The Gibson

Washington DC
Speakeasy
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This multi-level cocktail bar has a serves a variety of craft cocktails that are constantly changing, allowing you to enjoy something new and exciting amidst the spot's warm ambiance every time. The drink list hovers in the $10-$15 range, and is organized by type of spirit, making it easy to find something you’ll like. The space has a speakeasy feel, with cozy seating and dim lighting.

Available for Reservations
Monday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sunday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM

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Once thought to be another pandemic casualty, this influential DC cocktail bar reopened last year in its original space off the corner of 14th and U streets. Still hidden behind an unmarked door, The Gibson remains a go-to reservation for pre-prohibition cocktails in a quiet, dimly-lit atmosphere. Drinks rotate seasonally, and the staff is always prepared to mix up something off-menu or offer a suggestion from the vast selection of spirits on hand.

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Its survival was in question for a while, but this pioneering cocktail bar reopened this summer after a lengthy hiatus. Accessed through a plain unmarked door on bustling 14th street, the Gibson remains is a staple of Washington’s speakeasy scene, offering a quiet place to sit and be served. Bar seating and booths line the cozy space, and there’s also a back patio for warm-weather lounging. Drinks here touch on both pre-Prohibition classics and rotating seasonal creations.

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Monday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sunday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM

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