Great Bars 2011: The Red Derby
Reviewed By David Dorsen
Comments () | Published February 7, 2011
Great Bars 2011 Happy Hour

The Red Derby
Address: 3718 14th St., NW, Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 202-291-5000
Neighborhood: Petworth, Mt. Pleasant/Columbia Heights
Opening Hours: Sunday through Thursday: 5 PM - 2 AM Friday and Saturday: 5 PM - 3 AM Brunch, Friday and Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM
Nearby Metro Stops: Georgia Ave.-Petworth, Columbia Heights
Happy Hour Details:
Monday through Friday from 4 to 7: $2 beers.

At the Red Derby, a gilt statue presides over the bar, Flashdance and other cornball classics play in the corner, and all the beers come in cans. Drinking at this Columbia Heights hangout feels like being back at the kids’ table: You can play Jenga while chatting with the mostly neighborhood regulars. Although 35 beers include such hard-to-find options as Wexford Irish Crème and Young’s Double Chocolate Stout, much of the crowd is downing $2 cans of Schlitz and Natty Boh.

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