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Wisemiller's Deli

1236 36th Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20007 (Georgetown)
202-333-8254
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Ranked #395 of 2,623 restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Sandwiches
Dining options: Takeout
Neighborhood: Georgetown
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Dining options: Takeout
Neighborhood: Georgetown
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Had to lave a plug for Wisemiller's. Quaint little grocery store in the heart of Georgetown. GREAT philly cheese sandwiches, made fresh on the grill. Saw me through many all-nighters!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Wisey's as it is commonly referred to is a Georgetown institution . Said to have been frequented by one of GU's most famous students, Former President Bill Clinton, the market and takeout near GU is a real find. My son's two favorite sandwiches there are the burger madness and the chicken madness in that order. Chicken madness is said to... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Half convenience/grocery store and half sandwich shop, this Georgetown staple is famous for their Chicken Madness sandwich: hot peppers, grilled chicken, and cheese on a hoagie with spices that make it a must-try. Tip: when you're in the area, call ahead to place your order. It will be ready within 10-20 minutes.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I attended Georgetown University and at one time lived at Wisey's, er... across the street from Wisey's. The deli sits effectively on campus across the street from a set of dorms and classroom buildings in a small building on a one way street. In 4 years at school, I successfully ate through the entire menu at least trice and was... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Include this place for lunch when at GU or Mass at Holy Trinity Church...it's a great place. Grill was covered w. Chicken Breasts when we were there. Chicken Sandwiches/ Subs were great. Kind of a traffic jam at counter to order/ pick up. Bad at counter to pay also. Might slow you down - but food is worth the wait.... More

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Bethesda, MD
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Good, greasy sandwiches - great when you need comfort food to go. No place to sit down and eat, and the set up is crowded and a little confusing for first-time visitors. The service behind the counter isn't particularly friendly, but they make a mean grilled cheese w/ tomato slices.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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104 reviews 104 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

As Bill Clinton's former hangout, Wisey's lives up to its reputation. The service is quick, the sandwiches are delicious and unique. Recommend the Chicken Madness

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

Any trip back to Georgetown must include a trip to Wisemiller's for a Chicken Madness. Chicken, Bacon, Cheese, Spices, Garlic... can't go wrong! Plus you get a free bag of Utz, a pickle and a can of soda. Don't miss this place the next time you are in the area. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

One of my favorite deli sandwiches ever. Chicken Madness never fails to hit the spot. If you're in the mood for a great sandwich in DC, this is the place to go!

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Hartford, CT
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

The Chicken Madness is without question the greatest sandwich ever, anywhere. My senior year at Georgetown, over a decade ago, I started to realize that I would be leaving DC and so I began ordering them like a maniac. Every time I'm back Wisey's is my first (and last) stop. Had a friend going to a transatlantic conference pick me... More

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