The 1320 H St. NE restaurant made its case for a liquor license to ANC 6A’s Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Committee Tuesday night, and committee members said they want to limit the hours when drinks can be sold.
Management of the 22-seat restaurant asked for approval to serve alcohol Sunday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. and from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Committee members voted to recommend a settlement agreement to the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration.
Andrew Kline, a lawyer for the restaurant, said there was no reason to ask for the agreement, since Pizza Parts & Service has received no complaints about noise or trash since they opened in April.
“These are responsible business owners in the community,” Kline said.
Committee members called the agreement a general practice.
Two other H Street businesses fared better with the committee:
- RedRocks Pizzeria‘s request to lengthen its entertainment hours was approved. The 1348 H St. NE restaurant will be allowed to have DJs, live music and dancing until 1:30 a.m. Thursday, 2:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 p.m. Sunday. Its previous agreement with ABRA called for earlier end times Thursday through Saturday and no entertainment on Sunday.
- Impala Cantina y Taqueria‘s request for entertainment hours was approved. The 1358 H St. eatery will be able to have DJs, live music and dancing until 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday. “We just want to start doing salsa nights,” co-owner Troy Hickman said.
The committee’s recommendations will be reviewed at the full ANC meeting Nov. 13.