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St Arnold's Mussel Bar

1827 Jefferson Pl NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2557 (Federal Triangle)
202-833-1321
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Ranked #280 of 2,650 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Federal Triangle
Transit: Farragut North Metro Station (Red); Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red); Farragut West Metro Station (Blue, Orange)
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Little bar that was quiet during lunchtime, with a great waitress with great knowledge of the beers available. We were here for a business meeting, and although very casual atmosphere, the whole group thoroughly loved the food. Seating is wooden and a little uncomfortable after a while, but the air con is great considering the humidity during summer. Basement setting,... More

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Frankfurt
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I made this our regular Sunday afternoon spot during our time in DC. On Sundays there's more of a regulars crowd, so it's not loud or crowded. The food was always good - loved the mussels and wings! Very good beer selection, and a cool Sunday bartender to match. St. Arnold's is a great spot for a... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

LOUD LOUD LOUD Honestly, my ears ached after having dinner here. Music playing, very crowded, people talking at the top of their voices, tile floors reflecting the sound. Hard to have any conversation. The food was just OK. LOUD LOUD LOUD

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Alexandria, Va
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Good place as most reviewers noted with lots of choices of mussels and only $11 during Happy Hour; however, frites are extra $3. One friend tried the Thai ones, which were not bad, and another tried the classic mussels, which were pretty good. My spicy mussels however were so spicy I could only eat the mussels after shaking all the... More

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Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I love going to this place. The mussels are awesome! They have many different options to choose from....make sure to order more bread because you will definitely want it to soak up the extra sauce that comes with the mussels. They also have a good beer selection and you can order 0.5 or 1 liter glasses! The food is great... More

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Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Wife and I ate her last week. We love seafood; and the mussels here were awesome. Several different varieties on the menu. Place is small and a bit dark, but don't be deterred, you are about to have a great meal. Servers were friendly and attentive. Very good meal, and very good value. Highly recommend, and we will return on... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We visited this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend and were definitely not disappointed! We were pleasantly surprised that the restaurant is located on a rather small side-street, so traffic noise was not a bother. We made reservations since we were going on a Friday evening, but did not need them; the establishment was busy, but not overcrowded. If... More

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This was truly a gem of a find on our recent trip to DC. All the food ordered in our party was amazing.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

You got to try their mussels in their house specialty stew..it's so good and the mussels are so fresh...the buffalo wings can be better but try are really good at mussels... Worth a visit for mussels lovers!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I wanted some mussels. We happened to hear about this place from a co-worker. We went on a Thursday night during happy hour and found the place to be super friendly and clean. We both selected mussels with different sauces and enjoyed them tremendously. Our waiter suggested a few options and while i didn't take the suggestions,... More

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