Happy Hour at Firefly in Dupont Circle
Happy hour is a must in the city of Washington D.C. Many Washingtonians and suburbanites feel the need to experience the much needed after-work ritual.
Some of you, however, no longer appreciate the necessity that was once a major part of your lives. Surely, everyone has had to let off a little steam from the grinds of work before heading home. Many recall lasting memories such as meeting a new friend or lover (or two). The meeting at the happy hour spot is an American normalcy. We've found the best restaurant bars in the D.C. area.
Pizzeria Paradiso is a popular place if you want pizza.
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The Georgetown pizzeria has 15 taps and over 250 bottles from great selection of beers. The pizza runs between $12 and $18 dollars depending on the size, and the beer isn't costly either.
Rebellion is where you'll find a good BBQ shrimp and a shot bourbon.
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It's located on 18th St NW and features a list of spirits with over 250 types of bourbon and whisky. The food is traditional Southern; they're serving fried chicken, shrimp and grits, and barbecue ribs. Rebellion has also been credited with creating five unique tasty cocktails.
Firefly is a good choice for an after-work date.
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It's intimate and perfectly lit for people looking for something more personal. Located in New Hampshire Ave NW, Firefly's happy hour features a recommended Bee's Knees (gin, lemon, and honey) as well as a much desired Gold Rush (whiskey, ginger liquor, lemon). The fried chicken thigh is a great option as well.
It's a fact that many of the happiest moments in life are shared over spirits with friends and loved one. It's also a fact that Shakespeare used the term "Happy Hour" in Henry V.
Ghibellina is a great place for the socially challenged.
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The open window allows you to look out onto the busy 14th St. in NW Washington D.C. It's a great location to simply unwind and take in scenes. Pizza runs around $8 and the beer is less than that. It's an awesome warm day environment.
Eighteenth Street Lounge is an ideal place for an "anything goes" type of night.
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You walk in and the first thing you see is candlelit tables and adequate seating. It's the perfect setting for a small crowd of people. But look carefully and you'll see small sofas and personal nooks if the goal is to get a bit more intimate. Eigteenth Street Lounge is a converted townhouse that is comprised of five unique areas: the Gold Room, the Jazz Bar, the Main Room, the Studio Bar and the Deck Bar. You simply can't pass this one by.