Eat and Drink Your Way Through the Holidays at These Capitol Hill Area Restaurants

by Sean Meehan December 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm 0

Champagne toast (Photo via Flickr/ toniblay)

Whether you’re looking for a cooked goose or Chinese food for Christmas or champagne for New Years, the Capitol Hill area is full of restaurants opening their doors for the holidays with special menus and deals.

Here’s our list of the best holiday specials across the area:


Bistro Cacao
320 Massachusetts Ave. NE

Bistro Cacao will have a three course holiday dinner from 4-10 p.m. Christmas Eve for just under $45 per person. 

Cafe Berlin
22 Massachusetts Ave. NE

The Capitol Hill German restaurant will serve a three-course dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas with traditional German holiday favorites for $39 per person.

Mr. Henry’s
601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

The Capitol Hill restaurant will serve a three-course Christmas Eve dinner with reservations available from 6:30-10 p.m. Reservations can be made online.

Osteria Morini
301 Water St. SE

If you aren’t planning on going out for Christmas dinner but still want to impress relatives with dessert, Osteria Morini is selling desserts for Christmas. Orders must be placed online before Monday, Dec. 21.

Star & Shamrock
1341 H St. NE

D.C.’s only Jewish-Irish pub will hold its fifth annual Xmas Mitzvah starting at 11 a.m. Christmas Day. The pub promises “Chinese-ish” food, movies and drinks. 

New Year’s

613 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Barrel on Capitol Hill will serve an all-you-can-eat New Year’s Eve dinner from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. with an open bar. Tickets are available online for $106. The restaurant will also have a bottomless brunch on New Year’s Day starting at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are available online for $64.

Bistro Cacao
320 Massachusetts Ave. NE

The French eatery will also have a five-course New Year’s Eve dinner from 5-11 p.m. 

Bluejacket Brewery
300 Tingey St. SE

Navy Yard Brewery Bluejacket will hold their annual New Year’s Eve bash with an open bar, snacks, live music and a champagne toast from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Tickets are available online for $115.

Due South
301 Water St. SE

Due South will open its kitchen from 4 p.m.-12:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve offering both its regular winter menu and a special prix-fixe menu. On New Year’s Day, the restaurant will serve brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. while showing SEC college football games. 

1351 H St. NE

Hip H Street restaurant and fashion boutique will have an open bar and food at its New Years Eve party from 7 p.m.-3 a.m. Tickets are available online for $90.

Mr. Henry’s 
601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Mr. Henry’s will also serve a three-course New Year’s Eve dinner with two seatings from 6-7 p.m. and  8:30-10 p.m. Reservations can be made online

1324 H St. NE

Peruvian restaurant Ocopa will have a New Year’s Eve meal for $45 per person with optional Pisco pairings for an additional $25.

223 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Sonoma restaurant and wine bar will have several New Year’s Eve dinners. A four course dinner before 6:30 p.m. will cost $90 while a five-course dinner after 6:30 p.m. will cost $110. Wine pairings for either dinner will cost $65. 

201 Bar
201 Massachusetts Ave. NE

The 201 Bar will host its annual 70s themed “Studio 201” New Year’s Eve Party from 8 p.m. to close with throwback cocktails and dancing. 

Photo via Flickr/ toniblay


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