Georgetown Bars and Entertainment Venues - Washington DC

A Guide to Georgetown Bars and Nightlife

Georgetown DC
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Georgetown has a variety of bars and is known as one of Washington DC’s best destinations for dining and nightlife. You’ll find everything from singles hotspots to romantic wine bars to lively collegiate gathering places. Here is a guide to the bars and entertainment venues in Georgetown. (Listed in alphabetical order) See a map

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    1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC. Located in the heart of Georgetown, this jazz supper club is the oldest continuing club in the country. Internationally renowned artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington Jr., and Ramsey Lewis, have played here.
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    3236 M Street, NW, Washington, DC. Clyde's first restaurant opened in Georgetown in 1963. Since then, the restaurant group has expanded and opened many other locations around the region. The Georgetown restaurant and bar is a busy gathering place with casual food and drink.
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    3287 M St NW, Washington, DC. (202) 337-1871. The bar offers live entertainment every night of the week, as well as happy hour from 5 to 9 p.m. seven days a week. Guests are encouraged to request songs and sing-along.

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    3401 K Street, NW Washington DC. (202) 333-7700. Located under the Whitehurst Freeway in Georgetown, the music venue features local, regional and national performers.
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    3218 M Street NW, Washington, DC. J Pau''s is an "American Dining Saloon," a local favorite in Georgetown with good food and drink in a historic setting.
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    3315 Cady's Alley NW (between 33rd and 34th off of M Street) Washington, DC. The upscale bar and lounge is open only in the evening and caters to a sophisticated crowd.
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    1264 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC. The historic family owned restaurant and bar is a Georgetown institution that dates back to 1933.
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    2404 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC. The Latin inspired restaurant and lounge is open for dinner (sushi) and happy hour nightly.
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    3104 M Street NW Washington, DC. Patrons especially enjoy the Sing-a-Long Piano Bar and the secret Garden Patio at this Georgetown restaurant and bar.
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    3050 K St. NW Washington, DC. The family-owned waterfront restaurant has spectacular views of the Potomac River, Kennedy Center, Washington Monument, Roosevelt Island, the Key Bridge. The restaurant serves American fare, steaks, authentic pasta dishes and seafood. Nick's is a local hotspot during the summer months.
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    3282 M St NW Washington, DC. The local pizza restaurant is known for its beer list that includes 16 draft beer selections, 80 bottled beers and a traditional British-style cask ale.

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    3000 K St. NW. Washington, DC. The restaurant and bar offers stunning views of the Georgetown Waterfront and is a popular spot to enjoy outdoor dining during the warmer months of the year. There is a large dining room and large picture windows.
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    338 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC. The Georgetown restaurant and bar has a limited menu and caters to a young upscale crowd.
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    1226 36th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Located just off of the Georgetown University campus, The Tombs is a favorite restaurant and bar with students, faculty and local residents. There are drink specials on weeknights and DJ music and dancing on Fridays and Saturdays.
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    3000 K Street, NW Washington, DC. The busy seafood restaurant and bar is especially lively on summer evenings because of its prime location on the Georgetown Waterfront. The view is one of the best in Washington, DC.