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The 15 Best Bars Near Dupont Circle, Washington

Updated: September 6, 2022

Had a long day? These are our favorite Dupont Circle bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Dupont Circle. Grab your crew and get to these great watering holes for craft beer, bar snacks and a good time!

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Duke's Grocery

Pub, $$, Dupont CirclePub, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Across The Pond

Pub, $$, Dupont CirclePub, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Commodore

Bar, $$, Dupont CircleBar, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Rooftop

Bar, $$$, Dupont CircleBar, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
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Doyle Bar

Bar, $$$, Dupont CircleBar, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Gazuza Lounge

Hookah Bar, $$, Dupont CircleHookah Bar, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 3.0

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Service Bar

Bar, $$, ShawBar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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ChurchKey

Bar, $$, Logan CircleBar, $$Washington, Logan Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Tiny Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar, $$, ShawTiki Bar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
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Jane Jane

Bar, $$, Logan CircleBar, $$Washington, Logan Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0
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Allegory

Bar, DowntownBarWashington, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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600 T

Cocktail Bar, $$, ShawCocktail Bar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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The Mirror

Cocktail Bar, $$, DowntownCocktail Bar, $$Washington, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Round Robin Bar

Bar, $$$, DowntownBar, $$$Washington, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5
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Left Door

Cocktail Bar, $$$, ShawCocktail Bar, $$$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 16302 Washington restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Washington restaurant reviews, and 518 lists and articles – looking closely at what Infatuation, TimeOut and Thrillist had to say – and applied our boam magic. Don’t bother looking for Infatuation - The Best Georgetown Restaurants And Bars, TimeOut - The 18 best bars in DC for all types of drinkers and Thrillist - The Absolute Best Bars in Washington, DC Right Nowwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Board Room, The Commodore, and The Rooftop are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Dupont Circle.

Board Room, The Commodore, and The Rooftop are bars with a happy hour in Dupont Circle.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Dupont Circle can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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