Econo Lodge Metro
6800 Lee Hwy.
Arlington, VA 22213
Phone: (703) 538-5300
Fax: (703) 538-2110
Built in 1908, Ri Ra Irish Pub creates the mood of a Victorian Irish pub. The pub has a warm atmosphere with dark wooden furniture and friendly service. Ri Ra Irish Pub has a full bar and the food is a combination of Irish and American fare, such as Irish Potato Cakes and Guinness BBQ Burger. You can also enjoy live entertainment every Wednesday through Saturday Night.
This typical American eatery, located uptown, will cater to all your gastronomic needs. Be it the regular burgers and pizzas or the yellowfin tuna, you'll find it all here. There are more than 24 kinds of beer available on tap and 25 wines by the glass. End your meal with desserts that melt in your mouth with a chocolate truffle cake would do the trick. Come by on Sunday for the live Jazz Sunday Brunch where you can feast on favorites like eggs chesapeake or the Texas scramble. If you are one for outdoors, you can take your seat in the outdoor dining area, which seats more than 100 people at a time. Chef Geoff's also hosts events.
East meets West as Latin themes mix with Asian food and Margaritas fuse with Sushi. A sleek modern restaurant nestled by the Georgetown waterfront is a perfect after work happy hour spot for young (and old trendsetters) alike. Upon entering you are greeted by red décor, dangling modern lamps, comfy sofas–contemporary but still inviting. Half priced sushi is an instant happy hour draw, plus the always delicious cocktails. Try the Passion Fruit Mojito - it will surely set the tone for the whole night! Sophisticated and sexy. Service is impeccable and the owner will surely charm you. The restaurant opens daily at 5 p.m.
If Georgetown has a local bar, this is it. A neighborhood institution for decades, Mr. Smith's bills itself as the "friendliest saloon in town." Grab a burger or plate of fish and chips in the sunny dining area or out on the terrace. On weekend nights, live R&B bands play upstairs with no cover charge. But the most remarkable entertainment can be found in the basement level after 9p. Here you will find patrons singing along at the piano.
Dance the night away, or just watch others in the spacious Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park in Maryland. Fridays feature square, contra and country dances. On Saturdays hear big band, Cajun, swing and R&B. Sundays are reserved for intermediate and advanced contra and square dancers. With the exception of contra, the public is welcome to watch, join in or take a lesson.
Nick's has been providing live music and entertainment to the Alexandria for over 20-years.
Don't let yourself settle for the stereotype routine of home-office-home. How about adding a little zesty experience to it? Lulu's Mardi Gras Club is a good bet, you bet! Right from dollar drinks to decent appetizers, everything about Lulu's is pure fun. The club gains momentum at night though, when you can see both it's dance floors teeming with hip college crowd, drunk like fish, dancing to loud music. Lulu's also organizes private parties; it would be a double treat for eyes to visit Lulu's during some party.
This gay bar in Dupont Circle is a trendy destination, popular for its dark ambiance and hot dance floor. The decor here is eclectic, featuring a wall of TVs. The front windows provide a different kind of entertainment. Adorned with mirrors, the windows allow passersby to check themselves out. DJs keep the dance floor lively most days of the week.
Murphy's of DC is an energetic pub that offers a variety of settings, each with its own style. The outdoor patio is always crowded. Inside, a cozy room has a fireplace, bar and comfortable seating and the main area is set up for live music, which is the draw on Thursday through Sunday nights. The menu is full of Irish classics, including fish and chips, meat pies and Irish stew. There are also the standard burgers and sandwiches.
The mood at Nanny O'Brien's is authentically Irish, from the cozy narrow space to the warm social atmosphere, the pub has a neighborhood feel. Best of all, local bands play good folk, bluegrass and Irish music on Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Often, the crowd is invited to join in. There is the standard pub food here, but it seems to have a special, home-cooked flavor. Grilled cheese, rich chowders and Irish stew are favorites. Of course, the traditional Irish dish, corned beef and cabbage, is also served.
Eden perhaps makes time travel possible with its futuristic clubbing experience and décor. People also have the chance to dance beneath the stars on Eden's beautifully decorated and arranged rooftop space. The service is top quality, regardless of how busy it gets, visitors will have the benefit of being every staff member's top priority. Special VIP and guest list services are also available, contact Eden for more details.
An upbeat bar located in the heart of Washington City, the Eye Bar is a popular destination for a weekend party. The decor is modern and sophisticated. While the bar stresses entry only for guests with invitation, it has a strict dress code that the guests have to follow.