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BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant

4883 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
+1 202-342-9101
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (134 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (29 reviews)
“mussels” (57 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
4883 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
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Reviews (552)
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1 - 10 of 552 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have loved BlackSalt in the past, but recent visits have been disappointments. The salmon at lunch used to be great, but it's been lackluster lately so I tried the grilled skirt steak Greek salad. I don't know what was supposed to be Greek about...More

Thank lisaboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great table and were able to watch the kitchen including one of the guys cleaning up who smiled at me every time he walked past. It was not a chef table per say but glass doors to the kitchen, very cool. Server...More

Thank LDtravelalot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very limited seafood menu. Fish tacos were not as good as the local chain. Doesn't begin to compare with Legal Seafood. However has nice ambiance and good service.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was incredible and reasonably priced for good portions of fresh fish however the service was not very welcoming or friendly and we left very happy with the food but not feeling like a valued customer!

Thank Olivia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong - this restaurant is OK. The seafood is fresh; the service is good. But beyond that well, its average - the food is OK; not great and it is really expensive! I mean for the money - its just not that...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant where to eat fresh fish. They have two separate parts within it, onw is for reservations and the other one is first in first serve. The food was deliciuos and the treat exquisite. We had a fish stew bowl with calamari,...More

1  Thank Hugo P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I ate here with a large group that the staff accommodated wonderfully - even when we arrived much earlier than our reservations and stayed past closing. They were fantastic! Oyster appetizers were perfect. Sea bass - fantastic.

1  Thank Erica R
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Although is a restaurant that specializes in fish diners I was able to order s 10 oz steak that was grilled perfect. Served with onion rings and water rest salad. The dessert was superb I had a key lime pie. Delicious!

1  Thank Evita_1957
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A birthday dinner selection and what a winner.Pricey but about as good as seafood gets, super fresh with imagination in preparation. The menu is not that large but every choice offered a conceptual adventure. I had the Big eyed tuna, the combination of ingredients was...More

Thank kevin g
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I invited a friend for lunch to Blacksalt restaurant. The food and the service was perfect. Must try their seafood stew. Will go again.

Thank Nader H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is your dress code?
26 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Ray94903 | Reviewed this property |
Corporate casual. You don't need a jacket or tie but definitely no shorts and no t-shirts. Polo shirt and Dockers are fine
Where is parking?
30 January 2015|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from T. Denise J | Reviewed this property |
Parking is in the residential neighborhood around the restaurant. The food is wonderful!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4883 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
    (V Street NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-342-9101
  • E-mail
BlackSalt is the much anticipated concept restaurant from Chef Jeff Black, featuring an upscale fish market fronting a vibrant bar and elegant restaurant.
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