Washington, D.C. - Bars & Nightlife
Student life and an established city Happy Hour make DC’s bar scene a happening affair. Cocktails flow freely, particularly in the two main drinking areas, Georgetown and Adams-Morgan.
Washington lights up after dark. Rave until the early hours or sip exciting cocktails in cozy surroundings.
Eden is a four floor club/lounge complete with a beautiful rooftop. Walking up to the first floor, you will instantly feel as though you have been transported to a hedonist’s paradise. The mock waterfalls behind the bamboo-fronted bar, jungle-esque decor and leveled VIP provide an instant escape from office and government buildings throughout Washington. Eden's second floor provides a more traditional, club-like atmosphere, with extended VIP, top 40/mash up and club kids dressed to impress. The third floor, known as the Forbidden Room, is open based on capacity. Its intimate setting allows for an up close and personal experience with the DJ as well as a calming alternative to the fruitful garden below.
Barcode provides comfort built on a high-end backdrop of marble, open-air and illumination. The venue boasts a 45 ft bar, HDTV's, massive booths, a lounge area with projector, dining area/dance floor and sliding glass-door-panels in the spring/summer to create an indoor/outdoor ambience. A no cover/no dress code policy promotes a relaxing vibe in a modern setting. The music format is generally top 40/pop-house/popular hip-hop.
Fur Night Club
Weekends at Fur Nightclub are more than just the biggest DJs in the world! Every week in the Martini room they feature a Mash-Up/Top 40/Popular Hip-Hop party. It’s got a raised DJ booth, super VIP at the front, and plush VIP booths in the rear. Fur’s Mafia Room hosts one of the most quality Latin parties in DC! The room features a lower-level dance floor and an upper level with bar and VIP.
With an edgy, hip, rock ‘n’ roll theme, Tattoo Bar offers a place to enjoy both the simplicity of a bar and the splendors of a nightclub, while still avoiding the heart thumping “house” music that most other places only offer. Tattoo Bar beckons the rock ‘n’ roll lover to come enjoy an evening of great music, good company and excellent customer service. Tattoo Bar's flexibility of music genres makes it a true pioneer of the “Party Rock” theme in the DC nightlife scene. Rocking a 90-inch projection screen and seven high definition TVs, Tattoo Bar provides visual entertainment as well as some of the best music in DC.
Dirty Bar is the Michael Romeo Group's newest addition─the Connecticut Avenue corridor will never be the same. This intoxicating and provocative pleasure palace screams sexy and mysterious. There is nothing like it in the area, the only nightclub nodding at Moulin Rouge. Allow yourself to experience a different era, feel untamed - step back into a time of fishnets, burlesque dancers and feathers.
A space that truly embraces the many phases of an evening out in Washington DC, M.I.A Lounge is a destination for guests from dinner to morning with the energy of the space evolving and amplifying through the night. By cultivating a number of different styles within a single space, M.I.A Lounge aims to accommodate a varied crowd, making each part rich with its own character and appeal. Together they function cohesively to create an innovative nightlife experience.
McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon opened in the Washington DC area on St. Patrick's Day 2003 and has quickly taken its place among the premier Irish Pubs/ Restaurants and citywide nightspots as a party bar in DC. McFadden's is open for lunch & dinner with seating available for over 100 people. They have Happy Hour Specials Monday through Friday with a Live DJ spinning the hottest music Tuesday through Saturday nights.
Uptown Tap House
Uptown Tap House is a bar/restaurant located in the Cleveland Park area of Washington, D.C focused on specializing in providing a legendary, casual dining experience. The menu offers a selection of American pub fare, an expedition raw bar, and a refined, upscale beverage program. Uptown Tap House also features, weekly live music and entertainment, daily happy hour paired with nightly specials, a covered patio seating area, and a private party and event space featuring it's own private bar area.
Sign of the Whale
Sign of the Whale, an 18th Street landmark for nearly one-half century located in Mid-Town is the most dynamic establishment in DC to combine both work and play. The venue offers lunch, brunch, dinner, upbeat nightlife or an exciting place to watch a sports game. Sign of the Whale is equipped with state of the art technology including digital surround sound: nine 50 inch, six 42 inch and one 72 inch plasma screen TVs and live satellite broadcasts featuring East and West Coast (college and professional) sports and events.
Featuring the extravagant Caviar Bar, 701 is DC’s vodka specialist. To accompany the wide range on offer, connoisseurs can sample an assortment of Russia’s best roe.
Georgetown regulars have been frequenting this Washington institution for almost 40 years. Once a student watering hole, it now boasts more sophisticated décor to match its upscale clientele.
Previously a local chemist, old medicine bottles still litter the shelves and pills are scattered beneath glass tabletops. Just what the doctor ordered.
New on the Adams-Morgan scene, Reef’s rooftop deck draws a young, social crowd. The main indoor attractions are the centralized bar and huge colorful fish aquariums.
This is Georgetown’s most popular student/lecturer hang-out. Tutorials are forgotten in a relaxed but noisy atmosphere where the latest college gossip is washed down with pitchers of beer.
Take in some indie-rock with regular acts at 9:30’s warehouse-based venue. The club attracts up to 1,200 revelers on weekends who appreciate up and coming and established musical talent.