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H Street Country Club: Mexican food meets mini-golf in Washington, DC's Atlas District

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h-streetThe prolific restaurateur who previously jumpstarted Northeast DC’s H Street corridor with the Rock and Roll Hotel, The Red & The Black and The Palace of Wonders, will finally open the doors on his newest Atlas District destination, the H Street Country Club, this week.

Sporting a forty-foot long tartan covered bar, over twenty kinds of tequila, and “Mexican cuisine with both southern northern accents,” the H Street Country Club stands at 1335 H Street, NE, the former home of the Phish Tea Café. But the delectable selection of south-of-the border libations is merely prologue to the Country Club’s main attraction: an old-timey array of American pastimes from years gone by.

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Classic pool and shuffleboard tables, along with several skeeball machines, are sure to be a big draw, but real vintage gaming aficionados will instantly be taken with the club’s second story that houses an indoor nine-hole mini-golf course. For seven bucks a pop, customers can “shoot through the corridors of U Street, around the Washington Monument, and past towering K Street Lawyers” on a putt-putt golf course that recreates all of DC’s tourist-trap attractions…without the “weather permitting” fine print.

Plus, in another first for H Street, the restaurant will offer valet parking (not to mention food prepared by a James Beard Award-winning chef…tremble, Sticky Rice, tremble). The restaurant’s menu can be viewed in full here and here are the rest of the details, via the HSCC homepage:

Telephone: 202-399-HSCC (4722)

Parking: Valet parking is available Thursday – Saturday starting at 5:00 PM. There is also metered and unmetered street parking available every day. Street parking is free after 6:00 PM weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Public Transit: The FREE H Street Shuttle runs every evening between the Chinatown and Minnesota Ave Metro Stations from 5:00 PM until the Metro Stations close.

Hours:

Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
(Dinner served until 10pm. Bar menu until 11 am)
Friday – Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
(Dinner served until 11pm. Bar menu until 12 am)

*Menu Price Range:
First floor bar appetizers: $6 – $11
Second floor dining room appetizers: $5 – $11
Second floor dining room entrees: $15 – $22
*Prices may vary depending on season and availability.


UPDATE: Get the details on the HCC”s “Happy Gilmore Hour”