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East Street Cafe

50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Unit GE172, Washington DC, DC 20002-4387 (Upper Northwest)
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Ranked #1,152 of 2,676 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Quick service with efficient waiters, mid-priced, "Asian fusion" but primarily Thai. I eat here every two weeks - usually have Spicy Basil or Cilantro fried rice. Noodle dishes are also good. Curries are good - red is the most flavorful even though green is spicier (if you like very spicy I recommend ordering "red but extra spicy/hot") All the other... More

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Boise, Idaho
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I had a tasty meal at the East Street Cafe. Itv was a good choice at Union Station. One can't say much for ambiance but you would not expect it in the setting. It was a bit difficult to navigate the menu, so we stuck to house specialties. I had the Manila pork barbeque and my spouse... More

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League City, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Three of us were walking around Union Station when we happened across East Street Cafe. It was lunch time. We order mini egg rolls as an app which were small but tasty. We each order entrees - hind sight, we didn't each need to. The portions we huge. Everything ordered was freshly prepared and perfect. I had spicy basil chicken,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

As a Korean, I thought something was rather odd when I saw a collection of Korean, Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Phillipino foods. It turns out that my gut feeling was right: this place isn't good at anything, perhaps except for Chinese foods (as it is run by a Chinese management). Pad Thai: bad. Calamari salad: even I could make this... More

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Washington, DC
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332 reviews 332 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

There are many places to eat at Union Station, mostly food court and fast food. East Street is one of a few places where you can sit down at a table and be served by a waiter. The food is Asian, with lots of noodles and rice. I've eaten here a lot, and the food is usually good. Today was... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Still loving East Street Cafe. My wife and I visited again and had yet another good meal. She stayed with her fav, curry tofu. I tried the chicken teriyaki--the sauce was more of a brown sauce and less like teriyaki, but still good.

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Benicia, California
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166 reviews 166 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in today for a late lunch. This was our first time to Union Station. We looked around and chose this restaurant on location - above everything! This is a train station and shopping center, so it is noisy - but a good place to wait for a train! We each ordered a glass of wine,... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This restaurant serves food from all parts of the Asian community. From the name you couldn't guess the type of food. The service was okay nothing spectacular. We started of with fried calamari which look as if the oil hadn't been changed. It was okay. The Shrimp Tempura was so-so because the batter lost its crispness. The Cashew Nut Chicken... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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366 reviews 366 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I think this is a Thai restaurant. My colleague who recommended it and dined with me said that it was a Thai restaurant. But it has an odd name for a Thai restaurant. The restaurant is on the mezzanine overlooking the terminal floor. Sterile would be a good description. The food choices are varied and appear to me to be... More

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

During our two day trip to DC our last stop was to visit Union Station. Of all the choices available East Street Cafe seemed to offer the best variety and a decent price. The menu offered a variety of some of our favorites. We choose the Gyoza and the Tempura appetizers. I was pleasantly surprised to find the Gyoza was... More

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Additional Information about East Street Cafe

Address: 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Unit GE172, Washington DC, DC 20002-4387
Phone Number: 202-371-6788
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Chinese

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