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Trio Restaurant

Dupont Circle
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1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 3:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice place

Food recommendations: Mac&Cheesse Nachos are not that great. The seating is nice especially the outdoors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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W. Virginia
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pizza mediocre as was fish and chips. This place is ok for a beer but if you're hungry, go elsewhere. In terms of decor, it seemed to be clean but was probably last decorated when Lyndon Johnson was president. Lots of alternatives within walking distance.

Thank HB5
Potomac, Maryland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This gem of American food offers home made food at very reasonable prices. It is similar to a classic diner-with some fabulous international specialties. They offer a late lunch-early dinner menu with selections like home made Maryland Lump Crab cakes, Filet Mignon, French cut Pork Chop, fresh Salmon, Trout or Tuna; For $13.00 with great side orders included. I recently... More 

Thank Arnie S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Food recommendations: Mac&Cheesse Nachos are not that great. The seating is nice especially the outdoors.

Thank Kaj978
Bethesda, Maryland
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164 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

So appreciative of the willingness of the kitchen to adapt some of their dishes for my very low sodium medically necessary diet! Not only was the menu extensive from sandwiches to salads to hot entrees, pizza, burgers and milk shakes, there seemed to be options to fit most palates and our group of three came away satisfied and willing to... More 

Thank Lois C
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Love this spot. It's convenient to the club scene and right around the corner from the Holiday Inn I usually stay at when I'm in DC. reasonable prices, good food and great service. I'll be dining there again this New years as well.

Thank Gerald P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This one caught us off guard. We picked it on-line, but when we got there we thought – oops I think we made a mistake. We didn’t! This is a real neighborhood gem. So right off the top do not let its apparent simple exterior décor dissuade you from going on in. This is a 4 star winner. $18 for... More 

Thank Bill T
Durham, North Carolina
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

What a Fabulous meal! My husband and I wandered 17th street one cold Friday evening looking for sustenance and landed at Trio. I’d eaten breakfast here many times before about a thousand years ago and it was always good, so I was happy to be back to have supper this time. My husband had a glass of merlot and the... More 

Thank Dgtl1
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Locate on nice area and have outdoor patio, you can always watch the walking by people while drinking or dinning . Menu have great variety and the staff are very friendly including the Lovely Amanda...always with the best smile.

Thank Carlos A
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We had a good dinner at Trio in Washington DC on our visit in September. If you're looking for a place to relax and have good eats, try Trio.

Thank Mike H
New York / Washington, D.C.
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This classic Dupont restaurant has improved great.nn(Think NYC diner but with lovely outdoor spaces). Service is very friendly and warm. Managers are very open for suggestions on how to improve. Not sure how recently the chef arrived, but the food is much better than it was years back. It's so nice to sit outside on the patio and people watch.... More 

Thank ShannonNYC

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: 202-232-6305

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?