Busboys and Poets

Breakfast, Brunch

625 Monroe St NE, Washington
(202) 636-7230


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Reviews for Busboys and Poets

Java Alchemy not required. Waitronics 101: serve the coffee first, customer can wait. That dictum is missing here. Arrived at brunch time, saw the brunch groups along with a good number of waitrons at a comfortable ratio of waitrons/customers. I was seated and the Waitron arrived and greeted me. I asked for coffee and a water until I could decide on my brunch choices upon waitron's return. A minute later I saw the same waitron at the brunch group table only a few feet...read full review
I love busboys and poets and frequent the restaurant chain often. I decide to grab an early dinner at this location since it is close to home. I wasn't starving, so I ordered the atomic wings and the poet mojito (on happy hour). My dinner date ordered lamb sliders (on happy hour) and the crab cake sandwich. I knew what I was in for, I love the atomic wings here. The perfect amount of kick for me. And the mojito is great as well. It deviates from a classic mojito by adding...read full review

What a great time my family had there. The nachos are to die for. Our waiter was so funny. I wish I remembered his name. Kurt? Not sure, but I told him two awesome poems to tell his customers next time. So if he reads this, he knows I'm talking about him. The atmosphere is friendly and hip. They also have a All Gender Bathroom too. A first for me. Gotta see this place.

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Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm