We are a new bar in the Park View neighborhood. We prioritize contributing to our community by keeping our prices affordable, creating a comfortable and welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and identities, and doing whatever we can to ensure that every customer has great experience during each visit. And we just opened our beautiful new back patio with a fire pit! We love hosting events of all kinds, whether its a birthday party, work happy hour, non-profit meeting, volunteer happy hour, interest group meet up, watch party, or any other reason people need a comfy place to gather. Our normal capacity is ~50-60 people, but under COVID restrictions, we can only accommodate up to 25 people (NOTE: all customers must agree to abide by all other COVID restrictions for bars & restaurants in DC). We offer specially designed cocktails of our own creation featuring fresh cardamom, ginger, cucumber, mint, basil, rosemary and other exciting flavors, plus wine, bubbly, and a slate of rotating beers that customers can help select. Don't drink? Don't worry! We’re have tasty non-alcoholic options too. Hungry? We have fresh food options throughout the week, including tasty tacos and quesadillas (beef, chicken, shrimp and cauliflower), plus shrimp ceviche, fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, homemade salsas, beef empanadas and Philly cheese steaks. Details: When you choose Smitty's for your event, we are happy to offer: - the whole outdoor bar patio for your use - drink specials for your group - decorating the space as you'd like - control of the music - specialized food menu where possible ***IMPORTANT NOTES*** - every guest must adhere to DC's current COVID rules for bars and restaurants, including social distancing and wearing masks where required. Those that do not may be asked to leave. - indoor access is only allowed to enter/exit and to use the restroom - all parties must include some food orders (per DC's COVID requirements) - a bar minimum will apply for certain days/times - open bars are possible (the customer must start a tab to cover open bar charges) - a 20% gratuity will be automatically applied to all tabs during events - outside alcohol is not permitted per DC laws - outside food is potentially permissible, but may require a $200 - a cleaning fee of $100 may be charged if there is an excessive mess
Don't see an amenity you're looking for? Ask the host, Kaleab
Guests may cancel their Booking until 7 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Guests may cancel their Booking between 7 days and 24 hours before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Booking cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Jenna S. booked a birthday party for 15 people
Amazing space! We held a smaller birthday party for my best friend here and the event was a great time. The atmosphere, drinks and food were so good! The staff was very accommodating and friendly. We all had an amazing time and would definitely recommend booking this space.
Suddy S. booked a birthday party for 25 people
We had a wonderful experience here. The employees were very kind and helpful allowing us to have a fun birthday party even during the tough COVID-19 time period. Would definitely recommend this place for the drinks, food, experience, and management team. Thank you!
Marco R. booked a wedding reception for 25 people
Our experience was great, thanks to Dave and Kaleab we were able to host our wedding reception in this difficult moment of the pandemic. The outdoor patio was very nice furnished and perfect for our needs. Food and cocktails fully satisfied our expectations and both Dave and Kaleab have responded to our requests. Definitely a yes!
Jorge C. booked an event for 30 people
I recently booked Smitty’s to celebrate my 26th birthday. Dave was very helpful and informative. Kaleab was an amazing host and a great bartender! I recommend this place to anyone planning to host a gathering. My friends and family had an amazing time, I would definitely book again! Food & drinks are amazing!
Marlene A. booked an event for 15 people
Dave is incredibly responsive and accomodating while Smitty's is the perfect venue for a small gathering! Kaleab and the overall decor made us feel right at home.
Helena S. booked a 30th birthday party for 25 people
Dave was helpful and great to work with! I used Smitty’s Bar to have my 30th birthday party. Dave allowed me a lot of control with how I wanted to decorate and use the space to my liking. I would definitely recommend this bar to others for hosting events.
Ernest W. booked a film screening for 30 people
Dave and his crew were consummate hosts! Smitty's is an intimate, comfortable spot with a welcoming atmosphere and a friendly vibe. Great for a casual, but sophisticated event.