Celebrate Cuba Libre’s birthday with free cava and $3 mojitos

October 3, 2013

Cuban restaurant/salsa club Cuba Libre is celebrating three years in Washington today, and its anniversary happy hour should be as buzzy (and busy) as one of its popular weekend DJ nights.


Cuba Libre serves up happy hour mojitos during the week, then morphs into one of the city's hottest salsa clubs on Friday and Saturday nights. (Photo by Evy Mages for the Washington Post)

Everyone can partake of free glasses of cava, $3 mojitos and $3 empanada trios from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Order dinner and receive free tres leches cake, too.

The birthday festivities continue on Saturday, Oct. 12, when Cuba Libre hosts a "Havana Cabaret" with DJs, live music, pin-up girls, a cigar roller and complimentary cocktails.

Fritz Hahn has written about bars, drinks and nightlife for the Washington Post Weekend Section since 2003, but he also writes about everything from Civil War battlefields to sailing classes. A product of Prince George's County public schools, Fritz majored in journalism at the University of Maryland and lives in the District.
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