Heading on down to Southeast D.C. for a D.C. United match at Audi Field?
If you need a place to eat or grab a drink beforehand, we're here to help.
Best Bars and Restaurants Near Audi Field:
The Big Stick: 20 M St. SE
A fan-favorite if attending a Washington Nationals game, but also on the way to Audi Field if taking the Navy Yard-Ballpark Metro stop. The Big Stick is a rustic, lodge-themed restaurant & sports bar serving a unique menu focused on specialty sausages,sandwiches and a robust craft beer selection.
Walter’s Sports Bar: 10 N St. SE
With 24 self-pouring taps, there is a craft beer for everyone at Walter's. You pay for the beer by the ounce so you can taste everything there is to offer.
Top of the Yard Rooftop Bar and Bites: 1265 First St. SE
A unique roof-top bar that offers a scenic look at Nationals Park and the Capitol Riverfront. They serve a casual, ballpark inspired menu to match its relaxed atmosphere. With a mix of sandwiches, appetizers and shareable dishes. Make sure to check their hours if you want to stop on your way home, most nights they close at 11:00 p.m.
Mission Bar: 1221 Van St. SE
A lively and spacious bar/restaurant that welcomes large and small groups. with several different floors to accommodate all parties. Their menu includes Mexican-inspired dishes, but also the traditional American staples.
The Salt Line: 79 Potomac Ave. SE
If you're looking for something a little more upscale, The Salt Line is your best option. Located on the riverfront, they have a wide variety of seafood platters and have some New England favorites.
Dacha Navy Yard: 79 Potomac Ave. SE
Kid and dog-friendly, the Dacha Navy Yard is the perfect stop on the way to Audi Field. It's a full-service restaurant with American dining and an outdoor beer garden.
Bardo Brewing: 25 Potomac Ave. SE
Open two hours before every Nationals and D.C. United game, Bardo Brewing will offer you the ideal prematch environment. It's an outdoor brewery featuring several local taps.
Metro stops located near Audi Field:
There are two accessible Metro stops by Audi Field in Southeast D.C. Both the Waterfront Metro stops and the Navy-Yard Ballpark stops on the Green line are less than 15-minute walks to the stadium. For those looking for places to grab a bite or a drink beforehand, the path from the Navy-Yard Metro is littered with bars and restaurants along the way.
Nearby parking at Audi Field:
All fans attending D.C. United games at Audi Field are recommended to take public transit to get to the stadium. There are select parking garages and lots around the field and should be expected to be full if tickets are not purchased beforehand.
1880 2nd St. NW: Small surface lot located right next to Audi Field.
79 Potomac Ave. SE: Parking Garage .25 miles away from Audi Field