The Best Truly Local Bars in Washington DC

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Washington DC has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Acadiana – I Ate Franklin the Turtle

Acadiana – I Ate Franklin the Turtle

Image by Megan Crain

“Acadiana” is a Washington DC Creole/southern food restaurant with a romantic ambience. Their turtle soup really surprised me with how delicious it was…

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Agora DC – Great Mediterranean at all times

Agora DC – Great Mediterranean at all times

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“Agora DC” in Washington DC mixes cuisines from Lebanon, Turkey and Greece into meze meals, small plates to share, kind of like tapas. Surrender yourself!

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Allegory – Speakeasy in the Eaton

Allegory – Speakeasy in the Eaton

Image by Chioma Iheoma

“Allegory” is one of my favorite speakeasies in Washington DC. It’s got everything I want in one: a secret entrance, comfortable chairs & great cocktails!

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American Ice Company – Beer & barbeque

American Ice Company – Beer & barbeque

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“American Ice Company” is a relaxed retaurant near U Street with tasty, Texas-style barbecue. It’s the kind of place people buy you drinks for no reason!

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ArtJamz – Paint and sip

ArtJamz – Paint and sip

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“ArtJamz” in Washington DC is cool. It’s basically an art studio where I go to hang out with friends, a date, or just to destress with a drink & paint.

Full Article by Aparna Krishnamoorthy

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