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Kellari Taverna

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1700 K St NW, Frnt 7, Washington DC, DC 20006-3812 (17th street)
+1 202-535-5274
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Hyattsville, Maryland
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have walked by this well placed K St. restaurant many times and been curious about it. Last week I dined there with friends, and had great meals and great service. Its a Greek restaurant, with beautiful fish, appetizers, dessert and wine. They had a lunch deal so you could enjoy an appetizer, entree and dessert for $30. It was... More 

Thank wetired
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish are fresh but the presentations are average, not exceptional, which is expected at this price range. Large , spacious and expensive. Service is good.

Thank HansGH16
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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307 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I utilized a groupon for a lobster dinner for two on sunday nights only. Since, the inauguration events closed my office for the week, I had time to check this place out with my date. The Lobster dinner for two, is restricted to a set of appetizers, either grilled or baked Lobster, a glass of wine and two desserts. The... More 

Thank Sundncr
Decatur, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
561 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 395 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We were looking for a great lunch and just happened to find Kellari Taverna at happy hour time. We tried their $1 oysters and the Bilini. Both were awesome! Great prices and awesome food! Love this place!

Thank MNM1011
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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202 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Octopus was out of this world...as was the Dover Sole. Service was over the top. Sammy is truly someone that cares more about you being satisfied than turning tables. Everything we had was very close to food we enjoyed in Greece. We'd go back there whenever we returned to DC

Thank Dave M
Alexandria, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Monday, December 19, 2016... Dinner with two friends and we had a great time. Very busy bar area for happy hour. Nice setting. Service was timely and attentive but not intrusive. Well-poured cocktails... Delicious. Appetizer (calamari), entrée (grilled branzino), and desserts were all very good, not mind-blowing, but very good. Pricey but worth it for fresh seafood properly prepared. Definitely... More 

Thank Max G
Kensington, Maryland
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186 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

There are a bazillion downtown evening joints. Came here and sat in the bar for happy moment. It was decent. Came here for dinner when all bottles were half price. It was decent. Why go to a decent place that wants you to spend 30 to $50 a pound for grilled fish...indecent! Won't be back except for happy hour. BTW... More 

Thank Martin D
Silver Spring, Maryland
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for deliciously prepared fresh fish grilled Mediterranean style, this is the place. It's a bit pricey but you do get what you pay for. The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is because the service could be improved. Enjoy!

Thank Virginia S
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit to Kellari, first I visited for brunch and it was excellent. Second time around and George (our waiter) recognized us and made our evening date an absolute delight. The food is authentic Greek. I really enjoyed the spanakopita, one of the best I've had in DC. The Decor and lighting are perfect to set the... More 

Thank Noemi R
Weston, Florida
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813 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very good experience at Kellari. We went for dinner and at first were disappointed that the fixed dinner menu in their website wasn't offered that night. We decided to have a salad and several appetizers for our meal. Terrific choice! Lovely attention, they bring a little dish of delicious olives as well as a great humus as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 K St NW, Frnt 7, Washington DC, DC 20006-3812
    (17th street)
  • Public Transportation: One Block from Farragut north and Farragut West Metro Stations. We are located on K Street in the Middle of the block between Connecticut Av. and 18th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-535-5274
Serving the finest seafood with a Greek Mediterranean flare. Join us for a simple yet elegant dining experience in the heart of Washington D.C.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?