Brasserie Beck
Reviewed By Cynthia Hacinli
Comments () | Published March 17, 2009
Great Bars 2011 Happy Hour

Brasserie Beck
Address: 1101 K St., NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-408-1717
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cuisines: Modern, Belgian
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, Saturday for dinner, Sunday for brunch and dinner.
Nearby Metro Stops: Mt. Vernon Square/7th St.-Convention Center, McPherson Square
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Upscale Casual
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes Poached egg and toasted baguette atop a garlicky mushroom sauce and spaetzle; golden fries with a trio of mayos; lush pea soup with veal-cheek meatballs.
Happy Hour Details:
Monday through Sunday, 5 to 7: half-price draft beers Thursday through Saturday, 10:30 to close: half-price draft beers, half-price raw bar
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

One sign that this place is serious about beer: Each brand it carries comes with its own unique glass. Another sign: The 16-page beer list includes more than 100 Belgian brews, from Delirium Tremens and Chimay to lesser-known offerings that rotate seasonally. Not sure what to order? You can sample the beers on tap before choosing or consult a beer sommelier. In warm weather, enjoy your Belgian on the large outdoor patio. The food here is also excellent. For a snack, we recommend the frites ($7), which come with three kinds of mayonnaise, or the gratin of Brussels sprouts ($7); the veggies have never tasted better.

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