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Agora

1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-332-6767
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“hummus” (33 reviews)
“tapas” (34 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Agora during restaurant week and had the special menu. It was very very good. Service was fast too. Wine selection is huge!

Thank BJRACT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The portions are small but it is very good. The bread they give with tapenade is delicious. I tok Shish Tavuk :  Marinated grilled chicken breast served on garlic pita bread with grilled tomato and spicy pepper. It was delicious. I strongly recommend.

Thank TheDomss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time in DC and went to Agora based on reviews and it did not disappoint. The service and food was excellent, the advice was excellent. The tapas were reasonably priced, full of flavour and we left full! It was hot out and starting...More

Thank andruski
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! We hope next time you're back in the area you'll come back for seconds!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The plates here are small plates, like a Spanish tapas restaurant. In spite of the name, this is not a Greek restaurant but a Turkish restaurant. The grilled octopus, a was very good as reported by my companions. This is also true for the flat...More

Thank MasonJahr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly people and great food/drinks. Love the neighborhood and Mehtap! Had the salads, very clean and prompt service.

Thank Bjkbtk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even for the less adventurous this is a great choice. We enjoyed a family meal with teenagers and an elderly parent. The staff was great providing helpful suggestions that guided us to a great meal. The wide variety of tapas style plates provided a great...More

Thank Allan P
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's always so great to hear that we are able to appeal to multiple audiences. Even better that you all enjoyed your food - hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As the title indicates, we had a fabulous dinner at Agora for our anniversary. The dolmades, Ottoman rice, lamb riblets, and cod croquettes were all excellent, as was the service!

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My coworker and I ducked into the bar right before the kitchen closed down, starving after a long flight and metro ride. We quickly ordered our dinner and some Gin & tonics and the food was out in less than 10 minutes. I had the...More

Thank Mandy B
AgoraDC, Public Relations Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the review, Mandy! Happy to hear we were able to satisfy your appetite after a flight! Make sure you come back and visit us for dinner. If you're ever here on a weekend trip, we also offer bottomless brunch (food & alcohol)!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered 6 dishes and liked all of them. The wine list is extensive and the service is friendly. Highly recommended!

Thank LMN789
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Delicious and filling Greek / Lebanese / Turkish food. Labneh was particularly good. Dolmades were disappointing. Filo pastry was excellent but underspvced. Hummus was excellent. Service was a bit slow.

Thank ajkl2c
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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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