Nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Capitol Hill & South DC

Copycat Co

When you walk into Copycat it feels like a Chinese fast-food restaurant. That's because it is (sort of) on the 1st floor, where Chinese street-food nibbles are available. The fizzy drinks and egg-white-topped cockta…
Top Choice Bar in Capitol Hill & South DC

Tune Inn

Tune Inn has been helping the thirsty since 1947. Mounted deer heads stare from the wall and watch over old-timers knocking back Budweisers at the bar. Meanwhile, Hill staffers, off-duty cops and other locals scarf …
Bar in Capitol Hill & South DC

Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar

If Alice had returned from Wonderland so traumatized by her near beheading that she needed a stiff drink, we imagine she’d pop down to Little Miss Whiskey’s. She’d love the whimsical-meets-dark-nightmares decor. And…
Pub in Capitol Hill & South DC

Granville Moore’s

Besides being one of DC's best places to grab frites and a steak sandwich, Granville Moore’s has an extensive Belgian beer menu that should satisfy any fan of low-country boozing. With its raw, wooden fixtures and w…
Brewery in Capitol Hill & South DC

Bluejacket Brewery

Beer-lovers' heads will explode in Bluejacket. Pull up a stool at the mod-industrial bar, gaze at the silvery tanks bubbling up the ambitious brews, then make the hard decision about which of the 20 tap beers you wa…
Bar in Capitol Hill & South DC

H Street Country Club

The Country Club is three levels of great. The bottom floor is packed with pool tables, skeeball and shuffleboard, while the upper floor contains its own minigolf course ($9 to play) done up to resemble a small-scal…
Beer Garden in Capitol Hill & South DC

Bardo Brewing

Sprawled by the river in the shadow of Nationals Park, Bardo feels post-apocalyptic. Silver fermentation tanks rise from the dirt, dogs lope around rusted shipping containers, and a wire fence encircles it all. It r…
Winery in Capitol Hill & South DC

District Winery

Is the wine made here world class? No. But the space is really cool. It's enormous, with steel tanks fermenting the juice in back, and a clean-lined, blond wood, Scandinavian-looking room in front. Light streams in …
Cafe in Capitol Hill & South DC

Sidamo Coffee & Tea

Owned by an Ethiopian family, Sidamo offers excellent, organic African coffee, tasty and strong as hell. There’s friendly staff and that just-right bohemian atmosphere. You can use the wi-fi and smell the beans roas…
Pub in Capitol Hill & South DC

Mr Henry's

Lots of regulars hang out at this pub, a scruffy, Victorian-esque cornerstone that some call the Cheers of Capitol Hill, which has been around for 50-plus years. The upstairs room hosts live music Wednesday through …