Dupont Circle is a popular destination for nightlife in Washington, DC. There is something for everyone in this eclectic neighborhood. Here is a guide to Dupont Circle bars and nightclubs, ranging from casual restaurants and dive bars to lively dance clubs.
Andalu1214 18th St., NW Washington, DC (202) 785-2922. The Moroccan-themed bar in Dupont Circle features DJ music. At times live musicians play along with the DJ.
1315 16th St. NW, Washington, DC (202) 232-8000. This sleek bar/lounge in Dupont Circle is known for its stylish décor and great cocktails.
1345 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC (202) 785-2333. A great place for beer lovers, the Dupont Circle hangout offers 27 varieties of beer on tap.
1330 19th St., NW Washington, DC (202) 331-7665. Buffalo Billiards is a pool lounge in Dupont Circle offering a variety of beers on tap and a menu of typical bar foods.
1343 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC (202) 530-8844. The two-level Latin lounge in Dupont Circle features salsa and international music. Flemenco dancers perform on Monday nights.
Cobalt Nightclub1639 R St. NW Washington, DC (202)462-6569. The gay bar and lounge, located in Washington, DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood, offers a classy martini bar on the first floor and a dance club on the second floor.
1212 18th St, Washington, DC 20036. (202)466-3922. This is one of the hottest night spots in DC and one of the most exclusive. You have to dress appropriately to get in the door. The club is a restored mansion that was once the home of Teddy Roosevelt. It is a classy place with fireplaces, high ceilings and a dance floor.
1805 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC (202) 797-1122. The upscale lounge in Dupont Circle attracts a laid back gay and lesbian crowd.
1802 Jefferson Pl., NW Washington, DC 20036 (202) 828-4433. The airplane-themed lounge is one of the more unique Dupont Circle nightlife venues. Music is a blend of hip hop, rock, funk, soul, pop and retro.