There are still many places to celebrate Oktoberfest here in Washington, DC. Some of these specials end this Sunday, but some go all month long. Check out my short list on where to go for an awesome beer and giant pretzel!
[Hey! On Sunday, December 8, 2019, 2941 Restaurant will host a Decadence Dinner. Order a four-course ($100 or $175 w/ wine pairing), six-course ($150 or $250 w/ wine pairing) or eight-course tasting menu ($200 or $325 w/ wine pairing), which will be available exclusively, from 4-8 pm.]
Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown’s Oktoberfest. October 10-24, 2018 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. German Biergarten. Grilling station Weisswurst or Bauernwurst with Kartoffelsalat for $5. Draft beer Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen $5.
Sauf Haus Bier Hall. 1216 18th Street Northwest. Washington, DC 20036. Saturday October 6, 2018 – Costume Contest Winner selected at 7:00pm. Must follow and post photo with @SaufHausDC and use #Sauftoberfest to be eligible. Drink specials and giveaways all month long.
City Tap (Both locations). Now until Sunday October 7, 2018. Really Big Pretzels. More than 20 Oktoberfest-themed beers ($7-10) and hold stein hoisting contests for competitive guests.
Logan Tavern. Now until Sunday October 7, 2018. Every item is just $7 including Logan Tavern’s twist on traditional German dishes like warm Pretzel Bites, Sausage and Beer and Cheddar Dip. Port City and Evolution Oktoberfest beers will also be available.
Roofers Union. Now until Sunday October 7, 2018. Port City’s Oktoberfest, Sierra Nevada and Weihenstephaner Collabeer, and Avery Brewing Company’s Kaiser imperial märzen ($7-10). Executive Chef Jenn Flynn to offer pierogis with sauerkraut, bacon, and caraway ($8), and pork schnitzel served with spaetzle, braised red cabbage, apple, and grilled lemon ($22).
The Pig. 1320 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005. Hogtoberfest. Each week, Chef Shabier Bahramy will introduce a 4x menu with a specific country in mind and that region’s take on pork and it’s complementing flavors. Italy. France. Vietnam. United States.
Radiator. Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel. 1430 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005. Biergarten open seven days a week now until Monday October 22, 2018 from 4:00pm – Close. Executive Chef Jonathan Dearden will be serving pretzels & beer cheese dip, grilled bratwurst with charred onion & sauerkraut, and chicken schnitzel sliders on a pretzel bun ($5-$9).
*Photo is from Sauf Haus Bier Hall.