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1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
+1 202-332-6767
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
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“tapas” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always loved the food I experienced in Turkey and welcomed this Washington version. The share appetizers were a great way to experience several choices and the wraps were done in a generous portion. Service was a bit slow getting started but very pleasant.

Thank Freddiemf
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended this great place, right near Dupont Circle (convenient!) and I'm so glad - it was fantastic. Great service, great food - will definitely be back. There is outdoor seating, which is lovely. Great for anytime dining, birthday - any excuse is a...More

Thank Barbra B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my birthday and I wanted to try something new and Agora did not disappoint. Our waiter Onur was just the best. I mean THE BEST. We had so much fun trying his recommendations. Our 10 year old has decided that Greek food is...More

Thank girlearl
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aw - thank you so much for your awesome review! It's always a delight to hear when everyone enjoys the meal, including the little ones! You are very welcome and we hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went solely on TripAdvisor recommendation and was just delighted! The weather was perfect so we got a table outside and tried a little bit of everything and each course was better than the next. Wish I could tell you what I had but don't remember...More

Thank mfs20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent, the bottle of Pinot Noir at 1/2 price was perfect; the outdoor dining setting on a delightful September evening was great; and the service was very attentive, with foods arriving at a relaxed pace.

Thank Al M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was so accomdating it was a pleasure dining there. We went from a table for 6 to a table for 14 and the restaurant said no problem. The food was delicious, thenservice was a bit spotty but the waiter was so nice and...More

Thank David_deF
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The service was first class. If you like Turkish/ Greek/ Mediterranean food then this is HEAVEN! Food was absolutely delicious. And great range of beers, had the Turkish bottled beer Efes, very nice. Great atmosphere. The Agora is on 17th Street. we ate outside and...More

Thank rodmonterey
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This was the longest wait I have ever had for falafel. Service was incredibly slow. Not responsive to requests. Had to go find server for the check. Food was good. Bread delicious. Not returning unless I have 2 hours to eat.More

Thank Ahniwake R
AgoraDC, Manager at Agora, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so sorry to hear this! At Agora, we do cook everything fresh but we also pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service and it seems as though we missed the mark here! We wanted to thank you for your honest feedback as it will...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Mediterranean restaurant with small portions, more like tapas rather than large plates. Perfect to share around the table with your friends. Very good, and tasty, The dessert was excellent.The service was quick and nice. We sat outside on the terrasse. Perfect for a late august...More

Thank Vir265
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Agora lived up to all its expectations. The food was good. But this was more Turkish than Greek. I would not find Pastourma Eggs Benedict in Turkey but it was delicious. The Baklava French Toast was tasty as well. Their feta was fantastic and coffee...More

1  Thank Doris C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
Agora is a sensory pleasure oasis showcasing Mediterranean mazes with highlighted libations from Turkey & Lebanon and Greece.
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