If you’re looking for a place to drink in Georgetown that isn’t full of Hoya Saxa bros, The Sovereign is your spot. It’s a Belgian pub with medieval-style chandeliers, long wooden tables, and a general Game of Thrones feel. The beer list is massive, with around 50 Belgian options on draft and hundreds of other bottles available. Food options like charcuterie, mussels, and frites are all ideal for sharing with one other person or a group. Post up at one of the high-top tables, and move to a booth if you decide you want a full meal.
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Martin's is one of the oldest restaurants in Georgetown. And while the American/pub food is fine, you're really here for the history lesson.
Blues Alley is a hidden bar off of Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown with live music almost every night of the week.
Thomas Sweet Ice Cream Co.
Thomas Sweet in Georgetown is one of the most classic ice cream spots in DC for good reason. Get a dipped cone.
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Dacha Beer Garden
Dacha is a beer garden in Shaw and one of our favorite places to spend an afternoon day drinking.
Churchkey is a reliable spot around Logan Circle for good beer and some light bites. If you’re with a group, be prepared to stand.
Sotto is one of the more low-key bars around 14th Street, and the live jazz and good cocktails make it a good place to end the night.
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El Centro D.F. Georgetown
When you’re more concerned about having a good time than eating authentic Mexican food, head to El Centro D.F. in Georgetown.
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