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Upcoming Events



Pride Kickoff Party

Saturday, June 3rd, 2 PM — 6 AM

Come join Brock Thompson, Jonathan Shields, and Beaumont Brackeen as they guest bartend for Duplex Diner's PRIDE KICKOFF on June 3, 2-6pm. All tips are going to the Wanda Alston Foundation!

DJ Thomas Hernandez will be spinning! Goldie Grigio will host the event while Shaunda Leer performs her little heart out!

There will be special celebrity cocktails named after local members of the DC community! There will be shirtless boys! Munch on some Tater Thots and Twinks in a Blanket!

Come ring in Pride week with us. It could be a complete disaster, but those are fun to watch, right?


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Pride Week

Monday, June 5th — Sunday, June 11th

Come celebrate Pride with us! We will be partying all week with Pride Specials every night. This is all in addition to our regular nightly specials!

Monday - 1/2 price ‘M's’

Tuesday - $4 Domestic Beers and 1/2 Price Burgers

Wednesday - Wine-O Wednesday - All glasses of wine are 1/2 price all night

Thursday - It's Pride Thursday at the Diner! Come get a squeeze ‐ in a glass or elsewhere!

Friday - Join us for RPDR and stay for a cocktail or five.

Saturday - Open all day for brunch before the parade and of course all night for drinks after the parade!

Sunday - Pop in for brunch before the march or join us after the festival for Sunday Funday Duplex Style. Don't forget about Rosé All Day all of Pride Weekend!



Breakfast Club

Friday, June 23rd, 9 PM — 2 AM

Breakfast Club: An 80s and 80s Remix Dance Party, only at The Duplex Diner! Like, no way! Your favorite 80's dance party is back! No cover! Drink specials! Your favorite 80's hits! Party starts at 9 and ends when Pac-Man gets all of those pellets.



MAMP Happy Hour

Friday, June 30th, 6 PM — 9 PM

What's the best way to kick off a cold weekend night? Cocktails at MAMP Happy Hour! Join Miss Adams Morgan Amanda LaMancha 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!

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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.