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

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“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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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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ANXO Cidery & Pintxos – Ciders & small plates

ANXO Cidery & Pintxos – Ciders & small plates

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“ANXO Cidery & Pintxos” in Washington DC is a Basque cidery that does cider flights. I recommend their sagardoa and going there when the weather’s nice!

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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

Atlas Arcade – Video games and beer

Atlas Arcade – Video games and beer

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“Atlas Arcade” in Washington DC is a surefire spot to enjoy a beer with an arcade game or old Super Nintendo and Sega. I usually just get a Natty Boh…

Full Article by Andrew Garofalo

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