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Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar

1726 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1105
+1 202-234-5837
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“great coffee” (11 reviews)
“small place” (2 reviews)
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1726 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1105
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

If the coffee was above par, I might be able to overlook the so-so pastry and the loud dance music at 8 am and even, perhaps, the cashier's sullen 'tude. This place made me want to go running to Starbuck's and that is my last...More

Thank Mah_Murrini
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Right off of Starbucks-filled Dupont Circle, Filter offers quick service and great coffee! No wifi, so a great place to sit with a friend and chat or read a book. When the weather is nice, try to snag a spot outdoors!

Thank Franytish
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Judging from the place -a rather dark, basement room- One would never imagine the high quality coffee served at Filter. The expresso is probably the best in DC, or close to it. And tea is brewed for the exact minutes required and served in a...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I was in a great mood after marching in the rain for hours for Earth Day 2017. Went in this spot to get a warm drink the staff was so friendly and recommend this tea. Cocoa chips, tastes smooth and thick like hot chocolate but...More

Thank Mondrian S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We love our coffee and were looking forward to a brisk walk and morning espresso as recommended by another coffee lover back home. The espresso was probably the best we'd had at that point in the three weeks we'd been in the USA. The "too...More

Thank Tracey A
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place used to be great but the coffee is now more often than not burnt and/or bitter and they no longer have internet (apparently someone abused the privilege but other cafés seem to find some way to manage that risk...).

Thank AnonEMuis
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place to go with friends. Environment is super cool as well as the decoration. Staff is super friendly and price ok. They don't have huge selection of coffees but doesn't matter just chill and enjoy the moment. Highly recommended for a quick stop...More

Thank Canyc09
Reviewed 30 July 2016

It can be a bit tricky to find - even for locals not familiar with the area - but just look for the people drinking coffee right outside the shop (where there is some seating) and you'll find it! It's a cool space, if a...More

Thank surlarue35
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Highest quality espresso and great service. We come there a lot and really like this place. They have also muffins and free wifi.

Thank Haephrati
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Friends who live local introduced me to Filter, what a great find! Excellent coffee -whilst a small venue has a cosy atmosphere.

Thank Dean B
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Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
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  • Address: 1726 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1105
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-234-5837
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