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About Cafe Du Parc

Located next to the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Café du Parc embraces classic French Bistro cuisine with moderate pricing ranging from $8 to $35, serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon “petit plats” (small plates), dinner and casual takeaway items. With dishes such as Moules à la Marinière, and simple, sophisticated décor, Café du Parc is a celebration of classic bistro cuisine and casual fine dining.

The Willard InterContinental’s new Executive Chef, Peter Laufer taps his broad-based knowledge of French culinary traditions and international experience to shape and define Café du Parc’s offerings.
Specializing in the native regional cuisines of Europe, Chef Laufer began his culinary career in several highly rated Gault Millau hotels and restaurants in Germany and Switzerland. He is a member of the American Culinary Federation, the Chaine des Rotisseurs and was President of the Professional Chefs Association of Houston for three years.

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining


Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am- 10:30am
Breakfast:Saturday- Sunday:7:00am -11:00am
Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:30am-2:00pm
Lunch: Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Dinner: Saturday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Brunch Sunday 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Cross Street:
15th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 942-7000


A catered lunch and dinner menu is available as a pick up option for off site events.

Parking Details:
Valet parking is complimentary for restaurant guests during lunch and dinner only. Parking is accessible by use of The Willard InterContinental's valet parking service. Street meter parking is also available.

Public Transit:
5 minute walk from 13th Street Metro Center Station. Various bus stops are within walking distance.

Executive Chef:
Peter Laufer

Private Party Facilities:
Café Du Parc is the perfect place for any celebration or event, be it a birthday, anniversary, holiday, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, wrap party, awards show reception, charity reception, or corporate meeting. Our capable staff is happy to help coordinate your event to ensure it is both effortless and successful.

More information coming soon!

Private Party Contact:
Roosevelt Castilho: (202) 942-7000

Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
On Thanksgiving day we serve a French Cuisine influenced three course menu. for adults and children.

Celebrate Christmas at Cafe du Parc with a specially prepared three course menu for adults and children.

Cafe Du Parc Ratings and Reviews



Overall Rating

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81% would recommend it to a friend

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