Happy Hours To Kick Around Foggy Bottom After A Long Day – The GW Hatchet
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Northern Italy is a great place for large groups interested in pitchers and bottles, which are included in happy hour selections.
To save yourself an expensive Uber ride and even more expensive drinks, keep these happy hours in mind on campus and around Foggy Bottom.
After a long day of internship, work, or just getting bored in your apartment, you might be looking for a convenient and affordable place to have a drink and eat with friends. From classic Relief Tonic to overlooked gems like North Italia, these restaurants and bars have happy hour menus that are sure to satisfy your need for a cold entree and save your wallet.
Tonic at Quigley
Tonic’s convenient location in the center of campus makes it a popular GW landmark. The converted two-story pharmacy has a laid back, laid-back atmosphere and is a great place to hang out with friends or watch a sports game. And this campus favorite offers a happy hour with a food that keeps students coming back: tater tots. In addition to the $ 5 house booze, $ 5 wine, and $ 5 draft beer, the happy hour menu includes a generous portion of $ 5 tater tots, $ 5 nachos, and ” totchos ”at $ 5, a hybrid of the other two options.
2036 G St. NO. Happy hour runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The exchange lounge
The Exchange Saloon, a casual sports bar, is located four blocks east of University Yard, near the World Bank. It’s the closest thing to a traditional college town sports bar that an urban school like GW has to offer. The decor is a far cry from some of the modern, hip bars that are popping up in the city, but you won’t beat the prices for its selection of beers and spirits. The happy hour menu changes daily, but the food offerings include discounted items like burgers, buffalo wings, and nachos depending on which day of the week you choose to stop by. Every day of the week, happy hour includes $ 4 of rail drinks, $ 4 of house wines, and $ 5 of daily treats. But daily drink specials during happy hour range from $ 2 Budweiser and Bud Lites on Mondays to $ 4 Blue Moon Draft and $ 4 mojitos on Fridays.
1719 G St. NO. Happy hour runs daily from noon to 8 p.m. with a limited selection on weekends.
CIRCA at Foggy Bottom
Right across from Foggy Bottom Metro Station, CIRCA is a slightly more upscale place to enjoy happy hour if you’re looking for a huge selection of dining options. The stylish and modern interior of the restaurant makes it an ideal place to impress your internship crush. The restaurant has a huge selection of small platters and flatbreads, each for $ 8 off the happy hour menu, with options like short-ribbed bulgogi lettuce wraps and wild mushroom flatbread. For drinks, you can expect $ 5 of draft beer, $ 7 of house wine, and a cocktail of the day for $ 8. Keep in mind that these prices are only offered at the bar and at high seats.
2221 I St. NO. Happy hour runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Duke’s grocery store
If you fancy a full meal but still want discounted drinks, Duke’s Grocery is an ideal choice. Located on Main Street of The Shops at 2000 Penn across from the Marvin Center, Duke’s Grocery has a longer happy hour than most places on campus, ranging from noon to 7 p.m. Duke’s has a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere and is decorated with pieces like a red phone booth to mimic a London pub. Discounted drinks include $ 6 draft and bottled beer, $ 6 house wine, and $ 6 alcoholic beverages.
2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NO. Happy hour runs from noon to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Located at the north end of campus, just east of Washington Circle, North Italia offers a selection of Italian themed drinks and snacks. Unlike other places on campus, pitchers and bottles are included in happy hour selections, making this a great place to bring a larger group. On the menu, you will find $ 5 for glasses of wine and $ 16 for bottles, $ 5 for glasses of red sangria and $ 20 for a pitcher, $ 5 for beers and a $ 10 “Sicilian” margarita. In addition to a la carte options like $ 5 zucchini chips and $ 10 meatballs, you can opt for a $ 28 pair of pizza, bruschetta, or cheese board with a bottle of wine.
2112 Pennsylvania Ave. NO. Happy hour runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar
On L Street, just one block west of the Farragut North metro station, Pisco y Nazca offers fresh Peruvian seafood dishes and high-quality Spanish drinks. The restaurant has a beach vibe and is decorated with colorful tiles and painted whites and blues that brighten up the space. On the happy hour menu, which is exclusive to drinks, you can choose from beers at $ 3 off the regular price, house alcoholic drinks at $ 6, sangrias at $ 6 (or pitchers at $ 24), house martinis at $ 7 and house cocktails at $ 7.50. If you want to pair your cocktails and beer with a few bites, the dinner menu has a long list of entrees like pulled pork tostones ($ 14) and fried yuca ($ 8) ranging from $ 7 to 18.50. $.
1823 L St. NO. Happy hour runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily.