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Stetsons: "Great atmosphere, no frills bar" Washington D.C. Nightlife Tip by largerama

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On the west side of U Street at the very bottom of Adams Morgan, Stetsons is unlike anywhere else in DC, as it has that dive/corner bar look about it but the clientelle is so mixed.

From the outside it looks like a saloon. Inside the decor is shabby and a little dingy downstairs but you cant beat the long, old style bar and garden out the back in summer. Upstairs has a pool table, dart board and is more airy.

this is a great place to spend with a group of friends and for a tourist, see a slice of city life in DC you wont get in many other places especially somewhere like Georgetown. Expect to meet anyone from strippers to White House interns, cops to students, lawyers to local residents. Stetsons is a great meeting place for all and it gets packed on a weekend especially.

Go there a couple of times and you will be treated as a regular and you will begin to meet the diverse regulars who frequent the place. It can quickly become your second home!!

Dress Code: Erm no. In fact I dont think they would care if you turned up naked.

Address: 1610 U Street, NW . Adams Morgan
Directions: Nearest Metro stops are U Street-Cardoza on the Green Line (13th Street exit) and Dupont Circle on the Red Line (either exit).
Phone: 202 6676295
Theme: Eating and Drinking

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  • Written Mar 28, 2006
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