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Upcoming Events



Haute Dish: Holiday Leftovers
A Drag Brunch Fundraiser

Saturday, January 20th, 1 PM – 4 PM

Gurl - You look HUNGRY! So let the ladies of Haute Dish feed you with fish and a sickening side of killer performances, great food, and great times! We'll be serving up some holiday leftovers along with your favorite hits, lip syncing for our lives on the mainstage, while the staff at Duplex will be serving up brunch, henny.

Nine delicious queens: KC B. Yonce' (KC Cambrel), Goldie Grigio (Andrew Bair), S'Vage Evergreen (MJ Thomas), Kiana (Adam Koussari-Amin), Anne G. O'Plasty (Bill Huff), Judy from HR (Melv Thom), Mindy Nao (Von Gerik Allena), Holly Cost (David Lloyd Olson), Regyna (Denny Johnson)

Return guest host Kate Symes (Washington Improv Theater)

Music by DJ Wesley Della Volla

Photography by David Claypool (Kalorama Photography)

Executive Produced by Brent Wingate

Every $45 ticket includes:

  • One select brunch entree of your choice
  • One champagne cocktail or glass of Pinot Grigio
  • A donation to Food and Friends

There will also be drink specials from 11 am - 5 pm, including mimosa pitchers and happy hour!

Space is limited, buy your tickets early to make sure you get your fill!



RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party

Thursday, January 25th, 8 PM

Happy Ru Year! She's BAAAAACK!!!! The third season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars - in which eight former Drag Race contestants return for a second shot at glory - premieres on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 8 pm with a special 90-minute opener. (That's right, folks, it's moving to Thursdays.) We will be airing the premiere and showing RPDR every Thursday for the duration of the season so come join us for all the fishy fun!



Miss Adams Morgan Happy Hour

Friday, January 26th, 6 PM – 9 PM

It happens every year, as predictable as the tides -- the old Miss Adams Morgan retires, and a new one rises form the ashes to take her place; metaphorically speaking, of course.

We said farewell to 2017's Miss Amanda LaMancha and we welcome Miss Adams Morgan 2018 -- Miss New York, Eva Von Beaverhausen!

If you missed her taking the crown at the pageant, come by and say hello at her January Happy Hour! It's fun and we'll be serving up Beaver Squeezes (a cocktail sensation named in her honor) all night! Please join the Dupont Social Club and Miss Adams Morgan XXX in ushering in the Reign of Unity. Whether you are a member of the DSC, interested in becoming a member, or just plain love drag this is the place for you!

Will & Grace Viewing Party

Thursdays, 9 PM

That's right poodle, they're BACK! Join us EVERY Thursday for a Will & Grace Viewing Party, part of your mandatory Thirsty Thursday lineup!

We will show Will & Grace & Jack & Karen on all of our 5 screens with sound from 9-9:30 pm on Thursday nights. Get here early to save a table for dinner and grab a Karen & Jack Squeeze OR a Will & Grace Squeeze -- and then stick around for your SQUEEZE when the show is over!

Then, come back the next week. And the next, and the next...

Plan a Party or Event @ Duplex Diner!

It's the season for parties, events, soirees, throngs -- whatever you call it. Let us host you!

You know we know how to throw a party. We've got great food, fun and attentative staff, and the best cocktails in DC (Lemon Squeeze, anyone?). We can do big or small, and fit in any budget. So if it's for a holiday, a birthday, your office, friends in town, enemies leaving town, or just no reason at all, give us a call. Hey, we're Duplex Diner -- we can do anything! Please contact Kelly at kelly@duplexdiner.com or call (202) 265-7828

New Winter Menus!

Stop in to try our new winter menus! We have Manhattans, New York Sours, Spiked Hot Chocolates, Chicken Pot Pies, Grilled Cheeses & Tomato Soup and all the Pinot Noirs a girl could ask for. All the things to keep you warm all winter! For those trying to maintain "summer bodies" in the winter we have special notations on our new menu for The Whole 30 and Paleo and we can accommodate vegetarians and Gluten Free diets. So make sure you stop in and check it out and ask a server or bartender to see all of our new menus!

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Have Your Party or Event at the Diner!

Whether you're having a birthday dinner, team event, special life event, or just a large group for dinner, we'd love to host you! Bring your squad to the Diner for an evening of fun, great food, and fantastic cocktails! We have specials every night to make your gathering memorable.

For more info please contact our manager, Kelly.

But don't just take our word for it...

I call it 'my kitch' - interesting upscale diner food... great cocktails... and always someone friendly to talk to at the bar. What more could you want?

— John Burchett

Come on in!

  • Monday6 PM — 11 PM

  • Tuesday6 PM — 11 PM

  • Wednesday6 PM — 11 PM

  • Thursday6 PM — 2 AM

  • Friday6 PM — 2 AM

  • Saturday11 AM — 2 AM

  • Sunday11 AM — 11 PM


Duplex Diner generally observes a first-come, first-serve policy. However, we DO take reservations for special events, such as birthday parties, wedding receptions, fundraisers, etc. For more information, email Duplex Manager, Kelly Laczko.