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Market Lunch

306 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2504
+1 202-547-8444
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“short stack” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
306 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2504
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here as I read good reviews and it is close to where we are staying in DC. The food was fine, but nothing remarkable. We had blueberry pancakes and a breakfast sandwich. Real maple syrup costs extra. The pancakes are almost the...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Located in Eastern Market, great breakfast and lunch menus. The blueberry buckwheat pancakes (weekends only) and crab cake Benedict are both great options but everything looked good. Get there early to avoid a long line.

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We arrived about 15 minutes before closing on a busy Saturday, but they found time to fill our 5 orders and even an add-on to the original order. Order and pay in the cafe line. The North Carolina BBQ came with a tangy sauce that...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I was super excited to take my husband and son here for breakfast on a Sunday as I had read such great reviews. We arrived at the Market and headed right for Market Lunch and found a nice long line which I had expected based...More

Thank Myflowergirls2
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Go up the the counter and just ask them what you should have. Tom will tell you! His crab cakes are great, as are his fried green tomatoes. I have tried 3 or 4 different things, lunches and breakfasts. All were divine. You can't really...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Don't question it. Just go. Keep in mind it's located inside Eastern Market, place is tight as seating is limited. But if you're lucky you can find seating in the back. Sorry, but don't be a contrarian, get the blueberry buckwheat pancakes, with the maple...More

Thank Patty M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have been going here for many years and still consider it a treat and well worth the drive from Alexandria. The owner is very invested in, and proud of his food, and values his customers' opinions. Our very favorite is the fried oyster sandwich...More

Thank AshleyUsa
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This place is like a lunch counter--inside the Eastern Market building. We had brunch at 10, opted for short stack of Blueberry pancakes (excellent) and corned beef hash. For the latter, I quote my wife: "I believe this is the best corned beef hash I...More

Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My older son and I decided to have early lunch here, but my younger son wanted to eat the rotisserie chicken from the other end of the aisle of the market. After waiting some time in the queue and for the manager/owner(?) to finish chatting...More

Thank ETonPlanetEarth
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is a "DC must" so I'm told. The pancakes they're known for are good, but they're really just pancakes. The process is that you go behind the long table to the right, order at the cash register (cash only), then wait to the left...More

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Judy S
17 June 2016|
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Response from amccaskill | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure, there are bread-free dishes available.
4 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2504
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-547-8444
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