Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


1527 17th St. NW (P St. NW) Send to Phone
202-332-6767 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Snappy Greek-Turkish eatery with a diverse menu in midtown DC.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

* Click here for rating key

Agora, Washington, DC

Agora Restaurant Review

: This thriving spot in the Dupont Circle area offers a diverse menu that blends Greek and Turkish fare. You won’t find most of Agora’s dishes elsewhere, and that makes it a draw for the culinary adventurer. Be sure to order the likes of grilled octopus, zesty with cilantro; pan-seared sheep’s milk cheese with fig jam; and grilled lamb chops or grilled quail. For the final touch to a meal, try the wood-fired pide (or pita) topped with spicy Turkish sausage. Lunch and brunch menus are shorter than the evening repast, but for the latter you can find Turkish and American treats, including french toast and a feta cheese omelet. Renowned for its list of anise-flavored Turkish raki, Agora may just fill your need for exotic eats in midtown DC. The restaurant also has a well-stocked bar.


Enter the culinary world of the 2019 Best Restaurants in America with our Restaurants Awards.