DC is a hard-working, fast talking town that loves a good happy hour. The Lounge at the Melrose Georgetown Hotel offers one of the best happy hours in the Georgetown neighborhood - Monday - Thursday and Sunday from 5 to 7 PM - with small plates, cocktails, and valet parking each for $7. Try the Spicy Politician Cocktail and the Blue Crab Corn Fritters.
Washington DC is a melting pot of foods and flavors, with East Coast and global influences. The DC food scene is best known for its local half-smoke sausage, found at places like Ben's Chili Bowl on U Street. DC is also famous for its farm-to-table food culture and Atlantic seafood, including the Maryland crab cakes at Jardenea at the Melrose Georgetown, a hotel eatery showcasing local fine dining.
DC's oldest neighborhood, along the Potomac River, Georgetown is home to incredible restaurants and bars, from waterfront eateries like Nick's Riverside Grill to classic DC dining at 1789 to Italian at Café Milano. Georgetown's luxe hotels house some of DC's best culinary experiences, including Jardenea at the Melrose Georgetown, showcasing a seasonal menu of sea- and farm-to-fork eats like Chesapeake Bay crab bisque, crab cakes, and grass-fed filet.