The Partisan

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SUNDAY - THURDAY: 11 A.M. - 11 P.M. | FRIDAY - SATURDAY: 11 A.M. - 12 A.M.
202.524.5322 | WEBSITE

With 400 options and 50 by-the-glass pours featuring wines stretching back to 1950s, the wine list at The Partisan can be a bit overwhelming. But the list is as deep as it is affordable (particularly on the high-end), and with a little guidance it’s a goldmine for wine nerds and novices alike.

Known For
  • vintage wine
  • low wine markups
  • full menu
What to drink
From a 1974 Ridge "Lytton Springs" Zinfandel to a 2001 Domaine René Engel Vosne-Romanée, there's no better place to drink old wine on a budget in DC.  
Penn Quarter
Partisan is owned by the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which owns nearly 20 establishments. Some focus on beer, others on cocktails and still others on wine. The Partisan attempts to bring everything together, so don't be shy about drinking broadly.