Politics and Prose will close at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 20, for the annual staff summer party.

The Den Logo
(202) 362-2408
MON – SAT: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
SUN: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Located on the lower level of the bookstore, The Den is an intimate space to gather for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy locally-sourced dishes, outstanding coffee, craft beers and New World wine.

Swing by The Den on weekends for Mimosas and Waffles at brunch!
Pair your book browsing with a refreshing Mimosa, while Belgian Waffles are served only on Sundays. Need a caffeinated pick-me-up? Available for a limited time only, Summer Shakerato is an ice-cold blend of espresso, honey, and milk.

starting at 8 a.m.

PASTRIES
see daily selection and prices in case

GRANOLA & YOGURT
with Fresh Blueberries & Honey (V)
3.50

CHIA BANANA MASH
with Cinnamon & Candied Peanuts (GF, VV)
3.50

BAGELS FROM BULLFROG BAGELS
Plain • Sesame • Everything
1.75

onion • cucumbers • cream cheese • butter • dill • tomato • peanut butter • seasonal jam
.50 each

salmon 4 • avocado 1.5


BELGIAN WAFFLES WITH BUTTER
Served all-day every Sunday
5

berries • seasonal jam • pecans • cinnamon & sugar
.50 each

Nutella • real maple syrup
1 each

served all day

CUCUMBER & AVOCADO
with Red Pepper Turmeric Hummus, Fried Quinoa Garnish
& Za'atar on Toasted Multigrain (VV)
7

SALVADORAN CORN CAKE
Poached Egg, Queso Fresco, Salsa Roja, Avocado
& Microgreens on a Parmesan Corn Cake (GF, V)
9.50

SMOKED SALMON & DILL
with Local Ivy City Smoked Salmon, Whipped Cream Cheese,
Shaved Red Onion & Pickled Mustard Seeds on Marble Rye
9

ADD ONS
add to anything

• Pickles .50

• Poached Egg 1

• Ham 3

• Smoked Salmon 5

 

starting at 11 a.m.

SALMON & WILD RICE SALAD
Ivy City Peppercorn Smoked Salmon, Local Greens, Wild Rice, Green Onions,
Radish, Local Cherry Tomatoes, Sunflower Seeds, Tahini Dressing (GF)
11.50

PEANUT NOODLE & KALE
Soba Noodles with Edamame, Pickled Ginger, Radish,
Black Sesame Seeds, Kale & Peanut Sauce (VV)
8

SOUP OF THE DAY
Made from scratch daily (V)
5.50

starting at 11 a.m.

GRILLED CHEESE

CLASSIC
Sharp White Vermont Cheddar on Country White.
Served with a pickle. (V)
8

TOMATO & PESTO
Sharp White NYCheddar, Sliced Tomato
& Basil Pesto on Ciabatta (V)(Nut Free)
9



MEDITERRANEAN TUNA SANDWICH
with Red Peppers, Black olives, Sliced Tomatoes,
Fresh Basil and Lemon Vinaigrette on Country White
9.75

ITALIAN CUBAN
Herbed Ham, Porchetta, House Pickles, Whole Grain Mustard,
Provolone on Ciabatta, Served Hot or Cold
9

 

ADD ONS
add to anything

• Pickles .50

• Poached Egg 1

• Ham 3

• Smoked Salmon 5

 

ESPRESSO 2.80

MACCHIATO 3

CORTADO 3.50

CAPPUCCINO 3.75

LATTE 4

MOCHA 4.90

AMERICANO 2.50

DRIP 2.50

COLD BREW 3.65

CUPPA TEA 2.75

TEA POT 4.50

CHAI LATTE 4.25

LONDON FOG 4.85

MATE LATTE 4.85

MATCHA LATTE 4.85

HOT CIDER 2.40/3.50

HOT CHOCOLATE 3.80/4.50

ICED TEAS 2.65

 

All beer is 6 per bottle.


THE PUBLIC PALE ALE
DC Brau
Washington, DC

PEPPERCORN SAISON
Three Stars
Washington, DC

BLOODLINE IPA
Flying Dog
Frederick, MD

SHOWER BEER
Champion
Charlottesville, Virginia

LUCKY #7 PORTER
Evolution
Salisbury, MD

SKYLINE LAGER
Seven Arrows
Waynesboro, VA

All wine is 8 per glass.


BLENHEIM VINEYARDS CHARDONNAY
Heavy body, buttery, sweet
Charlottesville, Virginia

BARBOURSVILLE, CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Full body, tannic, black currant, spicy
Barboursville, Virginia

BARBOURSVILLE, PINOT GRIGIO
Light, crisp, lemony
Barboursville, Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA, CHERRY BLACKBERRY WINE
Bridgeport, West Virginia

WHITE HALL, MERLOT
Crozet, Virginia

CIDER
WYNDRIDGE CRAFTY CIDER
Dallastown, VA

 

H A P P Y   H O U R

WEEKDAYS  4 – 7 p.m.
$1 Off All Beer & Wine

 

CRÈME BRÛLÉE
Vanilla Custard with Caramelized Sugar Topping, (V)
6

CAMPFIRE TOAST
Toasted Brioche, Nutella, Torched Marshmallows & Graham Cracker Crumbles
6

GF = Gluten Free

V = Vegetarian

VV = Vegan

 

EVENTS AT THE DEN
Did you know you can hold your own evening event in The Den? To plan events—from private parties and birthdays to author discussions and events for your organization—email den@politics-prose.com.
Saturday, August 26, 8:00 pm
Wednesday, September 6, 8:00 pm
Monday, December 25, 8:00 am
FOLLOW US @DenPandP

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The Den is operated in partnership with Matt Carr, co-founder of the excellent nearby market and eatery Little Red Fox. The space features expanded seating, improved furnishings and lighting, and a new menu including dinner options as well as wine and craft beer.

Visitors to The Den will find superb coffee, along with a new and varied selection of made-to-order menu items. The ever-changing selection of food choices include daily fresh baked pastries, tartines, soups, and desserts. Locally sourced, farm-to-table produce is featured whenever possible.

For inquiries, please contact den@politics-prose.com