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Highlands Cafe & Grill

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4706 14th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20011
+1 202-829-6200
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07:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Maryland
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Highlands was recommended for brunch by my daughter after my grandson's football game . We visited last Sat Sept 15th and what a pleasant surprise! Quaint, clean, Cozy with reasonable prices. I loved the mural and friendly ambience. I had the polenta with eggs and mushroom, but ended up eating from my granddaughters chicken and waffles! The best waffles I've... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Looking for a place for breakfast/brunch and read some reviews about Highlands Cafe so checked it out on a week day morning. There were five of us. The place is not large. There was outdoor seating but it was way too hot. There were no tables for five - or even close - available. The woman who greeted me, said... More 

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Thank Carol119
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Have been here for breakfast and lunch multiple times. I have never had a bad meal, and the folks who work there/own the place are always pleasant. No surprise that this place has lasted and has a loyal following. A neighborhood gem.

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Thank JPerkins66
Washington DC
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Visited twice in June. Shrimp po boy was sooooo good. Tasted the chicken, delicious. Serves adult drinks so that's a plus. Great prices. Small and hear it's very crowded on weekends. Week nights it's great

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Thank ColoredSpirit
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Across from a Metro bus garage, this is one of the best local diner/type places in DC. The menu is diverse with a mix of Latin and Caribbean inspired dishes, plus standard American fare. The Cubano sandwich, crab cakes, fried green tomatoes are all standouts. And you can get a hearty breakfast until 3 in the afternoon. It's a friendly,... More 

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Thank John O
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

They have never missed. Everything is great there especially the shrimp linguini. Cozy little spot where everyone goes, great place to catch up with people you haven't seen in a while and the best part of it, is that it is a neighborhood spot.

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Thank zippergyrl
Albion, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

They worked with us for a recent private event. We had a group from out of town and the owner of the house we rent highly recommended Highlands and Moe. I am so glad she did! The food was delicious and it was so nice to have a private space for our group dinner. We plan to frequent Highlands whenever... More 

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Thank aeverhart
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Small place,sometimes crowdy,but is very Good ,The food is very Good,I breakfast Salmon with bagel,onion,capers and lettuce

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Thank Rafael S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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577 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The Highlands Cafe is located on 14th opposite to the Metro Bus Depot. The The place is very small with simple decorated in good taste. Menu is simple including breakfast items, sandwiches, and entree (you can order any items at anytime you want). I felt so comfortable with the place that my focus was not even on food (no problem... More 

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

The food was delicious. I ordered the Big waffle breakfast. The waffles were perfect and the sausage was juicy. Its a little small tho

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:00
Monday
07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4706 14th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20011
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-829-6200

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