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: 11:30am - 12am
Friday: 11:30am - 3am
Saturday: 11am - 3am
Sunday: 11am - 11pm
Seven Days a Week!: 3pm - 7pm
Events + Specials
// Monthly ZOdiac Party
We’re celebrating our Scorpio Friends on Friday, October 25 from 10pm to 2am with our monthly zodiac party featuring DJ Carlos Danger! Show proof of Scorpio status to receive HALF OFF the entire cocktail menu.
// new happy hour specials!
Stop by Next Door seven days a week between 3pm and 7pm for the best happy hour on U Street! We’re serving half-price cocktails plus select $5 beer, wine, and tasty bites. Click here for our all-new Happy Hour Menu.
// Monday - INDUSTRY NIGHT 3pm - close
$5: Old Fashioneds, $5 for 5 Wings