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Dirty Martini DC

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1223 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Jefferson PL)
+1 202-503-2640
11:30 - 03:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 14:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 02:00
Fri 11:30 - 03:00
Sat 14:00 - 03:00
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Gurgaon, India
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160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Office goers unwind before heading home. 30 people on a Thursday evening, so this is popular with the locals. Had to try their eponymous drink. It hit me pretty quickly. Michael's Mule that my wife had was potent. Big pegs. Unlike the drinks, the food during happy hours wasn't particularly satisfying. The prosciutto pizza came without the promised figs and... More 

Thank Avijit R
Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for a cocktail after wandering around Washington. It was happy hour, so very cheap, but there's nothing cheap about the cocktail you get, nor the service or fitout if this place. We then had some snacks, also on the happy hour (or 4 hours) menu. We had wings and chicken skewers, very good. Everything was great, nothing... More 

Thank Paul W
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Great specialty drinks at reasonable prices. It was fun to sit outside near the sidewalk in the early evening. We were staying in Dupont Circle, so was an easy walk back a few blocks to the Mariott Courtyard. This a great place to meet up with friends for a specialty martini!

Thank 4mukluks
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of visits here. Good cocktails and reasonably priced, especially at Happy Hour. A reasonable choice of food at reasonable prices. Friendly service. Busy place in the evening.

Thank Steven B
Magnolia, Kentucky
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Having a couple of hours before a 7:30 dinner reservation, we stopped here with friends looking for good drinks and a quiet place to talk and catch up. We were pleasantly surprised when we walked in - there were some high top tables that were perfect for the 5 of us to sit and we were told by the waiter... More 

Thank CraigMacie
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends came here on a Saturday night for my friends bachelorette party. We called ahead to make reservations and to comfirm how we would pay for the bill. They agreed we can do seperate checks and also split the brides bill with no problem at all.. When we get there. No one has any idea of any... More 

Thank Keisha G
Newcastle upon Tyne
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78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We ordered the signature Dirty Martini for four and when it came it started ok but became more salty as you drank. We couldn't actually finish them. as I was with a cocktail barista we decided they had been made wrongly and gave them the benefit of the doubt. Lovely staff, food and atmosphere. Would go back

Thank magpie_travels
Arlington, Virginia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

I went here for my friend's going away party. Centrally located around Dupont Circle, it could not be more convenient. However, the food is over priced, and the service was mediocre at best. I have been with large parties before, each of us requesting different checks, but have never been assigned a number to offer my server upon making any... More 

Thank Felice F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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109 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

This bar is a pretty cool place in dupont , they have many martinis to chose from and a good assortment of beers. It's a good place to lounge at early in the night before hitting up dupont.

Thank gdgraph
Seoul, South Korea
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

went there during the happy hour. the atmosphere is very nice and cozy. not that loud like other bar and more luxurious. I recommend its Newton's apple coctail and Red panda shot. they are really good. wings are vegi pizza are also good!

Thank lsy3077

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
14:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
    (Jefferson PL)
  • Public Transportation: By bus: L2,42,L4 the Connecticut avenue corridor. By Metro (subway): Red Line Farragut North and Dupont Circle Stops Orange Line Farragut West Stop
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-503-2640

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?