Where to Get Best Onion Rings in DC

Brookland’s Finest onion rings (credit: Twitter user AnjaliVBhatt)

Crowdsourced via Twitter- best onion rings in DC. Onion straws and other variations not mentioned.

Most Mentioned

  • Brookland’s Finest
    • $7 (or +$3 upcharge to sandwiches)
    • Tempura onion rings
  • Buck’s Fishing and Camping (Forest Hills)
    • $12
    • Vickie’s Famous Onion Rings & Smokey Dip
  • Garden District (14th/Logan Circle)
    • $6
    • “light and crispy breading without the heavy greasiness of diner-style onion rings.”
  • Zburger (Tenleytown, Dupont, PQ)
    • $6 (or $7 for 1/2 fries and 1/2 onion rings)
    • Good when fresh

Multiple Mentions

  • Slash Run (Petworth)
    • $4 ($7 for large)
    • Brew battered onion rings served with slashsauce
  • Tune Inn (Cap Hill)
    • $7(?)
    • Thinly sliced, dipped, battered
  • Hank’s Oyster Bar (Dupont, The Wharf)
    • $8
    • Fried onion rings

Also mentioned: Bonchon, Stoney’s, Annie’s, burgerIM, Mr. Henry’s

Suburbs but lots of love: Franklin’s (buttermilk soaked w/ touch of Old Bay, Hyattsville), Hard Times (various)


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