The 5 Best Clubs in Washington D.C.
Jul 26 , 2011
Washington D.C. works hard by day – and parties even harder at night. The best clubs in Washington D.C. are proper modern dance clubs with ample space both on and on the dance floor. The club scene in D.C. ranges from domestic beer casual to tables with Cristal bottle service.
Dysfunxion: Whole foods, half beats
Dysfunxion offers a unique twist in the Washington D.C. club scene by extending the organic, whole-food living approach to the cocktails served. Drinks at this club are prepared with only minimally processed alcohols, 100% fruit and vegetable juices, and ultra healthy foods known as super foods. Dysfunxion seeks out products that are sustainable and organic. A DJ spins above the dance floor, which is surrounded by ultra-contemporary curvy furniture and glowing colored lights. Mingle with like-minded people at Dysfunxion, just three blocks east of the White House.
Science Club: Righteous rhythm, vegan snacks
The DJs at the Science Club spin hip-hop, rock steady, Reggae, funk, groove – anything designed with a beat to get you up and moving on the dance floor. Beyond serving up righteous beats, the club serves up an extensive vegan and vegetarian menu of bar goodies including tofu skewers, pesto pasta, and a cheese plate. The club is just two and a half blocks south of Dupont Circle on 19th Street. The Science Club has no dress code, making it one of the more casual clubs in Washington D.C.
Ultrabar: Six bars, low light
Ultrabar ensures you won’t go without a drink with six full-service bars that span across its five-floor layout. Ultrabar is one of the high-energy dance clubs in Washington D.C. The main dance floor is painted white to better enhance the lighting effects administered by the DJ booth above, which glow bright, not unlike a rave scene.
Guests at Ultrabar are surrounded by the constant colorful glow of all the indirect atmospheric lighting, including the bars that glow in bright colors. The club, which is located on F Street next to the National Portrait Gallery, offers valet parking and bottle service.
9:30 Club: Craft brews, famous bands
9:30 offers live rock and indie rock bands every night of the week. The club has the kind of rustic interior that is perfectly suited for dim lights and hopping music, but it’s one of the most popular and preferred clubs in Washington D.C. for live music.
Despite its intimate size, the 9:30 has hosted concerts by major headlining bands. Domestic, imported, and craft-brew beers are available alongside a fresh menu of food prepared with natural ingredients with vegan selections. The 9:30 Club is located on V Street, near Howard University campus.
Love: Day beds in the VIP
Love offers something none of the other clubs in Washington D.C. has: a five-person Italian marble shower located within a Penthouse suite. Love offers four floors of club space with different uses and possibilities, including the aforementioned Penthouse suite.
VIP spaces provide day beds, soft sofas, armchairs, and classic club tables everywhere for more intimate gatherings and comfortable lounging. The club has an elegant, modern, and classy decor. Love Night Club is located on the northeast side of Washington D.C. near the National Arboretum.
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