Best Vintage Bars In Washington Near Me

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1. The Fox and Hounds Lounge

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233 reviews
The Fox and Hounds Lounge
Location
5
Price/Quality
5
Service
5
Parking
5
Wifi quality
5

Address: 1533 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Schedule: Closes soon ⋅ 2AM ⋅ Reopens 11AM

Telephone: (202) 232-6307

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Brian Redder: I confirmed with the waitress before ordering that the online menu was valid, then when she brought the check all the prices were 3-8 dollars more. She said the website was old and it didn’t work that way anymore. She refused to correct it even after i pointed out she said at the beginning the website was fine. Very disappointed as the food was not worth the price. My dish went from $10 to $18. Cannot recommend this place.

Nazanin Eshan: The owner was probably the best part of this restaurant's experience. He was so funny, we almost peed our pants. Food wise, we liked the Philly cheese steak.

Jordan Wolfe: Racist. The bartenders did not believe a friend when asking for their card back, even after multiple white people in the group easily got their cards. Didn’t even apologize after realizing they did in fact have the card. Will not be returning.

M Ramachandran: Great very satisfying and fresh American eats. Like a Midwest diner with fresh veggies and simple, pure ingredients. Incredible staff and patio!

dipika: F&H is a model neighborhood bar. Spacious patio, well priced drinks, friendly owners & service, all around perfect for a no-frills outing. No notes.

Walter Bayer: Cool spot for Monday night beers after a rec league game. Staff is super friendly and drinks are well priced.
Response: Thanks for visiting & sharing your experience with us , it will help us serve you better in your next visit…see you soon!

Candace Walls: Terrible wait staff, random “bar charge on bill” not honoring happy hour when it clearly says on the site happy hour. Too much stuff to list. I will def not be going back

Betty Gonzalez: Terrible service! Bartender was racist toward my friend and tried to gaslight him into thinking he gave my friend his card back, when the card was on the floor behind the bar. Once they found it, they gave it back to him without an apology of how rude he was acting.

Chris Boosalis: verry friendly, owner great personality glad to serve you good food verry reasonable prices plenty choices can't go wrong

soupergrover: I really like this sports bar - usually pretty chill, lots of TVs, good bartenders, and reliable food - with some nice veg options, if you're into that. I'm new to the neighborhood, and have probably gone to watch games about 7-8 times. Bartenders Simon and Alex are friendly and have always changed the channel to watch different games when asked. (I find it odd that some places with TVs look at you like you have 3 heads when you ask to change the channel, and you're the only person in the joint....but not here.) I love the impossible burger and grilled cheese. Very very solid spot, and now my neighborhood go-to when I want to watch a game.

2. The Crown & Crow

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The Crown & Crow
Location
5
Price/Quality
5
Service
5
Parking
5
Wifi quality
5

Address: 1317 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Schedule: Closes soon ⋅ 2AM ⋅ Reopens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 763-7552

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M planetmike: Decorated a bit like a bar from Harry Potter's world, this bar is both cozy and spacious. Hook and the rest of the staff were awesome. Even for a Tuesday night, it was surprisingly busy. This is a bar. Food can be brought in. There is a small stage with a large screen where events are televised or can be used for karaoke nights. Thankfully, this bar minimizes the use of televisions, which are unneeded distractions. This is conveniently located near Thomas Circle and at the Southern end of the 14th Street scene.
Response: You can always count on us for a good time. Hope to have you back for another round sometime soon! -Cheers, The Crown & Crow

Christopher Yuen: I was in town for a business meeting and I took a few friends out to this bar on a whim and we had a blast! The bartenders were friendly and the drinks were unique and delicious! I had so much fun I ended up leaving my blazer at the bar. I called the manager Graham a few days later and he mailed it back to me all the way to Connecticut. He’s awesome and this place is too!!!!!
Response: Thanks Christopher, it's our pleasure to host you and your friends!

Melissa Hough: This might be my perfect bar. So warm and cozy, the staff is incredible, the drinks are good. It's never been packed (at least on a weekday night) which makes me feel better about the VID. I'd been here a few times before but last night went for the first time on my Dry January stint and they were awesome. Bartender made a tasty mocktail AND they have non-alcoholic beer! So glad I found this gem.
Response: We're thrilled to be your perfect bar, Melissa. You can always count on us for tasty drinks, even during Dry January! We hope you'll be back to see us again for round two sometime soon. -Cheers, The Crown & Crow

Chablis owens: It's the best bar in the city. The owner is an incredible person and if you get the chance to be served by him your night is going to be a thousand times better than you thought it would be. It is legitimately the best experience at a bar in DC you can possibly find. And it's not even a strip club. That's rare.
Response: Thanks for coming by, you rock and were lucky to have guests like you!

Annie: Cool bar with a chill vibe. Came here on a Monday night at 630 and there were only 2 other groups. Not the typical DC bar. There are a few tables and the bar to sit at. The cucumber mule was really good!
Response: You can always count on us for good vibes and great drinks, Annie. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your cucumber mule. Come back and see us for more cocktails in the future! -Cheers, The Crown & Crow

Noah Wahquahboshkuk: Aesthetically pleasing atmosphere and 2 sides to choose for your pleasure. The first side is more of an elbow-to-elbow-packed environment with loud music. The second side is a more relaxed spread out environment to hold more intimate conversations with friends. Being new to the area, ordering a beverage similar to the drink of preference (Weiser) was difficult due to the unfriendly bartenders. Kinda gave me the you-don't-belong-here vibe. The suggested brew was not the best, but the gin and tonic was great! Bathrooms clean as well as the main areas. Would come back and maybe study up on what is offered on tap.
Response: You can always expect good vibes from our place, Noah. We’d never want you to feel like you don’t belong here, and we’re sorry if that was the case. Next time you swing by, we’ll make sure to find you a brew you’ll love. Hope to see you back soon so we can impress you with our friendly service and unique tap selection. -Cheers, The Crown & Crow

David Benjamin: Booked a private event in their larger bar area and cannot say enough good things about Lindsay and the team as well as the space. The drinks were great, we received numerous compliments from our guests on the venue, and Lindsay was a huge help planning the whole thing. By far the best, most professional experience I've had booking an event space/bar in the DMV!
Response: We’re so happy you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you so much for the kind words.

Corey Nolan: Always have a great time in this nostalgic Bar. Brian "Bar Man" has done an outstanding job building his dream. Staff is super friendly and they have stepped up their cocktail game since I last visited. Glad I was able to ring in 2022 in such good company! Thanks C&C team! Stay safe!
Response: We're glad to hear you always have a great time with us, Corey. Our friendly staff is always here to take care of you and treat you to a cocktail. We hope you'll be back to celebrate with us sometime soon. -Cheers, The Crown & Crow

Adriana Cortés-Buelvas: I absolutely love the Crown and Crow. Great cocktails and a huge offer on drinks. Great indie rock music, feels like an Irish experience.Graham is the nicest!
Response: You can always count on us to show you a good time, Adriana! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your cocktails and the music. Hope to have you back again sometime soon! -Cheers, The Crown & Crow

Adam Adam: I went there for the first time last night I had the worst bartender in town. First he didn't even greet me or anything he walked up to me and asked me very rudely what do you wanna drink didn't, but I seen him greeting other guest properly so if I had to guess it might have to do with the fact I have an accent. I wasn't very familiar with the beers so asked him what's the lighter beer you have he laughs and said Guinness. I never been treated this way in this city.
Response: Adam, very sorry you had that experience, The Crown and Crow's staff represents cultures from 3 continents. One of our core values is that "everyone is invited to the party." I'm Brian, the owner/manager and I bartend on Fridays, please come by and let me buy you a drink and show you the hospitality that we are known for.

3. The Mirror

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242 reviews
The Mirror
Location
5
Price/Quality
5
Service
5
Parking
5
Wifi quality
5

Address: 1413 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Schedule: Closes soon ⋅ 2AM ⋅ Reopens 5PM

Guy: Cocktail bar


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Squirrely: This a decent bar to grab a drink. I found it while looking for a good speakeasy. It's down a flight of stairs off street level and hidden behind a mirror. The drinks were good and generously portioned. The cocktail menu listed the same drinks you could find at nearly any bar in the area. I was really hoping to find some creative craft cocktails, but no such luck. The music was a bit loud to have a normal conversation and seating is limited.

Melissa Escudero: This place has the best vibes! Absolutely love the drinks every time we come. The seating is very comfortable and the lighting set a great tone. The bartenders are super nice. We came right after getting engaged and they even gave us all free shots. Cant complain at all!

JDV22: Drinks were pretty poorly mixed. If you’re looking for a neat place with loud music to just kind of vibe, it’s perfect. If you’re looking for well made cocktails, I’d recommend going somewhere else.

Richa Bhatt: This place was really cool in terms of finding it and the atmosphere but other then that it was meh. The whole bar was super dark and it was hard to see anything. The drinks were incredibly mediocre and so was everything else like the bathroom- the bathroom I used had no lock so I had to hold the bathroom stall door while using it. So yeah, besides going to a place that’s behind a mirror, there’s no other pull. It’s a very mediocre place and it is priced like it’s something nicer which is stupid. I would only come back if I had to like I wouldn’t make plans out of my way to go here.

Parker Kelley: We went here after a DMV friends event on a Friday night ! It was very packed & due to the space being very small it was hard to move around. The bartenders were busy & took forever to get a drink. The idea behind the bar is neat and interesting but wasn’t worth my time!

Rodger Brown: Mirror is awesome. A very exclusive feel (as speakeasy's should be), drinks that make your mouth water, and an ambiance that'll tickle your fancy. Great seating and friendly bar staff. Super fan of the entrance.

Austin Graff: The Mirror proves that Washington, D.C. is more than suits. Located three blocks from the White House, The Mirror is a true speakeasy in downtown D.C. When you arrive, walk down a sterile staircase and open the door to a hallway with a single mirror. Push the mirror and enter a whole new world. Here's why you should go: 1) Vibe: Dimly-lit and spacious, The Mirror is one of the truest speakeasies in Washington, D.C. There's bar seating and more comfy seating throughout the space. 2) Drinks: Their cocktail list is strong and they make them quality. It's also more inexpensive compared to other bars in the city, especially downtown. When I went pre-pandemic, they had Snackables on the menu for light bites, solidifying this place as the best!

Zach Yoder: If you’re looking for a speak easy that fits the traditional role of one, this one barely fits the bill. The only thing that this place has similar to other speak easy’s is that it has a hidden entrance. The music is way too loud and the lights are way too dim. This is essentially a club with a fancy entrance.

Paris Scott: The Mirror, I'm theory, is a lovely establishment. Unfortunately, its staff, rather than accepting a humble blessing, often opts for a presumptuous mentality that leaves much to be desired. I miss when this place was a no-nothing event space that was desperate for patrons because what it has become is no longer "it". Having visited a number of times I can confidentially say that for whatever reason the bulk of individuals who work here are pompous a**holes. If you're a man, you might be in luck. But, if you are a woman with a personality, money, and a job - I caution you before making any conversation with the staff that isn't "may I have a [insert drink here]" because you'll get mansplained out this bar faster than you can say "are you kidding me".

Anthony Withum: Fun speakeasy if you know how to get in.The mixologists know what they are doing behind the bar. Very very dimly lit and no flashlights allowed. Relatively small but hasnt been too crowded when I've gone. Worth checking out and taking friends to but not a destination I would say

4. Rewind

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215 reviews
Rewind
Location
5
Price/Quality
5
Service
5
Parking
5
Wifi quality
5

Address: 1219 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 846-7883

Guy: Bar


Review: "Love this retro cocktail diner."

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Ladee Jay: Ok where to start, they said you would get an experience.. it definitely was an experience a HORRIBLE one, we made a reservation and still waited 40 mins to seat. Ordering food was horrific we waited 25 to 45 minutes for this bottomless brunch food to even arrive at our table. Smh and when the food came it was cold. The food was decent but cold once arrived. we had to ask several times for our food and yet still didn't get it or we got the wrong order 3 times. This was our 1st and absolute last time coming to this place. The manager offered no discount except he offered drinks. How can you drink on an empty stomach? .. I'd prefer the food over the drinks if it had ever come. Yup we won't be back terrible service unattentive and waited entirely too long for food and service.

Alethea Smith: Food is great but space is really small. We went for brunch and was given seating with no real dining table. The French toast and wings were amazing.

Patricia Gills: Great food. Great music. Great service. 10/10 recommend.

Clarissa Martinez: This place is whatever. The food is ok but the service is very mediocre. The hosts are literally there for decoration. All they do is stand there and point at where to sit, they don’t even walk you to the table. People pay in the front and none of the hosts take care of them, the servers do. They literally stand there staring at people. I had never seen hosts as decoration. One of the hosts was cleaning our table (bc the waiter asked her too, he was busy. Otherwise she wouldn’t have moved a finger) after we waited 10 min to have it clean and we were repeatedly saying “thank you!” And she literally rolled her eyes at us and didn’t say anything. The servers are not attentive at all, and they bring you the wrong things. I asked for salt and they brought me an empty shaker ??? See pics for reference. I asked for water when I asked for the shaker and they never brought me anything. We wanted to get dessert but after this treatment, we didn’t want to give this place any more money. The quesadilla is whatever. Nothing special honestly. The chicken and waffle is good though. The chicken has a weird spice to it. The waffle is really good though. The fries are good too. We came at night and saw two fights break out outside the restaurant. This place is located in a very shady part of town. It’s probably good during the day when the clubs are closed I guess. Don’t come at night. The ambiance of the place is nice, the decor and music. It’s a shame that they have such bad service.

Soroyah B.: Chicken was a bit dry. The person that I was with ordered the sliders & she mention they was also dry. Drinks were really good though. And the decor was really cute !

kelli johnson: Rewind was ok. The service was pretty good. I had the Cap'n crunch french toast.. best I've ever had! Everything else I tried was just ok.

Tyé Grays Real Estate: Food was yummmmy!! BUT Service was subpar. Slow and unattentive. Was Double charged twice, we asked for it to be removed, one of the servers said, and I quote "we're too busy to adjust and remove items from the bill. So instead, order a drink or dessert, free of charge " let's just saw were we're beyond taken back!!

Val Sheppard: Really good food!! I had shrimp and grits, daughter had Quesadillas. Place could use some updating..decor is kinda of all over the place...but it's a cute spot. Good music. I didnt like plastic cups with my dinner though..other than that..its cool!

Mayra Galeana: The food was extremely tasty, I didn't leave anything on my plate. The staff are all spectacular and for the ladies that go in by themselves to just enjoy a good beer and meal, they got your back.

Honest Guide: Monday night date. Not crowded and great ambience. Super friendly staff and tasty food.

5. Round Robin Bar

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185 reviews
Round Robin Bar
Location
4.6
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.5
Parking
4.5
Wifi quality
4.5

Address: InterContinental the Willard Washington D.C., an IHG Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 4PM

Telephone: (202) 628-9100

Guy: Bar


Review: "Really worth it to see all the old bars in such a historic city!"

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Caitlin Cordova: The Round Robin Bar is the perfect place to have a cocktail during the holidays when you’re downtown to see the National Christmas Tree. Located inside the Willard Hotel, which is a work of art in itself, the circular Bar serves cocktails and a full menu of classic options. Cocktails ~$20 apiece. Happy hour is crowded, but there are plenty of standing options around the bar itself, and additional seating options in the hallway of the hotel’s lobby. Our bar table service was quick and efficient. Highly recommend checking this place out.

Ray Hendrick: Friendly service. Great drinks. Awesome history. A perfect place for after dinner drinks during your visit to DC. Try the Mint Julep or the Bee's Knees.

Annie Wilson: Attentive service, beautiful warm atmosphere and classic drinks - a delicious experience. The mint julep is spectacular, not fussy, and the staff are cheerful, knowledgeable and enjoyable to watch keeping bar. We went here to celebrate an occasion but we also went to see the national Christmas tree - great location for this. The historical aspects of the bar make a great addition to the experience.

Sue D: Every evening I've ever spent here has been epic. This past time, we got to know half the bar (as per usual here), and there was a great jazz trio playing Christmas music in the lobby. The Willard has the prettiest Christmas decorations in town every year. If you have company coming in from out of town (any time of year), be sure to bring them here. Don't miss the room at the top of the long red staircase that tells about the history of The Willard. MLK Jr finished his "I Have a Dream" speech here.

Paul Terry Services Lawn Care & Landscaping: Christina and her staff are - in a word - AMAZING. Kind, caring and beyond gracious. Special requests are a not a problem for this crew. For the most unique and special celebration, look no further. Grateful for this staff.

Hue Tran: Went to the place for a drink and dessert. Service was horrible. I was eating on my dessert and the lady walking passed my table and just grabbed my dessert plate without saying anything, none of the " are you done with this? Or can I take this? Was happened.

Alex Holston: Fantastic. In the 1800’s Henry Clay brought the Mint Julep to Washington DC featuring it at this bar. Rich in history they still make this favorite May drink the same way. Makers Mark. Rose Simple Syrup. Muddle mint. Crushed ice. Our bar tender was fantastic. One of the best. We will return.

Patsy Agpalza: The Round Robin Bar at the Willard Hotel in D.C. is quickly becoming a favorite spot to have a drink and soak up the atmosphere. The Cedar Plank Roasted Salmon is absolutely delicious. I have ordered it twice now and have been very happy each time. The Bartender, Elias has worked there for 30 years and is absolutely phenomenal. Ask him to make you any drink and you will not be disappointed.

Matthew: A classy bar in a historic hotel only steps away from where Ulysses S Grant coined the terms lobbyists. Great bartenders who know how to serve a proper glass of whiskey.

Joey Emmitte: An amazing topshelf selection! And you can't beat the amount of history in this quaint bar.

6. Morris American Bar

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246 reviews
Morris American Bar
Location
4.4
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.4
Parking
4.4
Wifi quality
4.4

Address: 1020 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (833) 366-7747

Guy: Bar


Review: "Great cocktails and a vintage Americana interior."

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Martin Schmidt: nice atmosphere, slightly too much air-con , or we as European are not use it ?.. We ordered 2 espresso martini, they were average, So much vodka , and coffee was not strong enough. For my taste But their original cocktail were Bom !!! Jamaican twist on Manhattan super tasty . La Reina was soooo good , if you live tequila try this . Overall i would definitely go back
Response: Hi Martin! We are ecstatic to hear you found us all the way from Europe-- it was our pleasure having you! Thank you for taking the time to try our selection of cocktails and for this detailed review (we know a cocktail connoisseur when we meet one)! Looking forward to seeing you in the future !

Bradley Popkin: Swanky and cozy bar with two floors. Spent some time here with family and friends. Great cocktail selection and service. We were greeted quickly and everyone was friendly. I really appreciated the full-size Johnnie Walker figure outside lol.

Neil Patel: The staff are super friendly and accommodating. We ordered off the menu and were pleasantly surprised at how much we liked our drinks. The mocktails and zero proof drinks were great too!
Response: Neil, thank you for your review! We're glad to hear that you had a great experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Andrea Martin: Good drinks, good service. It’s across the street from where Google currently shows. Has an outdoor patio that feels much different than the indoor vibe
Response: We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with Morris! Thank you for this great review!

Nirupa P: Good experience. We did the Halloween special & the drinks were good. We both got 3 drinks each & they were great. Our favorite was Noche de sueno & dia de muertos. Food menu were also limited. We got the devil eggs & they were good.

Jeff Wilson: All of the staff (especially Rhine and Rita) are absolutely amazing. I'd previously rated Morris 4 stars several years ago but they've definitely earned all 5. Fabulous cocktails, they can make anything you're feeling in the mood for. Always be on the look out for their special events, especially when they do Filipino food.
Response: Thank you for your kind words and 5-star review, Jeff! Looking forward to seeing you back with us in the future!

Rachel Lipton: The space was thoughtfully designed with a great bar but the drinks were a bit of a letdown - certainly not bad but I was expecting something a touch more exciting (I know they rotate monthly so I’ll be back to try some new ones soon) The vibe was also a touch quiet/empty which was a bit of a bummer since we were celebrating but perhaps it would have been better if we were there earlier or later

Adam Pusateri: Morris is without a doubt an absolute gem of a cocktail bar and my personal favorite. The bartenders are not only inventive but also thoroughly well-versed in classics and contemporary drinks. You can tell the whole team is proud of their bar, and it really shows. The seasonal menu is their own impressive creation, but make no mistake, they gladly take requests and offer new suggestions. Inside is a time capsule of a classic bar. The colors, décor, lighting, music – it is the perfect place for relaxing drinks. Outside is shaded and casual, exactly what you want for a group of friends. Other bars even the often lauded “Bests in DC” have fallen short of what Morris is consistently doing here in terms of quality, knowledge, skill, and service. You get way more than what you pay for here. As amazing as it all is, it is not at all stuffy. Everybody is friendly, easygoing, and enjoys what they are doing. This review is long overdue and could not be more well deserved. Morris often surprises, never disappoints, and after all their extra hard work during the pandemic, I cannot wait to sit at the actual bar again. Until then, cheers!
Response: Thank you so much Adam! So glad you enjoyed your experience.

byron subero: ..... my friends are the worst. They keep sending me places to go to. This was a nice spot. Drinks and the bartender was on point. Ask for Rita. She's a mixologist
Response: Hi Byron, sorry about your friends, but glad you discovered Morris!

Mohan Sun: Our favorite cocktail joint in town! The drinks are top-notch and reasonably-priced. We’ve been to other “good” places that charged $16 for a to-go cup. Morris beats that in so many aspects and it never disappoints. Everyone works there are super nice and knowledgeable. Doug, Ian and Rhine are skillful bartenders who can fix you up with almost any requests. They usually have seasonal cocktail menus and recently added low & non-alcohol drinks which is perfect for a person like me who can’t drink too much. I got Strawberry Kitty last time and it’s sooo good! If you want something refreshing, you NEED to get it! Please support their business. They work hard to stay afloat while continue to innovate great drinks during this difficult time.
Response: Thank you for your review and your support Mohan!

7. Bar Charley

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688 reviews
Bar Charley
Location
4.4
Price/Quality
4.4
Service
4.5
Parking
4.4
Wifi quality
4.4

Address: 1825 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 627-2183

Guy: Gastropub


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chparatrooper88: Great food. Mimosas and Bloody Mary morning. Price is just D.C Don’t be late for your reservation. Have a current id and Covid immunization proof. (Photo was fine).

Rob: This place has one of the best happy hours in town. Wonderfully crafted cocktails for $8 and awesome small eats options (Catalan fries and tuna tartare are a must). Their burger is also really good. We’ve gone a couple times for happy hour and will be back to try dinner or brunch soon.

Peter Fernandez: The wait staff was friendly and knowledgeable (although the host was a weirdo). We had great drinks--Manhattan, Nt yr prblm, and a Martini. For food it was the pork belly fried rice and the branzini. Both were great. We enjoyed it very much!

William Branch: This was such a lovely brunch experience! Bar Charley’s is a cozy place with charming wait staff and a delicious menu! They were gracious enough to accommodate our unusually large group of 16 people. The service was exceptional. I would highly recommend this place, but make sure you reserve well in advance. Their reservations run out quickly!

Chiara: Great chicken and waffles. I should’ve asked for extra syrup- the only syrup I got were those tiny dribbles on the plate! Very good food though. The patio was nice but a little loud- be prepared if you have bad hearing. I’ll definitely come back to try their other foods :)

Andy: Bottomless mimosas was so fun here on a Saturday morning. Food was okay, but I did order a rather boring dish (eggs and bacon). The atmosphere is 10/10! Cozy, intimate, hip. Service was 6/10, as they kept haggling us to leave and stop drinking mimosas 😂

Brandon Leipzig: Nice location. Great food. Entree portions are sized for people to get appetizers and dessert. The Hanger Steak was cooked perfectly and tasted awesome, just wish there was more sides with it. Wait staff was on top of things with drinks and water. Went on a Sunday evening and it was 25% off steak entrées. Get there early if you want the ribeye it will sell out fast. Seating was tight for our large group in the front corner booth table.

Samantha: I adore Bar Charley. I continue to come back here. The manager I always run into is a wonderful guy. All-night happy hour on Mondays and brunch are their strong suits. Get the truffle aioli no matter what you order and try that incredible Charley sauce on the weekend brunch burger.

Dylan Roche: This is my favorite bar in DC. Very knowledgeable and friendly bartenders, and an excellent atmosphere. The cocktail menu is a guideline, don't be afraid to branch out. I recommended the Tweed Jacket, Holy Shishito, and Quack Quackerac. The food is also incredible. Highly recommend the Catalon fries. These are truly local bartenders.

Megan Root: After another reservation fell through, we came here for dinner. They found us a table on their patio which was perfectly warm even in 30 degree weather. The drinks were delicious and the food was excellent! I recommend the steak satay, sesame chimichurri was delicious. And crispy brussels sprouts are always a good idea!

8. Jack Rose Dining Saloon

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Jack Rose Dining Saloon
Location
4.6
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.5
Parking
4.5
Wifi quality
4.5

Address: 2007 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 588-7388

Guy: Bar


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Heriberto Gonzalez (Heri): Had an absolute lovely time! The food was on point and the staff was super friendly from the get go. We were celebrating our anniversary and they were very accommodating. We had the seared tuna and a very tasty beet salad. The fry cake dessert was scrumptious. Of course you go for the bourbon and they didn't disappoint. Some stuff we were looking for were out, but Matt was able to suggest similar bourbons that were awesome! If you want to have a great time and try hard to find bourbon, stop by!

Oceanie De Silva: What an Amazing Whiskey Collection!! We had a night out of drinks here with our friend who was visiting us and we absolutely loved the place and the collection of whiskeys and bourbon and so many other stuff! The bar tenders are so friendly and knowledgeable about everything! I said I love fruity cocktails with either Gin or Vodka and instant cocktails were created! Must visit in DC

Meg Salocks: One of the best collections of Scotch Malt Whisky Society on the east coast, along with lots of other unique bottles with a real range in prices. The staff are eternally nice and thoughtful, and will happily help you find the right pour for your tastes. A date night favorite if whiskey is your thing.

Jasen Covert: Amazing selection of bourbon, whiskey and scotch. What made the night was how great our service was. Very knowledgeable on all things whiskey, and recommended phenomenal drinks. Can't wait to be back!

Anindita Barman: This is a very popular place I could tell from the crowd that was in the restaurant even after the kitchen had closed. We had the "Jack Rose Barrel Picks" flight, the "Time in a Bottle" cocktail, whiskey Wings and fries. The whiskey selection in the flight was great, the cocktail and the wings were good as well, however, the fries were not seasoned or salted at all. Service was good but the host could have done better. He just stood there without greeting or anything so we were not sure if he was part of the staff. Upon asking if he worked there, he said he did after which we asked for a table and he led us to one. :/ Parking can be a hassle as the restaurant is in the heart of DC. There is street parking but finding a spot is up to luck.

Gregg Caldwell: Have been here two times and the service has been excellent and the bourbon knowledge has been on par. Not sure how long it would take a server to know what liquor they have and the ability to speak about each bottle? Place gets loud as it gets later in the night. Make sure to check out the upstairs area.

Kevin Raisch: As a whisk(e)y fan, I had to visit Jack Rose while in DC and it was awesome. Kyle, our whisky advisor, perfectly crafted a whisky flight based on my preferences and provided very detailed and interesting facts about the story and science behind each bottle. In addition to the 3,000 unique bottles of whisky they have food, beer, cocktails and two floors of space (including outdoor space) so it’s perfect even for those who don’t want whisky.

Larry Miller: Over 2600 different Whiskies in their inventory. Great selection of rare whiskey. Great cocktails, service and food. This was a busket list bar for me. Itcwas the worth the trip.

Michael McDaniel: Truly a must-go place for bourbon and whiskey lovers. For starting at only $28, you’ll get to experience 3 bottles tasting with an excellent background on each bottle by well-knowledgeable and passionate servers.The second floor is open air with different corners to experience.

Nick Lethbridge: A whiskey lovers dream! The list of rare bourbon and Scotch is phenomenal. It's an absolute must for Bourbon lovers with a long list of options. Bar staff are incredibly knowledgeable.

9. Never Looked Better

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Never Looked Better
Location
3.6
Price/Quality
3.7
Service
3.6
Parking
3.6
Wifi quality
3.6

Address: 130 Blagden Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Guy: Cocktail bar


Review: "This is the classic bar that lets in people who know the bouncer."

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J. W.: I was referred to this place and honestly I have no regrets about going. This cocktail bar has a very exclusive, underground, chic appeal. The bartenders are amazing, the drinks are visually pleasing and strong in all the right ways without it taking from the flavor and the staff is actually friendly. This made birthday a very memorable experience. Thank you Jay Moss for the drinks and Crystal for the conversation loved the vibe.

Arielle H: OMG Foodies, I had my first speakeasy experience this weekend and let me tell you how freakin AMAZING it was ✨🥂 I set my sights on @neverlookedbetterdc, a cocktail bar located in NW DC 📍. Though they don’t offer food, the drinks are made just right, the atmosphere is ‼️, & there’s plenty of diners and restaurants within walking distance (because who doesn’t get the munchies after drowning in cocktails 😅🙈🍽). Staff: 10/10 Drinks: 10/10 - worth every penny ! & the spicy margarita 🏽🌶❤️ Bathroom: I was too busy drinking, forgive me 😅

Logan Gore: What a cool speak easy! Fun to enter in through an alley, then leave a completely different way! The vibe inside is awesome! Staff and bartenders are nice, music was poppin, seats and standing room available. Cocktails and mocktails were good!

Maeline Yang: A true speakeasy - the venue limits the number of people so it doesn't feel too club-like. The music was a good mix of dance and chill. The drinks were also unique and the bartenders were generous with their pours.

Steven Munnelly: Solid speakeasy feel while being accessible by the public. Stopped in for happy hour. Sure, drinks are pricey but it’s a fun and different experience. The bartender there is a great guy, knowledgeable about his liquors, and interesting to chat with when it’s not super busy. Overall pretty pleased with this place—would have expected slightly higher tier for the prices but still cool given the ambiance.

S. Locke: Child! I didn’t even know this gem existed. I got there around 12:30 AM on a Friday night. Apparently I missed a line—gladly. Because I got there so late in the night, if you aren’t watchful you will miss the address on the door in the alleyway and pass by the door. It’s in the middle of all the doors in the alley. The bartenders were awesome. Also, if you are looking for a boo, he, she, they may be there. Everyone was fine as hell in that place! Lol!

Vaaruni Eashwar: Took a minute to find the door, as it should with any good speakeasy! Loved the vibe, good music (though it got a bit loud at some point), great cocktails - the spicy margarita was 👌And Kit at the bar was awesome - fun personality, very engaging while they made our drinks! Definitely coming back!

byron subero: I don't own the rights to this music. Went to a speak easy bar and must say had a good time. Laid back vibe, good upbeat music and drinks was delicious.... the black light hitting the paper planes...... magic🤣🤣

Parker Kelley: Super cool & interesting place! The entrance was a little sketchy.. no signage and through a weird alley but the inside was very welcoming & the aesthetic was worth it! The drinks are a little on the expensive side but the service was great! The music is decent & plenty of space. All tables were revered when we went so if you have group of 3 or more I would check into reserving a table.

Ciara McAllister: Never looked better is such a vibe. The decor is aesthetically pleasing and the bar tenders are so sweet. Will definitely be coming back!

10. Jane Jane

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Jane Jane
Location
4.5
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.6
Parking
4.5
Wifi quality
4.5

Address: 1705 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 481-2166

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Rachel L: Finally got a chance to give Jane Jane a try and so glad we did. It is SO. CUTE. it was pretty packed when we came in but luckily a couple left a few minutes after we arrived so we were able to snag a spot at the bar. The servers were very kind and attentive and all the drinks were delicious! It was a blast and I can’t wait to go back again.

Martha Wilson: Great cocktails. Great service. Yummy, warm olives. And good people-watching from the tables outside. I will definitely be back many times!

Hanna Ozbeki: such a vibe for drinks! went here on a monday night and it was packed!! love that they have so many drink options and that they give u a complimentary snack. the decor was beautiful too drinks - satin sheets & naked and famous were amazing note they do not take reservations so be prepared to wait :)

Lisa Giorgi: It’s among my favorite bars in WDC! It's cozy, posh and usually busy but it’s worth the wait. The special cocktails are incredible, I recommend the Gin Soaked Felon and the Cosmopolitan. The service is amazing. Shout out to Camilo, Peter, Tim, Samuel, Rhiana and JP!

Anthony Salinas: Jane Jane did not disappoint. Wait time was a little longer than expected but worth the wait. Super cute interior, friendly staff, and wonderful cocktails. Definitely a place designed for your social media post :). Looking forward to more visits.

Daniel Albert: A legitimately great spot in a sea of options. Sat outside on a warm summer night - host was extremely knowledgeable and attentive, especially for a brand new place. Everything we got was incredible - our group got almost every cocktail they have, 10/10 would recommend this place and will be returning. Wonderful addition to the 14th St corridor! 💯

Danielle Perdue: Great service in such a quint space! The dining room/bar decor reminds you of a box cars. Love the specialty cocktails and stumbled across the happy hour lunch. Yum!

Maeline Yang: Loved this place and would absolutely come back. The drinks were so unique and the bartenders were very attentive. The place was the perfect size - cozy but lively.

Ashley Cooper: Me and my partner visited from England after being recommended this bar. Thought the cocktail I had was great and it was great to see how they were being made whilst sitting at the bar. Very pricey though but appeared the norm for Washington DC. However, the barman we had was a miserable sod. My partner asked him what he was making to which he did say. But upon being asked this question, he said to his colleague he couldn't take being asked any more questions that day and asked to switch to the other side of bar. Miserable git put us off buying another drink and we left shortly after. Don't work at a bar if you don't enjoy the social element or being asked simple questions buddy.

Zachary Grimshaw: Drinks and vibes are immaculate. The space is small and they don't take reservations, so expect a wait during popular times.

11. Silver Lyan

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Silver Lyan
Location
4.6
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.5
Parking
4.5
Wifi quality
4.5

Address: 900 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 788-2799

Guy: Cocktail bar


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Marissa P: Extremely well priced cocktails for this area and the caliber of the drinks/service. You can go to a dive bar down the street and still be paying $14 for a drink out of a plastic cup! The ambience is lowlight speakeasy style, perfect for a date night. Bases loaded was the best we tried, the cherry float was delicious! I’m not even much of a whiskey fan either. If you’re a fan of good service and attention to detail, Silver Lyan should be on your list.

Caleb Trantham: Massive thanks to Alex for a great service experience, this place is absolute mixology heaven. The drinks are all very tasty, the jello shots are super flavorful, personal favorite goes to the fisherman punch with its blend of rums. would highly highly recommend this bar, very worth the price it's just a cut above so many other venues and the speakeasy vibes and great playlist all add to the experience. If you're in the DC area be sure to stop by for an after-dinner drink, you won't regret it.

Rebecca Carmeli-Peslak: worth every penny. such a cool classy experience. the staff is all amazing and goes out of their way to help you pick the perfect drinks for your celebration. we really enjoyed the fruit jell-o shots project apollo champagne espresso martinis and french martini. my party and i will definitely be returning soon! bonus they have a giant gumball machine

Ryley Thompson: Modern space with an interesting vibe in the basement of the St. Riggs. The cocktails are unique, which honestly is hard to do these days. Prices were fine but higher than average If that matters to you. Very friendly staff was a highlight. Definitely worth a stop on your DC cocktail adventure.

Barry Downs (FABS): Great place .to have night cap. Great soft low light mood. Sitting.in a old bank vault can't get Sexy cool and fun.. Good for everything from a business meeting, date or group.of friends. .drink menu was excellent. Jello shots and champagne 🍾 were a HIT. But lots to choose from. Also.offered up some PEI Oysters. Service was great. Price.point $$$$.

Natalia P: Best cocktail bar in DC. Service was quick and everyone was friendly. Chairs were cute and comfortable. Definitely will be back next time I’m in the area.

Hillary Severson: Great spot! We have been to Riggs Cafe before and had no idea this was in the basement. It is definitely speakeasy- esque ... the vibes are great and the drinks are impressive. They even gave us free champagne for my boyfriend's birthday. 10/10 recommend!

Blvknative: Nice underground world to step into inside the Riggs, a bunch of different drinks curated perfectly with every drink. The ambience of the place is to die for. Great way to end your night!

Briana H.: After mistaking Silver Lyan for another bar in the area, I can honestly say it was a happy accident and this might become one of my go-to spots from now on. The velvet seating and subtle mood lighting give you a sultry vibe and encourage you to stay a while. The cocktails were really well done and the service was incredible (welcoming, knowledgable, personable). I'll definitely be back!

byron subero: Nice spot to grab a drink and relax. Very crowded cause they had special guests from NYC for the cherry festival but definitely will go back......aaaaand I went back

12. Madam's Organ

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Madam's Organ
Location
4.3
Price/Quality
4.4
Service
4.3
Parking
4.3
Wifi quality
4.3

Address: 2461 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Schedule: Closes soon ⋅ 2AM ⋅ Reopens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 667-5370

Guy: Bar


Review: "Unique vintage atmosphere with tons of character and great live music."

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Brad Badger: My girlfriend and I made sure to stop here after she had been here years ago and loved it. Our bartender Deborah was 10/10. She made some amazing drinks and was incredibly great to us. We got an appetizer sampler and the fried fish bites were absolutely killer. Live music was great as well. Cool vibes and great service. I will definitely stop by Madams Organ again the next time I am in DC!

Eve Breier: Lovely atmosphere! The music is good, bartenders are friendly, nice mix of club-like dance floor upstairs, seated area on the middle floor, and a bar/performance area downstairs. It has it all. Also pretty funky decor all over.

James Bladen: I really wanted to try this place and menu sounded good, but waited over 15 minutes or more for someone to take my order and never did! I asked the bartender if someone was going to wait on my table and I could not hear what his response was, he just mumbled something. I was being as patient as possible and understand places are short staffed. There was a big table of around 10 people upstairs and I was by myself downstairs, I guess that explains it. The bartender was more interested staring at his phone than making sure his customers were taken care of. I was going to order a large order and I do tip good, but sorry, you just lost a customer and me recommending a place if you ignore solo diners like that.
Response: Sorry it didn’t work out for you. We are having labor issues but that is no excuse

Stacy Walker: Awesome spot, easy bar, and amazing entertainment! Check them out on Tuesday nights for great live music

Marieke Kooymans: Worst service we've ever had.. We were a group of 4 and came for dinner and to perform at the open mic. We were completely ignored when we came into the bar, even though it was quiet. At some point we just sat down and when the waitress finally came we asked for cocktails.She threw (literally) a crumpled stained cocktail menu on the table that looked as if it was taken out of the trash. She later explained they don't serve cocktails anymore which maybe explains..? We felt pretty invisible during dinner, it took a long time to order food/drinks and our plates weren't cleared away. We made a pile ourselves of the dishes and napkins ,and when dessert came the pile was cleared away, but the waitress took off the used napkins and put them back on the table for us to reuse. We ordered 2 desserts and got 1, but decided to let it go and just ask for the bill. We tried to get the attention of the waitress but failed. After 20 minutes we walked around to find her and asked her to pay. She looked at us and then ignored us and walked away. it felt very disrespectful. We considered leaving cash on the table and just leaving (risking the cash to be taken by someone else in a now crowded bar). The kitchen porter then came by to clear the rest of our table and we asked him for the bill as a final attempt. He was very friendly and helped us. The waitress then told us the price to pay but we asked for a receipt. She seemed very annoyed and finally arranged a receipt. It took us in total at least one hour and a lot of effort to pay! At this point we did not feel welcome and just went home without playing at the open mic.

Ieshia E. Butler: Food was just ok. Nothing to write home about. I am from the Caribbean and was expecting the soul food to be a bit more flavorful. The waitress was really nice and the menu was affordable.
Response: Maybe you wanted Caribbean food and not Soul food

Amanda: Great dark chilled atmosphere. Multiple floors with a partially covered roof top bar. Live bands. Friendly speedy service. Reasonable food and drink prices. Pool table available.

SHIKATSE KPANYAA: Great Place to have fun in DC. Live bands, hip-hop and country. Three different dance floor at the same place. Judy go to where you wanna have fun. They don't have meals so get something to eat around

DiiJay Victorious: Great place. Bouncer is cool and ppl are sociable. Bands are cool. Beware atmospheres change momentarily and without notice (not for badly, just different crowds)

Alison Scott: Loved the live music, bartender was so friendly! Amazing vibes - so glad we stopped in here. One of my favorite stops while visiting DC

13. Old Ebbitt Grill

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Old Ebbitt Grill
Location
4.5
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.6
Parking
4.5
Wifi quality
4.5

Address: 675 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Schedule: Closes soon ⋅ 2AM ⋅ Reopens 11AM

Telephone: (202) 347-4800

Guy: Bar


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Natalia Mednikov: There are straightforward American-style food. This restaurant is best known for its huge old-school oyster bar—think lots of dark wood, brass fixtures, and big mirrors. That oysters was fantastic and fresh. We’ve enjoyed also cheese sampler, fried calamari and baked oysters. Everything they do is absolutely delicious. The service was very fast and friendly. We were happy to choose this great restaurant to end our busy day in Washington, D.C.

Tiberiu Hrihorciuc: Loved the experience! Tasted a dozen oysters and each one was more delicious than the other. Wine is very fairly priced. Saw it more expensive in some New York wine discount stores. The fish was such a huge portion when they split it in two plates we told them that we did not order 2 plates but to our surprise that was a full plate. If you get a chance to go to happy hours for oysters don't hesitate!
Response: Thank you, Tiberiu!

Aditya Karandikar: Had an awesome time here as a late night/ early next day stop. The food was quite nice and fairly refined, especially at such a late hour! The atmosphere was popping as well which made it more enjoyable. Service was very friendly and they had great oysters. Fresh complimentary bread never hurts either…

Sam M: This place is one of the more famous restaurants in DC. I visited this spot during brunch and it was packed. I would definitely recommend making a reservation for both weekend dinner and brunch services. I started with New England clam chowder and some salad dish. For entrees, I got eggs benedict and catfish. All the dishes I ordered were pretty good. But, I definitely enjoyed their desserts more even though I was pretty full before it. Their key lime pie and salted caramel bread pudding were both amazing! Staffs were very accommodating and attentive during the whole service. I’m planning to visit this restaurant and will get some oysters and burgers next time. I heard they are pretty good. I definitely recommend this place to celebrate any special occasions.

Suzi Figueroa: Wow, wow and wow! A friend recommended this establishment to me when I asked for dining recommendations for my upcoming DC trip. I am so glad I listened. The warm and inviting ambiance matched the service. And the food? Oh my goodness. Delicious. My SO ordered meatloaf. Who knew meatloaf could take on a such an extraordinary presentation.
Response: Suzi, Thank you for visiting Old Ebbitt Grill and leaving a great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we hope to have you back again the next time you're in town.

Mary H: What a DC institution. I've been here numerous times taking "out of town" guests but always failed to write a review... This place is busy and crowded... so make a reservation. Service is attentive and friendly. Try to get a seat in the atrium, much nicer and brighter. *turkey club-generous portions of turkey. It was good and the fries were nice and hot. *salad greens- tasty, I wanted something light. *calamari-nice and crispy. They have a good selection on their menu, we just weren't that hungry. It's kinda the place to go when you visit DC.
Response: Thank you, Mary!

Amy Workman: If you're worried that this a nice place turned tourist trap that cuts corners, worry not. We had a fantastic experience and the food was superb. Our server was in his 9th year here and I wished he could've just sat and talked with us all night. They were wonderfully accommodating and welcoming of our kids, which you definitely can't say about a lot of places. Some places know that if the kids are happy the parents are more than happy to get another round and more dishes. And then when we're sans-kids someday, we'll definitely be back to sit at one of the beautiful bars. We had the walrus raw bar which was perfect for us never having had raw oysters. They did a little of each kind they had that night and I had no idea oysters could taste so different. We had the mussels, kids mac and cheese, and sausage pasta dish. The pasta was house made and the sauce creamy and spicy. So good. After dinner we walked it off around the White House. I've spent much more at restaurants and not gotten half as much food or nearly as good as service, so even though it was our most expensive meal in DC it was also our best value. Definitely a must-go in DC.

Elaine Viegas: AMAZING! There is no other word to describe it. Since we arrived until we paid the service was perfect. I couldn’t be more happy for their food, service and kindness on my birthdays lunch. We didn’t mention that it was my birthday but they saw on my profile and as soon as I arrived they asked to confirm and no only brought my desert with a candle and a cute chocolate happy birthday place on the top. Our server was amazing, she arrived singing happy birthday, was very classy and really surprised me. Thank you for the excellence in your service. BTW the food it’s top quality, my oysters and shrimps were fresh abs really tasteful.

Jelena M: Great food, great price, great service! The waiter we had was so nice, knowledgeable, and friendly! The calamari was very good, but watch out for the spicy peppers in it . My salad was yummy! I usually never order salads, but I am glad I did as the dressing was citrusy and refreshing! They also give warm bread and butter while you wait 😍
Response: Jelena, Thank you for stopping by Old Ebbitt Grill and leaving a great review! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to having you back again soon!

Matthew Hanna: This was a pretty cool place to eat. It is so old but very nice inside. Lots of preserved animals I didn't expect to see like sea turtles, walrus and more. The food was great and I really liked the drinks. You can still visit and get a really good burger and fries for like $18 or you can go all out and pay $100+ for a super delicious entree. Either way the alcohol is good.

14. Bar Deco

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1003 reviews
Bar Deco
Location
4.1
Price/Quality
4
Service
4
Parking
4
Wifi quality
4

Address: 717 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 4PM

Telephone: (202) 774-5867

Guy: Bar


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Damon Okey: Great little dive in Chinatown with a rooftop bar. American style pub fare with a good cocktail menu and a few craft brews to chose from. Service was friendly, if a bit understaffed. Glad we stopped!
Response: Thank you for stopping in Damon- we really appreciate the compliment on the service. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Bobbi DeAnda: We were looking for a fun rooftop happy hour and that’s exactly what we found at bar deco! Such a fun spot and the appetizers were SO YUMMY! I had the avocado eggs rolls…oh my gosh, SO YUMMY! Definitely a fun stop! Update 6/13 Came again and it wasn't as great as I remember... I literally dreamt of the club egg rolls I had last time and they were not as good this time (they got rid of the avocado). Also the seating is just a mess. If they put a counter around the edge of the rooftop there'd be so much more seating. Nothing worse than ordering food and having no where to eat it!
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Dan B: We were staying at the Motto Hotel in downtown DC and their rooftop bar was closed for a private event, so they recommended we try Bar Deco, which also has a rooftop bar, and very glad we did. As we entered on the lower level, the hostess mentioned that the rooftop area was quite busy, and suggested we try the bar on the 3rd floor. The bar has a cool industrial vibe along with great Happy Hour food and drink specials. The food is very good (my wife said it's the best burger she's ever had), and they have a nice selection of craft beers and cocktails. We were fortunate to meet their Director of Operations, Jesse, who hails from the upstate NY area where we lived for 28 years, so it ended up being a very enjoyable evening. The next time we're in the area, we would certainly make Bar Deco one of our stops.
Response: Dan- thank you for the rave review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Bar Deco. We will pass your compliment on the food to the kitchen as well. Please take care and safe travels home!

Anthony L. Forshier: I ordered the Gouda Short Rib Burger; it was the best sandwich I’ve ever had. I don’t often write reviews of bars or restaurants; but knowledge of that short rib burger must be shared with the world. The short rib was delicious; but what made it exquisite was the added sweetness of the maple syrup coupled with the savory Gouda cheese. The crunchiness of the toasted bun ensured that each bite appealed to all five senses. I will be back.
Response: Anthony- many thanks for the rave review! We appreciate the compliment on the Gouda Short Rib sandwich. We hope to see you again soon!

Will Combs: We sat on the rooftop. Staff was fun and outstanding. Food was amazing as well. The pictured sandwich is only half of it. Portions are more than enough and fairly priced. Atmosphere and quality make this definitely worth a visit.
Response: Thank you for the great review Will- we will be sharing your comments with the team.

Shay Holihan: The whole place is 4 floors and I went when only two of the floors were open. The rooftop is very spacious and the 3rd floor bar is very long. They have great great happy hour specials. And I got the burrata salad with chicken and it was pretty good. Only reason I’m not giving it a 5 was because of the service. My bartender was really fast but not personable. I’ve been a bartender for over 5 years so it hurts to see none of the bartenders care about their guests. Also they add an automatic 20% grat on to every tab. Which I always pay more but it feels very odd to do it so high automatically.

M H: We were here for a Caps game and the larger female server was just angry the entire time. Thank goodness your other server in a black hoodie was there. She was awesome, polite, got us what we needed and even offered to go upstairs for a different beer we were looking for. Went on 5/7/2022 if you are a manager. She is the only reason we will come back. Please teach or help the other server. She was absolutely terrible. As a member of the armed forces and a past server myself, it was absolutely uncalled for and really upset the people around us and ourselves, food was awesome by the way!

Michal Family: This place was just massively disorganized. Check came with a bunch of things we didn't order, we had at least 4 or 5 servers, food runners constantly interrupting our meal trying to give us things we didn't order. This is the product of building a gratuity into every check, no ownership of anything, just shotgun random plates everywhere. Steak and cheese was good, and interesting spiral cut fries. Ultimately they did sort everything out, or I'd be more upset.

Christopher Bagot: Good pregame spot before a Capital One Arena Event. Nachos are best in the city, absolute 🔥! Good happy hour combined with some solid daily specials. Can get crowded on GameDay but service is attentive. Again, best Nachos. Disagree? Tell me what's better
Response: Christopher, THANK YOU for the awesome kudos on the nachos. We let the team know you are a fan. We appreciate your support. See you soon!

Justin M: Self serve bar with first come first serve. Good drinks!
Response: Thank you for the recommendation Justin! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

15. THE BETSY

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137 reviews
THE BETSY
Location
4.4
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.4
Parking
4.4
Wifi quality
4.4

Address: Back Alley, 514 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 4:30PM

Telephone: (202) 544-0100

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Adriana Rakshana: Wanted to try out Belga Cafe but it was too full on a Sunday (so get a reservation if you want to try out Belga) but Betsy is a great alternative. Same menu and kitchen, just a different location. It's the rooftop right behind Belga. Service was a little slow but couldn't blame them, it was pretty crowded. My friend got the cornbread waffle dish and absolutely loved it. I was so-so on the chicken and waffles - nothing terribly spectacular so maybe try something else. The chicken was good, the waffle was pretty mediocre.

LP: Follow the chicken feet from the Main Street to the back alley entrance! It’s cute covered rooftop spot, the drinks are good and food is hearty homey. Didnt like how the bartender refused to use the gin I already paid for in a cocktail because it was “meant to sip”. I tasted it - and decided I didn’t wanna sip it. Being rude and elitist won’t have me back again.

Kyle Olson: Betsy is always a good time with great drinks. They specialize in gin but have alternative liquors and beer for those that aren't into gin. Love the fact most of their drinks have a unique flavored ice cube. Get there early as tables do fill up quickly.

Paul Nolan: Excellent rooftop bar in DC! Large menu of gin drinks. Pretty small space which makes it feel cozy and not overwhelming. Food is good too. Definitely add to your bucket list of DC bars.

Jason Mellen: Brie waffle sandwich and chocolate mousse. Pretty good. Drinks just alright.

Sasha Farley: Super delicious brunch from Belga and a great ambiance. The bartender/server was super helpful and friendly. The chicken in the chicken and waffles was delicious and the green eggs were light a yummy. We'll definitely be coming back to try more on the menu.

Fanise Cannon: If my aesthetic was a place, it would be BETSY! It’s like taking a trip out of DC but not having to leave the city. I’ve only had cocktails and they were superb and refreshing to say the very least. I went for my birthday weekend and the staff was very nice and helped me pick out a drink based on what I liked. I love some vibes and a good gin drink, so I will definitely be back!!

Carl-Gustav Anderson: The cutest gin bar in the city. G&Ts are all wonderful, thoughtful, and varied, and there are a handful of truly excellent cocktails available. A+

Mel Köberle: Found this place following the cute chicken feet spray painted on the floor. We were very pleasantly surprised with the amount of space and unique decor. When all other spots were beyond crowded this place had ample space and a mouth watering menu. We were able to keep our bikes safely here as well which is a plus! The food is fantastic, I’m coming back to try more things. Enjoy!

Soph B: Betsy is the rooftop bar behind Belga Café. To enter you need to go around the back entrance in the alley and up a staircase. It's technically a gin bar and they have an amazing array of gin and tonics and gin based cocktails. I recommend the Tested Negative off their cocktail list. My partner and I shared the mussel pot and the burrata salad, both were good, the mussels were a bit small and chewy but the sauce was so delicious. They did charge extra for bread. Service was prompt, if not very friendly. They are not following all Covid regulations for restaurants, they are not taking or making reservations, they are not contact tracing, they only have one small hand sanitizer on a side table available for all guests. I saw a woman come into the restaurant completely unmasked and use the restroom and walk out. I'm not sure where she came from or what. Everyone else was masked. The menus are standard, leather bound, which I am not sure how they are cleaned between guests. We were glad we brought our own hand sanitizer and portable disinfectant spray. It is outdoors which is nice.

16. barmini by José Andrés

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barmini by José Andrés
Location
4.7
Price/Quality
4.7
Service
4.8
Parking
4.7
Wifi quality
4.7

Address: 501 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 393-4451

Guy: Cocktail bar


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Mark Blanchard: Cute and private looking place with only a handful of tables. Great decoration. We got the flight of drinks - amazing experience. It's 5 drinks per person, and most of them are prepared table side and involve smoke, liquid nitrogen, and other cool ways of making drinks. We also ordered several appetizers. Great presentation but a little too fancy for my taste.

Natalie Caldwell: We were in DC for the weekend, looking for a place to get drinks before our later dinner reservation. There is a reason barmini has the reputation it does, and our experience was more than we could have hoped for. The attention to detail was both expected and impressive - the care and perfection that went into each crafted concoction was amazing. We described to our waiter what our flavor profiles were and he made us both personalized (and perfect) cocktails. We topped off our before dinner drinks with the brioche. *Chefs kiss* and that butter…I’d eat a whole loaf. Can’t wait for the chance to come back.

Elliott Temkin: Delightful bar experience! They were kind enough to be able to fit us in without a reservation even when they were fully booked on a Saturday night (though they turned many folks after us away, so I wouldn't count on getting in that way). Tried six drinks between us and they were all excellent. Creative. Balanced. Flavorful. They even gave us a sample of the peanut rum they produce in house and it was divine. Had a couple small bites (grilled cheese and wagyu tartare) and they were exceptional too. Well worth a visit!

Kennith “Conley” Coleman: We were able to enjoy the cocktail flight. The experience was amazing and all the cocktails were so delicious. The service was excellent. We also tried the grilled cheese appetizer and it was beyond good.

Triloka Shanbhag: For those of you wondering if the long waitlist and tough-to-get-in reservation system renders this place worth going to or not, I’m here to tell you it is utterly and absolutely worth the wait. The experience of being at Barmini and having their cocktail flight is unparalleled. From the sophisticated palette displayed in the variety of cocktails to the servers that pay you copious amount of attention, every little detail is planes to the tee. At times you may feel you are transported to be amidst a lab experiment but the drinks made at your table using liquid Nitrogen are delicious and a spectacle to watch. We also tried the brioche bun, it absolutely melts in your mouth. Having been to a few other Jose Andrés restaurants in the DC area and always being pleasantly surprised with my experiences, this certainly keeps the streak going. Can’t wait to try Minibar by Jose Andres too.

Justin Searle: If you like cocktails and tasting menus, this is a must hit place! Go for the paired cocktails your first visit, which you won't regret. On your second visit, go for the à la carte menu so you can fully explore their custom cocktail menu.

Diana Brody: Wow, this series of beautiful, fancy little snacks and cocktails (or mocktails) felt like we'd gone to a bewildering show. Each plate was so carefully constructed and delicious. My favorite bites were the wagyu tartare on shiso tempura and the cherry blossom marshmallow, but our group legitimately argued over what the best snack was. The drinks were also incredible- I actually went with mocktails, and holy moly I've never had such amazing drinks. It is expensive, that's not a surprise, but if you want to spend the money on performance-level food and drinks, this place is amazing.

Mukesh Bhakta: Just Wonderful. Vegetarian food paired with drink for me and a la crate for my wife. The dishes can be substituted with non vegetarian. We had 6 small plates and were full by the end of 2 hours. Each item was superb and we did add Australian Truffels to 4 dishes which elevated them substantially. It is definitely worth it for the experience. It is expensive but we enjoy these throes of restaurants very much. Staff was precise and excellent. Cocktails were unique and superb.

DeJuae: Food presentation was some of the best I’ve seen here in DC. It has 2 Michelin Stars. The intimate setting and couches make for a nice date night!

James King: Amazing food. Fantastic service. Highly recommended.Presentation is very elegant. Decor is intimate. Call ahead.

17. Quadrant Bar & Lounge

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Quadrant Bar & Lounge
Location
4.6
Price/Quality
4.5
Service
4.5
Parking
4.5
Wifi quality
4.5

Address: 1150 22nd St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 7AM

Telephone: (202) 974-4946

Guy: Lounge


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Daisy Sun: We visited this establishment to celebrate a graduation. The wait staff was pleasant. The food was fresh and eye-pleasing, however a little light on flavor. The drink menu was decent, and overall it was a fine dining experience. Don't forget to bring your wallet! Pricing definitely consistent with the Ritz-Carlton brand.

Saminda Wijegunawardena: Perfect balance of elegance and casual, always enjoy the ambiance of the bars at the Ritz. The smokey old fashioned is a must try, albeit a bit on the sweet side for my taste, but it's all about the presentation. Great place to grab a drink with the grown-ups while the kids play across the street at Castas.

Konstantin: Visited this place for breakfast while staying at Ritz Carlton hotel. Well, it is expensive but the food is good, atmosphere is very cozy and place itself is amazing. They do have buffet breakfast on Saturday and Sundays. Monday to Friday is a la carte

Carlina Smith: My husband and I stopped in for a couple of drinks during an alumni event. The service was superb and the drinks were stellar. No surprise, they are located in the Ritz. We'll definitely be back.

D J: Entrees are good, ambience is very nice. Appetizer for butternut squash was okay; warm, consistency good but bland flavor. Had an old fashioned for drink: Not well mixed but you do get the $12 worth of alcohol...salmon and chicken entrees we're really good just ask for more sauces

Russ Dean: The ambiance and service at Quadrant was worthy of the Ritz Carlton name. The cocktails were unique and delicious. We were fortunate enough to order the lamb chops as a whim and they were beautifully executed with both a mint and smoky sauce. Some of the best we've had. We stopped here before a dinner reservation and the service was very fast. Didn't intend to order food here, but glad we did and recommend you do too.

DJY30: Very comfortable place. I really enjoyed the relaxed but upscale setting. Live jazz on Saturdays, all the other days they play jazz, I guess from Spotify/radio. Still nice and relaxing. Cocktails are very strong and food is very delicious. I recommend to get a reservation ahead of time; it can be crowded in the bar area (small bar) if you dont come at an early time (aka 8pm/2000). Highly recommend.

Joe Joemer: Always appreciate the atmosphere of the Ritz's bars, which strikes the perfect blend between formal and informal. Although a little too sweet for my tastes, the smokey old fashioned is a must try. However, it's all about the presentation.

Shaun “Shaun386” Jafarzadeh: Had dinner here after a long drive to DC. Food was good service was both friendly and knowledgeable. Bar staff was helpful with recommendations and knew the local bar scene well.

Ahmed Hameed: My gf and I were at this place, the drink cup broke and cut my girlfriend’s hand. They fixed this incident. 5 minutes Later the server brought the check and asked me to pay and leave because they were slow !! It was such a big lie … the place was full of customers and he had a big attitude when he seen lil salad dropped on the floor. I was extremely disappointed and treated racistly based on how I dressed First time and last time at this place.

18. DC Comedy Loft and Bier Baron Tavern

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DC Comedy Loft and Bier Baron Tavern
Location
4
Price/Quality
4.1
Service
4
Parking
4
Wifi quality
4

Address: 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 293-1887

Guy: Comedy club


Review: "Has an old school bar feel... college basement type atmosphere."

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Bethany Hart: Came here for a comedy show, and everything was run very well. We had an excellent time. Staff was busy but in high spirits and still making sure you were taken care of. Line moved quickly and we found seats right away! Great experience.

FMWx1984 Felicia: 5 for the actual comedy show and talent. 1 for the bar establishment and menu, I'm used to paying for two items or drinks but we didn't get seated at a table. So no menu or silverware. Then we ordered drinks and dessert. They didn't have the cheesecake so they said they were substituting "birthday bites". These bites were cold and stale, please avoid the food and just order two drinks to satisfy the minimum!

Kevin Markman: Great room for comedy, a date, getting together with friends in a basement with many rooms and a cool vibe. Quality comics and new experiences. Good and attentive service.

M planetmike: This is an excellent venue for live performances where the audience can easily see and interact with the performers. However, if you arrive hungry, you will be disappointed. Eat somewhere else before arriving.

Dan S: Great time and great service for a weekend show I had tickets to see Pablo Francisco who unfortunately cancelled. The Loft emailed me to offer a showcase of local comedians that would fill the void that the cancellation made. They also gave a full refund and drink voucher tickets. They put us up front and we had a great time listening to several local comedians. Drink service was prompt and polite. All in all we had a great time!

John Coulson: This was my first visit to the DC Comedy Loft. The venue is tattered and a little beat up but it didn't matter. The comedy was fantastic the food was decent enough and the drinks were just fine. The servers did an amazing job of dealing with the crowd! Atmosphere: 4 Food: 2.5 Service: 4 Price: 4 (the food and drinks were a bit expensive but the comedy show was very reasonably priced, making the total a very good deal.)

Veronica Matthews: My 2nd visit to see the same comedian and both the show and the experience were even better than the 1st visit. The bourbon wings and the brussel sprouts are amazing! A bit sweet, but surprisingly tasty. Only 2 disappointments (1) one of the food runners wasn't wearing a mask and (2) they ask you for a card to secure the tab but don't ask how you want to settle the tab before charging the card. Other than that, great spot and good service.

Johnny Five: My girlfriend and I bought tickets to see Pablo Francisco, and his performance was spectacular and so were the other comedy acts that performed. My 3 star rating is for the venue, Bier Baron Tavern. We arrived an hour early to the show and remained downstairs in the bar area. There were only 2 bartenders on staff and the actual bar was filled to the brim with people. So my girlfriend and I had no choice but to wait in the dining area in the next room near the fireplace. A few other people made their way inside for the show early and were sitting in the dining area as well.. I was sitting there telling my girlfriend if I were running this establishment, I would have servers out here taking drink & food orders, look at all these people sitting in here that would GUARANTEED order drinks and food.. What a missed opportunity for the Bier Baron to capitalize and generate revenues from people just sitting around waiting for a show to start. When it was time for the show, it was a chaotic mess getting upstairs. They had lines from people that were in the bar area downstairs and a massive line of people coming in from outside. Thankfully, the staff knew that the people in the bar area downstairs arrived early, and let them upstairs ahead of the people coming in off the street. The seating upstairs was very crammed. When we got upstairs the server took forever to take our drink / food order and then it took forever to also to bring the drink / food items out to us. The show was practically over by the time we got everything. The problem with Bier Baron Tavern is simple.. SERVICE!!! They just need to work on that Issue...

Ricardo Campbell: The worst service ever. I will probably never patronize this place again. We were the first ones at the bar and the bartender served others before us. They got their drinks and food before us. The bartender was in no way apologetic for the lack of service she provided and didn’t even greet us. I was in the establishment damn near an hour and a half before I received my food. Mind you there were people who came in long after I did and were served long before I was. They need to teach some of their employees the rules of customer service. Thanks for ruining my night!

Jason Koopman: Used to love this place. Came here for the amazing beer list and Bourbon County Releases. Now the owner is trying to rip you off. We ordered Manhattans, which is listed on the menu as "A Manhattan" with your usual ingredients including a rye whiskey. $15 each. Owner claims that since we didn't call them "A Kamala" he used that super high end Bulleit rye and charged us $18.5. Also charges a "credit card fee" like he's running a gas station, but doesn't advertise the cash price is cheaper. Total scam. Unless you're looking to get ripped off or like paying $15 for glorified chips, don't come here. We enjoy the comedians that come through here and look forward to enjoying bottomless Diet Cokes moving forward.

19. L'Annexe

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L'Annexe
Location
4.3
Price/Quality
4.3
Service
4.4
Parking
4.3
Wifi quality
4.3

Address: 2917 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 5PM

Telephone: (202) 525-5852

Guy: Cocktail bar


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Nu S: Superb drinks and service! A wonderful cocktail bar with fresh and unique flavored spirits. Complex and nouveau flavor profiles are on the list - Popcorn rinsed tequila, parsnip infused gin, yuzu with pineapple and roasted coconut shavings and kettle one vodka, and sweat pea gin refreshments. Tranquil ambiance with lounge music a venue that accommodates dining, outdoor seating, bar seating and a cozy library room. I wish more places in DC put the same amount of attention to their drinks, decor, and service! My experience was a pure delight, I highly recommend the green leopard cocktail it is better than lemonade and tastes of pure summer. I can’t wait to go back and try other items on the menu! Merci for a lovely experience!

Rebecca Rogers: We had a fantastic experience! The vibe was great and the bartender was really friendly. The drinks were some of the best I’ve had in DC! Would highly recommend the bananas foster old fashioned

Ariel Aviles: For us, the best cocktails in DC! We went two nights in a row and it was on point. We also had some appetizers

Diana Valentine: The drinks & food here are delightful, and the restaurant is gorgeous. It’s intimate, while still energetic. The cheese board we had was to die for, and I’m not exaggerating. The drinks are very speakeasy-esque, which I love. My only complaint was slow service, though our server was extremely friendly and helpful. I have to give them the benefit of the doubt, given that we went in the midst of a pandemic/labor shortage. Highly recommend this place for a date night!

Leila: My boyfriend and I celebrated my birthday at this bar for the first time. Hakim, the owner was the loveliest most amazing person. Estella and Havier, the bar tenders,asked us about our favorite flavors and made us the yummiest drinks. At the end of the night they treated us with free shots of Tequilas, and made my birthday even more special by taking a shot with me and my boyfriend. I would definitely go back there. ❤️🍹🥂

Moukhtar Nsouli: Some of the best cocktails in the city. The food menu is small but very well curated. Come here on a date with your loved one; the vibe is intimate and the service is on-point.

Tony Moore: Good whiskey drink, although modifications weren't allowed, which makes me think they're batch made.

LAURA GL: My friend asked the bartender about a drink bc she liked all the ingredients except one and wanted to know if it was possible to substitute that one ingredient. Instead he said don’t order it, which wasn't a very helpful response. We each ordered a drink which were all very nice and well presented. The bartender who made our drinks disappeared after serving us. Never checked in. I had to flag down the other bartender to ask for a second drink. He said last call already happened. I said oh ok would have been nice to know. Then the 3rd bartender made drinks for a party that was seated in the back. I asked for our check and said how unfair it was I got rejected a drink and then someone else was a made a drink right after. Disappointed with the service.

Kristin Cairns: Chic cocktail lounge with exquisite cocktails and delicious food! Everything about this beautiful venue is unique, from the contemporary yet intimate atmosphere, the classic and re-invented libations, and the delicate dishes with an emphasis on flavor, texture and aesthetics. Owner Fady Saba is a gracious and attentive host, and makes every guest feel at home! Addendum: I was excited to bring an out-of-town friend to this D.C. gem yesterday evening but we were so unimpressed by the tepid welcome that we left after just one drink. Mick arrived as we were leaving and injected some much needed energy into the bar space but we had already checked out.

Austin Graff: L'Annexe is a cocktail bar on M Street NW in Georgetown. My wife and I went on Valentine's Day on a Friday around 9:30pm. Although there was a healthy flow of people inside, we found seats at the bar right away. D.C. is known for their cocktail scene and this one is just average. The staff were friendly, but not attentive at all. We had to ask for our drinks, our check, etc. Prices are on the pricier side and the cocktails are good, but not the best in the city. If you like sweet drinks, order the light purple Pushing Daisy cocktail. Their version of a negroni is the Ascots and Coats. Both drinks were good. The decor is a little odd. The front room looks like a hotel bar. The back room is where the magic happens. It's set up like a library.

20. 12 Stories

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12 Stories
Location
3.9
Price/Quality
3.8
Service
3.8
Parking
3.8
Wifi quality
3.8

Address: 75 District Square SW 12th floor, Washington, DC 20024

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 4PM

Guy: Bar


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Megan Martinez: This place is perfect for celebration cocktails and happy hour. My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here and I took my sister here for her birthday. Both times the view was spectacular, it wasn’t too crowded, and the service is just amazing. Each time the waiter brought a couple celebration shots and it made the occasion even more special! Deon was so friendly and welcoming. I can’t wait to go back!

Jason Saville: My company rented out the place for a night and we all had a blast. Very beautiful place, lots of room, great drinks and fast service. The view off the roof top is really nice. I would love to go back.

john Dickerson: The spot was dope, if you want a table or something to sit please make a reservation, and there's a 90 minutes time limit on reservation from the time your orders arrive. The staffs there are on their job, the DJ was great. Food and drinks was wonderful.

Black Star Dust: As you enter it looks like a hallway to no where but once you take the elevator ALL the way up, you’ll definitely feel like you’ve arrived. The rooftop vibes are on point. Great outdoor patio seating with panoramic views of the Potomac and Potomac golf course/Haines Point. I had the delicious salmon and kale salad and an old fashion. Both were delicious. The music and vibes are top tier. Great for a date night or night on the town with friends.

Donna Thompson: Came here got a quick pre-show meal. The menu was very limited but it made due. The grilled shrimp and the lamb steam buns were top notch. Also service was great. The place was empty but they made sure to make us feel welcomed.

Nia Bright: Very limited menu option. Beautiful restaurant + vibe but I wasn’t very satisfied with the Turkey club sandwich. Not sure what kind of sauce the put on because the menu don’t state it. The bread on the sandwich tasted terrible so I didn’t eat it. The po boy is good when they don’t toast the bread too long. Crab tacos 4/5 tasted good but I wish it had more than just cheese and crab. The crab dip was very tasteful. They should up the chips portion. So anyway the experience was good. I just wasn’t satisfied. Very good service for everyone. Also love that it’s a 21+ location. Thank you for bringing out our friend cake with candles

DeAndra Holmes: The view, vibe and ambiance was amazing. The menu is quite small but they make the best crab dip I've ever had. If crab dip isn't for you, get the PoBoy! Their drinks were great too. Customer service is top notch

Trena Briscoe: I recently celebrated my birthday with some close friends at 12 Stories at the Wharf. Everything from planning the event to having the party was easy and enjoyable. I reserved the Cove area of the club for my event, and it was perfect: The staff was attentive. The food was delicious! The music and the atmosphere were chic and elegant. I want to thank Judy Ava, the event planner, especially - she made me feel welcomed and handled everything with excellent care. I would be thrilled to host another event here.

Tina Beale: I was disappointed that we had a $75 minimum per person for bar food and was required to dress up for a lounge setting. The crab dip had mostly cheese and the drinks were water down. The Po Boy, chicken tenders and truffle fries were good. The View was spectacular but not sure it was worth the $500 dollars price tag for 90 minutes. That’s right you get only 90 minutes to enjoy the view. But at least I can say I tried it.

Candace L: Beautiful outdoor seating. It was cold outside but the heaters outside made the weather bearable. Our server was great, quick, and friendly. I tasted the chicken and burger. Get the chicken! It was delicious. My friend enjoyed the crab dip. Drinks were made quickly and tasted great. We made reservations and our table was ready when we arrived. Parking is a beast so arrive early. They stick to their 90 minute times on reservations.