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“Off The Record is a cool DC conservative bar with lots of history.”
Review of Off The Record

Off The Record
Ranked #32 of 3,916 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Off The Record is a nice find for a quick meal. The sliders were the best. It's political with it's dark, conservative, stuffy, historical atmosphere, the perfect place for a first timer to DC. Gets you into the mood.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Thank Hawaiian555
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

You need to get here early in the evening if you want to sit at a table or at the bar. There is a real buzz and many in depth meetings going on - very interesting! Great political pictures around the walls. You can eat here as well as drink and if yu just want a cup of tea that is available too.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Colliedog58
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Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Was in DC on business and met friend at Off the Record for cocktails. The place offers a unique decor and atmosphere. It is stunning inside, yet very quant and almost like a secret hideout. I had the best martini of my life there. Highly recommend it to anyone visiting D.C. as it is worth seeing and experiencing.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Robin B
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

It's a small bar in the basement of the Hay Adams. It's a dark room with red velvet decor & big plush chairs. They have great political caricatures on the walls & funny coasters.

We went for drinks & they brought us some snacks (nuts, peas, olives). The food on the table next to us looked delicious, charcuterie plate.

There was a group playing board games at one table. It's a great place for a date or to just chill out in. I had a bourbon & just chilled out. It was the perfect atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Alooohatravel
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

This bar is a perfect option, anytime of the day. The staff is helpful and professional, and the menu is interesting, especially when you don't feel like having a three course meal. According to the time of the day, the clientele varies, but it is always proper. As it is a |basement|, there is a door to leave the place, but you have to get into Off the Record using the main hotel entrance: a hidden superb guarantee.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Thank StellaPilar
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