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: 12pm - 3am
Saturday: 11am - 3am
Sunday: 11am - 11pm
Monday - Friday: 3pm - 7pm
Events + Specials
// Monthly ZOdiac Party
We’re celebrating our Libra Friends on Friday, September 27 with our monthly zodiac party! Show proof of Libra status to receive HALF OFF the entire cocktail menu.
// new happy hour specials!
Stop by Next Door Monday through Friday 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