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It’s always more fun to be snowed in with a bartender. Fortunately, local bars and restaurants are offering Snowquester specials. We’ll continue to update this list throughout the day, so check back. If you’re doing a special you’d like included, e-mail Y&H at hungry@washingtoncitypaper.com.

DC Reynolds

3628 Georgia Ave. NW

Buy one, get one free drink happy hour from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Meridian Pint

3400 11th St. NW

Open for brunch at 10 a.m.

Mussel Bar & Grille

7262 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda

Happy hour all day with $1 oysters, $2 retro cans, $5.50 rail drinks and select drafts, and $7 wines.

The Pug

1234 H St. NE

One dollar off for every six inches of snow on the ground.


4321 Wisconsin Ave. NW

If it snows five inches of more in D.C. today by 5 p.m., get a five-cent burger from 5 to 7 p.m. Say the password “snow burger.” Tenleytown location only. One per person.


Tortilla Coast

Logan Circle and Capitol Hill locations

All day happy hour with $5 house margaritas

Cafe Deluxe

All locations

All day happy hour. Plus $5 flatbreads at the Gaithersburg location.

Lou’s City Bar

1400 Irving St. NW

Open at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and half-off all drafts until close.

The Daily Dish

8301 Grubb Road, Silver Spring, Md.

Happy hour all day with $4 pints of Flying Dog, Snake Dog, and Old Scratch

Kangaroo Boxing Club

3412 11th St. NW

Open at 11 a.m. with full menu, plus $3 hot toddies and $4 “forget work” Jameson shots

Radius Pizza

3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW

Opens at noon with $5 glasses of wine, cocktails, and bites, plus $3 hot toddies


3435 Connecticut Ave. NW

All-night happy hour with $5 house cocktails, $3 glasses of wine, beer, and antipasti. Bottles of wine that are $50 or more are 33 percent off.

DGS Delicatessen

1317 Connecticut Ave. NW

Half price bottles of wine all day.


701 9th St. NW

Half price bottles of wine all day.

Cava Mezze

2940 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington

Happy hour at the Clarendon location starts at 11:30 a.m. with $3 mini gyros and lamb sliders.

Port City Brewing Company

3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria

The Alexandria brewery is open at noon for a snow day party. Watch the bottling in action and grab some Tartan Ale straight from the bottling line.

The Board Room

1737 Connecticut Ave. NW

Opens at noon with free game rentals until 5 p.m. and happy hour until 7 p.m.

Crios Modern Mexican

2120 P St. NW

Happy hour all day with $5 margaritas.

Scion Restaurant

2100 P St. NW

Happy hour all day with half price drafts, $5 wine, and $4 rail drinks.

BGR: The Burger Joint

All D.C. locations

Buy one, get one shakes all day.

Al Dente Ristorante

3201 New Mexico Ave. NW

Happy hour all night, beginning at 4 p.m., with half price pizza and bomboloni, $4 beers, $5 house cocktails, and $5 wine.


3015 M St. NW

Buy one cupcake, get another free when you say “snow day.”

Sixth Engine

438 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Bar opens early at 2 p.m. with happy hour specials. Full dinner menu available at 4:30 p.m.

Sugo Cicchetti

12505 Park Potomac Ave, Potomac, Md.

Opens at 5 p.m. with half price pizza all night. Carryout or dine in.

Hanoi House

2005 14th St. NW

$5 bahn mi, $5 beer, $5 wine, and $15 scorpion bowls all night.

DC Bread and Brew

1247 20th St. NW

Happy hour starts at 4 p.m. with half price drinks, including drafts

Cedar Restaurant

822 E St. NW

$5 cocktail called The Snowflake with white cranberry juice and Prosecco. Happy hour until 7 p.m.


1905 9th St. NW

Half price burgers and $4 bottles and cans of beer all night.

CORRECTION: Pleasant Pops does not have a coffee special, as was previously reported.

Photo of two beer bottles in the snow via Shutterstock