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Lindys Red Lion

2010 1st St NW, Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC 20001-1003
+1 202-785-2766
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“burgers” (10 reviews)
“dive bar” (7 reviews)
“foggy bottom” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
2010 1st St NW, Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC 20001-1003
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well - first off it's a dive bar to be sure. It is cramped, old, and smells like a wet sneaker. Even given those facts it is a good place to go. Great burger and appetizer selection and cheap beer. Think $3 Guinness pints. Yuengling...More

Thank TillieSue14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to get an adult beverage and stumbled on this place. It is a great friendly bar. We didn’t eat there, but the food smelled wonderful. The drinks were great and the staff very friendly. Definitely worth stopping by for...More

Thank Ralph N
Reviewed 7 February 2018

It was the summer of 1990 and I was working a labor intensive job in the bookstore of GWU. I was working long hours and was pretty tired by the end of the day. A short walk from GWU campus was the bar: Lindy's Red...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to get cookies, hoping to find a food place to stop at before we got there. We stopped in and we were not disappointed! The jalepeno poppers were great and so was the soup. Homemade chicken noodle was some of...More

Thank Kelsey K
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Great little bar with good burgers -- lots to choose from on the menu. I prefer getting the sliders because you can order different toppings on each of them. Love the cream cheese filled jalapeño poppers appetizer! Probably the cheapest meal you'll find in DC!...More

Thank jillebert64
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Cheap drinks, pretty good food, amazing staff. Lindy's is the only place in this neighborhood with reasonably priced drinks+food

Thank tkirk304
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This place is some of the cheapest food and beer in Foggy Bottom, which can be great when that's exactly what you're looking for. The place is definitely kind of dirty, in the same way that many dive bars are - that just stands out...More

Thank Reluctantly-DC
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Would definitely recommend. Lovely staff and atmosphere. Beer is amazing and is cheap too. Food is reasonable, not a massive menu but very tasty. Would visit again.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Ate the most undesirable food on plastic plates with plastic cutlery. Staff friendly and the place was deserted. Definitely. Wouldn't return

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This bar was Very friendly, good food and oh yeah very reasonable. A great find in Washington DC. Owner was very welcoming

Thank RRedlein
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 1st St NW, Foggy Bottom, Washington DC, DC 20001-1003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-785-2766
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