Washington, DC

1513 17th Street, NW

Last week we noted Duke’s Grocery was coming soon to the former Cafe Green space on 17th Street. Well, today’s the day. I stopped in yesterday for some preview photos and the space does not disappoint.

From a press release:

“Duke’s Grocery is a social market and pub located in the heart of Dupont Circle’s 17th Street community. Taking inspiration and cues from old European counters, especially those in East London, Duke’s will serve a seasonal market menu featuring scratch made sandwiches, salads and sides.

Chef-Partner Alex McCoy’s kitchen will emphasize local ingredients and house made products. The quality-driven market menu features scratch made sandwiches, comfort sides and seasonal salads with fresh produce from Potomac Farm Market. We are proud to feature fresh produce from Potomac Farm Market, craft beers from local breweries and fresh bread from Lyon Bakery and Georgetown Bagelry.

The beverage program will feature new spins on classic cocktails. The Perfect Storm, our version of a dark and stormy, features house made ginger-chili syrup; the Shoreditch Fizz, is made with citron vodka, prosecco, limoncello, anisette, fresh lemon and basil.

Guests can grab fresh fruit and vegetables from the Grocery Table, curated by Potomac Farm Market, which will also provide produce for McCoy’s kitchen.

Italian espresso drinks will come courtesy of a vintage ECM machine and a full English Breakfast, along with house made pastries and cakes, will soon be available all day.


Monday – Thursday: 11:00AM to 2:00AM
Friday – Saturday: 11:00AM to 3:00AM
Sunday: 11:00AM to 2:00AM

Breakfast and Brunch: Coming soon.”

Have a look inside:

First floor

Lots more photos after the jump.

First floor

first floor bar


second floor mural

second floor bay window

second floor seating

second floor, including a second bar




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