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The Diner

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Adams Morgan
American, Diner
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2453 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
202.232.8800
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6:30 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 7
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Prices

Called in for dinner one of the days we were stopping in Washington DC and wasn't disappointed. Good food, friendly staff and really good prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
ClaireandPaul85
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Called in for dinner one of the days we were stopping in Washington DC and wasn't disappointed. Good food, friendly staff and really good prices.

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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here today. I had some great chile. My son had a hamburger, and loved it. The service was both fast and friendly. I would recommend this place to friends, and would return myself.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We went here twice for breakfast on two separate trips. Both were very good. It is the perfect place to get some breakfast on the way to the zoo. There is a garage down the street if you can't find street parking. Omlettes, monte cristo, biscuits, and coffee were all great. My daughter had a hot chocolate (yes at breakfast)... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great 24 hour diner in Adams Morgan, with an impressive bar as well. The food is just as good late in the night as it is during the day. Staff is great, and service is very quick.

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Hamilton, Canada
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54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

What a great place! It's a big diner with a patio outside, and has lots of old retro character. The staff were really friendly and the food was not only excellent but pretty cheap! There were lots of great choices on the menu. It's also located in a nice neighbourhood so you can go for a pleasant stroll before/after your... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Brunch at the Diner was an enervating experience. The service from the podium to our server was efficient, swift and very courteous. The food was delicious! My wife had a hamburger which was done perfectly medium rare, accompanied by flavorful tomato, onion and crisp lettuce and hot fries. I had cornmeal breaded catfish, wild rice and coleslaw. Everything was done... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Our first morning as visitors to Washington and needing to see a business in the area, our Cab driver recommended The Diner. Perfect. Typical of what us Brits see as an American Diner with great food and service. A very good start to our stay. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you're looking for an american breakfast with all the trimming, this is probably the place to go. We had the Royal Diner and coffee and there was more than enough food. We paid 34$ in total - very reasonable price and good service

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Rochester, New York
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

On a pleasant sunny morning we were seated at an outside table and enjoyed a relaxing and tasty breakfast. Our waitress was prompt and pleasant and we were served quickly. My son had shrimp with grits and I selected eggs Benedict. I am told my son's meal was very tasty while I found my meal to be acceptable but not... More 

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Miami, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent! Went to the Diner based on previous reviews when in the area and so happy we did. Good prices for amazingly cooked home style food! A+

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2453 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Adams Morgan
  • Neighborhood: Adams Morgan
  • Phone Number: 202.232.8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?