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Eighteenth Street Lounge

Closed Now: 5:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 5:30 PM - 2:00 AM
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Cool Bar

Really cool bar in a multi-story dwelling on eighteenth street just south of DuPont Circle in DC... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
McKinney, Texas
via mobile
Fun Diverse Place to Party

Went on a midweek whim around midnight. Band playing in one area (who were great!), indoor bar... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Jan 7, 2019
“Club Terrible.”
Oct 9, 2018
“Cool Bar”
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Hours Today: 5:30 PM - 2:00 AM
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1212 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2536
Dupont Circle
+1 202-466-3922
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Worst place in DC! Please DONT waste your time. I planned a birthday here and from the very beginning, the front door man, whom claimed to be the manager was rude and demeaning. When the other door guy came, he began to yell profusely. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank adamhab
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Really cool bar in a multi-story dwelling on eighteenth street just south of DuPont Circle in DC. The outdoor patio bar was very cool and the music was good for dancing. A little slow because it was a Tuesday night. Fair price for drinks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RCollins67
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Went on a midweek whim around midnight. Band playing in one area (who were great!), indoor bar area with a decent DJ and outdoor/ roof area with some decent current tunes. Fun place to explore and move about as the mood takes you. Good fun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TomS5195
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Now this place was really cool and I'm planning on coming back on Thursday for salsa dancing. Multiple floors, different music choices, variety of people: younger, older, alternative. Loved it.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Matthew L
Reviewed March 11, 2018

An amazing night club with 4-5 bars and different music... With a smokers area inside and a live DJ, you can experience different nights in one. Very fancy with interesting people.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank juliancolombo2
Reviewed December 16, 2017

I was fortunate enough to get on the guest list for this place and my girl and I weren't disappointed. We went a little earlt because they were offering a No Cover before 11 promotion. Walking through the maze created by people and atmosphere was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dirk M
Reviewed October 24, 2017

The decor inside was beautiful and the music in all rooms was fabulous. The staff was friendly and the drinks were well crafted. We has a blast on our mini vacation. Something different from the night life in Atlanta

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Yuanda B
Reviewed August 3, 2017

18th St Lounge is a longstanding chill-out spot for locals. Home to Thievery Corporation folks, this multi-room, multi-level club has a variety of scenes within the same bar to suit different moods. The first room with cozy couches and chairs, dark and cool and romantic....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by ESL with coworkers for while in DC for a conference. Loved the vibe that his place puts off. Drinks were great and the live music was excellent. Will be back again when in town for work.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TheLegendBlake
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times on the weekends on a late night. It's a very cute, quaint place and is very laid back. There's a lot of space and various areas to explore. The main bar can get pretty busy and I would recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Melanie M
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