You can't have dinner at Sixth Engine without discussing the historic building that houses this modern, bustling restaurant. The building itself is an old DC firehouse that dates back to 1855, and it was originally home to Engine Company No. 6. While the building sat vacant for four decades, it's now one of the hippest and most delicious restaurants around Newseum Residences.
When you visit Sixth Engine, you'll enjoy your meal in a truly unique historic atmosphere. When you're first seated, be sure you take a good look at the cocktail menu, because the bartenders here have a reputation for making innovative and creative drinks. Once you choose from the long list of libations, ask for a half dozen oysters, an order of hush puppies, or a cheese and charcuterie plate to whet your appetite. Popular main dishes include casual fare like burgers and fries, as well as more elevated dishes like smoked rib eye with bone marrow butter. You'll leave feeling more than satisfied when you have dinner at Sixth Engine.
438 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001