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St Arnold's Mussel Bar

1827 Jefferson Pl NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2557 (Dupont Circle)
202-833-1321
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Ranked #196 of 2,722 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Farragut North Metro Station (Red); Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red); Farragut West Metro Station (Blue, Orange)
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Everything you read about how great the mussels are at St Arnold's is true. I went for their best-sale St Arnold's Mussels and you just end up eating it all! Your next step is then to try and come up with the best way to eat all the delicious sauce that's left. I overhead the fun barman say he uses... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The mussels were good and the bartender a riot. Located in Dupont, this is a classic and comfortable bar. I would definitely drop in for mussels and a beer!

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Beer and mussel? Nothing beats St. Arnold's in DC. Great intimate atmosphere, delicious mussels with many sauce selections and a wide variety of local and imported beer. I stayed in DC for few months and found myself visiting St. Arnold's over and over again. It's that good!!

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Chester, NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My husband and I went to St Arnold's for dinner and were very pleasantly surprised. They have an extensive mussels' menu and during their happy hour - which goes to 6:30 - they are half price. We had the house specialty and the mussels were plentiful and delicious. They also have a large selection of domestic and imported beers. We... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

You must go with the house mussels, although I'm sure all variations are worthy. Intimate basement venue with a great Belgium beers selection as well. As one, I found a spot at the bar but you may want a reservation for this active venue. As a great beer venue it may be hard for very large groups

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Germantown, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Been here several times and I always get the mussels. Never been disappointed. Mussels are always perfect and the fries are hot and well seasoned. Great atmosphere, reminds me of being in small restaurants in Europe. Easy access to Metro and very affordable.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is the first place we ate in DC and we really enjoyed it. The atmosphere was relaxed and the food was great. I had the spicy white wine mussels, which were really good. They serve all their mussel pots with several slices of French bread so you needn't worry about being able to sop up all the leftover juices!... More 

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place was recommended by a friend in order to meet up with some old friends. While quite at 5pm it quickly filled up and became very energetic. While not the place to go in the evening for a quiet drink, definitely the place to go for mussels and a drink. All the draft beers are Belgium based and plenty... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Best mussels ever. Get there before 6PM and a pot of mussels is only $11. Extra bread for dipping the wonderful sauce is a must. Many Belgian beers on tap. Fries and onion rings are also top notch. Peter, the bartender, is a real help for recommendations around town.

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Kensington, MD
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stopped in on a dreary Saturday in October and ended up leaving with sunny dispositions. We sat the cozy bar in front of a college football game but I couldn't remember who played. The bartender was a true professional whose charm and knowledge of the city's bars kept us entertained and never wanting. We tried a couple of their... More 

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Additional Information about St Arnold's Mussel Bar

Address: 1827 Jefferson Pl NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2557
Phone Number: 202-833-1321
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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