DIVE is located in the basement of Darlington House at 1610 20th St. N.W., Washington DC 20009. We are open 7 nights a week and accessible by walking 100 feet north from the METRO red line Dupont Circle North exit and even easier by Uber or Lyft.  We are open from 4pm daily and will have lounge atmosphere with vinyl DJ on Thursday and Saturday evenings from 9PM until close open mic on Friday evenings from 7-10pm.  Our menu of hand crafted foods is available nightly until 10PM.


For information about DIVE, opening night or evening table reservations after January 1st, 2019,  please feel free to contact Russell at

To book a private event please call 202-297-1434 or email

Open mic is every Friday evening and hosted by Samir Ghali.  Sign up for three song sets begins at 6:00 pm on site each Friday or email us to book ahead. Sets take place from 7pm until 10pm with 3 song maximums. We welcome solo musicians, guitarists, singers, small groups, poets and creative types.  Bring your instruments and cables and plug into our Bose L1 ll 8 channel system. We have 2 mics and stands, a choice of guitars off of our walls, and a drum kit. Feel free to reach out with additional questions.

Open Mic Every Friday
Sign in: 6:00
Play 7pm-10pm
Headline Performances begin at 10PM

More info: Russell Hirshon

Located in the Darlington House Basement
1610 20th St. N.W.
Washington DC 20009