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Old Feb 20th 2012, 3:27 pm   #1
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Hoping you guys can help me!

I'm visiting a friend in May and shes letting me stay with her for free so I wanna take her out for dinner and clubbing afterwards. Was hoping you had suggestions. Shes gonna suggest places because she lives there but I want to surprise her!

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is she actually in DC or over in Georgetown???

I love visiting DC so give us an idea of budgets because I can recommend very pricey or cheap and cheeful...

Have a look on Yelp and you get DC users ratings as well...
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Georgetown is in DC.
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DC has some very good night clubs. The 9:30 Club is probably the best known. This web site has some good info on clubs etc:

www.dcclubbing.com


There are loads of good restaurants. What sort of cuisine are you looking for?

http://www.washingtonian.com/section...est/index.html
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Drinking options I could recommend include:

Off the Record (quality cocktails and ambience, White House/K Street crowd)
Church Key (14th St, good beer menu and atmosphere)
Bourbon (Glover Park, consistent, good bourbon card etc)
Martins Tavern (Georgetown, old school, eclectic mix of punters)
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DC has some very good night clubs. The 9:30 Club is probably the best known. This web site has some good info on clubs etc:

www.dcclubbing.com


There are loads of good restaurants. What sort of cuisine are you looking for?

http://www.washingtonian.com/section...est/index.html
Although the 9.30 is a live music venue rather than a nightclub. I would book a table at the POV - for a couple of cocktails - its a cool bar at the top of the W hotel overlooking the White House, then dinner at The Ebbitt Grill - and for a cool nightclub you should try Josephines, or Eden.
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Although the 9.30 is a live music venue rather than a nightclub. I would book a table at the POV - for a couple of cocktails - its a cool bar at the top of the W hotel overlooking the White House, then dinner at The Ebbitt Grill - and for a cool nightclub you should try Josephines, or Eden.
I assume you mean the Old Ebbitt Grill near the White House? I've been there a few times. The food is excellent.
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I assume you mean the Old Ebbitt Grill near the White House? I've been there a few times. The food is excellent.
Yes - its a lovely restaurant - with quite a bit of history too.
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Cheers guys loads of good suggestions. I will have a pretty good budget because i aint paying for a hotel im crashing on the couch! saves a ton! she lives capitol hill.

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