If D.C has been dubbed the modern world's international melting pot, James Hoban's is the city's finest infusion of Irish culture and craft libations. A taste of Europe in the teeming community of DuPont Circle, this Irish restaurant and bar featuring a casual outdoor and charming indoor reminds attendees that scoring the authentic cuisine, culture and brews of Ireland doesn't require a trip to the Emerald Isle but rather a trip to this neighborhood gem. The company is kind, the drinks are strong and the music is exceptional, making James Hoban's a heartily welcome addition to our round-up of exceptionally indulgent destinations.
James Hoban’s proudly offers guests a modern day taste of Ireland. We have endeavored to bring to Washington a flavor of today’s Ireland, with a look that presents our most cherished traditional aspects yet also displays modern Ireland’s strong European culinary influences. But while Great Irish cuisine comes naturally at James Hoban’s, a memorable dining experience is about more than the food. It’s when the warm host, witty bartender, and savvy waiter treat you like family. It’s the live music, the strong drinks, and the great company, all in our nation’s capital. Stop by for a pint or a plate and experience what has been called a “neighborhood gem” and “warmth in the heart of Dupont.”