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Johnny's Half Shell
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Ranked #427 of 3,292 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: National Mall
Cross street: between E Street and Louisana Ave.
Transit: Union Station on the Metro Red Line. Walk across Massachussette right onto E street turn lelf on North Capitol. We are next to Wells Fargo Bank.
Description: Johnny's Half Shell is a highly acclaimed seafood restaurant in Washington DC located near Capitol Hill and Union Station. Ann Cashion, a James Beard award winning chef, uses organic produce, poultry, meat, and sustainable seafood to create memorable renditions of Chesapeake and Gulf Coast dishes. Pair the flavorful food with an amazing outdoor dining terrace, breathtaking views of the US Capitol and a vibrant happy hour and you have found your new favorite Washington DC restaurant!
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Visited during restaurant week and they had a set menu with a few choices each for app/entree/dessert...I am a fan of salads and was intrigued by the roasted butternut salad, it was delicious as was the Scottish salmon (cooked perfectly), I enjoyed it so much I returned the next night with collegues and ordered the exact same meal.

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Reviewed February 8, 2013

Our service was phenomenal. The staff was very friendly and helpful with their recommendations. The food did not disappoint. Best apple torte I've ever had! I would definitely recommend Johnny's Half Shell.

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Reviewed January 31, 2013

The service and food at Johnny's was superb! Non traditional seafood selections were a treat and the whole dining expereince was paced very well. Mostly business persons in the restaurant. My only suggestion would be for Johnny's the "bring together" their decor a bit more (either more Aquatic...or less Colonial aquatic). Otherwise, i would highly recommend!

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Reviewed January 22, 2013

Wait staff was friendly and offered helpful advice. The food was well-described (no surprises) and very good.

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1  Thank Ed B
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

Johnny's Half-Shell does New Orleans food very well. Their bread is not as crusty as you find down in NoLa, but the flavors are certainly there in the gumbo, and po-boys. The decor is smart and clean and the wiat staff has always been nice and attentive. I normally only would go for lunch, so I cannot talk about the dinner service.

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