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“Great for breakfast”

Penn' Grille & Cafe
Ranked #812 of 3,298 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
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Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
Reviewed November 30, 2012

This is my go-to place for a late breakfast in the Foggy Bottom area. Very friendly service and a wide variety of options. Simple but tasty eggs over easy, wheat toast, good crisp bacon. Coffee's great, too. Nothing fancy about this place, but you'll get good food at a good price. Lots of lunch options, too. Don't be intimidated by what seems like hundreds of choices. The counter staff will be glad to help you make up your mind.

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Reviewed November 14, 2012

I've been to Penn Grille about a bajillion times and it's always great. The stir-fry is a nice option if you're picky about what you eat since you can add what you want and leave off the rest.. and it's cooked right in front of you! Sandwiches, whether cold or hot, are all made to order. In the winter there is usually a selection of two or three types of soup, and in the summer there is always fresh gazpacho.

I don't like too much bread on my sandwiches, but like their focaccia and they always cut out the center for me! I can recommend the stir-fry, the tuna melt, the egg salad, the turkey with apple, the fruit, the gazpacho.. it's just a great little deli! The owner and staff are also always friendly and glad to see you. They know me by name and always ask how I've been. For DC that's a rarity, but they really care for their customers and it shows.

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Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

U could not get a cheaper breakfast at Mc D's. The breakfast was good and made fresh. If u are in a hurry and trying to b penny wise, check it out.

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Reviewed August 27, 2012

Unique idea to make you own stir fry, then watch as the chef prepares it! Food was good, but pricey for lunch.

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Reviewed July 6, 2012

Great, inexpensive make-your-own stirfry. They have a selection o veggies, proteins and noodles as almost a salad bar. Put in as much of each as you like and they stirfry it for you. Great lunch.

Also have sandwiches, soups, etc, but I ALWAYS get the stirfry.

Thank Amy W
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