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Modern Times Coffeehouse

5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20008
+1 202-362-2408
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jul 2013
“My favorite DC coffeehouse”
12 Mar 2013
“Coffee and Books in NW D.C.”
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Cafe, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20008
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

I visit at least once a week. Love their espresso drinks, almond croissants, and tuna sandwiches! Enjoy the funky atmosphere.

Thank cpn46
Reviewed 12 March 2013

This is basically a hole in the wall coffeehouse that looks like some relic from the 60s. However, don't be fooled by the odd decor of mismatched furniture and dingy floor, as this cafe serves some mighty good basic food. After eating in the tony...More

Thank debshirle
Reviewed 23 November 2012

I love going here when I have some hours to while away. Browsing is hassle-free, but when I am in a hurry, someone always steps up to help me or ring up purchases in record time. The talks are excellent, and it is fun to...More

Thank andarcaminos
Reviewed 11 November 2012

A very well-stocked bookstore with a dynamic speakers program and - on a desultory Saturday night - a spelling bee! Small cafe downstairs, alongside a huge childrens section staffed by Very helpful, knowledgeable staff.

Thank rockwell121
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Never know who'll be speaking...always liberal...for the most part anyway...great coffee shop in the cave-like seating-area on the lower level...great for a gift or two or three ...

Thank kans1
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Attended a book signing given by an author who is an old family friend. Books are of a more sophisticated nature, reflecting the upscale neighborhood in Northwest D.C. The cafe is always busy... you might find some national figures there.

Thank EllKell
Reviewed 13 May 2012

A great place to spend a rainy day!!! With a terrific cafe inside, the day will disappear!

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 11 March 2012

This is a book store with people who actually know what is in the store and make extra efforts to assist you. The way a store should be run and what we all hope for. The Best IN DC!!

Thank dazow
Reviewed 8 September 2011

This is certainly the best place in DC to visit if you like good coffee, excellent books and a perfect place to meet up with friends and family or enjoy solo time. The staff is excellent and the coffee made to perfection. They have a...More

Thank Bizet
Reviewed 30 May 2009

Small English-basement cafe with generous portions of soups, sandwiches, and salads. Sometimes hard to get a table but great spot for a weekend lunch or cup of coffee.

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  • Address: 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20008
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-362-2408
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