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Next Door

$$ - $$$
U Street Corridor
American, Bar, Pub
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1211 U Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4465
+1 202-667-8880
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My friend and I heard about the historical U street. Since we checked out the National Museum of African American History and Culture, we thought likewise befitting to check out this historical district. It was hard to find some of the places we read about. However stopping into the Next Door, made it all worth it. What a great visit... More 

Thank Kvon77
Cape Town
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

I had time to kill and went into Next Door after lunch at Ben's Chili bowl. Only had wine, but the bar lady was friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was very chilled. I'd go back there again.

Thank CapeTownDeidre
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Good place to get standard bar food, although the ribs are pretty good, considering what's available in the area. Just don't try to eat them on a Sunday when their Brunch menu severely limits options.

Thank Tandroy F
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Chilli, cheese and chips. WOW, never tasted chilli like it. Smokies are a must try. Friendly staff make this an overall great place to go

Thank kurlykim10
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Great atmosphere and food. It's located right next to Ben's chili bowel and is owned by the same family. Really enjoyed the chili fries and chili dog. Would definitely eat there again. Great place to eat out at.

Thank HumblTraveler
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

Brilliant idea to incorporate a next door spot to eat and drink in a more casual and trendy environment. Better selection of foods and spirits with wooden accents.

Thank Lance703
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant before the Billy Idol show we were attending at the Lincoln Theatre which is located right next door. The server was slow to get to our table and when he did arrive, he was short and unfriendly. He wasn't rude, but we did feel welcome. We ordered a white wine and our meals right away.... More 

Thank Joshua Y
Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

we caught a couple of drinks before going out clubbing and the bar is outstanding here. I tried the burger sliders and wasn't disappointed. This a great scene on U street before you go out for the night. Great music and plenty of people make this a live place to be on the weekends.

Thank JeffreyH617
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54 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

A wonderful place. Probably the best meal we have had since we arrived in the US ten days ago. Beautiful and friendly staff. Great food. An excellent night.

Thank tribalinsight
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

Great service food an drinks were also good... Will return ...have to tell everyone... It is a real live experience

Thank Cheryl D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 U Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4465
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > U Street Corridor
  • Neighbourhood: U Street Corridor
  • Phone Number: +1 202-667-8880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?