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New York Cafe

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1425 New York Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20005-2108
+1 202-737-0247
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Talk a walk before an early morning meeting. Found the nice place with a clean, fresh hot bar with lots of variety.

Thank Sherise S
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Needed a quick hot breakfast. Found this place on the way from our hotel to the Washington monument. Good food fast. Breakfast sandwiches or by the lb. many choices.

Thank Sharon W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

I frequented this eatery often during the 6 years I worked in the building; it's still a favorite spot when I get together with former coworkers. A great mom-and-pop shop with a wide selection on the hot buffet tables. The selections changed daily; roast turkey is particularly good as are the standard asian choices. Don't miss the hot ready-to-order sandwiches... More 

Thank Terry S
Clearwater, Florida
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

We stopped in for a quick sandwich at lunch and it was very good. Very nice people who own it and they too great care of us. Stop in.

Thank MD S S
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380 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is just a hole in the wall, but really good. We were in the mood for a Philly cheese steak and really good, plus there are a lot of cafeteria items including chinese, vietnamese and greek. I'd would call the food good to above average in all categories. The chicken was tender, the flavors melded nicely and the bread... More 

Thank Cardiotron
Charleston, South Carolina
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good service..good food. We had a party of 12, with fast and accurate service. For a quick meal, this is the place. Prices run a little below average.

Thank William B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

The food was good, but the store itself needs a lot of work. There were stacks of extra paper goods everywhere as if there was not storage room. The cleanliness leaves a lot to be desired.

1 Thank Terri B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2006

This Italian restaurant is one of the best places for Italian food in which I have ever eaten. And I've been to Italy. We went there with a group of eight people during our five day stay in DC and we all loved it so much that we went back another night. The lasagna was the best I have ever... More 

5 Thank Englishartist

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1425 New York Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20005-2108
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-0247

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