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Hank's Oyster Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
+1 202-462-4265
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fried oysters” (62 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
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1 - 10 of 640 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Was in DC for business and decided to get some oysters. The place was in walking distance from my hotel and I got there late. Decided to sit at the bar and take advantage of their special (1/2 price after 10 pm). The oysters were...More

Thank edge46
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My companions who had fried oysters said they were the best that they had experienced. I had the shrimp and calamari appetizer and the baked scallop main course - both were excellent

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 6 days ago

There were six of us in our party which included a toddler. Staff was very accommodating and helpful with the child. The food was excellent !!! Our server Michael was terrific. We ate in a room on the second floor which was smaller and made...More

Thank Smbm503
Reviewed 1 week ago

The new Hanks by the wharf is amazing. Great food, I had the fried oysters 3 nights in a row. Great happy hour 5-7, great service. A must if visiting the wharf.

Thank Nanaalmond
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here often. We always say we're just going to get raw oysters and a cocktail but invariably end up getting more. The array of oysters is always large, fresh, and delicious. They'll pull together any combination of the day's oysters you like and...More

Thank pirula778
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In town for a meeting and arrived early...staying in the Dupont Circle area and had time to get out and walk for a lunch. Decided on Hank's since I LOVE OYSTERS and being from the gulf area wanted to try different types. I received 2...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fresh seafood and a fun, diverse setting made this a very enjoyable visit. I particularly loved the red curry mussels served over white rice - belonged in a Thai restaurant. Just excellent. Service was a little goofy, but the ambiance made up for it.

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent oysters. Great ceviche. Calamari was spot on. More about the squid than the batter. Service was pretty good. at first we had a trainee but once we had a server it was fine.

Thank Okeydokey1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for years my wife and I made this our first stop for diner in DC. We'd often go twice in three days. Our favorite oyster place, and we also loved the plump peel and eat shrimp. This time the raw Oysters were good but lacked...More

Thank GregLaw
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Have gone there everytime ive been in DC cuz I like it so much. I took some colleagues With to eat and sure enough had a some bad food. The oysters were still good, but the entree’s were not up to par. Sorry, but I...More

Thank Daniel B
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Ivanka B
8 September 2017|
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Response from akathabasca | Reviewed this property |
3-7 Pm Monday thru Saturday After 10 as well..........
16 January 2016|
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Response from n_atiggue | Reviewed this property |
Parking...I would say not. Definitely no specific parking for this restaurant or any nearby restaurants or stores. Parking in this area is at a premium. You would have to park at a garage or circle for ages looking for a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-462-4265
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