Duplex Diner

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Upcoming Events

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Viewing Party with Goldie Grigio

Every Thursday, 9 – 10 PM

Join us every Thursday night for the best place to watch Drag Race!!! The race for the crown and the coveted spot in the Drag Race Herstory continues with Season 11 featuring all new queens! We have Drag race trivia during the specials with free shots if you get your question correct! So come join us and the most fab host in town, Miss Goldie Grigio, to watch Drag Race every Thursday night! Then stay for everyone's favorite night of the week at Duplex — THURSDAY!

Squeeze | Thursdays at Duplex Diner

Every Thursday, 10 PM

#Thirsty for a squeeze? Get your weekend started at the Duplex Diner's weekly Thursday party. Music & lighting by DJ Tanner, starting right after RuPaul's Drag Race with Goldie Grigio!



Eurovision 2019 Watch Party

Saturday, May 18th 2:30 - 7 PM

Do you like campy performances, afternoon drinks, and asylum seekers? If so, join us on May 18th for a Eurovision 2019 Watch Party at the Duplex Diner! Proceeds will benefit the Asylum Seeker Assistance Project, the first and only nonprofit solely dedicated to serving the estimated 25,000 asylum seekers in the D.C. Metro region. It is SURE to be an afternoon filled with interesting performances, high drama and oh yeah MADONNA!!!! So stop by and grab a "Mamma Mia Juice" or a "Peach Perfect" or some of our other all day drink specials.

Memorial Day Weekend at Duplex

Open all weekend long and Monday night too!

We get it...you are probably going to the beach BUT if you are having yourself a little staycation Memorial Day weekend then no better place to celebrate than Duplex Diner! We are open all weekend long including Brunch starting at 11 am on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon. We have Brunch Happy Hour both days from 2 pm-5 pm and of course Rosé All DAY (our famous bottomless rosé). Come see us because we love to see you!




Friday, May 31st 7 - 9 PM

What's the best way to kick off summer?!? Cocktails at MAMP Happy Hour! Join Miss Adams Morgan Love Potion #9 and your favorite MAMP friends for all things Stoli (we mean cocktails and squeezes, of course!), as well as tasty nibblies like tots! Keep the MAMP magic going all year long at our monthly Happy Hour!

Plan a Party or Event @ Duplex Diner!

It's the season for parties, events, soirees, throngs -- whatever you call it. Let us host you!

You know we know how to throw a party. We've got great food, fun and attentative staff, and the best cocktails in DC (Lemon Squeeze, anyone?). We can do big or small, and fit in any budget. So if it's for a holiday, a birthday, your office, friends in town, enemies leaving town, or just no reason at all, give us a call. Hey, we're Duplex Diner -- we can do anything! Please contact Kelly at kelly@duplexdiner.com or call (202) 265-7828

Have Your Party or Event at the Diner!

Whether you're having a birthday dinner, team event, special life event, or just a large group for dinner, we'd love to host you! Bring your squad to the Diner for an evening of fun, great food, and fantastic cocktails! We have specials every night to make your gathering memorable.

For more info please contact our manager, Kelly.

But don't just take our word for it...

I call it 'my kitch' — interesting upscale diner food... great cocktails... and always someone friendly to talk to at the bar. What more could you want?

— John Burchett

Come on in!

  • Monday6 PM — 11 PM

  • Tuesday6 PM — 11 PM

  • Wednesday6 PM — 11 PM

  • Thursday6 PM — 2 AM

  • Friday6 PM — 2 AM

  • Saturday11 AM — 2 AM

  • Sunday11 AM — 11 PM


Duplex Diner generally observes a first-come, first-serve policy. However, we DO take reservations for special events, such as birthday parties, wedding receptions, fundraisers, etc. For more information, email Duplex Manager, Kelly Laczko.