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Hank's Oyster Bar

1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6355 (Dupont Circle)
202-462-4265
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Ranked #89 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Fish & Chips
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Denver
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

We went here based on good tripadvisor reviews and were disappointed. No complaints with the staff; we just weren't pleased with our meals. For the price we expected better.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

The oysters were delicious, from a variety of locations.

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Washington, DC
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

great food but expensive, seafood was fresh, service great, no dessert menu

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

This restaurant is usually very crowded (often uncomfortably so, with tables very close together). A bit of a "scene".

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

amazing oysters from the west coast, northeast and local

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Boston, MA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Seven of us had dinner at Hank's Oyster Bar to celebrate my nephew's 30th birthday. The restaurant is located on two floors - a bar and dining room on first floor, and small dining area with another bar on second floor. We had dinner in the 2nd floor small dining room, and my nephew invited twenty-five guests to join us... More 

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tampa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Enjoyed the Gin Rickey and the Grapefruit Cocktail. Oysters and Fried Olives were great. Loved the Octopus with olives.

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St Louis, Missouri
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131 reviews 131 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

I have been to this restaurant a couple of times in the past. They don't take reservations for under 6 people. The food was okay this time. It is a Terribly LOUD restaurant even after changing tables twice. Sitting outside is the best option.

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Best lobster roll I've had in the DC metro area AND they feature a killer Dark and Stormy on the cocktail menu.

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Montpelier, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Might as well label this establishment a DC Landmark; at 5 years young it feels as though Hank's has been around since Prohibition. Attentive service, delicious oysters. We started with a dozen, and preceded to order 2 dozen more. Love the way they serve them with a ticket so you can mark the different varieties. Soft shell crabs were a... More 

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Additional Information about Hank's Oyster Bar

Address: 1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6355
Phone Number: 202-462-4265
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood, Fish & Chips

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