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Hot N Juicy crawfish

2651 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1546
+1 202-299-9448
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
2651 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1546
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

A friend of mine took me to Hot & Juicy thinking it would be a taste of home since I am from Louisiana. She was right. When you arrive, expect for there to be a line and a crowd of people. This is a hot...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lou1s1ana_LEGEND
Reviewed December 11, 2018

A fun restaurant for seafood lovers. Different seafood options can be chosen by the pound and spices chosen and then they are boiled in a bag and dumped on the table. Plastic bibs and plastic gloves were available!! We had shrimp and crawfish hot and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KarenR2154
Reviewed December 9, 2018

For the longest, Hot N Juicy was a highly recommended spot, so I had to give it a try it. My cousin and I walked in during the busy lunch hour, but we were seated immediately. Two minutes of waiting tops. Our server was attentive,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sweetanddandy
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Having that I been to the shaking crab before where there was absolutely much room. It made enjoying food not so exciting! The sauce is okay but I would prefer a bit sweeter taste and spice :) I’m glad we were able to make jokes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tajluna18
Reviewed October 16, 2018

My sister and I spent a good chunk of time growing up in Louisiana and love cajun food. We decided to give this place a shot with our friends from the Czech Republic. We got the big crawfish boil, shrimp and crawfish po-boys, sweet potato...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The wait is stupid, the place is small, and the food just dont taste like real seafood. they come up stairs from the basement with so calledseafood and the location is no where near any water. Nothing on the menu that I had was good...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Nikoshia W
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We were in town for an evening and fancied good food and something different. This place come up on trip advisor and I’m so glad we found it.. When we arrived our server very quickly came over (even though was really busy) with water and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank char100290
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Staff were friendly and explained everything on the menu,, your food you eat with you hands ( gloves supplied) and it’s served in a plastic bag,, sounds awful but it’s great bibs supplied also we had the works and the food was amazing definitely go...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank P7207CPrichardg
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

While perhaps not appropriate for a first date, the snow crab legs in Baby Spice Garlic Butter with corn on the cob was delicious. The service was great, which was surprising since this place was slammed packed. Looking forward to returning the next time we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DWAlexander
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Great local dive for seafood, really casual, small, crowded, loud music and really yummy... The hot N juicy spice was liquidy and messy while eating but fun. Using the bib was a must. Recommend the medium spicy garlic level of seasoning..has a little kick but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PookeyBear
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Questions & Answers
July 4, 2016|
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Response from BobBarb | Reviewed this property |
don't think they do and as others have said the Bar area is tiny. overall it's a small restaurant and it's the kind of place that people linger.
Melissa R
February 26, 2016|
Response from RitaNguyen | Property representative |
Hello Melissa, Thank you for your inquire; as long as you are not allergic to seafood we defiantly have some non-spicy alternatives for you and your son. When you come in please let your waitstaff know that you are not a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2651 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1546
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-299-9448
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