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  • 7:30am - 1:00am Daily
  • Fridays & Saturdays until 4:00am


Please make reservations for parties of 7 or more by calling us at 202-387-3825

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  • Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

    • 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    • Washington, DC 20036

By Metro

RED LINE to Dupont Circle station.
Q Street (north) exit puts you directly across the street from Kramerbooks & Afterwords.

By Car

Dupont Circle is in NW Washington at the intersection of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire Avenues, and 19th and P Streets. Kramerbooks & Afterwords is on Connecticut Ave, just north of Dupont Circle, between Dupont Circle & Q Street. Outdoor seating for the Cafe is on 19th Street, across from the Dupont Circle Hotel. There are a limited number of metered parking spaces available on the streets throughout the neighborhood. A parking garage is located in the Dupont Circle Hotel across from us on Q Street between 19th & 18th streets.