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Island Cafe

(202) 726-8200
829 Upshur Street NW, Washington, DC 20011 | MAP
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Jamaican, West Indian, Banquet/Party Room, Bar, Dance Floor, Late Night Dining, Live Entertainment, Smoking/Non Smoking, Take Out/Carry Out, TV/Satellite, Wi-Fi/Internet Access, Dinner, Happy Hour, Lunch


Restaurant Description

Welcome to Island Café. Located in the Petworth District of Northwest Washington DC, the Island Café will transport you to the Caribbean. Serving only the choicest meats and freshest ingredients, the Island Café is known for its authentic Jamaican and West Indian cuisine, while also fusing a little American flavor into the mix. Dishes seasoned just right with traditional Island flavors, will keep you coming back for more. Open for lunch and dinner, we serve a Jamaican style breakfast all day long, and can also cater events for any and all occasions. Known as the Home of the Bembeah, you will come for the food, but stay for the lively late night activities. Live music, and dancing helps to work off some of the great food you will eat. We look forward to seeing you at your next visit to the Island Café; DC's best kept secret.

Recent Island Cafe Reviews

A diner from washington dc gave an overall rating of 4  out of 5 stars on June 29, 2011 @ 10:33 AM

 I have been eating their for over 10 years and the food is good,atmosphere is very good frienly people
and staff.

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