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    CAFÉ CITRON

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    Café Citron

    1343 Connecticut Ave., NW (Dupont Circle)

    Washington, DC

    (1) 202-530-8844 | www.cafecitrondc.com

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    • AMBIANCE

      Latin Dance Party
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Thurs.: 4:00pm-2:00am; Fri.-Sat.: 4:00pm-3:00am
    • RESERVATIONS

      Through website, except for large parties or same day after 7:00pm which must be called in
    • DOOR POLICY

      Can be strict on weekends
    • PRICE (MOJITO)

      USD 7
    • YEAR OPENED

      2000
    • SIGNATURE DRINK

      Mojitos
    • BAR

      Yes - multiple bars
    • FOOD SERVED?

      Yes - Latin American small plates
    • NOISE

      Loud
    • OUTDOOR SPACE

      No
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes
    • METRO

      Dupont Circle
    Dancer on bar in Cafe Citron in Washington DC

    VIBE

    This buzzing Latin American dance joint is where DC locals come for their salsa, flamenco, and rumba fix. The bright lime- and lemon-colored walls, the DJs blasting electro-Latin music, and the tons of fun young things on the dance floor create one of the best spots in town for shakin’ it. Sexy bartenders whip up some of the most heavenly mojitos in town.

    WHAT WE WOULD WEAR

    A flirty number, like a body-conscious dress and killer heels (but ones that will stand up to some serious dancing).

    GO HERE WITH

    A party-loving group of friends.

    CROWD

    Latin American expats, off-duty young business types, and Dupont locals looking for a festive night out.

    WHY WE LIKE IT

    The music, the dancing, the sexy crowd — this is a really fun place to dance into the wee hours of the night. Plus, there’s always some kind of event going on — free salsa lessons on Fridays at 9:00pm; live flamenco shows on Saturdays from 7:00pm-9:00pm; and drink specials, DJ events, and other fun parties throughout the week.

    WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE

    Sometimes the crowd gets a little too bumpin’ (read: handsy) on the dance floor for our taste.

    GOOD TO KNOW

    Happy hour is Tuesday-Friday from 4:00pm-7:30pm and Saturday from 4:00pm-8:00pm. The kitchen stays open until 11:00pm during the week, and the late-night menu is served until 1:00am on Friday and Saturday. For large parties call (1) 202-422-3005, and for same day reservations after 7:00pm call (1) 202-530-8844

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    Dancer on bar in Cafe Citron in Washington DC

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