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Old Europe Restaurant

) #145 of 2,579 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ German, European,
2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
+1 202-333-7600
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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German, European, Austrian, Central European
$$ - $$$
2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
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81 - 90 of 233 reviews

Reviewed July 15, 2015

We love German food, but not this German food. We were very disappointed in the quality and taste of our dinner. I had the Sauerbraten meal which was almost too salty to eat. The red cabbage was mushy and the spaetzle was dry. My husband...More

1  Thank gusmmp
Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had lunch here and enjoyed it thoroughly. I had chicken schnitzel with potato pancakes and salad. My husband had the special meatloaf with sides and dessert. Our total was less than $30. The food was excellent, fresh, hot and very tasty. The service was...More

2  Thank Robin B
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Its an amazing place with amazing service! Real german food, expetecular kassler, a lot of beer options! Its fully recomended!

Thank GuFM84
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

A solid, good restaurant. The service was outstanding, the food well prepared, served promptly and hot. A wide variety of German dishes on the menu, most traditional items. Very good draft beer, cold and flavorful. Price/value was very good. The proprietor had several loud birthday...More

Thank J D
Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love this place. It's like stepping back in time. My friend, who has lived in Washington since the 1950's, said it was there when SHE was a girl. The food was great, as was the service. The only drawback is that it's close enough...More

Thank ryan61562
Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went to this resturant to celebrate my birthday. My son made the reservations telling them we would be a party of 4 plus a highchair. When we arrived they had our table ready and the highchair was already in place. When they took our...More

Thank Michael3735
Reviewed June 29, 2015

The food we had seemed okay but nothing more. The ambiance was very traditional Bavarian beerhall. The entertainment was nice - a couple playing the accordeon and guitar and singing. The waitresses were charming, especially the one who talked to us awhile about her German...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed June 26, 2015

Never been to DC so my wife and I went there after visiting Baltimore. We ended up in Georgetown within walking distance of this wonderful place! We loved everything about it. From the authentic outfits of the waitresses to the clocks, crests, etc. The ambiance...More

Thank JJBAX073
Reviewed June 19, 2015

We visited Old Europe Restaurant for a late lunch on Sunday. June 14. We had read countless reviews praising the restaurant's food and atmosphere. We came to the Old Europe with very high expectations, and we WERE NOT DISAPPOINTED! HANDS DOWN THE BEST GERMAN FOOD...More

Thank BANNING2015
Reviewed June 18, 2015

Been there above Georgetown on Wisc Ave for at least 50 years. The menu is German ... ya. if you like German food.. you'll love this place. And the wine and beer is good. Ambience.. you'll feel like your in Germany. ( Accept you don't...More

Thank Sure_122
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May 7, 2017|
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Response from Alex H | Property representative |
Parking is available on Wisconsin Avenue and 37th Street behind us. Northbound lanes after 630pm are okay when rush hour is over. Meter does not need to be fed! 37th Street is unrestricted after 8pm, before that its good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $20
German, European, Austrian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-7600
  • E-mail
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