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Trio Restaurant

Dupont Circle
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1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 3:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am
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Leesburg, Florida, USA
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ive been going to Trios for probable 20 years. Never a favorite but just convenient and predictable. New management since I left DC five years ago has improved my opinion greatly. 1; New furnishings on the patio, I doesn't feel like an afterthought any more, indeed it feels slightly Parisian. 2; Greatly improved food...really. The Calamari was finally light with... More 

Thank flipper214
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very nice restaurant with a good selection of dishes. Good food for a reasonable price. And it was walking distance for our hotel.

Thank Rod Y
Columbia, Maryland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Was in town for a wedding and based on reviews, gave this place a try. Had the Mediterranean omelette, hash browns, multigrain toast with coffee. Everything was well prepared, the hash browns were wonderful, just wished for a larger portion. Coffee was above average and service was good. The menu is small. There is both indoor and outdoor seating. Worth... More 

Thank FindingQuiet
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Great cheese pizza! They were open late and delivered through GrubHub! Reasonable prices and good selection! Would definitely eat there again!

Thank Spivey W
Baltimore, Maryland
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a must for any visitor or resident. Great breakfast and other fare. Fun old time DC joint. Go on and try it.

Thank Mark Z
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend was in the area and we thought we would try this place to eat. It was cheap and the food was amazing, best place we had eaten in, in Washington, and that's saying something as my boyfriend is a chef. The calamari was to die for! The staff are very nice and lovely too. Would go... More 

Thank paige-chanel s
United States
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, I made the mistake of ordering from this establishment. Poor quality food, bad preparation, mediocre service. I will not go back.

1 Thank Marcopolo20th
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were hanging out in DC for the day. Another friend recommended Trio so we decided to give it a try. It wasn't that busy when we arrived so we were seated right away. (You have the option of indoor or outdoor seating). We ordered Rum Punches as our drinks and they were delish . The bartender... More 

Thank Che C
San Diego
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284 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Every gay neighborhood needs a diner and bar as worn and comfortable as your favorite old shoes, and this is it in Dupont Circle. The drinks are strong, the menu predictable, the prices reasonable, the service unobtrusive, the food decent. No complaints, it's a great spot for a tired business traveler to eat his dinner in peace.

Thank Basiluzzo
Waltham, Massachusetts
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466 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We were in DC visiting friends and stopped here for drinks and some appetizers. Both were "ok" but nothing to write home about. The service however was fantastic and friendly. . .and the outside sitting area was terrific and great for people watching.

Thank daksterinwaltham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1537 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: 202-232-6305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?