Great Bars 2011: Spider Kelly’s

Arrive after 10:30 on a Friday night and you may find yourself waiting in a line of young prepsters. The crowds come for good reason. Last year, Spider Kelly’s expanded into three adjacent storefronts, transforming the former hole-in-the-wall into a cavernous space with a dining room, 94-foot bar, couch-filled lounge areas, and enough room for shuffleboards, pool tables, darts, arcade games, and a whopping 31 flat-screen TVs.

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.