10 DC Spots Offering Inauguration Week Specials

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10 DC Spots Offering Inauguration Week Specials

Toast to the incoming president at home with these Inauguration Day specials!

While attending Inauguration this year might be out of the question, you can still celebrate safely by watching the ceremony at home. These 10 DC spots are offering special Inauguration Day deals so you can toast to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris from the comfort of your own home.


1. Republic Restoratives, Ivy City

This Ivy City distillery has created a brand new whisky in honor of the U.S.’s first Black and Asian-American female Vice President. The  blend of seven-year bourbon and five-year rye ($89) was created in collaboration with local atist Lex Marie and is now available for pick up at their DC store. Just make sure to order first!

Where: 1369 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002.

2. Immigrant Food, Downtown

Immigrant food is also honoring our new VP with a special themed bowl. The “Madam VP Heritage Bowl” features Jamaican and Indian-inspired ingredients including coconut-milk curried chicken, chickpeas, potatoes, pineapples, plantains & a hint of spicy peppers, served over turmeric rice and baby spinach. The bowl  is available for ordering online on their website.

Where: 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006.

3. Valor Brewpub, Capitol Hill

This Capitol Hill restaurant is offering a special Inauguration week “survival kit” for all hungry Washingtonians.  Their make-your-own-pizza kit comes with fresh dough, Marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese (additional toppings are available) and you can also add on a Growler, filled with any Valor craft beer or 160z cocktail  pouches. You can place your order by calling them at  (202) 547-8459.

Where: 723 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003.

4. Bourbon Steak, Georgetown

Georgetown’s Bourbon Steak is going all out for Inauguration week with its exclusive  46 oz. bone-in ribeye in honor of our 46th President. The hearty ribeye comes with a trio of  the restaurant’s signature fries and a shaken Potomac Martini in honor of Dr. Jilll Biden’s favorite concoction.

Where: 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007.

5. Prost, Mt. Vernon Triangle

Prost will be offering several specials in honor of Inauguration week! These include their American hot chocolate with spiced rum, red and blue sprinkles and a generous heap of whipped cream, their  DC Rickey’s cocktail and their burger American featuring two beef patties topped with American cheese, pickles and special sauce all served on a pretzel bun.

Where: 919 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001.

6. Silver Lyan, Penn Quarter

The Riggs Hotel’s bar, Silver Lyan, has recently launched at home home cocktails. In honor of Inauguration week they’re delivering a celebratory “Inauguration Box” which includes two DC Brau Joint Resolution Hazy IPA,  a Gosset, Brut, “Grand”, Champagne, France, NV, one 4oz. Beeswax Old Fashioned , one  4oz. FT Negroni and a 4oz. Project Manhattan, as well as Silver Lyan Chex Mix.  The celebratory box can be ordered online on Cafe Rigg’s website. 

Where: 900 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004.

7. Jack Rose, Adams Morgan

This Adams Morgan bar has curated a “Boozy New Deal” specially for Inauguration week. Jack Rose’s cocktail kits feature a four-course tasting, showcasing American Spirits. Cocktails include their Ameri-tivo with 750ml bottle Chandon (California), Don Ciccio Cinque (DC), Mead (MD) and Creme de Cassis, their Mint Julep with  Old Bardstown BIB (Kentucky), Nitro-muddled Mint and Gomme Syrup, their Cozy by the Fire with Woodinville Bourbon (Seattle), Mulled Wine Syrup, Baked Apple Bitters and Green Chartreuse; and their Brandy Alexander with  Apple & American Brandy House Blend (Kentucky & California) , D&G Creme de Cacao and Heavy Cream.


Jack Rose’s “Boozy New Deal” Inauguration kit is available for ordering online on their website.

Where: 2007 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009.

8. Jaleo, Penn Quarter

Chef José Andrés’ restaurants are celebrating the Inauguration of our 46th president and Madam VP with some Valencian Paella! Jaleo’s Inauguration Feast for Four is available for takeout and features ingredients honoring President-Elect Joe Biden’s home state of Delaware and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ California. The feast also features limited-edition tapas, dessert and you can also add a bottle of Cuveé José for toasting. Cheers!

Jaleo’s Inauguration Feast for Four is available for ordering online.

Where: 480 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004.


9. Fight Club, Capitol Hill

This knock out sandwich spot has brought back its popular Biden’s Bobbie sandwich (turkey, sausage stuffing, potato mayo and cranberry sauce) to honor our 46th president. It has also rolled out  a brand new tuna melt in honor of Madam VP, Kamala Harris, featuring tuna salad, spicy chips, American cheese and a hard boiled egg on country white bread. Yum! Both are available for takeout and delivery through January 20th!

Where: 623 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003.

10. Pizzeria Paradiso, Spring Valley

This Spring Valley spot is going back to our favorite basics with pizza and ice cream to celebrate Inauguration week. Pizzeria Paradizo has teamed up with Jubilee Ice Cream and is offering special root beer floats with Ice Cream Jubilee and Boylan’s Root Beer. The restaurant offers different flavors including Biden’s Back to Basics Root Beer Float ( Ice Cream Jubilee’s Vanilla ice cream flavor floated in Boylan’s Root Beer⁠), Harris’ Spicing It Up Ginger Ale Float ( Ice Cream Jubilee’s Vanilla ice cream flavor floated in Boylan’s Ginger Ale⁠), Cuppa Joe Beer Float (Ice Cream Jubilee’s Cuppa Joe special inauguration ice cream flavor floated in Port City Porter) and Banana Bourbon Ka(ra)mala Beer Float ( Ice Cream Jubilee’s Banana Bourbon Caramel ice cream floated in RaR Groove City Hefeweizen)⁠.

In addition for every pizza purchased on Wednesday, January 20, Pizzeria Paradiso will also giving away a free serving of Ice Cream Jubilee’s Vanilla Chocolate Chip!

Where: 4850 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016.

11. Astro Doughnuts, Falls Church

This Fried Chicken & Donuts shop has rolled out a special donut in honor of President-elect Biden. Their inauguration donut features a vanilla chocolate chip dough with mini chocolate chip sprinkles topped with a mini “ice cream” cone. Astro Doughnuts’ Downtown location will remain closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, but you can still get these mouthwatering doughnuts at their Falls Church, VA, spot!

Where: 7511 Leesburg Pike #103, Falls Church, VA 22043.

See also: DC’s Winter Restaurant Week Kicks Off Next Week!

[Featured image: Instagram / @prost_dc]

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