Washington, DC

3223 Grace Street, NW. Photo of Church Hall’s new set up by Caroline

Robert wanted to know: “what are the best and safest (best spacing between tables) outdoor eating/happy hour spots in DC right now?”

The early responses (add yours below):

Grand Duchess, Lymans and Marx Cafe.”

Nina May in Logan Circle was safe with great service and food.”

“@LauriolPlazaRes is doing an AMAZING job having taken over & tented their entire parking lot out back in addition to their usual outdoor seating. Wipes packets & disposable menus & ample space.”

“@TAonCapHill (Trattoria Alberto) has plexiglass between the tables. It feels so safe. The servers are awesome about masks and gloves.”

Hook Hall on Georgia is great for space!”

Unconventional diner, the Royal, st. Anselm, Makan, purple patch

“I second #UnconventionalDiner on 9th St, NW – and have to add they have great food and the fries are a hefty portion !!”

Surfside Tenley is great. Huge outdoor space”

“@RoofersUnionDC in AdMo has appropriately spaced tables on the front patio and the roof, and they do not bend the rules on masks”

Moreland’s Tavern has a great patio for space.”


“@thipkhaoDC does such a good job. Didn’t feel at risk at all.”

“@TheSaltLine in the Navy Yard is only outdoors & doing an amazing job! We’ve been a couple of times. Also, felt very safe @PursuitWineBar on H St NE, @OkuSushi by Union Market, and @Jaleo in Penn Quarter.”

“@RepublicCantina in Truxton Circle. Delicious Mexican food, great drinks, staff was super-safe & friendly & amazing”

“@DachaDC (especially Navy Yard) is a good one – plenty of open outdoor space”


“@FranklinsBrew has outdoor tables that are acutally six feet apart.”

Pearl Dive.”

Lapis in AdMo”

“@DukesGrocery foggy bottom”


La Jambe!!”

Iron Gate!”


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