The 11 Best New Bars in Washington, D.C.: Fall 2017
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The 11 Best New Bars in Washington, D.C.: Fall 2017

It's boom times for booze in the nation’s capital. The lineup of great bars just keeps on growing, with exciting new spots opening up all over the District, from rowdy distillery bars to low-key neighborhood hangouts. These are the 11 new bars to know next time you’re feeling thirsty in Washington, D.C.—Jake Emen

*Bars are listed in alphabetical order.

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1.  Addendum

The always-bustling Eighteenth Street Lounge, a music venue and nightclub known throughout the District as ESL, has received a major cocktail…
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Chicken + Whiskey

2.  Chicken + Whiskey

Chicken and whiskey are together at last. What else do you need to know? Up front, you’ll find quick-service South American…
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3.  Colada Shop

Colada Shop opened its second outpost, and first in the city, this February. The all-day spot will jump-start your morning with…
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4.  Cotton & Reed

Cotton & Reed, a new rum distillery located in the Union Market district of northeast D.C., is quickly becoming the It…
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Five to One

5.  Five to One

Trevor Frye has been a staple of the D.C. bar community for years, so when it came time for him to…
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6.  Franklin Hall

Located in the trendy Manhattan Laundry building, Franklin Hall is already a bustling drinking destination, whether for large groups or rowdy…
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7.  The Good Silver

Locals are excited about this new bar from the team behind Ivy and Coney. The Good Silver has a bit of…
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8.  Hill Prince

This H Street neighborhood hangout has good drinks, friendly people and none of that pinky-in-the-air pretense you find at stuffy cocktail…
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9.  Maxwell

Local sommelier Brent Kroll now has his own wine bar where he’s allowed to geek out. And that’s a good thing.…
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10.  Rosario

An Italian restaurant in Adams Morgan, Rosario offers hearty, satisfying Italian fare with plenty of good things to drink to wash…
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11.  Truxton Inn

Bloomingdale's Truxton Inn wears the lived-in look of a lounge from a bygone era in the best way possible. Evoking the…
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