There are plenty of places to party it up with your pals around D.C. If you’re looking for a place that offers special deals for the ladies, including free admission and drink specials, then check out this list of the best bars with ladies’ night in D.C. and get the party started right.
1223 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Don’t let the name fool you. With its eclectic decor, mood lighting and Moulin Rouge feel, Dirty Bar is anything but dirty. Grab your besties and dance the night away or head to the 3,000-square-foot deck and enjoy a drink outside. The full-service bar also features a larger-than-life bird cage and swing, luxurious VIP service and two 52-inch televisions. Ladies get in for free before midnight on Saturdays. Enjoy drink specials including fireball shots for $6. Hookahs and bottle service are also available. Dress fashionable. Doors open at 10.
Cities Restaurant and Lounge
919 19th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
For a more upscale night on the town, check out Cities where you will find meticulously crafted menus, a stylish dining area and lounge and a modern full-service bar. Tuesday nights feature ladies-only specials including $5 apple and house martinis, $6 Skinny cocktails and $7 Cities champagne. Nosh on tasty appetizers such as mussels, southwestern flatbread and sushi for $7, or wrap up the evening with a delicious dessert like the dulce de leche crepe or chocolate mousse. Cities also features happy hour specials Monday through Friday from noon to 7 p.m. Menu items include carne assada, seafood linguini, butternut squash soup and tiramisu.
649 New York Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
With its sexy vibes, candlelit nooks and refined decor, Lux Lounge is the ultimate ladies’ night getaway. There’s something for everyone in this four-level full-service bar with different types of music playing on each floor. Friday night features ladies’ night specials including free admission all night. Reserve a table in the semi-private VIP section and enjoy bottle service by your own cocktail waitress. Other specials include open bar Saturdays from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. and parties hosted by celebrities such as Karlie Redd from VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta.” Dress fashionably.
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911 F St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
Explore five distinctive floors, state-of-the-art lighting and awesome sound systems at Ultrabar, a chic destination for your ladies’ night fun. Dance underneath elegant chandeliers on the first floor or head to the Bedroom where you will find mod decor including lighted tiles and a stainless steel bar. Saturday night is ladies’ night with specials including free admission all night long for ladies age 21 and up and reduced admission for ladies age 18 and up. Ultrabar features a variety of music tastes including hip-hop, house, top 40, international and South American. Other special events include themed parties, special guests including well-known DJs and live entertainment.
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