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The District Fishwife at Union Market is your premier source for fresh and sustainable seafood in the DMV area.

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We are a full-service fishmonger and bring in fresh product daily, which we butcher in-house. We work with local and regional suppliers to ensure our customers can obtain the freshest seafood possible. 

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Our goal is to ensure you achieve the best possible result when cooking fish at home. A successful seafood meal begins with the freshness of our product, and we are happy to share ideas and provide advice every step of the way.            

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Our kitchen is open daily and offers a variety of made-to-order seafood dishes covering local and international favorites. 

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Check out mercato.com for fresh fish and poke delivery, 
or call us to find out what’s fresh in the case today.

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