Kramersbooks & Afterwords

1517 Connecticut Avenue
Washington DC 20036
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$30 and under



Opening Hours

  • Mon: 7:30am-1am
  • Tue: 7:30am-1am
  • Wed: 7:30am-1am
  • Thu: 7:30am-1am
  • Fri: 7:30am-3am
  • Sat: 7:30am-3am
  • Sun: 7:30am-1am


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Founded in 1976, Kramerbooks & Afterwords Caf is one of the first bookstore-cafe in the United States. It features cappuccino, bookstore, espresso, outdoor cafe seating, live music, and a full bar and food service. The caf serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Its menu includes mezza corona pinot grigio, crab cake platter, crab, tomato and avocado salad, French-cut hanging tenderloin of beef, grilled filet mignon, and a variety of pastas, salads, and sandwiches. The bar offers free e-mail checking and complete liquor services. It serves wines by the glass and bottle, and 18 draft beers on tap. Kramerbooks & Afterwords Caf accepts Visa, Amex and Discover cards, and is located in Washington, D.C.