicatessen is like calling McDonald's a steakhouse. Imagine $18 for a corn beef sandwich. Limited menu supposedly using high-end ingredients, very misleading . Should've realized it when they served a nine dollar glass of wine in a beautiful wine glass. What...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had dinner here yesterday and were not disappointed. From the very tasty Schmoozer drink - lots of fresh mint- to the Reuben egg rolls - to the hot pastrami sandwich - it was all wonderful! Flavorful, served in a timely fashion by super friendly...More

1  Thank NSchwartz30620
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We reserved a table for the first Seder for Passover. I called inn advance and asked whether we would be required to buy Prix-Fix Passover dinner which is $55 per person, or we would be able to order from the menu. I was told there...More

Thank 649,001
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The pastrami sandwich was incredible, one of the best I've had. This is a little restaurant that you would walk by without noticing it but its definitely worth going to

1  Thank Gemma M
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you like a good Jewish deli, you will love DGS! This is a great place to get brunch, or a home cooked, comfort dinner! The service is great, and the atmosphere is fun. We had a reservation, which I definitely recommend making. They have...More

1  Thank mrsiss
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place hits the spot after touring DC on a cold day in winter. Decent Jewish deli fair cooked and served by gentiles, but what else is new?

Thank Eric W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-293-4400
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