2019 Best Wine Bars in Washington DC Area

Where to Drink Wine
in Washington DC

A good wine bar serves a wide spectrum of customers, from neophytes who can't tell the difference between a Chardonnay and a Sauvignon Blanc to experts who want to try a glass of a new release before buying a few cases for their cellars.

At these Top Wine Bars in Washington DC, presented in alphabetical order, you'll find a good selection of wines as well as knowledgeable staff and, where available, some well-paired food.

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Acacia Bistro & Wine Bar
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Small, sophisticated restaurant attracts city slickers eager for upscale Mediterranean-style fare. See More

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Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar
14/20
Upscale French food in a classy setting with a cozy upstairs wine bar. See More

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Cork Wine Bar & Market
12/20
Wine and dine in a hip DC eatery. See More
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ENO Wine Bar
No Rating
At ENO: wine + chocolates = happiness. See More
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Iron Gate
14/20
American cuisine from chef Anthony Chittum at a go-to downtown DC restaurant. See More

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Le Chat Noir Restaurant Francais & Wine Lounge
13/20
Meow! This is a great neighborhood destination. See More

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Slate Wine Bar + Bistro
13/20
Small, cheery setting for flights of wine and creative dishes. See More

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Urbana Restaurant & Wine Bar
14/20
Great expectations for the Italian-American menu (fulfilled), with a clubby scene to match. See More

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Vinoteca
13/20
Artsy eats complemented by a full wine cellar. See More

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