So many people have today off that it feels like a weekend morning in downtown D.C. It’s not a coincidence that many restaurants and bars are opening early, serving special brunch menus or early happy hours. If you’ve got the day off – or you’re cutting out of the office early – here are a few suggestions for where to fuel up.
201 Bar : Open for the 11 a.m. Nebraska-Iowa football game, and serving a full brunch buffet.
Bandolero : Brunch from noon to 4 p.m., with bottomless cocktails for $19, or drinks for $8 each.
Belga Cafe : Brunch menu until 4 p.m.
The Black Squirrel : Open at noon.
Boqueria : Brunch from 11:30 to 2:30, with the restaurant’s usual weekend deal: $35 for unlimited tapas and drinks.
Eatonville : Brunch until 3 p.m.
Firefly : Brunch until 2 p.m. with $2 bloody marys and mimosas.
The Pug : Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by happy hour.