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Old Europe Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, European, Austrian, Central European
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2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
+1 202-333-7600
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Gainesville, FL
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335 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

After trying a couple German restaurants in DC, I'd say this is the best. Had the pork Weiner Schnitzel with roasted potatoes. Felt like I was back in Berlin. It's crowded and fairly noisy, but there's great food and good service. Desserts looked tasty but we were full.

Thank JFGainesville
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing. Food awesome. Jackson awesome waiter. Worth the Uber from D.C. central. German meatloaf. BAM!!!

Arlington, Virginia
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is a family custom or ours to come to Old Europe for Christmas dinner. The food is truly superb with many choices of German and central European dishes and desserts. Old Europe's ambiance is wonderful, both old and intricate and very cozy. The artwork is stunning and often there is live music.

1 Thank Tim E
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed the food, the ambiance and the good service of Old Europe since the 1990's. Authentic German cuisine.

Thank MHMV
Haymarket, Virginia
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120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

If you want to experience what's it like to eat at an authentic European restaurant eat here. From the waitress' frocks to the art on the wall to the beer steins everywhere this restaurant exudes old world charm. The menu is mainly German with some interesting options included. Our party of four tried the sausage combo, the Hungarian stew, the... More 

Thank tom m
Bayside, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If we lived in DC, there is no doubt we would become regulars here. Perfect, authentic, more than delicious - scrumptious - Bavarian classics! Sauerbraten, schnitzel, red cabbage, dumplings, spaetzle! Each of us had different meals and every one had something different - all absolute top notch! Meat so flavorful and tender you honestly don't need teeth! Almost no conversation... More 

Thank KCast5
gilbert, az
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143 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is just a great restaurant. The setting is perfect for many types of consumers. While we've had date nights here we have also visited with little ones. We always feel welcome. The staff do not hurry the experience and let you enjoy your meal as it should be enjoyed, no matter how busy, or how many people are waiting.... More 

Thank memberat
Darien, Connecticut
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We went to old Europe with some family members who have been here before. The plates are big and we went right into the main course. The food is traditional southern German cooking with great warm potato salad, European style cabbage and sausages. large beer and wine selection and great deserts.

Thank Sherry F
Fairfax, Virginia
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283 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

5 of us visited Old Europe for the first time for dinner. Promptly seated and very friendly and attentive wait staff. Metered parking on street with mobile app, appears lot parking next store is just for the liquor store. We all enjoyed our appetizers, beers and main courses. We plan on returning for the Wednesday Polka nights!

Thank ivytravel
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hubs and I showed up at 9:00 PM on 10/15 for our very first visit, and we immediately loved all the Oktoberfest vibes. It was quite busy when we showed up, but we only had to wait about 5 minutes for them to prep a table for us and seat us. A few minutes after sitting down, a waitress offered... More 

Thank Samantha M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$20
German, European, Austrian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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

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