Hank's Oyster Bar

100% love it
Modern Take on traditional New England Seafood Stand
Hank's has a great menu, with tons of nightly specials so check the board when you walk in. Also, their location is just steps away from some great Dupont bars, making it easy to blow too much money on delicious seafood on a drunken evening in D.C.
  • 1624 Q ST NW
    Washington, DC 20009
    Near: at 17th St NW
  • Dupont
  • Website
  • Mon-Tue 5:30pm-10:00pm
    Wed-Thu 5:30pm-11:00pm
    Fri 11:30am-11:00pm
    Sat 11:00am-11:00pm
    Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
  • (202) 462-4265
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    • DCJeep
      DCJeep Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great little gem!!
      This is a must go when in DC!! The staff here is the best. Food also is unbelievable. Everything is fresh daily from the oysters right down to there salads! Just remodel and looks amazing!!!!

    • danejeffery79
      danejeffery79 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great experience
      delicious scallops, shrimp, lobster bisque. Great experience!!

    • KareemMcJagger
      KareemMcJagger Over a year ago

      La Vie en Rose is tasty! And the Getaway is a very cool twist on your classic greyhound. The Hangtown Fry is savory/salty amazingness (though I would have preferred about half the sauce)!

    • rusteebear
      rusteebear Over a year ago

      Try the Grilled Baby Octopus - So tender!!! Yum-o!

    • MarcAnthony9999
      MarcAnthony9999 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great meal in Dupont Circle
      Hanks is one of my favorite restaurants in Washington and I make it a point to visit every trip! I love their fresh seafood and the Happy Hour Oyster deal is a MUST!

    • baasecha1
      baasecha1 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Fresh and Fun
      Hank's Oyster bar is great! I am not even an oyster fan, but the other menu offerings are regional treats and fresh fried seafood finds. I love the lobster roll. The place doesn't take reservations and is tiny, but that is part of the fun. A great Dupont spot to fill your belly before you hit 17th St. bars.

    • rswallis
      rswallis Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Comfortable, Friendly, Authentic
      The lesbian owned Hank's Oyster Bar never disappoints...unless you can't get in right away. The small, exposed brick space feels large due to its double height ceiling and the staff bends over backwards to be outgoing and welcoming. Chef/owner Jamie Leeds cooks up succulent oyster po-boys, mouth-watering chicken schnitzel, and my favorite seared scallops. The menu changes daily. A neighborhood restaurant that people travel to. Gay, str8, and fun. There's even a second location in Old Town Alexandria for our Virginia friends.