Thursday, February 17, 2022

Thinking of Drinking: Smoke and Mirrors Rooftop in Navy Yard NOW OPEN!

By Jordan Burns
Come for the cocktails and views, stay for the fire-pits and snacks. A stunning new rooftop bar situated atop the AC Hotel Washington DC Capitol Hill Navy Yard has opened their doors TODAY (February 17)! The new rooftop features insta-worthy views of Downtown DC, handcrafted cocktails, and delicious eats developed by Area Director of F&B, Zach Wendel. 

Some Evening Menu Highlights:


Smoked Paloma

Del Magauey Vida Mezcal, Fresh Lime, Fever Tree Grapefruit Soda

Whiskey Sour 

Champagne! (of course) 


Iberico Bikini 

Iberico Ham, White Cheddar, Apple Butter, Truffle Essence (aka - adult grilled cheese!)

Diver Scallops

Frisee, Smoked Pork Belly, 62 Degree Egg, Salmon Roe, Pickled Shallot, Sherry... THAT EGG PORN!

Baked Crab Fondue 

DMV Crab, Herb Crust, Pretzel Braid 

Cast Iron Chocolate Chip Cookie 

Neapolitan Ice Cream, Rainbow Sprinkles.... can you say Capital COOKIE?! 😍

We had a wonderful time gathering at the Smoke and Mirrors Rooftop. The indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and restaurant, located atop the 11-story hotel building, offers sweeping birds-eye views of Washington D.C. and the U.S. Capitol Building and can accommodate up to 350 guests, with space for up to 200 indoors and up to 150 outdoors. It felt so nice to be doing #DCthings again! 

Smoke and Mirrors Rooftop is open from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays, and 11:00 a.m. to midnight on weekends. Check them out for brunch this weekend or happy hour next week! CHEERS! 🥂

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