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Hank's Oyster Bar

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1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
12024624265
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at Hank's while in Washington, DC. The first night my husband and I both got the 3 course special. I got the boiled shrimp, lobster soup and fried oysters. The boiled shrimp was some of the best I have ever had. The soup and oysters were also amazing. We arrived to late to take advantage of the 3... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went during happy hour and it was great. Friendly staff, fresh seafood and great atmosphere. Their drinks are fantastic as well. Totally recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Dupont neighborhood restaurant on quiet but lovely street. Lobster Bisque was superb as was calamari and shrimp. Nice comfortable atmosphere.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Oysters in town! They have an oyster happy hour that is also great. Great seafood and daily specials. Service is great but had to get in if you don't have reservations in advance.

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Thank F T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hank's feels like an authentic oyster bar. Great selection of oysters. I think there were at least 8 different oysters on the menu blackboard. We ordered 2 dozen and asked for a mix. The oysters were delicious, and having a mixture was a fun way to explore the different textures and tastes that different oysters have. Their popcorn shrimp and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for late bite after 10pm, and I was recommended to go for the Happy Hour option at the bar next to restaurant. I ordered a mixture of oysters (3 pairs) as well as a portion of fried oysters and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Good experience!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at all three "Hank's Oyster Bars" and their quality of oysters and impeccable service is consistent across the board. First off, $1.25 oysters on M-F from 3-7 just can't be beat!! Tonight we ate at the one near DuPont Circle in D.C. And spent three hours enjoying the raw oysters and our server Jess who was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nine of us ranging in age from 9 to 63 enjoyed an unhurried delicious dinner in an upstairs room at Hank's. We were greeted promptly and warmly. We had several types of oyster appetizers that were excellent. The main courses were superb. I had excellent fried oysters. Some colleagues enjoyed succulent scallops. Throughout the meal, we never felt rushed, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I arrived in DC - starving! So Hank's was recommended by our concierge & it was fabulous!! Great Saturday brunch & drinks.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Title says it all. Short wait to get in. Uncaring, rote service. Good, fresh seafood. Too expensive. Many better restaurants from which to choose

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: 12024624265

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?