This H Street neighborhood hangout has good drinks, friendly people and none of that pinky-in-the-air pretense you find at stuffy cocktail bars. The drinks are all priced at $10 or below—no easy feat in this town—with a list of classics, along with a seasonal punch and a daily bartender’s choice Boilermaker special. There’s also a tightly curated list of beer, wine and sipping-worthy spirits, with light snacks coming from assorted H Street partners.
THE DRINK TO DRINK: A precisely made Daiquiri that straddles the line between classic and Hemingway, with Flor de Caña rum, maraschino liqueur and fresh lime juice.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: The bar uses aquafaba in place of egg white, offering vegan-friendly cocktails but also what they believe is a better end result.