9700 Washington Blvd. US 1 , Laurel, MD, US, 20723
- Phone: (301) 776-8008
- Fax: (301) 776-0112
The two-storeyed lounge Halo offers the gay community of Washington a fine place to meet, bond and relax. Cutting across 14th Street NW and 15th Street NW, the humble entrance of the lounge makes it easy to miss. Martinis galore once in, as the various bowls of fruit salad scattered across complements the drink well, also giving one the freedom to mix, match and experiment in his own drink. During happy hours, double your drink automatically. Ensuring the air one breathes remains ever fresh, the bar prohibits smoking on premises. Few waves are made about the food on offer. The nightclub opens its doors daily from 5 p.m.
New Vegas Lounge gets crowded fast, especially when the "Out of Town Blues Band" is on stage. If the night is right, the band will indulge in a little audience participation or bring willing people on stage. The bar is small but friendly. Requesting table service is the best option. Patrons must be at least 18.
The Reserve makes visitors believe that they have stepped out of normal life and into a classy high end restaurant. The food at the Reserve is often a perfect complement for the drinks, and visitors most definitely get their money's worth in terms of quantity. Despite being a tapas bar, the Reserve is generous with portions. The Reserve is also open for regular meals during lunch and dinner, but it eventually also transforms into a nightclub later on at night.
Sesto Senso in the funky Dupont Circle neighborhood is the place to be seen. Those itching to satisfy their dance cravings groove on the tiny upstairs balcony, while internationals crowd the bar area on the ground floor with their Tanqueray and tonics. The DJ spins a creative blend of pop and Middle Eastern house music. Sesto Senso is not just a nightclub, however. It is also a restaurant, serving Italian food, mainly pizza and pasta dishes, for lunch and dinner during the week and on the weekends before the late-night revelry begins late in the night.
18th Street Lounge does not advertise and there is not much of a sign over the sliver of a door. But despite the lack of marketing, the place is full of beautiful people dancing, singing and drinking. There are two floors of live or DJ-spun tunes. Newcomers should be sure to wear their best threads or risk rejection at the door. The interiors are upscale and antique-looking, with Middle Eastern influences adding an alluring charm to the decor. Sit back and enjoy a well concocted cocktail or simply head on to the dance-floor and groove to the eclectic music.
This stylish dance club features Latin music and is popular with a diverse crowd of college students, young professionals and the international set. The huge underground establishment has two bar areas and a raised dance floor. Salsa and other Latin music is featured, International latin sounds on Fridays and Sensationals on Saturdays. Wednesday is ladies night and there is no cover charge for women. Bravo Bravo offers light fare, including sandwiches, salads, pizza, and pasta. The club opens its doors daily at 10 p.m.
Cobalt is a three story LGBT nightclub that serves everyone regardless of orientation. The lounge, restaurant and dance floor are on separate floors, and the music is as eclectic as the crowd. However, a bar is available on each floor, ensuring that you won't need to make a long trip to get your drinks. Themed events take place throughout the week from ostentatious drag shows and karaoke to high heel races!
Lima is one of the newest hybrid restaurant, bar and lounges that serves innovative Latin-infused international cuisines. The restaurant welcomes patrons with its contemporary “transparent” design that promotes private yet open dining and lounge experience. It also houses and boasts three unique floors: fine dining (top), bar and lounge (middle), and open dance floor, lounge, and bar (bottom). Diners can experience enticing Latin-flavored appetizers like the ceviches, empanadas and the chicken croquette. Those who come late night can find an array of signature cocktails and wines at the lounges with DJs spinning music every night of the week. Please note that there is a dress code for all patrons at this high-end restaurant and lounge.