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H Street - Washington, DC - Restaurants, Nightclubs and Entertainment


The H Street Corridor in NE Washington, DC is a neighborhood in transition. The revival of this neighborhood was kicked-off with the opening of the Atlas Performing Arts Center, an art-deco 1930s movie theater that was converted into an arts complex with multiple theaters and dance spaces. The vibrant community along H Street is developing into an arts and entertainment district and it's a neighborhood to keep an eye on! Here's an alphabetical guide to the restaurants, nightclubs and entertainment venues on H Street:

The Argonaut Tavern

1433 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 397-1416.
The nautical-themed tavern offers casual dining and a variety of music on the Jukebox. The upper level bar is a cozy spot to hang out, play some pool and enjoy DJ music.

Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 399-7993.
The renovated 1938 art deco movie house has four theaters, three dance studios, production and rehearsal spaces. The Atlas is home to a diverse group of local arts organizations that offer dance, drama, and theater arts education programs to the public.

Church and State

1236 H Street, NE Washington DC (202) 399-2323>
The American bar and lounge, located on H Street, offers a variety of food and drink. It is open Wednesday through Saturday evenings only.


401 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 675-2066.
The authentic Ethiopian restaurant features meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian dishes. Located on the quiet end of H Street near Union Station.

Granville Moore's Gastropub

1238 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 399-BLGM (2546).
The Gastropub specialties are mussels and Belgian Beer. The menu also includes sandwiches, steaks, seafood, salads, soups and appetizers.

H Street Country Club

1335 H Street NE, Washington DC (202) 399-HSCC (4722).
The restaurant features fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine against the backdrop of décor that pokes fun at the country club theme. Two floors offer multiple experiences under one roof – from the bar downstairs, to the upstairs dining room and even an indoor miniature golf course featuring a replica of the Washington Monument.

HR-57 Center for the Preservation of Jazz Blues

1007 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 253-0044.
The music cultural center provides weekly and special performances showcasing new talent. It provides a place where aspiring musicians gather to learn the history and cultures of the genres of jazz and blues.

The Queen Vic

1206 H Street. NE Washington DC (202) 396-2001.
The British pub offers daily food specials of traditional fare as well as a variety of Britain's favourite ales, stouts, ciders, bitters and lagers on tap.

RedRocks Neapolitan Bistro

1348 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 621-7300.
The restaurant specializes in gourmet pizza. There are additional locations in Columbia Heights, Arlington and Old Town Alexandria.

Rock and Roll Hotel

1353 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 388-7625.
This large nightclub in the H Street corridor features live music, several bars and "hotel" themed rooms. A variety of music is performed on Wednesday through Saturday nights. Tickets are available in advance.

Twelve DC Restaurant & Lounge

1123 H Street, NE Washington DC (202) 398-2655.
The American restaurant offers a variety of live entertainment including Neo Soul, Rock, Reggae, R&B, Indie-Rock and Hip Hop.

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