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Old Europe Restaurant

) #143 of 2,579 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ German, European,
2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
+1 202-333-7600
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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German, European, Austrian, Central European
$$ - $$$
2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was on an overnight trip to DC, stopped by for a quick dinner. I had some bad experiences with other "German" places. Fortunately, this one was pretty good. Great service, very reasonable price. I had a fairly authentic sausage platter, German import tap lager. The...More

Thank LeoP220
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Best German resturant in all of DC. Food is perfect, staff is fantastic, and the beer.... Worte können nicht beschreiben, wie gut es ist! I have been to a few what they call "German Resturant/Beer Gardens, all have been less than expected. This is what...More

1  Thank SgtRobertThaler
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I have been eating lunch at Old Europe for over twenty years, usually a few times a year, and recently paid a return visit. The atmosphere, though slightly updated a few yeas back, is still the same old school German pub/small restaurant feel that I...More

1  Thank Decoamie
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Was going to another restaurant and ended up here by accident. A very pleasent surprise though. Good food, good service and VERY fair prices, a combination not always easy to find in Washington DC. They have good beer options and, during lunch, it is buy...More

2  Thank Caue P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was the setting for a large family dinner, some of whom had gone to Old Europe years ago. Service was attentive, provided by a variety of nationalities wearing lederhosen and dirndlekleider. Portions are generous and filling. Don't go if you aren't hungry! I enjoyed...More

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I've been visiting Old Europe for the past 20 years... it is still my favorite German restaurant in the DC area and just a very special spot. At times, the service can be slightly overwhelmed, but on most nights, like this last visit, it is...More

1  Thank wandermuffin
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Decorations from Germany-steins, flags, etc. Food was delish, especially the Jaeger Schnitzel, great beer choices, friendly staff, handled our group of 9 well

Thank Marlane D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I really wanted to give Old Europe a good review, having been a customer for many decades. However, last night was the worst ever with regard to service. The food has remained consistently average to good, not great, bur reliably in the average range. There...More

Thank olderenttraveler
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We have been dining at Old Europe for about 30 years time, but it has been awhile since our last visit. Everything is the same - in all of the best possible ways. The food, atmosphere and staff are the genuine article. Don't miss this...More

Thank Diana15241
Reviewed 27 March 2017

What a great place to eat - totally authentically German food and drinks. The menu is extensive and portions generous. The pricing was really reasonable. With the decor you could be sitting in any Dutch/German Restaurant - lovely evening.

Thank Bardrew
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8 May 2017|
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Response from Alex H | Property representative |
Parking is available on Wisconsin Avenue and 37th Street behind us. Northbound lanes after 630pm are okay when rush hour is over. Meter does not need to be fed! 37th Street is unrestricted after 8pm, before that its good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$20
German, European, Austrian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-7600
  • E-mail
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