Hank's Oyster Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

1. Hank's Oyster Bar

8.9
1624 Q St NW (at 17th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Dupont Circle · 155 tips and reviews

Scott W.Scott Wallis: My favorites are the raw oysters from the west coast, the lobster roll with no unnecessary fillers, the decadent Mac & Cheesy, the perfectly cooked scallops and the amazingly friendly staff.

Katherine K.Katherine Kennedy Allen: Surprisingly quiet place with amazing oysters- the perfect Sunday afternoon spot

Brian J.Brian Jeng: Daily changing menu a bit much to take in but great three course specials, especially for the value. Fresh oysters, barrel aged cocktails, and lobster deviled eggs definitely worth a try

Old Ebbitt Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

2. Old Ebbitt Grill

9.3
675 15th St NW (at G St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 603 tips and reviews

Heather F.Heather Fink: This is one of my favorite places, best oysters, lobster special, pie, and martinis

The Official "Finish In 4" PageThe Official "Finish In 4" Page: What's good at this place?? Practically Everything! Service...check Half Priced Oysters...check Delicious Drinks...check Eggs Benedict...check Check and CHECK. This is a MUST

Amanda W.Amanda Weddington: Grilled oysters are delish. Best oysters I had in a while. Also, the walrus burger was a great burger.

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

3. Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

9.1
1612 14th St NW (at Corcoran Street), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Logan Circle - Shaw · 120 tips and reviews

Michelle K.Michelle Krogmeier: Delicious oysters! Restaurant had an energetic vibe.

Mike K.Mike Kalen: Happy hour, oysters, great setting.

Leandro L.Leandro Lagera: One of my first great dining experiences in DC. Love the oyster Po'Boy and the bloodies...

Rappahanock Oyster Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

4. Rappahanock Oyster Bar

8.8
1309 5th St NE (in Union Market), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Ivy City · 33 tips and reviews

Shane W.Shane Worth: Having the Barcat Oyster Chowder, and it's awesome!

Shane W.Shane Worth: Now having the Seared Scallops w/ fingerling potatoes, arugula, aIoli. It's even more awesome than the awesome Bobcat Oyster Chowder w/ Benton's Bacon!

aj (andrea jo)aj (andrea jo): Great little oyster bar tucked in Union Market. Oysters and tartare were outstanding.

Eat The Rich is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

5. Eat The Rich

8.0
1839 7th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · U-Street · 38 tips and reviews

R B.R B: Best oyster and seafood bar in DC. Awesome shooters and oysters. But the homerun is the pocket stuffed Porgy for 2. Wow! Amazing! Top Chefs and the service was perfectly attentive. Try this out today!

Denisha J.Denisha Jones: The lamb is delicious. Love the oyster back too!

Scott C.Scott Cory: Great oysters, great cocktails, great food with a minimum of fuss.

Acadiana is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

6. Acadiana

8.7
901 New York Ave NW (at K St. N.W.), Washington, D.C.
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 104 tips and reviews

Erick M.Erick Mullen: The chopped seafood salad is perfect on a hot day. If you even think you like charbroiled oysters, theirs is the best I've ever had. The manger, Boo Kim, is a real gentleman.

David B.David B: The free biscuits with pepper-jelly butter, BBQ Shrimp, Turtle Soup, and Chargrilled Oysters. Po'boys are the best in DC, but are only available on weekdays at lunch.

Wes M.Wes McDougald: The oysters are great, shrimp & grits is a must have, don't forget the biscuits. For the drinkers... the Category 5!

BlackSalt is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

7. BlackSalt

9.4
4883 MacArthur Blvd NW (at V St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Foxhall-Palisades · 67 tips and reviews

Sylvia B.Sylvia Botman: Oysters, caviar and champagne!! Delicious...

Robb F.Robb Fitzsimmons: Washingtonian says don't miss: Clam chowder; raw oysters; house-cured anchovies with tonnato sauce; grilled sardines; bigeye tuna; crabcakes; butterscotch pot de crème; banana cream pie.

A A.A Alawadi: Awesome oysters. Great fish selection and not bad happy hour!

J. Paul's is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

8. J. Paul's

8.0
3218 M St NW (at Wisconsin Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Georgetown · 81 tips and reviews

Michael C.Michael Craven: Great casual place to grab some delicious food. Oyster shooters are awesome. Grab a seat by the front windows!

Ms. E.Ms. Em: Best Malpeque oysters I've ever had. Get 'em here! Perfectly shucked, too.

Hamed N.Hamed Negron-Perez: Oyster shooters are the best in town. They infuse their vodka and hand make their cocktail sauce. Awesome!!!

Clyde's of Gallery Place is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

9. Clyde's of Gallery Place

8.4
707 7th St NW (btwn G & H St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Chinatown · 223 tips and reviews

Emily H.Emily Hummel: Happy hour raw bar = 50% off = twice as many delish oysters ;)

SeanSean: Summer Happy Hour - Half-priced Oysters - $10 Crab Cake Sandwich - $6 apps

Sarah W.Sarah W.: Never have a bad meal here. Yummy raw oysters. And mussels amazing. Blackened salmon pasta really good too

Hank's Oyster Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

10. Hank's Oyster Bar

7.8
633 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Capitol Hill · 42 tips and reviews

Chelsie P.Chelsie Paulson: Loving these Charleston style oyster shooters!

Tad L.Tad Low: One of the best Oyster bars i've ever experienced. M-F Happy hour 5-7pm $1 per oyster.

VenuVenu: Seasonal cocktails are incredible here. Order pumpkin drinks during fall and gnome water if you love gin. Mac n cheese and oysters are legit as well.

Senart's Oyster & Grille Room is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

11. Senart's Oyster & Grille Room

7.6
520 8th St SE, Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Capitol Hill · 25 tips and reviews

Timothy M.Timothy Mountcastle: oysters from washington state and prince edward island are the best. albarino and salad delicious

Tini G.Tini Gilcrease: Their Moscow Mule is the best in the city, hands down! Fresh oysters, jumbo shrimp and perfectly poached lobster are my go-tos! Their hanger steak is mouthwatering delicious!! Try it!

Bitches Who BrunchBitches Who Brunch: The Bitches Say: B-. Senart's Oyster & Chophouse has a great atmosphere and a good raw bar, but the entrees need some work.

Oceanaire Seafood Room is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

12. Oceanaire Seafood Room

8.6
1201 F St NW (at 12th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 36 tips and reviews

Mark C.Mark Cooper: Get the crab cakes, they are different and great. Also the Alpine Bay oysters won our taste test.

Michael W.Michael Wright: $1 Oysters at the bar every Sunday! You cannot beat that.

PP: Mahi Mahi w crab meat on top. The best! Oh and get the crab cake too. Oh and alpine is the best oyster.

Legal Sea Foods is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

13. Legal Sea Foods

8.7
704 7th St NW (at G St NW), Washington, D.C.
Seafood Restaurant · Chinatown · 82 tips and reviews

Sara D.Sara Decker: 6 oysters for $6 at happy hour!

Walburga A M.Walburga A Marder: Happy Hour Oysters and great wine menu

Christina Z.Christina Zhang: Great oysters.

Union Market is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

14. Union Market

9.5
1309 5th St NE (Neal Place NE), Washington, D.C.
Market · Ivy City · 152 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: It will feature 14 regular stalls, including Rappahannock Oyster Co., Righteous Cheese, Lyon Bakery, TaKorean, DC Empanadas, Peregrine Espresso, and Trickling Springs Creamery. Read more.

Ameya B.Ameya Bhende: The oyster spot is VERY good

Alex M.Alex Morozov: HVig some delish oysters, white wine, and decidig what to follow up with. Some gravlox, more wine... you know, the "youjh". A good way to unwind after an awesome vip tour of the Capitol Building!

Captain White's Seafood is one of The 15 Best Places for Oysters in Washington.

15. Captain White's Seafood

8.5
1100 Maine Ave SW (@ The Waterfront), Washington, D.C.
Fish Market · Southwest Washington · 42 tips and reviews

Chuq Y.Chuq Yang: Grab a couple dozen oysters and shuck 'em all!

Marlene P.Marlene Plumley: The BEST fried oysters anywhere!

Marlene P.Marlene Plumley: They have the fattest, most juicy fried oysters. Mmmmmm!