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Tunnicliffs Tavern

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227 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-4305
+1 202-544-5680
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri 11:00 - 03:00
Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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267 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tunnicliff's is a locals place and one that should not be missed. While walking around the Eastern Market our hunger developed so we asked some locals where to go for good food. What a great find! Our breakfast / brunch items were spot on! The food, service and speciality drinks couldn't have been any better. Definitely a place to stop... More 

Thank 860Vetman
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior may be nondescript as we walked by the first time, but when two 'locals' at the nearby coffee shop were overheard recommending it, we hightailed it back there. Delighted with our mimosas, Bloody Mary, Brie-fruit-flatbread plates, eggs Benedict, salmon and bagel etc. Friendly service and great value.

Thank KitchnQ
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an unpretentious neighborhood pub directly across the street from the Eastern Market. My wife and I stopped there for dinner after visiting Eastern Market. I had a grilled salmon BLT and my wife had a broiled crab cake sandwich. Both were delicious. They also have other sandwiches, burgers, pizza and entrees. The thing that makes this place stand... More 

Thank DanD601
Radford VA
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We were walking from the Capitol to RFK Stadium and needed to get something we eat. We happened upon Turnniciffs and had a delicious Bloody Mary and brunch. The service was good and quick. The pub had the character of a neighbor place which we really enjoyed. We would visit again.

Thank LLSRadfordVA
North Waterboro, Maine
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting friends in D.C. who live just blocks from Tunnicliffs. They have not been here for a while but feel good about it and suggested we go. Nice combination atmosphere warm and friendly with bar, restaurant and outside seating. Serving regular menu till 11:00 and late night menu after. Have never had pan seared sesame tuna but love sushi so... More 

Thank Carol O
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you're visiting Eastern Market on the weekend this is a great place to stop in for brunch, the eggs benedict is really good and so are the bloody marys.

Thank vacagirl2016
Paphos, Cyprus
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178 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Ate here a couple of times during the week - including Christmas Day! Good vibe inside, enclosed heated patio for smokers. Great service - the food is mostly great. I had a crab cake sandwich which was good but didn't seem to contain much crab, however my super grilled cheese sandwich was wonderful. My husband had the steak and said... More 

Thank Yvonne B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went to meet friends here on Saturday night. We sat on the enclosed patio. While it was cold the heaters were on full blast. We ordered buffalo wings, a cheeseburger, calamari, and a crab cake sandwich. All the food was good except the crab cake. My friend said it was mostly filler. The buffalo wings were cooked to perfection,... More 

Thank Jeri S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,095 reviews
581 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Celebrating the Chesapeake, you can get Chesapeake eggs benedict, lovely, except just not hot, so might request that in advance because otherwise, a good dish indeed. Nice spot for brunch, good service, good food, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank PlatinumHoney
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174 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Once we were seated by a fairly abrupt hostess the service were superb. The food was nice but nothing to distinguish it and make it memorable. Atmosphere outside was fabulous but of course full and quite crowded because it was such a beautiful.of course we would have appreciated indoors more if it wasn't that we missed out on the good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-4305
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-5680

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