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Hot N Juicy crawfish

2651 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1546
+1 202-299-9448
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crawfish” (124 reviews)
“crab legs” (24 reviews)
“cajun fries” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
2651 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1546
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Locals highly recommended this place. Seafood combos are served in a bag, by the pound, with your choice of several sauces. Try the original hot and juicy sauce. You also choose spice level - even the baby spice has a kick to it! You eat...More

Thank LJFDenver_CO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are friendly but very much going through the motions when explaining how things work: my first time there so didn't know what to expect. Basically you get a bib, some plastic gloves, an empties bucket and a plastic bag full of seafood. You eat...More

Thank nobster666Cardiff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night at Hot n Juicy Crawfish in Washington, DC is mad wild. A total get down and dirty eating of all types of seafood. Main problem is the location and size of restaurant. The restaurant is small. Always crowded as it was on April...More

Thank 61rhondag
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I always like to try a new place when I am out out town, this was definitely different from home. Oysters on the half shell was delicious!! The Crawfish was excellent a bit messy but that was the fun of it. If you like it...More

Thank Wasana M
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

First, let me say that I walk into every restaurant hoping that I'll absolutely love it. I want to be able to rave about a place. Hot N Juicy was no different. I love crawfish. I wanted to love this place, but so many service...More

1  Thank wandermuffin
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were visiting Washington, D.C. and wanted to eat some crawfish. Our daughter told us this was a hot and new place that was getting rave reviews. The restaurant was so busy we had to wait 40 minutes to be seated. We didn't mind the...More

1  Thank Pseudolazysod
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a bite & a brew at this location after checking into our hotel. Our server took very good care of us, explaining the seasonings, etc. We split a catfish poboy, etouffee, and sweet potato fries - mighty fine with an Abita! Only...More

Thank GeorgiaBirdGirl
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I think my title does a good job of summing up my experience. I first saw this restaurant on Man Vs Food and have always wanted to visit a location ever since. I was not disappointed. I started with huge flavorful head-on shrimp in the...More

2  Thank RockledgeRick
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant for anyone who loves seafood, especially crab legs and spicy shrimp. With that said, the menu offerings are diverse in that in addition to crab legs and spicy shrimp, one can choose from a variety of fried seafood as well...More

1  Thank VirginiaTraveler805
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

You would not believe that food served in plastic bags would be awesome. But oh my goodness! After you get over the cozy spot and food in a plastic bag you will be in heaven. My favorite is the hot and juicy sauce baby spice....More

1  Thank KingArtQueenLiz
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Questions & Answers
5 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from BobBarb | Reviewed this property |
don't think they do and as others have said the Bar area is tiny. overall it's a small restaurant and it's the kind of place that people linger.
Melissa R
27 February 2016|
Response from RitaNguyen | Property representative |
Hello Melissa, Thank you for your inquire; as long as you are not allergic to seafood we defiantly have some non-spicy alternatives for you and your son. When you come in please let your waitstaff know that you are not a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2651 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1546
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-299-9448
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