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Open City

2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
+1 202-332-2331
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (113 reviews)
“hash browns” (64 reviews)
“animal crackers” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the following: Breakfast Burrito | 13 Biscuit & Gravy | 9 Open City Omelet | 12 California Scramble | 13 (2) lattes The burrito was terrible, the mixture of eggs, cheese, hash brown, and chorizo mixture was dry and just not really tasty. Biscuits...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

California scramble was a delight. Waiters are attentive and this is a fun space in Woodley Park — lots of windows for people watching! Outside seating in summer. Coffee: latte is nicely done; regular coffee is not refilled, you will need to order a second...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They call themselves a diner but it doesn't have the feel of one. It's a cute spacious dining experience. I ordered the OC Burger, Sweet potato fries and a latte which came with a side of animal crackers. The service was wonderful, staff was friendly...More

Thank NikkiLynne75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfasts options served all day. The hashbrown bowl is a great option! The atmosphere is also very nice with big windows letting in lots of light.

Thank travelingfool49
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

good pancakes and eggs. only problem is it can get pretty crowded during common times - especially with conferences in town at the hotels

Thank Libby C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A colleague and I visited twice while staying at the Omni Shoreham - which is right across the street - for a work conference. First, we stopped by for happy hour and enjoyed a drink on the patio one evening. I believe that night, the...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Nice little bar/burger joint. I had the regular burger and it was good, not great but good. My wife had the shrimp tacos and enjoyed them. Heard some great things about their breakfast but did not try that.

Thank clane20
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a yummy breakfast at Open City. Coffee is served in a mug with saucer adorned with animals crackers - super cute! The environment is lively and upbeat. Locals were dining there, which is always a good sign. The restaurant is large and we...More

Thank Clkpfaff
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We stayed at the Omni Shoreham and food found this to be a GREAT place for good food in a local atmosphere. Nice alternative to hotel fare and the less inviting food options on Connecticut Avenue. Friendly staff, good food ant a good value. Convenient...More

Thank rsgreenct
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Good choice for breakfast, good value - well cooked and hot! Staff are friendly/helpful and will work with you to get the right meal selection. Recommend!

Thank Russ06
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17 September 2016|
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Response from Grammyplamla | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know that.
Didi L
4 September 2016|
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Response from carsonturkey | Reviewed this property |
A shot of espresso with micro foam over the top I think
Matt T
9 April 2016|
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
A lot of people go there on Saturday morning but they can handle quite a few. My experience has been 30-40 minutes. If you can you can send somebody ahead to sign in so everybody doesn't have to wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-2331
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