So many people have connected at Marvin that the restaurant ran a "We Met at Marvin" campaign a few years ago, inviting folks who met there to share their stories—and the stories poured in. The spark usually ignites upstairs, where a DJ and party vibe create just the right cauldron to cook up a hook-up. Downstairs, with its cozy, romantic and chic decor, is the perfect place if you want to take the rendezvous to the next level—a first date. Candlelight, live music and craft cocktails also make it a natural choice for an anniversary. Just saying.
It’s not easy being single in a type-A, workaholic city like Washington DC. But people who work hard tend to play hard, and there are plenty of singles bars in DC where hanging out with friends often leads to catching the eye of a cutie. These cocktail bars and restaurants—many of which are in party-friendly neighborhoods like Adams Morgan, U Street and H Street—offer up just the right sexy vibe, cheap drinks and diverse crowds that greatly increase your chance of making a connection. Who knows? Maybe this will be the one. Now go get 'em, tiger.
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