9:30 Club is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

1. 9:30 Club

9.3
815 V St NW (at 9th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Music Venue · U-Street · 209 tips and reviews

Jessica F.Jessica Forrester: Grab a spot on the balcony early- You'll have room to move AND be able to see.

Of A RevolutionOf A Revolution: Best seat in the house: along the railing in the balcony towards the center. Best place to eat nearby: Ben's Chili Bowl (try the 1/2 smoke all the way w/ cheese fries to share). - Richard On of O.A.R.

Lauren R.Lauren Rossetto: Just saw the Bosstones show here last night and was very impressed with the place. The view from the balcony was top notch, one of the best music venues I've ever been to!

AMC Loews Uptown 1 is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

2. AMC Loews Uptown 1

8.3
3426 Connecticut Ave NW (at Ordway St NW), Washington, D.C.
Movie Theater · Cleveland Park · 29 tips and reviews

Anne W.Anne Wolfe: Amazing balcony seats and huge screen!

Uncle Q.Uncle Quillis: One of the best theaters in town! Balcony seating!!

Ben H.Ben Hundley: Balcony is best. Speakers are a little loud up there, but very good viewing section near the railing.

John F. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theatre is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

3. John F. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theatre

8.4
2700 F St NW (at Rock Creek Pkwy NW), Washington, D.C.
Theater · Northwest Washington · 8 tips and reviews

Joshua H.Joshua Higgins: The balcony seats provide a really good view! Don't be afraid to book balcony seats.

Brian W.Brian Wells: Beautiful theater. We had the absolute last row in the balcony, and the view was still great.

Kennedy CenterKennedy Center: The Eisenhower Theater is the only performance space inside the Kennedy Center named after an individual. In 1958 President Eisenhower signed legislation creating what would become the Kennedy Center. Read more.

The Lincoln Theatre is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

4. The Lincoln Theatre

8.6
1215 U St NW, Washington, D.C.
Concert Hall · U-Street · 26 tips and reviews

Sean P.Sean Phillips: Be warned, even at an all GA show- there are seats on the floor and the balcony. There is no standing room GA. Beautiful venue though.

CaraCara: Gorgeous venue but beware that most of the balcony seats have ZERO stage visibility. Ended up standing in the back to see - others sat on the backs of their seats. Not cool.

LetTeddyWin ..LetTeddyWin .com: Beautiful historic theater. A great place to see a show.

The Hay-Adams is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

5. The Hay-Adams

9.2
800 16th St NW (btwn H & I St NW), Washington, D.C.
Hotel · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 38 tips and reviews

Angela H.Angela Hornsby: This hotel has amazing views of the White House. Great photo ops from the balconies. The food is also pretty terrific!

Megan L.Megan Luff: Lovely hotel. Great location near the Whitehouse. Breakfast was very good - try the smoothies, and crab cake Benedict.

LBJLBJ: President Obama and family lived here prior to moving in to the White House in 2009.

Madam's Organ Blues Bar is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

6. Madam's Organ Blues Bar

8.3
2461 18th St NW (at Columbia Rd NW), Washington, D.C.
Bar · Adams Morgan · 94 tips and reviews

Brendan N.Brendan Nee: the second floor balcony (down a tiny metal spiral staircase) has a great view of Adams Morgan and is a great place to have a beer even when it's busy.

Eric A.Eric Andersen: Adams Morgan must-do: Find your way to the balcony — from the 3rd floor, step outside, then go down metal spiral stairs. Enjoy the view!

EdEd: Best place to go in DC on a weeknight. Live music every day. This is a really cool bar. Split the big meat platter with a friend. They include tip sometimes, so make sure you check your bill.

Newseum is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

7. Newseum

9.4
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museum · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 291 tips and reviews

Saleem K.Saleem Khan: Visit the Journalists' Memorial, browse the archives, take a photo of yourself from the balcony with the Canadian Embassy and U.S. Capitol in the background

BrommaboBrommabo: Great news museum with everything from Berlin Wall, 4D cinema and my favorite Pulitzer Prize winning photographs and lot more. Bonus if balcony with view over The Capitol.

Jack M.Jack Marsh: Simply the best museum on the planet in terms of interactivity, engagement, fun, emotion and education. Modest admission price is well worth it. And ticket is good for two consecutive days.

Henry The Elephant is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

8. Henry The Elephant

8.3
Washington, D.C.
Science Museum · Northwest Washington · 1 tip

Victoria H.Victoria Hart: There are usually alot of people crowding the elephant, go to the second floor balcony to get a great view.

Kennedy Center Concert Hall - NSO is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

9. Kennedy Center Concert Hall - NSO

8.5
Washington, D.C.
Concert Hall · Northwest Washington · 7 tips and reviews

Allison K.Allison Kasic: Three levels of small balconies wrap around the hall like a giant U. I prefer to sit in the orchestra. Great room.

Rosalie J.Rosalie Jones: It looks like every seat is a good one to see the National Symphony Orchestra. Awesome!

John B.John Brewer: NSO, Stage Plays, Beautifully constructed and photogenic.

Ristorante Piccolo is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

10. Ristorante Piccolo

7.3
1068 31st St NW (at M St NW), Washington, D.C.
Italian Restaurant · Georgetown · 38 tips and reviews

Jennifer W.Jennifer Wang: good food (tried the Spaghetti al Frutti di Mare al Cartoccio & the lamb shank special) & service and balcony seating is very cute (though limited!)

Bill S.Bill S: Mmmmm the gnocchi is amazing....

jenrandalljenrandall: Nothing was memorable except the ambience.

The National Theatre is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

11. The National Theatre

9.0
1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 13th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Performing Arts Venue · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 25 tips and reviews

Blair R.Blair Russell: Seats in Balcony are good too!

Repeat A.Repeat Attenders: Check to see if there is a ticket lottery, or buy a cheaper partial view ticket.

M Squared Real EstateM Squared Real Estate: First opened in 1835, many Presidents have come to see performances, with many famous performers back in is heyday. National Theatre is now the city's most likely host for Broadway shows and musicals.

Kennedy Center Opera House is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

12. Kennedy Center Opera House

8.7
2700 F St NW, Washington, D.C.
Opera House · Northwest Washington · 25 tips and reviews

Michael L.Michael Lambert: Absolutely stellar views of the city from the balcony.

Kennedy CenterKennedy Center: Look up! The Lobmeyr crystal chandelier is 50ft wide, has 1,735 light bulbs. and is arranged in the design of a brilliant, multi-rayed sun bursting into a galaxy of glittering lights.

Adriana N.Adriana Nova: Wonderful. Make sure to look up and catch the amazing ceiling when you're inside the Opera House theatre.

Shakespeare Theatre Company - Harman Hall is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

13. Shakespeare Theatre Company - Harman Hall

8.9
610 F St NW (at 6th Street NW), Washington, D.C.
Theater · Chinatown · 34 tips and reviews

KC C.KC C.: Had seats toward the back at the top balcony but still a great view of the show.

William R.William Rand: Great plays, saw Ben Jonson's The Alchemist, really well done with fantastic costumes Read more.

Nicole M.Nicole McKinney: place a refreshment order for intermission before the show starts and skip the line later

Filter Coffeehouse & Espresso Bar is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

14. Filter Coffeehouse & Espresso Bar

8.8
1916 I St NW, Washington, D.C.
Coffee Shop · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 37 tips and reviews

John L.John Leman: The balcony makes the shop very unique. One cozy place to read a book.

Mary G.Mary Glazener: Fantastic pour over, I don't always do well with coffee but the blends of juices and coffee together make it fanstic! It's my new go to spot for studying in DC

ThrillistThrillist: Go for an artisan lattes (expertly poured with foam designs like leafs and such)...

Echostage is one of The 15 Best Places with a Balcony in Washington.

15. Echostage

8.4
2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE (at Bladensburg Rd NE), Washington, D.C.
Concert Hall · Langdon · 44 tips and reviews

Jessica P.Jessica Placencia: DJs, random artists. tables and balconies.

Andrea E.Andrea Erbeck: Great sound system! However the club feels a bit disingenuous, especially when compared to the 9:30 club. Drinks are over priced and there is no food. On the plus side, bathrooms are large and clean.

StephanieStephanie: Put your damn smartphone down and EXPERIENCE THE MUSIC FIRSTHAND.