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Mission’s daily happy hour deal calls for $5 tequila shots and drafts starting at $4.75.
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Where To Find Happy Hour Seven Days a Week in D.C.

Deals aren’t exclusive to weekdays

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Mission’s daily happy hour deal calls for $5 tequila shots and drafts starting at $4.75.
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D.C. is one of the most robust happy hour cities in the nation, with a sea of suits clocking out and heading straight to bars to capitalize on weekday deals. Some establishments opt to up their happy hour game even more by adding Saturday and Sunday into the rotation.

Here’s where budget-conscious consumers can spot happy hour every day:

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Zeppelin

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1544 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 506-1068
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Shaw’s months-old hot spot offers a daily happy hour at its upstairs sushi counter from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., starring a rotating list of nigiri ($2-$3 each) like arctic char, tuna, and Spanish mackerel. A “bubbly hour” downstairs and across its sizable patio (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) includes half-price glasses of vintage Champagne, along with $3 Sapporo drafts and a $6 Toki Baller cocktail (Toki, lemon peel and baller bubbles).

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2. Logan Tavern

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1423 P St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 332-3710
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From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and starting at 4 p.m. on weekends, Logan Tavern sells $5 truffle fries, $7 spicy chorizo dip, $10 Thai mussels, $7 Old Fashioneds, and glasses of wine for as little as $4.50. Next-door sibling spot Commissary has a daily deal from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with food and drinks for $3-$7 at the bar and lounge.

3. Urbana

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2121 P St NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 956-6650
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The Kimpton hotel restaurant runs a daily four-hour deal (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.) for $1 oysters, $6 arancini, and $8 margherita pizza. There are $5 beers, $5-6 house wines, $6 Prosecco, $7 specialty cocktails, $10 “Boh & Whoah!” (National Bohemian and shot of Glenlivet 12-Year scotch), and a $7 Aperol Spritz (normally $13) served with a gluten-free pasta straw.

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4. Pappe

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1317 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 888-8220
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From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Indian restaurant’s bar, there are $4 beers and $5 wines. Cocktails such as a Pappe cooler (vodka, Seville orange, ginger, star anise) are $7. On the food front, samosas are $1.50 each. Aloo papdi chaat — pastry crisps mixed with chickpeas, cumin yogurt, and tamarind chutney — is $5.

5. Espita Mezcaleria

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1250 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 621-9695
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All tacos are $4 each on weekdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. — and weekends starting at 2:30 p.m. — across the whole Oaxacan-influenced restaurant. There’s also a shot-and-beer special and half-off margaritas.

Espita Mezcaleria
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6. Grillfish

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1200 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 331-7310
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On weekdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and an hour earlier on weekends, guests get $5 to $6 cocktails, $1 oysters, and other surf and turf specials.   

7. Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar

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1823 L St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 559-3726
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This busy Peruvian newbie runs happy hour across the whole restaurant from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., offering an assortment of discount cocktails — including pisco sours ($7) and sangria ($6) — and beers and wine for $5.

Pisco y Nazca
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8. Moxy Hotel

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1011 K St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 922-7400
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From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Marriott’s buzzy bar that doubles as a check-in desk offers $5 drafts and $6 cocktails — like their “Relationship Status” margarita — along with $7 bites such as a hot chicken and pickle-topped flatbread.

Moxy Hotel
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9. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

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750 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 489-0140
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The glitzy seafood spot for the power set rolls out a renowned four-hour daily deal starting at 2:30 p.m. That’s when it cavernous Banking Hall bar cuts prices in half for oysters on the half shell, cocktails, wines by the glass, and draft beers. Other cheap happy hour options include an Alaskan King crab roll, dry aged ribeye dip, and lobster deviled eggs ($4.95 each).

Joe's Seafood
Joe’s Seafood
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10. DBGB Kitchen & Bar

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931 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 695-7660
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Chef Daniel Boulud’s CityCenter restaurant offers $7 deals at its bar and patio areas on beer, wine, and cocktails such as a South Side ($8) with gin, fresh lime, simple syrup and fresh mint. There are also discounted oysters, charcuterie, and burgers. It runs on weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

11. Succotash

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915 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 849-6933
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From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week, chef Edward Lee’s ornate bar slings cheap bites along with $7 and $8 cocktails, $5 to $6 beers, and $7 to $9 wines. And there are $1.50 wings on Wednesdays (minimum of four per order).

 

 

The dining room at Succotash
Succotash
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12. SER Restaurant

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1110 N Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 746-9822
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From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Ballston bar slings $7 Spanish tapas and wines. Joselito, its sister spot in Capitol Hill, offers the same daily deals alongside 20-percent off all food and drink on its regular menu.

Ser
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13. Mission - Navy Yard

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1221 Van St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 810-7010
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Along with typical happy hour hours (5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday), there’s a double feature of a deal on Thursdays to Saturdays from 10 p.m. to close. The week-long discount includes $5 tequila shots, drafts starting at $4.75, and $8 margaritas.

Mission Navy Yard
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14. Brabo Brasserie and Tasting Room

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1600 King St #200
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 894-5252
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Old Town’s French brasserie offers happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day. Specials include select beer for $5, house wine for $7, and French classic cocktails for $7. Chef Sebastien Rondier’s mussels are $11, the burger is $10, and frites are $6. The adjoining European café does discounts starting an hour earlier at 4 p.m., featuring a daily rotating punch for $5, glasses of house wine for $7 (and $25 a bottle), and beer for $5.

Brabo Brasserie.
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15. Jackson 20

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480 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-6080
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The Alexandrian boutique hotel restaurant serves daily deals (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.) like $3.50 drafts, $5 bottles of beer, $5 bubbly and wines, and $5 rail spirits. Two-for-$20 daily specials include a half-dozen oysters and two glasses of wine on Mondays followed by house-made tots and two pints of beer on Tuesdays.

Jackson 20 just named Peter McCall its new executive chef.
Jackson 20/official photo

1. Zeppelin

1544 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Raisa Aziz/Zeppelin

Shaw’s months-old hot spot offers a daily happy hour at its upstairs sushi counter from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., starring a rotating list of nigiri ($2-$3 each) like arctic char, tuna, and Spanish mackerel. A “bubbly hour” downstairs and across its sizable patio (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) includes half-price glasses of vintage Champagne, along with $3 Sapporo drafts and a $6 Toki Baller cocktail (Toki, lemon peel and baller bubbles).

1544 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

2. Logan Tavern

1423 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005

From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and starting at 4 p.m. on weekends, Logan Tavern sells $5 truffle fries, $7 spicy chorizo dip, $10 Thai mussels, $7 Old Fashioneds, and glasses of wine for as little as $4.50. Next-door sibling spot Commissary has a daily deal from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with food and drinks for $3-$7 at the bar and lounge.

1423 P St NW
Washington, DC 20005

3. Urbana

2121 P St NW, Washington, DC 20037
Kimpton [official photo]

The Kimpton hotel restaurant runs a daily four-hour deal (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.) for $1 oysters, $6 arancini, and $8 margherita pizza. There are $5 beers, $5-6 house wines, $6 Prosecco, $7 specialty cocktails, $10 “Boh & Whoah!” (National Bohemian and shot of Glenlivet 12-Year scotch), and a $7 Aperol Spritz (normally $13) served with a gluten-free pasta straw.

2121 P St NW
Washington, DC 20037

4. Pappe

1317 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Indian restaurant’s bar, there are $4 beers and $5 wines. Cocktails such as a Pappe cooler (vodka, Seville orange, ginger, star anise) are $7. On the food front, samosas are $1.50 each. Aloo papdi chaat — pastry crisps mixed with chickpeas, cumin yogurt, and tamarind chutney — is $5.

1317 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

5. Espita Mezcaleria

1250 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Espita Mezcaleria
Leah Beilhart/Espita

All tacos are $4 each on weekdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. — and weekends starting at 2:30 p.m. — across the whole Oaxacan-influenced restaurant. There’s also a shot-and-beer special and half-off margaritas.

1250 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

6. Grillfish

1200 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

On weekdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and an hour earlier on weekends, guests get $5 to $6 cocktails, $1 oysters, and other surf and turf specials.   

1200 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

7. Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar

1823 L St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Pisco y Nazca
Pisco y Nazca/Facebook

This busy Peruvian newbie runs happy hour across the whole restaurant from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., offering an assortment of discount cocktails — including pisco sours ($7) and sangria ($6) — and beers and wine for $5.

1823 L St NW
Washington, DC 20036

8. Moxy Hotel

1011 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Moxy Hotel
Rey Lopez/Eater DC

From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Marriott’s buzzy bar that doubles as a check-in desk offers $5 drafts and $6 cocktails — like their “Relationship Status” margarita — along with $7 bites such as a hot chicken and pickle-topped flatbread.

1011 K St NW
Washington, DC 20005

9. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

750 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Joe's Seafood
Joe’s Seafood
R. Lopez/Eater DC

The glitzy seafood spot for the power set rolls out a renowned four-hour daily deal starting at 2:30 p.m. That’s when it cavernous Banking Hall bar cuts prices in half for oysters on the half shell, cocktails, wines by the glass, and draft beers. Other cheap happy hour options include an Alaskan King crab roll, dry aged ribeye dip, and lobster deviled eggs ($4.95 each).

750 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

10. DBGB Kitchen & Bar

931 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Chef Daniel Boulud’s CityCenter restaurant offers $7 deals at its bar and patio areas on beer, wine, and cocktails such as a South Side ($8) with gin, fresh lime, simple syrup and fresh mint. There are also discounted oysters, charcuterie, and burgers. It runs on weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

931 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

11. Succotash

915 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
The dining room at Succotash
Succotash
Rey Lopez/Eater DC

From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week, chef Edward Lee’s ornate bar slings cheap bites along with $7 and $8 cocktails, $5 to $6 beers, and $7 to $9 wines. And there are $1.50 wings on Wednesdays (minimum of four per order).

 

 

915 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004

12. SER Restaurant

1110 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22201
Ser
R. Lopez/Eater DC

From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Ballston bar slings $7 Spanish tapas and wines. Joselito, its sister spot in Capitol Hill, offers the same daily deals alongside 20-percent off all food and drink on its regular menu.

1110 N Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22201

13. Mission - Navy Yard

1221 Van St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Mission Navy Yard
Mission/Facebook

Along with typical happy hour hours (5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday), there’s a double feature of a deal on Thursdays to Saturdays from 10 p.m. to close. The week-long discount includes $5 tequila shots, drafts starting at $4.75, and $8 margaritas.

1221 Van St SE
Washington, DC 20003

14. Brabo Brasserie and Tasting Room

1600 King St #200, Alexandria, VA 22314
Brabo Brasserie.
Brabo/Facebook

Old Town’s French brasserie offers happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day. Specials include select beer for $5, house wine for $7, and French classic cocktails for $7. Chef Sebastien Rondier’s mussels are $11, the burger is $10, and frites are $6. The adjoining European café does discounts starting an hour earlier at 4 p.m., featuring a daily rotating punch for $5, glasses of house wine for $7 (and $25 a bottle), and beer for $5.

1600 King St #200
Alexandria, VA 22314

15. Jackson 20

480 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Jackson 20 just named Peter McCall its new executive chef.
Jackson 20/official photo

The Alexandrian boutique hotel restaurant serves daily deals (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.) like $3.50 drafts, $5 bottles of beer, $5 bubbly and wines, and $5 rail spirits. Two-for-$20 daily specials include a half-dozen oysters and two glasses of wine on Mondays followed by house-made tots and two pints of beer on Tuesdays.

480 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314

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