Best Monday Night Specials In Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2015 8:00 AM

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Mondays have always been a dreaded day of the week. To change this, here is a compilation of five great Monday night specials at local restaurants in the D.C. area. Each one of these specials will save you money and bring some excitement to your Monday evening. Who knows, after you check these places out Monday may become your favorite day of the week!

Grilled Cheese D.C.
1730 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 393-4232

Grilled Cheese D.C. is the area’s premier grilled cheese bar, with no less than eight types of grilled cheese sandwiches. They also have an extensive beer, wine and cocktail menu. On Mondays, they offer happy hour all night long, which includes $2 off of all glasses of wine, beer, and cocktails. Plus, the restaurant offers 25 percent off of all shared plates, such as different cheese boards, a hearty blue cheese salad, tater tots, and more.

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Flight Wine Bar
777 6th St N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 864-6445

This wine bar in Gallery Place is a cute and charming place to spend a Monday night. Enjoy an all-night happy hour on Mondays, where you can have certain wines by the glass for $7 and draught beers for $5. A variety of small plates are also discounted, including tasty zucchini fritters, a bread basket, olives, and crunchy fried cauliflower served with a dipping sauce. This is a great place for a cozy date for two. Additionally, on the first Monday of each month they offer a fun wine tasting class. See their website for more information.

El Camino
108 Rhode Island Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 847-0419

This new taqueria has already earned a great reputation in the area for serving delicious Mexican food. On Mondays, they offer a special meatless Monday dish which everyone will love. The dish changes every Monday, but recent options included a trip of stuffed peppers and barley-stuffed chile relleno. Enjoy your meal with a Mexican beer or a margarita.

Smoke and Barrel
2471 18th St N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 319-9353

It may be a BBQ joint, but Smoke and Barrel offers a great meatless Monday option. Enjoy dishes like smoked vegan wings, with your choice of sauce, for $7.95 on Mondays, and other great options like veggie chili and vegan spare ribs. From 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. you can also enjoy beer and whiskey discounts. Head over with some friends after work next Monday.

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Al Dente
3201 New Mexico Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 244-2223

Sometimes on a Monday night you just need to drink some wine. Go over to Al Dente, where all wines by the bottle are half-off. You can enjoy your wine with delicious Italian dishes, like fried zucchini flowers and farro tagliatelle. If you come between 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. you can also enjoy half-off pizzas. They even have a dessert pizza!

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Priya Konings is a freelance writer and restaurant critic in Washington D.C. Her work can be found at