The new as yet unnamed restaurant will open at the end of 2019 with the same warm hospitality, leadership team, and hand-crafted pasta. Stop by before they close to get one more of your favorites! For continued updates, follow @hankspastabar on social media.
Jamie Leeds is one of Washington’s most highly recognized chefs and restaurateurs due to her wildly successful restaurants; her very active role in the community, and her 30 plus years of inspiring culinary experience in New York and Washington, DC. In May 2005, she opened her first Hank’s Oyster Bar and began serving what she termed “Urban Beach Food”. Hank’s is named after Leeds’ father, who she credits as her inspiration for becoming a chef. Since its’ opening, Hank’s Oyster Bar has been praised by Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Southern Living, The Washington Post, Washingtonian, DC magazine, The Washington Times and Fox Morning News.