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Now that V-Day is behind us, we can get back to regularly scheduled programming — and by that, we mean intimate, romantic dates that aren't prompted by a marketing holiday. Turns out, there are plenty of D.C. restaurants and bars that do sexy just right — minus the cloying frills.
Whether you're in the mood for creative cocktails, dramatic interiors, or the most flattering lighting in the city — or a combo of all three — you’ll find it at these hot spots. So, grab your main squeeze, new flame, or friend with benefits, and get prepped for a fun night out. Teddy bears and heart-shaped boxes (thankfully) not included.