For the past few weeks, the Pokémon Go craze has been sweeping the nation, and that includes D.C. restaurants. Even though the initial buzz has died down, restaurants are still capitalizing on the augmented reality game's popularity with specials and themed menu items. Here are those still going on around town.
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Bump 'N Grind: This Silver Spring coffee house has a whole menu of Pokemon drinks to go with the game.
July 12, 2016
Ventnor Sports Cafe: Ventnor plans to post lures outside its location, and has been offering a $7 Pokemon punch.
Astro Doughnuts: Astro has a special "Poke Ball" doughnut it will offer in its stores and in the truck Friday through Sunday, for $2.65.
Orange Anchor: The restaurant is hosting and orange crush and grapefruit-crush themed Instagram contest involving Pokemon Go. More details here.
Baked by Yael: The cakepoppery is offering special themed Poképops as well as discounts for those who tag photos of them on social media.
Cooper Canyon Grill: The Gaithersburg and Silver Spring locations of the chain have each put together Pokemon-inspired cocktails like the Charmander Martini, and running a contest with them on social media as well.
Cyclone Anaya's: The Mexican restaurant will have a Pokemon-themed happy hour with lures and margarita specials on Tuesday, July 26.
Pizzeria Orso: Poke Ball pizzas are $14 and Poke Ball cookies are $2 at this Falls Church restaurant.