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Rappahannock Oyster Bar

1309 5th St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-7003
+1 202-544-4702
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (42 reviews)
“chowder” (4 reviews)
“caviar” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1309 5th St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-7003
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a fan of raw, this place has a great half price happy hour. We tried three different types and liked all. Service was excellent and personal. Other seafood dishes looked inviting but we're much pricer.

Thank David L
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I’m no into oysters so I go for caviar and champagne. They even a a few good cocktails. My biggest problem is the staff. Always rushing like they can’t wait to leave work and very curt and unfriendly.Its bee the same all 3 times I’ve...More

Thank 9kidsus
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Okay, I have grown instantly fond of Union Market, but the Steamed Mussels at Rappahannock are incredible. They're a little different than usual--the underlying broth is more like a French Onion soup, but it's intense, flavorful, and the onions are well carmelized. And OH the...More

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

No matter how many times I go for the champagne and caviar the waitstaff is consistently rushed and not friendly The man who is most friendly is the one who refills your water

Thank 9kidsus
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Grilled oysters, grilled octopus and the oyster chowder were all top notch. Uniquely done and perfectly executed. Wait staff was excellent also. I don't think you can go wrong here.

Thank John F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Food Taste: very good; they oysters had a good salty taste and the splash of lemon made all of them exceptional (tried all three types) Food Presentation: excellent; small portions Service: Timely Ambiance: blends with the other shops, industrial feel but cool. Dress code: casual...More

Thank jelemus3
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly great seafood in Union Market. Drinks were nicely prepared at the bar, and went well with our selections for lunch. Oysters on the half shell were enjoyed immensely by two of our party while I enjoyed the chowder All three of us chose the...More

Thank mjmccoymd
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

First you have to understand the location is not a typical restaurant and bar. This is more like a group of talented chefs decided to skip the food truck scene and and chip in for an abandoned warehouse in a part of the city that...More

Thank DaSypress
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in at Happy Hour to indulge in half price oysters. They have three VA oysters: Rappahannock, Rochambeau, and Old Salty. Each has a distinct flavor. They are $2.50 each regular price, and half that at happy hour. We ate a couple of dozen....More

Thank MemphisZ
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This restaurant is located in the Union Market and is owned by cousins who's family has operated the restaurant since 1899 . ( not in the same location) our hotel had recommended this location . It is only open from 11:30 am until approx 8...More

Thank James V
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DebbiPRN
28 August 2016|
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Response from lost175lbs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I'm not sure if they have a weekend happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1309 5th St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-7003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-4702
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