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Washington, D.C. Bars with Outdoor Seating

Sipping in the sunshine
by Chase Harrison on Mar 14, 2012 in Roundups
Washington, D.C. Bars with Outdoor Seating

When the weather is warm, there’s nothing better than sipping a brew, cocktail or glass of wine outside – it just makes the world seem right. Here’s a guide to spots around town where you can accomplish just that! (Note: We'll be continually updating this list throughout the season; if you have a suggestion, please leave it in the comments!)

Adams Morgan

L’Enfant Cafe & Bar: A truly Parisian-feeling bar and restaurant with the self-proclaimed “sexiest brunch in DC”

Mellow Mushroom: A roof deck, pizza, and live music. Is there a better combination?

Napolean: Helping to lead the herd of DC’s promising cocktail scene is this French bistro

Standard: Barbeque and outdoor seating. That's enough for us

Arlington

Northside Social: We don’t want the burbs to feel too left out. Wine and coffee is the name of the game at Northside

Atlas District

The Argonaut: Weather it be for brunch or dinner, The Argonaut has a pleasant outdoor space for its patrons

Little Miss Whiskey's Golden Dollar: The stylish whiskey and beer bar may be known for its purple-tinged inside but there's outdoor seating if the weather's nice

The Queen Vic: British fare; specifically fish & chips; is this bar's specialty

Red Palace: A place with so much New Orleans influence better have outdoor seating, right?

Rock & Roll Hotel: The famed music venue also has a place to enjoy the outdoors when weather permits

Smith Commons: A three-story bistro with great cocktail, wine, and beer selections



Capitol Hill

Art and Soul: High quality Southern food reigns supreme at this restaurant that has James Beard award winner Art Smith at its helm

Belga Cafe: A Belgian bar and restaurant that naturally has a wonderful beer selection

Biergarten Haus: An authentic and charming German beer garden in the heart of the city

The Source: A Wolfgang Puck restaurant that is consistently recognized as one of the top in the DC area


Cardozo

DC9: Dig live music? Check out this Cardozo joint and enjoy the specials while you're there

Queen Makeda Bar: Enjoy a drink inside while listening to a DJ or outside on the patio at this trendy Cardozo bar


Cleveland Park


Acacia Bistro: Whether it’s wine, cheese, or Mediterranean food that’s your bag, Acacia has you covered

Ardeo + Bardeo: This wine bar’s roof deck offers a fantastic view of the city to go along with its great wine selection


Dupont Circle

Bar Dupont: If cocktails outdoors are your bag, Bar Dupont is the place to go

The Big Hunt: With over 30 taps, this gastropub has you covered all day and then some

The Front Page: A variety of American cuisine dominates the menu of this restaurant that also specializes in brunch

Larry’s Lounge: This GBLT-friendly bar is a great place to have a drink outdoors


Georgetown

Il Canale Ristorante e Pizzeria Napoletana: Thin-crust pizza made in a wood-fired oven imported from Italy

Logan Circle

1905 Restaurant: This dimly lit, classically-styled bar has seating outside if you're feeling more light

U Street

El Centro: Authentic Mexican food and fantastic tequila make this classy bar a destination Marvin: A tribute to one of the great soul musicians of all-time, Marvin Gaye, this lounge doubles as a music venue and serves a mean cocktail

Vinoteca: As you might expect, this restaurant has an excellent wine list


Stanton Park


Bistro Cacao: French-inspired dishes in a romantic setting

 


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