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Jack's Fresh

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1197 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3402
+1 202-293-8844
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Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Get away from burgers and sandwiches for lunch with the Jack's Fresh buffet. I'm happy we stumbled on this place as it isn't (as yet) on Google maps and our hotel concierge (St. Gregory) didn't know about it. (Yes, it was an "unknown unknown.") I enjoyed a salad along with typical Chinese and some nice meatballs. Yummy! (I paid $14... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I eat hear almost every day but never thought to review before. It's a price by weight hot and salad bar with a grill too. Hot bar features Asian with some twists--meat loaf, meat balls, and lasagna. Salad bar has great variety including pasta salads, grilled vegetables, tuna and chicken salad. The place does high volume because it is good... More 

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Waterloo, Belgium
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162 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Discovered Jacks today and was delighted. Good choice, good choice - not grande cuisine but if you accept to eat out of a box a very tasty breakfast buffet with hot and cold dishes at a price which is quite reasonable for DC. I will certainly return.

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Forney
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Ate breakfast there almost every day. Their buffet is great, the omelets are fresh and thick with several choices. They charged by the pound but I would get about a 5×5×1.5 inch omelet or larger, a 1/4 Belgian waffle and bacon for about $7 - $8. The only thing is they are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you like paying for your food by the pound and not knowing how long it's sat out... you are in luck. I only go here when I can't decide what I want, because I can just slop everything into one container and have a spice of life lunch. Not great. Usually leaves me feeling like a greasy mess, even... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois
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395 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Lots of egg choices and also potatoes. I liked that they had English muffins along with toast and other breads. Easy to get what you want quickly. It was hot and tasted good.

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Selkirk, NY
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175 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

While not a big fan of food or salad bars, Jack's Fresh is an exception. The hot food bar is hot and always appealing and so is the salad bar. There are choices for every taste. The checkout lines are efficient and this entire concept is great when work sets a time limit for lunch.

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Olney, Maryland
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525 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I'm not a big fan of buffets. The food almost always is a mixed bag. And many of them are not the great value they were originally intended to be. It's easy to run up a $10 plate if you're not careful. All that said: I enjoy popping into Jack's every once in awhile because they at least make an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1197 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3402
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-293-8844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?