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1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-332-6767
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate there with our daughter while we were downtown for a weekend getaway. We found this place to be outstanding. It feels like a family run restaurant and the staff is very friendly. Most of the other diners seemed to be regulars. The falafel was...More

Thank Slingerrob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Think small plates of Mediterranean delights and you’ll arrive at Agora. This lively spot offers a nice range of “mezze” — Turkish, Lebanese and Greek — and cocktails. We sampled the calamari, which was really excellent, and the octopus, also outstanding. There’s a wide range...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday brunch has never looked or tasted quite so delicious! Food kept coming out, fresh, hot pita served often. Everything was delicious. A little pricey however if a customer is looking for bottomless champagne or bloody marys, this is the place to be. My glass...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always loved the food I experienced in Turkey and welcomed this Washington version. The share appetizers were a great way to experience several choices and the wraps were done in a generous portion. Service was a bit slow getting started but very pleasant.

Thank Freddiemf
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A friend recommended this great place, right near Dupont Circle (convenient!) and I'm so glad - it was fantastic. Great service, great food - will definitely be back. There is outdoor seating, which is lovely. Great for anytime dining, birthday - any excuse is a...More

Thank Barbra B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It was my birthday and I wanted to try something new and Agora did not disappoint. Our waiter Onur was just the best. I mean THE BEST. We had so much fun trying his recommendations. Our 10 year old has decided that Greek food is...More

Thank girlearl
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aw - thank you so much for your awesome review! It's always a delight to hear when everyone enjoys the meal, including the little ones! You are very welcome and we hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went solely on TripAdvisor recommendation and was just delighted! The weather was perfect so we got a table outside and tried a little bit of everything and each course was better than the next. Wish I could tell you what I had but don't remember...More

Thank mfs20
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The food was excellent, the bottle of Pinot Noir at 1/2 price was perfect; the outdoor dining setting on a delightful September evening was great; and the service was very attentive, with foods arriving at a relaxed pace.

Thank Al M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was so accomdating it was a pleasure dining there. We went from a table for 6 to a table for 14 and the restaurant said no problem. The food was delicious, thenservice was a bit spotty but the waiter was so nice and...More

Thank David_deF
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The service was first class. If you like Turkish/ Greek/ Mediterranean food then this is HEAVEN! Food was absolutely delicious. And great range of beers, had the Turkish bottled beer Efes, very nice. Great atmosphere. The Agora is on 17th Street. we ate outside and...More

Thank rodmonterey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
Agora is a sensory pleasure oasis showcasing Mediterranean mazes with highlighted libations from Turkey & Lebanon and Greece.
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