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Our fresh, high-quality food features locally-sourced ingredients and is made with love by DC Central Kitchen staff and students.

DC CENTRAL KITCHEN Cafe at the KLein center

Located in the lobby of DC Central Kitchen’s headquarters at the Michael R. Klein Center for Jobs & Justice in SW DC, The Klein Center Cafe serves fresh coffee, delicious pastries, and light fare featuring locally-sourced ingredients.

In addition to finding high-quality meal items for breakfast and lunch, customers can purchase a variety of snacks, including soft-serve ice cream, and use the cafe’s to-go window to pick up orders quickly.  Seasonal outdoor seating is also available, weather permitting.

Following the model of our other two Social Enterprise Cafes, The Klein Center Cafe provides on-the-job training to youth and adults facing barriers to employment.

Address: 2121 First Street SW (first floor of the Riverpoint apartment building on V Street SW)

Hours: Monday – Friday | 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

DCCK Cafe at the Klein Center

DC Central Kitchen seeks to build on our acclaimed job training services with an innovative apprenticeship for Food and Beverage Management. All cafes are staffed with graduates of our industry-leading Culinary Job Training program.

Learn more about our training program >

Contact Information

Andy Finke, Chief Operating Officer