We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant

4883 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
+1 202-342-9101
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (134 reviews)
“mussels” (59 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
4883 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (585)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 561 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is a bit out of your way but the food is fresh, delicious and beautifully presented. I am a big fan of scallops and I loved them here. A lot of choice for fish and seafood lovers, would take several meals to sample...More

Thank JTK595
Reviewed 2 days ago

hit there for lunch in FEB. New England Clam Chowder $12. - House Smoked Bacon, Cockles, Fried Ipswich - thinner brother I liked a lot. Nice and smoky with just enough fish flavor. Had a squid ink pasta special, it was very tasty nice staff,...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The bouillabaisse at lunch is so worth the trip. (they may give it a different name) And incredible value. A very nice place. They have a thing for oysters, and if you are a connoisseur of them, this is certainly worth the trip for you....More

Thank rgstrip
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Better than a convenient neighborhood favorite this Blacksalt can be depended on for an excellent meal. Not just for seafood lovers. Market fresh fish and ample portions should satisfy the most demanding customers. Desserts are not a strong point Good wine list and well trained...More

1  Thank DavidWashingtonDC
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We've been to BlackSalt's for dinner with friends a couple of times in the last year or so, and it has become a favorite. The seafood is fresh and deliciously prepared, the service is excellent, the ambiance is delightful, and the location is very convenient....More

Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went for a lunch during restaurant week in Washington DC and had a very pleasant lunch. The best course I had was an appetizer of black bean soup, and I am not a black bean lover. It was excellent!! I also...More

Thank seymour1946101
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Taking advantage of Restaurant Week in the DC area, we headed into Georgetown for fresh seafood at BlackSalt Fish Market. We devoured Oysters Rockefeller and a delicious Local Magnus Pear & Baby Beet Salad as we worked on our delightful drinks, dark beer and a...More

Thank DJLangston
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Visting family in the DC area, we went for Brunch to BlackSalt. It was very nice. Food was good. I think Dinner is the better option. Make reservations well in advance. I can't wait to get back for dinner. Wonderful place.

1  Thank Janet E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It has been a while since we have been able to eat at a fine restaurant in DC, but we were in the neighborhood for something else and it was lunchtime. Our waiter started the experience by giving us a good rundown on the menu....More

2  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Haven’t visited this quaint fish market with restaurant in the back in a while but I see they haven’t missed a beat. Enjoyed cornmeal crusted fish tacos with a hummus appetizer that was fresh, light and delicious. My friend had a burger (who would have...More

1  Thank EinDC65
Nearby HotelsSee all 142 hotels in Washington DC
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
306 reviews
2.03 km away
Kimpton Glover Park Hotel
363 reviews
2.15 km away
Inns Of Virginia Arlington
225 reviews
2.38 km away
Georgetown Hill Inn
31 reviews
2.50 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Et Voila!
227 reviews
1.00 km away
Makoto Restaurant
97 reviews
.11 km away
57 reviews
1.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Washington National Cathedral
2,735 reviews
2.55 km away
Potomac Overlook Regional Park
29 reviews
1.10 km away
Gulf Branch Nature Center
5 reviews
2.12 km away
Georgetown University
201 reviews
2.43 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
26 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Ray94903 | Reviewed this property |
Corporate casual. You don't need a jacket or tie but definitely no shorts and no t-shirts. Polo shirt and Dockers are fine
30 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from T. Denise J | Reviewed this property |
Parking is in the residential neighborhood around the restaurant. The food is wonderful!!!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4883 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
    (V Street NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-342-9101
  • E-mail
BlackSalt is the much anticipated concept restaurant from Chef Jeff Black, featuring an upscale fish market fronting a vibrant bar and elegant restaurant.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing