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Taste and Shop Georgetown

October 5, 2020 - October 31, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Eat, drink, shop & play

This year we’re making the best of what we’ve got with a revised Taste and Shop Georgetown! The four-week free promotional event is inspired by the Taste of Georgetown, and will run October 5 – 31 – with take-out, delivery and outdoor dining specials at our restaurants and Streateries, paired with Fall shopping and service promotions, and **DISCOUNTED PARKING** as low as $5 per day! Click here for parking specials at several of our Georgetown garages, and check out the Taste and Shop specials below at 65+ Georgetown businesses.

*Historically, ticket sales from Taste of Georgetown benefited the Georgetown Ministry Center’s mission to support the homeless. Although this year’s promotional event is free, we encourage everyone to consider donating to Georgetown Ministry Center, as they seek lasting solutions to homelessness, one person at a time.

TASTE

Pizza, cupcakes, lobster – we’ve got a plate for every palate. More than 35 participating restaurants are offering special menus and promotions in the categories of Breakfast (& Brunch) Club, Happy Hour (sips, bites, and other things that make us happy), Family Matters (family-style meals), and Treat Yourself.

 


Breakfast (& Brunch) Club

 

Dog Tag Bakery – Free small drip coffee with breakfast sandwich purchase. Tu – Sun, 8am – 11am.

Georgetown Piano Bar – Free dessert with purchase of any entree from brunch menu. Sa – Su, 11am – 3pm; outside dining available.

Levain Bakery – Free drip coffee or tea of any size with purchase of a breakfast item (cake, scone, muffin, brioche, or sticky bun), daily, 8am – 11am. Excludes barista beverages, cold brew, or iced tea.

 


Happy Hour
(Sips, Bites & Other Happy Things)

 

Church Hall – New DC Distilled Mule cocktail featuring One Eight Distilling District Made Bourbon at Church Hall Biergarten located at 3223 Grace St NW (next to Chaia), or $10 liters of Church Hall IPA when you dine-in – plus free side of sweet or spicy fried chickpeas. Biergarten is open W – F, 4pm – 10 pm; Sa – Su, 12pm – 10 pm.

Dog Tag Bakery – Buy 1 dessert, get 1 half off. Weekdays, 2pm – closing.

Escape Room Live – Happy Hour all day, everyday. Free glass of wine or beer for each guest with an Escape Room reservation. Must mention Taste of Georgetown.

Georgetown Butcher – Buy 1 lb of frozen 100% grass-fed ground beef, get one free.

Good Stuff Eatery – Grab a Goodness Bag: Their handcrafted cheeseburger, snack fries and soda for $9.95, and Good Stuff will make a $.50 donation with every sale to Georgetown Ministry Center. Valid M – F.

Il Canale – 50% off drinks, beer, and wine by the glass, plus complimentary bruschetta. M – F, 3pm – 6pm only at bar area, outdoor Streatery, or rooftop.

Jaco Juice and Taco of Georgetown DC – Choose from two great, $4 Happy Hour items (or order both!), Tu – Sa, 11am – 7pm, and Su, 11am -5 pm. Pick from:  Buffalo Rock Shrimp (Buffalo rock shrimp, shaved iceberg lettuce, with crema and cotija cheese), or Pupusa (Jumbo corn tortilla stuffed with pinto bean hummus, melted oaxaca cheese and side of curtido (pickled carrot, cabbage and jalapeno slaw)).

Kafe Leopold – Pick 3 drinks and 3 food items from the Happy Hour Menu, all for $25! This food and cocktail package is available daily, 12pm – closing, for to-go and curbside pick-up only.

Martin’s Tavern – Happy Hour, 3pm – 5 pm & 9:30pm – 10:30pm. Including Oysters Happy Hour! Available inside and outside.

Mr. Smith’s of Georgetown – $5 cocktails (house margarita, sangria, mimosa, and vodka, rum, bourbon, gin, and tequila mixed drinks) with food purchase. Daily, 12pm – closing. Outdoor seating available.

Officina – No corkage fee on any bottle of wine from our wine shop, 1pm to 6pm.

Reren & Beautea – Buy 2 bubble teas, get 1 free. Receive a free meal with the purchase of a gift card worth 3x your meal amount!

Ristorante Piccolo – Free glass of Prosecco with purchase of any entree, Su -Th, 4-6 pm, dine-in/outdoors only (not valid with any other offer).

The Graham Georgetown – 50% off specialty flatbreads and $10 glasses of Rosé at The Rooftop. Special available Th – Sa, 4pm – 5:30pm, and Su – W, 5pm – 6pm.

Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place – 2 crab cake sliders for $13. M – F, 11:30am – 10pm.

 


Family Matters

 

Dog Tag Bakery – 15% off online orders of 8-pack frozen Cinnabigs or Ultimate Coconut Sticky Buns (discount code TASTEGT15).

Georgetown Butcher – Buy 1 lb of frozen 100% grass-fed ground beef, get one free.

Officina – Family style dinner for 4, including salad, fresh bread, and a choice of Lasagna Bolognese, Eggplant Parmesan or Rigatoni and Meatballs as your main dish. You will only need to reheat with minimal prep. Available to pre-order on Toast or for pick, $65 per family meal.

Pizzeria Paradiso – Family Meal for 2, get two 9″ (personal-sized) pizzas and two appetizers for $35; or Family Meal for 4, get two 12″ pizzas and three appetizers for $55. To-go, or dine inside or at Pizzeria Paradiso’s outdoor Streatery; M – Th, 4pm – 9pm; F – Sa, 1pm – 10pm; and Su, 1pm – 9pm.

Ristorante Piccolo – 3-course prix-fixe dinner for 2 ($80) or 4 ($160). Su – Th, dine in-house or in outdoor Streatery, or pick-up (not valid with any other offer).

 


Treat Yourself

 

Baked & Wired – Buy 3 cookies, get the 4th free! Mention Taste of Georgetown to redeem offer. M – F, 8am – 4pm.

Dog Tag Bakery – Buy 1 gift box, get 2nd half off online (discount code TREATYRSLF)

George’s King of Falafel – $5 Nutella crepe with purchase of any sandwich. M – Su, 6pm – 2am. Outdoor seating available.

Good Stuff Eatery – Enjoy any flavor Mini Moo Milkshake for only $2.95 with the purchase of any sandwich or salad and Good Stuff will make a $.50 donation to the Georgetown Ministry to support the homeless.

LA Burdick Handmade Chocolates – Free miniature Burdick Cookie with $10+ beverage or chocolate purchase, or free Burdick Drinking Chocolate with $10+ pastry or chocolate purchase. Outdoor seating available.

Officina – $1 chocolate cannoli for take-out or dining in; limit 6 per person.

Olivia Macaron – Buy 3 macarons, get the 4th free – plus 10% off macaron boxes. M – F, 12pm – 5pm.

Sprinkles Georgetown – Frost and decorate your own cupcakes at home with DYO-TO-GO kits. Kits are available for delivery or pick-up, and come with everything needed to decorate cupcakes, including two spatulas. Pre-orders, ASAP online orders (ready in 15 minutes or less), and orders over the phone available. Open daily at 10am.

AND SHOP

Somehow, we’ve made it to fall 2020 – reason alone to buy yourself something. New with this year’s promotional event, more than 30 retailers, salons, and services are offering up to 50% off, gifts with purchase, private in-store appointments, at-home trunk shows, and more!

Retail, Salons & Services

 

Jaryam – Gift with in-store purchase.

Jewelers’Werk Galerie – An exhibition of new work by artist jeweler Lydia Martin kicks off at the end of Taste and Shop Georgetown, from Oct. 24 – Nov. 13, in person and online. The online exhibition will be up near Oct. 24.

LiLi the First – Check out our new Fall collection! Plus, enter to win $100 gift card when you mention Taste of Georgetown.

Lou Lou Boutiques – 25% off one full-price item, and one free pair of earrings with a $50 purchase. In-store only.

MAJOR – Free socks with (non-sale) shoe purchase. In-store only; socks chosen at random.

Resource Furniture – Free gift with in-store purchase when you mention Taste of Georgetown.

Stona – 10% off home, kitchen, and bathroom remodeling.

South Moon Under – 15% off a $150+ full-price purchase when you mention Taste of Georgetown. Only valid in-store at Georgetown location.

Veronica Beard – Private in-store events and at-home trunk shows available. Host an intimate party at the newest VB store; you bring the guest list, we’ll take care of the rest. If you prefer to host at home, we’ll come to you! Remember Tupperware parties? This is better. They’ve got sequins!

 

 

Georgetown Sports Massage – 20% off when you mention Taste of Georgetown. Valid Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Hela Medical Spa – $25 off any $75+ service when you mention Taste of Georgetown. By appointment only, M – Sa, 10am – 7pm.

Salon Ilo – 20% off Keratase with purchase of 3+ products. 10% off one store purchase when you bring in 2 non-perishable food items to support local food banks, through November 20.

 

Escape Room Live – 20% off private Escape Room booking for 5+ people when you mention of Taste of Georgetown, or code TOGTWN.

Prospect Optika – 10% off eyeglass purchase when you mention Taste of Georgetown. In-store only.

United Bank – Free gift when you open a new United Bank account ($50 minimum), in-person only. Limit 1 gift per customer.

STREATERY DINING

The Georgetown BID has also worked with over 30 restaurants and DDOT to permit outdoor
“Streateries” at nearly 25 transformed locations throughout the commercial district –available to diners seeking even more socially distant, outdoor dining options during Taste and Shop Georgetown. Check out our Streateries guide to learn more.

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