Dollar Deals in Washington, D.C.

Eating and drinking in the district can be a pricey affair; even some happy hours don't lighten the load all that much. There are some insanely cheap D.C. dollar deals to be had, though--if you know where to look! Here's how to spend just ONE Mr. Washington (or less!) in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Flikr user Stewart)

Updated: September 29, 2010

D.C. Dollar Deals: Drinks

Madam's Organ

2461 18TH St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Though some people avoid this Adams Morgan hangout and live music venue because of its frequent cover charges, it can be cheap: Find $1 Rolling Rocks from 5pm to 7pm, Monday through Friday.

Rhino Bar & Pumphouse

3295 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Appealing to its college student clientele, this M Street bar features $1 cans of beer and $1 slices of pizza on Tuesdays from 9pm to 12am.

BB&G (Beacon Bar & Grill)

1615 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Located in Dupont's Beacon Hotel, this bar and grill serves up $1 shooters from 4pm to 7pm on Friday evenings and 4pm until close on Saturdays.

Nellie's Sports Bar

900 U St NW, Washington, DC 20001

During the Monday through Friday ?Beat the Clock? happy hour --where prices go up as the evening progresses--house vodka drinks and Miller Lite bottles are just $1 from 5pm to 6pm at this primarily gay sports bar.


1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036

Enjoy $1 mimosas with your Sunday brunch at Firefly, a treehouse-themed Dupont restaurant known for its tasty 9am to 2pm brunch menu.

My Brother's Place

237 2nd St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Fridays from 4pm to 5pm, domestic drafts are just 75 cents. From 5pm to 6pm, they are $1. Find deals until 9pm at this Capital Hill bar--prices only go up $0.25 each hour.

D.C. Dollar Deals: Food

The Big Hunt

1345 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Every Tuesday from 7pm to 11pm, head to The Big Hunt, a cave-like bar south of Dupont Circle where wings are just 15 cents a piece--that's six for less than a buck!

Exchange Limited

1719 G St NW, Washington, DC 20006

Just steps from the White House, you'll find D.C.'s oldest sports saloon, which offers $1 sliders every Thursday from 5pm to 7pm.

The Front Page Restaurant & Grille

1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Three tacos for just $1? You'll find them from 5pm to 7pm on Thursdays at this popular Dupont restaurant and bar with great outdoor seating.

Southside 815

815 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Monday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm, enjoy 35 cent wings and $1 mini pork sandwiches at this restaurant, an Old Town Alexandria favorite since 1993.

Sequoia Restaurant Georgetown

3000 K St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Every Thursday from 4pm to 7pm, enjoy stunning water views and $1 oysters at this Georgetown Waterfront spot--an amazing deal for such an upscale establishment.


2477 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Monday through Saturday from 5pm to 8pm, feast on $1 pieces of nigiri sushi at this uber chic Adams Morgan hangout.

Nage Bistro

1600 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Perhaps one of Dupont's best kept deals, this restaurant inside the Courtyard Marriott offers a cup of $1 Nage Frites during happy hour, which is from 5pm to 7pm, Monday through Friday. Pair it with a $2 glass of the house wine and you can enjoy the cozy, foodie-friendly spot for just a few bucks.


2471 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Check out the daily (really!) happy hour from 5pm to 8pm a this Adams Morgan bar; it includes 50-cent wings and $1.50 tacos.