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Hank's Oyster Bar

1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
+1 202-462-4265
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried oysters” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
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221 - 230 of 612 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2015

Yes it is a seafood place and my husband had an oyster taster with 3 different East Coast oysters and 3 different West Coast oysters which he loved. Oysters are lost on me but he had a blast comparing. I LOVED the watermelon, feta and...More

Thank moomkin
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I've been a few times. I really like littlenecks and they always have some. Great seafood specials, great atmosphere. Good local beer selection. Last visit I had a wonderful grilled bluefish entree.

Thank jimmyihatetoregister
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at Hank's. The food was excellent, the drinks strong and atmosphere enjoyable. There was an incident where my girlfriend was accidentally hit in the back of the head with a wine bottle, but both the server and management was quick...More

Thank chadavid
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I honestly can't even recall what my husband and I ordered here, because, even though it was good, the noise level ruined the experience. Maybe it was the small size of the space being packed with people, maybe it is something else, all I know...More

Thank lindaannie2
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Perfect night at Hanks. Adorable neighborhood oyster bar in Dupont Circle area of DC. We were thrilled with the 6 different types of oysters on the half shell and the lobster deviled eggs were perfect. The pan seared trout with arugula and parmesan was to...More

Thank Travelcritic78
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Fresh seafood. Great service. Wonderful atmosphere. Ordered a bunch of small plates so everyone could share. Only complaint is a bit of shell in the lobster roll. Not a big deal though.

Thank Tobywaun
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Having lived in Ipswich, MA I must say my son and I were very disappointed in the clam plate they were hot, but not light and crunchy like they serve at the Clam Box in Ipswich, MA, the ceviche was very good, and my husband...More

Thank Kaliliza
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We came here for dinner and everything was wonderful! The fried oysters we shared as an appetizer were very meaty. Our drinks were well made. Our waiter was knowledgeable about the oyster selection. We would definitely come back!

Thank USAtraveler0727
Reviewed 20 June 2015

The popularity of this restaurant is well deserved: the menu features creative meals in a variety of sizes, and always offers unfailingly fresh and truly delicious oysters, shrimp, and fish. Nice staff, easy atmosphere, good beer selection. Eat inside or on the sidewalk.

Thank Leara K
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Went here for lunch today. Had the Crab Cake Sandwich with Coleslaw. The Crab Cake was awesome the Coleslaw on the other and was very bland I was not a fan at all. I would come back again just would not get the slaw. My...More

Thank BrandonM84
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15 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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