D.C. has a bar to suit just about every flavor of sports fan, from diehards who prefer raucous college hangouts to casual observers looking to kick back over brews, tots, and burgers.
The NFL’s 2022 season opener is Thursday, September 8, so there’s naturally plenty of comeback deals to score across town. Brand new sports bar contenders include Whitlow’s in Shaw and Harbor Social at National Harbor, plus rugby-obsessed Tight Five Pub in Adams Morgan’s former Smoke & Barrel space. Lots of bars continue to cash in on the fact that sports betting is legal in D.C. Flashy celebrity chef Guy Fieri will do just that with his anticipated full-service restaurant in Capital One Arena this fall.
Here are 16 reliable, sports-loving establishments that keep spectators properly fed and satisfied, with a particular emphasis on those whose kitchens bring their A-game.
—Updated by Tierney PlumbRead More