Sweet Diablo – (Sweet Devil) is a downtown Portuguese Cafe in Washinton, DC. Owners Rosa Silva and Nuno Geraldes Freire opened the cafe in 2012 to bring the flavor of Portugal to the Capital city.


Pastéis de Nata, Bolas de Berlim, Queijadas, Chocolate Mousse, NYUC (Not Your Usual Cheesecake), Paninis, salads, fresh made breads, fine cheese, meats and fresh produce highlight the menu cooked the Portuguese way by Chef Michael Guerrieri. The cafe was recently featured on RTP – Noticias.

“Sweet Diablo creates savory and sweet temptations using the finest ingredients and a dedication to the European culinary tradition. Born from our childhood experiences in Portugal, we believe food should be an experience that takes over your mouth, mind and soul. Stop by our café or try our catering menu, and let us create a Sweet Diablo experience for you that is pure temptation.”

The cafe is open for Breakfast – Lunch, takeout and early Dinner until 7 pm. Catering is available to bring a taste of Europe to your office meetings, functions or other events.

Featuring:  The Best Chocolate Cake in the World

by Chef Carlos Braz Lopes

“Sweet Diablo is proud to feature renowned Portuguese Chef Carlos Braz Lopes signature chocolate cake. This flourless, gluten-free confection features thin, crunchy chocolate meringue layers filled with a creamy chocolate mousse and a ganache top. A popular sensation in Portugal, Spain, Australia and Brazil,  Sweet Diablo is proud to be the exclusive distributor of the Best Chocolate Cake in the World in the United States.”





Monday through Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Thursday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

A taste of Portugal in downtown Washington, DC, the Sweet Diablo Café is open Monday through Friday for breakfast, lunch and take-out orders.

Contact Them:

Phone: (202) 808-2036

Email: or


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(Entrance on M Street between 19th and 20th Streets)

1200 19th St. NW

Suite 130

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 808-2036

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