Ballantine Beer Leaderboard
Find happy hours and drink specials anywhere you are

Happy Hour Crawl: 14th Street

Happy Hour Crawl: 14th Street

The exploding 14th Street corridor is swarmed on weekend nights, but consider it for your next happy hour crawl, too: you’ll avoid the late night weekend crowds and can snag some pretty great food and drink deals while you’re at it. We recommend starting at Ghibellina — it’s closest to the offices of downtown and drinks starting pouring at 4:30 PM— then work your way up the street and down our list, which concludes with drink specials (and free pizza) as late as 8 PM (and conveniently lands you near the U Street Metro). Plan your crawl for a Tuesday and you can circle back to Masa 14 for drink specials late into the evening!

Ghibellina: This Italian eatery’s nightly 4:30–6:30 PM happy hour features $6 cocktails, $5 wine, $3–4 draft beer and half off the amazing, Neapolitan-style pizza. Stake out a spot in windowed front bar area for people watching and plenty of natural light (1610 14th St. NW; 202-803-2389).

Masa 14: This Richard Sandoval spot boasts happy hour specials every day from 5–7 PM. Enjoy select $4 Latin-Asian small plates as well as cocktails, wine, and beer available at the bar for the same price. On Tuesdays, the drink specials extend all night at the bar and lounge (1825 14th St. NW; 202-328-1414).

Bar Pilar: This neighborhood staple offers a different happy hour special every day between Monday and Friday, available from 5–7:30 PM. In addition to $5 wines and $2 off drafts (available every day), take advantage of $8 rotating specialty cocktails during Monday Sour Hour, Tonic Tuesdays and Pork 'n' Punch Fridays (which has housemade punch and specials on pork dishes, naturally) (1833 14th St. NW; 202-265-1751).

Policy: It’s hard to beat $5 specialty cocktails — such as the daily punch or a Dark & Stormy — and equally well-priced small plates such as tuna tartare and hand-cut french fries served with black truffle mayo. Available 5–8 PM, Tuesday–Friday from and 5–7 PM, Saturday, these happy hour specials combined with Policy’s chandelier-bedecked space will have you feeling luxe for less (1904 14th St. NW; 202-387-7654).

Lost Society: Say cheers with whatever beverage you choose (excluding specialty cocktails) for half price between 5 PM–7:30 PM, Tuesday and Thursday. A three-course prix-fixe menu is also available for just $25 (2001 14th St. NW; 202-618-8868).

Piola: The international Italian chain has one of the best happy hours in D.C., offering free pizza (via slices passed on trays as they come out of the oven), $5 sangria, $4 house wine and $3 Peroni and Miller Lite every day from 5–8 PM. Now that’s what we call meraviglioso (2209 14th St. NW; 202-986-8729).

Recent Articles
Oregon's Deschutes Brewery Making Inroads in D.C.
Where to Drink on Labor Day Weekend in DC
Green Flash Brewing's West Coast IPA Makes Historic Atlantic Crossing
spacer
2 Gingers Below Features
From Around The Web

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Green Flash Brewing's West Coast IPA Makes Historic Atlantic Crossing

Green Flash Brewing's West Coast IPA Makes Historic Atlantic Crossing

Green Flash Brewing's flagship beer, West Coast IPA, will be brewed, bottled and kegged for the European marke...read more ›

by Carrie Dow Aug 25, 2014
Watch Patrick Stewart's Classy Take on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Patrick Stewart's Classy Take on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Had enough of the viral phenomenon? You're not alone...read more ›

by Drink Philly Aug 22, 2014
Sat
Sep 13
K Street NW adjacent to Georgetown Waterfront 
SPONSORED
Find happy hours and drink specials anywhere you are
High-Roller Blows $80K at a Vegas Club to Construct a VIP Section Made of Beer

High-Roller Blows $80K at a Vegas Club to Construct a VIP Section Made of Beer

For a price, you can get just about anything you want in Las Vegas ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Aug 21, 2014
Concerns Over Defective Bottles Prompts Corona Recall

Concerns Over Defective Bottles Prompts Corona Recall

The recall covers only bottles bearing specific production codes ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Aug 20, 2014
Bourbon Production Is Booming; So Is Consumption

Bourbon Production Is Booming; So Is Consumption

An all out depletion of inventories is unlikely, but so are chances of prices falling any time soon...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Aug 19, 2014
Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Petworth

Neighborhood Happy Hour Crawl: Petworth

This week, we're checking out the NW neighborhood of Petworth. Cozy bars with lots of locals abound. ...read more ›

by Mara Kurlandsky Aug 19, 2014
Watch What Happens When a Dude Uses a Banana to Open a Beer Bottle
by The Drink Nation Aug 18, 2014
Beer Review: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery's Session Saison

Beer Review: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery's Session Saison

At 4.9 percent ABV, the farmhouse ale can be consumed over long drinking sessions; its finish is clean, it's light on the palate and its straw-colorat...read more ›

by Nathan Solheim Aug 18, 2014
Best Washington, D.C. Brunch Drink Specials

Best Washington, D.C. Brunch Drink Specials

Whether you're trying to get the best of a hangover or simply celebrating the weekend with a bout of day drinking, these bars with breakfast sipping s...read more ›

by Drink DC Feb 10, 2014
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Like us on Facebook!

Close