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M. E. Swing Coffee House

1702 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-4702
+1 202-628-7601
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
21 Nov 2017
“Nice Place to Meet for Coffee”
1 Jun 2017
“Might ruin you for other coffee places ”
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7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
1702 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-4702
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

This was a perfect choice to meet a friend for coffee, not loud, nice coffee choices, scones, muffins, etc. Great location across from the JW Marriott.

Thank Rhodymom2012
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

The single origin hand pulled espresso is that good. The Java Honey is a particularly memorable cup.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I'm so glad we looked up this smallish coffee house after our White House tour. The coffee was delicious and pastries hit the spot. So cool that they had sparkling water as well as still for free! I would make and effort to return to...More

Thank AndiM74
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Very cool coffee shop close the the White House. Historic even! Check out the pictures on the wall, this place has been a staple for the DC coffee scene for many years. Great service, great coffee!

Thank crmunson98
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Ordering a coffee for ‘here’ will get you a freshly brewed roast, served in a delicate clay cup. If you can, grab a stool by the window and just relax. They also serve fresh tasty pastries and doughnuts. It can get busy at lunch. A...More

Thank kdr1974
Reviewed March 18, 2016

M E Swing Coffee has been around for decades and is survived many administrations by offering the BEST coffee available in Washington. This is mostly a take-away type of shop, but there area few tables and stools if you like to watch the government types...More

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Its true what they say about coffee in the US; its pretty bad. So on a visit to DC, finding Swings was an unexpected treat. They have been roasting for about 100 years and have a real European style, not the mediocre milky stuff that...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Service was fast and the prices were reasonable. I ordered a latte. Friends ordered a hot chocolate and a regular coffee. All were yummy good. They do serve Numi tea for you tea drinkers. The place is and busy. They do have snacks and food...More

Thank CA B
Reviewed September 16, 2015

I like independent coffee shops where every detail is considered, from the water temperature to the grind of the beans to the pour. All I had was coffee but it was exactly what I wanted: a nice medium roast with a bold rich flavour.

Thank Kevvie_G
Reviewed September 3, 2015

The best cup of coffee I've ever had....And I drink ALOT of coffee. Service is great, pastries are great, people are great. It is cramped and the line can be long at times but it moves very quickly. Get your daily fix here, you will...More

Thank Sean713
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 G St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-4702
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-628-7601
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