Tony & Joe's Seafood Place
Tony & Joe's Seafood Place

Tony & Joe's Seafood Place

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tonyandjoes.com/
  • Phone: (202) 944-4545
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: David Stein
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only), Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our family owned and operated restaurant serves exceptional cuisine to groups of all sizes. From a party of 10 to a sellout of 500 or more, Tony and Joe’s has ample space to accommodate. Our River Room is a private space with a spectacular view of the Kennedy Center, and is equipped with a drop down projector screen and portable microphones. This room accommodates up to 120 people. Please contact Raquel Mercado for more details! raquel@dcseafood.com 202.944.4104
  • Private Party Contact: Raquel Mercado 2029444104x
  • Entertainment: LIVE JAZZ MUSIC every Sunday during our Jazz Brunch!
  • Special Events: SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

    Served 11AM – 3PM / Featuring Live Jazz / Buffet is Served Inside Only
    $35 without mimosas
    $45 with mimisas
    Reservations Recommended
    Last seating is at 2PM

    Items include:
    •Smoked Norwegian Salmon
    •Fresh Poached Salmon
    •Smoked Rainbow Trout
    •Omelets made to order (with crabmeat, shrimp, scallops & other items)
    •Fresh Belgian Waffles
    •Carved Ham, Roast Beef, Leg of Lamb
    •New England Clam Chowder
    •Oysters and Clams on the Half Shell
    •Maryland Crab Soup
    •Eggs Benedict
    •Bacon & Sausage
    •Corned Beef Hash
    •Hash Brown Potatoes
    •Spiced Shrimp
    •Assorted Breads & Bagels
    •Assorted Pastries
    •Assorted Salads (Fruit Salad, Tuna Salad, Potato Salad)

    *subject to change

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jefferson St.
  • Public Transit: Circulatory Bus
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Colonial Parking is underneath the Washington Harbour Complex. Street parking is also available.
A word from Tony & Joe's Seafood Place
Tony & Joe's Seafood Place is a family-owned restaurant located in Georgetown's Washington Harbour, serving only the freshest seafood. Our dining room and spacious outdoor terrace offers sweeping views of the Potomac River, the Kennedy Center and the beautiful Washington Harbour fountains. Tony & Joe's Seafood Place is the perfect venue for private events, casual events, family events, birthdays, anniversaries, company events, bar mitzvahs and bridal showers. Tony & Joe's Seafood Place offers buffet style dining and a la carte dining.

Reservations are for indoors only. Outdoor accommodations are all first come, first served.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Tony & Joe's Seafood Place reviews from OpenTable diners
120 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (90)great for outdoor dining (82)good for groups (61)special occasion (54)romantic (38)hot spot (27)great for brunch (27)fit for foodies (26)vibrant bar scene (23)neighborhood gem (21)great for lunch (20)kid-friendly (12)notable wine list (10)late-night find (10)Show More
  • Great place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    We came here for dinner after a performance at the Kennedy Center, and it was fantastic. I had a filet mignon, which was perfectly prepared, and my boyfriend had the diver scallops, which were the best I have had in a long time. The service was impeccable. I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • weeknight business dinner
    anthonyVIP
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    food was good. service not so hot. server kept dissapearing. no follow up.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TJ's Dining
    BigBJ
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    Great spot, with Living Social deal, it was exceptional. Everything was easy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'll Sea your Bass and up the Ante
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Incredible flavors in perfect sized portions. My date and I enjoyed a bit of surf and turf to get a feel for both sides of the food spectrum and were pleasantly surprised (Sea Bass and Steak). He had never before tried sea bass and I knew he would love it if it were done right, and of course, it was. For a man who loves red meat, he was overtaken by the sea bass and is now a believer of choosing sea bass over red meat. He is already talking about our next dining experience at your restaurant and knows he is going to order the sea bass. I can't blame him, but I will also praise the steak because it was cooked to it's medium rare perfection. The side dishes (most pointedly the water spinach) were also amazing. No complaints here!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Georgetown Gem
    sk1952
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Great ambiance, great food, great service! Waterfront view is wonderful. Very spacious room which makes conversation easy. Shared the filet mignon and the crab cakes. The filet was cooked perfectly and the crab cakes were amazing. If you can, save room for desert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice venue for a night on th town
    Clair
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I saw a deal for a three course meal on living social for $65. I have always walked passed this restraunt but never went in. (I usually go to Sequoia or Jacks Riverside Grill) I decided to buy the living social voucher. I went there at 7pm on a Saturday. The place was a little quiet except for a large group that was on the other side of the restraunt. I ordered the salmon. It was great. My date ordered the crab cakes. They were tasty as well. The service was just ok. Nothing spectacular. They were not slow in bringing out our orders. The only complaint I have at his restraunt is that there food is overpriced. It is good but not extraordinary. Without the voucher our dinner would have been $160! The main dishes range from $30-$40.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent birthday meal
    timjkelly
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Celebrated my wifes 30th birthday at the restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The food was great and the ambiance was very nice as well. Sadly there was a particular loud table nearby, but they didn't interrupt things too bad (and the restaurant shouldn't be blamed for that). The service was great, but rather odd because it seemed as if a team of people were our waitstaff instead of just one waiter/waitress. This made it difficult to flag down the appropriate waiter if we needed something, but they were otherwise quite attentive and ready to help out. We really enjoyed ourselves and are looking forward to going back in the Spring when the outdoor seating should be open.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect portions and flavor
    Luis
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We were in a rush for the opera an only had 45 minutes so we told the waiter. He made perfect recommendations with excellent flavor.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better than Anticipated
    SevenKilo
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    My husband and I had an event to attend at the House of Sweden and wanted dinner and drinks before. We made a reservation for inside, but the outside bar was open. We sat down and it was so nice. The bar was heated and they had awesome tables with fire pits and sofas. The food was very yummy and the wine delish. The bartender and the rest of the outside staff really made us feel special. We left saying that we are coming back for sure.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrible disappointment
    FatherToad
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    My wife and I planned a celebration at this well-reviewed restaurant. The host was nowhere to be found, a server seated us. We ordered crab soup, which was lukewarm and tasted like someone had emptied a can of Old Bay into a weak broth. I sent mine back, my wife bravely ate half of hers. Next I got the smoked fish platter, which was decent smoked fish and a bit of salad. My wife got the mushroom risotto, which was cooked rice (probably risotto rice, but it was hard to tell) on top of which was dumped some oily sauteed vegetables. After that we couldn't face anything else. The waitstaff comped my soup and offered to comp the risotto. They seemed morose and despondent, as if this sort of thing happens all the time.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service
    MikeB
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    The restaurant was not very crowded. We were given a nice table near a window. However, . . . it took the waiter forever to get to us for drinks, to order and for the bill.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Sunday Brunch
    Barney
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Great place for a Sunday brunch right on the river. Very scenic views, good food and very enjoyable. They have live music for the Sunday brunch which creates a great atmosphere. The selection of food for the brunch was vast ranging from waffles with any type of topping to fish and crabs not to be missed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great First Date
    Seafoodman
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Took a date here for the first time because we wanted to be on the water and I requested to have a table with a view. Our reservation was for a later dinner and it was outstanding. We sat right by the window with a view of the water in the table I requested. We were there for about three hours and our waiters shift ended but another waitress come over and introduced herself. Overall was a great experience the food was pricey but very tasty and perfect for the occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Birthday Celebration
    HappyMom
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We made reservations for 7 a surprise birthday celebration for our daughter. We sat by the window looking out at the river walk. The food was wonderful. The staff allowed us to bring our own birthday cake and our server presented it at the perfect time with the candles lit. It was a memorable night for us all and we thank them for making everything so special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So much better
    JJ70707
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Tony & Joe's is undergoing a renaissance with the current chef and a revamped menu. The raw bar is outstanding - love the seafood tower, the oysters and clams on half shell have that super-clean fresh from the ocean taste. There are several superior entrees - the whole fried branzino was excellent, also love the chilean sea bass, cobia, and mahi mahi. Hayy to see this place stepping up its game and putting out food on par with the great river views.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Seafood!
    Angela
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    I always enjoy coming to Tony's and Joe's for their Jazz Brunch! The live Jazz is wonderful! The manager had the Chef cut me some fresh jalapenos for my omelet. The seafood omelets are the best expeciallly with fresh jalapeno peppers. The Oysters are always fresh, the Smoke Salmon, the assorted fruits and salads, the Breakfast items, and the Carving Stations. The food is always good. I will be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • helen1952
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Great spot for seafood. The Maryland crab cakes were divine! Attentive service and a great location on the water made it a wonderful find.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food wasn't great
    SmwjackVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    For the one night I dedicated to seafood the good was really lackluster. I ordered the shrimp cocktail and the mahi mahi and was disappointed in both. I would not recommend nor would I go there again.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • horrible
    horrible
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Unsanitary, unorganized, horrible service. Jumbo shrimp cocktail is 4 medium sized shrimp on old lettuce. Bathroom unsanitary. Workers walking around having convos while holding people's food in hand laughing and breathing on it. The most average seafood place I've been to. Complete let down.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Best Sunday Brunch
    gwilfong
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    T & J's provides a great Sunday brunch that's not too relaxed nor too restricted... great location, great food, good price - I always love the live music; it's not too overpowering and fits well with the ambiance - the staff is not too engaging though; of the many times I've dined there, I have never noticed (or seen) the restaurant manager interacting with the customers - nevertheless, great place for dining
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was my first time to Tony & Joes and it didn't disappoint. I thought the service was excellent from the beginning to the end. I ordered the filet and it was cooked to perfection. The crab and shrimp dip was excellent as well. I will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but pricey
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We had a great time at Tony & Joe's. Food and service were very good and you can't beat the view. The downside (for us, anyway) was the boisterous bar and singles crowd. Rafting parties with VERY loud dance music, people making out all over the place and smoking. All in all, though, a lovely evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful Views
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Sits right on the water with beautiful views. Great for outdoor dining when the weather permits. Very good food with good size portions.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, terrible service
    katgracielaVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Once they seated us, 15 minutes went by and no one took our drink order (or even brought a drink menu). I had to get up and find a waiter to come over to us and take our drink order, after which they finally came over. When our food was served, no one came to check in to see how it was. Again, we got up and found someone and asked him to get our waitress. No one brought up dessert menus so when we finally got our waitress to come over, we just asked for the check and left.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • absolutely great
    theseeker
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We came here with a group of 10 ppl on an amazing night with nice weather. Sat outside. The calamari is one of the best if not the best. Everything else we got was also great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tony and Joe's Seafood Place
    MandarinDCGuest
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We went to Tony & Joe's on a Friday night in Spetember. The weather was beautiful and the sunset from the patio was lovely. This had a fun vibe and the seafood we had was good. I would consider it a fun all around place. Nothing too fancy or pretentious here. Great place to take a guest visiting DC.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • MPNGourmet
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Excellent seafood & great gazpacho soup with crab. Smoked fish is outstanding
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just great!!!
    Delicious
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Very nice place, awesome food, amazing service, my family just loved it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OK
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Hi, I enjoyed the brunch and hope the service staff will be more atttentive to the guest. Service was slow. The buffet was well stocked and the choices were plentiful.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food, Great Bar
    redsoxnow
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I really enjoyed my time. I had not visited Tony and Joes for about 20 years. Since they only served buffet inside we sat at the bar. Great drinks, great food, great bartender. Really enjoyed and will return next time I am in DC.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beautiful Day
    Happy
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We lucked out with the weather.It was beautiful. Sat outside on the water front a breeze and good wait staff. The wines where good.I chose a salad Caesar with salmon and it was just Ok. Everyone else a party of 4 loved there meal.Maybe I should have picked something else to eat but for sure I will the next time we got there.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not impressed
    FoodLover
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I went with my fiancé to celebrate his b-day and I wasn't very impressed with the restaurant. I had made a reservation for a table with a nice view, and no table was reserved for me. When I asked if they could split one of the large tables into two small, so that we could have a nice view, they said they couldn't event though the restaurant was more than half way empty! (it was Monday night). I couldn't believe they just couldn't accommodate a nice table for us in this special occasion. Food was good, but not great for the price. They forgot to give us silverware, the server who brought our plates was kind of rude. They brought the entrée 2 min after the appetizer, so our food got cold. I wouldn't recommend this place for a special occasion
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • jdogg
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We ere seated promptly. The service to our table could have been a little quicker. I will go back there again. The view of the Potomac river was great even though it was raining for a while.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for brunch!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    This is the full Sunday brunch experience. Food aplenty, bottomless mimosas, killer view and jazz playing in the background. Not the cheapest, but definitely worth it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    JennVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This was our first visit, and definitely not our last! Our meals were fabulous and the service was good. We look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Favorite never stops satisfying
    TimBVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Always a perfect evening at Tony & Joe's. A table by the window to enjoy the view. The finest ingredients masterfully combined to please the palate. Took advantage of the Restaurant Week DC menu this time. Found no skimping here--only the finest presentation and a wonderful combination of choices. The crabcakes are always good, but particularly delicious this time. Tony & Joe's remains at the top of the list for the food, the vibrant atmosphere and the spectacular view. The service runs like clockwork.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not great
    tungstenlining
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The service was extremely slow, and the food was decent, but not great. If it wasn't for the location near the water, I would probably never go there again.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dining experience!
    Cjm12
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Our group of five ladies had a wonderful experience at this restaurant. From the food to the service it was exceptional!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good crab cakes!
    Zimcartelliving
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Had a good time here with great food. Drinks are over priced but that's expected in Georgetown right? The waiter I had was a little smug but idk maybe I'm a smart a*s I guess. But the food was amazing and no complaints there. Right on the waterfront so great for outdoor dining. Just good ambiance. Pretty pricey but not the priciest I have ever seen. It is what it is... You have to pay for good seafood in my opinion. Overall 4 out of 5 stars for me.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Plusses and Minuses
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Ate lunch outside on a beautiful summer's day. The stunning view of the river and local environs was marred by the smell of gasoline from the yachts tanking up and some mystery smell I would liken to a compost heap, both of which truly diminished the dining experience. Service was fair at best - business was brisk outside, though the vacant indoors meant that the restaurant was not that busy to account for indifference and forgetfulness. Restaurant Week lunch menu offered its biannual suspects: my dining companion loves the shrimp-and-grits and my crab cake sandwich with lukewarm fries and over-dressed cole slaw was mediocre. However, the salads were delicious (if a bit small) and the key lime pie was pure perfection.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate