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“Decent, but not consistent”
Review of Woodley Cafe

Woodley Cafe
Ranked #596 of 3,237 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $16 - $16
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Jacksonville, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Decent, but not consistent”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We dined here for breakfast during Labor Day weekend, and the service and food was good. However, the next morning we ate here, the service was not as good and we were not nearly as satisfied.

  • Visited September 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful place for breakfast!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

I was looking for a place to have breakfast with my daughter and my grandson. We were driving south on Connecticut Ave., headed for DuPont Circle when my daughter spotted the Woodley Cafe on the other side of the street. It was Sunday morning so I did a quick U-turn and pulled into a parking space right in front of the restaurant. We sat outside for our breakfast. I ordered the Belgian waffle and my daughter ordered the eggs Benedict and we shared our dishes. My waffle was cooked perfectly and wonderfully delicious. The eggs Benedict were superb. The coffee was strong but not bitter. The only problem was the somewhat slow service. It wasn't very busy so there was no reason I could see for the slow service. I had to ask for more coffee even though my cup was clearly empty by the time we got our food. Considering what we spent for breakfast the day before at the Old Ebbit Grill, I found the prices to be very reasonable.

  • Visited August 2013
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Schenectady, New York
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Pretty good”
Reviewed August 9, 2013

For dinner we neglected to mention kid's portion and our 11 year old got an adult meal. (He is a small 11 year old; so I think they should have figure that out) Food good but took a while. For breakfast, service was good but again it took a while for our meal to arrive. Waiter gave us a free drink as a result of the wait.

Visited July 2013
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“Excellent desserts”
Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Excellent service since it wasn't really busy. Waiter was friendly and the televisions weren't as present as in other restaurants. While the quality of the entrees is nothing special we really enjoyed the desserts. I've tasted multiple desserts and especially the Woodley's messy sundae and the Chocolate cake were of high level.

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State College, Pennsylvania
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Poor service”
Reviewed August 6, 2013

The service was poor, the beer was good and the food ok. The waiter didn't seem to like he had to make 2 trips to bring something we feel like having at the time. He wanted us to tell him all we wanted at once so he only had to make one trip. He was disgusted picking the napkins, so he wanted us to pick them for him, but for sure he still wanted the tip

Visited August 2013
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