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“Terrible service”
Review of Kafe Leopold

Kafe Leopold
Ranked #204 of 3,365 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$35
Cuisines: Austrian, Central European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Georgetown
Description: Forget all the cliches about heavy Austrian fare served by waiters in lederhosen. Leopold is about as Euro trendy as it gets, with an all-day coffee and drinks bar, an architecturally hip dining space, and a chic little patio complete with a mini fountain. Food is pared-down Mitteleuropean: mushroom tart, crisp schnitzel paired with peppery greens, an endive salad with mustard dressing. In the middle of a design-obsessed alley just off of M Street, the restaurant draws an artsy city crowd that's content to sit and watch the scene evolve, just as it's done in Europe. Brunch is a particularly popular setting for such people-watching manna, and the neat-as-a-pin breakfast is available daily until 4 pm. The perfect oasis for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anything in between. They have a very respectable wine list that compliment all the dinner specials. Reservations are taken for lunch and dinner.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ages to bring a soup that was cold second plate was soso , waitress didn’t know what she was doing , didn’t even give me cutlery. Had to ask for salt and pepper , overall bad experience food is not great and very overpriced

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank Carina Lorena B
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Reviewed 20 November 2020 via mobile

Leopold’s is always a good idea any time of day. Lovely to sit outside sipping a cappuccino, tableside made Bloody Mary or a glass of wine. My favorite is brunch (typically share a sweet like the caramelized banana waffles and a savory). The kale salad is a favorite for lunch with the cheese platter. There is something for everyone on the menu.

The only downside is if you sit at the tables newly placed down the alley, one can be forgotten so allow extra time if you’re seated there. Usually service is great.

They take all of the precautions with COVID - silver wrapped separately, sanitizer offered and temp taken if you dine inside.

Date of visit: November 2020
2  Thank AFoodieDMV
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Reviewed 18 October 2020

Amazing service, careful with Covid procedures, incredible food. Best croissant I’ve had since traveling to France!

Date of visit: October 2020
Thank Welcometoforty
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Reviewed 27 August 2020 via mobile

Kafe Leopold, tucked away in quiet Cady’s Alley off M Street in G’town, has always been a top spot for a casual lunch. With well prepared classic European fare served in an attractive contemporary setting, this spot never disappoints. Post pandemic, KL has put a great deal of thought into providing a very safe setting. Social distancing is genuine, as is every other aspect of providing for your safety. For example, if salt and pepper are requested, they arrive in sealed plastic. It’s apparent the servers have been trained in proper procedures, and they obviously use them. The result is good food, safely served in an appealing setting.

Date of visit: August 2020
2  Thank GoTraveler
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Reviewed 30 July 2020 via mobile

For sure the best place in town for fast lunch, coffee break or Sunday brunch.
An island of calm in the heart of Georgetown!
Great service fantastic food and beautiful location.

Date of visit: July 2020
1  Thank mastromanom
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