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Best bars in Dupont Circle

Thai Restaurant
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“My favorite Thai place in the city. Good cocktails too and some outdoor seating.”
22 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
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“All you can eat brunch of middle eastern fare. Little bit of a less touristy place; locals love”
27 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Great little cocktail bar and restaurant. It's hidden but a hot local hangout. Excellent Brunch on the weekends especially if you like bottomless drinks :). Restaurant is also very good highly recommend making a night of it.”
19 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This is one of our favorite go-to restaurants in DC. It's a cab or Uber ride away, but worth the trip. The food is well-done Italian, the wine list is excellent. Located in an old townhouse near Dupont Circle, Dito's Bar in the basement is a cozy, welcoming spot. If you see our friend Dito bartending, make sure to tell him we said hello. Upstairs, the dining rooms are cozy, quiet and quaint. It's our favorite neighborhood restaurant. ”
28 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Nice restaurant in The Four Seasons hotel. They offer a nice burger at happy hour in the bar area.”
14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Good food and drink, reasonably priced. Happy hour 3-7pm includes 8 oz beef burger for $6.50, which means you can have a draft beer and a burger for $13 plus tax and tip — hard to beat in DC.”
25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Another 14th st landmark. It is a Belgian restaurant with authentic Belgian menu. Their speciality, mussels with fries. Do not order « French fries » there, fries comes originally from Belgium.”
25 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“My favorite bottomless brunch deal in DC with amazing tapas (also bottomless drinks!) - should make a reservation in advance, but they do have counter seating! Highly recommend. Please check their weekend brunch hours on their website :)”
12 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This is a low-key hangout spot for 20-somethings with great happy hour specials.”
16 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a nice place to just get out, play some board games and enjoy company of friends/family. Wouldn't be any fun for the adults without any drinks right?! They have 2 full bars and its BYOF, That's right, you can bring your own food of choice.”
21 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“Favorite restaurant for special nights. 14-course tasting menu with fabulous wine pairings. This unpretentious, Greek-inspired restaurant is the winner of multiple awards, including best DC restaurant and the prestigious James Beard award.”
19 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Farm to Table - really good sit down restaurant on U St between 13th & 14th Sts.”
17 locals recommend
Lounge
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“ A very well known nightclub in North West DC that plays hip-hop and R&B. It has three levels and gets going around 10:30 pm. You definitely want to dress to impress.”
11 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Garden District is an outdoor biergarten with picnic tables and great BBQ. It fills up fast, but you can't beat it for a place to drink a stein on a summer day. ”
19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great local jazz nightly, with no cover charge. Tips encouraged. Sunday brunch includes bottomless drinks and live jam sessions with local artists.”
15 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Food inspired from the cuisines of Greece, Sicily, Sardinia, and Southern Italy. Another wonderful date spot with a phenomenal wine selection. ”
20 locals recommend