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1/2 Dozen $16.0
Dozen $30.0
Local Oysters
Fried Oysters
Cup $6.0
Bowl $10.0
Soup of the Day
Cup $6.5
Bowl $12.0
Seafood Chowder
Apple and Pear Salad
spiced pecans, match stick parsnips, honey lime vinaigrette
Kale Caesar
shaved parmesan, cream cheese croutons
Beet Salad
mozzarella cheese croutons, frisee, baby kale & almonds, mustard vinaigrette
Brussels Sprouts Salad
Mint, cilantro, feta cheese, baby kale, honey mustard vinaigrette
Small $13.5
Large $26.0
Classic Fried Calamari
Small $14.5
Large $28.0
Ginger Calamari
Small $13.5
Large $19.0
Grilled Shrimp Scampi
Grillfish Crab Cake
w/ lime cilantro tartar sauce
feta, sun dried tomatoes, garlic
Fried Risotto Balls
w/manchego cheese
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
w/ tamarind glaze
Small $13.5
Large $19.0
Buffalo Shrimp
Crab Avocado Toast
Avocado spread, lump crab meat, sliced radishes
available as an appetizer or entree over linguine with your choice of a sauce: creamy garlic & wine, spicy marinara or coconut red curry
App $13.0
Entree $24.0
App $13.5
Entree $25.0
Roasted Mixed Vegetables
Sauteed Spinach
Mashed Potatoes
Buffalo Mac'n Cheese
Jasmine Rice
Choice of sauce: scampi, marinara, piccata, fra diavlo
Brussels Sprouts
w/ maple syrup & pecans
We source the finest, sustainable & local ingredients to create handcrafted food & beverages. Our setting is unmatched and the best casual, neighborhood dining in the West End. The bar is ornately decorated with massive mirrors, large columns and a multitude of glowing candles. These, along with the open kitchen where flames leap from the grill, create a warmth and intimacy in a casual atmosphere.
$35 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been a Grillfish fan since they originally opened years ago when I lived here in DC. I still come here when I travel here from new home in West Coast. It hasn’t changed since Day One. Great choice of fish, seafood, meat combo -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Eric Hans B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked across street from hotel to this restaurant. Convenient, comfortable atmosphere. Very pleasant service. Food and drink were excellent. Had a bees knees cocktail and the lobster risotto. Delicious. Definite two thumbs up.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dfrayne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing but the service was 5 stars. Our waiter Knick tended to everything and was 11/10. Would definatley come back for both food and great service!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BillGerardi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a mixed experience here for a late lunch. I ordered some oysters which were completely delicious and a glass of bubbly to go with them, which came out totally flat. Being British I didn’t complain but they should not have served flat sparkling...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank houseee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grillfish is a great West End restaurant to meet a friend for a drink or have a meal. While the menu is mostly seafood, other dishes such as homemade pasta, chicken and entree salads are available and feature locally sourced foods. Always check out the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cyndie C
Julian O, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you had a great time! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had dinner here on our first evening in DC. we chose the restaurant because it was just around the corner from our hotel and I wanted to try oysters. all the dishes we ordered were excellent and the place has a nice decor. friendly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Yurie N
Julian O, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wonderful! Thanks for dining with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A dining delight With so many restaurants to choose from we were very pleased with our meal at Grillfish. The ambiance had a French feel, cozy, gently lit, with a soft hum of conversations floating in the air. All of the choices on the menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dashgold
Julian O, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great chatting with you too! Safe travels and hope you had a great time in Richmond!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful dinner experience (first time @ Grillfish). Dinner room was elegant with very tall ceilings, nice crowd & medium noise level. Service by Anthony was outstanding .. he patiently explained the menu options, not rushing us and was very attentive. Food was very good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dragonex
Julian O, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate the feedback! Thanks for dining with us!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great meal at Grillfish when entertaining a friend from out of town. The menu was great—I especially enjoyed the Arctic Char and the risotto balls appetizer. And we had friendly and prompt service, even on a weekend night.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TheresaD818
Julian O, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

For our group of four, the food was interesting (mostly seafood, obviously), perfectly cooked, with reasonably generous servings. Service was friendly and prompt. Pleasant ambience. We will gladly return here on a future visit to DC. Reservations recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BobandBruce
Julian O, Manager at Grillfish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We will be glad to have you dining with us again! Thank you !

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Response from Twana J | Reviewed this property |
I was alone while travelling and actually felt very safe everywhere I went. Several restaurants have happy hour specials, but I don't drink so I really could not recommend a specific place.
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This is a restaurant where good casual clothes work, e.g., jeans with nice sweater or polo shirt and decent shoes. We found locals having lunch & dinner both during work and after work dressed in suits, dresses, heels, etc... More
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