Columbia Room

(Now Closed)
Cocktail Bar and Speakeasy
1021 7th St NW (Between New York Ave. & L Street NW), Washington, D.C. 20001, United States
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Drinks:
Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
No
Total Visitors
767
Total Visits
1,048
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  • What you need to know
    Tasting Table
    Order Derek Brown’s famous Dry Martini:(4 Tips)
    Open Air P.
    "Try the Gin Rickey.(2 Tips)
    Will (@wj) J.
    Katie & J.P. are some amazing mixologists.(4 Tips)
    The Raw Story
    Ask for Matt Ficke and tell him Kay sent you.(2 Tips)
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  • Brett H.

    A must for anyone that considers themselves a cocktail snob...

    Brett Howard · December 15, 2014
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  • Chelsea S.

    wow. what a FANTASTIC find! the bartenders know their shit - I've never had half as good cocktails. get the a la carte menu!

    Chelsea Stephens · November 4, 2014
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  • Caroline

    Tasting menu not worth it, go a la carte. OR, go to The Sheppard instead.

    Caroline · September 1, 2014
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  • Michael G.

    Amazing. Trust the bartenders.

    Michael Gold · August 29, 2014
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  • Andre F.

    Excllent cocktails. Get the ghost dance.

    Andre Francisco · August 6, 2014
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  • Eater

    Columbia Room gives guests one of the most intimate cocktail experiences in the nation with a bar that seats only 10. According to Jessica Voelker “the staff here is never pretentious.” Read more

    Eater · May 28, 2014
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  • Paul T.

    I've probably drank 200 Tom Collins this year, around the World and tonight's were the BEST!

    Paul Tuennerman · May 11, 2013
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  • Spencer H.

    Worth every penny.

    Spencer Hughes · March 31, 2013
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  • Travel + Leisure

    Looking for a nightcap? D.C. night owls pack the reservations-only lounge.

    Travel + Leisure · January 4, 2013
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  • Billy

    Such great pairings of food and drinks!

    Billy · December 20, 2012
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  • WhistlePig W.

    Look out for the new WhistlePig 11-year TripleOne Rye with the sleek black label

    WhistlePig Whiskey · November 9, 2012
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  • Tasting Table

    Order Derek Brown’s famous Dry Martini: Read more

    Tasting Table · August 8, 2012
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  • The Raw Story

    Managing ed. Kay Steiger says: This place serves up a tasting menu of craft cocktails (3 for $67 + snacks -- pricey, but great for a special occasion). Ask for Matt Ficke and tell him Kay sent you.

    The Raw Story · August 2, 2012
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  • Open Air Publishing

    Try the Gin Rickey. Want to make this cocktail at home? Find the recipe in "Speakeasy Cocktails" for iPads. http://oapub.co/c48b46af

    Open Air Publishing · April 24, 2012
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  • Open Air P.

    "Try the Gin Rickey. Want to make this cocktail at home? Find the recipe in "Speakeasy Cocktails" for iPads. http://bit.ly/foursq_cocktails"

    Open Air Publishing · April 16, 2012
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  • Kay

    Matt Ficke is America's greatest bartender.

    Kay · November 16, 2011
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  • Kathryn Y.

    10 seats. Reservations only. Go through the back of Passenger Bar and enter the door just past the restrooms.

    Kathryn Yu · August 15, 2011
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  • The Daily Meal

    D.C.’s Columbia Room is almost like a friend’s chic, inviting living room — assuming that your friend mixes up classic cocktails like a pro. This place is all about cocktail craftsmanship. Read more

    The Daily Meal · June 22, 2011
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  • Will (@wj) J.

    Katie & J.P. are some amazing mixologists. Come here if you want a *real* cocktail. Tell them Will & Jackie said hi. Read more

    Will (@wj) Jones · June 21, 2011
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  • Bernie

    Derek brown is a true mixologist. Can't be beat in dc

    Bernie · May 29, 2011
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  • Bon Appetit Magazine

    There's a world of warm cocktails beyond the hot toddy - order the Scotch Whiskey Skin created by Derek Brown. Its the best hot drink on the menu! Click More Info for the full recipe. Read more

    Bon Appetit Magazine · March 4, 2011
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  • Jad J.

    Ask for the Angostura sour and bartender Derek's signature Martini, and bartender Katie's Aviation. Lovely bartenders.

    Jad Jureidini · November 15, 2010
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  • sp u.

    Never thought anyone could make me like gin...boy was I wrong!

    sp ud · October 1, 2010
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  • Laren S.

    Visited Derek Brown & Kat Bangs, who treated us to amazing cocktails paired with small plates in a soothing and relaxing setting. Delightful! Read more

    Laren Spirer · March 24, 2010
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