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Justin's Cafe



1025 First St SE
Washington, DC 20003

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(202) 652-1009

  • Sun - Thu 11:30am - 1:00am
  • Fri - Sat 11:30am - 2:00am

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Bars, Cafes


4.5 of 5.0 from 77 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Justin's Cafe Reviews

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  • Greg D.I'm a sucker for the grilled cheese and cup of soup, especially on rainy days. Their sandwiches generally are on point.

    55555 by Greg D.


  • J JService great had prosciutto,fig sandwich. Outstanding. Wife had BBQ pork on Onion bun. Loved it

    55555 by J J


  • Gavin S.Excellent chorizo nachos!

    55555 by Gavin S.


  • Johanna E.The food isn't going to knock your socks off, but it's good for the cost! Generous portions, especially the salads.

    55555 by Johanna E.


  • Jake SchwartzRutledge on a wrap with sautéed onions and sweet potato fries...so good every time

    55555 by Jake Schwartz


  • Scron JThe wraps - and the beer!

    55555 by Scron J


  • Jake SchwartzBest little bar in navy yard. The Rutledge is my go to meal in a pinch, great bottled beer but their pizzas are okay. Bartenders are attentive and provide good conversation

    55555 by Jake Schwartz


  • Diana KWhite pizza is great!

    55555 by Diana K


  • Wilfredo GA small gem that serves amazing pizzas. Love the Gadsen! Staff is friendly and inviting. Everytime im in town on business, I have to pop in.

    55555 by Wilfredo G


  • Matt S.Old bay wings!

    55555 by Matt S.


  • Adam HallThe pizza is great, and the wings are amazing!

    55555 by Adam Hall


  • David LProgressive happy hour. Drafts $3 from 4-6pm. Cannot be beat!

    55555 by David L


  • John S.Use cash. Pizza not worth it. Wings are ok. Beer is good. Good for a nats game.

    33333 by John S.


  • Yetta B.Worth checking out especially if you're near the area. It's small, yet intinmate! Perfect for lunch or directly after work cocktails w/o the city's propaganda (hoopla)!

    55555 by Yetta B.


  • Melissa Y.Great bartenders!

    55555 by Melissa Y.


  • Amanda F.The Bloody Mary is delicious. The sweet potato fries are delicious. But together, they're a taste disaster. Pick regular fries w/ the mary or a vodka cran w/ the s. p. fries, but do not combine them.

    55555 by Amanda F.


  • K M.Delicious, inexpensive brunch, but we must have come on an understaffed day because it took an hour to get eggs w/side of bacon and fresh fruit! Staff was apologetic, but wouldn't come here for food.

    33333 by K M.


  • Paige B.Um, HELLO? If you have 3-4 blocks to walk home and you're concerned about MAKING it....they're so damned helpful they'll feed you a pita after closing time to make sure there's something in your BELLY

    33333 by Paige B.


  • Jon A.Cool little dive.

    55555 by Jon A.


  • Alex M.Awesome happy hour, even better music.

    55555 by Alex M.


  • Kenneth K.Has a progressive happy hour until 8 on weekdays

    55555 by Kenneth K.


  • Erik M.Get the table by the front window for some of the best people watching in the city

    55555 by Erik M.


  • Nathan N.This place has the absolute best bartenders in the world. They have the best advice, just tell them your problems! It's like free full-service therapy.

    55555 by Nathan N.


  • Tequila N.The Radcliffe is awesome.....A

    55555 by Tequila N.


  • Angela D.The old bay wings are my fave.

    55555 by Angela D.


  • Rebecca S.The pizza and sandwich options are fantastic. Good spot for pre/post game food/drink, but space is limited.. Best when the weather is nice and the outside patio space can be used.

    55555 by Rebecca S.


  • Ilene L.Must get sweet potato fries. Sprinkled with sugar for a surprise taste.

    55555 by Ilene L.


  • Mike S.The Radcliffe with pasta salad is my go to. Could eat this every day. Start off with an order of the house guac and chips and you'll keep coming back for more!

    55555 by Mike S.


  • Qiana M.The Dry Old Bay Wings and Sweet Potato Fries are awesome!

    55555 by Qiana M.


  • Arielle D.The food presentation here was amazing. Food was good, service was okay.

    55555 by Arielle D.


  • Kristen H.Get the Rutledge. You won't go wrong. Definitely the best sandwich in Southeast D.C.

    55555 by Kristen H.


  • James S.Try the bottomless mimosas!

    55555 by James S.


  • Ben F.Small, loud, surly bartenders. There's gotta be a better bar than this around Nats Park.

    33333 by Ben F.


  • Matt K.Wings, pizza and Racer 5. Can't lose.

    55555 by Matt K.


  • Billy K.These sweet potato fries are amazing!

    55555 by Billy K.


  • Samantha L.Try the went worth pizza with chicken and tomato basil soup :)

    55555 by Samantha L.


  • WomplyJustin's Cafe has partnered with Womply to offer $19 cash back after 3 visits

    33333 by Womply


  • Lorie M.My Vermont coworkers love this place! The salads are great and very generous.

    55555 by Lorie M.


  • WomplyJustin's Café has partnered with Womply to offer $19 cash back after 3 visits

    33333 by Womply


  • WomplyJustin's Cafe has partnered with Womply to offer $19 cash back after 3 visits!

    33333 by Womply


  • Monet F.Best bloody Marys ever! And the prices are right for brunch.

    55555 by Monet F.


  • Robert L.Allie and I suggest the butternut squash soup! Phenomenal!

    55555 by Robert L.


  • Molly F.Try the pizza and sweet potato fries. Also the staff is the great.

    55555 by Molly F.


  • Joe G.When youre here, youre drunk

    33333 by Joe G.


  • John D.Ask for Joe. He's very avante guard!

    55555 by John D.


  • Troy T.If Joe says no he really means yes....its just the way things are

    22222 by Troy T.


  • Troy T.Be sure to bring your male ponytail counterpart - they're so hot in LA right now

    55555 by Troy T.


  • John D.Graphic t-s galore

    55555 by John D.


  • John D.Completely empty as usual

    11111 by John D.


  • Jon D.It's ok for Nats games, certainly better than the characterless places on Half St. Not much seating though but have some interesting beers

    55555 by Jon D.


  • Raevyn W.Delicious pizzas, great selection of beer, awesome waitresses.

    55555 by Raevyn W.


  • Alan H.Try the wings, then try the pizza. Oh hell, everything's good.

    55555 by Alan H.


  • Ore F.Love the wings.

    55555 by Ore F.


  • Pete L.Get the bells oberon, the bombass best blonde wheat ever

    55555 by Pete L.


  • Sean G.Best sweet potato fries ever!

    55555 by Sean G.


  • Alan V.Best beer on tap!! Pizza is a killa!!

    55555 by Alan V.


  • Shelly N.LOVE the Sweet Potato Fries!

    55555 by Shelly N.


  • MikeJoe is amazing! Food is great and the beer cold! Love the atmosphere and right around the corner from the apartment

    55555 by Mike


  • Morgan K.Potato Soup. Do it.Also, I've never tasted better ranch dressing ... How do they do it?

    33333 by Morgan K.


  • Kevin C.Get the Bison burger. NOT on the menu but listed on chalkboard. Yummmm!

    55555 by Kevin C.


  • Vladimir G.The tomato basil soup is the best thing when it's really cold outside. Delicious soup!!!

    55555 by Vladimir G.


  • ArdosiOMG the Bison Burger is one of the best I've had in the nation. From me, that's saying something. Eat it. Now.

    55555 by Ardosi


  • ChristinaThey know that you are limited in the area. My friends and I waited over an hour for our food. They offered only excuses. Lame.

    22222 by Christina


  • GingerLatteTry the Wentworth pizza with sausage and pepperoni. Delish!

    55555 by GingerLatte


  • Jen K.Great little place, but wow does it get packed pre-game! Good for them...

    55555 by Jen K.


  • Jeff R.You can't go wrong with the pizzas, bison Burger, and the Rutledge(grilled chkn on ciabatta)

    55555 by Jeff R.


  • Bill AIf you're here for happy hour, you cannot beat the Red Rye drafts for 3, 4, or 5 dollars. Such a win.

    55555 by Bill A


  • Lee W.Dale's Pale Ale. Drink it. Enjoy it. The East Bay pizza is pretty awesome too.

    55555 by Lee W.


  • Kim C.The food isn't great, but they do have boiled peanuts!

    33333 by Kim C.


  • Mandy J.They just added outdoor seating, so grab a table on the sidewalk and enjoy the people-watching on the way to Nats games.

    55555 by Mandy J.


  • TamirAway from game times, a friendly staff makes this a nice neighborhood place.

    55555 by Tamir


  • Michele L.Yum to Elliot Ness amber!

    55555 by Michele L.


  • toluEastbay Pizza was great. And they actually have good beers for decent prices.

    55555 by tolu


  • Gina Jtry any of the pizzas, simple yet gourmet at the same time!

    55555 by Gina J


  • keith PMy girlfriend and I had high hopes as justins is the only (real) restaurant in the are but we were really underwhelmed.

    33333 by keith P


  • Pat D.What place won't let people in at 12:20am on a Saturday??? So lame!!!

    22222 by Pat D.


  • Justin T.Try one of their quality craft beers. If it's the spring/summer, look to see if they have Bell's Oberon.

    55555 by Justin T.


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