Established in 2008, Ben's Next Door is a warm and inviting locally owned restaurant and bar for everyone.
We pride ourselves on delicious food at a fair price, unique specialty cocktails, and a great beer and wine list. We are known for our upscale Southern Cuisine, including our signature Chicken & Waffle, Shrimp and White Cheese Grits, Crispy Skin Salmon, and Jumbo Lump Crab Cake. With a 53-foot bar, 9 flat-screens, and great service, it's hard not to fall in love with Next Door.
1211 U Street NW Washington, DC 20009
Monday - Thursday: 3pm - 11pm
Friday + Saturday: 11am - 3am
Sunday: 11am - 11pm
Monday: 3pm - 11pm
Tuesday - Friday: 3pm - 7pm
Events + Specials
// GEMINI PARTY
Join us on Friday, May 24 from 9pm - 1am for our ongoing horoscope party series. Show your proof of Gemini status and receive 1/2 off the cocktail menu!
// NBA PLAYOFFS
Don’t miss the big games on our even bigger screens! We’re featuring $5 Aslin "Keepin the Funk Alive" Sour Ales and $10 Coconut Sunsets with Ciroc coconut, pineapple, and grenadine. Check the schedule for game times, then grab your friends and head on over.
// MEMORIAL DAY BRUNCH
Monday brunch? Don't mind if we do! Join us from 11am to 6pm on Monday, May 27 for our full brunch menu. Please note there is no dinner service that day.
Congrats, Grads! Let Next Door host your party.
We’re so proud of all those who are completing their studies this spring. Looking for the perfect venue to celebrate your accomplishments? Drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll create a custom experience just for you. But don’t delay - dates are booking up fast!
// Monday - INDUSTRY NIGHT 3pm - close
$5: Old Fashioneds, White Peach Sangria, 5 Wings, Cauliflower Appetizer
// Wednesday - Wine Wednesday + Chefs Surf n Turf
// Friday - Brunch 11am - 3:30pm + late night menu ‘til 2:45am
// Saturday - Brunch 11am - 3:30pm + late night menu ‘til 2:45am
// Sunday - Brunch 11am - 3:30pm + Big Beer n Burger Night
**All Draft Beers Upgraded to 22oz for the same price + 1/2 Priced Burgers**