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Cafe Dupont

) #16 of 2,579 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ American, , Gluten Free Options
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
+1 202-797-0169
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (43 reviews)
“truffle fries” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 11:00All hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dined here while staying at the DuPont hotel. We couldn't get last minute reservations at the "nicer" restaurants. Service was good, though waiter could have been more pleasant. I had the striped sea bass, very tasty. My husband had the NY strip steak. Chef was...More

Thank Eve212015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Met my best friend here for dinner. We were impressed by the food, drinks and atmosphere. I really liked the sweet potato soup and beet salad. Our wait staff, katrine, Jackson and Henry were very attentive. Will come back next time I'm in DC

Thank Caitlin A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, food and service! Our waitstaff Katrina, Jackson, and Henry were so attentive and kind!

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very average. Very expensive. The atmosphere was an average hotel setting. Went based on TripAdvisor reviews but was not impressed. Avocado toast needed seasoning and toast was hardly toasted. Corned beef hash was homemade (not canned) and was good according to my husband. We were...More

Thank Brady T
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was traveling alone for a business trip and had lunch and dinner in the Café. It was a wonderful experience and did not feel the least bit uncomfortable. Nice menu, wonderful staff and the food was above average. Overall a nice dining experience.\

Thank Barbi1526
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a quiet, Monday night date night. Loved Katrine - she was soooo friendly and helpful. Without a doubt, the best waitress I have ever had!! Excellent food - everyone in the kitchen was amazing!!!

Thank Arsalan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomed and treated so well by all the staff and employees, food and service was excellent. Prompt meals, great portions, and worth the value. My server, Gustavo Montoya was friendly, polite, and helpful.

Thank Graeme S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wide wine selection for $6 4-7pm happy hour. Had white bordeaux. Nice. Olive and pickle appetizer is amazing. Then had the organic salmon dish. Mouthwatering!!! Amazing food. Very good service. Lovely atmosphere. Reasonable prices!

Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on two occasions for breakfast before a days sightseeing and it was great. Fresh food cooked to perfection with super efficient and friendly staff. Next time I'm staying at The Dupont for sure!

Thank Geraint Jones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Dupont Hotel for our daughter's wedding and really enjoyed the Cafe Dupont for breakfast. The menu and service were great. Loved the avacado toast! Great location.

Thank Happy E
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22 October 2016|
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Response from Penn69 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so
3 October 2016|
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Response from N K | Reviewed this property |
None that are specifically noted as gluten free on the menu
27 August 2016|
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Response from Franchise35 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it's really cool. Right on Dupont Circle so perfect for people watching.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
    (19th @ Dupont Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro is 1 block East of the station located on the North part of the circle between 19th st., Q st., and New Hampshire Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-0169
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Café Dupont at The Dupont Circle Hotel is a modern French brasserie that features a Parisian influence reflecting on Washington’s past and the contemporary sophistication of the local Dupont Circle Neighborhood. The menu offers traditional French fare that fuses with a fresh market twist and seasonal culinary dishes. Café Dupont’s carte du jour is presented into healthy, irresistible, French-tinged dishes, served in a friendly, fashionable environment.
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