Oyster Derby at the Wharf

Hank’s on the Wharf is proud to present an afternoon of oyster delight during our five hour Oyster Derby, where you can literally eat as many oysters until your heart’s content!

Co-sponsored by GUINNESS, this Oyster Happy Hour of epic proportions features oysters on the half shell, fried oysters, and oyster sliders plus oyster topped pints of Guinness Draught and more from our special Oyster Derby Happy Hour Menu:

Single Salty Wolfe  $2

Half Dozen Salty Wolfe Oysters $10

Half Dozen Fried Oysters $10

Fried Oyster Slider $5


Anniversary Punch $5

Guinness Pint with a Salty Wolfe $5

Select Beers $6

House Wines $7

Rail Drinks $8

Shot of Jameson with a Salty Wolfe $10


Hank’s on the Wharf Oyster Derby Happy Hour 
Sunday, November 6, 2022
Waterfront Bar and Patio 

November 2, 2022

Steal the Pint Night

Come on by and STEAL THE PINT (literally…take the pint glass home with you) after enjoying some of the best locally brewed beer in the area!

UNION CRAFT BREWING  from Baltimore, MD will be pouring two of THE OG’s:  Divine IPA and Blackwing Schwartzbier Lager  4pm – 7pm at our 2nd floor Up Bar and Back Patio!

Also take advantage of our new Happy Hour menu featuring freshly SEAFOOD NACHOS, Pimento Cheese, and Freshly Shucked Oysters!


Steal The Pint Night with UNION CRAFT BREWING

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

4pm – 7pm  

Up Bar at Hank’s Oyster Bar Dupont Circle


September 29, 2022




WE ARE BACK!!! After a two year hiatus, OYSTERFEST is back for our 13th year in the new location of Hank’s Oyster Bar, Old Town!

We could not be more excited and are pulling out ALL THE STOPS for OYSTERFEST THIRTEEN, the first at the new Hank’s Oyster Bar, Old Town, Alexandria: located at 818 N. St. Asaph Street.

Ticket price includes All-You-Can-Eat Oysters on the Half Shell, BBQ Oysters, Fried Oyster Sliders, Fried Chicken Sliders, Short Rib Sliders, Old Bay French Fries, Coleslaw, and our Mac n Cheesy! To quench your thirst our bar team will be on hand with All-You-Can-Drink Guiness, local Craft Beers, red, white and rose wines and a boozy OysterFest punch!

Event is rain or shine and will be held on all three levels of our space, including our roof top area.

Tickets are $120 all inclusive, plus an Eventbrite service fee.

You must be 21+ to attend this event.


September 13, 2022

Ladies Tea: Friendsgiving

Come celebrate with your girls at LADIES TEA: FRIENDSGIVING at Hank’s Oyster Bar, Dupont Circle on Sunday,  November 6th from 2pm-5pm.

Get your tickets for an afternoon of mixing and mingling with friends old and new while enjoying food and drink specials plus chances to win prizes – all in support of PFLAG DC.

GET TICKETS TODAY: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ladies-tea-friendsgiving-tickets-431124514027

$15 ticket price includes entry, one drink of your choice from our Ladies Tea Happy Hour beverage menu, and one entry into our raffle.

NOTE: This is a 21+ event only, and ID’s will be checked upon entry.

Hank’s Dupont Circle 
1624 Q Street, NW 
Washignton, DC 2009

July 18, 2022

RE:HER Festival Collaboration

Regarding Her or RE:Her is a national non-profit driven by women restaurateurs on a mission to empower and advance women, women of color, indigenous women, and LGBTQ+ identifying women food and beverage entrepreneurs by way of innovative platforms that:




PLEASE JOIN US IN MARCH  for the 14 Day RE:Her DC FESTIVAL at  our Dupont Circle and Wharf locations, where we will be proudly featuring a delicious collaboration between Susan Qin of Chinese Street Market and our very own Jamie Leeds!
Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings in March we will be serving the incredibly delicious (drum roll please……) 
Zhong Dumplings (钟水饺) with Pork and Shrimp

Zhong Dumplings are a famous street snack from Susan’s hometown of Chengdu, Sichuan. Susan has added shrimp to the traditional pork filling in honor of joining together with Jamie at Hank’s, and the dumplings are soaked in a red chili sauce based on Susan’s signature Chinese style chili oil.

March 8, 2022


The only way to celebrate Women’s History Month is around the table, surrounded by incredible food and drinks from some of the best women owned businesses in the dmv area!
Get your tickets NOW for the WOMEN AT THE WHARF gala, the inaugural event of the DC Chapter of #regardingher.
Monday, March 14th , 6pm, @ Hank’s Oyster Bar on the Wharf
28 amazing women
Full cocktail reception with passed canapés
3 family style courses
One night only!!!!!
Get your tickets TODAY via eventbrite:

February 23, 2022

Valentine’s @ Hank’s Oyster Bar

We’re serving up a variety of tasty treats this Valentine’s Day
to help you celebrate that special someone!!!!


Take Home Valentine’s Dinner for Two

available for pick-up Friday, February 11th – Sunday, February 13th 

Celebrate the one you love with this multi-course meal for two!  This dinner package comes with all you need to cook up a romantic four course ode to that special someone.  Reheating instructions included as components are packed cold. 


First Course

1/2 Dozen Oysters Rockefeller

Second Course

Composed Lobster Salad with winter citrus, avocado, and a yogurt citrus dressing

Third Course

Braised Lamb Shank with cous cous, roasted carrots, dates, pomegranate seeds, lamb jus


Long-Stemmed Chocolate Dipped Strawberries



Click on your preferred pick-up location to place your order:



Take Home Valentine’s Seafood Plateaus

available for pick-up Friday, February 11th – Monday, February 14th 

Leave the shucking to us and get your hands on our award winning Seafood Plateau for Two, packed in our NEW insulated Hank’s totes.

Hank’s Seafood Plateau for Two $74
Our signature plateau features:
oysters on the half shell*, middleneck clams on the half shell*, chilled jumbo shrimp, seafood ceviche*, mussels escabeche*, and chilled Maine lobster.


Click on your preferred pick-up location to place your order:




Valentine’s Day Dine-In Specials

available Friday, February 11th – Monday, February 14th 

Reserve a table in our limited capacity indoor dining rooms or comfortably heated outdoor patios and dig in to some super special specials designed by our culinary teams!


Click on your preferred location to reserve a table now!


February 2, 2022

Feast of the Seven Fishes

Now through Christmas Eve, we are serving up this holiday favorite Hank’s Style,
as a special dine-in three course meal!


$55 per person

Oyster and Clam Stuffies

Frito Misto
featuring shrimp, squid, and fresh cod

Seared Rockfish and Mussels
in an aromatic fish broth with peewee potatoes


December 1, 2021

Add Some Hank’s to Your Labor Day Plans



Start your last official day of summer with all of your raw bar and beach food favorites over brunch!  All Hank’s Oyster Bar locations will be open from 11am – 4pm on Monday September 6, 2021!


August 12, 2021

National Oyster Weekend is Here


and to celebrate our favorite weekend of the year, all Hank’s Oyster Bar locations will donate $1 to Oyster Recovery Partnership for every dozen Chesapeake Bay oysters sold Thursday, August 5th through Sunday, August 8th.
It’s a win-win for all as the more oysters you eat the more we can give ORP for all the great things they do!

August 2, 2021