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Agora

1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-332-6767
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“hummus” (36 reviews)
“tapas” (41 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Here is a neighborhood gem if you want great food and want to take a break from the craziness of DC. Went there with a colleague to decompress from a long, intensive business meeting. The atmosphere was calming; the service great; and the food was...More

Thank Houstontravellers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I'm in DC, I like to eat at small, out-of-the-way neighborhood restaurants and avoid the crowds. I took a business colleague to Agora. Having visited Greece recently, I was looking forward to recalling memories of seafood and sun. The restaurant was nearly half full...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best experiences. Our host Alex was super informative and friendly. Advised us on our food and it all was delicious. The deserts were to die for. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back. Alex thank you for an amazing night and...More

Thank marcovanbastelaar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner here and would go back. We tried many items and were not disappointed. One of the owners came by our table a few times and recommended dishes and even sent over some free dessert.

Thank Kirk47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food amplified by great service. Love when that happens. Mixed menu of Greek, Turkish, Lebanese foods - we tried a majority of the menu. Not one thing disappointed us. Try the Koefte or Grilled Octopus - superb.

Thank ccozart
AgoraDC, Yönetici at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Ccozart. We look forward to serving you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really loved the creativity and presentation of the dishes. Incredible flavors and wide variety. Atmosphere is lively and lighting if good. Has a big bar and outside seating. I’d definitely go back. It’s expensive but what isn’t in DC?

2  Thank Capfamily
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Agora is a good place to dine if you like fine Greek and Turkish fare. It's a mezze restaurant, but everything I tasted was top shelf: tender grilled octopus, seasoned grilled calamari, and a creative salad. Saving room for dessert is a smart idea --...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here as we read the reviews on here, unfortunately we left disappointed. We rushed to the restaurant to make it for happy hour, we arrived 20 minutes before it ended but were told it was over and we’d missed it. The lady at...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Dined here last night for the fourth or fifth time over the years and felt compelled to (finally) review. I'm not usually a fan of small plates, but I make an exception for Agora because every dish shines. Our group of three shared hummus, baba...More

1  Thank mastodfow
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Love this place! Either before a local theatre show, after a great day on the Mall or just because. Brunch on Sunday is wonderful. It's all about the energy and great food.

1  Thank Halfback68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
    (Q Street)
  • Public Transportation: Dupont Circle Metro station. RED LINE, Q street Exit.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-6767
Description
Agora is a sensory pleasure oasis showcasing Mediterranean mazes with highlighted libations from Turkey & Lebanon and Greece.
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