Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2016 in D.C.
A number of DC restaurants and bars will be celebrating le quatorze juillet with plenty of parties, wine and food specials. Say oui oui and get yourself to one of these fetes!
Celebrate Bastille Day at Bistro Lepic and enjoy complimentary wine tastings and live jazz music at the wine bar. (1736 Wisconsin Ave, NW; 202-333-0111)
Burger Tap & Shake
Throughout the month of July, both locations of Burger Tap & Shake will offer a special French-inspired burger in honor of Bastille Day: Homage to Fromage. Made with a beef patty, mozzarella, Jack and provolone cheese, arugula, tomato jam and pesto aioli, pair this burger with the Red, White & Blue Milkshake; a festive drink made with vanilla ice cream, blueberry puree and crushed raspberries. (Foggy Bottom: 2200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW; 202-587-6258; Tenleytown: 4445 Wisconsin Ave, NW; 202-524-8868)
City Center DC
Head to the Plaza at City Center for French music by the Bon Musique Quartet and stop in at a number of the restaurants, including DBGB Kitchen and Bar, Fig & Olive, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House and Mango Tree for dining specials. (825 10th St, NW; 202-289-9000)
ENO Wine Bar
To celebrate Bastille Day, the Georgetown wine bar will offer a special wine flight featuring wines from across the country, including a Brut Rose from Domaine Benoit Badoz Cremant du Jura, a Chardonnay from Domaine Michel, and a Gamay from Chasselay, Quatre Saisons. Get the full flight for $22 or a glass for $9. Pair your wine with a French tomato tart or a French triple cream cheese. Additionally, ENO will be offering 30% off all French wine bottles. (2810 Pennsylvania Ave, NW; 202-295-2826)
This 14th Street French brasserie is going all out for Bastille Day. Celebrating from July 14 - 17, Le Diplomate will have live entertainment in the form of accordion and mime performances, an ice cream cart with special flavors, a Petanque Court on the patio, children’s activities including face painting and a balloon artist and specialty cocktails. (1601 14th St, NW; 202-332-3333)
L’hommage Bistro Francais
In honor of la fete nationale, L’hommage will be celebrating with a live DJ and offering guests a complimentary glass of champagne. (450 K St, NW; 202-791-0916)
Photo via Flickr user irene.