Ben's Next Door

Southern / Soul, Bar
$ $
1211 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-8880
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 10:00pm



  • Free wi-fi!
  • Go to Ben's Next Door and try the Elderberry if you like gin. It's soo good.
  • Shrimp and Grits marvellous
  • Brunch is amazing... Service couldn't be better. Come here for an amazing start to your day!
  • Nice atmosphere and a chill vibe here, drinks are okay and the burger was great
  • CHICKEN AND WAFFLES. If you get anything else, you will be sorry.
  • Get the crab soup and the fried chicken
  • Friendliest staff in DC. Great HH specials!
  • Get them grits. You'd better!
  • Bottomless mimosas Saturday's until 3pm :)
  • Love the atmosphere here! A nice, chill spot and great happy hour
  • the grits are the tits
  • Having drinks or a meal @ Ben's Next Door? Don't miss getting the Spicy Hot Wings! Best Hot Wings in DC!! (They're made with Uncle Brutha's ALLSAUCE!!) Great with an ice cold beer!
  • Salmon Cakes for Brunch are great as well as they have the best Shrimp and Grits in town. Start off early with the bottomless mimosa's.. Regrets on this action are the best the next day!
  • Brunch or weekday evening, this is one of the hippest scenes for the black, young and classy to enjoy in dc!
  • Best Shrinp and grits in the country
  • Free karaoke generally = 1st 3 Monday of each month minus holidays. I'm there on the September 16th and again on October 7th and the 21st. (Holiday on Oct. 8th). Free parking-Rear of Ben's Chili Bowl
  • shrimp 'n' grits. spinach for your side dish. add the spinach to the bowl of shrimp 'n' grits. see? what i'm saying?
  • Rude assed bartender
  • Great brunch!

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