Summer in D.C. means men in seersucker suits, outdoor movie screenings, Jazz in the Garden and happy hour on the patio. At A BAR, opening tonight at 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. in the West End, another huge patio awaits post-work Washingtonians looking for cool drinks and a relaxing atmosphere.
Happy hour deals, offered Monday to Friday from 4-7 p.m., include $6 specialty cocktails like spicy "Midnight In Paris" with homemade jalapeño-habanero grenadine. There's also $4 "Patio Punch" and $5 glasses of select red and white wines. Brennan Adams, who previously helmed the bars at Masa 14 and El Centro D.F., crafted the drinks menu.
Hungry? Try half-price small plates like crostinis and paninis, along with light and refreshing shrimp ceviche off a menu by chef Garen Minton (formerly of Volt and Graffiato).
Check out a slideshow of some of A BAR's offerings and stop by tonight for happy hour specials until close.
Happy hour specials at A BAR include $6 cocktails and $4 patio punch.
Patio seating for summer, with more seats inside.
Midnight in Paris (Sparkling Brut, St Germain, Lime Juice, Chili Grenadine Syrup)
Le Poitier (Zardetto Spumante Brut, Kings Ginger, Luxardo Maraschino, Homericon, Limonata)
Patio Punch (Lambrusco, Elderflower, Orange, Lemon, Mango, Thyme, Apple Brandy)
The Clooney (Old Forester Bourbon, Original Sin Pippin Cherry Tree Cider, Carpano Antica, Orange Bitters)
Tomato, Pesto and Goat Cheese Crostini
Kumquat, Prosciutto and Maple Yogurt Crostini
Rustic Grilled Cheese
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