900 U St NW, Washington, DC | Directions 2000138.916782 -77.024159
Mo-Th 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Fri 3:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Sat 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Sun 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Neighborhoods: Cardozo / Shaw, Northwest, Northwest Washington
Citysearch Editorial Review – It's not often that a sports bar is decorated with figurines of mermaids, full-size portraits of Boston socialites and a spinning disco ball. But Nellie's is one such combination of kitsch and sports passion: a place where patrons can grab a pint, watch the game and eat a mini cupcake under 18th century light fixtures from Baltimore's Penn Station. The gay-friendly sports bar is about pride in more ways than one: named after one of the owner's great-great grandmothers, the bar has its own slogan ("Stay Nellie!"), lingo (Nellie-felly: "A majorly hot boy I met at Nellie's") and fan meter ("How Nellie Are You?") and hosts the capital Pride parade's beer garden in addition to sponsoring local amateur sports teams.
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