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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Late Night, Drinks
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just amazing cocktails and an amazing experience. A great night out whether a local or vacationer. The seating can be intimate so make sure to take someone that you like. The complimentary welcome cocktail is a great start to the night and all the staff...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mrsswassow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool stylish bar - good people watching and nice vibe. Good place to hit on a weekend as part of a larger plan for the evening. Definitely get the drink flight - you’ll be blown away by the cocktails and presentation. Servers and bartenders are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NickRyanDC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I, as my partner, am an admirer and follower of José. I had been to Minibar, years ago, with my daughter, when my partner suggested Barmini as a Christmas gift, I was happy and enthusiastic. The place is elegant in a cool way. And service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gabrielave27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to Barmini to celebrate his birthday--and we had a glorious time. We opted for their cocktail flight, which was both unique and delicious. It was a neat way to mix up "going out for drinks" -- just be sure to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mollyedw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! Fun place to go after dinner in the city. Drinks are creative. Celebrated a birthday, everyone had a great time!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank suebartl
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I've done both a la carte and the full tasting menu of cocktails. Both are great. The presentation is gorgeous, and for DC cocktail prices, this really isnt crazy. The several course drink menu was fun, but I think its one of those things I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lyndsnoelle
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Went to Barmini for my wife’s birthday and it was a wonderful experience. The price is steep and reservations fill up very quickly but very worth the price and time. All of the drinks were timed correctly and the bartender was helpful in describing what...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jordanh327
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Barmini is a necessary part of our annual trip to Washington, D.C. Barmini is an adventure in enjoying eclective beverages in a fun and unique setting, served by a knowledgeable gentleman (Aaron). It's fun. It's delicious. It's memorable. If you haven't enjoyed Barmini, do it...soon!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank randyb609
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

First, every drink that we tried was amazing in its own way. You can pick your drink based on the alcohol you want it mixed with. The prices are reasonable for a place like this, in which you may average 12-15 for each drink. It...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank familytravels939
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Creative cocktails, a hip environment, great music, beautiful people, excellent service, this place checks all of the boxes and is one of my favorite bars in D.C.

Date of visit: February 2018
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September 22, 2018|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
We sat at the bar and our bartender was great really helpful at recommending cocktails for us.
Keyanna C
June 30, 2018|
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Response from disereed2018 | Reviewed this property |
ive seen people walk in at the early 5:30 time slot. i wouldnt recommend it though. youre taking a chance doing that
January 27, 2018|
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Response from hoodymae27 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can order the flight as a single person - we paid our fee per person, not as a package.
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