Hank's Oyster Bar


Chef-Owner Jamie Leeds of Hank's Oyster Bar - Washington, D.C.

1624 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 462-4265
Hours: Sun-Tues 5:30pm-10pm; Wed-Thurs 5:30pm-11pm; Fri 5:30pm-midnight; Sat 11am-3pm, 5:30pm-midnight; Sun 11am-3pm

2003 DC Rising Star Jamie Leeds is chef-owner at this mini-chain of casual seafood and oyster bar/restaurants. She works with local oyster farmers to turn out New England seaside dishes like lobster rolls. Her unfussy approach to seafood yields both small and large plates with a down-to-earth and effortlessly satisfying results. Crispy fried batter yields to plump, juicy oysters in a dish that is exactly what it promises to be—Fried Oysters. The oyster selection offers a plethora of choices from the East and West coasts, with a user-friendly bent. Leeds is an active figure in the DC culinary scene and the president of industry womens’ group Women Chefs and Restaurateurs.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Fried Oysters
  • Lobster Roll