Need a drink on Christmas? Head to H St NE, U St, or Adams Morgan. They have the highest density of bars that care enough to stay open on December 25th. But in case those ‘hoods are a hike, here are all the spots we know will be slinging drinks for your post-holiday comedown.
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Adams Morgan Bring your blues over and rest them on Madam's Organ’s bosom, but not until 8pm. We hear it's doing a mac & cheese and shot pairing. That’s actually a lie, but take it upon yourself to do it anyway.
Adams Morgan If you don’t dig Christmas, revel in knowing it’s St. Patrick’s Day every day inside Shenanigans. It’ll be open from noon to 2am serving free ham and turkey dinners to first responders and those who are hungry.
Georgetown No rest for the weary here. Rí Rá will be serving Christmas dinner with live music in case you want to rock around the Christmas tree. The swanky upper-level Whiskey Room will also be open and pouring drams. Opens at 1pm.
Columbia Heights Go on, play a little pinball. Unlike your relatives, the machines don’t talk back. The bar opens at 2pm, and while the kitchen’s closed, it's serving a Chinese carry-out buffet from Johnny’s. That’s why we love Lyman’s.