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1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233 (Q Street)
+1 202-332-6767
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank RHfoodie
Southeast US
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128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here with a friend. It was pretty busy on a Friday night. We had 4 dishes(tapas style). All of the foot was quite tasty. Bill came to around $45 for the two of us(no drinks).

Thank starter1
Williamsburg, Virginia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Excellent service. Wide variety of Mediterranean and Turkish food. Very friendly staff..

Thank adameg
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent choice. Absolutely great food. Their beef and lamb is great (chicken not amazing) and the the Branzino is to die for.

Thank tigerfire
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal there. The service was outstanding and the food was well thought out and well executed. The grilled octopus over a been spread was so tender it melted in your mouth. I loved the chickpea pancakes stuffed with short ribs and a tasty yogurt sauce. We had 5 dishes and 2 desserts and the bill came... More 

Thank Jim A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Authentic Turkish food, fresh. Staff very attentive, accommodating. Perhaps a little bit less expensive than some comparable restaurants in Dupont Circle area.

Thank martha S
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My daughter and I shared a beautiful DC evening eating at Agora. The food was terrific and incredibly reasonably priced. We had the sampler spreads to start (yum!), kibbeh (beef dumplings -- delicious), and marinated grilled chicken. We sat on the patio and had a wonderful evening.

Thank Susan C
Wilton Manors, Florida
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132 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Not far from the Dupont Circle Metro stop.It was a nice night to sit at there outside tables and enjoy some different styles of middle eastern food. The artichoke and celery was an interesting appetizer. I had kebab skewers with beef and lamb. It was a delicious entree. They have an extensive wine list and the the service was very... More 

Thank readyWiltonManors
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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159 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went there today for brunch. We didn't do unlimited although it was available. For a reasonable price we shared a lot and enjoyed everything. Go here. You won't be disappointed.

Thank cathdav

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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, Middle Eastern, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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?