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Alex Restaurant


Alex Restaurant

Alex Restaurant
Speakeasy Jazz nights at The Alex

Join us at The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar, where we feature the region's top jazz artists every Saturday evening. This series sells out nearly every week, so make your reservations today at Resy.


The Alex is an intimate cocktail lounge and restaurant with an eclectic dťcor and varied menu of American fare. Settle in to one of the overstuffed Empire sofas, sip hand crafted beverages from our craft cocktail menu, share appetizers or enjoy a three course dinner, all while experiencing the classic stylings of these incredible vocalists and musicians.


This authentic craft cocktail cellar and speakeasy at the Graham Georgetown is the ideal venue to celebrate these exciting artists on Saturdays from 8pm to 11pm:

Irene Jalenti
Saturday, March 2

Irene Jalenti
Irene Jalenti's deep voice and unique sound are rooted in her native Italy. She has performed for more than 15 years throughout Europe and the United States, including appearances at the White House, Kennedy Center and Harlem's Apollo Theater. Irene has performed with a who's who of artists from jazz and other genres, including Esperanza Spalding, Patti Austin, Lizz Wright, Cassandra Wilson, Kelly Clarkson, Yolanda Adams, Marc Anthony, Common and Chance the Rapper.

Steve Washington
Saturday, March 9

Steve Washington
Steve Washington's latest CD, "Right To Love," is winning over critics and drawing new fans both at home and overseas. Ron Forman of Cabaret Scenes sums it up best: "It was indeed a pleasure to hear the romantic and dramatic voice of Steve Washington. He is a jazz singer in the great tradition of Billy Eckstine, Johnny Hartman and Joe Williams."

Sharon Clark
Saturday, March 16

Sharón Clark
2019 has already been a banner year for Sharón Clark. After sold out shows at Dizzy's Club/Jazz at Lincoln Center, she embarked on a European tour. Don't miss this chance to see DC's jazz ambassador to the world in her hometown. The Wall Street Journal raves: "new and amazing . . . an absolute triumph," and the NY Times agrees: "You can't underestimate the transformation of what seems like an ordinary song when an interpreter like Sharón Clark tears it apart and peers inside."

Julian Hipkins
Saturday, March 23

Julian Hipkins
Powerful and swinging vocals are always on hand when Julian Hipkins hits the stage. Long a favorite of DC jazz fans, he's a performer who knows how to connect with a song, whether he's shouting a blues like Jimmy Rushing, swinging a standard or delivering a heartfelt ballad.

Saturday, March 30

Downbeat Magazine says Elin's debut CD "has all the wonder of a magical discovery." One of DC's leading performers of Brazilian music, Elin has twice sold out Dizzy's Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center and toured worldwide. She also collaborates with the renowned Thievery Corporation.

Coming Up:

Saturday, April 6: Integriti Reeves


Starting Sunday April 14, our jazz series moves to Sunday evenings. It’s the perfect way to wind down your weekend: great music, good company, and wonderful food and drink. The music runs from 6pm to 9pm, so you’re home in time to get ready for the week. Make your reservations today on Resy for these stand-out performers:

Sunday, April 14: Lena Seikaly
Sunday, April 21: Sharón Clark
Sunday, April 28: Alison Crockett


Seating is limited, reserve today!

Book your The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar + Speakeasy reservation on Resy
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NOTE: A $20.00 minimum per person is required, excluding tax and gratuity.
Discounted valet parking is available with restaurant validation.


The Alex

Cocktails and Dinner
Sunday – Thursday: 5pm – 11pm
Friday – Saturday: 5pm – 12am

The Graham Georgetown

1075 Thomas Jefferson Street
Washington, DC 20024


For booking information, or to join Chris' e-mail list, contact: .

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