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2121 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009 (We are located at the corner of 14th and V Street NW)
+1 202-332-9672
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please note that the owners have changed the name from Eatonville to "Mulebone". The menu is essentially unchanged. The decor is also unchanged. Food has gotten even better!

Thank Bob and Barry V
Hobart, Australia
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

After travelling for a few months, this was a real gem. I hadn't been to the South at this point, but this renaissance, vegetarian southern comfort food absolutely hit the spot. So much so I'm still thinking about it a year later. The corn bread was melt-in-the-mouth perfect, the mint juleps on point, and the cajun mushroom loaf to die... More 

Thank Robyn996
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We have gone to this restaurant many times. The food is great and so is the service! We love the sweet tea.It is now closed and being renovated as the Mulebone.

Thank Ayo A
Alpharetta, GA, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This has been one of our "must have dining experiences" in DC for over 18 months. However the last two visits disappointed a little. The food was delayed (BUT DELICIOUS) and the tables and floor was dirty. After large parties, someone needs to clean the floor. Once a baby just basically through the food on the floor. The other time... More 

Thank Danette G
Los Angeles, California
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176 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

I was disappointed to see that Eatonville has closed permanently. It was one of my "go to" places in D.C. but it looks like it no longer exists. boo-hoo

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Washington, D.C.
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

i enjoyed the atmosphere, staff, service and food equally well. The atmosphere is comfortable, especially on a lazy Sunday afternoon. The staff is very friendly. The service is very good. And the food is very tasty. Bueno!

Thank Washington_D_C_Billy
Stockholm, Sweden
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We were recommended to go to Eatonville by a friend to try some delicious southern food. I just wish there were more surprises. Unfortunately the starters were the best thing, so mains felt a little boring. We ordered fried green tomatoes (highlight!), buttermilk fried chicken, polenta and mac and cheese. OK, the polenta was a disappointment but everything was very... More 

Thank VilhelminaS
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

First time going to this restaurant with some friends and will definitely be going back. The atmosphere is very cool, with a mix of trendy and classic art. I had the fired chicken with Mac and cheese and the green beans. YUM... we also had a couple pitchers of the Georgia Peach which was equally yum!

Thank yazzo10
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Friends took us one night for dinner. I ordered the fried chicken. It was pretty good but nothing to write home about, however the corm muffins served with dinner were outstanding. I would have bought them to take home if they sold them to go. Most everyone seemed to enjoy their meals, On the negative side, we had to wait... More 

Thank dude369
bethesda, md
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441 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

This is a book lover's restaurant, named after a famous author and across the street from an homage to another. The reason they are across the street instead of right next door is due to a fissure in their friendship. Part of the fun is learning about the authors so I'm keeping it intentionally out of this review. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
    (We are located at the corner of 14th and V Street NW)
  • Public Transportation: We are located at the corner of 14th and V Street NW - 2 blocks from the Metro Yellow/Green Line - U Street Cardozo stop.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-9672

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?