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Dupont Circle
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1732 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20009-1159 (S Street)
+1 202-667-2100
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Durham, NC
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The experience takes one back to the old world with foods that are creative and authentic. The host greeted us at the front door as if we we were dear friends that had traveled a long distance. The dining area is inviting with tables that overlook the busy shopping street. The menu is limited and does not follow the same... More 

New York
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259 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had dinner here with friends and really enjoyed our evening at the restaurant. The staff was exceptionally nice and the food was delicious. Two menu highlights were the kavouropita (appetizer) and their dessert menu. Enjoy!

Thank RunrDave
Fairfax, Virginia
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice restaurant sandwiched in a row of interesting restaurants and places near Dupont Circle. The food is superlative. I had the moussaka which was everything I had imagined it to be. My husband had chicken which he said was excellent, it came nestled innovatively next to a "nest" of fine strands with cheese buried in it and glazed with honey... More 

Thank Muffarah M
Olney, Maryland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This restaurant was SUPERB! Excellent, authentic Greek cuisine with an intimate atmosphere. Crispy phyllo pockets (appetizer - hortopitakia), brine cheese (kypriako haloumi me sousami) and the symposium spreads (especially the spicy hummus) were DIVINE! For desserts, Aspasia's Ecstasy may sound disgusting on the menu (strawberries with olives?!?), but it was a spectacular end to the meal!! Wait staff and host... More 

Thank ambamberman
New York City, New York
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109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Made a reservation here for 4 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Staff were especially gracious; one in our party lives with diabetes and was beginning to feel low blood sugar after a very long day, so we asked for bread right away, before ordering drinks or anything else, and the waiter brought it immediately. Really good, hot, pita! We shared... More 

Thank karwalkers
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Delicious food. The menu has a wide variety from traditional to modern takes on Greek food. The service was excellent and our server knowledgeable about the area as well as their menu. A great location street side, a treat to find such fine food in neighborhood restaurant.

Thank VirginiaA463
Houston, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I ate at Mourayo in 2012 and on a recent DC visit returned. Friendly service. Great grilled octopus. It's a meal on its own. The veggie platter is also excellent. I'll visit again.

Thank Gina B
Potomac, Maryland
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346 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our favorite Greek restaurant in DC. Our apps were very good--meatballs with tzecki sauce and butternut squash balls with raisin puree. We split a grilled branzino, on the advice of Nick (our personable server), rather than the fish encrusted in salt. Outstanding. We finished the meal with a totally unusual and fabulous dessert--cheese with preserved walnuts and honey. Highly recommend.

Thank RonFG
Bordentown, New Jersey
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

After a week in Washington DC eating at many good restaurants we longed for a Greek restaurant that truly served the authentic cuisine. By inquiring from some locals it was recommended that we experience Mourayo. We were absolutely impressed. An intimate setting with a surprisingly wine list and full bar. My appetizer was fresh grilled sardines and my wife's appetizer... More 

Thank Don T
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the neighborhood. It almost feels as though you are in an Athens neighborhood. The seafood dishes are especially a sophisticated Greek rendition. If you are tired of the 14th street/U-Street hype, the lines, rushed service (where they have no idea who ordered what when they bring food and drinks to the table),... More 

Thank Richard L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1732 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20009-1159
    (S Street)
  • Public Transportation: RED line metro stop(Dupont Circle, Q street exit)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-667-2100

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