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Wisemiller's Deli

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1236 36th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-2627
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Laurel, Maryland
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is a very small deli/convenience store near Georgetown University. Great place to grab a quick bite to eat if in the area and you don't want to sit-down or deal with all the foot traffic on M Street. Service is fast, food is very good and portions are large without being overwhelming. Good value, especially considering the location.

Thank MarkLaurel
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the chicken madness and it's just not my style. I don't get the hype. At least the bag of chips and sandwich were cheap. The place was busy so I know my opinion is in the minority.

Thank chilady34
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Classic Georgetown University stomping grounds. The sandwiches here are pretty cheap and made to order. While the Chicken Madness is the most famous choice (and it is delicious), the Hot Chick is absolutely the best thing on the menu. Fried chicken with Muenster, cayenne, tomato, and this incredible parmesan pepper sauce. What's not to like?

Thank cmlamour
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

That's the signature sandwich. You can't eat it daily and maintain a healthy heart and weight, but it is such a finger-licking good treat. Wise's is a Georgetown tradition. Just don't buy a suitcase of Natural Light like the kids do.

Thank Mark R
Toronto, Ontario
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124 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

My wife and I were walking around Georgetown and while I was checking out the Exorcist stairs, she found this little gem for lunch. She had the "Chicken Madness" chicken sub (which she really adored) and I had the "Taste of NY" pastrami sub for $7.50 each. Both come with a small bag of chips and a pickle spear. They... More 

Thank ChrisfromTO
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

If you are from Georgetown, than you will know about this spot, because once you taste this sub, you will literally drop Morton's for the evening and come here to eat this beauty. It's an insiders' spot. You really don't get it until you come here, you grab that sub (was made the same way when I was in college... More 

Thank Tiberius V
New Orleans, Louisiana
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Had to lave a plug for Wisemiller's. Quaint little grocery store in the heart of Georgetown. GREAT philly cheese sandwiches, made fresh on the grill. Saw me through many all-nighters!

Thank Allyy504
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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198 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Wisey's as it is commonly referred to is a Georgetown institution . Said to have been frequented by one of GU's most famous students, Former President Bill Clinton, the market and takeout near GU is a real find. My son's two favorite sandwiches there are the burger madness and the chicken madness in that order. Chicken madness is said to... More 

Thank Hollin D
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Half convenience/grocery store and half sandwich shop, this Georgetown staple is famous for their Chicken Madness sandwich: hot peppers, grilled chicken, and cheese on a hoagie with spices that make it a must-try. Tip: when you're in the area, call ahead to place your order. It will be ready within 10-20 minutes.

Thank Eli G
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I attended Georgetown University and at one time lived at Wisey's, er... across the street from Wisey's. The deli sits effectively on campus across the street from a set of dorms and classroom buildings in a small building on a one way street. In 4 years at school, I successfully ate through the entire menu at least trice and was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Fast Food, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 36th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-2627
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighborhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: 202-333-8254

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