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Wine is proof that God loves us. — Benjamin Franklin Diner's Choice Winner 2009

Grilled Hanger Steak and our bartender pouring a glass of wine

Food is the Focus. Wine is the Passion.

Dear friends of Proof,

It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Proof’s last day of service will be Saturday, February 2nd.  

Above all, we want to thank our dedicated staff and you - our wonderful guests - for your years of patronage and support. Proof was opened as our founder's love letter to this city, expressed through food and wine. We have deeply valued being part of this neighborhood for over 10 years.

Although we are unable to continue Proof in its current location, we look forward to continuing to welcome guests into our sister establishments - Doi Moi and Destination Wedding.

To mark our last weeks of service, we will be adding several classic dishes to our Restaurant Week menu and offering wine specials in our final week as a thank you to you, our guests. You can find updated menus here on our website and on our Facebook page.

With great appreciation, 
The Team at Proof

Large Groups
For more information on parties of 10 or more guests, please visit our Reservations page.  For parties of 10 or more, contact

Happy Hour Specials
Proof offers daily rotating Happy Hour specials in the bar, lounge, & Patio Monday – Saturday from 5:00PM – 7PM.  Join us for $8 glasses of house red and white wine, $8 classic cocktails and discounted prices on selected beer and wine offerings. (The full menu is available in the bar/lounge/patio)

ALL NIGHT HAPPY HOUR - Sunday Night at the bar and patio.  Normal happy hour specials, and 25% off all bottles.

Lunch Hours
Proof is closed for lunch on Mondays. We serve lunch Tuesday - Friday from 11:30AM - 2PM.  Our Lunch Crush special is available during these hours in the bar/lounge area only. We feature a choice of five entrees paired with a glass of house red or white wine, soft drink, or iced tea for $14.  

Parking: Valet ($12) for dinner service only, as well as street parking. 

Public Transit: Located 1 block from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro (Red, Yellow, and Green Lines) at the corner of 8th and G Streets

The wine list at Proof is an homage to our founder, Mark Kuller. His cellar was always full of old Burgundy, Rhone, Bordeaux, and California cult classics. We are honored to offer some of his impressive collection alongside our extensive offerings that include other major regions, producers, varietals, and vintages. Our Sommelier team works diligently to procure wines from smaller producers, who farm organically and biodynamically. You can view our wine list here. We are happy to accommodate outside bottles for a $40 corkage fee.

Please contact our sommelier team directly to make special arrangements.

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