Neighborhood Eats: Market Lunch
Comments () | Published March 25, 2008
Market Lunch
Address: 225 Seventh St. SE, Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-547-8444
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill, Southeast, Capitol Hill
Cuisines: Seafood, Breakfast, American, Barbecue
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Friday 7:30 to 3, Saturday 8 to 3, Sunday 11 to 3.
Nearby Metro Stops: Eastern Market
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Barbecue pork sandwich; coleslaw; thin-cut french fries; blueberry pancakes; egg sandwich; eggs Benedict.

One of last year’s saddest events was the fire that destroyed Eastern Market’s South Hall, home of many food purveyors and this hallowed breakfast/lunch stand. Now under the market’s temporary tent, the spot’s following remains devoted—show up after 8:30 on Saturday and you’ll probably have to wait for a seat at the communal table. Also unchanged is the menu, centered around Blue Buck pancakes studded with buckwheat and blueberries, overstuffed egg sandwiches known as bricks, and eggs Benedict doused with hot-sauce–spiked hollandaise.

-March, 2008 

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