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The Front Page Restaurant & Grill

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Dupont Circle
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1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20036
Dupont Metro South Entrance/Exit.
202-296-6500
Today
11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Front Page DC, opened in 1985, has been serving DC's socialites for...
The Front Page DC, opened in 1985, has been serving DC's socialites for decades! We pride ourselves on prompt, friendly service, excellent food, long happy hours, and bountiful brunches. We have won DC's best happy hour and voted TOP 10 spots to Brunch. We have been known for our affordable pricing, including our famous $9 lunch specials. We offer insane specials including our half priced burger nights with trivia on Tuesdays and our biggest night of the week...Taco Thursday's with a free taco bar starting at 5 pm and $2 Coronas. The Front Page has always been family owned and operated, and we have always treated our restaurants like our home. We welcome you to our restaurant, and we hope you feel like you are home while you are here. Cheers, Alex Heidenberger
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Bar scene
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent!

We went to Front Page to celebrate my brother's birthday weekend. This is my second time visiting this restaurant. The first time, I only had drinks. It was one of the many places we visited that weekend. The food was okay, the drinks were good and the bartender at the back bar was excellent... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Livy M
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Brooklyn, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Falls Church, Virginia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our group was meeting at the bar area around Happy Hour. The 'dance' music at the bar, sans dance floor, was so loud that it was nearly impossible to carry on a conversation across a small table. Repeated requests to lower the volume not acted on. In addition to the loud music the ambient noise of people raising their voices... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We went to Front Page to celebrate my brother's birthday weekend. This is my second time visiting this restaurant. The first time, I only had drinks. It was one of the many places we visited that weekend. The food was okay, the drinks were good and the bartender at the back bar was excellent. Our reservations were messed up and... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was an extremely crowded place when we visited the restaurant. Service was very slow then but drinks came pretty good. Food was little disappointing considering the price we paid.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Went on a Sunday early afternoon for brunch. It was very, very crowded but the hostesses kept things moving and were helpful to me as I had my name on the list but my friend was delayed. We ordered off the menu. My friend had Eggs Benedict and I had the breakfast burrito. Both were very good.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stopped here for a beer while exploring Dupont Circle area. Fun bartenders and patrons. Going back for sure!

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Ottawa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

At a recent dinner, my friend and I found the food disappointing. We both had one of the specials but the steaks were quite gristly and the sauce was a little too thick and heavy. The prices were good: $20 for the steak, with asparagus and mashed potatoes, paired with wine at $3 a glass. The acoustics were dreadful; it... More 

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Hartsdale, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Went there on a Saturday night with my college student daughter and it was a lively, boisterous place to watch some playoff football and enjoy a decent meal with a beer or two.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We ate in the front part of the restaurant (closest to Dupont Metro Station) and it was a nice place, but very loud. We were there around the time for happy hour and it looked like a lot of younger people getting off work to enjoy a drink and some apps. There is other seating in the back which seemed... More 

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Maryland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stopped in for lunch last weekend. The waiter asked if this was our first visit and, when told it was, proceeded to launch into a lavish description of several of his favorite dishes. Problem was, most of what he described was not available because we had come during the Brunch session. He took our drink orders and my husband asked... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Coming out of Dupont Circle train station, we heard fans cheering, so went into this bar to watch the Skins game. It's entrance is inside what appears to be an office building, but once you go in to the bar, you get what you came in for. We had nachos, and a pitcher of Miller Lite, and it cost something... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20036
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Metro South Entrance/Exit.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: 202-296-6500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups

Description

The Front Page DC, opened in 1985, has been serving DC's socialites for decades! We pride ourselves on prompt, friendly service, excellent food, long happy hours, and bountiful brunches. We have won DC's best happy hour and voted TOP 10 spots to Brunch. We have been known for our affordable pricing, including our famous $9 lunch specials. We offer insane specials including our half priced burger nights with trivia on Tuesdays and our biggest night of the week...Taco Thursday's with a free taco bar starting at 5 pm and $2 Coronas. The Front Page has always been family owned and operated, and we have always treated our restaurants like our home. We welcome you to our restaurant, and we hope you feel like you are home while you are here. Cheers, Alex Heidenberger
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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