This open-air seafood market, located in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of Washington, DC, offers a wide variety of freshly caught whole fish, as well as shellfish, daily. Up to 10 family-owned barges sell their scallops, lobster, crab and octopus while offering free samples of jumbo shrimp to passersby. Once purchased, vendors will cook your shellfish free of charge. Whole fish can be cleaned and de-boned for a nominal fee. Or, simply stop by for lunch and order a ready-to-eat seafood plate complete with corn on the cob, French fries, hush puppies and more.
At the Blacksalt Fish Market on MacArthur Boulevard, visitors are treated to a wide variety of wild and farmed fillets like Golden Tilefish and Arctic Char. The shellfish selection features Guatemalan Shrimp, Manila Clams and North Atlantic Lobster. Then, head into the restaurant for lunch, dinner and brunch specialties such as Oysters Rockefeller, New England Clam Chowder and Atlantic Day Boat Scallops.
Served at hundreds of the world’s best restaurants, Rappahannock Oyster Co. is now a featured venue at Union Market in Northeast Washington, DC. Diners feast on small plates, world-class oysters and clams.
Situated on the Georgetown waterfront, the newly renovated Tony & Joe’s offers spectacular views of the Washington Harbour. In addition to the views, Executive Chef David Stein prepares delicious lunch and dinner specialties including Maryland style crab cakes, Alaskan King Crab Legs, Line Caught Mahi Mahi, and a Chesapeake Steam Pot of shrimp, mussels, clams and crab claws.