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Put a Fried Egg on It: 11 Places to Find Dishes with Fried Eggs

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Fried eggs are no stranger to breakfast and brunch menus. And many restaurants will happily fry up an egg to top a burger. But the properties of a runny fried egg make it something that should be appreciated regardless of the time of day. The runny yolk can help bind together the components of a dish or add richness. And even a fully cooked fried egg has its beauty in its crisp edges.

Here are 11 dishes at area restaurants that make excellent use of this meal-topper.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 1905 Restaurant

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1905 9th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 332-1905
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At 1905 indulgence is the name of the game. A sunny side up egg binds the richness of the truffled grits and house-smoked pork belly.

2. Bar Pilar

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1833 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 265-1751
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Double down on duck at Bar Pilar. They serve a toast topped with duck prosciutto, liver mousse and a sunny side up duck egg.

3. Bub and Pop's

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1815 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 457-1111
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Pop's beef brisket sandwich is already hearty — it's topped with apple-horseradish cream, aged gouda and veal jus. But it gets even more filling with the option to add a fried egg.

4. City Tap House

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901 I St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20536
(202) 644-9433
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Eggs often make their way on to breakfast pizzas. But at City Tap House a fried egg is served on the dinner tartufo pizza with roasted mushrooms, tallegio and black truffle with the option to add guanciale.

5. Cork

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1720 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 265-2675
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Cork offers a refined version of a classic croque madame, featuring prosciutto and fontina on top of rich crustless brioche. It's then topped off with the requisite sunny side up egg.

6. Duke's Grocery

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1513 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 733-5623
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Duke's Grocery offers a menu of sandwiches that changes based on available ingredients. All options, like banh mi and pork sandwiches, can be topped with a choice of avocado, bacon, chicken liver pate, white truffle oil, and, most importantly, a runny egg.

7. Fast Gourmet

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1400 W St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 448-9217
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At Fast Gourmet, double up on the eggs on the Uruguayan chivito. Enjoy the sandwich with tenderloin, mozzarella, black forest ham, bacon, green olives, hard boiled eggs and escabeche with a fried egg on top.

8. Kangaroo Boxing Club

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3412 11th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 505-4522
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The Barnyard Reuben at Kangaroo Boxing Club gets all the animals in on the act. The sandwich with corned beef features coleslaw instead of sauerkraut, as well as bacon and a fried egg.

9. Pho 14

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1436 Park Rd NW
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 986-2326
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At Pho 14, all of the rice dishes topped with options like grilled beef, chicken, shrimp, pork and tofu are available with a fried egg. Mash it all up with the accompany vegetables and sauce for a cohesive whole.

10. PhoWheels

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Washington, D.C. 20024
For pho, banh mi and Asian tacos, Pho Wheels offers the option to add a fried egg on top of options like five spiced maple-glazed pork belly, soy garlic chicken and mushroom-onion tofu.

11. Poste Moderne Brasserie

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555 8th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 783-6060
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Available for a limited time, Poste is offering a taste of spring with a dish of asparagus, ramps and fiddlehead ferns topped with a sunny side up duck egg.

1. 1905 Restaurant

1905 9th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
At 1905 indulgence is the name of the game. A sunny side up egg binds the richness of the truffled grits and house-smoked pork belly.
1905 9th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

2. Bar Pilar

1833 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Double down on duck at Bar Pilar. They serve a toast topped with duck prosciutto, liver mousse and a sunny side up duck egg.
1833 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

3. Bub and Pop's

1815 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Pop's beef brisket sandwich is already hearty — it's topped with apple-horseradish cream, aged gouda and veal jus. But it gets even more filling with the option to add a fried egg.
1815 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

4. City Tap House

901 I St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20536
Eggs often make their way on to breakfast pizzas. But at City Tap House a fried egg is served on the dinner tartufo pizza with roasted mushrooms, tallegio and black truffle with the option to add guanciale.
901 I St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20536

5. Cork

1720 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Cork offers a refined version of a classic croque madame, featuring prosciutto and fontina on top of rich crustless brioche. It's then topped off with the requisite sunny side up egg.
1720 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

6. Duke's Grocery

1513 17th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Duke's Grocery offers a menu of sandwiches that changes based on available ingredients. All options, like banh mi and pork sandwiches, can be topped with a choice of avocado, bacon, chicken liver pate, white truffle oil, and, most importantly, a runny egg.
1513 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

7. Fast Gourmet

1400 W St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
At Fast Gourmet, double up on the eggs on the Uruguayan chivito. Enjoy the sandwich with tenderloin, mozzarella, black forest ham, bacon, green olives, hard boiled eggs and escabeche with a fried egg on top.
1400 W St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

8. Kangaroo Boxing Club

3412 11th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20010
The Barnyard Reuben at Kangaroo Boxing Club gets all the animals in on the act. The sandwich with corned beef features coleslaw instead of sauerkraut, as well as bacon and a fried egg.
3412 11th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20010

9. Pho 14

1436 Park Rd NW, Washington, D.C. 20010
At Pho 14, all of the rice dishes topped with options like grilled beef, chicken, shrimp, pork and tofu are available with a fried egg. Mash it all up with the accompany vegetables and sauce for a cohesive whole.
1436 Park Rd NW
Washington, D.C. 20010

10. PhoWheels

Moving Target (Check Twitter for current location), Washington, D.C. 20024
For pho, banh mi and Asian tacos, Pho Wheels offers the option to add a fried egg on top of options like five spiced maple-glazed pork belly, soy garlic chicken and mushroom-onion tofu.
Moving Target (Check Twitter for current location)
Washington, D.C. 20024

11. Poste Moderne Brasserie

555 8th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Available for a limited time, Poste is offering a taste of spring with a dish of asparagus, ramps and fiddlehead ferns topped with a sunny side up duck egg.
555 8th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

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