Daily 5 to 9PM: $4 beers, $5 mixed drinks, $6 martinis.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
The four-story climb to the top of this chic U Street establishment is well worth it: The glassed-in terrace offers stunning views of downtown DC and the Washington Monument. Skip the so-so food and focus on the 13 kinds of martinis. During happy hour—Tuesday through Saturday 5 to 8—drinks are buy one, get one free in the Red Room bar on the second floor.