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1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233 (Q Street)
+1 202-332-6767
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Might be a little pricey but the food was excellent. It was only our second time trying Mediterranean food. We all had two dishes and then yummy dessert.

Columbia, MD
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318 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here with another couple recently and shared a selection of small plates including standards like baba ghanouj, and taramosalata (fish roe and potato mixture). I loved the beet and orange salad, the beef short rib pancakes, and the fatteh (crisp phillo dough, topped with sirloin steak, browned butter, yogurt and pine nuts.) It was difficult to make... More 

Thank Ruth G
Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a reservation for New Years brunch for a large party (16). Reservation process was easy. We all had a great time. It's clear Agora knows what they're doing with brunch and large parties. The bottomless brunch was a great deal and they were not stingy at all with food or drinks, as some other bottomless places can be.... More 

Thank dane5588
Richmond, Virginia
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is tapas style. Between two of us, we ordered a starter and two small plates each. A total of four dishes would have been enough. We thought it was average Mediterranean fare, nothing special.

Thank KMC292015
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one restaurant we never miss when visiting DC. A great place for a leisurely meal of Turkish/Greek/Med small plates.

Thank sakeast
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very excited when we saw the great ratings. We weee expecting some thing similar to Zeytinya restaurant. Very disappointed with the food and the service. Food was mediocre at most. Adana was very dry. Lahmacun was actually a meat pide and had nothing to do with lahmacun. Pides were not actual pides neither. They were cheese or meat... More 

Thank Ugur M
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Agora won't disappoint. Every small plates we ordered was delicious and well plated. The atmosphere was casual and the service was great. Highly recommended.

Thank Sandrine M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Convenient location in Dupont Circle area; very good food, attentive service. The usual dishes one expects to find in this category. Puffy, VERY hot pita delivered with our order of hummus was outstanding. Would definitely return.

Thank Philip J
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A couple of years ago, I had sampled their mezes while waiting for a table to open up at a nearby restaurant that did not take reservations. I am glad that I remembered to return here with friends who were visiting from out-of-town, each of them with varying dietary needs and preferences. We were pleased not only with the flavor... More 

Thank adso1750
Clarksville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We came to the area to eat at the place down the block. You know the one where you come at the exact right moment, put your name on the list & come back when they text you, hours later, to eat exactly what they want to serve you. That one you've been meaning to try since it opened but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, 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 mezes with highlighted libations from Turkey & Greece.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?