Another snow day, another round-up of food and drink deals. Consult this guide to all-day happy hour, early brunches, and special menu items as the flakes pile up. Send details on additional deals to, and we’ll update the list.



The Black Squirrel 2427 18th St. NW Burger Night starts at noon with half-priced burgers.

Bourbon 2321 18th St. NW Happy hour until 7 p.m.

Jack Rose Dining Saloon 2007 18th St. NW Hot cocktails—including mulled wine and a Scotch-spiked hot chocolate with Ancho Reyes chili liqueur— are $6 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Mintwood Place 1813 Columbia Road NW If there’s five inches of snow, look out for an all-night happy hour on the entire menu. Here’s a look at the snow day menu.

Pop’s SeaBar 1817 Columbia Road NW The bar opens at noon with MillerCoors “Banquet Beer” and shot of Irish whiskey for $10.


Boundary Stone 116 Rhode Island Ave. NW It’s open at 11 a.m. for brunch.

El Camino 108 Rhode Island Ave. NW The Mexican restaurant opens at 5 p.m. today with its regular happy hour until 7 p.m., including $5 Camino margaritas, $5 Negra Modelo drafts, $5 red or white wines, $5 rail drinks, $3 Tecate tall boys, and $1 chips and salsa. Late night tacos start at 10:30 p.m.


Capitol Lounge 231 Pennsylvania Ave. SE Find $13 domestic pitchers all day.

Hank’s Oyster Bar 633 Pennsylvania Ave. SE All day deals include $1.25 James River and Chincoteague oysters, $5 punch, $4 Narragansett pounder cans, plus a $12 shrimp and grits lunch special.


Meridian Pint 3400 11th St. NW The brunch menu will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


La Piquette 3714 Macomb St. NW Happy hour lasts all day, lunch and dinner.


BLT Steak 1625 I St. NW Half-priced hot cocktails are available at the bar all night, including a Hennessy hot toddy ($6, usually $12), made with Early Grey tea-infused Hennessy VS, gingered honey, lemon juice, and hot water garnished with a freshly-charred lemon wheel.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab 750 15th St. NW It’s cocktail hour all day in the Banking Hall with half-priced oysters and half-priced draft beers (among other deals).

Mio Restaurant 1110 Vermont Ave. NW Happy hour all day includes $5 for select house drinks, house wines, and draft beers.


Bar Dupont 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW The outdoor snow bar is back with hot cocktails and Veuve Clicquot before, during, and after the 5:30 p.m. snowball fight in Dupont Circle. Hot cocktails include mulled wine, Irish coffees, coconut rum hot chocolates, and a drink called the Nutty Van Gogh made with caramel Van Gogh vodka, frangelico, and Nutella hot chocolate.

Duke’s Grocery 1513 17th St. NW Happy Hour lasts from 12 to 7 p.m. with specials on select craft beers, wines, and all rail cocktails. Hot toddies and Irish coffees are $7 all day long.

Firefly 1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW Get a Cadillac grilled cheese and soup of the day for $5 plus and Bulleit (bourbon or rye) your way plus a draft beer (all draft) for $10 in the bar and lounge beginning at 4 p.m. and throughout the evening.

Grillfish 1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW will have happy hour $6 draft beers and $1 local oysters available all day until 7:00pm.

McClellan’s Retreat 2031 Florida Ave. NW Opens at 4 p.m. with $5 select beers, $5 shots of rye, a $5 punch, and $7 hot toddies.

Scion 2100 P St. NW Beer and whiskey combos (Old Overholt and Union Anthem or Founders All Day cans) are $9, whiskey shots are $5, and certain beers are $1 off.

STK 1250 Connecticut Ave. NW Stop in during the snow for a complimentary glass of bubbly.

Urbana 2121 P St. NW All pizza are $5 pizzas and two snow day cocktails—a spiked hot chocolate and an amaro punch—are both $7.


Range 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW All day, get pizzas for $8 plus half-off shellfish platters and Items from the salumeria.


Arcuri 2400 Wisconsin Ave. NW $3 house-made “cello” shots available all day. Seasonal flavors include currant, artichoke and lemon, chocolate and orange, and more.

Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar 1736 Wisconsin Ave. NW Cheese fondue is on the menu tonight for $25 per person with a two person minimum.

Chez Billy Sud 1039 31st St. NW For $6, get a Calvados hot toddy with Busnel Reserve Calvados, spiced honey syrup, lemon, and orange.

Eno Wine Bar 2810 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Happy Hour extends from 5 to 8 p.m. with $5 wine on tap and $5 beers. All wines by the glass are half-off from 7 to 8 p.m.

J. Paul’s  3218 M St. NW The American dining saloon is offering happy hour all day, including $5 appetizers and 23-ounce draft beers.

Old Glory 3139 M St. NW Half-priced chili is available all day.

Slate Wine Bar 2404 Wisconsin Ave. NW One snack plus one drink is $10 from 12 to 7 p.m. It’s $15 from 7 to 10 p.m.


The Pug 1234 H St. NE Give any donation to Habitat for Humanity from 2 to 4 p.m. and Genny Cream Ale cans are $1. From 8 to 10 p.m., a $20 donation gets you unlimited Union Anthem and Narragansett Stout draft beers.


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

Cafe Saint-Ex 1847 14th St NW It’s open for lunch today with Irish coffee on special and happy hour prices at the bar until 7 p.m.

Commissary 1443 P St. NW Movies will play on the projector all day. (Check their Facebook page for what’s playing.) In addition, all hot cocktails are half-off, spike hot chocolates are $4, Natty Boh with a shot of whiskey is $4, and veggie or beef burgers are $5.

Cork Market & Tasting Room 1805 14th St. NW Get 10 percent off select bottles of sparkling wine. Also, buy two bottles of any wine and get 15 percent off.

El Centro D.F. 1819 14th St. NW All day happy hour on drinks at the bar only.

Kapnos 2201 14th St. NW Happy Hour at the bar from 6pm to close

Logan Tavern 1423 P St NW Happy hour goes all day at the bar and community table.

Masa 14 1825 14th St NW All day happy hour on drinks at the bar only.

The Pig 1320 14th St. NW Stop in for $5 bourbon flights (normally $8), $4 pours for any of the bourbons featured in the flight, and $6 burgers.


Alba Osteria 425 I St. NW Stop by after 5 p.m. for all-night happy hour and complimentary small bites.


Agua 301 301 Water St. SE All day deals include $2.50 tacos, $5 margaritas (frozen or on the rocks), and $3.50 Corona drafts.

Gordon Biersch 100 M St. SE House beers are $3 all day long.


China Chilcano 418 7th St. NW The restaurant’s namesake cocktail made with green apple-macerated pisco, lime juice, and Fever Tree ginger ale is free to anyone who mentions “snow day specials.”

Central 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Open for lunch with half-priced draft beers.

City Tap House 901 9th St. NW Happy hour all day includes $5 select craft beers, $6 house wines, or a shot and a beer for $7. Snacks ($7 to $8) range from duck fat fries with truffle aioli to soft pretzel with smoked gouda fondue.

Graffiato  707 6th St. NW Happy hour specials are available all day at the bar.

Hill Country Barbecue Market 410 7th St. NW All day drink specials include $3 Heineken, Peg Leg, Bud, and Shiner Birthday Beer, $5 well drinks, and $4 house wines.

Jaleo 480 7th St. NW Hot chocolate with Inés Rosales olive oil tortas is $5.

Oyamel 401 7th St NW The Flaco margarita, sopa tarasca estilo pátzcuaro (black bean soup with avocado leaves, light Mexican cream, and aged cotija cheese), and Mexican hot chocolate are $12.

Poste Moderne Brasserie 700 F St. NW Anytime it snows, Veuve Clicquot is $15 a glass.

Zaytinya 701 9th St. NW Half-priced bottles of wine for anyone who mentions “snow day specials”


Chez Billy 3815 Georgia Ave. NW The restaurant opens at 2 p.m. with happy hour until 7 p.m., including $10 Royale with cheese and $6 French onion soup.

DC Reynolds 3628 Georgia Ave. NW Happy Hour starts at 11 a.m. All drinks are buy one, get one free.


Dino’s Grotto 1914 9th St. NW The restaurant opens at 5 p.m. with happy hour all night long. Diners also get a free mug of soup and a ginger, lemon, and Old Grand Dad hot toddy goes for $6.


American Ice Co. 917 V St. NW It’s open at 1 p.m. with $5 draft beers, $3 Astra and Bell’s Winter White, or $5 for Astra or Winter White with a shot. The deal goes until 5 p.m.

Brixton 901 U St. NW It’s open at 1 p.m. with happy hour drinks and food until 7 p.m., including $5 mulled wine and $5 Maker’s Mark punch.

Fainting Goat 1330 U St. NW The restaurant opens at 3 p.m. with early happy hour, including $5 drafts, wines by the glass, and more. The bar will serve Burgers & Boards (meat and cheese boards) until 5 p.m., with the regular menu available after that. And Happy Hour starts at 3pm, with

Marvin 2007 14th St NW The rooftop opens at 1 p.m. with specials until 7:30 p.m., including $4 Stellas, $6 wines, $5 rail drinks, and half-off burgers.

Vinoteca 1940 11th St. NW Happy hour extends all night with 20 wines for $5 plus $5 beer and discounted bar snacks. The regular menu will not be available, just the bar menu.



Bastille 606 North Fayette Street Happy hour all evening includes half-priced wine, craft brews, and cocktails. Bar nibbles include escargots beignets and frog wings with roquefort dip.

Brabo Tasting Room 1600 King St. It’s “Magnum Hour” happy hour all day. Each week, the restaurant taps a new magnum-sized wine at a special price.

Jackson 20 480 King St. Brunch is available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and happy hour begins at 11 a.m.

Restaurant Eve 110 S. Pitt Street The number of inches of fallen snow on the ground will determine how many dollars the restaurant will take off your tab. The deal can’t be combined with other promotions or the lickity split special. It applies to any snow day this week.


Kapnos Taverna 4000 Wilson Blvd., Arlington Happy Hour specials available all day at the bar.

Pizza Vinoteca 800 N Glebe Road, Arlington Mention “snow day” and get 15 percent off any dine-in check (alcohol not included).

SER 1110 N Glebe Road, Arlington The new Spanish restaurant officially opens today—snow or not. Guests get 20 percent off food through March 11.


Jaleo 2250 Crystal Drive, Arlington Get a complimentary grilled cheese flauta with the purchase of a draft beer.


America Eats Tavern 1700 Tysons Blvd. Get a complimentary butternut squash or cream of mushroom soup with the purchase of any sandwich.



Jaleo 7271 Woodmont Ave. Buy one lunch sandwich special, get one free. Bottles of wine are also half-priced.


Scion 1200 East-West Highway Beer and whiskey combos (Old Overholt  plus Sierra Nevada Nooner or Flying Dog Snake Dog cans) are $9, whiskey shots are $5, and featured beers are $1 off.

UPDATE: This listing initially included Carmine’s and DC Harvest, but the restaurants have decided to close today.

Photo by Jessica Sidman