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Eighteenth Street Lounge

1212 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2536
+1 202-466-3922
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A classic cool hangout in the city...hip without being annoying. You can jam or you can just chill.

18th St Lounge is a longstanding chill-out spot for locals. Home to Thievery Corporation folks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael J
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
New place to visit when in DC

Stopped by ESL with coworkers for while in DC for a conference. Loved the vibe that his place puts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheLegendBlake
,
Chester, Virginia
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
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1 week ago
“A classic cool hangout in the city...hip without being annoying. You can jam or you can just chill.”
1 week ago
“New place to visit when in DC”
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LOCATION
1212 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2536
Dupont Circle
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+1 202-466-3922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

18th St Lounge is a longstanding chill-out spot for locals. Home to Thievery Corporation folks, this multi-room, multi-level club has a variety of scenes within the same bar to suit different moods. The first room with cozy couches and chairs, dark and cool and romantic....More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by ESL with coworkers for while in DC for a conference. Loved the vibe that his place puts off. Drinks were great and the live music was excellent. Will be back again when in town for work.

Thank TheLegendBlake
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times on the weekends on a late night. It's a very cute, quaint place and is very laid back. There's a lot of space and various areas to explore. The main bar can get pretty busy and I would recommend...More

1  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Everything I expected to experience since I knew Garza and Hilton (Thievery Corporation) started this place. Difficult to find at simple glance, the entrance to the Lounge is just a door between two shops, leading to a staircase. Really unassuming from the outside. Once you...More

Thank Camello_Blanco
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is one of my favorite clubs to visit anywhere. The music is diverse on all floors and the live bands that are there are top-knotch along with creative DJing. Non-intimidating scene. This is not the type of club that attracts the bro-crowd.

1  Thank SalErgrapes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Really cool concept. Each room/floor is a different theme. On the top floor there was live jazz, the rooftop was world music (middle eastern and Indian music), the center floor was hip-hop/EDM and the last room was disco/techno-ish mixed up. It was a good time,...More

2  Thank cphyt7
Reviewed 23 August 2016

As big Thievery Corporation fans we were really excited to visit the lounge on a recent trip to DC. Several different rooms with bars and DJ's, and the first night we went (Saturday) there was a live band upstairs after 11. We went back on...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Went briefly and loved the space but music and drinks were not hitting to my caliber. Perhaps on another occasion I will try again

Thank NeeNee717
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

This was a great place for getting our night started after dinner. Multiple rooms with different music, including a jazz band upstairs. Cindy was great behind the bar, accommodating & welcoming. Whenever I make it back I'll be going to 18th street.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Raggae night on Wednesday with a free live concert !! This place is amazing and The patio is really nice !

1  Thank Minusculucile
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