So Long Iron Horse Tap Room, Long (?) Live Boardwalk in Penn Quarter

The Boardwalk, 507 7th St. NW (at E St), M-F open at 4p, Sat-Sun 2pish, HH 4-7p M-F Sat-Sun 2-5p, Twitter, website (est. 2019) Iron Horse Tap Room, the biker-themed Penn Quarter spot with games and a solid beer list, unceremoniously closed on Saturday October 26th, two months shy of a full decade in operation.The … Continue reading So Long Iron Horse Tap Room, Long (?) Live Boardwalk in Penn Quarter

Philly Transplant Misconduct Tavern Coming to Penn Quarter

Misconduct Tavern is coming to Penn Quarter [707 G St. NW, website, Facebook, Twitter]. The nautical-themed spot currently has two locations in downtown Philadelphia and is taking over the Redline (and short-lived 10 Tavern) prime space right across from the Capital One Area. The bar will apparently be an upscale sports bar with craft beer, solid … Continue reading Philly Transplant Misconduct Tavern Coming to Penn Quarter

Penny Whisky Bar Opens in Chinatown

[Edit: Apparently as of January 4th, 2019, Penny Whisky Bar had closed and new management (building owner and grandson) had renamed the spot bar618 with similar menu as before. Penny Whisky Bar [Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, 618 H St.  NW, open at 3p everyday] quietly opened in late May (with grand opening June 1st) in the heart … Continue reading Penny Whisky Bar Opens in Chinatown

Redline

Redline, website, Facebook, Twitter,  707 G St. NW, opens at 11a everyday except Sun. (10a), HH 4-7p M-F, Distance to Verizon Center: 400 feet (Brought to you by DC Sports Nexus), est. 2010 [Post, WCP, Zagat, In a DC Minute, Yelp] Overlooking the Verizon Center, Redline satisfies those looking for both a sports bar and a loungey atmosphere. Dubbed a “Gastrolounge/Bar,” this is a … Continue reading Redline

R.F.D. Washington

R.F.D. Washington, website, Facebook, Twitter, 810 7th St. NW (7th & H), opens at 11a everyday, HH 3-8p everyday, Distance to Verizon Center: 900 feet (Brought to you by DC Sports Nexus), est. 2003 [Yelp, WaPo, Tripadvisor, Beeradvocate] Although Penn Quarter/Chinatown has a ton of bars, a handful of which are solid, and I live a mile away and work 5 blocks … Continue reading R.F.D. Washington