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2101 L St NW, Frnt 3, Washington DC, DC 20037-1526
+1 202-525-1886
06:00 - 19:00
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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170 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always grab a cup of coffee here when in DC. Great flavor without the bitterness. Quick and happy service.

Thank xx_familyguy_xx
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Blue Eyes was a fruit juice, lemonade tea delight! The coffee beverages were exquisite and I also got the grilled cheese deluxe which had added tomato & bacon: DEE-LISH!!! Needed a small snack, it was a lot more than a snack so great value for the money! I wish this place was in CT! Inside was packed and we... More 

Thank Jill V
Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I'm already partial to Rwandan coffee, having friends there. Finding Bourbon Coffee in DC was a real treat. I don't bother with the espresso drinks, just a cup of coffee. If they have Muhazi, it's pretty amazing. The food is standard coffee bar fare... yogurt parfaits and lemon poppyseed muffins. But it's a coffee bar, not a muffin bar.

Thank BobLTex
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1,119 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Cozy place for coffee -- and earth and people friendly. Responsibly sourced coffee from Rwanda. Friendly staff.

Thank jenabaindelhi
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were here for two days on holiday and came in for coffee twice as we really like the experience, quality of the coffee and the wonderful service.

Thank Madelon O
Wellington, New Zealand
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I chose this place because it said it was open at 6:30am and I was looking for a cheaper alternative to the hotel breakfast. Turned up at 6:35am and was told (without apology) that the food wasn't ready yet and would be a half hour more, which was too late for me as I had an early business meeting. The... More 

Thank nudelmeister
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1,119 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

So nice to support a coffee shop that sources ingredients responsibly. Cute place inside and nice set of tables outside.

Thank jenabaindelhi
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good pastries (scones, etc), came here instead of Starbucks for that. Don't know why Starbucks in the States insists on it's terrible factory food.

Thank J R
Andover, New Jersey
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Really good coffee!! Have to try their cold brew ice coffee, way better than Starbucks. Their coffee are nicely brewed, smooth, good service. Our hotel was within walking distance between 2 Starbucks and Bourbon Coffee, except our teenage daughter who is into brand names now, we've all been to this coffee shop during our stay, more than once a day!

Thank SueB_SLP
Orlando, FL
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237 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Bourbon coffee recently took over this location as I understand it which might explain the identity crisis it has. It's not too far from the Eastern Market Metro. The menu was impressive if a bit overwhelming. They offer whole, skim, soy, coconut, and almond milks too. As far as the atmosphere, it seemed out of place. The furniture and menu... More 

Thank Sharpeipup

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2101 L St NW, Frnt 3, Washington DC, DC 20037-1526
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-525-1886

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