Monday through Thursday, 5:30 PM to 2 AM; Friday and Saturday, 5:30 PM to 3 AM: $5 Stella
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
Maybe it’s the cozy bistro seating. Or the impeccably dressed staff. But more than three years after opening, Marvin remains the undisputed cool kid of the U Street bar scene. An homage to Marvin Gaye’s self-imposed exile in Europe, the bar offers a lengthy list of Belgian beers and serves up crowd-pleasing dishes such as chicken and waffles. The spacious outside deck, which gets jammed in spring and summer, is the closest you’ll come to experiencing a Brooklyn rooftop party in DC.