Tony & Joe's Seafood Place

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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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ES
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined 18 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat by the window with a view of the Potomac and the Kennedy Center. Food is great. We had the salmon and the crab cakes. Great meal including the well prepared and creative sides.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food!!

MW
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Completely perfect!!!

NP
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience4

The salmon was over cooked and dry. I was never asked how would I like my salmon cooked.
The dessert choice for the brownie was not good. The brownie was so hard and clearly not freshly made.
The salad and wine was good. Service seemed to be rushed.

CB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love eating at tony & joes.. they have the best seafood. Groupon makes it even better to enjoy.

EP
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Surf and Turf and great service.

s
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

We used a groupon for this post valentines dinner. The menu specials could be upgraded. The meal was good. However, the crab cake dinner used two be two cakes for a price and now you have to pay an upcharge for an additional crab cake.

M
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful view, friendly service, good food. What more could you want?

CR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was great, good amounts of food and I love the decorations.

OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a Groupon and it was definitely worth it

RB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed our lunch very much, between the cedar plank Atlantic salmon and the crab cake. Delicious and not too heavy.

PF
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We try to visit Tony and Joe's several times a year. The view is fantastic - in the summer, the river; in the winter, the ice skating rink is highly entertaining. The food is always great! It's been awhile since I had their crabcakes, and the one I had last Sunday night receives my vote as the best crabcakes in DC!

H
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience4

It shouldn’t take over a half an hour to finally have the manager notice we wanted the checks and hadn’t been refilled on our wine glasses or waters. The service started great and became terrible. We will likely all choose somewhere different because of this even though the food was great.

LO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food great atmosphere and superior service

B
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had assumed that restaurants along the waterfront must be overpriced and tourist-oriented, so I had never visited Tony & Joe's until a Groupon proved irresistible. I'm so glad we went. We were graciously welcomed and seated by the window, with a view of the Potomac from Memorial Bridge to Key Bridge. The service was impeccable, and the food imaginatively prepared and delicious. The Groupon constrained only the first course and dessert (two options each course, per person), and between us, we tried all of them (delicious). The main course allowed almost everything on the menu, and we chose two finfish entrees. Both were excellent and the portions large enough that we took leftovers home. A wonderful, even romantic, experience. A glass of wine per person was included, although not even mentioned in the Groupon announcement, if I recall correctly. (The choice was limited to one red or one white offering per person.)

TF
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would highly recommend Tony & Joes. I had the Shrimp and Grits and my husband had the Salmon. Best meal we've had in a very long time. Everything was perfect for our Pre-Valentine's Dinner.

RC
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Only suggestion would be a better veggie options. Yes, I know it's a seafood restaurant, but sometimes, in a group of 5 people who want seafood, one person is a vegetarian.

LB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. View was lovely. Would definitely go back again next time in DC.

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was awesome. Great crevice and delicious food!

l
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner at Tony and Joes. The service was spot on by Bart and he really knows the menu. The Mahi-mahi and Redfish were excellent.

AL
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The server who is from Mongol was the best ever seen. He helped us to use the dinner deal and served very impressive good experience! I want to go again for him.

C
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

What an amazing first impression! The service was excellent! The ambiance was superb! The food and wine were delicious! The waiter was very attentive, friendly, helpful, and very well knowledgeable of the menu. I look forward to many returns!

OT
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal food. Just great. Both my wife and I had a great meal. Thank you.

Tony & Joe's Seafood Place
Responded on February 4, 2020

Thank you very much for dining with us. We're so happy to hear you both enjoyed your visit. Please come again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience5

The food was good! Service was terrible-we we’re there for an early dinner before seeing a show at the Kennedy Center, and the place was empty, so you’d expect to have excellent, attentive service. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. We were never offered refills of our drinks because the server never returned until well after we were finished eating.

D
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was wonderful, food, service, wait-staff until a table of 6 or 7 was set up right next to ours. The people were having a great time, laughing, talking loud and dismissive of other patrons. All of a sudden, a great night of eating and conversing in a quiet atmosphere was ruined. My table was the second one occupied in the restaurant at the time we arrived. There must have been another place for the loud party or, if it was a reserved party, like mine, then we should have been seated somewhere else in anticipation of the other party's arrival. We ended up leaving sooner than we had anticipated.0

A
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved Tony and Joe’s. It is a beautiful restaurant on the Georgetown Waterfront. Our waiter was very attentive, and the salad, bread, and broiled mahi mahi with broccoli i, carrots and s cheesy risotto were terrific. I loved the lemon cake , and my husband enjoyed the brownie with ice cream. Oh, and our Groupon came with two excellent glasses of wine. We will definitely be back for another dinner!

m
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Decent food but mice running around no good, no much to said

M
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience2

The food was forgettable! Gumbo was so spicy, it was inedible. Baked Cod was a disappointment. It was clearly frozen. Fish was tasteless except for the huge amount of red pepper heaped on top. Even the salmon was mediocre. The service was attentive, but since the food was not appetizing, we will not return. Tony & Joe might invest in better fish, better recipes, and better chefs.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We were late for our reservation but received probably some of the best service I’ve ever experienced. Our server was right on top of making sure we got our dinner. She knew exactly what to offer because we were using a groupon and it went perfectly.

H
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The Chilean sea bass was phenomenal.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fancy beautiful brunch with live jazz on Sunday! Oysters prime rib and coffee and juice for a very reasonable price! So happy with my experience

b
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service2ambience5

Food was great! Service was not that great. We went for my husband birthday. We even told the server that it was his birthday and nothing.

R
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Food has switched up as far as portions and quality

SB
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed a view of the Potomac River and the Kennedy Center while dining here. The food was delicious and the portions were very generous. The server was attentive and friendly. We used a Groupon for two - 3 course meals (plus two glasses of house wine), which was an outstanding value!

OT
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great

L
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

I requested a table with a river view and that was exactly what we got. Our waiter was fantastic. None of us are big eaters, so it was a little pricey for what we ate. The noise level was high, but there is a lot of glass and Sunday brunch is popular, so that’s to be expected. Overall a very nice brunch.

w
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

With Groupon, it's an excellent deal and you don't have to wait for restaurant week. Service, food and ambiance are great with easy access from Georgtown or Kennedy Center. A+

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience5

Went with my husband and kids. Got to our table and I was seated in front of a plant that was hovering from behind. The table was round and had the small leaf that were not properly fitted. We asked to be moved. We were there a good 7 minutes before someone came to the table. Once seated at another table we waited about another 5-8 minutes before our waiter came. Took our drink order and appetizers. Nothing terrible there. Main course arrived and I had to send back the pork chop because it wasn’t thoroughly cooked. Kids enjoyed the broccoli and carrots while we waited for the chop to come back. Our meal was done and our waiter never asked us how the food was. We saw him a total of three times during our meal. We waited a long while to get our check. We paid our bill and before we even got our belongings the waiter was rushing to grab the check. He reached over my husband while he was trying to get his coat on. It was just rude behavior all the way around.

ZM
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We dined on a Sunday evening at 7:30 so quiet in restaurant except for arguing couple at close by table. I had the mahi-mahi which was delicious but my two companions were not impressed with their crab cake sandwiches. One of them found pieces of shell in the crab. Both said it was rather tasteless. Wait staff seemed a little rushed and unfriendly thru the meal even though restaurant not busy. But didn’t rush us out at end of meal. Overall it was a pleasant atmosphere at our window table where we could see ice skaters and Christmas decorations outside. Will possibly return again.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was to celebrate my sister in law’s birthday. The service was excellent and they (the staff) were very accommodating. I was amazed at the choices of food available and the quality of it

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