We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


1443 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-1907
+1 202-299-0018
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (141 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (36 reviews)
“kung pao” (19 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1443 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-1907
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,138)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,058 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, I remembered it being pretty good ...I was seated outside... quickly. I chose a draft beer... forget which one but it was OK... can tell you it was not Goose Island and had a German name. Dortmunder now that I have the check. Hummus...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to eat for friends and families alike. Great choice on the menu and good quality food. Lively atmosphere and friendly wait staff. Would visit again if I’m back in the DC area.

Thank katsar17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw this restaurant had great reviews so I thought I’d give it a try for breakfast. I ordered the gluten free pancake plate as I am TRYING to steer clear of gluten. Let me just say I’d give up pancakes rather than eat this...More

Thank MsOnMyWay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is really good at a friendly local level Welcome even without reservation is friendly and helpful Layout is quirky but fun and it works All types of ages can go there and feel comfortable Food range is excellent and portions are large Really...More

Thank hayesone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visits and I was not familiar with their procedures, I walk up with a service dog and sat down outside, not knowing there was a wait for the table, the host Robel told me it was a 25 minute wait and...More

Thank Alberta D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to eat here for dinner after reading the reviews and I have to say, it was one of the most memorable meals in the last ten years. The place is unpretentious, with and urban eclectic vibe. Service was excellent and attentive. We arrived...More

Thank hobe8000
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Arrived early for our reservation so table not quite ready but had a cocktail at the bar. Once the table was ready we choose a starter to share and our mains, all the food was outstanding, my steak was cooked to perfection and my husbands...More

Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed September 8, 2018

With hearty portions, gluten free options, and delicious coffee in an urban setting with lots of nearby activities, this restaurant hits the mark in every sense of the word. Service was a little spotty but it was very busy there and we definitely got assistance...More

Thank Susan and Phyl T
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Friendly wait staff delivering tasty food served in hearty portions. Come for the Bloody Marys (available in different levels of spicy heat) and coffee, and socialize with your group in a comfortable welcoming space.

Thank Ray Q
Reviewed August 28, 2018

THIS is absolutely the best place to have breakfast. Clean, tidy and efficient. the staff is most attentive. Having been ushered here by a local I would have missed this if I were visiting solo. The prices were also unbelievable for the DC area. I...More

Thank Frank B
Nearby HotelsSee all 147 hotels in Washington DC
District Hotel Washington
627 reviews
.17 km away
Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel
735 reviews
.18 km away
Holiday Inn Washington DC - Central / White House
1,554 reviews
.22 km away
The Darcy Washington DC, Curio Collection By Hilton
534 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Logan Tavern
931 reviews
.05 km away
556 reviews
.15 km away
336 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
DC Circulator
200 reviews
.38 km away
House of the Temple
56 reviews
.50 km away
The Studio Theatre
25 reviews
.14 km away
National City Christian Church
15 reviews
.38 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
April 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Joe S | Property representative |
Commissary does not accept Apple Pay as a form of payment. We do, however, accept all major credit cards and cash.
Hannah W
November 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Val A | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question! The Tasting Dinner for Two Package is $54 total (and you can add any bottle of wine for $20!)
June 9, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Heidi M | Property representative |
We absolutely do! All of our Gluten Free items are designated with a "GF." Please let us know if you have any other questions!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1443 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-1907
    (Between 14th & 15th)
  • Public Transportation: From Dupont Circle: Walk 5 blocks east on P St. Commissary in on P St. between 15h and 14th. From U Street/Cardozo: Walk 6 blocks south on 13th St. Take a right and walk one and a half blocks west on P St. Commissary is on P St. between 14th and 15th. From McPherson Sqaure: Walk 7 blocks north on 14th St. Take a left on P St.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Logan Circle/ Shaw
  • Neighbourhood: Logan Circle/ Shaw
  • Phone Number: +1 202-299-0018
  • E-mail
Commissary is Logan Circle's casual neighborhood café. We serve breakfast & brunch, lunch & dinner, snacks & smoothies as well as house-made desserts and shakes, along with an expansive daily happy hour. We have a large bar, cozy lounge area, outside café and free Wi-Fi. Our diverse menu is simple and affordable, with breakfast all day, sandwiches, salads and pizza for lunch or dinner, plus a great selection of dinner entrees and daily seasonal specials. Commissary is a perfect any day, any time place.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing