Planted in the quickly-growing Ivy City neighborhood, an 800-square foot Ivy Room sits inside a 7,000-square foot distillery on New York Avenue.

The premium cocktail bar insists on crafting their own mixers– serving up house-made ginger beer, tonic, and specialty concoctions.

Ivy Room is a collaboration between lobbyist and DC nightlife king Vinoda Basnayake, Republic Restoratives Distillery co-owner Rachel Gardner and Pia Carusone— former chief of staff to Congresswoman Gabby Giffords.


The Ivy City neighborhood is growing rapidly, thanks to Bozzuto’s new Hecht Warehouse apartments and a bevy of residential amenities like Mom’s Organic market and a Nike superstore.

“We’re thrilled to have a substantial presence in one of D.C’s fastest growing neighborhoods,” says Basnayke.

Ivy Room’s Menu & Contact Details

Ivy Room’s menu features classic cocktails including the Moscow Mule, a martini, the Bitter Lemon and Ivy Room’s signature Ivy City Swizzle, made with fresh mint.

Where: 1369 New York Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

Hours of operation: Thursday- Friday: 5 PM- 11 PM | Saturday: 12 -11 PM | Sunday: 12-5 PM.

Contact: 202.733.3947

We’ll see you inside.

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