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The Ugly Mug

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723 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
(202) 547-UGLY
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good26%
  • Average42%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
Aug 5, 2018
“Nice place for food, plus Paint Note!”
May 5, 2018
“Very good place ”
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American, Bar
723 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Came to this upstairs restaurant for dinner prior to a Paint Nite event. I chose the 'Great Schnitzel', a panko-breaded chicken breast sandwich that was excellent, paired with a draft beer My companions had a margarita flatbread and the 'OG Club', all excellent, too. The...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We sat outside and had a great time. Service was incredible. We had the only DC waiter that was actually from DC! Burgers were good. Beer was cold. Overall, a nice place to go people watch and grab a bite to eat.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to have a lunch and some beers ! A large choice of drinks and the service is really good !

1  Thank Michaël R
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Came here around midnight on a Satuday to watch basketball and snack on some bar food. Ambience-wise, it fit the bill - tons of TV's and a great food and drink selection. The only place this bar fell short was the service. We arrived and...More

Thank Dara Joan D
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Good pub grub, a decent selection of beers on tap when combined with a relaxed atmosphere and a genial bar staff = win.

Thank John R
Reviewed February 13, 2017

If you need a place to gather with a small group of friends this is the place. Karaoke night is a big hit. A good bar with good bar food.

Thank IDDC
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Great dive to stop and get a few cheap beers, watch a game, and catch up with friends without having to get dressed up. We got a few appetizers which weren't impressive, I wouldn't eat there again.

Thank SaraK987
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Went with a groups of buddies before a Nats game. The free shuttle was cool to the game. Laid back atmosphere, beers were $5-6 and had a special for $6 Jack n Cokes. The restroom had a broken toilet so the place kind of stunk...More

Thank Jake F
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This bar/pub is just down the street from the Marine Corps Barracks- Washington. It was in an utter state of disrepair. Seats and tables falling apart, bathroom doors don't close. The food was terrible, and appetizers came out at the same time as main courses....More

Thank Katilurn
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Cool, chill spot if you can catch it when there aren't a bunch of people crowding/standing around the bar, with a ton of open seating. That way you could just walk up and order a drink, not having to wait for someone to serve you....More

Thank crosscountry10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: (202) 547-UGLY
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