Virginia-based King Street Oyster Bar Opens in NoMa DC

Celebrated restaurateurs Rick Allison and Jorge Esguerra are thrilled to open their third King Street Oyster Bar in the NoMa neighborhood of DC. This will be the first seafood-focused restaurant to debut in the rapidly evolving neighborhood of NoMa.

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Featuring 4,000 square feet, the light-soaked corner space located within Bozzuto’s posh new residential building RESA.

Designed by local architecture and interior design firm //3877, King Street Oyster Bar was conceived to put the art of oyster shucking at the forefront of D.C.’s vibrant dining scene.

Seventeen-foot high ceilings allow for on-theme pendant lighting featuring fisherman’s rope to illuminate the King Street Oyster Bar DC many seating areas, which include communal high-top tables for casual fare and banquettes that anchor the space. 

KSOB. Photo Credit Rey Lopez.

Replicating the menus at sister King Street Oyster Bar locations in both Leesburg and Middleburg, Virginia, King Street Oyster Bar NoMa will feature a diverse selection of signature dishes including King Street GumboMermaid TowerLobster Roll – served cold or hot or as a double roll, amongst numerous other fresh seafood-centric savory dishes, Grilled Filet Mignon, as well as a variety of vegan and vegetarian-friendly options including their Vegan Smokehouse Burger with an Impossible Burger, BBQ, Chopped Cheddar and Cremini Mushrooms, the Ultimate Vegan Sandwich with Italian Beyond Sausage, Onion, Mushroom, Peppers, French Fries, Slaw, Sriracha Mayo.

An assortment of fresh oysters will be on display daily at the bar for customers to indulge in upon their arrival. A rotating assortment of about 12 varieties of oysters sourced from both coasts and Canada will be available.

General Manager and master barman DJ Suan – formerly of The Green Zone and Pearl Dive Oyster Palace – is in charge of the playful cocktail program featuring a creative line-up of about 20 cocktails including several low and no-proof drinks.

Two happy hours are also available 3:00PM to 7:00PM every day featuring deals such as a selection of oysters for $1 and an assortment of beverages and bites at the bar for just $5 including sangria, wine, and beer, and ceviche, crab cake or pastrami sliders, and wings.

A second late-night happy hour is also available Sunday through Thursday from 10:00PM to close.  

King Street Oyster Bar. Address: 22 M St NE, Washington, DC 20002. Phone: (202) 621-8513. Social media @KingStreetOyster #KSOBNoMa.

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