Slow Boat Tavern is a dog-friendly beer bar that seems like it was opened by someone who knows their sht but left the decor to someone who doesn’t - and that’s fine by us. There are peanut shells on the floor, dollar bills thumbtacked to the ceiling, and a neon sign that says “Fck Yelp,” that tints the whole bar dark pink. The tables are made from repurposed arcade games, and the beers range from a $3 Rainier to ones whose names look like what happens when you press a bunch of keys on the keyboard (such as “Hofbrouwerijke,” which yes, we know is also Dutch). Slow Boat is calm even on a Friday night , so it’s a prime location for more conversational evenings. And peanut-eating.
More spots in Hillman CitySee more
Delish Ethiopian Cuisine
Delish is a terrific Ethiopian restaurant in Hillman City that’s open late on the weekends.
Suggested by our writers
When you want a theme bar kind of night, go to Unicorn in Capitol Hill. You’ll find corndogs, arcade games, and a long list of crazy cocktails.
Sisters And Brothers
Sisters & Brothers is a dive bar in Georgetown with Pac-Man and Nashville-style hot fried chicken.
The Pine Box
The Pine Box is a bar in an old mortuary, and it’s great. Come for a casual weeknight dinner or drink.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more