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Cafe Deluxe

$$ - $$$
Upper Northwest
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3228 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-3806
+1 202-686-2233
11:30 - 22:30
Open now
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a huge fan of the cafe deluxe. I have been there for brunch, lunch, and dinner, and have had wonderful meals. My husband and I stopped by today for happy hour and were very disappointed. We ordered rail vodka in the rocks and were told it was $10 per shot during happy hour. I asked how much premium... More 

Thank Kzarraby
washington dc
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505 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rely on Cafe Deluxe when we are in NW Washington anywhere near the National Cathedral. Speaking as a DC native, good Washington restaurants are STILL hard to find. Cafe Deluxe, inspired by the French bistro, provides very good comfort food and very good service in a pleasant atmosphere. We were here most recently for two dinner salads, a half... More 

Thank mrsagf
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe Deluxe is one of my go to brunch spots in DC. The food is a good classic American breakfast. For those looking for something dairy free(like me) they are very helpful. I get the deluxe breakfast with fried eggs and fruit instead of toast. The restaurant has a great diner atmosphere with a very friendly wait staff. Make sure... More 

Thank Mia S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I live nearby and go to Cafe Deluxe about once a month, usually on Mondays when some of the wines are half price. You have to ask for the Wine Night list. The regular list is generic and overpriced for what is offered. Pretty good tap beers. The food is good and traditional. I usually start with the ahi tuna... More 

Thank Nye S
Bethesda, Maryland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Eggs Benedict is a cheap variation of the classic. Disappointing. Regular white bread slice. cheap thin piece of sandwich ham, and a totally unfamiliar cheese sauce. yuk.

Thank travel1jc
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

One of the reasons I envy friends in New York City are the wonderful bistro-type restaurants, particularly on the upper West Side. In Washington for far too long the choices have been taco bell or some expensive, pretentious white table restaurant. But this place meets all of my requirements--good food, good service, and a charming venue. The bar is also... More 

Thank markfalcoff
Omaha, Nebraska
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

There are some really different items on their menu, like strange combinations for milk shakes, some items are a hit and others are average. The price is a little steep for what you get, but it is DC!

Thank David F
Greensboro, North Carolina
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with something for everyone. Started with a spinach and leek dip served with tortilla strips, then had a great chicken penne with peppers and sun dried tomatoes in a wonderful sauce. Others had salads with salmon and with steak. Another had a grilled chicken sandwich which topped all others she had previously. Finished with creme brûlée and an... More 

Thank Tudot63
Panama City, Panama
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64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visited this restaurant while walking in the area. Was interested due to the fact it was full and great food aromas were inviting the visit. It has the feeling of a Paris Cafe but the food is both international and american comfort food. Dont miss the Pot Pie, Prosciutto flatbread and the Burgers, they are fantastic.

Thank Ancon
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Got eggs Benedict and they were awesome! Other dishes were omelet and children's pancakes. All were very good. Delicious little cinnamon balls served with honey butter. Fantastic.

Thank lakeloon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3228 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-3806
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-686-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?