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“Avoid this Starbucks if you can” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Starbucks

Starbucks
Ranked #109 of 142 Coffee & Tea in Washington DC
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Centurion, South Africa
Level Contributor
164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Avoid this Starbucks if you can”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is terrible Starbucks. A better choice is the one at Washington Harbor, on K St. This one is well-located, on M St. in the heart of Georgetown. But it's crowded, with long lines in the morning. There are just a couple of tables downstairs, some additional seating upstairs, nowhere attractive enough for just hanging out. The service is usually perfunctory. The facility just seems run-down.

All Starbucks serve the same menu, so if you like their coffee and snacks (which I really do) you probably will like their food at any location. What differentiates each Starbucks venue for me is the service and atmosphere. (Note that I drop one star from all Starbucks ratings because they have devalued their loyalty card program so badly. This is not a store-specific issue, although in this case I would have given only one star anyway.)

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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