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The Pinch

3548 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20010-1357
+1 202-722-4440
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good11%
  • Average56%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
13 Feb 2017
“Awesome bar”
11 Jan 2017
“Typical Dive. Go just for the music ”
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3548 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20010-1357
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

great food, great owner, great atmosphere, good prices, and full of fun for those who like having a bar to go back to for different reasons. Concerts every week. trivia. other fun things. you like opera too? they have shows as well! Mixing ROCK (concert...More

Thank Vanessa K
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The Pinch is located in an area that is slowly getting cleaned up. Looked rough around the edges. Still a dive of a place, typical neighborhood watering hole, mostly a venue to see live music. Upstairs is a bar serving good food and drinks. TVs...More

Thank jahsan1965
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I visited The Pinch recently to see a friend's band perform. Located in a still run-down section of DC's Columbia Heights neighborhood, The Pinch is apparently going for a local-yokel, dive bar vibe. The upstairs bar has several HD TVs to watch sporting events and...More

Thank sojourner68
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I was debating to myself between Average and Excellent, As a neighborhood bar-fit to anyone's imagination of "the bar" in the hood. The look from outside and the area the location might intimidate out of the hood travelers/visitors. Once you walk-in, the staff are good...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

I was given a Living Social gift of a Drag Brunch and was really looking g or ward to the outing. The signage in the front isn't good and I had to exit and check to make sure I was in the right place. No...More

Thank cheftate
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I think The Pinch gave me a bad first impression, and may in fact be a decent alternate "dive bar" option in the Red Derby vicinity. It offers a bottomless brunch, and the burgers were delicious, but the service was especially slow the day we...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

Bottomless drinks for brunch! I was only here for a morning after brunch but the Crab Cake Benny was delicious and you can get endless bloody Mary's, screwdrivers or mimosas for 15 bucks. There is also a huge bottled beer list and decent beer on...More

Thank Jenj621
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

I love a good dive, especially when they have a duck burger. The sweet potato fries are awesome and a decent selection of beers for pitchers.

Thank Noah G
Reviewed 11 December 2013

So, when this place announced they were opening, taking over a crappy Salvadoran disco where there were often fights that resulted in stabbings, the neighbors were thrilled. Once the renovation started, we were really excited. But the first time I went, I was very disappointed....More

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  • Address: 3548 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20010-1357
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-722-4440
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