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Peacock Café
Peacock Café
  • Address:
    3251 Prospect Street NW
    Washington, DC 20007
    Neighborhood:
    Georgetown
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $30 and under

Peacock Café Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.peacockcafe.com
  • Phone: (202) 625-2740
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch - Brunch: Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00pm; Brunch: Saturday – Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday-Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm Friday-Saturday 5:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Persian, International
  • Executive Chef: Maziar Farivar
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact the restaurant for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Manager (202) 625-2740
  • Entertainment: Peacock Cafe invites guests to take advantage of their 50% discounts on bottles of wine from a selected list on Monday and Tuesday nights. Happy hour also calls for great value every weekday from 4pm to 7pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Wisconsin
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: There are 2 parking lots next to the restaurant as well as street parking.
A word from Peacock Café
Maziar Farivar, Chef/Proprietor serves contemporary American cuisine with flavors of around the world in an elegant, comfortable & cosmopolitan setting. Celebrating over 22 year Anniversary in Georgetown, Peacock Cafe is a dining experience not to be missed when in Georgetown. In addition to our wonderful lunch menu, we do offer a selection of our popular breakfast items as well on weekdays (11am-4pm). Chef Maziar, on dinner menu offers a greater variety of small plates and entrees from contemporary American to small selection of Contemporary Iranian (Persian) dishes.
Enjoy a comprehensive wine list from boutique wineries to large labels and fabulous signature cocktails from the bar to compliment your dining experience.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The menu is amazing. There were so many great choices, it was difficult to decide what to eat. The service is very good! I admire restaurants that don't rush you and don't clear anyone's dishes until everyone in the party is finished eating their food. Excellent and healthy juices and smoothies are a must!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Disappointed with my entree. The lamb dish had one piece of lamb in it and it was the size of a gumball. If they were out of the dish they could have simply said so. At $24 for the entree alone it was disappointing."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I took my mom here for lunch and the tomato bisque soup is SO delicious. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The food is great at Peacock Café but the juice bar option is a nice change from the regular iced tea or soda options for lunch beverages. Loved it!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Average food in great location. Service average, food selection std. Could sue a refresh to the menu."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Loved the calamari. Brought my young kids here for an early dinner and the restaurant was ver accommodating. All in all enjoyed the food and experience."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We often go to The Peacock Cafe. Great service, neighborhood feel. Food is great, good menu. For this occasion it was a lunch meeting. Wanted to make a good impression, and we did."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "A diverse menu, even at brunch, will meet the needs of breakfast lovers or lunch lovers! One page of fruity, healthy smoothies tempts you right away with a great way to kick off a meal. If you prefer wine or a morning cocktail, they have that too! The Blueberry Island smoothie was perfect for me. We had the smoked salmon benedict, which was actually served on a bit of baguette or roll instead of the usual english muffin...loved it! Eggs were cooked perfectly and it was served with their beautiful shoestring fries that everyone craves. I had the salmon patty on a green salad with a light citrus dressing and red quinoa that hit the spot with me. It was served with two housemade crostinis. The salmon patty was delicious and a generous size."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "great food. I go here often. Staff attentive. If you need to talk without shouting this is also the place."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My friend and I had trouble deciding what we wanted to order from the extensive menu. It all looked so good! So we decided to order a bunch of small plates. Everything was so delicious!"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Amazing outdoor space for brunch. Ordered salmon eggs Benedict and corned beef hash. Both excellent. Only comment would be one of the eggs on both dishes were overlooked so when you break into the yolk, the yolk was completely cooked instead of poached. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "The food was very bland, lacking flavors. Initially, the server was attentive; however, as the evening went on, the quality of service degraded. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Incredible service and delicious food! I highly recommend!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "The food was delicious, however the service was only fair. Our appetizers arrived and before we put out forks down to finish ,our main courses appeared . No attention was paid to us . When we finally received the check no one bothered to pick it up , we left leaving it on the table."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Peacock Cafe is an enjoyable place, but the entrees fall a little flat for some reason. I recommend the appetizers and drinks. This was our second visit and we dined outside, which took advantage of the beautiful day and a bit of the hustle and bustle of Georgetown, but suffered a bit from the loud, itinerant ramblings of an (apparently) homeless guy ambling back and forth across the street. Service was friendly but a bit on the slow side."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I'd only been here at lunchtime before, so I wasn't sure what to expect. Everyone in our party was delighted with the food and the ambiance. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I go here often for lunch at work. The service and food is always good. It's nice to sit outside (even though it can be a little loud when trucks go by or stop to make deliveries on Prospect St). It can be loud inside, unless you get a table just to the left of the entrance in the alcove. Co-owner Shahab Farivar is often at the host stand or visiting tables and is as nice a restauranteur as you'll ever meet. Oh, and you can get breakfast all day!"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Went with a group of 6 and had enjoyable evening. Food was very good and the service was also good. Restaurant noise level a bit high and not conducive to group conversations. That being said, I would still recommend to friends, but perhaps just 3/4 at a time."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "My friends and I eat at the Peacock Cafe every year before we go on the Georgetown Garden Club tour. It has always been such a lovely experience. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The tomato bisque is the best in the entire city. I order it as a starter and for dessert ."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "After hearing great things about this restaurant, I decided to take my mom out for brunch. We were extremely pleased with our experience at Peacock Cafe. Despite how busy the restaurant was, we were able to get outdoor seating, which was very comfortable. We appreciated our attentive service and the delicious food- we both had the eggs benedict Chesapeake and two passion fruit bellinis, which were on point. Thank you for providing such a lovely atmosphere and great service, it is really appreciated. "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Great place for weekend brunch off the menu. We enjoyed the outdoor seating. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Great place to eat in Georgetown. It is off the main strip, which makes outdoor dinning more enjoyable. The food was great and the service was outstanding. Outdoor dining is street side, and can be a bit noisy. Inside is very nice and quiet. Kid friendly service and menu. We had a great experience and would recommend this place to anyone."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "While the food was actually very delicious (we had a series of their small plates), the service really put a damper on our evening at Peacock. Throughout the meal we were ignored by three different servers despite the place being pretty empty. We were the only table that didnt receive bread with our meal and found it very difficult to get refills on drinks or place additional orders. Thankfully, we weren't in a rush. I wish it would have been a better experience, since the food was good, but I can't say I'd go back. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "i have never enjoyed an imaginative menu blended juices or the food like THIS ONE!"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "I would not recommend it at lunch time as it is incredibly noisy!"
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "This is my favorite restaurant! The food is always delicious and the service is outstanding! I highly recommend the nachos as an appetizer! "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I dine at Peacock Cafe often and it never disappoints. My last experience there was my favorite. My friend and I ordered their special fish of the day and it was fantastic. Everyone enjoyed their entrees and the friendliness of the wonderful staff. If you are traveling to Georgetown, this restaurant is a must!!! "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Everything went fine. I was immediately seated, with courtesy. The service, albeit slow, was overall good and friendly. The food as well was good and a nice red Montepulciano d'Abbruzzo accompanied it by the hand. Therefore, a good experience although far from a thrilling one. I believe I will go back with the hope of finding somewhere that spark that would make it a memorable experience."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Good variety of dishes. Well prepared. Good service. Good ambience."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Acquiring reservations was not difficult. Nice crowd present which is always a good sign. Menu was different on Open Table vs what we were handed. That made it somewhat frustrating because I base my reservations on what I can eat (gluten intolerance). I ordered a salmon meal from the menu and our waiter actually suggested one that was not on the menu but was very good. It came with sweet potato discs and I believe Asparagus and some balsamic soaked baby onions. All very good flavor. My husband had a pasta dish with grilled chicken that he said was good and kids had burgers and shoestring fries. Overall good meals for everyone and waiter seemed to be knowledgable about gluten intolerance, which is nice!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Last minute find for us to have dinner on a Saturday night, turned out to be one of our best meals for the trip. Staff was attentive but not annoying, waiter was outstanding I hailed our taxi when we were ready to leave. Above and beyond good service."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Try one of their smoothies or juices if you go for brunch- very flavorful and fresh! My eggs Benedict was slightly overcooked and another friend'a bacon was a bit dry, but otherwise everyone really seemed to enjoy their meal."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Great service and nice to sit outside in such a quaint neighborhood."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "We were visiting from out of town and they did an excellent job of accommodating our group of 10. Most people there were locals who seemed to regarded it as one of their favorite local restaurants."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Went to Peacock cafe during Persian new year to celebrate and the wonderful Persian items were delicious. Nice addition to the menu. Love half price wine bottle night on Monday too!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "I ordered the rib eye which came out tender on the inside with a little toughness on the edges the way I like it. Tasted great! The standout on the dish was the cabernet reduction sauce. That added a sweet taste that I’d not tried with a tender cut of beef before. The “peacock” fries were a bit of a disappointment. Tiny shredded potato type fries, I was hoping for something more elegant, or hearty to accompany a steak. Overall very good 3.5 stars. My date tried the shrimp and lobster, spinach tagliatelle, it was very good. 4 stars. We finished with the carrot cake, suggested by our waiter, who was excellent for the duration of our meal. It came out with a sliced strawberry, a dash of fresh cream and a scoop of cinnamon ice cream. 5 stars!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "We celebrated the 26th birthday of our son at Peacock cafe. Sunday's brunch menu is fabulous! Good eggs, quinoa has raisins in it for just the right level of sweetness, and the fruit/veggie smoothies are healthy and tasty. Try it."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "We love this place for lunch and the smoothies are great and refreshing!!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Had reservations before the dinner hour. We were seated right away. Our server was friendly, made suggestions and was very professional. The atmosphere is very nice being industrial. Food was wonderful. One can tell they use fresh ingredients. Will definitely go back next time in Georgetown"
    Dined on 2/15/2014