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J Paul's

3218 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3615 (Georgetown)
(202) 333-3450
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Ranked #485 of 2,623 restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Georgetown
Cross street: Wisconsin Ave.
Transit: Foggy Bottom, Circulator Bus
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67% Recommend
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Montreal, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

We ordered the nachos with pulled chicken. We greatly enjoyed it. The main dishes were not as impressive.

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Cuba, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stopped in for drinks and an appetizer on a Saturday afternoon. We ordered the chicken nachos which came out in a big iron skillet with plenty of chicken, cheese, and tomatoes. One warning: the Spatan is served in a huge German style mug which isn't mentioned on the menu. This wasn't a problem since I wasn't driving, but if... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If you come to Washington for either business or pleasure, you have to eat at J Paul's. You will find it in Georgetown - you will not be disappointed. The welcome we received was friendly and the interior was a great design and very authentic. The crab cake platter was a delight: fresh, light and truly tasty. You must try... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

EVERYTHING we tried was good, the oysters OMG , the boiled shrimp, Outstanding fish tacos and I am picky about fish tacos, great crab cakes, etc.,etc!

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Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us, im sad to say it really disappointed us. My partners starter "chilli soup" was just a bowl of chilli, no problem, he enjoyed it. I had the calamari starter, which was really quite greasy, I couldnt eat it all. This was the start of a theme though. My partner had the Filet Mignon, which... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Georgetown is a great place for shopping and when you are hungry or for beer this place is the right place to stop by. Crab cake is excellent and have lovely beers, real american dining salon, must go place

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

If you are lucky on a nice spring day, when the front windows are open, you will get a seat there and can watch the sidewalk crowds go by. Always something interesting to see. If not, sit at the bar and enjoy the talents and conversations with the bartenders. I enjoy coming here for brunch and the JP Scramble. I'm... More

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New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The place gets good reviews on TA and I'm a little perplexed by that. Family of four. Thought the food was bland and portions were fairly small. All the while, you're paying Georgetown prices. Decent atmosphere, but kinda like eating at a Fridays. Just OK. Given choices around Georgetown, wouldn't go back.

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Usa, Japan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I went two times and both times I had a good dinner. Great atmosphere, great service, good food, maybe a bit expansive.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Seeing the raw bar advertised outside left me hopeful, yet at the end of the day, left disappointed. First the good: The service was good. We had great service, thanks to a very friendly young lady with a great attitude and smile. The happy hour specials are decent, with $1.50 oysters, $3.00 drafts. However, the food was extremely average. The... More

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