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St Arnold's Mussel Bar

) #393 of 2,581 Restaurants in Washington DC €€ - €€€ , American,
1827 Jefferson Pl NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2557
+1 202-833-1321
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (86 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
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Bar, American, Belgian, European
€€ - €€€
1827 Jefferson Pl NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2557
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great inexpensive place. It's a small place, really causal and nosy as you would expect. Plenty of Belgium beers. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. It touts its mussels and offers 20 or more ways to serve them. You'll need to ask for help to decide...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The hotel sent us to a restaurant that is closed on Sunday's. So Hubby and I stumbled around and found this little neighborhood joint that turns out to be a little Belgian restaurant. So much fun and they have a 32 oz beer mug! We...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious mussels cooked in a variety of sauces. We went on half price Monday, so it was crowded and noisy. Good service.

Thank johnsmom57
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Beer and waffles! Amazing choice of brews plus light waffles and other Belgian gourmet goodies. With a Cheers atmosphere. Go for the beers and local flavor.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Service was superb! The food was exquisite! A huge selection of mussel pots and other great dishes. We will definitely be going back!

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Original house speciality was very good I just think there was barely enough to eat and I was still somehow hungry after my meal. Otherwise it would be a perfect restaurant. Great selection of beers. Good service.

Thank Aurélien P
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A group of nine of us ate at this location on a Saturday night in December. We were celebrating a birthday and had a diverse group of tastes. It has a fun, casual ambience. The men really enjoyed the selection of European large beers and...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

We really liked St. Arnold's. It has a comfortable, casual dive ambience. The menu offers soups, sandwiches, and entrees, mostly with a Belgian preparation. We were there at Happy Hour for the $19.00 mussel and frites menu. They serve over 20 different preparations of mussels....More

Thank Thruthegarden
Reviewed 10 October 2016

There are 2 locations in DC but this one was closer to my hotel. Had dinner here tonight - a Monday night. Not too crowded and the service was great. Ordered an order of the Classic Mussels which comes with fries for $19. Had a...More

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A group of my co-workers and myself reserved tables at this restaurant for a retirement party. Lots of different choices for mussels and beer. The wait staff was wonderful as well. They were very attentive and friendly. We ordered several appetizers like the pretzel bites...More

Thank Geisha514
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Bar, American, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1827 Jefferson Pl NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2557
  • Public Transportation: Farragut North Metro Station (Red); Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red); Farragut West Metro Station (Blue, Orange)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-833-1321
  • E-mail
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