1200 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington, VA, US, 22201
- Phone: (703) 524-4000
- Fax: (703) 522-6814
Bars & Cafes
Located at a prime Washington area, 15 ria restaurant is enticing and compels you to dine here often. Contemporary American cuisine rules the menu with pioneering numbers like Grilled Rockfish Fillet and Olive Oil Poached Tuna Nicoise. Sparkling wine and Draught beer keep the sipping activity going. Business events and private parties are arranged with reservations.
Located inside Hotel Rouge—Bar Rouge is the coolest place to see and to be seen in. Come here with your buddies and kick off the party. Bar Rouge is a fun space where London meets New York. Order some fine food, sample the interesting mixes of cocktails and tap your feet to the latest tunes. Bar Rouge is a few minutes from Dupont Circle, making it a popular spot among the youth.
A creative mix of Lebanese, Greek and Middle Eastern dishes give this Dupont Circle eatery a special appeal. Dark rugs, wall hangings and tall palms create the feel of being in a tent. Tasty kabobs, moussaka, hummus, shawarma, pita sandwiches and other dishes are offered on an extensive menu at Skewers Restaurant. Fresh vegetables on the side add a healthy touch to nearly every order.
Cafe Luna is a small, basement-level eatery around the corner from Dupont Circle's popular 17th Street. Half-price gourmet pizzas attract a large crowd on Sunday evenings. Pale walls reflect the light that streams in through the windows, casting a warm glow over the simply decorated restaurant. Patrons enjoy dining al fresco on a small patio during the summer months. High-quality ingredients spruce up simple breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes. Sandwiches and individual-size gourmet pizzas are popular choices.
This trendy lounge is located within the Helix Hotel. Its colorful decor and hip furniture, which includes ottomans that light up when you sit on them, add to the Helix's over the top lunacy. The lounge serves American snack classics tapas-style, such as small cut skillet cheese sandwiches and corn hush puppies prepared by Chef Stafford Mather.
At Komi, located a few twists and turns from the hustle and bustle of Dupont Circle, simplicity is key. The staff, the space, the cuisine and the wines are all elegant, but none are flashy in the least. Komi is most famous for its fixed-price tasting menus with optional sommelier-managed wine pairings, each one a new five-course symphony of tasty wonder. Whichever route you choose, you'll surely be faced with some luscious salads, top-notch pastas and some of the finest meats and fishes you'll ever lay eyes on.
Commissary is a far cry from its namesake, which is often associated with a prison general store. Logan Circle's version of Commissary is a relaxed coffeehouse-bar, restaurant, and local hang out all wrapped up in one. The inexpensive menu is a draw among younger patrons, and happy hour swoons with the young professional crowd for its great drink specials. It's typically American menu boasts larger-than-life portions and is a great bang for the buck. - Shamyra N. Edmonds
The name pretty much sums up what's on offer at this delightful eatery in Logan Circle. Adopting a nose-to-tail philosophy, the menu offers an array of pork creations that include delights such as the wild boar ragu, bbq pig tails, crispy pig ears and more. The Less Pig section of the menu offers a selection non-pork creations. The kitchen has a local focus when it comes to ingredients, sourcing ethically raised meat and fresh vegetables, some of which even coming from their own farm. The drink list offers a diverse choice of craft beers, wines as well as cocktails. The restaurant can accommodate groups with ease and is available for private events.
This casual all-male Dupont Circle lounge draws the see-and-be-seen set during happy hour. Many young professionals come here to unwind after a hard day at the office. JR's is attractive, with a high pressed-tin ceiling and exposed brick walls. A balcony hangs over the bar and a big screen shows music videos.
The two-storeyed lounge Halo offers the gay community of Washington a fine place to meet, bond and relax. Cutting across 14th Street NW and 15th Street NW, the humble entrance of the lounge makes it easy to miss. Martinis galore once in, as the various bowls of fruit salad scattered across complements the drink well, also giving one the freedom to mix, match and experiment in his own drink. During happy hours, double your drink automatically. Ensuring the air one breathes remains ever fresh, the bar prohibits smoking on premises. Few waves are made about the food on offer. The nightclub opens its doors daily from 5 p.m.
This is a pleasant and attractive neighborhood hangout in the 17th Street corridor near Dupont Circle. With brightly colored murals, a relaxed atmosphere and a friendly staff, Peppers embodies the special charms of friendly area. Everyone seems to drop by eventually, regardless of age or social style. There is a variety of tasty light fare to choose from. Nachos and calamari are favorites, but there are also good salads, burgers, pasta dishes and sandwiches.
Attracting a number of after-work crowd, this elegant space doubles up as restaurant and bar/lounge. Perfectly crafted cocktails accompany tastefully prepared delicacies to give out a perfect dining experience. The resident DJs also churn out latest musical mixes for the crowd.