4.0 rating over 3 reviews
Call 400 N Capitol St Nw
Washington, DC 20001-1511
Neighborhoods: Downtown

Cuisine: Seafood, Private Parties, Lunch

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Johnny's Half Shell 2.0
November 5, 2010

Food good, service not

The food was wonderful; the service was dismal! Reservations on Sat. at 7 (noted we were celebrating the birthday of one of our party).Ordered a bottle of champagne: were brought the wrong bottle (a much more expensive one). waitress…
Johnny's Half Shell 1.0
July 9, 2010


Five of us recently dined at Johnny's Half Shell. The outdoor terrace and the aurugula salad were fine. The softshell crab was so salty as to be nearly inedible. The "barbecued" - deep fried, really - hardshell crab, recommended by our…
Johnny's Half Shell 4.0
January 20, 2010

Happy hour gumbo can't be beat.

Great seafood, nice atmosphere.

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Opened in 1999, and chosen by Gourmet Magazine in 2000 as one of "America's Best Restaurants," Johnny's Half Shell relocated to its present Capitol Hill location in September 2006. Renditions of Chesapeake and Gulf Coast Seafood remained the kitchen's focus, and the restaurant's new home maintained its homespun conviviality. Said Washingtonian Magazine, "The capitol dome shines in the background, a reminder of the new, more serious-minded neighbors who come here. But Johnny's still feels like home." In September 2007, New York Times dubbed the new venue a "Capital Gain" for Washington, DC.

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