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1900 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3508
+1 202-466-7378
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (23 reviews)
“shrimp” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub
$$ - $$$
1900 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3508
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Please don't discount this place. The food especially the fried green tomatoes are to die for. The crab cakes were delicious and contained so much crab i was surprised. The owner Paul is a very pleasant gentleman and clearly enjoys what he does. It is...More

Thank rachvb
Reviewed 26 August 2017

One of my dads friends ran this place back in the 80s and when we walked past it, I recognized the name and we went in. It was pretty affordable for DC and the service was good. I had crab cakes, and they were properly...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Most of food was ok. Expect higher prices for dc area. Lollipop lamb chops were great. Jambalaya see.ex sparce on both andouille and shrimp and have on chicken. Chicken and sausage well over cooked. Seasonings good but dish was dry... Creme brule a bit overcooked....More

Thank Kathrin G
Reviewed 9 December 2016

There were four of us and we ordered several things and shared. Atmosphere is casual. For desert, order the waffle with strawberries and whip cream....delicious.

Thank gina238
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

While visiting from NYC we had the pleasure of dining at Rumors twice. The waiter who we were lucky to get was very polite and handsome! He recommended the crab cakes special and it was amazing! The crab tasted very fresh. They even made green...More

Thank chasgo3
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across Rumors tonight after a very long walk around Washington. Each had a couple of drinks and ate clam spaghetti and jambalaya. Really attentive service, never waited for another drink. Food was excellent, extremely tasty. Check it out!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Was told by the front desk staff about this place. We asked for a pub /somewhere to watch a baseball game. And this was her suggestion . Walked in and was seated quickly at 7pm . Server was friendly and gave a few recommendations. Food...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The restaurant disappointed mainly because of the service and inconsistent food. Our waitress was friendly enough. Lacking was knowledge of the menu and a reasonable command of the english language. Clearly she had little on site. In addition the tacos and the wings were not...More

Thank Malcolm and Lis... D
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a place to have lunch and we stumbled upon Rumors. After looking at several restaurants in the area which were definitely Millennial type establishments, we found Rumors to be our kind of place. The food had a variety...More

Thank Dmac2002
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were looking for a place to get an early dinner when we came across Rumors. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of their food. Had their special of the night which was Norwegian Salmon and it was delicious.

Thank 2bean1295
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3508
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-466-7378
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