Juice Joint Cafe

1025 Vermont Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20005


Neighborhood: Downtown

Cuisines: American, Deli/Quick Bites

Opening Hours:
Open Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 4 PM.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Nearby Metro Stops: McPherson Square

Price Range: Inexpensive

Dress: Informal

Noise Level: Chatty

Reservations: Not Accepted


Best Dishes:
Marsoni's chicken salad; quesadillas; soups.

Price Details:
Smoothies, $5.25 to $19; sandwiches and salads, $7.25 to $10.25

Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups

Scene: Food Specials

Dirt Cheap Eats 2009: Juice Joint Cafe

A good salad that doesn’t leave you hungry can be hard to find. One of our favorites at this lunch standby popular with the granola set is the Marsoni’s smoked free-range-chicken salad ($8.25). The grilled-chicken-and-asparagus salad is topped with enough diced organic chicken, honey-glazed pecans, and mild blue cheese to give the salad heft without negating its virtues. A dash of perfect balsamic vinaigrette and you have a satisfying lunch.

If just a salad won’t do, try one of the soups (small $3.75, large $4.75), which change but often include earthy lentil or squash. Quesadillas ($6.50 to $8.75) are another good choice if the dizzying number of menu items—which include smoothies and vegan-friendly dishes—is just too much for a lunchtime brain to handle.

Open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch.

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