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Agora

1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-332-6767
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“hummus” (35 reviews)
“tapas” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for brunch with a couple of friends... The place was full yet I had done a reservation. Brunch has 2 sitting times, I chose 1:30 pm. We sat down and started ordering, food always arrived on time and made fresh. Omelets were great,...More

Thank EriKuey25
AgoraDC, Owner at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing Agora, Erik! We hope to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what an incredible brunch spot. Tapas style Mediterranean at its finest! Loved that I got to try so many different dishes. The flavors are off the charts and keep you wanting more. Would love to venture back! The bread alone is drool worthy. They...More

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Sat outside and had a great dinner. Love the small plates concept. The service was wonderful and the 4 dishes we had were superb! A restaurant you must go to when in DC.

Thank HelenfromFL
AgoraDC, Owner at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

This is what we like to hear! Thank you for taking the time to review us Helen from Florida.

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Turkish and Lebanese cuisine: High choice menu at moderate prices. Our selections for two seniors: Baba ghanouuj (yes), tuna tartar (served in small cubes shaped like a somewhat flat cupcake, my husband would have preferred slices), seafood orzo (bowl of squid (various pieces and too...More

Thank ArtsyGalBaltimore
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I came here with some friends last weekend for the bottomless brunch. I usually don't like bottomless brunches because they encourage waste and leave me feeling engorged, but I acceded to the group's desire. If one person gets the bottomless brunch at the table, then...More

Thank bbb421
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This was the best Greek/Mediterranean food I have had in this area Everything was absolutely great including the service

Thank מיכל ד
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for your high praises and taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience so much, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Had an excellent meal here during a weekend visit to DC, with delicious food, and friendly, warm service. We had the heirloom carrots with herbs, shredded zucchini, brussel sprouts, chef's borek with herbs, cheeses, vegetables and tomato marmalade, grilled branzino and grilled chicken with zatar...More

Thank maranat
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Husband and I went to dinner at Agora based on recommendation of someone we met while visiting DC...have to say that it was the BEST recommendation received! The restaurant is small-ish (patio was not open) but the vibe is casual and welcoming. Having never had...More

Thank Dabb2018
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Yay - that is great to hear! We always love hearing that our guests had a great time upon a recommendation! Glad you were able to experience our Monday wine promo too and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

the friend who invited me said that this is her favorite happy hour spot, but I didn’t see the appeal. There was nothing special about the taste, presentation or quantity of the food. Drinks were so so too. Perhaps it was sour grapes because I...More

Thank Catriona R
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A friend and I went to a museum and found Agora on Yelp with great ratings. We ordered $35 Restaurant Week and the dining experience was delish and worth every penny! Not one hundred authentic Mediterranean food, but it was close enough. The deal included...More

Thank roberlynn
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

We're happy you enjoyed our Restaurant Week special and everything turned out delicious! Hope to have you back soon for bottomless brunch or happy hour!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
    (Q Street)
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro station. RED LINE, Q street Exit.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-6767
Description
Agora is a sensory pleasure oasis showcasing Mediterranean mazes with highlighted libations from Turkey & Lebanon and Greece.
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