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Lot 38 Espresso Bar

1001 2nd St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2093
+1 202-758-0677
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“banh mi” (2 reviews)
“illy coffee” (12 reviews)
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1001 2nd St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2093
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

great sandwiches! The latte was smooth and delicious. Staff were very friendly. great location. seating upstairs.

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Stopped to get coffee & iced coffee for everyone. Even though it was a busy morning before a Nationals game, we were in and out fast. There was room upstairs to sit and eat any of their breakfast goods, sandwiches, or snacks too. The A/C...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I've searched & I've searched and I have searched the entire D.C. Metro area for a banh mi worthy of praise. But, as it may be, what I was looking for happened to be right in front of my face the entire time. Yes, as...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great little neighborhood place to get a quick coffee and or breakfast item. We both had bagel sandwiches and a coffee. Quick, good service, good prices. Good alternative to Starbucks.

Thank Marcphoto
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We were staying in the area and saw this little place. The Macchiato Caramello was delicious! Local coffee at it's best.

Thank naturalhealth_plexus
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nice clean place for a bit - good custom coffee and specialties Stopped in by accident - easy to miss it just around the block from my hotel People were very friendly and helpful And don't forget to talk to your drivers they know more...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The coffee drinks were good, but the sandwiches were pricey and, while they touted wifi, the entire wifi was down and they did not put up signs notifying anyone before they came in and ordered a drink and food.

Thank ctguy9180
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were with a group on a mission trip helping Waterfront Church (meets on the same block as this place), and the pastor suggested we try this place. Obviously, lots of locals like it! We had a great cappucino, kids had hot chocolate....my cranberry muffin...More

Thank MREA5
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Was a nice discovery and great alternative to Starbucks. Illy coffee, well made. Tasty breakfast sandwiches as well.

Thank aimlesswanderer11
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Illy coffee, Viennese option and Comptoir du Sud sugar cubes; nice upstairs seating area; free and reliable WiFi; reasonable prices. I'm a repeat customer.

Thank Charles C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 2nd St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2093
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-758-0677
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