55 Hampton Park Blvd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Phone: (301) 336-8900
Fax: (301) 336-6419
55 Hampton Park Blvd, Capitol Heights, MD, US, 20743
- Phone: (301) 336-8900
- Fax: (301) 336-6419
Bars & Cafes
Franklin's Brewery, hailed as a local favorite, offers a colorful atmosphere with a wide variety of entrees that are sure to satisfy everyone at the table. Menu selections include home-style, American comfort food like pizza, salads, burgers, and daily specials. Located on the upper level of the restaurant, Franklin's Bar serves up beers from its brewery, specialty martinis and other refreshing mixed drinks. Be sure to stop by Franklin's general store (connected to the restaurant) to browse and purchase novelty gifts, candies and assorted wine and beer. Check the website for opening hours.
The name is an ode to the American poet Langston Hughes who started off as a busboy before becoming a famous writer. Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville is their fourth location and it opened its doors in 2011, becoming a popular meeting place for the locals. It is an amalgamation of art, politics and culture by regularly hosting live entertainment, poetry readings and annual rotating exhibits. There is also a book corner showcasing local authors featuring political, fiction to nonfiction books. Whether it is to dine on delish meals which is designed for all palates from vegan to meat eaters or just hangout for a healthy discussion, Busboys and Poets is an affable space that will surely charm you.
Langston Bar and Grille is a tribute to John Mercer Langston: a prominent leader of the African Americans. The menu features American favorites of nuggets, fingers, sandwiches, chops, fried chicken, crab cake, ribs, waffles and more. The restaurant, covered in dark shades and subdued lighting, offers a casual tavern like ambiance to dine in. Guests can enjoy their food or drink at the patio, while the cool breeze cocoons them.
Formerly known as the Tunnel, Club Envy in Washington is one place you will not regret visiting. With some of the best bartenders mixing up great drinks and top DJ's like Nurse Allison, Jen Lasher and Misguided spinning their records to the latest beats, the place is never short of quality music. Also, performers like Steve Archer of the band 'Ego' have appeared here. Party animals and music lovers are bound to have a good time at this venue. Club Envy also has events like the Go-Go and Dance Hall Reggae shows along with the weekly Goth Night, and on some nights music concerts are also held.
A refined lounge located in Capitol Hill, Wisdom delights with its sophisticated cocktail program. The menu selection is fairly large, and to help patrons navigate it, they offer an innovative guide that helps in making an informed choice. Absinthe and absinthe-based cocktails are a specialty at Wisdom. There's a modest food menu that includes bar bites like bacon waffles, hummus and more. Aside from cocktails, the drinks menu offers a varied array of spirits ranging from wines and whiskey to bourbon and brandy. Check website for more.
Located towards the eastern end of Capitol Hill, Trusty's is a neighborhood bar with a relaxed, friendly vibe. Whether you stop by for after-work drinks or weekend brunch, you are sure to have a good time. On the menu, you will find some delicious burgers and steaks, which you can wash down with a draft, canned or bottled beer. Happy Hour is between 4p and 7p, Monday through Friday, and there are many weekend sports specials as well. The Bus Bar on the second floor can also be hired for private events.
Rose's Dream Bar & Lounge has TVs, live music and a dance floor, all at H Street. Everyday something new is happening, private parties are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, check their website for updated schedules. You can just walk in to the lounge, there is no long wait outside or special prices or timings. Regarded as DC's number one bar, come here to relax, after a hard day's work, meet your friends, put your feet up, enjoy the drinks, music, dance and have fun.
Looking for some great cocktails, music and party space? Head to the Rock and Roll Hotel - it isn't a place to stay, but a happening nightclub, popular with night crawlers who enjoy good music. Sip on your poison of choice at the spacious bar on the second floor, rent one of the rooms for a private celebration, or take in the live performances by renowned artists and DJs. Their rooftop bar is perfect for taking in the views and discovering new specialty cocktails. Bring a bunch of friends to add to the fun! The nightclub opens at 8p everyday.
H Street Country Club is not merely a restaurant, but a space that brings together great Mexican cuisine with entertaining games. The executive chef Cardozo uses high quality fresh ingredients to create a menu that offers tantalizing fares of enchiladas, burritos, tacos and fajitas. Complete you meal with a Mexican cake or Empanadas de Mango. Guests can also enjoy cocktails, margaritas at the bar or even choose from their range of tequilas. Enjoy a game of golf on the mini golf course or beat your opponents at shuffleboard or skeeball.
Spread across three floors, Smith Commons houses a dining room, three bars and a patio. Guests can gorge on classic American fares of burgers, steaks, ravioli, chops and more. The menu changes regularly; but if you get an opportunity do try out their Purple Corn Cheesecake or Rice Pudding Ice Cream for dessert. On weekends, from afternoon onwards till 7p, guests enjoy drinks at lower rates during the Smith Hour. On Sundays, drop in for a relishing brunch.
Enjoy steaming hot bowls of ramen in a lively atmosphere at this little restaurant in the Atlas district. The decor at Toki Underground is Japanese-inspired, but stays clear of the cliched elements. The striking interior is replete with edgy Japanese-inspired artwork, with toys, figurines and comic books appearing throughout for added effect. The ramen selection includes the Toki Classic, Taipei Curry Chicken and red miso. Besides this, the menu also offers a choice of dumplings. Pair it up with one of the Japanese beverages available that include Ramune Marble Soda, Apple Sidra and Hey Song Sarspaparilla. Apart from this, the drinks list offers of cocktails, beers as well as an extensive choice of sake. Check website for more.
Sticky Rice is a great place to drop in for a Japanese style lunch or dinner. Guests can gorge on typical seafood dishes like sushi, sashimi, nigiri and Maki-Rolls. Do try out their famous G.I Joe roll and Godzirra roll filled with cream, sauces and fresh catch. Guests can also feast on cooked specials like the fired tempura, noodles and rice dishes. Their menu features preparations that can satisfy the vegan and vegetarian palate. Sticky Rice has something for everyone.