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10 Seafood Burgers To Try in The Washington Area

Salmon, shrimp, mussels, octopus and more.

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Eating a thick, juicy burger doesn't always mean sinking your teeth into a slab of red meat. Try biting into salmon burger at The Hamilton or a shrimp burger at Proof or even one made with mussels at Et Voila!

Pescatarians rejoice: here is a round up of restaurants that offer burgers of the sea.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Food Wine & Co.

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7272 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 651-8008
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Bethesda’s Food Wine and Co. is one of several restaurants that offer an Asian-style salmon burger. Served at lunch, Food Wine & Co.’s version is topped with miso mayo, pickled Asian slaw and togarashi (Japanese red chili pepper).

2. Columbia Firehouse

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109 S Saint Asaph St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-1776
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Chef Johnny Miele serves ahi tuna burger sliders with sesame, white soy, pickled cucumber and toasted brioche.

3. Burger Tap & Shake (BTS)

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2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
(202) 587-6258
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The Upstream Run combines ground salmon, Asian slaw, Sriracha aioli, and mixed greens. The buns are made in house.

4. Cesco Osteria

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7401 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 654-8333
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Bethesda’s Cesco Osteria doesn’t just stick to just tuna or salmon or rockfish. Available at lunch, the fish burger combines all three types of fish and is served on a roll with tomato slices, frisée and tartar sauce.

5. Farmers Fishers Bakers

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3000 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 298-8783
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The Georgetown waterfront restaurant offers two kinds of fish burgers. The seared ahi tuna salad burger is topped with lemon vinaigrette and lemon aioli, celery, red onion, fennel, bread and butter pickle relish, capers, arugula and Dijon mustard. The fried white fish sliders are topped with house made tartar sauce and peanut cider slaw. Both burgers are served on house made buns.

6. The Hamilton

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600 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 787-1000
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Clyde’s Restaurant Group might be known for their beef burgers, but The Hamilton also serves an Asian-style salmon burger with crispy cucumber slaw and miso aioli served on a multigrain bun.

7. Et Voila!

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5120 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington, D.C. 20016
(202) 237-2300
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The French-Belgian restaurant features a mussels burger — or burger de moules — on its brunch menu served with aioli sauce and sweet potato fries.

8. Proof

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775 G St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 737-7663
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Proof has offered a shrimp burger for lunch since opening seven years ago. It’s served with jalapeño, shaved cucumber, cilantro, pickled daikon and carrots.

9. Teddy & The Bully Bar

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1200 19th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 872-8700
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Teddy & The Bully Bar’s braised octopus burger is served with avocado, romesco aioli and wilted kale on a pineapple roll.

10. Lincoln

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1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 386-9200
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The McPherson Square gastropub features a cured sea trout burger with watercress, dijonnaise, smoked crème fraiche and caviar on a dill brioche roll.

1. Food Wine & Co.

7272 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Bethesda’s Food Wine and Co. is one of several restaurants that offer an Asian-style salmon burger. Served at lunch, Food Wine & Co.’s version is topped with miso mayo, pickled Asian slaw and togarashi (Japanese red chili pepper).
7272 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

2. Columbia Firehouse

109 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Chef Johnny Miele serves ahi tuna burger sliders with sesame, white soy, pickled cucumber and toasted brioche.
109 S Saint Asaph St
Alexandria, VA 22314

3. Burger Tap & Shake (BTS)

2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20052
The Upstream Run combines ground salmon, Asian slaw, Sriracha aioli, and mixed greens. The buns are made in house.
2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

4. Cesco Osteria

7401 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Bethesda’s Cesco Osteria doesn’t just stick to just tuna or salmon or rockfish. Available at lunch, the fish burger combines all three types of fish and is served on a roll with tomato slices, frisée and tartar sauce.
7401 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

5. Farmers Fishers Bakers

3000 K St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
The Georgetown waterfront restaurant offers two kinds of fish burgers. The seared ahi tuna salad burger is topped with lemon vinaigrette and lemon aioli, celery, red onion, fennel, bread and butter pickle relish, capers, arugula and Dijon mustard. The fried white fish sliders are topped with house made tartar sauce and peanut cider slaw. Both burgers are served on house made buns.
3000 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

6. The Hamilton

600 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
Clyde’s Restaurant Group might be known for their beef burgers, but The Hamilton also serves an Asian-style salmon burger with crispy cucumber slaw and miso aioli served on a multigrain bun.
600 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

7. Et Voila!

5120 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington, D.C. 20016
The French-Belgian restaurant features a mussels burger — or burger de moules — on its brunch menu served with aioli sauce and sweet potato fries.
5120 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington, D.C. 20016

8. Proof

775 G St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Proof has offered a shrimp burger for lunch since opening seven years ago. It’s served with jalapeño, shaved cucumber, cilantro, pickled daikon and carrots.
775 G St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

9. Teddy & The Bully Bar

1200 19th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Teddy & The Bully Bar’s braised octopus burger is served with avocado, romesco aioli and wilted kale on a pineapple roll.
1200 19th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

10. Lincoln

1110 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
The McPherson Square gastropub features a cured sea trout burger with watercress, dijonnaise, smoked crème fraiche and caviar on a dill brioche roll.
1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

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