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DGS Deli

1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
+1 202-293-4400
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pastrami” (41 reviews)
“chopped liver” (20 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch service was reasonably quick, and the menu has a good variety of choices. The Reuben was good, though a bit bland. The sandwich’s bread was nicely grilled. The side of French fries was nicely seasoned.

Thank mjmccoymd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got off the Metro in Dupont Circle looking for lunch. I am a frequent visitor to D.C. and this was a stop on my metro trip to a destination without a restaurant area. A great stop. Not a large place, large enough. Menu has enough...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The pastrami is a must in this nice,friendly location. The service has declined . Slow and quite inefficient. A lot of smiles ,but is not enough at this price

Thank daniele5551
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I arrived at noon, and waited to be seated, only to be told by the hostess that my friend's reservation is at 12:45. I told her I'll wait, and order ahead (since I had no breakfast). She said there are no vacant seats. I pointed...More

Thank Lyza25
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner was so great (smoked salmon grilled cheese and mushroom Rueben) that we came back for breakfast. Breakfast served all day. Fabulous sandwiches. Entrees looked awesome. The wait staff are really pleasant. Menu changes but friend says it is always really good. Good vegetarian options....More

Thank roxpwhite
Reviewed 20 July 2017

... but it's not bad. The DGS deli at Dupont Circle is not a real big city deli. But they do have some decent food. I got the small pastrami sandwich (along with a side of slaw) for lunch, which as plenty. The pastrami is...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted a Jewish deli for lunch and tried DGS. It was average at best. The pastrami was thick sliced and too fatty. Definitely not what we are used to. We will try someplace different next time.

Thank Ninitex
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Calling this restaurant a delicatessen is like calling McDonald's a steakhouse. Imagine $18 for a corn beef sandwich. Limited menu supposedly using high-end ingredients, very misleading . Should've realized it when they served a nine dollar glass of wine in a beautiful wine glass. What...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had dinner here yesterday and were not disappointed. From the very tasty Schmoozer drink - lots of fresh mint- to the Reuben egg rolls - to the hot pastrami sandwich - it was all wonderful! Flavorful, served in a timely fashion by super friendly...More

1  Thank NSchwartz30620
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We reserved a table for the first Seder for Passover. I called inn advance and asked whether we would be required to buy Prix-Fix Passover dinner which is $55 per person, or we would be able to order from the menu. I was told there...More

Thank 649,001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-293-4400
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