Bar Pilar Washington DC
Bar Pilar

Bar Pilar

Washington DC
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Mon5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tues5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wed5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thu5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Fri5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Sat11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Sun11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Bar Pilar

1833 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

A pioneer of the 14th Street restaurant boom, this comfortable, nautical-themed spot is inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s boat, Pilar, and divided between a downstairs bar that fills up quickly on the weekends, and a low-key restaurant upstairs, where outstanding small plates take center stage (from honey-roasted beet salad to lamb belly bolognese). The 20 or so beers are well-curated but a tad overpriced, so you’re better off opting for a craft cocktail, many of which are mixed with house-made sodas and even include adult slushies, such as the "Violet, You’re Turning Violet," which swirls jalapeño tequila, wild blueberry, pineapple, allspice dram, and ginger into a spicy and sweet concoction.