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A Modern Take on
Southern Hospitality

Welcome to Crimson, a collection of three unique venues where favorite American culinary classics and a taste of Southern life come together under one roof. Featuring a café, a diner, a rooftop bar with indoor and outdoor space and a subterranean whiskey bar, Crimson is a one-stop destination for all things southern — D.C.-style.

Crimson offers special menus and private party spaces of any size and style to suit the needs of you and your guests. Visit the link below to tell us more about your event and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.

Wheelchair accessible seating available.  Please call ahead to ensure availability.

627 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Located inside Pod DC hotel.

(202) 847-4455 (Office 9am-5pm)
(202) 847-4459 (Diner + Whiskey bar after 5pm)

Private Events Directions

Crimson View

Take in the view from above

Crimson View, located on the penthouse level of Pod DC, serves as the focal point for social conversation. Crimson View is where guests come to unwind and delight in the view of the Washington Monument at sunset. The large bi-folding glass doors transform Crimson View into a large indoor-outdoor porch. The View serves craft cocktails, local wines and craft beers with light snacks, seven nights a week.


Monday-Thursday: 5pm-12am
Friday: 4pm-1am
Saturday: 2pm-1am
Sunday: 2pm-12am



Crimson Diner

Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. All day long

Located on the street level, Crimson Diner is a warm, inviting space where people are welcome to congregate, socialize, work or wind down. Crimson Diner features southern comfort food, all-day breakfast, and fantastic burgers and fried chicken sandwiches. Open morning until late night in a relaxed and comfortable setting, Crimson is ideal for any meal or a drink at the bar, with happy hour 7 days a week. The front of the space is anchored by the coffee bar, open daily at 7 am and serving locally-roasted Blanchard’s Coffee and D.C.-based District Doughnuts. Reservations are accepted at the Diner for parties of 7+ guests.


Monday-Thursday: 7am-11pm
Friday: 7am-12am
Saturday: 8am-12am (Coffee Bar opens at 7am)
Sunday: 8am-11pm (Coffee Bar opens at 7am)
Happy Hour: 3pm-6pm 7 Days a Week



Crimson Whiskey Bar

Sip. Socialize. Unwind.

One level below the main floor, Crimson’s Whiskey Bar is a traditional public house, showcasing and celebrating whiskey’s rich history in the American south. With 15 foot high ceilings and space to seat 250 people, this rich, inviting space is a happy hour and evening destination. Serving 150 types of bourbon, craft cocktails, beer, wine and a variety of southern-inspired fare, the Whiskey Bar is a great place to gather with friends.


Sunday-Wednesday: 5pm-12am
Thursday: 5pm-2am
Friday-Saturday: 5pm-3am
Happy Hour: Monday through Friday, 5pm to 7pm; Sunday, 5pm to 7pm



Events at Crimson

  1. 28 February 2020

    Shag @ Crimson Whiskey Bar


627 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

(202) 847-4455 (Office 9am-5pm)
(202) 847-4459 (Diner + Whiskey bar after 5pm)

Located within the Pod DC hotel.