Work, family and school can severely limit time with your girlfriends. One of the best ways to catch up and reconnect is with a night out on the town. Cocktail hour, a game of pool and a night at the piano bar are just a few of the activities waiting for you and your girlfriends in the nation’s capital.
Atomic Billiards 
3427 Connecticut Ave. N.W. 
Washington, DC 20008

Sometimes girls just want to have fun and Atomic Billiards is here to oblige. The Cleveland Park pool hall and bar has something extra on the menu for the ladies on Sundays- a free round of pool with any purchase. Just in case you aren’t a pool shark, this establishment also has shuffleboard and darts and drink specials every night of the week. Happy hour is daily from 4 to 8 p.m. and features $3 Miller and Bud Lights, $4 Fat Tire,Yuenglings and $4 rail cocktails. Game rates vary based on the time and day of the week.

LiLLies Restaurant & Bar
2915 Connecticut Ave. N,W. 
Washington, DC 20008 
(202) 450-4824

Lillies is a quaint little restaurant and bar and located in Woodley Park. Blonde wood and bright light welcome in diners along with a diverse menu of Italian, Greek and German dishes. Every Thursday Lillies offers ladies 50 percent off everything on the menu. Enjoy specialty cocktails like the “James Bond,” a martini made with gin, vodka and St. Germain or a refreshing limoncello margarita while lounging on the patio, or cooling your heels in the dining room. 

911 F St. N.W. 
Washington DC 20004
(202) 638-4663

Ultrabar is just like it sounds smooth, sleek and brimming with music by the hottest DJs. Ladies looking to head out to the club on a Saturday night are in luck at Ultrabar. From open to 12:30 a.m., ladies over 21 get in free and ladies 18 and over get reduced admission. Dance the night away to the best in top 40, house and international in Ultrabar’s four themed rooms.You and your girlfriends can also treat yourselves to bottle service for only $300 with the choice of Stoli, Bacardi and house Champagne. 

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Kabin Lounge
1337 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 810-2770

If you’re looking for the ultimate nightclub experience, book a table at Kabin Lounge. This Dupont Circle nightclub provides a VIP experience with great music, VIP tables and an intimate dance floor and price that isn’t out of this world. Every Thursday night Kabin welcomes the ladies with free admission and an open bar from 10 to 11 p.m.. Kabin also offers birthday and bachelorette packages or they can work with you to create an amazing custom package. 

Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar
172 Fleet St.
National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 602-2209

Nothing beats a night out like dinner and a show. Bobby McKey’s is a family owned restaurant and bar that features teams of dueling piano players that compete at the crowds urging, sometimes with the accompaniment of drummers, guitar players and the occasional fiddle. Book tickets for your group or upgrade to a party package with goodies like Jello shots, party favors and bottle service. Make sure you come early for one of the best happy hours in the harbor – 60 percent off all drink from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday. 

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