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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fried oysters” (64 reviews)
“seafood” (82 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 yesterday

Recently we spent a long weekend in DC and were able to get into Hanks on Q St for dinner. We had an early reservation but due to track closures on the train had a bit of a mess trying to get from MOB to...More

Thank Nance L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hanks is a chain throughout DC. We’ve been to the one in old town and tried the one on the wharf today. They don’t have a listing yet for review so I leave it here. The wharf is still developing so it’s hit or miss...More

Thank DoctorCP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place looks like a typical dining room, fast food. And in fact, it's from the point of view of eating - it's terrible. the only thing you can eat is the oysters of the living, they can not be spoiled, because you do not...More

Thank Андрей Л
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good oyster happy hour prices. great service, nice spiced shrimp, good deviled eggs, nice oyster selection, decent fries and good mac. what else does one need?

Thank Tellus9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Hank's before going to the nearby Keegan Theatre. The Lighthouse oysters were phenomenal, large and briny. Service was attentive but not intrusive, and they comped us a couple of treats for my daughter's birthday.

Thank KCrake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think a lot of people are putting reviews down for the new location for The Wharf, which is separate as this is the location on Q St in Dupont. This location is very welcoming as soon as you walk in with the staff, nice...More

Thank holybucket
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My partner, Marcus, and I sat at the bar, dined upon oysters on the half shelf (during a late night "oyster happy hour"), followed by popcorn shrimp and fried calamari in a cone, then finished with some braised ribs. The ribs, succulent, were a highlight,...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I am not an Oyster eater but my husband is. He LOVED the oysters! I could have ate my body weight in mac n cheese! It was the best I had ever had and was around $7.00! This is a must stop if you like...More

Thank Noelle G
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

So much fun to see the new Wharf neighborhood and enjoy Hanks in a new location. There are no bugs to work out! Excellent service. Beet salad was outstanding and so were the oysters. We ate early (around 6) by the time we left it...More

Thank HeleneDC
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Was in DC for business and decided to get some oysters. The place was in walking distance from my hotel and I got there late. Decided to sit at the bar and take advantage of their special (1/2 price after 10 pm). The oysters were...More

Thank edge46
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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