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Omelet at Seasons at Four Seasons
Omelet at Seasons at Four Seasons
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Indulge in These 12 Swanky Hotel Breakfasts

It's the lunch meeting alternative.

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Omelet at Seasons at Four Seasons
| Richard Wellons/Eater.com

Next time a colleague wants to meet for lunch, consider a breakfast in one of the city’s swanky hotels. They offer great people watching and often a more subdued atmosphere than harried lunch spots. Besides, it's a great  excuse to indulge in crepes, lemon ricotta pancakes, or even a morning buffet.

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1. Blue Duck Tavern

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1201 24th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 419-6755
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Some of the Park Hyatt’s weekend brunch dishes can be had any day of the week for breakfast. These include the chicken biscuit with collard greens, apple butter, and an egg served sunny side up. Other great choices include the BDT Benedict with homemade pastrami, Brussels sprouts kraut, and Thousand Island hollandaise. Try the pecan sticky buns for something sweet.

2. Cafe Dupont

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1500 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 483-6000
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Café Dupont ticks off all the right boxes for breakfast. Want something healthy? Order a smoothie. Want a breakfast sandwich? Get a salmon croissant or croque monsieur. Crave something sinfully sweet? Order the Belgian chocolate waffle with Valhrona chocolate sauce.

3. Café du Parc

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1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 942-7000
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Breakfast takes on a French flair at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel’s Café du Parc. Say “oui” to a croque-monsieur or brioche French toast crepes filled with ham, cheese, and mushrooms.

4. Ici Urban Bistro @ Sofitel DC

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806 15th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 730-8700
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The Sofitel’s restaurant offers a slice of Paris in Lafayette Square. Order a croissant or a basket of pastries that includes a Danish pastry and mini baguette to go with your French press coffee. Or dig into crepes filled with berries or Nutella.

5. Juniper

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2401 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 457-5020
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During the warmer months, diners can take in the cozy courtyard while biting into the Georgetown breakfast, which comes with two eggs, grilled tomato, roasted mushrooms, sausage, bacon, and toast. Other delights include doughnuts from District Doughnut, and a breakfast buffet with pastries, bacon, and made-to-order eggs.

6. Muze

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1330 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, D.C. 20024
(202) 787-6148
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Fill up a plate or two at the buffet, where items include bagels, yogurt, and smoked salmon. Guests can also order healthful a la carte items like green smoothies or more decadent items like the sausage biscuit.

7. Poste Moderne Brasserie

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555 8th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 783-6060
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Choose from oatmeal, waffles, and eggs Benedict during the week. Weekend brunch brings additional options, including an Asian Benedict with steamed rick cake and tofu, scallions, and a croque-madame with ham, brioche, béchamel, and a sunny side up egg.
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8. Robert's Restaurant

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2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 234-0700
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Don’t head to the nearby zoo on an empty stomach. The Omni Shoreham wins high praise for its breakfast buffet, featuring an omelet station, waffles, fresh fruit, and eggs Benedict with crab.
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9. Seasons @ Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC

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2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 342-0444
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While Bourbon Steak might be the better known Four Seasons restaurant, it’s worth getting up early to watch politicos and dignitaries at Seasons. Try the lemon ricotta pancakes or shrimp and grits with Creole sauce.
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10. The Lafayette

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800 16th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
(202) 638-6600
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The power breakfast spot near the White House does both breakfast and Sunday brunch. It offers smoked salmon crepes and French toast among its morning delicacies.

11. The Riggsby

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1731 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 787-1500
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This supper club-inspired restaurant inside the Carlyle serves a small but tempting breakfast menu. Standouts include Maryland lump crabmeat hash with poached eggs and Old Bay hollandaise and a breakfast burrito with chorizo, eggs, potatoes, jalapeno, cheese, and green onions.

12. Urbana

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2121 P St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 956-6650
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By night, Urbana serves up Italian favorites like bucatini and bruschetta. But in the a.m. hours, there's artichoke frittata, buttermilk pancakes, and a fried egg and sage sausage sandwich. For a true morning indulgence with an Italian twist, try the short rib and eggs with polenta and Parmesan cheese.

1. Blue Duck Tavern

1201 24th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20037
Some of the Park Hyatt’s weekend brunch dishes can be had any day of the week for breakfast. These include the chicken biscuit with collard greens, apple butter, and an egg served sunny side up. Other great choices include the BDT Benedict with homemade pastrami, Brussels sprouts kraut, and Thousand Island hollandaise. Try the pecan sticky buns for something sweet.
1201 24th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

2. Cafe Dupont

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Café Dupont ticks off all the right boxes for breakfast. Want something healthy? Order a smoothie. Want a breakfast sandwich? Get a salmon croissant or croque monsieur. Crave something sinfully sweet? Order the Belgian chocolate waffle with Valhrona chocolate sauce.
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

3. Café du Parc

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20002
Breakfast takes on a French flair at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel’s Café du Parc. Say “oui” to a croque-monsieur or brioche French toast crepes filled with ham, cheese, and mushrooms.
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20002

4. Ici Urban Bistro @ Sofitel DC

806 15th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
The Sofitel’s restaurant offers a slice of Paris in Lafayette Square. Order a croissant or a basket of pastries that includes a Danish pastry and mini baguette to go with your French press coffee. Or dig into crepes filled with berries or Nutella.
806 15th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

5. Juniper

2401 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20037
During the warmer months, diners can take in the cozy courtyard while biting into the Georgetown breakfast, which comes with two eggs, grilled tomato, roasted mushrooms, sausage, bacon, and toast. Other delights include doughnuts from District Doughnut, and a breakfast buffet with pastries, bacon, and made-to-order eggs.
2401 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

6. Muze

1330 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, D.C. 20024
Fill up a plate or two at the buffet, where items include bagels, yogurt, and smoked salmon. Guests can also order healthful a la carte items like green smoothies or more decadent items like the sausage biscuit.
1330 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, D.C. 20024

7. Poste Moderne Brasserie

555 8th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Scott Suchman
Choose from oatmeal, waffles, and eggs Benedict during the week. Weekend brunch brings additional options, including an Asian Benedict with steamed rick cake and tofu, scallions, and a croque-madame with ham, brioche, béchamel, and a sunny side up egg.
555 8th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

8. Robert's Restaurant

2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
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Don’t head to the nearby zoo on an empty stomach. The Omni Shoreham wins high praise for its breakfast buffet, featuring an omelet station, waffles, fresh fruit, and eggs Benedict with crab.
2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

9. Seasons @ Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC

2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Richard Wellons/Eater.com
While Bourbon Steak might be the better known Four Seasons restaurant, it’s worth getting up early to watch politicos and dignitaries at Seasons. Try the lemon ricotta pancakes or shrimp and grits with Creole sauce.
2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

10. The Lafayette

800 16th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20006
The power breakfast spot near the White House does both breakfast and Sunday brunch. It offers smoked salmon crepes and French toast among its morning delicacies.
800 16th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

11. The Riggsby

1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
This supper club-inspired restaurant inside the Carlyle serves a small but tempting breakfast menu. Standouts include Maryland lump crabmeat hash with poached eggs and Old Bay hollandaise and a breakfast burrito with chorizo, eggs, potatoes, jalapeno, cheese, and green onions.
1731 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

12. Urbana

2121 P St NW, Washington, D.C. 20037
By night, Urbana serves up Italian favorites like bucatini and bruschetta. But in the a.m. hours, there's artichoke frittata, buttermilk pancakes, and a fried egg and sage sausage sandwich. For a true morning indulgence with an Italian twist, try the short rib and eggs with polenta and Parmesan cheese.
2121 P St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

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