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Early Morning in the District

daves_32 Mar 26, 2008 05:25 AM

I am going into the District tomorrow before sunrise to take photos of the cherry blossoms. once the sun rises at 7, i am looking to catch a nice tea or a quick breakfast (coffee shop). Does anyone have any nice suggestions around the area (or quickly metro accessible like Penn Quarter) that would be a nice place for something quick before work? I was thinking Teaism but they don't open until 7:30.

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    Jeserf RE: daves_32 Mar 26, 2008 05:31 AM

    I think Breadline opens at 7....

    I'll also go out on a limb that a starbucks or two near the WH opens at 5 or 6. A few around here (metro center) do.

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      dcveggiemom RE: daves_32 Mar 26, 2008 06:23 AM

      The Diner (in Adams Morgan) is 24 hrs. Open City Diner (in Woodley Park) is open at 6 am. I can't think of anything in Penn Quarter open so early. Tryst opens around 6 - I think.

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        monkeyrotica RE: dcveggiemom Mar 26, 2008 06:47 AM

        Lincoln House Waffle Shop opens around 5:30am. Coffee is always good and hot.

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        eam531 RE: daves_32 Mar 26, 2008 09:21 AM

        Pete's Diner on Capitol Hill (212 2nd St. SE), right across from the Madison Bldg. of the Library of Congress. It opens very early (or used to)--4:30 AM. You could call to find out (202-544-7335). Here is some info from the City Paper:


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