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Georgetown Bars and Entertainment Venues - Washington DC

A Guide to Georgetown Bars and Nightlife


Georgetown has a variety of bars and is known as one of Washington DC’s best destinations for dining and nightlife. You’ll find everything from singles hotspots to romantic wine bars to lively collegiate gathering places. Here is a guide to the bars and entertainment venues in Georgetown. (Listed in alphabetical order)

Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC. Located in the heart of Georgetown, this jazz supper club is the oldest continuing club in the country. Internationally renowned artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington Jr., and Ramsey Lewis, have played here.

Chadwick's - Georgetown

3205 K Street NW, Washington DC. Chadwicks is a casual restaurant and bar in Georgetown that has been a neighborhood hangout since 1967. With its location on K Street it does not get as crowded as many of the places that get a lot of foot traffic.

Clyde's of Georgetown

3236 M Street, NW, Washington, DC. Clyde's first restaurant opened in Georgetown in 1963. Since then, the restaurant group has expanded and opened many other locations around the region. The Georgetown restaurant and bar is a busy gathering place with casual food and drink.

Garrett's - Georgetown

3003 M Street NW, Washington, DC. The casual restaurant and bar in Georgetown offers daily drink specials and reasonably prices soups, salads, sandwiches, etc.

Gypsy Sallys

3401 K Street, NW Washington DC. (202) 333-7700. Located under the Whitehurst Freeway in Georgetown, the music venue features local, regional and national performers.

J Paul's

3218 M Street NW, Washington, DC. J Pau''s is an "American Dining Saloon," a local favorite in Georgetown with good food and drink in a historic setting.


3315 Cady's Alley NW (between 33rd and 34th off of M Street) Washington, DC. The upscale bar and lounge is open only in the evening and caters to a sophisticated crowd.

Martin's Tavern

1264 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC. The historic family owned restaurant and bar is a Georgetown institution that dates back to 1933.


2404 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC. The Latin inspired restaurant and lounge is open for dinner (sushi) and happy hour nightly.

Mie N Yu

3125 M Street, NW, Washington, DC. Mie N Yu offers a global menu and an exotic ambiance specializing in Asian, International Fusion and Seafood. The lounge features DJ music Thursdays-Saturday and belly dancers on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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