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Odeon Restaurant - CLOSED

1714 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1103
+1 202-328-6228
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
20 Jan 2016
“Good Food”
16 Nov 2015
“Odeon is gone - Now it is Madrid!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1714 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1103
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

Good food, atmosphere, and location in Dupont Circle. Staff were nice and friendly. Recommend if looking for italian food for lunch and dinner.

Thank Leonard2013
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Please Note: This used to be an Italian restaurant called “Odeon”. It is now a Spanish tapas restaurant called Madrid! My husband and I were looking for an Italian restaurant in Dupont Circle, and found the Yelp listing for Odeon. We wandered down to Connecticut...More

1  Thank Dgtl1
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

While near the DuPont Circle metro stop in DC, we stumbled upon Odeon. That was our good fortune! The once-Italian restaurant is converting to Spanish cuisine. The interior is lovely. We chose to sit just inside the open air restaurant where we were cool but...More

Thank NorthernVirginiaSmo
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Moose is the man! That's the bartender. See him and he will make it your drink pitch perfect. No, really! We didn't eat here but the happy hour is excellent!

Thank socioqueen
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We were greeted by our waiter while reading the menu posted outside. We decided to try it after passing a large number of diverse restaurants. Italian is a longtime favorite and my Godfather introduced my family to many special Italian sauces and homemade pastas he...More

Thank Josie1952
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We're about a month late in putting in this review. About 25 years ago Odeon Café was our go-to Friday night place.  Food and drinks were always exceptional. Returning several years ago we had a delightful meal. On a recent Friday night we were very...More

Thank MaryandBruce43
Reviewed 5 August 2015

While laying over at the "Hilton Washington" for a night, I decided to take a walk and find a place to eat. The selection of restaurants was diverse and they all seemed very appealing to me... I decided to stop at the "Odeon Cafe" for...More

1  Thank Fabrizio R
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Do not let the non Italian name of this restaurant put you off from trying the food here as it serves 100% great Italian food. Friendly quick, service topped by well presented, well cooked Italian food at a competitive price. http://www.odeoncafedc.com/

Thank harry_martie
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant many times over the years and had great food and service. But things have changed and the food is just ok. It is nothing special. They don't even give you a full pint beer. They replaced the glass with a...More

Thank JLG32174
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We were told to go here by someone at our hotel and it was an excellent suggestion. The food, service and atmosphere were all great. When we are in the area again we will be back!

Thank REF60
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$10
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1714 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1103
  • Public Transportation: Metro stop red line Dupont Circle, Q Street Exit
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-328-6228
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Located in the heart of the Dupont Circle area for more than 24 years, Odeon Cafe is located conveniently only two+ blocks from the Metro, offering an exciting culinary experience within an inviting atmosphere. Our newly renovated two-story dining room provides a beautiful and spacious bar where you can relax during happy hour or while awaiting a table. Our comfortable seating includes intimate tables for two and space for families or even parties of ten or more. We have a good selection of Italian, American and French wines and champagnes, available by the glass or bottle. Thus you are sure to find an appropriate spirit to enhance any of our entrees. Our colorful continental decor, along with the savory aromas of Italian cooking, help create the ambience that makes the Odeon Cafe a wonderful place to visit.

Odeon Cafe will be serving a traditional 3-course Thanksgiving Day feast on 11/22/07 for $18.95, as well as its regular menu.
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