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Denson Liquor

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US$10 - US$20
Bar, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite bar in DC. When we make it out of Bethesda, into town we always find our way here. Although it's situated in the bustling Penn Quarter it is a very chill, cozy, relaxing place to hangout. Bar bites are simple and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Denson is a fun little speak easy type bar. It's small but has a fun vibe. Not a great location if you are going to do a happy hour with friends and drinks are pretty pricey, but would be a good location for a first...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank martyrtatman
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Denson’s is a speak easy type bar located in the basement of a building. Excellent and friendly service. Food was good, limited menu but perfect for a bar. Great selection of liquor. Their bourbon and crafted cocktails did not disappointed. If your looking for someplace...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank bherod2
Reviewed 19 January 2018

It is easy to miss, as it is one floor beneath the street and there are no signs. There are huge doors to open and you are in this speakeasy kind of place with dim lighting. Not a big area but pretty intimate and the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 21 December 2017

So first off this place is in a basement so you need to know that going in. The entrance is a metal staircase across the street from a fire station. It makes for a good visual marker if you are not familiar with the area....More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Tonight we went to drink a few drinks at this cozy bar. Great for a date, side plates and the specialty drinks.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank crystalh324
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The concept is great. It's conveniently located to Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center). You walk down some hot, smelly stairs to be greeted by a rude host. There are not tables available, he says, you are welcome to stand by the bar. Fine. Did...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank hitman_mike
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the night and my brother was in the mood for a speak easy. This was exactly what he wanted. The vibe and decor was great and the cocktail (Hemingway daiquiri) was perfect. Even though we had just eaten dinner an...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank SawdogCliftonPark_NY
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped in here for a lee dinner cocktail. The staff was great (very friendly) , cocktail list impressive and happy hour specials quite appealing. If it is hard to find, just go down the stairs to the left of the pizza...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Jfc073
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Really inexpensive wine/cava/beer during happy hour! My friend and I shared some food, which was also delicious!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank JacqConn
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