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Lot 38 Espresso Bar

1001 2nd St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2093
+1 202-758-0677
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good36%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“caramello” (2 reviews)
“banh mi” (2 reviews)
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1001 2nd St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2093
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live a block away and my friends and family love Lot 38 and have since they opened years ago. Coffee is great. Pastries, etc are pretty standard fare but good. Service is wonderful (although they can get a little backed up if they are...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Near the Navy Yard, Marine Barracks, National Stadium in Southeast DC is one of the greatest coffee places. It is run by local folks and they know everyone - even out-of-owners who come two or three times a year to visit their children. Great breakfast...More

Thank singasong123
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I love visiting this coffee shop. The staff is personable and you can get gooooooood coffee. My fave is the macchiato caramello. If you have time to visit and enjoy the atmosphere for a few, you must stop by.

Thank Aisha W
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Got to the hotel and asked for recommendations for lunch. They immediately pointed me to Lot 38 Expresso Bar. Good menu lots, of sandwich selections. I chose the smoked turkey panini. It was hot, delicious and very filling

Thank ebur104075
Reviewed 11 May 2017

great sandwiches! The latte was smooth and delicious. Staff were very friendly. great location. seating upstairs.

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Stopped to get coffee & iced coffee for everyone. Even though it was a busy morning before a Nationals game, we were in and out fast. There was room upstairs to sit and eat any of their breakfast goods, sandwiches, or snacks too. The A/C...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I've searched & I've searched and I have searched the entire D.C. Metro area for a banh mi worthy of praise. But, as it may be, what I was looking for happened to be right in front of my face the entire time. Yes, as...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great little neighborhood place to get a quick coffee and or breakfast item. We both had bagel sandwiches and a coffee. Quick, good service, good prices. Good alternative to Starbucks.

Thank Marcphoto
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We were staying in the area and saw this little place. The Macchiato Caramello was delicious! Local coffee at it's best.

Thank naturalhealth_plexus
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Nice clean place for a bit - good custom coffee and specialties Stopped in by accident - easy to miss it just around the block from my hotel People were very friendly and helpful And don't forget to talk to your drivers they know more...More

Thank D C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 2nd St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2093
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-758-0677
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