Compass Rose photo by Laura Hayes

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Note: These are restaurants/bars who have applied for extended hours according to the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA). Whether or not businesses follow through is up to their discretion. Call ahead to check operating hours.

Drink at Le Diplomate until 4 a.m.

Bowl through the night at Lucky Strike.

Pluck at Portuguese chicken until the wee hours at select Nando’s Peri Peri locations.

No matter your political leanings, D.C. will collectively need to take a drink this week because it promises to be emotional, exhausting, and chaotic for those sticking around. The D.C. government did its part when it allowed bars to apply to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. from Jan. 14 to Jan. 22. Similarly, restaurants were able to apply to operate 24 hours a day (alcohol sales still end at 4 a.m.). 

“The intent is more to be a safe space for travelers and visitors to hopefully have some cool conversations about the state of the world over food rather than to have a big late-night party,” says Compass Rose owner Rose Previte on her decision to serve khachapuri non-stop from Jan. 19-22. 

The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) says this is the third inauguration that establishments have been permitted to extend hours. 

Here are some highlights, but for the complete list of participants, click here.

Applied to serve alcohol until 4 a.m.: 

Barcelona Wine Bar 14th Street (Jan. 15-16, 22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

The Saloon (Jan. 20) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Le Diplomate (Jan. 18-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Bonfire (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Prospect DC (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Old Ebbitt Grill (Jan. 20-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

The Gibson (Jan. 20-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

18th Street Lounge (Jan. 16, 20-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Ten Tigers Parlour (Jan. 19-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Jack Rose Dining Saloon (Jan. 20-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Service Bar (Jan. 14-16, 21-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Jimmy Valentine’s Lonely Hearts Club (Jan.14-16, 20-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

District Distilling Company (Jan. 14-15, 20) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

The Big Stick (Jan. 14-15, 20) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

Applied to operate 24-hours (alcohol sales end at 4 a.m.):

Trade (Jan. 19) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Compass Rose (Jan 19-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Madam’s Organ (Jan.14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Number Nine (Jan. 19) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

9:30 Club (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Nando’s Peri Peri 7th Street and 18th Street (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Shaw’s Tavern (Jan. 16, 20-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

MK Lounge & Restaurant (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Stonefish Grill & Lounge (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Cafe Asia (Jan. 20-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Ambassador Restaurant (Jan. 14, 16, 20-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Uptown Glow Lounge Restaurant (Jan. 14, 19-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Club Timehri (Jan. 19-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

DC Eagle (Jan. 14-15, 22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Cities DC (Jan. 14, 20-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Mad Hatter (Jan. 16, 20-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

MPIRE Club (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Gordon Biersch F Street (Jan. 19-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

The Mansion on O Street (Jan 19-20) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Eye Bar/Garden of Eden (Jan. 21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Town (Jan. 22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Red Lounge Hookah (Jan. 20-21) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Lucky Strike (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

The Park Place at 14th (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Lesly’s Grill (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Archibald’s/Fast Eddie’s (Jan. 14-15, 20-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Dirty Martini Inn/Dirty Bar (Jan. 14-16, 19-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Hard Rock Cafe E Street (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

UNO Chicago Grill Union Station (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Bliss (Jan. 14-16, 21-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.

Living Room (Jan. 14-22) will serve alcohol until 4 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.