Saturday Happy Hour in Washington DC is not easy to find. Here is an up to date list of the best places (organized by neighborhood) that have a Saturday Happy Hour in Washington DC.

From specialty cocktails to glasses of wine, get your weekend going with these happy hour deals.

Saturday Happy Hour DC: Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon’s dining scene is exploding. Bar Chinois dominates the happy hour scene in this area.

Bar Chinois – Top Pick!

Bar Chinois has happy hour every day that it is open. From 5 to 7 PM there are half priced cocktails. In addition to getting a deal on drinks, they also have dollar dumplings during this time. Check out this neighborhood favorite!

Saturday Happy Hour DC: Near 14th Street

The long stretch of 14th street in DC is full of places to dine and drink. The main part of 14th street has some amazing restaurants as well as some of Washington DC’s best happy hours. 

Unfortunately, most of the 14th street happy hours are offered during the weekdays and usually there is no happy hour menu on Saturday. Here are a few select places with happy hour specials on Saturdays in this part of DC.

Sudhouse On U Street

Just off of 14th street is Sudhouse. This lively restaurant has happy hour on Saturdays from 2 to 6 PM. 


Salazar is known for its delicious specialty cocktails and great deals during their happy hour. On Saturdays, patrons can enjoy half-price offers on selected beverages while indulging in their unique menu options. This Saturday happy hour features of impressive classics and innovative drinks makes Salazar a favorite among locals.

Saturday Happy Hour: On Saturdays and Sundays, the weekend happy hour lasts from 4 PM to 6 PM

Salazar Saturday Happy Hour 4 to 6 PM
Salazar Saturday Happy Hour 4 to 6 PM

Lucy Bar

Lucy Bar attracts a crowd looking for classic cocktail options and daily specials in a relaxed atmosphere. Their Saturday happy hour menu has a variety of both classic and original cocktails at affordable prices. Plus, their pizza is delicious.

Enjoy delicious pizza during Saturday Happy Hour at Lucy Bar on 14th Street DC

Be sure to take advantage of these deals while enjoying the friendly and welcoming environment at Lucy Bar. This amazing happy hour is available on Friday & Saturdays which is not as common for many places. 

Saturday Happy Hour: According to their Instagram page, Lucy Bar DC has Happy Hour every day including Saturday from 5 PM to 7 PM

Lucy Bar Saturday Happy Hour 5 to 7
Lucy Bar Saturday Happy Hour 5 to 7

Dovetail At The Viceroy

Dovetail is a contemporary bar and restaurant located inside the Viceroy Washington DC hotel in Washington, D.C. Dovetail has a rotating seasonal menu usually featuring fresh, local ingredients. 

This restaurant has both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The outdoor area has long vertical fire pits adding an interesting element to their outdoor vibe. 

Saturday Happy Hour: 4 PM to 6PM at the bar daily

Nama Ko

Nama Ko offers an unforgettable Saturday happy hour experience, characterized by a fusion of Japanese-inspired dishes and specialty cocktails. The daily specials here are meant to introduce customers to bold and exciting flavors. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy discounted drinks and unique culinary delights in this sophisticated venue.

Saturday Happy Hour: Wednesday Through Sunday, including Saturday from 4 PM to 7 PM. Has drink specials as well as specials on sushi and other small bites. 

Dining room at Nama Ko
Dining room at Nama Ko

Bar Charley

Bar Charley has an upbeat and laidback neighborhood vibe. Here you can relax and socialize and enjoy happy hour specials even on Saturday. This place has a variety of drinks at a reasonable price.

Saturday Happy Hour: 4 PM to 530 PM Happy Hour

Commissary DC

Commissary DC is a popular happy hour spot located just off 14th Street. They offer a wide range of drink options, including signature cocktails and house wines. Patrons can take advantage of their Saturday happy hour deals, which feature discounted prices on select drinks and appetizers. 

This establishment has an inviting atmosphere, along with an outdoor patio that also offers the happy hour deals until 6 PM.

Saturday Happy Hour: 4 PM to 7 PM at the bar, and 4 PM to 6 PM on the patio

Dacha Beer Garden Shaw Location

The Dacha Beer Garden’s Shaw location has a unique outdoor space for guests to enjoy Saturday happy hours. Known for its extensive beer selection, Dacha also offers half-priced specials on both classic and specialty cocktails. 

With excellent drink deals and a vibrant atmosphere, Dacha Beer Garden is a fantastic spot to unwind and enjoy the weekend. Note that there are two locations for Dacha Beer Garden, and this is specifically for the Shaw location. 

Saturday Happy Hour: Weekend Happy Hour is Saturdays and Sundays until 1pm

Saturday Happy Hour DC: Downtown

Whether you are craving classic cocktails or just some simple rail drinks, the places below have an affordable price on their food menu as well as their happy hour drinks. 

AC Hotel Downtown Lobby Bar

Experience the vibrant energy of downtown DC at the AC Hotel Downtown Lobby Bar. Conveniently located near popular neighborhoods like Dupont Circle and Capitol Hill, this hotel bar offers a sophisticated environment for happy hour. 

In addition to the AC signature Gin & Tonic, the menu here highlights Spanish wines, local micro-brews, and craft cocktails.  It has a stylish indoor lounge, perfect for enjoying your favorite cocktail. While the ambiance here is certainly upscale and professional, it is still warm and welcoming.

During happy hour, you can enjoy discounted drinks alongside some small bites. For food, there is a tapas menu that has small plates with a Spanish flair. It’s a perfect place for sharing among friends or colleagues. 

Saturday Happy Hour: Daily Happy Hour 4 PM to 7 PM

The Hamilton

Located in the heart of downtown DC, The Hamilton is another popular option for Saturday happy hour. The happy hour here is more focused on sushi deals than it is on drink deals. They actually call it a Sushi Happy Hour. It’s probably the best deal on sushi in this area. 

On Fridays & Saturdays, the restaurant can become crowded because it is very close to Warner Theatre and National Theater. If is the perfect place to dine before going to see a show at Warner Theater. 

Saturday Sushi Happy Hour: Daily Sushi Happy Hour 2 to 5 PM; On Saturday, Sushi Happy Hour is also from 11 PM to close. 

Saturday Happy Hour DC: NOMA And Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill and NOMA are both growing with new places to dine and drink. Here are our favorite Saturday happy hour spots.

Buffalo Bergen Union Market

Buffalo & Bergen is a popular bagel and sandwich shop located in Union Market in Washington DC. It has two locations – one in Union Market at 1309 5th St NE and one in Capitol Hill at 240 Massachusetts Ave NE. Buffalo & Bergen is known for serving classic New York-style bagels along with breakfast sandwiches, soups and coffee. 

Saturday Happy Hour: 4 PM to 5 PM

Destino DC

Destino DC is a great place for happy hour enthusiasts in the NoMa neighborhood, known for its delectable small plates and extensive drink selections.

During their happy hour, patrons can enjoy discounts on a variety of drinks, including select beer and house wine. Glasses of both red and white wines are available at attractive prices, making it a perfect location to unwind after work or catch up with friends.

The happy hour menu at Destino DC also features food specials, allowing guests to sample a range of culinary treats while enjoying their beverages. Don’t miss out on their small plates, as they are perfect for sharing with friends or indulging on solo visits.

Saturday Happy Hour: Happy hour at Destino is available during brunch and from 4pm to 6pm daily

Bistro Bis

Another gem in the Capitol Hill area is Bistro Bis, where you can experience a refined and professional atmosphere during their happy hour. With an impressive selection of select wines, including red wine, white wines, and bottles of wine, there’s something for every wine lover at this establishment.

Bistro Bis offers a variety of food specials for customers to pair with their drinks. Small plates are a specialty at this venue, and their diverse menu caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences. Be sure to savor the delicious options available while sipping on your choice of select beers or discounted house wine.

Saturday Happy Hour: Happy Hour is offered here from Monday to  Saturday from 3 PM to 6 PM

Overall, whether you choose to spend your Saturday happy hour at Destino DC or Bistro Bis, both of these establishments in the NoMa and Capitol Hill neighborhoods provide a fantastic experience that combines superb drinks and mouth-watering small plates in a professional setting fit for any evening adventure.


Marcellino Pane & Vino is an aperitivo bar located near Union Market in the NoMa neighborhood of Washington D.C. It’s a venture by the team behind Stellina Pizzeria, but has a different menu and ambiance. The establishment focuses on wines, with a selection of over 50 bottles from around the world, and a short cocktail list. The food menu, designed to accommodate the small space without a full kitchen, features a variety of cold dishes, crudo, meats, and cheeses.

The cuisine at Marcellino draws from the Italian roots of its owners, with dishes like uova purgatorio (baked egg cooked in tomato sauce) and panini porchetta (a sandwich with garlic confit, arugula, roasted potatoes, and pork). The restaurant also offers a range of breads, including in-house made focaccia and locally sourced sourdough.

Saturday Happy Hour: Happy Hour runs from Tuesday to Sunday from 4 PM to 7 PM

Saturday Happy Hour DC: Navy Yard & DC Wharf

Navy Yard and the DC Wharf are full of bars and restaurants with amazing Saturday happy hour deals. This area is perfect for those looking to unwind along the water with refreshing drinks and tasty bites after a long week.

Boardwalk Arcade & Bar

Boardwalk Arcade & Bar is a huge bar that has plenty to do for everyone. In addition to having arcade games they also have a daily happy hour including Saturdays and Sundays. You can also rent out parts of this restaurant for private events.

Saturday Happy Hour: Daily Happy Hour from 4 PM to 6 PM

Mission Navy Yard

One of the popular spots in Navy Yard for a Saturday happy hour is Mission Navy Yard. This lively Mexican restaurant and bar offers a great atmosphere to enjoy with friends or family. 

The menu features a variety of drink specials, such as discounted beers and cocktails, including margaritas. In addition, Mission Navy Yard has happy hour bites on special. The food specials include deals on chips and salsa, nachos, and other Mexican-inspired dishes.

Saturday Happy Hour: 4 to 6 PM daily, even on Saturdays and Sundays

Saturday Happy Hour DC: Summary

The next time you are in Washington DC be sure to check out some of the DC’s Saturday happy hours. While happy hour on Wednesday nights is easy to find, a daily happy hour or specials on a Saturday night are much harder. The perfect spot really depends on whether you are looking for food bites to go along with your cheap beer or if you just are looking for specials on seasonal cocktails. 

From the half shell delights of local oysters, perfectly paired with a classic Bloody Mary, to the unique taste of Szechuan peppercorns in chicken sliders, the food items in many places are as diverse as they are tempting. Some of our favorite Saturday Happy Hour DC spots are Mission Navy Yard, AC Hotel Downtown, Destino DC in Union Market, and Bar Charley. For a full list of the best place to go for Saturday specials, see the article above.

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