Audrey’s Days of Summer | Summer Hotspots of Washington D.C.
  • by Audrey Archives
  • May 31, 2013
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With America still stuck in one of the biggest recession since The Great Depression, days and nights of eating out have been hard to come by. We get it, so we pulled out some of the hottest restaurants and bars out of our little black book that has some of the happiest of happy hours around. Whether the hotspot is a chill bar to hang out with your friends or it’s an upscale restaurant to lure in a love interest, we got your back.

18th Amendment


Courtesy of 18th Amendment


Courtesy of 18th Amendment

18th Amendment, with its hilarious ironic name, offers awesome happy hour selections 4-7pm Monday through Friday. They are famous for their delicious wings and chicken tenders and affordable beer. This bar is also boyfriend approved as it has tons of televisions screening the games, making it a hotspot for sports fans. There’s something new each day of the week: open mic on Monday, trivia on Tuesday (it’s also Happy Hour all night!), and karaoke on Thursday! Did we mention they have a jukebox?

Happy Hour: 4-7pm Monday through Friday
613 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

Vinoteca DC


Coutesy of LaurenLovestoEat

Feeling classy? Vinoteca Wine Bar and Bistro is a perfect place to unwind with your girlfriends or significant other. Sit at the bar during their happy hour and you have a selection of 20 wines by the glass at $5! Cheers!

Happy Hour: Everyday 5-7pm. *Available in bar areas only
1940 11th St NW (between N T St & N U St)
Washington, DC 20001

Blue Duck Tavern 


Courtesy of Yelp

If you can afford to have ONE fancy dinner at DC, the Blue Duck Tavern is the place to do it. It is famous because the Obamas had their wedding anniversary dinner here, but the delicious food and classic ambience makes this place one of the best restaurants at DC. The food is traditional American with an upscale twist, incorporating dishes from all over the US. Their popular dishes are bone marrow, Braised Beef with Homemade Steak Sauce and of course, deep dish apple pie with homemade ice cream for dessert.

24 & M STREETS NW
WASHINGTON, D.C.20037

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