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Trio Restaurant

Dupont Circle
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1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
202-232-6305
Today
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
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: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Old Fashioned Restaurant with Lots of Choices

Great restaurant on the corner with a wonderful outside patio for people watching. The menu is very extensive with something for everyone. Good old fashioned entrees as well as sandwiches, steaks, salads, etc. Always daily specials. Will definitely be back on my next visit to DC.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Dallas
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great restaurant on the corner with a wonderful outside patio for people watching. The menu is very extensive with something for everyone. Good old fashioned entrees as well as sandwiches, steaks, salads, etc. Always daily specials. Will definitely be back on my next visit to DC.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food here was very good, like home cooking. Service was good. Prices are compatible with other restaurants in the area. I really would have liked to have had breakfast here, but it was closed. That was my only complaint.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were celebrating the 4th of July and walked around DC for quite a while. Around 10:00pm we decided to finally eat. The hostess was amazing and seated us in the non smoking section out on the patio. We order some great chicken ques. and order 2 of their Cobb salads were some of the best that we've had. Our... More 

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Edinburgh
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Goodish dinner.....I had ribs with fries and coleslaw....ribs tender and tasty but coleslaw tasted as if it's best years were behind it. Other diner had spaghetti and meatballs which were tasty enough. Service was good...attentive but not over bearing. One odd thin was that the place was deserted while the next door place was busy. Did the locals know something... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The food was amazing . The location is in the middle of all the gay friendly establishments. Some friends and I went for brunch, and everything looked good on the menu. My complaint was that we ordered water and the waiter brought bottled water and charged us for it without asking if were fine with tap. The waiter forgot to... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Friendly, attentive staff. Had the eggplant parmigiana over pasta and it was very good. Sauce was tasty, yet light. Definitely a place I would return to!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Third day in DC, it's been a treat so far. The atmosphere here is okay. The restuarant itself is pretty but very empty. Our waitress took her time getting the food nd drinks to us. Only redeeming factor was the delicious medium rare burger that came to my table.

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NY, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I came upon Trio by accident. I had been walking around D.C. for hours on a sunny but brisk winter day attempting to make my way back to my hotel when I came across this interesting looking place. Interesting as in old school, not diner, not super club but I took a peek at the menu I thought I could... More 

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Canton OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a wonderful experience with Trio, which was booked by our tour director based on previous experience when our choral group came from Ohio to sing at the National Gallery of Art. They had planned and ordered all the meals ahead from a limited selection, but I was still impressed at the excellent service and quality meals we had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I was here Easter Sunday with friends. The restaurant is a little outdated but service was nice. I ordered a Lox bagel, and i requested lettuce and tomato on it, the waitress told me it came with it but it didn't and of course when my bagel came i had no lettuce or tomato. they don't offer a bottomless drink... More 

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Additional Information about Trio Restaurant

Address: 1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
Phone Number: 202-232-6305
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: American

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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
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?