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Cafe Dupont

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204 (19th @ Dupont Circle)
+1 202-797-0169
17:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 11:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cafe DuPont is an elegant and supremely hospitable refuge from the hustle and bustle of DuPont Circle. Their menu is diverse and delectable, and the staff is as attentive as they are gracious. A special thank you/shout out to Kurtis, Miles, Katrine & Michel for a most memorable meal! Rest assured, I will be return frequently (& I especially look... More 

Thank QuelleBelleVoyage
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was fantastic! The meat and wine combination was great, as well as the homemade icecream desert. Even the espresso was extremely fresh tasting! Recommended, I would og there again. They actually served the fine VOSS sparkling water from my country :) Satisfied visitor, Norway.

Thank eystein o
Toronto, Canada
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to give Cafe Dupont a try after struggling to get reservations anywhere in the city. We normally wouldn't choose a restaurant in a hotel, but after reading the reviews we decided to give it a try. Just outside the city center and was only a short cab ride to out hotel on H Street. First... More 

Thank martin e
Seattle, Washington, Usa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my stay at the DuPont Circle Hotel I had breakfast here all 3 mornings and the breakfast menu is a step above the usual. I had dinner twice where I sat a the bar in the dining room as I travel alone so bars are nicer to eat at because there is always someone to chat with. The lamb... More 

Thank eberit
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

sat in a private room each morning for breakfast with family and friends and enjoyed excellent food!

Thank Rhonda H
Teaneck, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was excellently prepared and appealing to the eye. I would eat breakfast here everyday if I could.

Thank tmarjr131
Cape Coral, Florida
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Came in for breakfast and had two great omelets, had different jellies and honey jars on the table which I thought was a nice touch. Good service. Great quick breakfast.

Thank Job0211
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had made a reservation several days in advance through Open Table, which was inexplicably cancelled "by the restaurant". I called Cafe Dupont, the matter was quickly and professionally resolved and the reservation was honored. Our hostess and servers were each quite attentive and professional. The food was quite good. The ambiance was pleasant, I could easily hear my companion... More 

Thank DM10468
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Dupont Hotel and had dinner and breakfast here. For dinner, we had the "crispy pig cheeks" to start (which were excellent), my wife had the duck breast and I had an amazing USDA Prime 8 oz tenderloin. They also have prime NY strip and ribeye. The food was well-presented and the service was... More 

Thank Jim A
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

A great place to eat especially for breakfast. Both the corned beef hash and avocado on toast are a great start to the day.

Thank 1965Michael2017

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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$20 - US$50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
    (19th @ Dupont Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro is 1 block East of the station located on the North part of the circle between 19th st., Q st., and New Hampshire Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-0169
Café Dupont at The Dupont Circle Hotel is a modern French brasserie that features a Parisian influence reflecting on Washington’s past and the contemporary sophistication of the local Dupont Circle Neighborhood. The menu offers traditional French fare that fuses with a fresh market twist and seasonal culinary dishes. Café Dupont’s carte du jour is presented into healthy, irresistible, French-tinged dishes, served in a friendly, fashionable environment.

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