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15 Bars in DC Open on Christmas Day

15 Bars in DC Open on Christmas Day

It’s mostly quiet around Washington DC on December 25. Most offices are shut down, as employees and workers gather with families and loved-ones for feasts and gifts. Even those who don’t celebrate Christmas often take the day off. Sure, there are the standby Chinese restaurants, who have found a niche in catering to the holiday crowd, but what else is open, should you want to head out a catch a nip? Check out our list of bars open on Christmas Day, below.

Mighty Pint (1831 M St NW; 202-466-3010)
4 PM - 1 AM, offering happy hour from 4 - 7 PM.

Blue Duck Tavern (24th and M Streets, NW; 202-419-6755)
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m, serving a three-course, buffet-style brunch

Legal Sea Foods (Multiple locations)
Noon - 10 PM, serving a la carte menus at 704 7th Street NW, Washington, D.C. (202) 347-0007
Noon - 9 PM at Tysons Galleria in Mclean, VA (703) 827-8900
Noon - 9 PM at 2301 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Crystal City, Arlington, VA (703) 415-1200

Bistro Vivant (1394 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, VA; 703-356-1700)
5 - 10 PM, serving a $59 three-course, prix fixe holiday feast and regular a la carte menu.

Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro (11750 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, VA; 703-234-3550)
5 - 10 PM, serving a special $55, four-course holiday feast with optional wine pairings. Reservations recommended.

Meridian Pint (3400 11th Street, NW; 202-588-1075)
8 PM - 2 AM

DC Reynolds (3628 Georgia Ave NW; 202-506-7178)
5 PM - 2 AM, with happy hour from 5 - 9 PM.

Little Miss Whiskey's Golden Dollar (1104 H St NE)
5 PM - 2 AM, presenting Nightmare Before Christmas, during which they will show Christmas horror movies Black Christmas and Jack Frost.

Jimmy Valentine's Lonely Hearts Club (1103 Bladensburg Rd NE)
5 PM - 2 AM

Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar (1736 Wisconsin Ave NW)
Noon - 9 PM

La Piquette (3714 Macomb Street NW)
Noon - 9 PM

Quill (1200 16th St NW; 202-448-2300)
11:30 AM – 12 AM

Rosa Mexicano (575 7th St NW; 202-783-5522)
Noon - 9 PM, serving a special $35 prix fixe dinner and a la carte options, as well as hot apple cider and Mexican canela.


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