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U Street Café

U Street Café

(Now Closed)
Café, Coffee Shop, and Breakfast Spot$$$$
U-Street, Washington
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  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaAugust 4, 2014
    Ever since The Washington Post declared it “the most interesting drinks in DC” and The New York Times praised its “creative spins on cocktail staples,” reservations at the Gibson are hard to come by. Read more
  • Lizzie R.
    Lizzie RubenfieldSeptember 14, 2014
    The breakfast food is great here. It is an unpretentious spot to get a good classic breakfast. However, be aware the service is less than par. Make sure to double check your order before leaving!!
  • Justin S.
    Justin SchuckFebruary 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    All the sanwiches I've had here are yummy. The BLT on rye is amazing, but the chicken salad has a little too much tarragon for my taste.
  • Ananda L.
    Ananda LeekeOctober 24, 2011
    I went to the cafe yesterday and had a great mint tea and raisin cinnamon bagel. The staff is wonderful.
  • Chris P.heart icon on user image
    Chris PolicinoJuly 30, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Good food (breakfast in particular) with a really friendly staff.
  • Jameka W.
    Jameka WhittenFebruary 17, 2014
    Great spot. Good atmosphere for getting work done. Very good soy lattes
  • Farrah S.
    Farrah S.September 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best coffee on U, and all day breakfast. Don't waste your time/money at Starbucks.
  • Zack D.heart icon on user image
    Zack DavenportSeptember 27, 2014
    The all American breakfast is a feast for cheap!
  • Katherine K.
    Katherine Kennedy AllenNovember 15, 2013
    Great place for a quick bite with a lot of charm.
  • Kate
    KateMay 7, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Hola mamacita! Say hello to Reina, the beautiful el salvadorean woman who is always working. She's the best.
  • Ray F.
    Ray FarmerSeptember 24, 2013
    Great place for quick and tasty breakfast sandwich on way to work.
  • Bitches Who Brunch
    Bitches Who BrunchJanuary 10, 2014
    The Bitches Say: A. U Street Cafe is a solid, classic D.C. local breakfast haunt.
  • serina a.
    serina arellanoNovember 14, 2014
    avocado wrap 👍👍
  • Richard O.
    Richard OgletreeJune 21, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Try their grilled chicken avocado sandwich...BANGING!!! Reina is the sweetest! "Hola Papacita!!!" Love her!
  • Justin J.
    Justin JohnsOctober 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Friendly staff, a fun vibe, I highly recommend!
  • Kate
    KateFebruary 21, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Ask for a loyalty card. When it's full you get a free meal!
  • Jim L.
    Jim LongMarch 6, 2013
    Definitely say hi to Reina. It makes her day :)
  • Blake B.
    Blake BowyerMay 8, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The food is solid, but generally overpriced. The wifi can be troublesome as well. I suggest Ecolate or Love Cafe instead.
  • Drew B.
    Drew BennettJuly 28, 2011
    Painfully bad at almost everything: service to food to tea - I don't plan to risk it with the coffee
  • Michael B.
    Michael BransonJune 15, 2013
    Please refrain from having a two hour Skype conversation. This girl almost started a hipster riot and got lots of angry stares.
  • Colin L.
    Colin LawrenceJuly 23, 2013
    Mediocre servings and a bit pricey; I'd opt for some of the other smashing cages in the area
  • Phil L.
    Phil LepantoDecember 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    They have amazingly fluffy eggs
  • Danielle R.
    Danielle RicksMarch 20, 2011
    This is a free WiFi zone but you have to get a code from the cashier at the time of purchase and I'm told there is a time limit :-/
  • Tim F.
    Tim FullertonMarch 6, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The sausage egg and cheese on a bagel is one of the best i've ever had.
  • Pete
    PeteJune 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    I like the avocado veggie wrap
  • Lina P.
    Lina P.July 31, 2011
    Guy who made and handed my frappe had dirty nails. That's all I've got to say!
  • Sam A.
    Sam AmsterdamJune 16, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic service, great menu, reliable wi-fi
  • Lawrence P.
    Lawrence PFebruary 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Waffles are on point!!
  • Cale J.
    Cale JrMay 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing breakfast served all day
  • Jonathan F.
    Jonathan FitzpatrickOctober 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Wheat waffles are pretty good
  • Tammy G.
    Tammy GordonNovember 26, 2010
    My pick: Pumpkin Waffle (November 2010)
  • Henry H.
    Henry HernándezNovember 16, 2010
    FYI. Two hour parking right in front.
  • Dana C.
    Dana CannonFebruary 22, 2012
    Great waffles
  • Danielle R.
    Danielle RicksAugust 20, 2011
    They serve breakfast all day! Read more
  • Lindsey C.
    Lindsey CrawfordJanuary 19, 2011
    Fresh squeezed oj alll day!
  • Sean Q.
    Sean QuinnAugust 29, 2010
    The mango-passionfruit smoothie is scrumtulescent
  • David P.
    David PotsNovember 16, 2009
    They made me a BLT and it was delicious.
  • Team Faded I.
    Team Faded IntoxicologistNovember 29, 2010
    from momos to Marvins Team Faded gets it in
  • Bryn B.
    Bryn BellomySeptember 13, 2009
    Best wheat toast I've ever had.
  • Queen Nes
    Queen NesNovember 24, 2010
    Free WiFi !
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