If you're looking for a great place to eat late at night with friends, Palette 22 is the perfect spot. With its distinctive tapas and small plates, eccentric atmosphere, and lively music and art, it's the perfect place to start or end your night. For a more casual experience, Don Taco is the place to go. With over 20 taco options and plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free options, it's sure to satisfy everyone's cravings.
Bear Branch Tavern is also open until 2am every day, with an extensive menu that covers all your lunch and dinner needs. In the area's nightlife areas, crowds take to the streets on weekends in search of food late at night. Experienced drinkers know that a greasy hamburger or giant slice of pizza from Lucky Buns at Adams Morgan will go a long way in combating the possible hangover the next day. In recent months, the definition of “late at night” has been reduced a bit, as the shortage of staff has meant that restaurants close earlier (places open 24 hours a day have also decreased).
But the places on this map are still a safe bet for eating after 11pm. Lucky Buns has versions of classic late-night fare that incorporate a number of Australian and Southeast Asian ingredients to satisfy adventurous diners. There are also spice bags filled with fried chicken mixed with Sichuan peppers, onions, chilies and peppercorns. Bear Branch Tavern is open until midnight on Friday and Saturday, while El Tamarindo serves classic Salvadoran dishes such as pupusas and chicken tamales until midnight Monday through Friday and 2am on weekends.
Ben's Chili Bowl serves iconic half-smoked sausages topped with chili until 2am on weekends at the U Street branches; things close earlier during the week and their other outposts maintain a more standard schedule. The booths at Copycat Co.'s sister cocktail bar make it seem less chaotic than its predecessor. This Dupont hangout serves Sichuan dishes such as chili wontons, mapo tofu, and meat boiled in water until 1am on weekends. Hot cocktails are arriving just in time for winter in DC.
The bar replaced Smoked & Stacked in Shaw with the goal of satisfying nighttime appetites with a simple menu of smoked wings and grilled cheese sandwiches. Huge burgers and fried chicken sandwiches are classic late-night fare, and Lucky Buns has versions that incorporate a number of Australian and Southeast Asian ingredients to satisfy adventurous diners. The new Big Wong serves Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine late at night every day of the week until 3am. It is known as the favorite place for chefs looking for something to eat after work.
Wiseguy serves pizza, garlic and chicken rolls until 3am every night of the week and midnight on Thursday at midnight in its opening hours. Every day of the week they are also known for their nightly happy hour. The bars were made for drinking during the day DC residents can head to Flavortown to eat nachos with garbage cans at this sports bar until 1am on weekends and until midnight most nights. Sports bars for watching the Super Bowl and other important games Many things close early in the suburbs, but Spacebar which is home to every imaginable variety of grilled cheese and epic totchos stays open until midnight Monday through Friday and 2am on weekends.
Tomo Sushi & Grill Restaurant in Centreville is open until 2am every night except Sunday (at 12am). If you're looking for an exciting late-night dining experience in Northern Virginia, you won't be disappointed! From classic American fare to exotic international dishes, there's something for everyone.