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For the 9-to-5 office crowd, happy hours begin as soon as the clock strikes beer o'clock and extend way more than an hour. But what about the guys behind the bar serving half-priced beers and $4 cocktails? They deserve a few hours of happiness as well.

Fortunately, there are bars where happy hour doesn't end at 7 p.m. Cubicle dwellers, K Street lobbyists, restaurant industry mavericks and the rest of the night owl crowd can enjoy alcoholic deals at these late night happy hours.

Some newcomers in town are realizing it's a big money maker, with The Royal, Fare Well, and Alta Strada are all on board the late night happy hour train. And longtime D.C. staples like Clyde's and the Daily Grill are loyal veterans in the game when it comes to after hours eats and drinks.

Here are Eater's picks for late night happy hour menus.

Have another favorite late night happy hour? Let us know in the comments.

—Tierney Plumb, Ross Perkins

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1. Alta Strada

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465 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 629-4662
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On weekends from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the bar, nosh on items for $10 and under. That includes homemade ricotta, a truffle salad, crunchy meatballs, creamy burrata, and a selection of pizzas: the classic margherita, broccoli rabe and housemade sausage, or the pizza Bianca.

2. Boundary Road Restaurant

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414 H St NE
Washington DC, D.C. 20002-4336
(202) 450-3265
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Northeast can't be without a late night happy hour. Until 1 a.m., expect a full menu and alcohol specials, like its longtime beer-and-whisky shot combo for $6.

3. Clyde's of Gallery Place

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707 7th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001
(202) 349-3700
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Need a $5 Jameson, Fireballs, or Patron XO Cafe after seeing a movie at Verizon Center? Go to Clyde's starting at 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

4. Daily Grill - DC

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1200 18th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20036
(202) 822-5282
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This late night happy hour is only for those that don't have an early start on Mondays. On Sundays, happy hour runs all day. Once the doors open, well drinks are $5, certain cocktails are $6 and carafes of wine start at $10. The party doesn't stop until the doors close or everyone is kicked out.

5. Dino's Grotto

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1914 9th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001
(202) 686-2966
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Happy hour runs all night Sunday and Monday at this Shaw stop, and the rest of the week it runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Think $4 taps and $6 house wines, and half-off appetizers.

6. District Commons

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2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001
(202) 587-8277
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At this Foggy Bottom eatery, the cheap drinks keep flowing from 10 p.m. until close on Mondays through Fridays. The means $5 speciality cocktails, $5 draft beers and $5 for select wines. And on Sundays, happy hour starts at 4 p.m. and goes until the door closes.

7. Drafting Table

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1529-C 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20005
(202) 621-7475
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Even a bar in the middle of 14th Street's restaurant boom is getting into the late night action. On Monday evenings, Drafting Table has happy hour rolling from 4 p.m. until close.

8. Eat The Rich

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1839 7th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001
(202) 316-9396
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At Eat The Rich, the party starts at 11 p.m. but continues way after as well. Oysters are going for $1 and drink specials on Tuesday through Saturday 11 p.m. to close and Sunday 9:30 p.m. to close. That's right: George Washington scores an oyster. Not including tax and tip of course.

9. EatBar

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415 8th Street SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
(202) 847-4827
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Head to this cute Capitol Hill bar for a beer, shot, and patty melt for $15 after 11 p.m. on Sunday through Thursday and after midnight on Friday and Saturday.

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10. El Camino

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108 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 847-0419

Swing by for discount Mexican fare from 10:30 p.m. until last call, Monday through Friday. Late specials include a $5 Camino Margarita, $5 Negra Modelo drafts, $5 red or white wine by the glass, $5 rail drinks, $3 Tecate tall boys, and $1 chips and salsa.

11. Fare Well

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406 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 299-9700
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At this H Street stop, come down for $5 wine and beer, cocktails, and bites like stromboli and nachos. The newly-launched menu is available Thursday through Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

12. Flight

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777 6th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001
(202) 864-6445
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For the Saturday night crowd in Chinatown, Flight Wine Bar has a late night special starting at 10 p.m. when wines run $7.

13. Mandu

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453 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 289-6899
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A late bar menu includes a mixed menu of Korean fried chicken wings, Korean BBQ tacos, mix-and-match dumplings, and more.

14. Old Ebbitt Grill

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675 15th St. NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20005
(202) 347-4800
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Forget about the drinks during this late night happy hour. The star of this show is half-priced oysters. This happy hour deal runs everyday from 11 p.m. until closing. So shut the bar down slurping down oysters on the half shell.

15. Ozzie's Good Eats

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11880 Grand Commons Ave
Fairfax, VA 22030
(571) 321-8000
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From 9 p.m. to close Monday through Thursday, catch a next-door movie then a deal at Ozzie's: $5 meatball sliders, $4 wines, and $3 beers, to name a few.

16. Pinstripes

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1064 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20007
(202) 625-6500
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From Monday to Thursday, 10 p.m. to close, Friday to Saturday at 11 p.m. to close, and Sunday 9 p.m. to close, check out starters, sandwiches, and flatbreads on discount.

17. Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

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2404 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-4304
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Head to this Georgetown haunt after a night of boozing on Friday and Saturday, with a happy hour that runs from 10 p.m. to midnight.

18. Teddy & the Bully Bar

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1200 19th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20036
(202) 872-8700
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Head here after dinner hours for small bites that start at $4, including tacos, deviled eggs, yuca fries, and sliders.

19. The Royal

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501 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 332-7777
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The Royal doesn't discriminate days for late Shaw specials. Every night of the week, from 10 p.m. to close (midnight on Sunday to Monday; 1 a.m. on Tuesday through Thursday; and 2 a.m. on Friday through Saturday), get $5 house vermouth, $5 draft beers, $2 Rolling Rock ponies, $7 classic cocktails (selection of eight classics ranging from a Daiquiri with El Dorado White Rum, lime juice and sugar, a Paloma with Cimarron tequila, lime, grapefruit and soda, a Caipirinha with cachaca, fresh limes and sugar, and a Rye Old Fashioned with Pikesville Rye, bitters, sugar and water), and $7 wines by the glass (a daily-rotating selection of red, rosé and white). Pro tip: on Mondays, they do happy hour all day.

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1. Alta Strada

465 K St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

On weekends from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the bar, nosh on items for $10 and under. That includes homemade ricotta, a truffle salad, crunchy meatballs, creamy burrata, and a selection of pizzas: the classic margherita, broccoli rabe and housemade sausage, or the pizza Bianca.

465 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

2. Boundary Road Restaurant

414 H St NE, Washington DC, D.C. 20002-4336

Northeast can't be without a late night happy hour. Until 1 a.m., expect a full menu and alcohol specials, like its longtime beer-and-whisky shot combo for $6.

414 H St NE
Washington DC, D.C. 20002-4336

3. Clyde's of Gallery Place

707 7th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20001

Need a $5 Jameson, Fireballs, or Patron XO Cafe after seeing a movie at Verizon Center? Go to Clyde's starting at 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

707 7th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001

4. Daily Grill - DC

1200 18th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20036

This late night happy hour is only for those that don't have an early start on Mondays. On Sundays, happy hour runs all day. Once the doors open, well drinks are $5, certain cocktails are $6 and carafes of wine start at $10. The party doesn't stop until the doors close or everyone is kicked out.

1200 18th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20036

5. Dino's Grotto

1914 9th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20001

Happy hour runs all night Sunday and Monday at this Shaw stop, and the rest of the week it runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Think $4 taps and $6 house wines, and half-off appetizers.

1914 9th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001

6. District Commons

2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20001

At this Foggy Bottom eatery, the cheap drinks keep flowing from 10 p.m. until close on Mondays through Fridays. The means $5 speciality cocktails, $5 draft beers and $5 for select wines. And on Sundays, happy hour starts at 4 p.m. and goes until the door closes.

2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001

7. Drafting Table

1529-C 14th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20005

Even a bar in the middle of 14th Street's restaurant boom is getting into the late night action. On Monday evenings, Drafting Table has happy hour rolling from 4 p.m. until close.

1529-C 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20005

8. Eat The Rich

1839 7th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20001

At Eat The Rich, the party starts at 11 p.m. but continues way after as well. Oysters are going for $1 and drink specials on Tuesday through Saturday 11 p.m. to close and Sunday 9:30 p.m. to close. That's right: George Washington scores an oyster. Not including tax and tip of course.

1839 7th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001

9. EatBar

415 8th Street SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
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Head to this cute Capitol Hill bar for a beer, shot, and patty melt for $15 after 11 p.m. on Sunday through Thursday and after midnight on Friday and Saturday.

415 8th Street SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

10. El Camino

108 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Swing by for discount Mexican fare from 10:30 p.m. until last call, Monday through Friday. Late specials include a $5 Camino Margarita, $5 Negra Modelo drafts, $5 red or white wine by the glass, $5 rail drinks, $3 Tecate tall boys, and $1 chips and salsa.

108 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

11. Fare Well

406 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

At this H Street stop, come down for $5 wine and beer, cocktails, and bites like stromboli and nachos. The newly-launched menu is available Thursday through Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

406 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

12. Flight

777 6th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20001

For the Saturday night crowd in Chinatown, Flight Wine Bar has a late night special starting at 10 p.m. when wines run $7.

777 6th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20001

13. Mandu

453 K St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

A late bar menu includes a mixed menu of Korean fried chicken wings, Korean BBQ tacos, mix-and-match dumplings, and more.

453 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

14. Old Ebbitt Grill

675 15th St. NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20005

Forget about the drinks during this late night happy hour. The star of this show is half-priced oysters. This happy hour deal runs everyday from 11 p.m. until closing. So shut the bar down slurping down oysters on the half shell.

675 15th St. NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20005

15. Ozzie's Good Eats

11880 Grand Commons Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030

From 9 p.m. to close Monday through Thursday, catch a next-door movie then a deal at Ozzie's: $5 meatball sliders, $4 wines, and $3 beers, to name a few.

11880 Grand Commons Ave
Fairfax, VA 22030

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16. Pinstripes

1064 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20007

From Monday to Thursday, 10 p.m. to close, Friday to Saturday at 11 p.m. to close, and Sunday 9 p.m. to close, check out starters, sandwiches, and flatbreads on discount.

1064 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20007

17. Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

2404 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

Head to this Georgetown haunt after a night of boozing on Friday and Saturday, with a happy hour that runs from 10 p.m. to midnight.

2404 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

18. Teddy & the Bully Bar

1200 19th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20036

Head here after dinner hours for small bites that start at $4, including tacos, deviled eggs, yuca fries, and sliders.

1200 19th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20036

19. The Royal

501 Florida Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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The Royal doesn't discriminate days for late Shaw specials. Every night of the week, from 10 p.m. to close (midnight on Sunday to Monday; 1 a.m. on Tuesday through Thursday; and 2 a.m. on Friday through Saturday), get $5 house vermouth, $5 draft beers, $2 Rolling Rock ponies, $7 classic cocktails (selection of eight classics ranging from a Daiquiri with El Dorado White Rum, lime juice and sugar, a Paloma with Cimarron tequila, lime, grapefruit and soda, a Caipirinha with cachaca, fresh limes and sugar, and a Rye Old Fashioned with Pikesville Rye, bitters, sugar and water), and $7 wines by the glass (a daily-rotating selection of red, rosé and white). Pro tip: on Mondays, they do happy hour all day.

501 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

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