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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.

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Alta Strada

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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.

Boundary Road Restaurant

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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.

Clyde's of Gallery Place

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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.

Daily Grill - DC

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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.

Dino's Grotto

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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.

District Commons

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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.

Drafting Table

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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.

Eat The Rich

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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.

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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El Camino

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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.

Fare Well

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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.

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

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

Old Ebbitt Grill

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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.

Ozzie's Good Eats

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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.

Pinstripes

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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.

Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

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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.

Teddy & the Bully Bar

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

The Royal

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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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Alta Strada

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.

Boundary Road Restaurant

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.

Clyde's of Gallery Place

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.

Daily Grill - DC

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.

Dino's Grotto

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.

District Commons

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.

Drafting Table

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.

Eat The Rich

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.

EatBar

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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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El Camino

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.

Fare Well

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.

Flight

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

Mandu

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

Old Ebbitt Grill