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Market Lunch

225 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-4323
+1 202-547-8444
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
225 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-4323
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast last Saturday, and the food was so good that we returned Sunday for lunch! The gentleman who takes the orders on the weekend is so nice - an entertainer and great salesperson - convincing everyone to try the local specialties....More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We went on the weekend for breakfast at The Market Lunch inside the main hall at Eastern Market. This was a popular, lively place with a queue. Seats were at a long communal bench top table which looked full and we thought that we would...More

Thank Mairwen1
Reviewed March 30, 2018

So disappointed by this place. We arrived at 10:50 only to be told that breakfast was over. Funny thing is that EVERYONE at a table was eating the infamous pancakes. The cashier was rude...."breakfast is over--gone...departed the building. You are late!" Um...well, since I am...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

If you want to go local on food in DC, this is the place to be!!! Small market, delicious food, you might be a while on a line so you better get there early... but it’s worth it!!!

Thank Danlandaz
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Its busy, food is great. One table with minimal seating, and its all communal style. So everyone sits next to each other in a TIGHT space to eat REALLY GOOD food. The pancakes are food, but the CRABCAKE BENEDICT was amazing. quick service. Not really...More

Thank Siana T
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here as I read good reviews and it is close to where we are staying in DC. The food was fine, but nothing remarkable. We had blueberry pancakes and a breakfast sandwich. Real maple syrup costs extra. The pancakes are almost the...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Located in Eastern Market, great breakfast and lunch menus. The blueberry buckwheat pancakes (weekends only) and crab cake Benedict are both great options but everything looked good. Get there early to avoid a long line.

Thank Casey C
Reviewed June 25, 2017

We arrived about 15 minutes before closing on a busy Saturday, but they found time to fill our 5 orders and even an add-on to the original order. Order and pay in the cafe line. The North Carolina BBQ came with a tangy sauce that...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I was super excited to take my husband and son here for breakfast on a Sunday as I had read such great reviews. We arrived at the Market and headed right for Market Lunch and found a nice long line which I had expected based...More

Thank Myflowergirls2
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Go up the the counter and just ask them what you should have. Tom will tell you! His crab cakes are great, as are his fried green tomatoes. I have tried 3 or 4 different things, lunches and breakfasts. All were divine. You can't really...More

Thank Liz S
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Judy S
June 17, 2016|
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Response from amccaskill | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure, there are bread-free dishes available.
June 3, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 7th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-4323
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-547-8444
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