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Old Europe Restaurant

2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
+1 202-333-7600
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (39 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (12 reviews)
“apple strudel” (6 reviews)
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German, European, Austrian, Central European
$$ - $$$
2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are reading this review it is likely that you are considering eating at Old Europe. Stop reading, close your Trip Advisor App, put down your phone, or close your laptop and get over there now! From the moment you walk in you will...More

Thank Jillbus
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

If you do not have the funds or mileage to fly to Germany, then dine at an establishment that comes as close to German food perfection in the DC area as possible. We always dine here when we reminisce about our German travels or are...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I am not particularly a lover of German food but we chose this restaurant because of its proximity to the hotel and its many menu options. The food was very good and the portions very generous. In fact, I would recommend that they have a...More

1  Thank CaroleNewEngland
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Was on an overnight trip to DC, stopped by for a quick dinner. I had some bad experiences with other "German" places. Fortunately, this one was pretty good. Great service, very reasonable price. I had a fairly authentic sausage platter, German import tap lager. The...More

1  Thank LeoP220
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Best German resturant in all of DC. Food is perfect, staff is fantastic, and the beer.... Worte können nicht beschreiben, wie gut es ist! I have been to a few what they call "German Resturant/Beer Gardens, all have been less than expected. This is what...More

2  Thank SgtRobertThaler
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I have been eating lunch at Old Europe for over twenty years, usually a few times a year, and recently paid a return visit. The atmosphere, though slightly updated a few yeas back, is still the same old school German pub/small restaurant feel that I...More

3  Thank Decoamie
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Was going to another restaurant and ended up here by accident. A very pleasent surprise though. Good food, good service and VERY fair prices, a combination not always easy to find in Washington DC. They have good beer options and, during lunch, it is buy...More

3  Thank Caue P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was the setting for a large family dinner, some of whom had gone to Old Europe years ago. Service was attentive, provided by a variety of nationalities wearing lederhosen and dirndlekleider. Portions are generous and filling. Don't go if you aren't hungry! I enjoyed...More

1  Thank Ray M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I've been visiting Old Europe for the past 20 years... it is still my favorite German restaurant in the DC area and just a very special spot. At times, the service can be slightly overwhelmed, but on most nights, like this last visit, it is...More

3  Thank wandermuffin
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Decorations from Germany-steins, flags, etc. Food was delish, especially the Jaeger Schnitzel, great beer choices, friendly staff, handled our group of 9 well

1  Thank Marlane D
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8 May 2017|
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Response from Alex H | Property representative |
Parking is available on Wisconsin Avenue and 37th Street behind us. Northbound lanes after 630pm are okay when rush hour is over. Meter does not need to be fed! 37th Street is unrestricted after 8pm, before that its good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$20
German, European, Austrian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-7600
  • E-mail
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