Check out bars, lounges, music venues, theater and more. = LOCATION = NEARBY METRO =FULL BAR = FULL MENU = LIVE MUSIC = ROOFTOP BAR BARS a. lounge AKA White House has completed an exciting renovation and unveiled a re-envisioned facade, lobby area and the new a.lounge. 1710 H St. NW (202) 904-2500 stayaka.com/locations/ white_house/lounge.aspx Downtown Farragut North Ambar Introducing DC to the Balkans' unique yet familiar cuisine, Ambar is a delight for all the senses. 523 8th St. SE (202) 813-3039 ambarrestaurant.com Eastern Market Eastern Market Art and Soul Acclaimed Capitol Hill "power spot" featuring James Beard awardwinning Chef Art Smith. Enjoy "food for the soul" with regional and seasonal flavors. 415 New Jersey Ave. NW The Liaison Capitol Hill (202) 393-7777, (866) 944-4278 artandsouldc.com Capitol Hill Union Station Article One - American Grill & Lounge This bustling Capitol Hill restaurant provides a prime location for a casual breakfast, power lunch or upscale dinner featuring grilled Angus steaks. 400 New Jersey Ave. NW Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (202) 719-8478 articleonegrill.com Capitol Hill Union Station Atrium Relax here after a day of meetings, shopping or visiting Washington, DC attractions. For GPS mapping, use 1601 S. Eads St. 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Crystal Gateway Marriott Arlington, VA 22202 (703)9203230 crystalgatewaymarriott.com Virginia Crystal City Bar Dupont Intimate, unexpected and unashamedly chic, this cocktail bar redefines lounge style. Enjoy lunch, dinner, a glass of wine or a cocktail with friends. 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW The Dupont Circle Hotel (202) 483-6000, (866) 534-6835 doylecollection.com/hotels/ the-dupont-circle-hotel/dining Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle Bar Rouge Bar Rouge's signature cocktails and innovative cuisine bring glam to DC, prompting Travel + Leisure to dub it "one of America's best new hotel bars." 1315 16th St. NW, Hotel Rouge (202) 232-8000 rougehotel.com/dining/downtown-dc-bar.html Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle Birch & Barley / ChurchKey This fine dining restaurant features Chef Kyle Bailey's seasonal menus, a stellar wine list and the innovative beer program hosted by ChurchKey. 1337 14th St. NW (202) 567-2576 birchandbarley.com Logan Circle McPherson Square Bistro Francais The only French bistro in the heart of Georgetown that is open until 3 am weekdays and 4 am Fri. and Sat. Enjoy authentic French dishes. 3124 M St. NW • (202) 338-3830 bistrofrancaisdc.com Georgetown Foggy Bottom-GWU Blue Duck Tavern A neighborhood tavern showcasing the best ingredients of the season with an open kitchen, staff pantry and semi-private chef's table seating 18. 1201 24th St. NW • (202) 419-6755 blueducktavern.com Foggy Bottom Foggy Bottom-GWU Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar DC's only dueling piano bar offers first-class entertainment. Allrequest live music combined with improvisational humor makes this the show to see. 172 Fleet St. National Harbor, MD 20745 (301) 602-2209 • bobbymckeys.com Maryland Branch Avenue Capitol City Brewing Company - Downtown This homegrown restaurant is Washington, DC's first brewery since Prohibition. Try one of the awardwinning signature beers. 1100 New York Ave. NW (202) 628-2222 • capcitybrew.com Downtown Metro Center Carmine's NYC's legendary Carmine's Italian restaurant is proud to share its decadent and delicious family-style portions in DC's Penn Quarter. Ad page 81 425 7th St.NW (202) 737-7770 carminesnyc.com Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown Circle Bistro Soothing pastel decor and eclectic cuisine by critically acclaimed chef. Open daily. 1 Washington Cir. NW (202) 293-5390 • circlebistro.com Foggy Bottom Foggy Bottom-GWU Co Co. Sala Award-winning Chocolate Lounge & Boutique, Co Co. Sala invites you to experience chocolate coffee and cocktails in a tantalizing way. 929 F St. NW (202) 347-4265 cocosala.com Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown Cure Bar & Bistro Cure follows the age-old tradition of curing foods to preserve and enhance flavors, perfectly pairing food and beverages to create taste profiles. 1000 H St. NW, Grand Hyatt Washington (202) 637-4906 curebarandbistro.com Penn Quarter Metro Center Dirty Martini An upscale casual restaurant and lounge with great food and drinks. Features a mezzanine level with a private bar. 1223 Connecticut Ave. NW (202) 503-2640 dirtymartinidc.com Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle District ChopHouse & Brewery A warm, intimate gathering place serving Washington, DC's finest steaks, chops and seafood. Featuring handcrafted beers from the on-site brewery. 509 7th St. NW (202) 347 3434 districtchophouse.com Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown The Gibson Speakeasy bar serving high-end cocktails. Two floors and an outdoor patio. Three private rooms perfect for hosting your next event. 2009 14th St. NW • (202) 232-2156 thegibsondc.com U St. Corridor U Street/ African-Amer Civil War Memorial/ Cardozo Granville Moore’s Best known for its Moules-Frites, Granville's boasts an impressive beer selection and sophisticated comfort food on H Street NE. 1238 H St. NE • (202) 399-2546 granvillemoores.com Atlas District/H St. NE New York Ave-Florida Ave-Gallaudet U The Grill Room & The Rye Bar Specializing in artisanal meats and bracingly fresh seafood. Complete with scenic views of the C&O Canal, rare whiskeys and carefully crafted cocktails. 1050 31st St. NW (202) 617-2424, (855) 922-7355 thegrillroomdc.com/rye-bar-en.html Georgetown Foggy Bottom-GWU The Hamilton A gathering place at all times of day: lunch, dinner, late-night dining and weekend brunch. American fare by Chef Anthony Lombardo. 600 14th St. NW • (202) 787-1000 thehamiltondc.com Downtown Metro Center Helix Lounge Pulsating with energy and color. Chill on ottoman-style chairs or chat on the Inside Out Patio while sharing plates of American classics gone modern. 1430 Rhode Island Ave. NW Hotel Helix (202) 462-9001 • helixlounge.com Dupont Circle – Kalorama McPherson Square H Street Country Club Offers a renowned menu with tasty Mexican food, a huge rooftop and the only indoor miniature golf course in DC. 1335 H St. NE • (202) 399-4722 thehstreetcountryclub.com Atlas District/H St. NE Union Station Iron Horse Tap Room Bi-level, bike-themed bar decked out with vintage choppers and offering games like Skee-Ball. 507 Seventh St. NW (202) 347-7665 • ironhorsedc.com Chinatown Gallery Place Lucky Strike Lanes Showcasing a sophisticated night on the town with bowling on stateof- the-art lanes, gourmet dining and innovative cocktails in an upscale venue. 701 7th St. NW, 2nd Floor (202) 347-1021 bowlluckystrike.com Chinatown Gallery Pl-Chinatown MiXX Lounge Featuring a sleek bar and ample seating. Enjoy a quick drink or bites to share in miXX, located in the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. 999 9th St. NW, Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel (202) 898-9000 dcrenaissance.com Chinatown Gallery Pl-Chinatown Penn Social Two floors, three bars, patio seating, 40+ draught beers, 7+ HD projections and tons of games. 801 E St. NW (202) 697-4900 • pennsocialdc.com Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown Ping Pong Dim Sum - Chinatown A modern approach to the traditional Chinese favorite of small, savory handmade dumplings. Just steps away from the convention center and Gallery Place. 900 7th St. NW • (202) 506-3740 pingpongdimsum.us Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown Pinstripes A distinctive entertainment and dining venue. Celebrate "sophisticated fun" in our warm and inviting 32,000 sq.ft.Facilities. 3222 M St. NW (202) 625-2800 pinstripes.com Georgetown Foggy Bottom-GWU Policy Policy introduces unique American cuisine bringing together global flavors and influences. Located on DC's U Street Corridor. 1904 14th St. NW (202) 387-7654 • policydc.com U St. Corridor U Street/ African-Amer Civil War Memorial/ Cardozo Roofers Union Located in the heart of historic Adams Morgan and featuring classic American fare through a German gastropub lens. 2446 18th St. NW (202) 232-7663 roofersuniondc.com Adams Morgan Woodley Park/Zoo Russia House Restaurant & Lounge Experience the authentic Russian- European elegance reminiscent of the Tsar era. Intimate spaces make for memorable corporate and social events. 1800 Connecticut Ave. NW (202) 234-9433 russiahouselounge.com Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle Sixth Engine Situated in DC’s oldest firehouse, this neighborhood gem serves refined American fare along with signature cocktails and over 40 craft beers. 438 Massachussets Ave. NW (202) 506-2455 sixthengine.com Downtown Gallery Pl-Chinatown The Tavern at Henley Park Truly elegant dining room featuring seasonally inspired cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, Sunday brunch and holiday dinners. 926 Massachusetts Ave. NW Henley Park Hotel (202) 414-0500, (202) 638-5200 henleypark.com Downtown Gallery Pl-Chinatown Topaz Bar Creative cocktails and Asianinfluenced specialty plates served in an intimate setting. 1733 N St. NW, Topaz Hotel (202) 393-3000 • loungedc.com Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle CIGAR LOUNGES Civil Cigar Lounge DC's premium cigar lounge with full-service retail emporium. Plush chairs, state-of-the-art ventilation system, full bar, small plates and private lockers. 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW (202) 364-0800 • civillounge.com Upper Northwest Friendship Heights Shelly's Back Room DC's premier cigar tavern for groups of 20-200 (cocktail receptions to sit-down dinners). Classic American fare and your favorite libations. 1331 F St. NW • (202) 737-3003 shellysbackroom.com Downtown Metro Center COMEDY CLUBS DC Improv Comedy Club & Restaurant The nation's No. 1 venue for all your comedy needs. We feature national touring headliners and local celebrities. We'll see you at the show! 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW (202) 296-7008 • dcimprov.com Downtown Farragut North DINNER THEATERS The Hamilton Live DC's newest listening room for music and entertainment celebrates the talent of America's best artists. 600 14th St. NW (202) 787-1000 thehamiltondc.com/live Penn Quarter Metro Center Howard Theatre Recently updated with state-ofthe- art renovations and full-service kitchen, this historic building is the perfect venue for any of your party needs. 620 T St. NW • (202) 803-2899 thehowardtheatre.com U St. Corridor Shaw-Howard U Medieval Times Experience the feasting, pageantry, romance, horsemanship and lance-shattering action. Call for reservations. 7000 Arundel Mills Cir. Hanover, MD 21076 (410) 904-7013, (888) WE-JOUST medievaltimes.com Maryland Toby's Dinner Theatre Located 25 miles from DC and convenient to Baltimore and Annapolis. Seven main entrée bu et, salad bar, assorted cakes and ice cream sundae bar. 5900 Symphony Woods Rd. Columbia, MD 21012 (410) 730-8311, (800) 88-TOBYS tobysdinnertheatre.com Maryland LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT 9:30 Club Concert venue located a few blocks from the U Street Metro. National acts perform every day of the week. 815 V St. NW (202) 265-0930 • 930.com U St. Corridor U Street/ African-Amer Civil War Memorial/ Cardozo Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar DC's only dueling piano bar offers first-class entertainment. Allrequest live music combined with improvisational humor makes this the show to see. 172 Fleet St. National Harbor, MD 20745 (301) 602-2209 • bobbymckeys.com Maryland Branch Avenue DAR Constitution Hall Newly renovated 3,746-seat facility capable of hosting a variety of events, including symphony concerts, ballet, meetings, plays and award shows. 1776 D St. NW (202) 628-4780 • dar.org/conthall Downtown Farragut North DC Improv Comedy Club & Restaurant The nation's No. 1 venue for all your comedy needs. We feature national touring headliners and local celebrities. We'll see you at the show! 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW (202) 296-7008 • dcimprov.com Downtown Farragut North Dubliner Pub Good food, nightly entertainment and Guinness on tap. Open daily. 520 N. Capitol St. NW Phoenix Park Hotel (202) 737-3773, (800) 824-5419 dublinerdc.com Capitol Hill Union Station The Fillmore Silver Spring The newest edition to downtown Silver Spring's historical arts community just minutes from Washington, DC. State-of-the-art sound and lighting system. 8656 Colesville Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 960-9999 fillmoresilverspring.com Maryland Silver Spring The Hamilton Live DC's newest listening room for music and entertainment celebrates the talent of America's best artists. 600 14th St. NW • (202) 787-1000 thehamiltondc.com/live Penn Quarter Metro Center Howard Theatre Recently updated with state-ofthe- art renovations and full-service kitchen, this historic building is the perfect venue for any of your party needs. 620 T St. NW (202) 803-2899 thehowardtheatre.com U St. Corridor Shaw-Howard U Lincoln Theatre The theater where Duke, Ella and Billie played is a revitalized gem, home to today's emerging artists and music legends. 1215 U St. NW (202) 888-0500 thelincolndc.com U St. Corridor U Street/ African-Amer Civil War Memorial/ Cardozo Mastro's Steakhouse World-class service, highly acclaimed cuisine and live entertainment in an elegant, yet energetic atmosphere. 600 13th St. NW (202) 347-1500 mastrosrestaurants.com Downtown Metro Center Merriweather Post Pavilion Concert venue located in Columbia, MD north of Silver Spring. Top headlining national acts. Concert tickets are available through ticketmaster.com. 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy. Columbia, MD 21044 (410) 715-5550 merriweathermusic.com Maryland Roofers Union Located in the heart of historic Adams Morgan and featuring classic American fare through a German gastropub lens. 2446 18th St. NW • (202) 232-7663 roofersuniondc.com Adams Morgan Woodley Park/Zoo NIGHTCLUBS The Park at 14th An upscale contemporary restaurant and lounge serving classic food in a warm, vibrant atmosphere. Private meetings and receptions are welcome. 920 14th St. NW (202) 737-7275 • park14.com Downtown McPherson Square POV Rooftop Lounge and Terrace W Hotel's rooftop bar and lounge offers the most unprecedented view of the nation's capital. Take it in while sipping cocktails and enjoying small plates. 515 15th St. NW, Entrance on F St. between 14th and 15th Sts. (202) 661-2437 wwashingtondc.com/pov Downtown Metro Center Sax Restaurant & Lounge Stimulating art, entertainment and delectable food. Contemporary French fare. One of the largest wine selections in DC. 734 11th St. NW • (202) 737-0101 saxwdc.com Penn Quarter Metro Center SPORTS BARS Capitol Lounge An institution on Capitol Hill for over 20 years with a capacity of 300 guests over two floors with three bars and two indoor/ outdoor patios. 229 Pennsylvania Ave. (202) 547-2098 capitolloungedc.com Capitol Hill Capitol South City Tap House Offering craft brews from around the world, authentic, brick oven pizza and gourmet American fare, City Tap House has updated the gastropub experience. 801 I St. NW • (202) 733-5333 citytaphousedc.com Chinatown Gallery Pl-Chinatown Vendetta Bocce Bar & Tavern A boutique bocce bar and tavern featuring classic American-Italian fare, Prosecco on-tap, two full-size bocce courts and a back patio. 1212 H St. NE (202) 399-3201 vendettadc.com Atlas District/H St. NE Union Station THEATER & STAGE AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Hosts board meetings and video production by day and elegant receptions and private screenings by night. 8633 Colesville Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 495-6700 afi.com/silver Maryland Silver Spring Arena Stage Tony Award-winning national theater center dedicated to the production, presentation, development and study of American theater. 1101 6th St. SW (202) 554-9066 arenastage.org Southwest – Waterfront Waterfront Capitol Steps The Capitol Steps provide a unique blend of musical and political comedy and have been a Washington, DC institution for more than 20 years. 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. (703) 683-8330 • capsteps.com Penn Quarter Federal Triangle Carter Barron Amphitheatre A 3,700-seat outdoor theater in Rock Creek Park, a unit of the National Park Service. For information on programs, call or visit the website. 4850 Colorado Ave. NW (202) 895-6226 nps.gov/rocr Upper Northwest Dance Place The place to see cutting-edge dance in 100+ performances. From African to modern, national to local artists; see, feel, breathe, engage and dance. 3225 8th St. NE (202) 269-1600 danceplace.org Brookland Brookland-CUA Discovery Theater Offers more than 400 performances of 25 different programs representing varied topics and forms designed to educate and entertain young audiences. 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, 3rd sublevel, S. Dillon Ripley Center (202) 633-8700 discoverytheater.org National Mall Smithsonian The Embassy Series Promotes international understanding through music in diplomatic settings with outstanding national and international artists. (202) 625-2361 embassyseries.org Upper Northwest Folger Shakespeare Library Home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection, the Folger is a major international center for research and a lively venue for exhibitions. 201 E. Capitol St. SE (202) 675-0375 folger.edu Capitol Hill Capitol South Ford's Theatre The site of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, Ford’s Theatre is a working theater, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center. Ad page 53 511 10th St. NW (202) 347-4833 fords.org Penn Quarter Archives- Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presenting the best music, dance, theater, international and children's programs in six theaters. Free performances at 6 pm daily. Free tours. 2700 F St. NW (202) 467-4600, (800) 444-1324 kennedy-center.org Foggy Bottom Foggy Bottom-GWU Lincoln Theatre The historic theater where Duke, Ella and Billie played is a revitalized gem, home to today's emerging artists and music legends. 1215 U St. NW (202) 888-0500 thelincolndc.com U St. Corridor U Street/ African-Amer Civil War Memorial/ Cardozo National Theatre One of America's oldest continually operating theaters features national tours of Broadway favorites, pre-Broadway shows and American premieres. 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 628-6161 (800) 447-7400 thenationaldc.com Penn Quarter Metro Center Shakespeare Theatre Company The nation's foremost classical theatre company and a 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award winner. 610 F St. NW (202) 547-3230 shakespearetheatre.org Penn Quarter Gallery Place Shear Madness Outwit the suspects and catch the killer at this wildly popular comedy whodunit. A must see in DC, this is Washington at its funniest. Ad page 75 2700 F St. NW Kennedy Center Theater Lab (202) 467-4600, (800) 444-1324 kennedy-center.org/shearmadness Foggy Bottom Foggy Bottom-GWU Signature Theatre The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre is DC's "positively swanky" (New York Times) home for contemporary musicals and plays. 8 H 4200 Campbell Ave. Arlington, VA 22206 (703) 820-9771 signature-theatre.org Virginia Pentagon City Strathmore Just off the Beltway and on Metro's Red Line, Strathmore hosts worldclass performances, art exhibitions, afternoon tea and the area's best gift shop. 5301 Tuckerman Ln. North Bethesda, MD 20852 (301) 581-5100 strathmore.org Maryland Grosvenor-Strathmore TICKETPLACE.org Buy discount tickets to theatre and the performing arts at TICKETPLACE.org. All tickets sold online. Inventory changes daily. 923 F St. NW, Ste. 303 (202) 393-2161 ext. 10 ticketplace.org Downtown Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter U. S. Military District of Washington Public Aff airs Twilight Tattoo–FREE chance to see Army’s elite ceremonial units in action, Wednesdays starting Apr. 29–Aug. 19. 103 3rd Ave. Bldg. #32, Ft. McNair (202) 685-2900 mdwhome.mdw.army.mil Southwest – Waterfront Waterfront Warner Theatre The Warner Theatre, opened in 1924, is host to a variety of Broadway productions, comedy, dance, film and music concerts. Call for upcoming show info. 1299 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 13th St. NW between E & F Sts. (202) 783-4000 warnertheatredc.com Penn Quarter Federal Triangle Washington Ballet One of the pre-eminent ballet organizations in the U.S. demonstrating excellence in performance and programming. 3515 Wisconsin Ave. NW (202) 306-3606 washingtonballet.org Upper Northwest Tenleytown-AU Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Woolly develops, produces and promotes fearless playwrights and challenging new plays. Ticket prices start at $35 ($20 student). 641 D St. NW (202) 393-3939 woollymammoth.net Penn Quarter Archives- Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter
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