Clarion Collection Hotel Arlington Court Suites
1200 N. Courthouse Rd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 524-4000
Fax: (703) 522-6814
Built in 1908, Ri Ra Irish Pub creates the mood of a Victorian Irish pub. The pub has a warm atmosphere with dark wooden furniture and friendly service. Ri Ra Irish Pub has a full bar and the food is a combination of Irish and American fare, such as Irish Potato Cakes and Guinness BBQ Burger. You can also enjoy live entertainment every Wednesday through Saturday Night.
East meets West as Latin themes mix with Asian food and Margaritas fuse with Sushi. A sleek modern restaurant nestled by the Georgetown waterfront is a perfect after work happy hour spot for young (and old trendsetters) alike. Upon entering you are greeted by red décor, dangling modern lamps, comfy sofas–contemporary but still inviting. Half priced sushi is an instant happy hour draw, plus the always delicious cocktails. Try the Passion Fruit Mojito - it will surely set the tone for the whole night! Sophisticated and sexy. Service is impeccable and the owner will surely charm you. The restaurant opens daily at 5 p.m.
If Georgetown has a local bar, this is it. A neighborhood institution for decades, Mr. Smith's bills itself as the "friendliest saloon in town." Grab a burger or plate of fish and chips in the sunny dining area or out on the terrace. On weekend nights, live R&B bands play upstairs with no cover charge. But the most remarkable entertainment can be found in the basement level after 9p. Here you will find patrons singing along at the piano.
Don't let yourself settle for the stereotype routine of home-office-home. How about adding a little zesty experience to it? Lulu's Mardi Gras Club is a good bet, you bet! Right from dollar drinks to decent appetizers, everything about Lulu's is pure fun. The club gains momentum at night though, when you can see both it's dance floors teeming with hip college crowd, drunk like fish, dancing to loud music. Lulu's also organizes private parties; it would be a double treat for eyes to visit Lulu's during some party.
This gay bar in Dupont Circle is a trendy destination, popular for its dark ambiance and hot dance floor. The decor here is eclectic, featuring a wall of TVs. The front windows provide a different kind of entertainment. Adorned with mirrors, the windows allow passersby to check themselves out. DJs keep the dance floor lively most days of the week.
Eden perhaps makes time travel possible with its futuristic clubbing experience and décor. People also have the chance to dance beneath the stars on Eden's beautifully decorated and arranged rooftop space. The service is top quality, regardless of how busy it gets, visitors will have the benefit of being every staff member's top priority. Special VIP and guest list services are also available, contact Eden for more details.
An upbeat bar located in the heart of Washington City, the Eye Bar is a popular destination for a weekend party. The decor is modern and sophisticated. While the bar stresses entry only for guests with invitation, it has a strict dress code that the guests have to follow.
This stylish dance club features Latin music and is popular with a diverse crowd of college students, young professionals and the international set. The huge underground establishment has two bar areas and a raised dance floor. Salsa and other Latin music is featured, International latin sounds on Fridays and Sensationals on Saturdays. Wednesday is ladies night and there is no cover charge for women. Bravo Bravo offers light fare, including sandwiches, salads, pizza, and pasta. The club opens its doors daily at 10 p.m.
Recess may be small, but it has not shortage of fun for the visitors that decide to visit that night. The small interior makes for a cozy and intimate dance space where it's easy to start and continue the party. The friendly staff at Recess will also make anyone and everyone feel comfortable, no matter how awkward the situation, and the equally friendly management make Recess a place that truly lives up to the definition of "fun."
Opera Ultra Lounge isn't only a nightclub, it's an experience. With state-of-the-art electronics, including lighting and sound, you'll feel like you've stepped into another world. Order a cocktail and enjoy the elegant and high tech atmosphere as you listen to live music or a DJ.
Cobalt is a three story LGBT nightclub that serves everyone regardless of orientation. The lounge, restaurant and dance floor are on separate floors, and the music is as eclectic as the crowd. However, a bar is available on each floor, ensuring that you won't need to make a long trip to get your drinks. Themed events take place throughout the week from ostentatious drag shows and karaoke to high heel races!
Murphy's of DC is an energetic pub that offers a variety of settings, each with its own style. The outdoor patio is always crowded. Inside, a cozy room has a fireplace, bar and comfortable seating and the main area is set up for live music, which is the draw on Thursday through Sunday nights. The menu is full of Irish classics, including fish and chips, meat pies and Irish stew. There are also the standard burgers and sandwiches.