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Date
Tue, 4/24
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10:00 PM
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AGORA

4.8
1815 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mediterranean
Top Tags:
  • Tapas
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
Agora Restaurant is the go-to Mediterranean oasis of Dupont Circle. We bring you a Mezze or small plates, style menu displaying the eclectic flavors of Turkey, Greece, and Lebanon. In addition to our robust menu, we offer an extensive selection of wines, beers and liquor from around the world as well as our house curated cocktails. We look forward to providing you and your guests with the hospitality that is expected of the Mediterranean culture.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Tapas / Small Plates, Turkish
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Brunch (2 Seating Times)
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:30 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Fri 3:00 pm–7:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:30 pm
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Phone number
(202) 332-6767
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Dimo Kolouas
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Catering
We offer catering with 1 week advance notice. Please email events@agoradc.net for more details
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Q and Church Street NW
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Parking details
Closest Parking Garage:

Colonial Parking
1400 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Public transit
Dupont Circle Metro station. RED LINE, Q street Exit.
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Special events & promotions
$34.99 Bottomless Brunch
Saturdays & Sundays from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Happy Hour (Bar Only)
Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sundays: 5:00 PM - Closing

50% Off Sommelier Selection Wines ( by the bottle)
Every Monday night, 5:00 PM - Close
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

At Agora, our private dining options are flexible depending on the size of your party and the scope of your event. We can accommodate small, intimate groups, as well as larger events. We also offer private space for your corporate events including retreats where you will have the option of casual or formal setup. From brunch parties, luncheons, receptions and so much more, you can rest assure your guests will experience the very best in event planning expertise and hospitality when planning your next special event.

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What 1815 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Excellent food, ambience, cocktails, festive feeling. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We took my niece and her partner out for their engagement. The food was delicious and the staff friendly and attentive. Prices are average for small plates and there were lots of choices for various needs- we had vegetarians and meat eaters among us. This was only my second visit to Agora, but I will keep coming back.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

My cousins were meeting up and our server was so knowledgeable about wine choices and food. We selected a wine on her suggestion and thoroughly enjoyed it. This isn’t the place for a quick meal; however, it was perfect for what my family was looking for: an opportunity to slowly catch up over good food and wine.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Super awesome bottomless brunch! Everything was delicious! Excellent service!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great tapas!! My fav. tapas place so far! the services is really good.

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Food is great. It’s a shame that service is poor. Right after we finished eating, they started to pressure us to leave the table. This happened many times.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Really wonderful experience. We weren’t able to get the earlier reservation we wanted, so we just showed up early and the wonderful host was able to get us a table when we arrived. Pete the new manager was terrific and the food was outstanding. Love this restaurant will come again whenever I am in Washington DC

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

We went for a quick bite pre-theater and they were prompt in getting us seated, service was excellent and food was great. Will definitely go back there again and bring some other folks with us.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

An excellent place for mezze, particularly with several friends.

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4.0Dined on March 7, 2018

If you like Greek, this is a super place to go. Wine a bit pricey, but food very reasonable and delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Agora is a great restaurant -- a neighborhood feel with really excellent food and ambiance. I like it because it is not pretentious but it is really good!

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

food was very different and very good. wide range of flavors and tastes. very good bar. staff were very friendly without being intrusive. really enjoyed.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Staff very friendly. We had to wait for a table and they kindly comped us a glass of wine. We had a very nice experience

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Great! Delicious and friendly

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Loved the food and the staff were super friendly. Had to wait a long time for food

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Agora is consistently five stars across the board ~ wonderful, warm and knowledgeable staff, delicious menu offerings with beautiful presentation and energetic and lovely ambiance. We have enjoyed lunch, dinner, happy hour and many fantastic brunch experiences at Agora and are never disappointed. We look forward to many more visits especially during spring and summer time visits to their outdoor patio! Thank you, Agora!

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Very good food and pleasant efficient service in a nice ambience. It can be noisy, but on the night we were there, a Thursday at almost 7:00, a number of tables were free and the noise was not bad.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great food and service as always! Shrimp, Branzino, Ezme are our favorites.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We really enjoyed this place! Great food, great service!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Good food, Good Service from beginning to end. Keep up good work Agora

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Food was great and the service was awesome! It got a little noisy, but it was a Sat night so wasn’t expecting a quiet night. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We had a great meal. The small plate choices provide opportunities to experiment with different foods. Everything is exquisitely prepared. Wine list is extensive and wonderful. The staff is attentive and welcoming. A great place.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Beautiful weather, so we were able to sit outside.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Fabulous food. Interesting food, great atmosphere, great service

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed our meal here. This is a small plate type restaurant so we ordered a number of dishes to share. The portions and prices were similar to other tapas style places we've been to, and we enjoyed everything. We are mostly vegetarian but eat some fish and found a decent variety of choices on the menu. The waitress was very attentive, in a good way. She realized right away that one of our dishes had not arrived and went to check without us needing to ask about it. The place is small and the tables are somewhat cozy, so not a place for quiet or private conversation. We were glad we had a reservation, because even at 5:30 they were fairly busy. They had a pre theater special menu, which several other couples seemed to be taking advantage of. I would definitely come back again.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

always a great time at agora! food is delicious, service is excellent, and the atmosphere is fantastic!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Decent but not great food. Good atmosphere and very nice service.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

My boyfriend took me to Agora on our first date and it's become our go-to Valentine's Day spot. Small plates and a cozy atmosphere, perfect for getting to know someone without being overly formal. The Ottoman rice and brussel sprouts are amazing, if you don't fill up on the warm pita first!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

My partner and I go there every year for our anniversary. The service, food, and ambiance have always been superb. I plan to go there every year until............

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

my fav brunch in dc!!!

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Food was tasty. Server was very pleasant. Will come back.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent happy hour. Great food and drink specials. Definitely get the mixed grill seafood platter, it's amazing.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

The food was authentic and delicious! The environment was very cozy and comfortable. The service was friendly and thorough. We will definitely return for another meal!

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Wonderful place for tapas-style eastern Mediterranean food. They do a great job bringing out dishes a couple at the time so you never feel overwhelmed. Also a great wine selection!

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

Excellent meal and service. Omar you rock!

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5.0Dined on February 6, 2018

My friend and I ordered from the lunch menu. It started with three different kinds of spread, chicken kebab for main, coffee and dessert. Food and the price were both great.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

We love having special dinners together here. The staff is knowledgeable about the food and which flavors work together.

They change the menu periodically as well as make variations to certain dishes to keep things fresh and new. The baklava was good but not nearly what it used to be. They used to prepare it with Orange blossom and Rose water which added as lovely softness to the end of a wonderful meal,. Also they charged from pistachio to walnut which weakened the flavor so theT
baklava tonight was good just not great.

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4.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Speed of food delivery was great as was refilling of drinks and hot bread. A couple items tasted like they had been reheated, which was a shame, but overall still a good selection of tasty small plates.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Loved our waiter and the food! Will be back again soon

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Loved this place!

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