We are located just three blocks from Capital One Arena in the heart of Penn Quarter. With 3 bars, patio seating, 30+ draught beers, 2 stages and tons of games, it’s the place to be on days that end with “Y”!

Every day of the week we have different events and activities so you can be entertained while you enjoy a frosty beverage or delicious bite to eat.  If you are looking for a big screen to watch the game, we have a 22-foot movie screen, and nine 10 foot screens to ensure you won’t miss any action. Tired of playing games? We feature live music late night on the weekends to keep the party going all night long. Penn Social has something for everyone!




Upcoming Events

Our mission at Penn Social is to fight boredom! Happy hour seven days a week, Trivia on Tuesdays, Music on Friday and Saturday nights, cornhole leagues and paint nights are just a few of the fun options that we offer to keep you entertained each and every day. C’mon down and watch your favorite college or NFL team win on one of our 12 giant HD projector screens, or watch your favorite local band jam on our big stage on a Friday night. Click one of the tabs below to see what’s up next!

30+ Drafts

& Great Food

Beer & Food

Our rotating draught selection is sure to be a crowd pleaser. We feature everything from your old standby favorites to an array of local craft beers. And don’t forget the cider!

Current Draft List        Food Menu


We specialize in fun.

Penn Social has something for everyone and every group, large and small. With 13,000 sq. ft, lots of games, and huge HD screens, you can’t go wrong! Whether it’s a daytime corporate event, office happy hour, or birthday party, we are a great place to gather your friends and co-workers.

Corporate Events

Team Building

Holiday Parties




Charity Fundraisers

Groups of All Sizes


Do you like fun?

We do! We have board games, shuffleboard, foosball, GIANT jenga and connect 4, all to make sure you are NEVER bored. Bring your friends and come play!


Sun-Wed: $8/hour. Thurs-Sat: $12/hour; pro-rated to the minute. Shuffleboard is FREE on Saturdays and Sundays before 4 PM.

Board Games
Board Games

Monopoly, Cards Against Humanity, Life, Chinese Checkers, Boggle, Scrabble and more.

Ping Pong
Ping Pong

Beer and ping pong! Does it get any better?


Four quarters gets you nine balls.


It only takes four quarters to show off your free throw skills! Play solo or link up and challenge your friends to a side-by-side shoot out.

Connect 4
Connect 4

Free! We have many sets of Connect Four available, and a giant one too.


We have two lanes of the best game the boardwalk has to offer! $0.50 cents for nine balls.

Big Buck Hunter
Big Buck Hunter

Pretend shoot animals with your best friends in the comfort of a subterranean bar.


We are redefining the word FUN.

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We’d love to hear from you!

Please FILL OUT our form below if you have any questions or email hello@pennsocialdc.com for the quickest response. 

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    Saturday: NOON → 3:00am
    Sunday: NOON → close
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What is Penn Social?
Penn Social is your solution to boredom! We are a multi-faceted establishment capable of catering to the needs of almost every group’s needs — large or small. To just call us a bar or restaurant would not do us justice!

Our space boasts 13,000 square feet over two floors, with 3 bars, patio seating, 30+ draught beers, 2 stages and tons of games. Penn Social facilitates game watches, corn hole leagues, corporate events, trivia, and gameshows, skeeball, shuffle board, foosball and even more- we have something for everyone.

What are your hours of operation?
Monday-Thursday: 4pm – Close Friday: 4pm – 3am Saturday: noon – 3am Sunday: noon – Close (Kitchen closes at 10p on weekdays & Sunday, 11p on Fridays and Saturdays)
Does PS take table reservations?
For most small groups, we normally recommend just coming down and grabbing some space (depending on the day and time). However, we always like to know who is coming down to visit us, so please shoot us your information and let us know what day and time you are thinking of stopping by PS. We are a first come first serve kind of place, with tons of room to accommodate all kinds of different group sizes. Contact us, and we can provide you with your best options!
What is the age requirement to enter PS?
We are a 21+ establishment. Must have a proper form of ID.
Does PS have happy hour?
Happy Hour is every afternoon, Monday through Sunday, 4pm-7pm. $2 Off All Draft Beers $5 Rail Drinks $6 Wine
What about a dress code? Does PS have one?
No hoodies with the hood up inside, no sunglasses inside, no construction/work boots and no overcoats inside.
What is downstairs in your Main Room?
Cornhole, high top tables, a huge bar with 28 draft lines, skeeball, shuffleboard, foosball, pop-a-shot, ping-pong, a photo booth, and more abound in our den of fun. We also have a stage with professional sound and lighting for live shows and DJ parties and fun games just lying around like giant Connect Four & giant Jenga.
What is upstairs at your street level bar?
Our street-level bar. Rectangular wooden and high-school science tables, couches, a stage with live music, board games, giant Jenga, and events as varied as trivia and acoustic sets. Think of your grandma’s living room, if your grandma were cool (and had a stage). We also have a comfortable outdoor patio, with the temperature carefully controlled by the precise movements of the Earth and the Sun.
How do you pay for games?
Our board games, cornhole, Connect 4, and Jenga are free. Our fooseball, skee ball, Pop-a-shot basketball, pinball, and Buck Hunter machines take quarters. We have a coin machine that takes $1s, $5s, $10s, and $20s downstairs. Shuffleboard Sun-Wed: $8/hour Thurs-Sat: $12/hour FREE SHUFFLEBOARD SATURDAY & SUNDAY BEFORE 4PM!
Do you have Military/Government worker discounts?
Show your Military ID or First Responder’s Card and receive 10% off your bill. Thank You!
Are you wheel chair accessible?
Yes. We are ADA compliant and fully accessible, with an elevator connecting both levels.


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