The 6 Best Bars Near Georgetown, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

Had a long day? These are our favorite Georgetown bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. After careful analysis of top articles and review sites, we know these are the best bars in Georgetown. Head to these watering holes for great live music, darts and strong drinks!

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Bar, WashingtonBarWashington, Georgetown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5


Cocktail Bar, $$, WashingtonCocktail Bar, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Church Hall

Bar, $$, WashingtonBar, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    12 of DC’s Top Sports Bars for Watching the Big Game

    Thrillist, 2022

If you travel further


Bar, $$$, ArlingtonBar, $$$Arlington, North Rosslyn
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

McClellan's Retreat

Bar, $$, WashingtonBar, $$Washington, Kalorama
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Washington's Kalorama neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2020

Slate Wine Bar

Wine Bar, $$, WashingtonWine Bar, $$Washington, Glover Park
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We pored over ratings for 16302 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Washington and 518 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Thrillist and Hoodline had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Thrillist - 12 of DC’s Top Sports Bars for Watching the Big Game and Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Washington's Kalorama neighborhood. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.


Fitzgerald's and Church Hall are bars with a happy hour in Georgetown.

Fitzgerald's, CUT Above, and Church Hall are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Georgetown.

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