Homage to Motown Marvin
Built as an homage to music sensation Marvin Gaye, who grew up in the U Street/Shaw neighborhood and lived in self-imposed exile in Ostend, Belgium, for two years, Marvin's is a fusion of Belgium and the American South from the atmosphere down to the food (think moules-frites, steak frites, shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles, and over 30 Belgian brews to choose from). Upstairs features a hopping lounge and rooftop deck surrounded by old Motown photos and the sounds of rare funk, soul, ska, jazz, hip-hop, rap, and R&B compiled by guest DJs or owner Eric Hilton, who is one-half of D.C.-based duo Thievery Corporation.
By Christian Mirasol, AFAR Local Expert
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2007 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Sun 11am - 3:30pm
Mon - Thur 5pm - 10pm
Fri, Sat 5pm - 11pm