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About Commissary DC

We are a very casual cafe, lounge, liquor, beer and wine bar as well as a coffeehouse and smoothie bar. We serve breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, snacks and a huge selection of desserts. We have a lounge area, outside cafe, strong take-out presence and free wi-fi. We offer a diverse, simple and inexpensive menu; from breakfast all day to Sandwiches, Salads and Pizza all day and night and a dinner selection that kicks in at 5 PM. Wheelchair and Handicap accessible. We accommodate most common food allergies. Happy Hour is available every day from 3-7 PM at the bar and lounge and weekdays on the patio from 4-6 PM.

1443 P St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm, Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 8am - 4pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11am - 5pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 4pm - 10:00pm,Thursday-Saturday: 4pm - 11pm

Cross Street:
Between 14th & 15th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(202) 299-0018

Website:
http://www.commissarydc.com/

Parking Details:
15th & Massachusetts, southwest corner: Monday to Friday, 6 am – 12 am. Closed weekends. $12; 1 Thomas Circle (on M Street): Monday to Friday, 7 am – 8 pm. Closed weekends. $13; Holiday Inn on Thomas Circle: 24 hours, 7 days. $13; Colonial Parking: P St. btwn 14th & 15th next to Lululemon. Washington Plaza – 14th and M Streets

Public Transit:
From Dupont Circle: Walk 5 blocks east on P St. Commissary in on P St. between 15h and 14th.

From U Street/Cardozo: Walk 6 blocks south on 13th St. Take a right and walk one and a half blocks west on P St. Commissary is on P St. between 14th and 15th.

From McPherson Sqaure: Walk 7 blocks north on 14th St. Take a left on P St.

Executive Chef:
Victor Garcia

Private Party Facilities:
Commissary can accommodate groups both large and small for cocktail hours, buffet dinners or seated affairs.

Private Party Contact:
Andy Phan: (202) 617-9869

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Contact Andy Phan, Events Coordinator, aphan@eatwelldc.com

Commissary DC Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.1

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (30)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
Fun (17)
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Comfort Food (14)
Great for Lunch (12)
Happy Hour (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Good Vegetarian Options (11)
Healthy (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Good for a Date (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Cozy (8)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
People Watching (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Vegan (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Authentic (4)
Business Meals (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Great Beer (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Live Sports (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Spicy (2)
Tapas (2)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Romantic (1)
Seasonal (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

One of my favorite restaurants in DC - reasonably priced and plenty of room for big groups. The staff are friendly and understanding. Highly recommend!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Have been there several times, have enjoyed in the past. Good seems to have become less than average, at least my plate. Scrambled eggs not scrambled, more like a small omelet folded over a few times and cool. Chicken sausage hard and cool. Coffee also cool and almost cold. Seems as if everything sat for some time before brought out. Service okay and not stellar. As I said, have been several times. Breakfast for two was $54...I expect better and won’t return.

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·Dined 7 days ago

Highly recommend as a must eat place. My husband and I enjoyed the walk from the Metro station. It was worth it. Yummy and great service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Tapas
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food and even better service! They have a dinner deal for two that is more than enough food (two appetizers, two meals, and a dessert) for $52. We went for dinner and are eager to go back for brunch. I highly recommend!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We enjoyed a good meal and very attentive service at Commisary before we went to see a show at the Studio Theater.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was delicious- love the variety on the menu. The service was fantastic! Great for a big group.

Tags: Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The chicken and cranberry salad had a very pungent taste but the Mac and cheese was delish.

Suggest that you stick Rose’s lime juice for gimlets rather than real limes. Not as sour with Rose’s.

Nice neighborhood vibe!

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Good food for a reasonable price, nice ambiance and good and friendly service!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food; awesome service and cute fun funky atmosphere. Would definitely recommend and return for another visit.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Love that they have actual good options for everyone -- vegan, gluten free, etc. environment is great, service is good. Olivia was our server and she was fab!

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Slow service - staff busy chatting to each other rather than service customers.
Long delay from order to drinks arriving (other tables ordered same drinks after us and received them earlier). No chance to order further drInks later in meal as server did not return.
Meat ordered med-rare, delivered well done, but due to long delay in receiving food did not send back. Appeared they forgot to put order for mains through as had to rask about them and still took further 20mins.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Good food, decent serving. Tables were rather close together so it was not that private. Overall great experience.

Tags: Tapas
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great place for a comfortable dinner. We go here whenever we are in town.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We ate outside. Good people watching. Interesting variety of food at reasonable price. Well prepared and attractive, veg compatible. Excellent service.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

I had two extra ppl and they went out of their way to arrange the seatings with our any problems and the waitress n waiter were awesome. Food was great

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Casual, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Sunday Brunch is wonderful! Our server Sam was very attentive and fabulous! Entrees were great! This is our go to place for Brunch or Lunch. I’ll be back to try Dinner :)

Tags: Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I had their signature brunch dish, potato pancakes, scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. A plus!! Yummy!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great food and service! The tasting menu for 2 is an absolute steal! 2 apps, 2 dinners, - dessert to share and ANY bottle of wine for $75!

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We enjoyed our evening meal at the Commissary. The service and food was very good.

Tags: Fun, Local Ingredients, Casual
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 17, 2017

The food was fresh and delicious! My friend had the maple brined fried chicken and I had the burger. The 1443 P cocktail was phenomenal. I would recommend it to others.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Fun spot for brunch. Butternut squash hash was yummy. Avocado Benedict has a nice tangy Hollandaise. Busy and think the service suffered somewhat because of that. Coffee refills were hard to come by.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Been there twice this week. Food was not bad but just not as good as it usually is. It was kind of bland.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Bey loud and service was poor. They brought me the wrong dish. I asked if that was the salad i ordered and they said yes. 20 minutes later they told me it was the wrong one. I am allergic to Gluten and it was just by chance I didn’t end up eating gluten. Careless in the kitchen and poor service. I will not go back.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 9, 2017

My friend and I were visiting DC, we tried 2 times and there was waiting time. Finally we made a reservation and we both ordered the breakfast platter and it was super yummy. When you are on those days that you feel having salty and sweet things at the same time, this is the perfect combo.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was just ok. Drinks were bland and items advertised as truffle had no truffle flavor. Real issue was the temperature in the restaurant. Maybe when you call to confirm reservations, you should tell guests that the AC isn’t working right. Would have been ok if they came by and apologized, bought us a round of drinks or ??? I asked our server is there was an issue and she said yes, sorry. Manager should have walked around and apologized. Couldn’t eat fast enough and get out of there.

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·Dined on October 5, 2017

The food was good and we liked it but our waiter was nowhere to be seen and this ruined the dinner for us. Awfull experience.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Food was good and so was the service. Huge portions so if you take children, have them split an entree. Wish the server would have let us know this. The homemade jams are wonderful! Try something with the jams! The salmon on the potato pancake was super!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Der Service an diesem Abend war perfekt, sehr aufmerksam, super Empfehlungen zur Karte, freundlich, schnell.

Tags: Spicy, Casual, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Savannah)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Great brunch! Enjoyed our time at the restaurant, the food, and the service.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Quick Bite, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Server was very pleasant and attentive. The food was sort of blah. Eggs and pancakes stayed like they were just cooked with cooking spray. Not the rich buttery taste I would have expected. Mimosas were good and enjoyed the fresh juices that came with it. Also like that they just brought the bottle so you can control your own ratios. Overall cool spot, I'd say just stick with the lunch menu here as breakfast food was incredibly underwhelming for me.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The food was cold and didn't seem "fresh." This was my second time to eat here. The first time, the food was awesome.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Great place for breakfast 👍🏼

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We really enjoyed our Bachelorette dinner at Commissary! We really enjoyed all the apps we had, particularly the Special Kung Pao brussel sprouts! The other dishes we had, the veggie burger, flatbreads, oysters, and spinach gnocchi! This will not be my last visit to this great restaurant!

Tags: Vegan, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Fun evening w a lively and friendly crowd and great service. Fresh vegetables from their garden put them up a notch!

Tags: Seasonal, Quick Bite, Happy Hour
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

Best brussel sprouts since Uchiko in Austin! Fried chicken was wonderful too. Staff was knowledgable and attentive. Laid back atmosphere. Multiple uses for dinner. Everything from families with young children, group work dinner and couples on dates. After traveling all day, glad we picked this for relaxing dinner near Logan Circle.

Tags: Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Joli cadre, très bon service, belle carte de menus, pizzas à pâte fine délicieuses. Bon rapport qualité prix (cela nous a coûté 100$ pour 2 avec une bouteille de vin)

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Great experience, servers were fast and attentive, food was excellent, overall 10/10 experience!!

Tags: Late-night Find, Casual, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on September 7, 2017

Like everything about the place. Service was a bit off/slow.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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·Dined on September 5, 2017

The menu had limited seafood options, rockfish cooked whole would be nice

Tags: Live Sports, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Went to Commissary DC for a business lunch with a party of ten. It was a little bit loud, but overall a very enjoyable experience. The food was tasty, and we will be back again in the future.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vegan
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