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1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-332-6767
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • 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 today

Love this place! Either before a local theatre show, after a great day on the Mall or just because. Brunch on Sunday is wonderful. It's all about the energy and great food.

Thank Halfback68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to Agora for dinner with friends was a great experience. They were able accommodate our large group and our many dietary preferences. Their menu was allergy friendly and very easy to navigate and the food was great. We were pleasantly surprised. The waiter was...More

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here expecting a lot and were not disappointed - top notch food and service. We ordered things like the Grilled Octopus and the Kofte, all of which were fantastic. On top of that Peter the manager took care of us and was very...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What fun. Delicious Greek dishes, served small-plate style, with lots of choices. So many flavors to explore, but oh, that lamb! A casual, friendly vibe, chipper service, and a terrific flavor-to-dollar ratio. What’s not to like?

Thank R S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, great service, wonderful food, spectacular time. Service was somewhat acceptable. I recommend Cilbir...

Thank Alex T
AgoraDC, Owner at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Alex! We hope this experience entices you to dine with us again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Agora on a rainy Friday evening, and was seated at a cozy table for three. As all of us love Lebanese and Mediterranean food, we had approximately 12 selection from on menu. Each one of them was amazing. For three people, this was an...More

Thank WorldBizTraveller
AgoraDC, Owner at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's feedback like "It's one of the best menus in DC" that make us love what we do that much more and work ever harder. We truly appreciate your review and look forward to serving you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been obsessed with Turkish food lately, eating it whenever I can. I was in DC for an overnight and saw the positive reviews & thought I’d give it a try. Nice outdoor seating allowed me to be seated without reservations. The staff were courteous...More

Thank Coffeeishappiness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waitress was rude, slow, and downright nasty. Food was good enough and drinks were OK for a bottomless brunch. Avoid this place.More

Thank ejh25
AgoraDC, Owner at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're truly sorry to hear your recent experience with us missed the mark. Customer service is extremely important to us and we will be sure to share this feedback with our team in order to better serve you and others in the future. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would never have guessed that such a great restaurant was located in a younger area of DC. Definitely will go back next time I’m in town. I don’t remember how much I paid, but I do recall everything being amazing. Went for lunch and...More

Thank Junior A
AgoraDC, Owner at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is what we like to hear, Junior! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We hope to see more of you in the future.

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Our very friendly waitress was a bit overwhelming at times, but her wine recommendation was quite good, as was the food she served. Their Branzino (grilled sea bass), Garides Tava (sauteed shrimp) and Lamb riblets were major highlights, with the latter being simply superb!

Thank sakusa2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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