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Marx Cafe

3203 Mount Pleasant Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20010
+1 202-518-7600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
22 Apr 2017
“Still a great neighborhood bar”
2 Oct 2016
“The Revolution needs to add butter”
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Bar, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
3203 Mount Pleasant Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20010
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Marx Cafe is always the destination of fun place in Mt. Pleasant. It has expanding a dimension of being a center or a neighborhood community. More variety of music weekly; from local to well known regional and sometime international artists and different kinds of DJ...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I wanted to like this place. It was within walking distance of my awesome Airbnb and the waiter was super hot, but alas he was super grumpy also. I wanted to sit by the window with my daughter and sister, they didn't really want that....More

Thank sandbackgirl
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We've been here twice, visiting family in the neighborhood. First time on the coldest night of January and recently on a hot July evening. Both were good. Small intimate bar & restaurant. First time it was quite busy and a call ahead got us the...More

Thank dougar
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We were visiting family who live in Mt Pleasant, and went to Marx Cafe on a Friday night. The food was very satisfying, the waiter was delightfully friendly, and we would definitely return! When we were there, no live music, but that meant we could...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 6 May 2016

In England, everyone has a "Local"... and the Marx Cafe is that for us in Mt. Pleasant, Washington, DC - even though we don't live there any more. It's cozy and friendly and the food is outstanding! The Owner, bartenders, and servers know most everyone...More

Thank Mariellen-Exeter
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Went on a Friday night with group of friends. This place is a small, quaint dive bar with lots of drinks to choose from. Many in our group had the Chimay beer that was served in Chimay glasses. There was a dj playing all reggae...More

Thank PalomitaBlanca
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Our stay in Mt. Pleasant meant a visit to the Marx Café for dinner. Excellent food and menu choices --fusion of various ethnicities and backgrounds. Wait staff friendly, the food and atmosphere just great.

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 22 January 2016

European/Mediterranean men, which is updated from time to time. A lot of appetizers, so it is good for snacks and drinks.Good selection of European beer, but I would prefer a lower markup. Pleasant atmosphere, gemütlich. We bring our out-of-town guests here at least one. Staff...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Back to Marx Cafe again to see old friends. The place is still alive for neighborhood locals and visitors to enjoy conversation and drinks over food. More live music groups have been scheduled. The Sunday movie, half price tapas at happy hours, and half price...More

1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 22 February 2015

I found breakfast at the Marx Cafe to be reasonably priced, solidly prepared, and tasty if a bit uninspiring. The service was quite good, and they've done an excellent job with the atmosphere. I plan to go back during tapas hour.

Thank AdventurousTraveler6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, International
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3203 Mount Pleasant Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20010
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-518-7600
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