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$15 for $30 Worth of Soul Food at Oohhs & Aahhs

U Street Corridor

83% of 1,201 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Southern soul food made from the owner's family recipes includes blackened catfish, steaks, collard greens, mac 'n' cheese, and hot wings

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per table. Valid for dine-in or carryout. Not valid after 10 p.m. Not valid 12/24/2012, 12/25/2012, 12/31/2012, 1/1/2013, 1/18-1/21, 2/14/2013, 5/12/2013, and 6/16/2013. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Good Southern cooking can transport you to a country kitchen—biscuits in the oven, chicken frying in the skillet, and a bare-chested Ted Turner in the doorway with an armload of firewood. Experience true grits with this Groupon.

$15 for $30 Worth of Soul Food

The menu includes appetizers of buffalo and lemon-pepper chicken wings ($6.95+), as well as dinner entrees that emphasize meat ($13.95–$28.95), such as blackened catfish or beef short ribs with sides such as collard greens, mac 'n' cheese, or yams.

Oohhs & Aahhs

Though the interior of Oohhs & Aahhs might be tiny—housing only four maroon-clothed tabletops in all—the flavors bursting from chef Oji Abbott's soul-food dishes are memorably big. So big that they have attracted the attention of celebrity visitors from Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot to rapper Jim Jones, as well as Guy Fieri of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, who remarked about the eatery's signature wings, "I don't like red buffalo wings. I don't like them anywhere except for here." The reason for these glowing reviews is Oji and co-owner India Wilson's menu of authentic soul food they created using their family's recipes, from meatloaf smothered in homemade gravy to creamy grits cradling fried shrimp. Each grilled or fried protein also comes with two classic southern sides, from gooey mac 'n' cheese to salty collard greens, which, as the Washington Post highlighted, often provides enough food to satisfy two people.


If you are missing authentic home cooked food this is the place to go!

Alice W., Yelp,10/12/2012

OK, so the food at this place was outstanding. Some of the best soul food I had in DC thus far. The chicken wings were big and the buffalo sauce was

Chef N., Yelp, 10/23/2012


83% of 1,201 customers recommend

  • “It looks like a hole in the wall, but the food is plentiful and delicious. I have been back since then.”

  • “Very limited seating”

  • “Good food! Seated dining would be awesome!”

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    U Street Corridor

    1005 U St. NW

    Washington, District of Columbia 20005


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