Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor

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July 27, 2022
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Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness. And when it comes to the most important meal of the day, few people are on the fence about their favorite go-to spots. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants for breakfast in Washington, D.C. on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Tryst Coffee House and Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (245 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2459 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2003
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#29. Lincoln's Waffle Shop

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (997 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 504 10th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1401
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#28. Juniper Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (267 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2401 M St NW Fairmont Hotel Washington DC, Washington DC, DC 20037-1408
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#27. Uptowner Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (108 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 24th M St NW between N 24th St & N 25th St, Washington DC, DC
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#26. Jimmy T'S

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (102 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 501 E Capitol St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1142
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#25. Peacock Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (305 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3251 Prospect St NW Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20007-3243
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#24. Cafe du Parc

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (885 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1047
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#23. Cafe Lombardy

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2019 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-1813
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#22. The Riggsby

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (297 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2501
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#21. Bread Furst

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (182 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4434 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2301
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#20. Open City

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,418 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2331 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2622
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#19. Un Je Ne Sais Quoi

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (100 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, French
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1361 Connecticut Ave NW East side of Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
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#18. KRAMERS

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,281 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1517 Connecticut Ave NW Just Above Dupont Circle NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1103
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#17. Founding Farmers DC

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (7,581 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-3607
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#16. Crimson Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (144 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 627 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3731
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#15. Corner Bakery Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (523 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 500 N Capitol St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1531
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#14. Busboys and Poets

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,068 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2021 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4436
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#13. Whole Foods Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (376 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2201 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2240
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#12. A Baked Joint

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (136 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 440 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2882
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#11. Busboys and Poets

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (671 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 450 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3097
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#10. Wicked Waffle

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (280 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 1712 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-3702
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#9. Unconventional Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (253 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1207 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4375
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#8. Bread & Chocolate - M St. NW

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (404 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2301 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1427
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#7. Lafayette Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (355 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 800 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-4102
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#6. Ted's Bulletin Capitol Hill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,165 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 505 8th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
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#5. west wing cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (470 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 300 New Jersey Ave NW Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20001-2030
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#4. The Pembroke Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (754 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW Dupont Circle Hotel, Washington DC, DC 20036-1204
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#3. Bagels Etc

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (232 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Price: $
- Address: 2122 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1037
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#2. Ted's Bulletin 14th Street

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (801 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1818 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4470
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#1. Commissary

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,429 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1443 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-1907
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