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Cafe Dupont

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
+1 202-797-0169
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (46 reviews)
“truffle fries” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant with plenty of options. I loved the ambiance! Our waiter Gustavo was extremely helpful and attentive. I will definitely try this place again.

Thank cidwoods
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In DC with my colleague for business meetings. Found this restaurant by chance because we were staying close to DuPont Circle. This restaurant has very good food at reasonable price, good wine selection, excellent service, and nice atmosphere. Definitely will return next time I will...More

Thank chhoisham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast at Cafe Dupont. The food was delicious and the service was excellent! Our server's name was Gustavo Montoya, ask for him!

Thank Cristy Card P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, ambiance, decor - really nice place. Unfortunately the waiter didn't tell us that the monthly special, which we wanted, was not available. Bummer. Food otherwise was very good, I'd go back.

Thank AEZ22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for breakfast and loved it. They have great food and even better service. The window seating is fun and overlooks the street, very fun.

Thank xcapeohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a staff meeting here and enjoyed a beautifully served lunch. Service was amazing. I most appreciated that the music was low so that we could talk. Later I learned the place is a great spot for happy hour and lots of locals meet there....More

Thank nhndz4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all loved our food, but what really stands out is the kids menu. Imagine. a place that serves real food for kids with a great range of choices - in a bento box style - with fruit, vegetable, protein, dessert and drink all included....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever anyone wants Breakfast or Brunch on the weekend, I always say, "lets go to Cafe DuPont...they make THE BEST RICOTTA PANCAKES in DC!" They know that's what I'm there for (along with my coffee and sippy choice of the day!). Absolutely everyone I've taken...More

Thank tillnxtx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eating out can be a challenge while traveling with grandkids. In Wasjhington DC, we stayed at Hotel Dupont for 5 nights and ate daily in their restaurant, Cafe Dupont. Staff at the restaurant were great with our grandson, who is a bit hard to please....More

Thank Evagrwl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love staying at the Du Pont Hotel, but even more - love Cafe DuPont, the amazing restaurant located at the hotel. Come to DC frequently for business, and this is the best neighborhood spot for a lovely happy hour or a gorgeous meal. While on...More

Thank Kate M
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Response from Penn69 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so
3 October 2016|
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Response from N K | Reviewed this property |
None that are specifically noted as gluten free on the menu
27 August 2016|
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Response from Franchise35 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it's really cool. Right on Dupont Circle so perfect for people watching.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
    (19th @ Dupont Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro is 1 block East of the station located on the North part of the circle between 19th st., Q st., and New Hampshire Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-0169
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Café Dupont at The Dupont Circle Hotel is a modern French brasserie that features a Parisian influence reflecting on Washington’s past and the contemporary sophistication of the local Dupont Circle Neighborhood. The menu offers traditional French fare that fuses with a fresh market twist and seasonal culinary dishes. Café Dupont’s carte du jour is presented into healthy, irresistible, French-tinged dishes, served in a friendly, fashionable environment.
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