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Upcoming Events

Squeeze | Thursdays at Duplex Diner

Every Thursday, 10 PM

Thursday is THE night at Duplex Diner, and tonight it's even better with PRIDE SQUEEZE! The party starts with DJ Tanner kicking it into high gear with the best beats. All your bois and gurls will be loving $5 Squeezes from 9pm to close!

Your weekend always starts with a Squeeze!



Pride Weekend

Friday, June 7th, 6 PM

Get your Pride on! Stoli Happy Hour starts at 6pm -- get it going with a Rainbow Squeeze for just $7! Not into vodka (how could that be?) -- Pride Bud Light aluminums are just $5! Start with HH, stick around for more drinks and dinner!



Pride Weekend

Saturday, June 8th, 11 AM

You need your strength for all that Pride! Brunch starts at 11am! All the goodies (bacon!) are waiting for you, and so is Rosé All Day -- unlimited rosé until 5pm for just $26! That'll get you in the Pride mood! Rainbow Squeezes are just $7, and Pride Bud Light aluminums are only $5!

Happy Hour is 2pm to 5pm with drinks on our Brunch Cocktail Menu for half price! Woo hoo!

After the parade you'll need some protein so get in here and EAT. While you dine enjoy performances from our fave queens Shaunda Leer and Indiana Bones. Grab a Rainbow Squeeze or a Pride Bud Light aluminum, or down a Bud Light bucket of 5 for just $20! Drink prices are good all night long



Pride Brunch

Sunday, June 9th

What's gayer than brunch? Pride Brunch! Great food, unlimited Rosé All Day for $26, $7 Rainbow Squeezes, $5 Pride Bud Light aluminums, $20 Pride Bud Light buckets of 5 -- get this on your calendar and then crash tonight!

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.