New Bars to Look Forward to This Spring in D.C.
DC’s ever-changing food scene is adding plenty of new bars and restaurants this spring. Check out these five new spots opening soon!
All Purpose Pizzeria
The pizza-centric restaurant will open its second location at Dock 79 - by Nationals Stadium. In addition to serving up similar items from its Shaw location, diners can expect a larger beer selection, a patio area and rooftop bar. Expected to open this summer. (79 Potomac Ave, SE)
There’s no better way to welcome the warmer weather than sitting on a patio with a cold beverage in hand. Enter: Continental Beer Garden - featuring a large outdoor area with picnic tables, garden games, and plenty of seating. Enjoy a selection of local brews from Port City and Lost Rhino as well as German-style beers, sausage platters, and large pretzels. Expected to open in April. (1901 N. Fort Myer Dr, Arlington)
Featuring a combined project from high profile locals chefs Erik Bruner-Yang and Spike Gjerde, when the 110-year old historic church finishes its transformation into a hotel, drinking and dining options will be plentiful. Expect multiple projects from both chefs including Chesapeake/Southern inspired cuisine (A Rake’s Progress) and a coffee house (The Cup We All Race 4) from Gjerde and Asian-style dishes (Brothers and Sisters; Spoken English) from Bruner-Yang. Expected to open in May. (1770 Euclid St, NW; 202-588-0525)
From Chef Kyle Bailey (Sixth Engine) comes the Capitol Riverfront eatery focused on seafood inspired by New England and the Chesapeake Bay regions - diners can also expect smoked and cured fish, local craft beers and lots of outdoor seating. Expected to open this spring. (79 Potomac Ave, SE)
Not technically a new establishment opening this spring, but the popular raw bar and seafood restaurant at Navy Yard will open a Rosé Garden in April. Sip on 10 different rosés, frozen drinks, and other beverages which can be paired with a special menu of complementing snacks from Chef Daniel Perron. (301 Water Street, SE; 202-484-8800)
Photo via All Purpose Pizzeria on Facebook