Every Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 3pm

Small Plates

Sticky Buns 6

Butter, Pecan & Espresso 

Seasonal Berries 6.5

Served with whipped mascarpone cheese  

Caesar Salad 7.5

Romaine hearts, shaved parmesan, egg and brioche. Add chicken $5, grilled or blackened shrimp $10, crab or salmon $12 


Next Door Wings 9

Served with Asian Bliss sauce and home made blue cheese dressing

Fried Chicken & Waffle 14

Chef’s own brined fried chicken with waffle

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sandwich 16

100% jumbo lump crabmeat served with fries voted “Best on U Street”

Shrimp & Organic White Cheese Grits 18

Tomato, saffron sauce garnished with fresh parmesan cheese

Charred Certified Angus Beef Steak & Eggs 18

Parmesan fries, roasted tomato and herb steak butter. Add Danish blue cheese $1

Belgian Waffle 9

Served with warm maple syrup, strawberries & whipped cream 

Vanilla French Toast 11

Whipped mascarpone, caramelized bananas and butter-pecan syrup

Salmon Cakes 15

Organic white cheese grits, scrambled eggs with a tomato-onion sauce

Next Door Breakfast 11

Eggs any style, apple wood bacon or turkey sausage, potatoes or grits and toast

Next Door Omelet 10

Choose any 3 items: green peppers, onions, mushrooms, spinach, ham, turkey sausage American, and cheddar cheese for $1.00. Add sautéed shrimp for $3. *egg whites may be substituted any egg dish

Featured Cocktails

“U” Street Bottomless Mimosas 16

Fried Shrimp Basket $14

large shrimp lightly battered served over hand cut or sweet potato fries

Next Door Jumbo Lump Crab Cake $14.5

4 oz of pure crab delight- no filler! with sour cream remoulade sauce

Fried Catfish Fingers Basket (5 pc) $11

with tartar sauce

Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops (3pc) $13.5

potato cake and caramelized leeks atop a light mushroom cream sauce

Four Mini Sliders $15

Crab, Filet Mignon, or Combo

served on soft potato bun, an onion straw garnish and spicy remoulade sauce, add cheese $1

Mac & Cheese $9

Traditional elbow macaroni sautéed with 3 cheeses: American, parmesan, & cheddar,

dusted with panko bread crumbs, add crab meat $14

Next Door Wings (5 pc) $7.5 (10 pc) $13.5

choice of sauce: our spicy signature (VERY HOT), Asian Bliss or Barbeque sauce, with carrots and celery, homemade blue cheese or ranch dressing

Jumbo Mumbo Wings (4 whole wings) $10

served with your choice of Original or Hot & Spicy Capital City Mumbo Sauce

Dry Rubbed Ribs (4 pc) $7.5 (8 pc) $13.5

succulent and tender pork ribs served dry with slaw and barbeque sauce garnishes

Hummus Platter $8

Creamy with a hint of garlic served with grilled herbed flatbread, carrots, celery and olives

Soup of the Day

prepared daily, ask your server

She Crab Soup $8

served with a dollop of sweet crème fraiche and Sherry

“U” Street House Salad** $7

mesculin greens, tomatoes & carrots, with Next Door vinaigrette

Next Door Caesar** $7

traditional Caesar with our house made croutons and Caesar dressing

Next Door Signature Salad** $8.5

baby spinach, tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, egg wedges, candled pecans, & dried cranberries, with raspberry vinaigrette

** make any of the above salads an entrée by adding

Add to Any Salad:

Boneless skinless Chicken Breast $5, Skewer or Shrimp (8 pc) $10.5, or Salmon filet 5 oz $8.5

(Grilled or Blackened) dressings: Next Door Balsamic

Vinaigrette, Ranch Blue Cheese, Raspberry Vinaigrette, and Caesar

all sandwiches are served with one of our Signature sides add Ben’s Chili Sauce, blue cheese, cheddar, Swiss, provolone or American: $1 each; add bacon: $1.50

Next Door Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sandwich $16

4 ounce crab cake baked and served with mustard aioli sauce

Blacken Chicken Sandwich $12

blackened boneless breast served on a soft hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and spicy remoulade sauce

Colossal Fish Sandwich $12

fried fillet of white fish, fries & cole slaw with tartar sauce

Shrimp Po’ Boy $14.5

fried shrimp pilled high on a soft hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato and spicy remoulade sauce

Half-Pound Certified Angus Burger $12

with lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle

“Chilli Philli” Cheese Steak Sandwich $12

½ lb of thin sliced Rib Eye steak with Provolone cheese & sautéed onions

Double Turkey Burger $13

two 4 ounce patties with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion and pickle

Vegan Chicken Sandwich $11

tender vegan cutlet with lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle


Lunch Entrees

Monday through Friday from 11am until 4pm

all entrees served with two Signature sides unless otherwise noted

Next Door Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes 4 oz 19.5

made daily with no filler, served with sour cream remoulade sauce

Shrimp and Organic White Cheese Grits 17

six large shrimp sautéed with tomatoes, white wine, saffron, shallots, and parmesan garnish, served on a bed of organic cheese grits with one signature side

Twin Filet Mignon Medallions 18

with grilled onions and steak butter

Blackened Filet of Salmon (5oz) 14

fresh salmon fillet, perfectly seasoned and pan seared

Brined Fried Chicken and Waffle 14

Belgian waffle and succulent fried chicken breast, with one side

Pesto Pasta 15

with sautéed vegetables and one signature side, add:

Chicken Breast 17

Skewer of Large Shrimp (6) 19

Catfish & Chips 14

lightly battered fillets served with fried & one side

Dinner Entrees

all entrees served with two Signature sides unless otherwise noted

Next Door Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes (2) 4 oz 28

made daily with no filler, served with sour cream remoulade sauce

Filet Mignon 23

6 oz tender grilled center cut filet mignon with grilled onions & steak butter, Make it Surf & Turf, add:

Skewer of Shrimp (8) 31

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake (4 oz) 34

Brined Fried Chicken 18

Add a Belgium Waffle 22

a perfectly brined and fried airline chicken breast, with a freshly made Belgium waffle

Ben’s Seafood Sampler 25

lightly breaded fillet of Catfish, a Jumbo Lump Crab Cake and 6 fried shrimp, with tartar sauce, served fried or broiled

Pesto Pasta 14.50

with sautéed vegetables and one signature side, add:

Chicken Breast 17

Skewer of Large Shrimp (6) 19

Shrimp & Organic White Cheese Grits 20

eight large shrimp sautéed with tomatoes, white wine, saffron, shallots, saffron, parmesan garnish, served on a bed of organic cheese grits and one signature side

Crispy Skin Salmon 21

perfectly seasoned and seared 7oz of salmon fillet

“Crab & Chicken” 26

jumbo lump crab cake (4oz) and a juicy brined fried airline chicken breast

Catfish & Chips 16

lightly battered fillets served with fries & one side

Signature Sides

“Perfect” Mashed Potatoes $4

Organic Cheese Grits $4

Mashed Sweet Potatoes $4

Idaho Fries $4

Sweet Potato Fries $4

Broccoli $4

Cole Slaw $4

Fresh Sautéed Spinach $4

Kale Salad $4

SideSalad $4

Blueberry Caiprioska $10

(Blueberry Vodka, muddled berries, fresh lime)

Very Cherry Martini $10

(Grey Goose Cherry Noir, Cointreau Noir, St. Germain, sour and splash of cranberry)

Elysian Fields $10

(Finlandia Grapefruit, Domain de Canton, fresh lime, rosemary)

Patron Cadillac Margarita $15

(Patron, Triple Sec, fresh lime, topped with Grand Marnier)

Get L.I.T. $11

(House Vodka, Gin, Rum, Tequila, Triple Sec & Sour)

Top Shelf Long Island $16

(Grey Goose, Tanqueray, Bacardi, Patron Silver, Cointreau, sour)

“1211” Mojito $13

(Bacardi flavor, fresh mint, and fresh lime)

Caipirinha $10

(Leblon, fresh lime, simple syrup)

Honeysuckle Lemon Drop Martini $10

(Smirnoff Citrus, Triple Liquor 43, Sour Mix)

Sex on the Peach $11

(Ciroc Peach, peach schnapps, peach nectar, OJ,  fresh lemon)

Next Door Punch  $10

(Bacardi Silver, angostura bitters, pineapple, orange, sour, grenadine, triple sec)

Elderberry  $11

(Hendrick’s, St-Germain, fresh lime, simple syrup)

Sidecar  $14

(Hennessy, Cointreau, fresh lemon)

Ben’s Bellini  $10

(Prosecco, peach nectar, peach schnapps)


Drafts & Ciders

Blue Moon -Colorado 7  HH 3.5

Heineken “Super Cold”-Holland 7 HH 3.5

Miller Lite -Wisconsin 6 HH 3.5

Peroni -Italy 7  HH 3.5

Sam Adams Seasonal -Massachusetts 7  HH3.5

Stella Artois -Belgium 7 HH 3.5

The Movement -Washington DC 8 HH 5

U Street Brew  -  Local 8 HH 5.5

“A Funky IPA”
A portion of every draft will benefit the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation & Howard Theatre Foundation

Bottle Beer

Amstel Light -Holland 7

Bud & Bud Light -Missouri 6

Chimay Red -Belgium 11

Corona -Mexico 6

Dogfish Head  90 -Delaware 7

Goose Island IPA -Illnois 7

O’Doul’s -Missouri 6

Delirium Tremens -Belgium 10

Red Stripe -Jamaica 7

Strongbow -England 6

Yuengling -Pennsylvania 6

Ask about Our Bottle Beer Specials!



Chandon Brut, California 13/36

Mionetto Il Moscato, Italy 10/30

Moët Imperial, France 80

Moët Nectar Rose, France 100

Veuve Clicquot , France 80

Fantinel Prosecco, Italy 9/27


Borgo M, Pinot Grigio, Italy 7/21

Naked Chardonnay (no oak), California 8/24

Byron Chardonnay, California 9/27

Mohua Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand 10/29

Willamette Valley Riesling, Oregon 10/30

Bex Riesling, Germany 7/21


Cryptic Blend, California 8/24

Matua Valley Pinot Noir, New Zealand 10/27

181 Merlot, California 10/30

Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon, California 7/21


House Pinot Grigio & Merlot 7 /HH 5

Fine Spirits


Glenfiddich 12, 18, 21 $12.5, 19, 21

Balvenie 12 $12.5

Macallan 12, 17, 18, 21 $12.5, 17, 18, 21

Glenlivet 16 (Nadurra), 18 $16, 18

Johnny Walker Black, Blue $10, 45

Chivas Regal  18 $18

Dewars WL, 12, 18, Signature $8, 10, 18, 45


Hennessy Paradis 100

Hennessy VSOP 20


Maestro Dobel 30

Patron Platinum 35


Bacardi Ron Solera 30

Bacardi Limited Reserve 16

Ron Zacapa 10

Ron Zacapa XO 15

Happy Hour (4 pm-7 pm)

$3.5 Drafts

$5.5 Premium Drafts

$5.5 Call Brand Rail Highballs

$5 House Merlot & Pinot Grigio

$3.50 Apps  Idaho Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, & Onion Rings

$5.50 Apps   Wings,  Ribs, Hummus, & Chili Dogs

Every Wednesday  50% off any Bottle of Wine