Catch a really cheap NBA game at Capital One Arena
Bring your date to a game at Capital One Arena, or impress them with tickets to a show. The venue regularly draws big-name talent such as Justin Timberlake and Adele. Tickets to NBA games can sometimes go for as low as $12, making it one of the more affordable, lively date options around.
Choose between bowling or bocce ball at Pinstripes
Get the ball rolling with your date at Pinstripes in Georgetown, which offers Italian-American food, wine, craft beer, bowling, and bocce ball. It's a slightly more refined way to enjoy the comforts of Italian fare and easygoing bar sports. The spacious venue's comfy leather couches are a plus too.
Nestle up by the fire at Barcelona Wine Bar
Barcelona's outdoor fire pit is the perfect spot to bring a date for a cozy escape from the cold. If you choose to go on a Monday night, you can warm things up even more with half-priced wine bottles and Barcelona's excellent cheese croquettes. Word of warning: they don't take cash.