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“The best place around for fried fish!”

Horace & Dickie's Seafood
Ranked #1,207 of 3,367 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed May 27, 2012

When you've just GOT to have some fried fish (and you don't want to fry it yourself), go to Horace & Dickie's. I first read about it years ago in the Washington Post. It was described as a neighborhood institution popularized by firemen, policemen, teachers, doctors, lawyers, sanitation workers, etc. I gave it a try...and immediately was hooked. The fish 'sandwich' is HUGE...cooked to perfection. I'm not much for the sides - although fries are good with the fish. This is strictly takeout...and parking can be difficult to be find. NOTE: You don't go to H&D for the atmosphere. Also, the lines can be long.....but, it's definitely worth it.

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Reviewed April 8, 2012

H & D's as it is affectionately known by D.C. natives is the least expensive and best place in the city for fried fish. Get the fish! Skip crab cakes, chicken, and all else. On Good Friday the line was at least 65 people deep all day. I waited 1hour and 20 minutes for some of the tastiest whiting that I have ever had. I have found the fish to be exceptional, especially on Fridays when they are busiest.

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1  Thank JetJonesy J
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Reviewed January 6, 2012

If your in the mood for a fast food alternative, some good fried fish, chicken, fries, and good size portions for the buck. Then get in your car and get there.....Staff are usually fun and personable. Remember your going to get a fish sandwich, at a good price, and great portions because your hungry and didn't want a burger, pizza or processed fish.
They are open almost everyday, and very late hours....They didn't get on many TV/Cable shows just because..... It's not DC upscale seafood, and has never tried to be, so if it's not for you then leave room in line for everyone else :) , who likes it.

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1  Thank BigDaddy3n
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Reviewed November 27, 2011

My partner also saw this resturant on man vs food. The food was ok, but I agree it could use a lil more seasoning to be perfect! :)

I would go again...

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Reviewed August 6, 2011

Born and raised here, my family and friends have been patronizing for years. We don't like the "fish and chips" served on the west coast as it's breaded and prepared like Arthur Treachers Fish and Chips (remember that place?). We prefer a little season, corn meal and deep fried like it's done in the South. This place is always good and the fish sandwich is plenty for two people. They normally give you more than the 4 pieces that are supposed to come with it, especially if you "show em some love in the tip jar'. Fantastic cheap eats and open late night!

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