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1343 Connecticut Ave., NW (Dupont Circle)
(1) 202-530-8844 | www.cafecitrondc.com
AMBIANCELatin Dance Party
HOURSMon.-Thurs.: 4:00pm-2:00am; Fri.-Sat.: 4:00pm-3:00am
RESERVATIONSThrough website, except for large parties or same day after 7:00pm which must be called in
DOOR POLICYCan be strict on weekends
PRICE (MOJITO)USD 7
BARYes - multiple bars
FOOD SERVED?Yes - Latin American small plates
PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?Yes
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.
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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