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Nov 18, 2009 07:50 PM

Breakfast Near Convention Center DC

We are in town for a conference and really don't want hotel food. Any recommendations for a quick & simple breakfast near the convention center? We are staying at the Washington Plaza and are looking for someplace between the hotel & convention center... or closer to the convention center.

Took the recommendation for Nando's Peri-Peri tonight based on reviews on this board. Good choice... the girls loved it.

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  1. Might be a little late but I live around there. First Cup on the corner of 9th and M street is a great spot. I love it there, nothing fancy, but good food in a nice place. I am there several times a week.

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    1. re: berk

      Thanks berk. I am here now, so I will try it out tomorrow morning. Any other suggestions?

    2. Between your hotel and the restaurant is SOHO which is a pay by the pound concept which has a great deal of variety and a quick bite. They have steam tables, but you can also ask for a fresh cooked meal from the counter.

      On NY Ave and 10th is Lawson's, next to the Starbucks. I like the breakfast burrito there. Service can be slow sometimes.

      The reason you're not getting tons of reviews is the general absence of good breakfast spots in the area.