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Potter's House

1658 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3602
+1 202-232-5483
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good60%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Great coffee, great atmosphere”
3 Jan 2018
“Great atmosphere ”
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1658 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3602
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent coffee, interesting books, affordable food, and a community atmosphere. This is one of my regular cafes. Pay one forward if you can because they serve free meals to those who cant afford it.

Thank AnonEMuis
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Potter’s House is a great place to grab a cup of coffee and relax, do some work or meet a friend. The bookshelves, brick walls and abundant seating make it a welcoming place. While a little pricy the coffee, tea and other drink are all...More

Thank JFPainter
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This coffee shop works directly and indirectly to feed those with limited resources. Also has book and poetry readings in the evening. Food is above average for a coffee shop with good biscuits and breads. Nice people.

Thank guateguyo
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Bookshop, community hub, and trendy cafe rolled into one. Potter's House boasts great food (also veggie/vegan friendly) and extremely friendly staff. The atmosphere is ideal for a leisurely weekend brunch or some quiet study or reading in a hip neighborhood.

Thank Fistikci_Sahap
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I only get coffee and once a sweet potato muffin here but both are excellent. The staff are SO friendly and I love how open minded and socially just their cafe is, it creates a really great vibe. Haven't tried the food and my only...More

Thank Maddi22
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Good cafe with great coffee and okay food (breakfast sandwich awesome; biscuit and gravy meh) and good vibe (coffee shop / bookstore). Great place if you are a solo traveler and need a spot to eat or work.

Thank Alycen M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Potter's House is a landmark place to get a bite. It's also, for some people, a living room away from home. On a Sunday early afternoon it was somewhat hard to find a place to sit. Many people meet there, hunker down with their laptops,...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing magic was super exciting it ...I love everything in the house the dragon the store the people the show is like is a whole Harry Potter's movie in the house

Thank kbgm4ever
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This place is always buzzing with the friendly sound of earnest goodness and genuine hope for a better world. Books to match and a small selection of trade aid products. Oh, and the coffee is really excellent. Some of the best in DC.

Thank AnonEMuis
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Walking around Potter's House is a soothing experience in itself - the book selection is a mix of the best contemporary literary fiction and a carefully compiled, fascinating set of nonfiction topics geared toward social justice and philosophies, as well as current events, history, and...More

Thank Beata F
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1658 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3602
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Adams Morgan
  • Neighbourhood: Adams Morgan
  • Phone Number: +1 202-232-5483
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