Tony & Joe's Seafood Place

4.3
1512 reviews
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Dine with a view of the Potomac River, the Kennedy Center and the beautiful Washington Harbour fountains. Located in Georgetown's Washington Harbour, we serve only the freshest seafood. 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 a la carte dining and buffet style Sunday Brunch.
Reservations are for indoors only. Outdoor accommodations are all first come, first served.
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MW
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you for making our visit so special. The food and service were excellent, and the ambiance a plus.

LS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Went there for Restaurant Week and it did not disappoint! Would definitely go back again!

s
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The salad was skimpy, the salmon and grits where excellent and the key lime pie was not key lime but cheese cake with a raspberry sauce and strawberries and berries. Overall the quality of the food and the price was excellent.

KA
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

I brought my daughter there for her bday on the 4th of August. I came to work on the 5th and was telling my coworkers about how awesome the experience was. I mean, the food was delicious, the waiter was awesome and the place was comfortable.. Well anyway I brought my coworkers there on Sunday. They absolutely loved everything about the place. Ill be back weekend after next with another set of coworkers.. Thanks for such a great experience!1

MW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had a great time. The service was excellent and the food was just as good.

P
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We chose to dine outside. Service was fast and friendly. Food and drinks were delicious. We ordered from the restaurant week menu. Will most definitely dine here again.

M
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for restaurant week, the salmon was cooked to perfection and the soup was delicious and we had a great view of the waterfront. Perfect date night

JR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was wonderful and we got to enjoy the Restaurant Week with great options at an awesome price!! My only negative is the fact that we couldn’t each pay for our own bc of the no separate checks policy. So it made it difficult for one of the four of us to pay for everyone.

TH
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I really enjoyed my time & it was Grwat to meet the owner. I enjoyed the shrimp & crab it was out of this world. Grwat food as well.

d
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Our food was very good. Our service was not good. No eye contact. Spoke very quiet. Wasn’t sure of himself. No confidence. Water glasses sat empty. Wasn’t available for help.

DL
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Location was great. Had a table near the waterfront. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. The only minor issue was the waiter. He wasn’t very professional or knowledgeable. Other than that, experience was very good

a
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had no problem snagging a reservation for a late brunch. The host seated us right away at a table next to the window so we were able to look out to the water. There was plenty to choose from on the buffet; made to order omelettes, waffle station, carved prime rib and turkey, salad an dessert stations. The food was good for the most part but it was not worth the $45 per person; $25 per child. We added on the unlimited mimosa option for an additional $10 per person. Overall not a bad experience, the ambiance and no wait it was pushed us to this restaurant.

RE
Houston
15 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

Our waiter was not attentive.

OT
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

We ordered the chilled platter the lobster was undercooked and not eatable....... it made us just want to leave...

RS
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was really good and well worth the price. Plate portions were huge and the view was amazing!

OT
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful location! So nice to sit and watch everyone enjoying the Potomac while enjoying a delicious dinner! Nice array of offerings on the and attentive staff made this an enjoyable experience.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

we were a party of 6. One person in our party did not get served until 15 minutes later, they did acknowledge their error and did not charge us for the late dinner. That was appreciated. The fish was overcooked for 3 of our meals. the atmosphere is lovely.

NS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Fresh seafood and strong drinks make me very happy.
If you sit outside the view is relaxing...you can people watch as you sip on your cocktail.
I will return next time I am in DC.

t
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

The place has taken a complete nose dive

PP
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to bring fam, date or friends. Nice view, great ambiance, fresh seafood, unique flavors!

OT
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Sitting outside looking at the Potomac was great, our server was wonderful, only negative was that since I made a reservation thru Open Table for inside, & upon arrival decided to eat outside, & we told them we had a reservation, I received notification from Open Table that I did not keep my reservation. That should be fixed

CJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Great food and location. Service was a little over-enthusiastic. Felt like we were rushed, with our mains brought whilst we were still eating starters.

YT
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! Great nugget with lots of options, but more importantly the water views, ambiance, and band were excellent! My new Sunday brunch spot in DC 👌🏾

AD
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food, the crab omelette was marvelous and the chocolate strawberries were decadent

ED
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service and food was great. However, there could have been more of a variety in the food choice

OT
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Average food and subpar service

OT
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Our waiter got our order wrong. Maybe because he was just nodding his head while we were telling him what we wanted. That caused one of our dishes to be brought later, and also after we asked twice about it. The food was good though and our table was fantastic. We got as close to the water without being actually outside which was great because it was 100 degrees outside.

E
Miami
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good was exceptionally well prepared and presented. Service was awesome. Teamwork makes the dream work. Great location on the water. Management was extremely attentive

OT
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Found this place by chance. Food was excellent and location had great views. The service was sub-par.

k
Columbus
8 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

My wife and I both had seafood. She had arctic char and I had blackened red snapper. Both were good but the blackened snapper was a little light on seasoning. Otherwise everything else about the meal was wonderful. Try the toasted belgian waffle for dessert. Our server was Amber and I would readily ask for her again.

B
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my boyfriend's birthday brunch and he had a great time and enjoyed the food. He even got to meet one of the owners, Tony! For myself I didn't enjoy the food as much as I thought I would but I would definitely give it another try.

MB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 5

The quality of food does not match the pricing. Our waiter was horrible, he would disappear and not return. We had the Surf N Turf, they ran out of snap peas and carrots so they replaced those items with french fries ( this dish is served with potatoes). We had to return a dish because it was not what was described on the menu. I have been to Tony & Joe's in the past so it was very disappointing.

KS
Baltimore
17 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The waterfront location was the best thing about the experience and we were seated near the windows. Very noisy dining area that made conversation challenging. Our server was nice but not focused on our menu questions or on remembering our orders. Eventually, we got what we ordered. The food was okay. Not enticed to return any time soon.

OT
Tampa
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Some of the best seafood around! Most enjoyable atmosphere!

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I loved everything about it. It was amazing will be back very soon

PG
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great view of the water and good food! Being next to the river, any boat can pull up. In our case it was a bit distracting with the boats music competing with the restaurant’s. I would go back. Great place for night out with friends or date night.

GW
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice ambiance but a bit tourist like.. Which is great if you're a tourist

o
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Great location on the Potomac River in Georgetown/Washington Harbor. Dinner was at 6:00 pm on July Friday evening for 6 people. We were seated immediately at a wonderful table by a window so we had view of the activity along the riverfront. (We decided to eat inside due to heat/humidity.) Orders included lobster, steak, Arctic Char, oysters, and chicken strips off the children’s menu for 9 year old. Service was timely and not rushed but server appeared not to be focused on us - seemingly detached. Disappointed that server would not help with special drink order (desired a nonalcoholic cocktail) telling us it could not be provided. Also disappointed that server would not help with order of steamed broccoli for 9 year old (we asked if it could be cut up when served) telling us it was not possible. Food was very good. Very adequate wine list. Oysters were fresh and pre-separated from shells making them easy to eat. Bread rolls were served warm and tasted great. Entres were served according to our orders and each was delicious. We were celebrating a birthday and the server provided a delicious desert lemon cake slice with a candle (gratis). Other desert of vanilla bean ice cream with chocolate syrup was also delicious (the ice cream served is incredible). Server did not rush us, yet had table items cleared for our convenience, and took care of check promptly. So we thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the food, the view, and inside vs outside choice. (Also, restrooms were clean.) NOTE: We have been to this restaurant several times and to us, the menu is getting “old” so recommend it be updated from time to time.

JF
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing food and amazing service. The setting was lovely too.

F
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Bartenders were amazing and very friendly. Server was good, food was good also. Very hectic day (July 4th) to be in a restaurant both eating and working. Taking al into consideration, it’s a place I will defiantly go back to.

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