Where To Eat and Drink on Your Snow Day

Cap-LoungeThe weather might have closed your office, but surely it's not so bad that you can't make it out for a burger or a beer. Here's where to find bars and restaurants that are open early and/or offering snow day specials. Know of other deals? Email us at [email protected] and we'll update the list.

Agua 301
301 Water St. SE
The Navy Yard Mexican restaurant opens at 11 a.m. with $2.50 tacos, $3.50 Corona Lite drafts, and $5 margaritas.

Alba Osteria
425 I St. NW
The Italian restaurant opens at 11 a.m. with all-day happy hour at the bar, including half-price pizza and $6 draft beers and wines. Plus, wine bottles are half-price on Tuesday night.

Bar Pilar
1833 14th St. NW
The bar opens at 2 p.m. with happy hour prices until 7 p.m.

Brixton
901 U St. NW
The U Street NW spot will open at 1 p.m. with $5 mulled wine, $5 hurricanes, and a limited food menu.

Brookland Pint
716 Monroe St. NE
The restaurant is offering kids a free meal with the purchase of an adult entree today.

Cafe Saint-Ex
1847 14th St. NW
The restaurant opens at 11 a.m. for lunch with happy hour drink prices until 7 p.m. and $8 Irish coffees.

Chez Billy
3815 Georgia Ave. NW
The Petworth restaurant will open the main bar at 2 p.m. and feature its Royale burger with cheese for $10 and French onion soup for $6.

Dino’s Grotto
1914 9th St. NW
For the "duration of this cold snap,” a mug of soup is free with the purchase of any other food at the Italian bistro. They’re also serving up $6 lemon, honey, and ginger hot toddies.

Firefly
1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW
The Dupont restaurant will serve up its Cadillac grilled cheese (gruyere, cheddar, béchamel) and a soup of the day for $5. The sandwich is usually $12.

Granville Moore’s
1238 H St. NE
The mussels and beer hub will open at 11 a.m. with the full dinner menu plus an egg sandwich. Plus, Tuesday night is Neighborhood Night at Granville Moore’s, which means you get 12.38 percent off if you’re a local. Just mention "Neighborhood Night" to your server to get the discount.

Hank's Oyster Bar
Multiple locations
The Capitol Hill location is offering $1.25 select oysters all day at at the bar, while Hank's Dupont has boozy hot chocolate at the bar for $9.

Hill Country Barbecue Market
410 7th St. NW
It's happy hour all day with $3 PBRs, $4 house wine, $5 house margaritas (or $20 pitchers), and $5 well drinks. The barbecue restaurant will also offer hot chocolate for $4 all day—or $8 if you want it spiked.

Jackson 20
480 King St., Alexandria
The restaurant at Old Town’s Hotel Monaco is serving up brunch from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. They’re also kicking off happy hour from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Looking Glass Lounge 
3634 Georgia Ave. NW
It's open at noon.

Meridian Pint
3400 11th St. NW
Brunch begins at 10 a.m. Free homemade cocoa and coloring books are available for children, while adults can spike their cocoa with various types of booze.

Photo via Capitol Lounge (last year)