We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Open City

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
+1 202-332-2331
Website
Today
06:00 - 00:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 06:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 01:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,079: English reviews
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location near to hotel and Woodley Park Station with a wide menu. Food was excellent and staff friendly.

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Trumann, Arkansas
Level Contributor
80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grabbed a quick breakfast with a friend before we went downtown. Convenient location at Woodley Park and near hotels. Reasonable price for families.

Helpful?
Thank karleensheets
Chesapeake, Virginia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open City is very family friendly. We took seven kids under the age of seven and had a nice experience. Having said that, the food (at dinner time) was just okay. Nothing terrible, but nothing deserving of 4+ star rating. The next morning we stopped by for coffee because it was the closest local place. Then we figured out where... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rebecca Z
Level Contributor
44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This breakfast, brunch favorite has a broad selection, eggs, meats, huevos rancheros, hash brown bowls with eggs on top, omelets, pancakes, French toast, etc. I chose three separates on first visit, one egg, slice of ham and pancake. A mug of coffee is $2.50, without refill which is a minus. The second visit I ordered French toast: excellent! Three fat... More 

Helpful?
Thank Edwin M
Alaska
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close in location to our rental and conference. Very friendly staff. My kids loved the steamed honey steamers and animal crackers.

Helpful?
Thank d0tis
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast on an early, cold Sunday morning. Had the Reuben Latkas (potato pancakes topped with slices of excellent corned beef, two poached eggs, and salsa verde; served with a generous portion of fresh fruit). Unique, delicious and filling. Jill was my friendly and attentive server. Happy, as always, that I came. Just a note on why I love Open City.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Scott P
Level Contributor
73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place for a quick bite. Good service and great pizzas. Don't sit next to windows as the ac makes it drafty.

Helpful?
Thank Jørgen Joakim J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
1,057 reviews
558 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of items to choose on this menu, but settled on the California omelette, which was excellent, accompanied by English muffin (or your choice of wheat, white or rye) and hash brown (a bit disappointing as in not very hot and just a rectangle that was hard not to believe was frozen but a few moments before), but the omelette... More 

Helpful?
Thank PlatinumHoney
Winter Park, Florida
Level Contributor
32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great spot for everything from coffee shop stop to full meal. Fun setting and generous portions for breakfast

Helpful?
Thank Drew_407
Niskayuna, New York
Level Contributor
41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I asked the waiter if I should have the pizza or burger. He said both were great but he liked the pizza better. Good call. I had the fresh pie pizza and it was cooked perfectly. It had a crunchy crust and hot cheese. It easily could have served two people so I would recommend one pizza and split a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Middlegirl

Travellers who viewed Open City also viewed

 
Washington DC, DC
Washington DC, DC
 

Been to Open City? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 01:00
Saturday
06:00 - 01:00
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Open City and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Long Island, New York
Edinburgh
Annapolis, Maryland
6 months ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Open City staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?