Neighborhood Eats: Bourbon
Comments () | Published March 17, 2008
Bourbon - Adams Morgan
Address: 2321 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-332-0800
Neighborhood: Adams Morgan
Cuisines: American
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 6 PM to 2 AM, Friday 5 PM to 3 AM, Saturday 9:30 to 3 AM, and Sunday 9:30 to 2 AM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Woodly Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Hot wings; crabcake sandwich; burger; bourbon-baked beans; Old Bay fries.
Price Details: Starters, $4.50 to $6.75; main courses, $5 to $20.

This ever-crowded pair of hipster bars, all raw brick and brushed steel, worship one thing: whiskey. There are more than 200 varieties, from small-batch American spirits to peaty single-malt Scotches. So it’s no surprise that bourbon flavors much of the bar fare, such as the tangy baked beans and the wings dripping with barbecue sauce and served with a chunky bleu-cheese dip. The compact bacon-cheddar burger and a flattened crab cake on buttery sandwich bread don’t have a boozy kick but are flavorful nonetheless.

-March, 2008 

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