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Beer and wings for my birthday....any ideas?

AshAttAck Oct 7, 2008 06:00 AM

Hey y'all! I'm looking for a fun place to spend my evening. Instead of getting dolled up I was thinking beer, wings, and a good atmosphere. Any ideas?

Metro accessible would be awesome!

  1. DanielK Oct 7, 2008 08:10 PM

    Thirsty Bernie's in Arlington, SE corner of Glebe and Lee Hwy.

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    1. re: DanielK
      Zucumber84 Oct 9, 2008 08:11 AM

      I really like Crystal City Sports Pub it is reasonable the food is great and its right on the metro!

    2. m
      MDBBQFiend Oct 7, 2008 11:49 AM

      Hard Times Cafe in Bethesda on Del Ray Avenue - great wings and multiple beer taps serving standard domestics and some excellent microbrews (Harpoon IPA, Clipper City, and Sierra Nevada).

      Their wings are deep fried, finshed of on a grill after being sauced, and finished with a shake of spicy southwest seasoning. Served with blue cheese or ranch dressing.

      I would say it's about a 15 minute walk from Metro's NIH stop, but it's right across the street from a huge county parking garage (metered except Saturday and Sunday).

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      1. re: MDBBQFiend
        SheriS Oct 7, 2008 12:01 PM

        Second hard times. You can also get them grilled with dry rub and sauce on the side. The chile lime wings are very good.

      2. d
        dzherbst Oct 7, 2008 09:47 AM

        Not sure what your idea of "good atmosphere" is. I like Duffy's near U Street metro as a low key, divey irish pub with relatively cheap beer Oh and they have pretty awesome wings.

        1. Dennis S Oct 7, 2008 06:40 AM

          Not overly metro accessible but Bungalow Billiards in Shirlington would fit the bill to a T.

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