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Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  • 1309 5th St. NE, Washington, 20002, United States
  • 50 USD • Seafood
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MICHELIN Guide United States

Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  • 1309 5th St. NE, Washington, 20002, United States
  • 50 USD • Seafood
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Set inside the buzzing Union Market, Rappahannock Oyster Bar is so much more than a popular bivalve joint. The feel-good revival story behind it will make you feel more philanthropist than hungry diner, and the ambience is everything you’d expect and then some: counter space, communal seating, a sprinkling of outdoor tables and an open-air vibe.
While the spotlight here is on the raw bar (order the sampler, a veritable love letter to the Virginia waters), cooked dishes give those half-shells a run for their money. Clam chowder is thick, creamy and full of briny meat; and though the steamed shrimp dish sounds simple, these spicy shell-on specimens, served with a hunk of bread, sautéed onions and peppers, are a messy but delicious affair.

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Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • V American Express credit card
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • M Diners Club credit card
  • } Mastercard credit card
  • X Visa credit card
  • a Wheelchair access

Information

+1 202-544-4702
Opening hours
Monday: lunch & dinner
Tuesday: lunch & dinner
Wednesday: lunch & dinner
Thursday: lunch & dinner
Friday: lunch & dinner
Saturday: lunch & dinner
Sunday: lunch & dinner

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