Gay Bar, Bar, Karaoke
$ $
1639 R St NW (at 17th St NW)
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 232-4416
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 3:00am
4:00pm - 3:00am
4:00pm - 12:00am



  • Dance! This is not JRs!
  • Best place to find yourself swinging from the rafters.
  • fun,drinks and friends
  • Don't bother the DJ
  • Cobalt = Thursday
  • My bad. Showtunes is down the street at JR's.
  • People are known to wake up in someone's apartment in Virginia after drinking here. Make sure you escape before his girlfriend or wife gets home.
  • It's called "Hobalt" for a reason, and we say that lovingly. VERY cute barkeeps.
  • Happy hour is amazing, $15 for all you can drink. Elliott is the best bar-tender.
  • The new more open dance floor upstairs is great, as is the improved sound system. Arrive at 11 for an hour of open vodka bar.
  • Suck it! you wont regret it !
  • 4 bartenders + 4 bad drinks + 10 dollars = cobalt sucking on a fri night
  • The bathrooms smell like jolly ranchers!
  • The coat check is so slow! OMG!
  • Tuesdays are Flashback night at Cobalt at 10pm, no cover. Tip DJ Jason Royce, and ask him to play your favorite '80s tune
  • Cowbalt. It's still better than the cunts at duplex on Thursday. More pygs too.
  • 2-for-1 rail drinks on Tuesday nights!
  • the bartenders are super-nice. wear a condom.
  • Friday from 6-9 is $15 all you can drink!!
  • Try out a chocolate martini at Martini Mondays after 10pm with $5 martinis and no cover

Nearby places

1519 17th St NW (at Church St NW)
1619 17th St NW (at Corcoran St NW)
1609 17th St NW (btwn Q & Corcoran St NW)