Duplex Diner

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Upcoming Events

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Viewing Party with Goldie Grigio

Every Thursday, 9 – 10 PM

Join us every Thursday night for the best place to watch Drag Race!!! The race for the crown and the coveted spot in the Drag Race Herstory continues with Season 11 featuring all new queens! We have Drag race trivia during the specials with free shots if you get your question correct! So come join us and the most fab host in town, Miss Goldie Grigio, to watch Drag Race every Thursday night! Then stay for everyone's favorite night of the week at Duplex — THURSDAY!




Friday, February 22nd 7 PM – 9 PM

What's the best way to kick off a cold weekend night? Cocktails at MAMP Happy Hour! Join Miss Adams Morgan Love Potion #9 and your favorite MAMP friends for all things Stoli (we mean cocktails and squeezes, of course!), as well as tasty nibblies like tots! Keep the MAMP magic going all year long at our monthly Happy Hour!



Oscars Viewing Party

Sunday, February 24th — Red Carpet 6 PM — Live Oscar Telecast 8 PM

Join us for our fave awards show of the year – The OSCARS! The nominees have been announced and now all you have to do is SEE the movies! Even if you haven't seen them you won't want to miss our Oscars viewing party. Even though they still don't have an official host we will be hosting on our own! We will have champagne specials, food specials and there will be tables set up with plenty of popcorn. We will have music during the commercials so how could you watch anywhere else?!? Red Carpet coverage starts at 6 pm and the show starts at 8 pm. For reservations emails kelly@duplexdiner.com.



International Women's Day Happy Hour!

Friday, March 9th 6 – 9 PM

Better the balance, better the world! Come join us to celebrate International Women's Day with a Duplex Diner happy hour. There will be plenty of drink specials, fun music and phenomenal women (including your favorite Diner ladies!). #BalanceforBetter.

"There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women" -Kofi Annan

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

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.