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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (133 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (29 reviews)
“mussels” (56 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
4883 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
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Reviewed 6 days 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

Thank Hugo P
Reviewed 1 week 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.

Thank Erica R
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank Evita_1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here our last night of vacation. This restaurant is located in a residential area and although it was located only 4 miles from hotel, we had to take a Lyft car to get there. There are no Metro stops...More

Thank Mary Kay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our anniversary dinner and had a wonderful time. We enjoyed the clam chowder which is very unique and flavorful. We also enjoyed the crab cake very much! Our entrees were also wonderful! We enjoyed the Gemfish and Swordfish and the flavors...More

Thank ohohmai
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Best seafood place in Washington, very nice soft shell crab appetizers and fresh oysters in several varieties. I liked the cl chowder and addies mussels as well. They charge a $25 corkage fee if you want to bring your own special wine

Thank dccharlie1
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a very good restaurant. I especially enjoyed the crab cakes with soft boiled eggs one Sunday. I do find the food very rich and couldn't eat here often.

Thank gentinasybil
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

When you walk into this place you are really not sure if its a fish monger or a restaurant . Actually it's both. The restaurant uses high quality ingredients and focuses on its reputation for fish. The dishes are of the highest quality, beautifully prepared...More

Thank P G
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26 August 2016|
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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
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24 July 2015|
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29 January 2015|
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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.