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Bars and nightlife in Capital One Arena

Top bars

Bowling Alley
“Chinatown bowling. Good pub fare. Pretty nice music. Chill for day. Hype for nights. Lot’s of other options close by for amusement as well.”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is a Washington institution. Go here for a hearty lunch or dinner in an austere atmosphere, at low to moderate prices. The menu changes frequently, but its tried and true classics are the crab cakes, pan fried trout, and Maryland Crab soup. However, there is something for everyone here. Clyde’s has great burgers, salads and other “American” fare. Three metro stops away located at the Gallery Place Metro. Nearby attractions: National Portrait Gallery, the Capital One Arena, Chinatown, Penn Quarter.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Fun food and drink, great roof bar. All you can eat (and drink) brunch on weekends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“This bar is a gem hidden downstair on F street. If you like cocktails and want to sit quietly at the bar in an easy going, speak easy type of schene, it is a good place”
  • 9 locals recommend
“great spot before and after verizon center events. huge beer list and late night food and drink happy hour”
  • 2 locals recommend
“Underground beer joint with a chill vibe. Wide draft selection, with a couple bucks off for happy hour specials. Unlimited popcorn.”
  • 1 local recommends