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Open City

2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622 (Upper Northwest)
202-332-2331
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Ranked #145 of 2,623 restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bloomington, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We chose this place for brunch on a busy saturday and by-passed the long wait list as there were only 2 of us (potentially longer wait times for larger parties). The ambiance is simple and care-free- the large garage-style doors were open making the patio seem to extend into the actual restaurant. At least for breakfast, they offer all the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Had breakfast here while visiting Washington D.C. The food was delicious an fresh. The noise level was extremely loud so don't plan on having a conversation while eating.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Quirky and lively cafe/restaurant with a good vibe. Nice outdoor seating area for people watching in nice weather. Excellent breakfast and good variety of freshly prepared salads. Something for everyone.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

My son and I grabbed an early breakfast here before heading out for the day. He ordered the French toast. I had scrambled eggs, toast, sausage and hash browns. Everything was good. The orange juice seemed to be fresh-squeezed! We're from Florida, and we're picky about our juice. This was really good juice, better than the premium brand we usually... More

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THE NORTH
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

It was very popular among locals and tourists and sometimes we had to queue to get in. The food and service was really good, we tended to grab some breakfast on the way to the Metro station..

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

friendly staff, great food, beer & coffee! great buzzing atmosphere and delicious food (especially the blueberry pancakes)

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Albuquerque
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Went to breakfast right before a major presentation and was very positively impressed by the cool set up, the friendly and quick staff, the nice espresso, and the good omelet. Didnt make it back that trip but will likely remember for next trip

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

The food was really good, service too, extremely busy place indeed. Wouldn't say fine dining or dress up, but you won't leave hungry. Sweet potato fries were to die for. Great chow!

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USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a local favorite and all I tried was their white pizza...very soggy and not crispy as I like it.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A hardy menu, unbelievable breakfast menu. Always busy. Good looking staff - with excellent service!! We've been there more than once and this place is great every time!! just across the street from the Marriott and the Omni, and about 2 minutes walking distance to metro makes it convenient too! You wont leave hungry!!

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