Five Things To Do on U Street This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend on U Street? We have you covered!

Hawthorne (1336 U Street NW)

This weekend, grab all of your friends and get your brunch on at Hawthorne! Large bottomless brunch parties are back for reservation, so you can bring your whole squad to hang out and enjoy 90 minutes of orange crushes, bloody mary’s, mimosas, and Bud Lights. Pair your drinks with delicious dishes like bourbon maple French toast with jalapeƱo bacon butter or their steak and egg sandwich on fresh ciabatta. Be sure to email to make a space reservation for your party at no charge.

Maydan (1346 Florida Avenue NW)

On Saturday, December 4th, experience the first ever Meet at Maydan Holiday Market! The restaurant’s outdoor marketplace will be open just one day only from 10:00am to 2:00pm and is guaranteed to hold some special gifts from your loved ones. Discover handmade pottery inspired by Persian art from Kuzeh Pottery and chic handmade jewelry from Petit Melange, as well as other great vendors and their wares. Along with these local vendors, Maydan will also open their own pop-up wine and merchandise shop featuring products from Pax Apothecary, Dolcezza Gelato, and Cristo Record Club!

Exiles Bar (1610 U Street NW)

Exiles Bar‘s very own Exile Amber Ale is now on tap at their restaurant! This fan-favorite drink hosts strong malty flavors with the perfect amount of hops and bitterness. Grab a pint and cheer on your favorite teams – including house favorites like the Bills, Liverpool FC, and Penn State – this weekend on one of their many wide screen televisions or their projector screen in their upstairs bar. While you’re their, order from their delicious menu with all kinds of great dishes, including BBQ chicken flatbread, cod po’ boy sandwiches, and their signature Exiles burger. You can also enjoy their great game day food and drink specials, including buckets! If you want to watch a game, Exiles is the place to go.

Joint Custody (1530 U Street NW)

If looking at other people’s Spotify Wrapped postings has tired you out, consider enjoying your music the old-school way. Joint Custody offers an amazing selection of new and used records in all genres, from the hard-to-find classics to the just-released hits. They also have retro clothing, accessories, and art, including authentic merchandise from Kiss, Janet Jackson, and DMC. Open every day from 12:00pm-8:00pm, this store hosts a collection of items that you can’t help but explore. Whether you’re looking for a holiday gift for your throwback-loving friend or just shopping for yourself, you’ve got to stop by!

GoodWood (1428 U Street NW)

Looking to start your holiday shopping now before it gets too late? Check out all that GoodWood has to offer! This local DC retailer hosts a constantly-changing collection of popularly priced 19th Century antiques, mid century modern, as well as other vintage furniture and home furnishings. Their store also contains one of DC’s only niche perfume counters and an exquisite collection of ladies’ apparel, including handmade shoes, selected to fit, flatter and delight your very own personal style. Founded in 1994, GoodWood has provided an amazing selection of wares for almost 30 years now. No matter who you’re shopping for, you’re sure to find something they’ll love.