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Best Capitol Riverfront Happy Hours

The Capitol Riverfront is home to multiple breweries and a great places to find deals on after-work or pre-Nats game drinks and bar snacks. Find a curated draft beer collection on tap at The Big Stick, 2 for $7 tacos at Agua 301, discounted bulgogi sliders at Bon Chon, and many more excellent happy hour specials in the Capitol Riverfront.

Scarlet Oak – The contemporary American restaurant and bar offers happy hour specials Monday through Friday 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm including $4 drafts, $5 select wines, and $6 rail drinks; as well as $5 pizzas on Tuesdays, 1/2 off wine bottles on Wednesday, and all-night specials on Thursday.  909 New Jersey Avenue, SE

The Big Stick – On weekdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, The Big Stick offers $2 off a finely curated selection of draft beers like Oregon’s Deschutes Back Beer Porter and DC’s Hellbender Brewing. Happy hours at The Big Stick includes $2 off rail drinks and wine and a delicious menu of “big sticks” including half smokes, brats, and chorizo.  20 M Street, SE

Bluejacket Brewery – Even without a happy hour, Bluejacket Brewery is one of the best deals in the neighborhood. With a selection of 20 draft beers and cask ales brewed on-site at Bluejacket, the brewery offers discounted 4 ounce pours of all beers, so you can always try something new before committing to a pint.  300 Tingey Street, SE

Agua 301 – Features happy hour food (weekdays) and drink specials (daily) 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm, including $5 draft beers, $6 wines, $7 margaritas and sangria, 2 for $7 tacos, and more.  301 Water Street, SE

Osteria Morini – DC’s best Italian restaurant just got better on the weekdays. Every weekday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, sip $8 specialty cocktails, $6 Peroni on draft, and $7 select wines; or share $20 wine bottles at Osteria Morini.  301 Water Street, SE

Bonchon Chicken – Happy hour at this Asian fusion restaurant and bar is Monday through Friday 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm with discounts on draught and bottled beers, bulgogi sliders, seasoned fries, and potstickers.  1015 Half Street, SE

Due South – Monday through Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, the Capitol Riverfront’s newest Southern food destination features $2 off drafts, $5 house wines, and $6 rail drinks.  301 Water Street, SE

District Winery – Enjoy happy hour with a flair at District Winery every weeknight from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, featuring $7 wines by the glass, $10 cocktails and $5 beers. 385 Water St, SE

Stadium Sports Bar & Smokehouse – This popular sports bar offers happy hour Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, featuring $8 appetizers, $5 rail liqours, $5 draft beers, $5 wines and $5-$6 bottled beers.  300 Tingey St, SE

Atlas Brew Works – Visit this bustling brewery and tap room on weekdays from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm and choose from over a dozen types of seasonal beers. Happy hours at Atlas feature $5 a pint.  1201 Half St, SE