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Trio Restaurant

Dupont Circle
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1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
202-232-6305
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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, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    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
Good for p

great for lunch. My co-worker took me to lunch and we sat outside under the awning and it was great. The wait staff are very pleasant and the service was quick.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
JustNOZ
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Maryland
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It's 1982? Three times we complained to our server that the smoke from the adjacent table was bothering us (we were dining al fresco--well el polluto-- on their patio. Finally we just paid and left. If you like inexpensive mediocre food (and really who doesn't from time to time) and if you find chain smokers surrounding you like simmering old... More 

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Maryland
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

great for lunch. My co-worker took me to lunch and we sat outside under the awning and it was great. The wait staff are very pleasant and the service was quick.

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Dallas
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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 8 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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59 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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28 restaurant reviews
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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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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
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?