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(202) 362-2408
MON – SAT: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
(Kitchen closes at 8:30 p.m.)

SUN: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
(Kitchen closes at 7:30 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 wine.


Purchase one of our new Den mugs and we'll fill up your first cup of coffee for free!
$14.95
 

starting at 8 a.m.

PASTRIES
see daily selection and prices in case

Mini Quiches
with chorizo, potato, feta, cheddar, garlic aioli, diced tomatoes
with side toast or salad (GF)
Served two per order
8

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


 

served all day

CUCUMBER & AVOCADO
with red pepper turmeric hummus, fried quinoa
& za'atar to garnish on toasted multigrain bread (VV)
7

SALVADORAN CORN CAKE
cage-free poached egg, queso fresco, pico de gallo, & avocado
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

• Poached egg 1

• Turkey 3.50

• Smoked salmon 6

• Pickle 0.50

 

 

starting at 11 a.m.

Spring Garden Salad
mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, carrot, red pepper, onion, bleu cheese;
Dressing options: jalapeño-lime, buttermilk ranch, or balsamic vinaigrette;
Option to add: turkey (3.50), smoked salmon (6), poached egg (6),
6

Soup of the Day
Made from scratch daily (V)
5.50

Mini Quiches
with chorizo, potato, feta, cheddar, garlic aioli, diced tomatoes
with side toast or salad (GF)
Served Two Per Order
8

Quinoa Tabbouleh (V)
quinoa, parsley, mint, and chickpeas,
with naan bread and tzatziki sauce
8.50

 

starting at 11 a.m.

CLASSIC GRILLED CHEESE (V)
sharp white Vermont cheddar on country white,
served with a pickle
8

TOMATO & PESTO GRILLED CHEESE (V)
sharp white cheddar, sliced tomato
& basil pesto on country white  (nut free)
9

TURKEY AVOCADO
smoked turkey, avocado, pesto mayo, lettuce, and tomato on multigrain bread
9.25

PIMENTO & HAM
rosemary ham, pimento cheese, and house-made pickle slices on semolina (served hot)
9.00

ADD ONS
add to anything

• Poached Egg 1

• Turkey 3.50

• Smoked Salmon 6

• Pickle 0.50

 

 

Summer Sips

GINGER-ADE
A refreshing mix of mint, lemon & ginger
3.25

SUMMER SHAKERADO
Espresso, honey, and milk,
shaken with ice & strained
4.50

HOMEMADE LEMONADE
Just like mom used to make.
2.50

GINGER ROSEMARY LATTE
House-made ginger, rosemary syrup, espresso & milk
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 CHOCOLATE 3.80/4.50

ICED TEAS 2.65

 

 

All beer is 6 per bottle.


BRAU PILS
DC Brau
Washington, D.C.

PEPPERCORN SAISON
Three Stars
Washington, D.C.

THE TRUTH IPA
Flying Dog
Frederick, MD

BLACK OX PORTER
Old Ox
Ashburn, VA

ROWDY RYE ALE
Atlas Brew Works
Washington, D.C.
 

All wine is 8 per glass / per bottle.

SEAN MINOR "FOUR BEARS," CHARDONNAY
2016 Origin: California
Notes of pear, peach, and green apple with a touch of cinnamon/nutmeg

TIAMO, PINOT GRIGIO LOIRE, FRANCE
2017 Origin: Italy
Notes of apples with hints of citrus that fade into a floral bouquet

LITTLE JAMES BASKET PRESS, GRANACHE
2017 Origin: France
Flavors of cherries, strawberry compote, and gingerbread

ALTOSUR, MALBEC
2017 Origin: Argentina
tastes of cherries, blackberries, blueberries, & fresh plums, with spicy and floral hints

YALUMBA "Y SERIES," SANGIOVESE ROSE
2017 Origin: South Australia
layers of rhubarb, blood orange and cranberry; a dry finish of zesty acidity.

CAPARZO SANGIOVESE
Toscany, Italy
Black Currant, Light Oak

ORIGINALS CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Columbia Valley, USA
Tannic, Blueberry, Nutty

CIDER
SMITH AND FORGE HARD CIDER


 

H A P P Y   H O U R

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

 

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.
Tuesday, December 25, 8:00 am
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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