Helix
Reviewed By Thomas Head
Comments () | Published February 19, 2009
Happy Hour

Helix Lounge
Address: 1430 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-462-9001
Neighborhood: Logan Circle, Downtown
Opening Hours: Open for breakfast Monday through Friday 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Saturday and Sunday 7 AM to 10 AM. Open for dinner Sunday through Thursday 5 PM to 10 PM midnight, Friday and Saturday 5 PM to 11 PM. Bar stays open until midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 2 AM Friday and Saturday.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: McPherson Square, Dupont Circle
Price Details: Starters, $6 to $14; entre├ęs, $10 to $19.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Valet Parking Available, Party Space, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups, Breakfast
Scene:
Food Specials, Outdoor Seating
Happy Hour Details:
Daily 5 PM to 7 PM: beer, wine, and liquor specials; half-off cosmopolitans; $3 sliders, $6 quesadillas, and $3 fries.
Happy Hour Days:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

From the cushioned walls to the shiny vinyl ottomans, everything at Helix is white. Colored lights constantly transform the room, and loud party music (a lot of Britney Spears) has many dancing after a few $10-to-$13 martinis. Despite the trendy decor, the staff and crowd are generally unpretentious. Happy hour is Tuesday through Sunday 5 to 8 and all night Monday, with half-price burgers, beers, and signature “pajama party” cocktails made with Stoli Raz, Sprite, lime juice, and a splash of Champagne.

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