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St. Arnold's Mussel Bar

$$ - $$$, , European
3433 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1304
+1 202-621-6719
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (50 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
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Bar, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
3433 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1304
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The Cleveland Park location has a decent happy hour between 4-7. Several types of drafts offered. Bar isn't too busy, but only has a few seats. Otherwise, they have a good selection of beers, but can be pricey. Excellent fries.

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Walked over to Steve. Arnold's after a few drinks with my son at the Silver Diner. Was there primarily searching for bread pudding, which they have! Ordered a German "dunkle" aka dark beer as pictured along with their offering of bread pudding. The pudding was...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We wish we had more time in the area to try all the different flavors and sauces of mussel pots! Mussels were so tasty and plentiful! Drinks were great too! We also enjoyed the open-air feel of their bar.

Thank VTcountrygirl
Reviewed 17 May 2017

St Arnold's is a great place to have in the neighborhood. Weekday happy hour pricing for $11 mussels and $5 beer is a super good deal. Not to mention the pleasant and charming dining room and ambience. Now that it's warm the rectangular dining room/bar...More

Thank paxa
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is becoming my go to place for fresh and well prepared mussels in Washington DC. On my highly recommended list!

Thank MakatiJoe
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We visit as a family. Service was very slow. Food was overpriced and mediocre by taste. Will not going to return. There are better choices out there.

Thank old575
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This place is in the basement of an old building. Cute and charming, but a little dark. Good mussels. Go here for the ale and mussels, they are the main attraction.

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place is one of the best mussel bars i've ever been. They have extensive menu for mussels which is good, so far i've tried 6 of them and all are fantastic. The manager, Annette is friendly and so is the waitress (she's Ethiopian). If...More

Thank Colton C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Want a nice place in Cleveland Park for happy hour, go to St. Arnold's Mussel Bar on Connecticut Avenue. It is located very close to the Metro and with many buses lines. The restaurant looks just like another small addition of the building, do not...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Best mussels paella and chicken wings, delicious grapefruit beer (light drinking) and good service. Go during happy hour when the mussels menu is at its best price. Will keep visiting this place!!

Thank ChinoWW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Bar, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
5:00 pm - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3433 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1304
    (between N Ordway St & N Porter St)
  • Public Transportation: Cleveland Park Metro Station (Red)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-621-6719
St. Arnold’s is a popular Cleveland Park mussel restaurant. A must is the mussels cooked in duck fat.
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