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Justin's Cafe

1025 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-5318
+1 202-652-1009
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Cafe, Pub
$$ - $$$
1025 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-5318
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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

A coworker and I flew into Washington DC for a very quick business meeting. Around the corner from the hotel was Justin’s café. I looked it up online and found out that it looks like a decent place. As I walked in, I was shocked...More

Thank point5
Reviewed December 9, 2017

We go to JC's all the time. I've not had a bad meal here. From happy hour ($3 pints) to going away lunches, Justin's is great. It's a small, out of the way place with sidewalk seating. The staff is always glad to see you....More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This was my second time at Justin's Café, and they have not let me down. We ordered their Old Bay Wings (very good) - Can't just ordered one. We also decided to try their Hawaiian Pizza, and it was also good. The atmosphere is very...More

Thank PrincessMillie89
Reviewed July 17, 2017

This is more intimate and for the locals than many other bars in the area. Small venue that offers indoor and outdoor seating (to welcome dogs) and great staff. Pizza is great, but many times they have run out of dough. Good beer selection for...More

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

After wandering past a bunch of places at the Waterfront and waiting 15 minutes at the Buffalo Wild Wings near the bullpen/metro exit with no service, Justin's seemed to fit the bill. A little louder than I'd expected with so few people. Found a table...More

Thank berni39
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I have been here several times. Justin's is laid back and offers good drinks and food at decent prices. The pizza is very good. The staff is friendly and there always is a good after crowd in there. If you want to get something before...More

Thank Barnacle_Bill1
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Very much has the feel of a neighborhood place. Relatively small and cozy, but with nice sidewalk seating. Good food, if you are looking for burgers and similar. Great wait staff, and a large selection of beers.

Thank ILovePanama
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

If you live in the condos or apartments, Justin's is crazy convenient. It has a better menu than a typical bar and the pizzas are pretty darned good. The surprise for us... its wings. The dry, Old Bay option is the best. If you choose...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Enjoyable casual atmosphere, good food and well mixed drinks. Always busy, for good reason. Friendly staff and patrons.

Thank jaksm0m
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We ate here for lunch, and found it a breath of fresh air in the otherwise wildly overpriced DC market for dining. Prices were fair, food delicious, portions generous, and service spot on. Would highly recommend the pizzas! A bit out of the way, but...More

Thank mnrose1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-5318
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-652-1009
  • E-mail
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