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Agora

1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-332-6767
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“hummus” (33 reviews)
“tapas” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit D.C. 3 or 4 times a year for work for 2 or 3 days at a time, during which I have more than 3 meals a day just to satisfy a craving for non-chain food caused by living in Ricky Bobby country, where...More

Thank Prof_Fwy
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

There is a wide variety of small plates that are tasty and offer lots of choices including some good vegan and vegetarian options Prices seem high for the portions that for our table averaged 50 per head Service was efficient but food tended to come...More

Thank DrNic1
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Eduardo was a wonderful server who kept the mimosas flowing! The food was phenomenal, and for $37, you get all you can eat items from the brunch menu and all you can drink mimosas, bloody marys (that were actually pretty excellent), and well drinks. We...More

Thank Katie R
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you so much, Katie! We hope you did come back the following day. If not, tomorrow is Saturday! ;)

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Take this review with a grain of salt. The food was ok, not the best but not the worst either. We should have ordered from the main menu. The price for the happy hour was pretty cheap however. The server was really nice. I probably...More

Thank teedot66
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We went to Agora for the first time this evening. We were very pleased with the tastes of all the small plates. And the service was excellent, despite the fact that they had two sizable holiday parties in the house. We will be going back...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 15 December 2017

They serve up small plates here so you can proceed through your meal tapas style. We started with stuffed grape leaves and falafel. Both were very tasty. Next we enjoyed a shrimp dish prepared with olives, cherry tomatoes and cilantro. This was delicious. Next we...More

Thank Peter F
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your array of tapas! Also, happy to hear your experience was enjoyable while we were hosting two holiday parties. We hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Took a business colleague here for dinner and we were very impressed. The wait staff is attentive, the food is well-prepared and perfectly seasoned, and there's plenty of variety for any dietary restriction. Small plates make it perfect for ordering a variety and sharing. I...More

1  Thank J H
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Ate there with our daughter while we were downtown for a weekend getaway. We found this place to be outstanding. It feels like a family run restaurant and the staff is very friendly. Most of the other diners seemed to be regulars. The falafel was...More

Thank Slingerrob
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Think small plates of Mediterranean delights and you’ll arrive at Agora. This lively spot offers a nice range of “mezze” — Turkish, Lebanese and Greek — and cocktails. We sampled the calamari, which was really excellent, and the octopus, also outstanding. There’s a wide range...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Saturday brunch has never looked or tasted quite so delicious! Food kept coming out, fresh, hot pita served often. Everything was delicious. A little pricey however if a customer is looking for bottomless champagne or bloody marys, this is the place to be. My glass...More

1  Thank Debbie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
    (Q Street)
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro station. RED LINE, Q street Exit.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-6767
Description
Agora is a sensory pleasure oasis showcasing Mediterranean mazes with highlighted libations from Turkey & Lebanon and Greece.
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