We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

JR.'s Bar and Grill

Opens in 6 min: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Open today: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nancy's birthday

Good times with friends and celebrating a special birthday. Staff members were fun and easy going... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
kjhatelklake
,
Dimock, Pennsylvania
via mobile
The place for the young, attractive scene

Went here on a crowded Thursday night during showing of Rupaul’s Dragrace. All types of men... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
LightPro
,
Long Beach, California
via mobile
Read all 22 reviews
3
All photos (3)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good9%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
4 May 2018
“The place for the young, attractive scene”
17 Jun 2017
“Dc pride and March ”
About
Opens in 6 min
Hours Today: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
23°
13°
Sep
16°
Oct
11°
Nov
Contact
1519 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
Dupont Circle
+1 202-328-0090
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Washington DC
from USD 35.00
More Info
from USD 25.00
More Info
from USD 99.00
More Info
from USD 25.00
More Info
Reviews (22)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveller rating
10
2
3
2
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
10
2
3
2
4
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Went here on a crowded Thursday night during showing of Rupaul’s Dragrace. All types of men present, but a very attractive clientele overall. Friendly service.

1  Thank LightPro
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great place great beer prices large lot next to it for outside partying not sure that's all the time. The air was cold for a over packed bar even upstairs! Just a cool place with variety of people.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Years ago, this was my favorite happy hour haunt when I lived in DC. Not much has changed. It's still a fun place with two for one cocktails at happy. There is no grill anymore, however.

Thank Dt F
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Good times with friends and celebrating a special birthday. Staff members were fun and easy going. Fun place to visit.

Thank kjhatelklake
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Not sure why this bar has such a reputation, perhaps if we attended on show tunes night or something else it would have been a different experience? There was not a good atmosphere. When checking into our hotel front desk recommended Jrs as a nearby...More

1  Thank kazzys88
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing staff and amazing clientele. Especially on the night they sponsor show tunes (Monday). Hit em up whether you're a local or out of towner and you won't be sorry!

1  Thank Brent W
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I do not understand the appeal (or longevity) of this bar. Even way back in the 80's and 90's when my husband and I used to spend a weekend in DC with friends four and five times a year, we all avoided JR's. There is...More

4  Thank Dgtl1
Reviewed 15 September 2015

great bar, awesome location great service & strong drinks! music was great and loved the front patio!

Thank Villalva
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Not only are the drinks HUGELY overpriced but trying to get one is akin to winning the Powerball while getting struck by lightning during a shark attack. They spend all their time staring at their phones and when you do get their attention the looks...More

5  Thank Scott_A_Drake
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

They called me a the n word completely unacceptable so sad I will never come here again they are completely racist

5  Thank eaglepage
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 147 hotels in Washington DC
The Embassy Inn
285 reviews
.29 km away
Kimpton Rouge Hotel
1,952 reviews
.30 km away
Kimpton Topaz Hotel
1,395 reviews
.35 km away
Tabard Inn
399 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,558 restaurants in Washington DC
Komi
328 reviews
.03 km away
Floriana
286 reviews
.10 km away
Agora
424 reviews
.04 km away
Nazca Mochica Restaurant
121 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,018 attractions in Washington DC
DC Circulator
192 reviews
.38 km away
House of the Temple
56 reviews
.44 km away
Keegan Theatre
11 reviews
.15 km away
Barbie Pond on Avenue Q
14 reviews
.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from JR.'s Bar and Grill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines