Have a Drink in Downtown DC
After a long day of lobbying, consulting, deal-closing or convention-going, a stiff drink is probably on your mind. We get it. Luckily for you, the city of Washington – especially in recent years – has seen an incredible influx of completely unique, world-class drinking establishments. Whether you’re in the mood for a local microbrew or an expertly-crafted cocktail, skip the hotel bar and start a tab at one of these downtown DC destinations – all conveniently located near the city’s convention center.
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For a more intimate experience, weave through the patrons happily sipping their thyme rickies and planter’s punches, and push open the closed door at the back of the bar. Here, you’ll find the exclusive Columbia Room – a 10-seat, reservation-only offshoot of The Passenger. Honored as one of Food & Wine's 50 Best Bars in America and GQ's 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America, Columbia Room is open Tuesday-Saturday and features a drink tasting menu that includes an opening drink, a seasonal drink paired with an amuse bouche and a third drink tailored to your preferences by their stellar bartenders. Cheers to that!
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