Find happy hours and drink specials anywhere you are

Bars in D.C. Open on New Year's Day

Hair of the Dog?
Bars in D.C. Open on New Year's Day

The first day of the year offers tipplers an interesting conundrum: after partying the night before (and – to be honest – most of the week before), what should one do on January 1? Some may choose to spend the entire day in bed, alternately dosing with aspirin and chocolate. Others might get the kinks out by taking to nature with a bike ride or hike. And then, there’s the rest of us, who know enough to get our hair of the dog on at one of the several bars and restaurants open just for us. Check our list of open establishments and specials below. Happy New Year, and Happy Recovery!

51st State Tavern: Open at 12:30 PM; showing NFL games; drink specials throughout the day

Acadiana: Open at 11 AM

Agora: Open at 11 AM

Argonaut: Open 10 AM–3 PM for brunch; open for dinner at 5 PM

Asia Nine: Open at noon

Birch & Barley: Open 11 AM–4 PM

The Black Cat: Open 8 PM–2 AM; "Post-Amateur Hour Happy Hour" with $5 Jameson, Maker's Mark, Dewar's 12, and Crown Royal

The Blaguard: Open at noon

Blue Duck Tavern: Open at 11 AM

Breadsoda: Open at noon

The Bottom Line: Open 11:30 AM–2 AM; NFL Sunday Ticket; NCAA basketball; NHL games

The Bungalow: Open 11 AM–2 AM

Chef Geoff's (New Mexico Ave.): Open 11:30 AM–3 PM for brunch; open 4 PM–close for dinner

ChurchKey: Open at noon

Cuba Libre: Open noon–9 PM

Dino: Open 4–8 PM; until 7 PM $3 off antipasti, $5 cocktails and wine, $4 craft beers

District Commons: Open at 11 AM; $1 Bloody Marys and mimosas with a brunch entree until 4 PM

Duffy's Irish Pub: Open at noon; football all day

El Centro DF: Open at 11 AM

Eighteenth Street Lounge: Open at 9 PM

Firefly: Open 9 AM–11 PM; $2 mimosas from 9 AM–2:30 PM; 1/2-price bottles of wine from 5:30–10 PM

Fruit Bat: Open 1–7 PM

Green Lantern: Open 4 PM–2 AM; from  4–9 PM $3 Smirnoff drinks; 9:30 PM Trailer Park Karaoke; free iPhone, Droid and Blackberry charging

Hank's Oyster Bar: Open at 11 AM

Jimmy Valentine’s Lonely Hearts ClubOpen 10 PM–2 AM

Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden DollarOpen 5 PM–2 AM

Marvin: Open noon–10 PM

Masa 14: Open at 11 AM

McFadden's: 11:30 AM–midnight; $12 bottomless Bloody Marys, mimosas, domestic drafts; 1/2-price burgers

Northside Social: Open 8:30 AM–10 PM

The Queen Vic: Open at noon

Red Derby: Open 11 AM–3 PM for brunch 

Rhino Bar & Pumphouse: Open noon–7 PM with $8 pitchers of Miller Lite and Coors Light and 25-cent jumbo wings; open again at 8 PM with $20 open bar 8–10 PM and Champagne toast at midnight

Rocket Bar: Open at 4 PM; from 4–7 PM $4 glasses of wine, Champagne, rail drinks and draft of the month

Smith Commons: Open 11 AM–3 PM; $5 bottomless drafts; bottomless mimosas for those who dined at Smith Commons on New Year's Eve

Town Tavern: Open noon–2 AM; during NFL game $3 domestic bottles, $8 domestic pitchers, and $10 pitcher and wing basket combo

Urbana: Open at 8 AM; $16 bottomless Bellini bar during brunch

Note: our editor does not feel at all bad about suggesting her Akita might drink beer in the above image, but please know that no animals were gotten drunk in the making of this Photoshop

Event Date: 01/01
Event Time: Various Times
Location: Various Bars
Price: Varies

Recent Articles
spacer

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:
 
Neil DeGrasse Tyson is Getting His Own Beer

Neil DeGrasse Tyson is Getting His Own Beer

Astrophysicist, writer, and television personality Neil DeGrasse Tyson now has his very own beer, courtesy of Asheville Brewing Company....read more ›

by Drink Philly Jun 14, 2017
Drink These Warm Weather Cocktails In D.C. This Summer

Drink These Warm Weather Cocktails In D.C. This Summer

There's no better way to beat the heat than with tiki drinks, specialty cocktails, and punches made with fresh fruit - check out the seasonal specials...read more ›

by Lanna Nguyen Jun 13, 2017
SPONSORED
Find happy hours and drink specials anywhere you are
Things No One Asked For: Fireball Gummy Candies

Things No One Asked For: Fireball Gummy Candies

Get ready - both Irish Confectionery Co. and VineGelee are now selling gummy bears spiked with Fireball. ...read more ›

by Ryan Hudak Jun 13, 2017
D.C. Is Getting a 'Game of Thrones' Pop-Up Bar For the Summer

D.C. Is Getting a 'Game of Thrones' Pop-Up Bar For the Summer

D.C. is getting a Game of Thrones pop-up bar - three of them, in fact. Drink Company (run by Derek Brown and Angie Fetherston) is turning three of its...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jun 12, 2017
AB InBev Buys Minority Shares in RateBeer.com: Craft Beer Brands Ask to Be Removed From Site

AB InBev Buys Minority Shares in RateBeer.com: Craft Beer Brands Ask to Be Removed From Site

Global conglomerate Anheuser-Busch InBev now has a minority stake in RateBeer.com....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Jun 12, 2017
Pernod Now Owns Del Maguey Mezcal

Pernod Now Owns Del Maguey Mezcal

On June 7, 2017, Ron Cooper announced that Pernod-Ricard, one of the world’s top spirits companies, would be acquiring Del Maguey....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Jun 12, 2017
Negroni Week 2017 is Featuring Negroni-Inspired Food Across the Nation

Negroni Week 2017 is Featuring Negroni-Inspired Food Across the Nation

This year, for Negroni Week, bartenders and chefs are working together to create Negroni-inspired eats across ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Jun 6, 2017
You Can Now Get Rose From a Drive-Thru in the Hamptons

You Can Now Get Rose From a Drive-Thru in the Hamptons

If you find yourself driving through the Hamptons one day and need an emergency bottle of rose, you're covered - a winemaker has opened a rose drive-t...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jun 6, 2017
Where to Drink Outside in D.C. This Summer

Where to Drink Outside in D.C. This Summer

Patio weather has arrived! Grab your friends, stake a spot at the bar and take advantage of these outdoor D.C. spots for drinking and dining. ...read more ›

by Lanna Nguyen Jun 6, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close