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Rumba Cafe

2443 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2003
+1 202-588-5501
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
2443 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2003
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Adams Morgan has a slew of restaurants that can catch your eye left or right actually stumbled upon Rumba Cafe the food here is delicious the menu for vegan or vegetarian is well-rounded. The Art decor Gives You a Nice Element of Latin feel along...More

Thank PBJciti
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very nicely decorated, the staff is very friendly and helpful. Live music and funny atmosphere. Drinks are also very well prepared!!

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The service is a little slow, although quite polite, However. the food is spot on-. The flavors are well balanced. Good casual place.

Thank Nacibe C
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Very slow service, food/appetizers very mediocre. They got our drinks wrong twice and were watered down. Decor is nice and interesting. Music was ok. Nothing special and will not come back or recommend it to anyone.

Thank Margarita W
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dishes from Peru. Piscina sour. Not made the way they do there which is shaken not blended. But ok. Great avocado dish. Carne Asada with chimichurri. Yum plantains. I'll go back. And I love the masks. Check it out. Who knew there was actually...More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The decor was beautiful but the food and drinks were not great. After waiting a long time for the Luke warm calamari and the unsalted tostones. We tried the pisca the cachaca to drink both were a flavorless mess. We packed up and left. Thanks...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a Friday evening around 9pm and it was relatively quiet. It was nice, the food was good and the drinks were great. After a couple of hours it transformed to a lovely Salsa music haven! A live band set up and they...More

Thank RC V
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Friendly little place with beautiful paintings and scrumptious food. We visited on a Monday night and two of us focused on the $5 appetizers. (Monday is happy hours all day!) Each of the vegetarian options was delicious, and I particularly recommend the patacón de yuca....More

Thank Osito61
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place in the heart of Adam Morgan. We enjoyed a very good mohito and tasty appetizers, including a delicious beef tenderloin and fried yucca. The latter was a first time ever for me but I would say it was first class. Service is fast...More

Thank silsil17
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ate here on Saturday night for dinner and had an excellent meal. They first brought out a small cup of sauted eggplant and some small slices of bread to put it on for an appetizer. I started with a flavorful shrimp in semi-hot sauce, then...More

Thank Singingbaker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2443 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-588-5501
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