American City Diner

(202) 244-1949 | View Website

5532 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC | Directions   20015

38.964107 -77.075277

Open Hours

Sun-Thu 7 am-11 pm; Fri-Sat 24-hrs

Restaurants, Diners, Traditional American  more

Neighborhoods: Northwest, Chevy Chase, Northwest Washington


From The Owners of American City Diner

A 1950s-style blue-plate diner that shows movies on its back porch.

Fresh Squeezed Orange or Grapefruit Juice, Apple or Tomato Juice, Cranberry Juice, Half Grapefruit, Half Melon, Fresh Seasonal Berries, Sliced Banana, Cold Cereal with Milk, Oatmeal or Grits, Assorted Muffins... more

Reviews from Around the Web

4 months ago

The hot dog came cold, unadorned and terrible and the Philly steak and cheese was cold, missing any life, i.e. very little condiments, underseasoned and dry. They also delivered minus one item without calling and giving me a chance to…

over a year ago

American city – The food is unremarkable, but everything is cheap and comes out of the kitchen fast. Great place for a quick breakfast, or at midnight if you're craving weird food combinations only a diner can provide like a milkshake, hotdog, waffle and…

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over a year ago

American Fare – Sometimes, in DC, all of the wine lists and $20 appetizers can be dizzying. Where's the elbow grease and...

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over a year ago

Retro American – The American City Diner used to be a cool retro diner with decent food and a great jute box. Over the years they have changed the menu and expanded out to a "patio" section that is cold and ruins the retro look of the diner. Expectations…

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over a year ago

Unique little place – The diner has a deserved mixed reputation, but it's still a great place. Breakfast is first rate. The malteds -- God, the malteds! -- are fantastic as are all the ice cream sundae goodies with hot fudge and whipped cream; I'm salivating…

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