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Martin’s Tavern Celebrates its 90th Anniversary

General   •   September 12, 2023

Martin’s Tavern, the oldest family-owned and operated restaurant in DC, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this month. Opened in 1933 shortly after Prohibition ended, the Georgetown institution is best known as the restaurant where JFK proposed to Jackie 20 years later. Countless other Presidents, celebrities and athletes have since dined there.

Now through the end of 2023, three 90th anniversary, Prohibition-era cocktails will be available, with 100% of al proceeds going to Georgetown Ministry Center. From October 2 – 5, you can also travel back in time with a 1930s lunch menu featuring fried oysters with coleslaw and French fries for 35 cents, clam chowder and corned beef sandwiches for 20 cents, and Chicken a la King for 85 cents. Congratulations to fourth-generation owner Billy Martin, and the entire staff!

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