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Hank's Oyster Bar

1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
+1 202-462-4265
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“fried oysters” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1624 Q St NW, Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20009-6354
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have gone there everytime ive been in DC cuz I like it so much. I took some colleagues With to eat and sure enough had a some bad food. The oysters were still good, but the entree’s were not up to par. Sorry, but I...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went out of my way to DuPont Circle for Hanks and was worth it. Inviting layout with a bar upfront and a nice salon further into the restaurant. Friendly staff from the hostess to the server. Happy hour oysters are a fantastic deal. Had a...More

Thank SVRyder
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bumped into this place, had a blast. Really great staff. Starter: Fried oysters amazing, oyster shots a laugh, ceviche not so good, a lovely Malbec. Main: Crab cakes really great, not padded out with potatoes. Old Bay fries truly yummy. But the highlight was lobster...More

Thank BarnsburyTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had the best meal there for our anniversary trip! We had an amazing server who suggested lots of places in the area to visit and really went above and beyond. The table next to us even asked for her suggestions as...More

Thank GailLins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner. Excellent choice of seasonal vegies...fish tacos looked fantastic. Great service.

Thank Lester R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met a longtime friend for brunch and just loved it. For $35 apiece, we enjoyed bottomless drinks, a delicious app and wonderful entrees. I would go again in a heartbeat.

Thank marabel100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner, and ordered lobster bisque, the short rib, and the butternut crusted salmon. The short rib was actually very good, but the salmon was terrible. It was very bland and I also found a piece of parchment paper on my salmon. The...More

Thank michjayy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst wandering around, but I’m glad I did! The oysters were delicious - very fresh and great variety. There’s also other items on the menu but the oysters win hands down. Nice, relaxed vibe and friendly staff.

Thank 777pj777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to a private party there - and it was expertly catered - the oysters, shrimp, crabcakes, french fries and deviled eggs were all excellent!

Thank Nimblecat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a great sea food lover, but OMG! This is the best I've ever had! If I lived in DC, I'd be here every week. The shrimp is to die for! My wife and I had the small Seafood Plateau, plus a small shrimp...More

Thank boby196
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Ivanka B
8 September 2017|
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Response from akathabasca | Reviewed this property |
3-7 Pm Monday thru Saturday After 10 as well..........
16 January 2016|
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Response from n_atiggue | Reviewed this property |
Parking...I would say not. Definitely no specific parking for this restaurant or any nearby restaurants or stores. Parking in this area is at a premium. You would have to park at a garage or circle for ages looking for a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-462-4265
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