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American Restaurant

Busboys and Poets

125 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
About this place
We are a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted, and a space for art, culture and politics to intentionally collide. A place to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul. We believe that by creating such a space we can inspire social change.
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Tips from locals

Lisa
Lisa
December 27, 2019
B&P is one of my faves especially when I am with a group of people that have several dietary restrictions. There is something on the menu for everyone. My favorites are the nicoise salad and any breakfast item. All locations have a small bookstore and the original location ( 1 metro stop away at…
Ted & Dale
Ted & Dale
September 27, 2019
Well loved by the locals. Great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Vegan/Vegetarian options.
Denzel
Denzel
May 30, 2019
Busboys & Poets is so much more than a restaurant. Enjoy Poetry slams? Go to Busboys. Interested in partaking in community conversations surrounding social inequities? Go to Busboys. The food is good, but you get so much more here than a full stomach.
Anna
Anna
January 16, 2020
Great for brunch!! Has a nice bookstore attached.
Robert
Robert
March 6, 2020
Good local starting-off point for forays into U st., also has a bookstore.

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Location
2021 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
Phone+1 202-387-7638
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
Serves the following meal typesBrunch, lunch, dinner, dessert, happy hour, no bar snacks
Reservations
No
Credit cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor seating
No
Music
Live music
Wifi
Yes
Menus
Brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert, happy hour, no bar snacks
Drinks
Beer, wine, full bar
Dining options
Table service, delivery
Restroom
Yes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes
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