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$30 and under
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Ankara is an upscale-casual Turkish & Mediterranean restaurant conveniently located in Dupont Circle close to Metro, shopping and nightlife. A selection of hot and cold meze dishes, fresh pide from our wood burning stove, and tempting array of entrees are served up in a beautiful setting mixing the best of old and new world style. In addition to the spacious interior dining room and bar, Ankara features a large outdoor dining patio where guests can enjoy our full menu. Lunch offered Monday through Friday. Bottomless Brunch(including all drinks) on weekends for $34.99 per person. Mondays, we also offer half-priced bottles of wine.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Turkish, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
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Hours of operation
Mon – Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Buffet & Bottomless Brunch:
Sat & Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm

Mon - Fri: 4:00 pm–10:30 pm

Sat & Sun: 3:00pm - 10:30 pm
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Phone number
(202) 293-6301
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Ankara has two dining wings which can be closed off to provide semi-private dining options for parties of 15 to 45 guests. Office lunches, rehearsal dinners, family gatherings are all welcome. Contact the Marketing Director for more information.
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Private party contact
Erin Gorman: (240) 475-1888
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Cross street
Sunderland Pl. NW
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Public transit
Ankara is across the street from Dupont Circle Metro (red line)
Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine