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The Pug

Dive Bar$$$$
Capitol Hill, Washington
  • Dan M.
    "Bottomless brunch is the way to go."(3 Tips)
    Alissa M.
    "... with cheesy eggs, hangover hash, two sausage links, and biscuits and gravy...."(3 Tips)
    Casey C.
    "One of my favorite bars in DC."(2 Tips)
    Stephanie D.
    "Hot cider & root beer cocktails are great."(3 Tips)
50 Tips and reviews
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    BROADSSeptember 6, 2013
    This lowkey, cozy, unpretentious, neighborhood bar doesn't try to appeal the masses, which is how Broads likes our watering holes to be. TACO SUPREME BONUS:: THEY SERVE CRUNKCAKES HERE!
  • Derek F.
    Derek FromsonMarch 12, 2013
    A good spot to hang out if you're waiting for a table upstairs at Toki Underground. Choices are plentiful if you like beer. Not a good option if you're drawn to wine. Only one choice of red and white.
  • Alissa M.
    Alissa MNovember 1, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The best way to cure a hangover is bottomless mimosa's and the all-american breakfast, comes with cheesy eggs, hangover hash, two sausage links, and biscuits and gravy. You can't go wrong.
  • Ed
    EdDecember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    A necessary contrast to the uber-professional DC bar scene. They'll usually be playing Flogging Molly or something similar. They carry a mix of craft beer and the cheap stuff. You can have fun here.
  • Stephanie D.
    Stephanie DNovember 3, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Fantastic dive bar. Good bartenders. Hot cider & root beer cocktails are great.
  • Bill M.
    Bill MulhollandNovember 13, 2013
    Tuesday at The Pug are epic! Billy pouring drinks, Chef Marcus making impalocos! Impalocos are bags of fretos, Cheetos , or Doritos filled with pork or chicken or chorizo . Soooo good
  • Jarryd C.
    The best bar in DC. If you have any complaints you are in the wrong place.
  • Universal E.
    Universal EmSeptember 15, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The staff produces an entire food menu courtesy of a Foreman grill #Impressive. Oh and try the Black Out Punch, it got its name for a reason. S/O Billy and Jason!
  • NightScene
    NightSceneJanuary 26, 2011
    this hipster bar epitomizes the culture of H Street. DC pride, this bar has it. a sure spot to root for the DC United. or play connect four on the weekdays while grabbing a drink
  • Alycia
    AlyciaApril 27, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    I actually really love eating brunch here. Bottomless mimosas and half smokes for a very reasonable price.
  • Casey C.
    Casey CavanaghJanuary 31, 2014
    One of my favorite bars in DC. No frills, just good people and good beer.
  • The Hill is Home
    The Hill is HomeJune 17, 2013
    Our readers declared it their Favorite Bar on the Hill, 2013!
  • Major League Soccer
    Major League SoccerJuly 11, 2011
    The Pug is the ideal place if you are looking to relax and watch soccer. The Pug, an official pub of D.C. United and Major League Soccer!
  • Dave S.
    Dave StroupAugust 10, 2014
    Always great -- but on the weekend see if you can get some hangover hash.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsOctober 1, 2013
    'Be cool, drink, behave,' reads a placard behind the bar at The Pug, right next to another that states 'no idiots, no sniveling, no shooters, no politics, no bombs.'
  • Paul C.
    Paul CunninghamAugust 9, 2014
    Cheap natty boh. And it's directly under toki underground. Board games available.
  • Daniel G.
    Daniel GrayJanuary 23, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Great staff, great atmosphere. Grab a few beers then head upstairs for dinner.
  • Dan M.
    Dan MillerJuly 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Bottomless brunch is the way to go.
  • scott s.
    scott steadJune 8, 2013
    Pug I believe is short for pugilist, hence the boxing theme. One of my fave bars on H.
  • Dan I.
    Dan IradiNovember 10, 2013
    A weird mix of boxing, soccer, and radical politics. And Snoop Dogg on the radio.
  • Brunch and the City
    Brunch and the CityJanuary 22, 2012
    Hangover hash and mimosas...perfect cure for that morning after a late night on H Street Read more
  • Aaron K.
    Aaron KingJuly 13, 2013
    PBR is the drink of choice. They don't give you a blue ribbon for nothin.
  • Laura M.
    Laura MartinDecember 9, 2010
    It's really dirty in here, but try the spiked hot cider, it's worth sitting in all this filth and dust
  • Sarah D.
    Sarah DDecember 29, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Love this place. Best bartenders in DC.
  • Russell B.
    Russell BannanDecember 30, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Ask the bartender to play Billy Bragg's "There is Power in a Union."
  • Levi R.
    Levi RokeySeptember 1, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    No frills neighborhood bar. Perfect.
  • Nonya V.
    Cold beer, great music, dive.
  • Meg S.
    Meg SlachetkaJuly 22, 2011
    don't order a cocktail. and try the hot cider in winter.
  • Gwynne K.
    Gwynne KostinJuly 21, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tip your bartenders. ESP that cutie JoeMadden.
  • Ashley S.
    Ashley StarksNovember 10, 2011
    They have great lakes brew! Mmmm tastes like Cleveland!
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AmbsApril 4, 2015
    Don't be the red rock em sock em robot.
  • Craig C.
    Craig CareyMarch 19, 2011
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  • Brian A.
    Brian AlexanderMarch 16, 2013
    Amazing cheap brunch
  • Jermaine G.
    Jermaine G.July 9, 2011
    Get the Cheese Puffs! It'll change your life
  • Brea E.
    Brea EllisNovember 27, 2013
    Taco Tuesday is ca$h only
  • Tim S.
    Tim SmithAugust 3, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Natty Boh Tall Boy
  • Kimberly A.
    Kimberly A.January 16, 2012
    Flogging Molly Hot Spiked Cider *strong* wintertime essential!
  • Meredith R.
    Meredith RodkeyMarch 14, 2011
    Don't come here expecting pugs. There aren't any. But lots of good beers!
  • Steven F.
    Steven FlemingFebruary 22, 2014
    NATTY BOH!!!!
  • Geoff S.
    Geoff S.August 25, 2011
    Schlitz "Tall Boys" for $4. Need I say more?
  • Christopher W.
    Christopher WinnykNovember 9, 2010
    Stay for a drink then leave while wondering why you came here in the first place
  • Chris M.
    Chris McArdleDecember 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Be sure to look for the Rovers picture!
  • Steven F.
    Steven FlemingAugust 20, 2013
    Brushing your teeth prevents cavities! :) :)
  • Chris A.
    Chris ArmstrongOctober 2, 2013
    My kind of place
  • ian h.
    ian hallApril 7, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Come here and I will foos your ass into the lake...
  • Cyndi W.
    Cyndi WaiteSeptember 25, 2011
    This place is the QO!
  • Maria A.
    Maria AlvarezNovember 8, 2010
    Try the hot dogs!!!
  • Patrick F.
    Patrick FrankMay 7, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    They have old style!!!
  • Emma K.
    Emma KellyJanuary 31, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    They have Natty Boh, nuff said.
  • Seth T.
    Seth TannerSeptember 12, 2010
    Smells like bacon
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