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metrobar is an intersectional and arts-driven hospitality venue.
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About metrobar

Connecting all eight wards

metrobar is a new DC-focused, arts-driven hospitality venue.

We’re more than just a bar, we are creating an intersectional space to connect people across cultural groups, and to provoke conversation about where the District has been, where it is now, and where it’s going. The venue will feature intimate and life-sized art installations, from the railcar itself to our tables, murals, stage, screens, and other programmable segments. Our focus is local, both on the artists and the subjects we highlight, from our block, through the surrounding neighborhood, and into the greater DMV area. The mission of metrobar is to advance cultural, educational, and social programming through collaborative, arts-driven, and authentic DC experiences.

Next stop: Rhode Island Ave NE

Built inside a refurbished 5000-series Metro railcar at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro and along the Metropolitan Branch Trail, this multi-purpose bar and cultural venue will provide an intersectional and arts-driven space meant to connect people across the community. An 11,000 square foot outdoor venue, metrobar symbolizes the connection between the District’s eight wards and will celebrate what makes the District great – while provoking conversation about where the District has been, where it is now, and where it’s going.

Menu

Drinks and food

Click here to see our Drink Menu online, and visit @metrobardc on IG for updates on our food truck schedule!

Upcoming Events

New Events Arriving Soon!

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Punk the Capital: Film Screening and Panel Discussion (6/18)

Join the Focus on the Story International Photo Festival at metrobar, DC's newest bar and arts venue, for an outdoor screening of Punk the Capital, which chronicles the emergence of the DC punk scene in the late 1970s. Filmmakers James June Schneider and Paul Bishow, photographer Cynthia Connolly, and moderator Jason Hamacher will participate in a q&a session immediately following the screening.

Taste the Spirit: presented by DMVBRW & metrobar (6/19)

This Juneteenth, DMV Black Restaurant Week and metrobar present Taste the Spirit, a showcase of five emerging Black distillers in the District of Columbia. Learn more and get your tickets today!

Jobs at metrobar

Join our crew

We’re looking for a few good people to join our crew. We are hiring for an Events Curator, Bartenders, Servers, and other FOH staff.

Hospitality in Transit, the team behind metrobar, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a distinctly-DC hospitality and community building experience. Apply for one of our job openings for your chance to join the metrobar crew.

Contact metrobar

Hours & Location

Thursday | 4pm – 12am

Friday | 4pm – 12am

Saturday | 12pm – 12am

Sunday | 12pm – 10pm

Address: 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC

We are located one block west of the skybridge from the Rhode Island Ave-Brentwood Metro to the Metropolitan Branch Trail, and 1/2 block north of Rhode Island Ave NE behind The Chase at Bryant Street. Parking is available in the Rhode Island Avenue Center directly adjacent to our venue.

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