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2453 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009 (Adams Morgan)
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Ranked #405 of 2,722 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $22
Sun - Wed 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American, Diner
Neighborhood: Adams Morgan
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Waldorf, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Spacious spot with plenty of comfort food to pick from. I love coming here early mornings for some coffee and home fries.

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121 reviews 121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Saw this place on a list of top pancakes in DC, and I am a pancake freak so I had to come try them out. Really nice and quiet on a Wednesday morning. Our server was nice, quick and understood exactly what we wanted. They were flexible enough to accommodate to our taste. This is what we had: -Customized omelet... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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223 reviews 223 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food here is solid. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Not exceptional, but all very good. The service is nice. It's great for a neighborhood hangout. I wouldn't make a trip across town, but I would certainly drop in. Often.

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Richmond, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Huge selection of breakfast items at reasonable prices. The Challah French toast and berries was heavenly and the Croque and Dagger also hit the spot. Its a busy place, but the service is fast and friendly.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Great late night food. Reasonable prices. Good vegetarian options. Friendly and professional staff. Overall, highly recommended!

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The diner is exactly what you need on a Sunday morning. If you think, I would like to go to a classic diner, then this is the place to go in Washington, friendly staff, fair prices and a good diner menu.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

No shortage of places to eat in this older part of DC, but The Diner is a nice place. The staff don't have the attitude often found in standard diners, and the food is wholesome and very reasonable.

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new york
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great breakfast but beware this is a neighborhood favorite. You might have to brave the crowds. Coffee is great and the omelets are substantial. Best part - tater tots....who doesn't love tater tots.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

After trying out lots of places in DC, we found The Diner after touring. It was a great find. We had breakfast. Best breakfast we had in DC. Omelets were great. Will definitely put this on my list for future visits.

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Urdorf, Switzerland
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103 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

On our final night in Wasington I wanted to experience an authentic diner dinner, so when a local friend of ours asked us what we wanted for dinner and I told him we'd like to have dinner in a diner, he took us to this place. It had all the individual aspects of a diner, open kitchen/grill, shakes, booth-tables, burgers,... More 

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Additional Information about The Diner

Address: 2453 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
Phone Number: 202.232.8800
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Adams Morgan
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 6:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 6:30 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
Cuisine: American, Diner

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