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Cafe Divan

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1834 Wisconsin Ave NW, Georgetown Hill Inn, Washington DC, DC 20007-2301
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Montreal, Canada
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the food here! This small Turkish restaurant in Georgetown offers delicious mezze and main courses. Service was very good, and I would definitely recommend it!

Thank e0910
Washington DC USA
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We've been here several times, first with a friend just back from two years of studying in Istanbul. The restaurant was her idea and it suited us just fine and we've been back several times since. The space is simple and attractive and the food is very good. I particularly like the lamb dishes and vegetarian main and sides. Service... More 

Thank MaryBWashingtonDCUSA
Toronto, Canada
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1,264 reviews
707 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 640 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

For those who want a meal that's a bit different, this is a very good place. My wife and I both had lamb dishes and baked pear for dessert. I began with a soup and she with a mixed appetizer platter. Everything was of high quality, though my lamb on eggplant dish was a bit bland. Wines are available by... More 

1 Thank operalover939
Washington, DC
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261 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

I've been dining here off and on for years for both business and pleasure.The food is consistently good as is the service.

Thank MdTravelerX2
Fairfax, Virginia
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127 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Right across from Safeway on Wisconsin Ave, Cafe Divan offers the most authentic Turkish food in the area according to my Turkish friend. We were greeted by a nice hostess and seated by the window - always a plus for me :) anyone who's helped us throughout the evening was friendly and helpful. We ordered a mixed meze platter for... More 

1 Thank Iulia G
Long Island NY
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

On Wisconsin Ave NW ,in Georgetown, easy access from downtown, and surrounding areas. Have eaten here three times and have not been disappointed. Staff is friendly and very helpful. Food is mostly Turkish cuisine, and is fresh and prepared well.

Thank eews
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

We went there on Saturday morning and hit the lunch menu - I am thinking that was the main mistake. The food was not very Turkish, probably trying to cater to the brunch crowd. It was good but with very small protions. The restaurant was half empty but our waiter arrived to the table in about 10 minutes after we... More 

Thank cuty777
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Very clean, excellent lamb and great Turkish wine. Food different from other middle-Eastern restaurants. Excellent service. Would come back anytime!

Thank Jan A
Omaha, Nebraska
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137 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The location is great and the street view for people watching was entertaining. However the food was very disappointing. Maybe I was unlucky with choosing from the menu. The tomato salad featured mealy tasteless red tomatoes. The chicken kabob was grilled so long it was very very dry and tough. Although the menu described a marinade for the chicken, I... More 

Thank Lynn L
Lafayette, Indiana
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

I went to Divan Cafe in a group of 5. Despite some bad reviewed we decided to go there. At first the prices on the menu seemed a bit high but we decided to stay and order. Two of the meals came after a while and the it took more than 20 minutes for the 3 other meals to arrive!... More 

1 Thank Farshid12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1834 Wisconsin Ave NW, Georgetown Hill Inn, Washington DC, DC 20007-2301
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighborhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: 202-338-1747

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