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Where to Watch the Summer Olympics With Food and Drink Specials

Big screens and specials, morning through late-night happy hour.

Wundergarten is showing the summer Olympics. Photograph courtesy of Wundergarten

Barkhaus
516 E. Bellefonte Ave., Alexandria
Cheer on furry athletes at The Dog Games. The dog-friendly Alexandria bar is hosting competitions for your four-legged friends, like tricks and a costume contest. The games will be held on Saturday, August 7 from 5 to 8 PM complete with food and drink specials. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Special Olympics.

Church Hall
1070 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Drink $8 steins of Narragansett and munch on $6 sweet potato fries every day until 8 PM during the games. The Georgetown beer hall is also offering four frozen boozy beverages, each $10: a classic margarita, a passion fruit margarita, a strawberry daiquiri, and a whiskey colada.

Commissary
1443 P St., NW
Kick off the Olympics at this Logan Circle spot. All the TVs and a big screen will show the opening ceremonies starting at 7 AM on Friday, July 23. Doors open at 8 AM daily following the opening ceremonies. A full breakfast menu is available along with chef Tom Crewnshaw’s specialty All-American Breakfast for $15 that includes ricotta and raspberry-stuffed French toast topped with blackberries, and sides of applewood bacon and breakfast potatoes.

Fairmont Hotel
2401 M St., NW
The Georgetown hotel is showing the games on large screens in the lobby through Aug. 8. Chef Jordi Gallardo prepared a $29 bento box for the occasion, which comes with a salmon sushi roll, mango salad, chicken lemongrass dumplings, white rice and spring rolls. Pair your box with $12-$16 cocktails or $8 beers. Discounted cocktail options include an old fashioned made with Suntory Toki Japanese whiskey, the Lychee bubbles made with Soho Lychee Liqueur and champagne, and the Sapporo summers with Sapporo beer, Triple Sec and grapefruit juice.

The Game
2411 18th St., NW
For the duration of the Olympics, chef Jo-Jo Valenzuela’s Adams Morgan sports bar is offering $5 beers, $5 Evan Williams bourbons, and $8 whiskey mules. Happy hour runs all night long for the opening ceremonies on Friday, July 23, and the late night menu will be available for select events. Check their social channels for updates.

Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap
401 E. Braddock Rd., Alexandria
Grab a medal-themed prix fixe menu offering and watch the Olympics from one of the five TVs at the Del Ray beer garden. The bronze offering is a 10” pizza and draft beer or glass of wine for $25; the silver choice includes white bean dip or spinach-artichoke dip for $37; and the gold choice adds a dessert for $47. The menus are available Monday through Thursday from July 23 through Aug. 8.

Wunder Garten
1101 First St., NE
If you aren’t setting your alarm for 4 AM to catch the Olympics live, head over to the NoMa beer garden for rebroadcasts of the day’s games. All TVs will be showing the games, starting at 7:30 PM on Friday, July 23 through Aug. 8. Take part in Olympic trivia on Monday nights from 7 to 10 PM and other weekly competitions with prizes and giveaways.

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