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BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant

4883 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
+1 202-342-9101
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (136 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
4883 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All the way in the back, past the awesome looking fresh fish market and the mini gourmet food shop, past the tables by the bar, is a hidden away quiet white cloth space that is perfect for a quiet dinner, even when full. Excellent service....More

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This combo fish market and seafood restaurant is a refinery of high quality fresh ocean dwelling delights. From the wide range of oysters to fresh burrata to the sea bass...there were nothing but carefully selected flavors pairef with these delectable dishes. The staff wad exceptionally...More

Thank lizzy2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent fist restaurant, with definitely the freshest fish and always excellently cooked. Not cheap but worth it, and good ambiance with friends.

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner Meeting and a Great Dinner!!! The atmosphere is very nice and a wonderful dinner. Service is outstanding and very prompt. The food overall is very good and everyone during our time had a great time. A place to Stop at and enjoy an evening...

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went for lunch and had the lunch special, which includes an appetizer, an entree, and a glass of wine. I had the Caesar salad, the fish tacos and a glass of white Languedoc. Total cost for this was $22, I believe,...More

Thank Juan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night, for her birthday, for the second year in a row, my wife and I enjoyed an incredible experience at Blacksalt. The service and food were excellent. The service, especially Jeffery, the Wine Steward, was very good. Following our meal he gave us a...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Date night visit offered exceptional food and barkeeps. Not cheap: but shouldn't be for the quality food and service ! Sat at the bar and started with quality built Mojitos from a great guy named "Martini" at the bar - a dozen super fresh oyster...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I know food. Everything about this place was first rate. The room was engaging, although we sat in the back room which appeared quieter and a bit more formal than the front section. I would request the back again as my wife and I went...More

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I honestly do not understand the hype about this restaurant because the food is not worthy of the high prices or the hype. The wild alaskan salmon filet was served practically raw (sashi level of doneness) and it was smothered in a mexican black bean...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

They have a good selection of seafood but nothing is simply prepared or grilled. Lots of flavors and ingredients so be prepared for that type of evening. Very attentive wait staff. A little heavy on the salt but overall an excellent choice fir dinner

Thank gardentimejen
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Questions & Answers
27 August 2016|
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Response from Ray94903 | Reviewed this property |
Corporate casual. You don't need a jacket or tie but definitely no shorts and no t-shirts. Polo shirt and Dockers are fine
30 January 2015|
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Response from T. Denise J | Reviewed this property |
Parking is in the residential neighborhood around the restaurant. The food is wonderful!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4883 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1578
    (V Street NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-342-9101
  • E-mail
BlackSalt is the much anticipated concept restaurant from Chef Jeff Black, featuring an upscale fish market fronting a vibrant bar and elegant restaurant.
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