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The 12 Best Bars In Shaw, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

Need a drink? These are our favorite cocktail, champagne, and dive bars in Shaw. We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best bars in Shaw. Drop-in on the pubs for tasty bar snacks, jugs of frozen wine slushy, and an all-round good time.

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Service Bar

Bar, $$, ShawBar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Bars in Washington, DC Right Now

    Thrillist, 2022
  • TimeOut, 2017

    The 15 best cocktail bars in DC

    TimeOut, 2017

Tiny Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar, $$, ShawTiki Bar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Bars in Washington, DC Right Now

    Thrillist, 2022

600 T

Cocktail Bar, $$, ShawCocktail Bar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2021

    How to Get Into DC’s Best Speakeasies and Hidden Bars

    Thrillist, 2021

Left Door

Cocktail Bar, $$$, ShawCocktail Bar, $$$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

    How to Get Into DC’s Best Speakeasies and Hidden Bars

    Thrillist, 2021
  • TimeOut, 2017

    The 15 best cocktail bars in DC

    TimeOut, 2017

Barkada Wine Bar

Wine Bar, $$, ShawWine Bar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

La Jambe

Wine Bar, $$, ShawWine Bar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Hanumanh

Bar, ShawBarWashington, Shaw
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 3 coolest new bars to check out in Washington

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Are these trending Washington restaurants on your radar?

    Hoodline, 2019

SALAZAR

Bar, ShawBarWashington, Shaw
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

The Passenger

Bar, $$, ShawBar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Jake's Tavern

Bar, ShawBarWashington, Shaw
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Harlot DC

Bar, $$, ShawBar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 3.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Are these trending Washington restaurants on your radar?

    Hoodline, 2020

American Ice Company

Bar, $$, ShawBar, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 16302 Washington restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Washington restaurant reviews, and 518 lists and articles – looking closely at what TimeOut, Thrillist and Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in TimeOut - The 15 best cocktail bars in DC, Thrillist - How to Get Into DC’s Best Speakeasies and Hidden Bars and Hoodline - Are these trending Washington restaurants on your radar?. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Service Bar, SALAZAR, and Vivid Lounge are bars with a happy hour in Shaw.

Service Bar, SALAZAR, and All Souls Bar are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Shaw.

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