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Here's What a Manhattan Costs Around D.C.

Depending on where you drink, the price and type of Manhattan will vary.

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In Washington, D.C., no two Manhattans are created equal. This relatively simple cocktail — two ounces whiskey, one ounce vermouth, and two dashes of Angostura bitters — can vary greatly by both price and type.

At Barmini ($14), the drink calls for Spanish vermouth. Makers 46 bourbon is used at All Souls Bar ($9). Bar Charley and The Riggsby ($6) are the place to be at happy hour. Then, there's The Rye Bar in Georgetown, which barrel-ages the drink and prices it at the high water mark of $22 per glass.

For both the deep-pocketed and the penny pinchers out there, Eater put together a price guide for drinking this classic cocktail around town.

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All Souls Bar

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Price: $9
All Souls Bar serves a bourbon perfect Manhattan with Maker's 46, Dolin sweet and dry vermouths, Angostura bitters, and a twist of lemon.

Bar Charley

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Price: $9/$6 (happy hour)
Bar Charley serves a variety of Manhattans. Their classic version is a deal during happy hour for $6 each.

barmini by José Andrés

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Price: $14
The Barmini Manhattan clocks in at the all to familiar price of the $14 cocktail. This Manhattan takes a Spanish twist with a vermouth produced in Catalonia, Yzaguirre 1884.

Copycat Co.

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Price: $11
Copycat subscribes to a classic take on the Manhattan. They use Rittenhouse Rye, Dolin's sweet vermouth, and a dash of Angostura bitters. The drink is priced at $11.

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Mason Social

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Price: $10
Mason Social is one of the newest bars to open in Alexandria and this neighborhood hangout serves a $10 Manhattan with bourbon, sweet vermouth, and Angostura bitters.

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Petworth Citizen & Reading Room

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Price: $11
The dark and cozy bar at Petworth Citizen serves $11 Manhattans with Old Overholt, Dolin Rogue vermouth, dashes of Angostura bitters, and a Luxardo maraschino cherry.

Republic

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Price: $12
Republic uses Buffalo Trace Barrel Select, Dolin Rouge vermouth, Angostura bitters, and a brandied cherry for their Manhattan.

Southern Efficiency

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Price: $10
The price of a Manhattan will vary at Southern Efficiency depending on the whiskey that you select. A standard version with Rittenhouse Rye costs $10.

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The Riggsby

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Price: $13/$6 (happy hour)
Depending on when you drink at The Riggsby, The Manhattan can either be a pretty penny or a cold, hard bargain. During happy hour (M-F 4-7 p.m.) their Manhattan goes for $6, otherwise it's $13.

The Round Robin Bar

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Price: $15
The Round Robin Bar at The Willard InterContinental is as close to vintage-cocktail bar as it gets. Many of the drinks are served in classic renditions too, including their $15 Manhattan, made with Michter's rye, Carpano Antica, Angostura bitters, and garnished with a cherry.

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The Rye Bar

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Price: $22
At the ritzy Rye Bar, a Manhattan is going to cost $22. It's one of the most expensive Manhattans in the city, but it's also pretty unique. The cocktail comes barrel aged with Dad's Hat rye, Dolin Sweet vermouth, and Byrhh Quinquina.

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Price: $12
The Manhattan at Wisdom takes on a slight hue of green with Chartreuse. The drink has rye whiskey, honey bourbon, Chartreuse, vermouth, and bitters.

All Souls Bar

Price: $9
All Souls Bar serves a bourbon perfect Manhattan with Maker's 46, Dolin sweet and dry vermouths, Angostura bitters, and a twist of lemon.

Bar Charley

Price: $9/$6 (happy hour)
Bar Charley serves a variety of Manhattans. Their classic version is a deal during happy hour for $6 each.

barmini by José Andrés

Price: $14
The Barmini Manhattan clocks in at the all to familiar price of the $14 cocktail. This Manhattan takes a Spanish twist with a vermouth produced in Catalonia, Yzaguirre 1884.

Copycat Co.

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Price: $11
Copycat subscribes to a classic take on the Manhattan. They use Rittenhouse Rye, Dolin's sweet vermouth, and a dash of Angostura bitters. The drink is priced at $11.

https://www.facebook.com/copycatcompany?fref=ts

Mason Social

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Price: $10
Mason Social is one of the newest bars to open in Alexandria and this neighborhood hangout serves a $10 Manhattan with bourbon, sweet vermouth, and Angostura bitters.

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Petworth Citizen & Reading Room

Price: $11
The dark and cozy bar at Petworth Citizen serves $11 Manhattans with Old Overholt, Dolin Rogue vermouth, dashes of Angostura bitters, and a Luxardo maraschino cherry.

Republic

Price: $12
Republic uses Buffalo Trace Barrel Select, Dolin Rouge vermouth, Angostura bitters, and a brandied cherry for their Manhattan.

Southern Efficiency

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Price: $10
The price of a Manhattan will vary at Southern Efficiency depending on the whiskey that you select. A standard version with Rittenhouse Rye costs $10.

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The Riggsby

Price: $13/$6 (happy hour)
Depending on when you drink at The Riggsby, The Manhattan can either be a pretty penny or a cold, hard bargain. During happy hour (M-F 4-7 p.m.) their Manhattan goes for $6, otherwise it's $13.

The Round Robin Bar

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Price: $15
The Round Robin Bar at The Willard InterContinental is as close to vintage-cocktail bar as it gets. Many of the drinks are served in classic renditions too, including their $15 Manhattan, made with Michter's rye, Carpano Antica, Angostura bitters, and garnished with a cherry.

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The Rye Bar

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Price: $22
At the ritzy Rye Bar, a Manhattan is going to cost $22. It's one of the most expensive Manhattans in the city, but it's also pretty unique. The cocktail comes barrel aged with Dad's Hat rye, Dolin Sweet vermouth, and Byrhh Quinquina.

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Wisdom

Price: $12
The Manhattan at Wisdom takes on a slight hue of green with Chartreuse. The drink has rye whiskey, honey bourbon, Chartreuse, vermouth, and bitters.

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