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“Favorite Coffee Shop in DC”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Pound the Hill

Pound the Hill
Ranked #1,562 of 3,196 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Transit: Eastern Market Metro - Orange/Blue
Description: Pound The Hill is a popular neighborhood bistro & wine bar serving New American Comfort Cuisine. With Chef Brad at the helm, Pound The Hill takes classic comfort dishes from across the States and across the world and serves them up with a delicious twist. International and regional influences are reflected in every dish, but flavor always take precedence over authenticity! Choose from a great selection of carefully hand-picked craft beers and boutique wines to complement your meal, all served in a casual yet intimate bistro atmosphere just blocks from the Capitol.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Favorite Coffee Shop in DC”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Pound is my favorite coffee shop in DC! The nutella lattes are amazing! I always go here when I am in the Eastern Market area!

  • Visited June 2013
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Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A great dining experience”
Reviewed May 25, 2013

We had a sampler dinner, so we tasted a half dozen items. All were outstanding and original. The atmosphere was fantastic. We ate outside in their intimate patio (this in the heart of DC). The wine was first rate and reasonably priced, the service friendly and fast. The inside venue has great character with brick walls and attention to detail. Pound is a coffee shop by day and a restaurant by night. My wife and I have eaten there a number of times and were never disappointed. What else can I say? I recommend Pound highly.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Jfwillott
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Versatile and Charming Capitol Hill Dining”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

If you are in DC during the day visiting the Capitol, there is no better venue to grab a cup of coffee than this neighborhood favorite. As an added bonus, their lunch menu features an assortment of dishes representing comfort food across the globe, including a section of grilled cheeses that rank among the finest in the city. Pound the Hill is probably best known for their Nutella coffees which are consistently rated highly by denizens of Capitol Hill. While there are a number of places to dine for dinner in the Capitol Hill area, Pound the Hill captures the market for individuals looking for a light, romantic dinner at extraordinarily reasonable prices for the neighborhood.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank travelguy2013
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Lansing, Michigan
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464 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
“Ok place”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Used a groupon here and glad i did. Food portions were small and bland. Some food came to us cold unheated but they did throw in a dessert for the problem. No extras with the dishes.Bread was plain and no coffee becaause it was too late? 6pm? Service was attentive .

  • Visited April 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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158 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Valentine's Day treat”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Perfect for a fun and different Valentine's dinner. One couple even got engaged! Loved the tasting menu - full of things that I would not otherwise eat, but that I enjoyed. Great wine pairings, too.

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank kadels_s
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