Browse Books While Waiting for an Upscale Meal at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café

When you think of a bookstore with attached café, you’re likely picturing something much less involved than Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café.

Kramerbooks is jam-packed with the newest releases and classic favorites. But when you step back into Afterwords Cafe, that’s where things get a little wild. The food and drinks at Afterwords Café are more worthy of a high-end hot spot than a casual bookstore. From the full bar with custom cocktails and exquisite wines, to the food menu with classy entrees and dangerous desserts, Afterwords Café is a destination for delicious food and drink. After all, not many bookstore cafes can serve you a perfectly cooked petite filet mignon alongside a cocktail featuring no less than four fancy ingredients.

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café is located in Dupont Circle. Be sure to make your Afterwords Café reservation via the website or Open Table app, but if you have to wait for a table, there is no better place to do so than at Kramerbooks.