In 1965, Dan's Cafe opened in Adams Morgan and not much has changed since then. Perhaps the diviest of dives, Dan's claim to fame is their unique, DIY liquor delivery. Shots come in a squeeze bottle, and an order a gin and tonic comes with a tall glass of gin, small bottles of tonic, a bucket of ice, and glasses.
Important Moments In Dive Bar History: Dan's Cafe Opens
by Adele Chapin