Who is Betsy?

About us

Your favorite bar with heating and fun hot cocktails is ready for winter. Check it out!

Brought to you by Belga Café’s Chef Bart Vandaele and team, Betsy is an intimate, open-air rooftop serving American fare and a cocktail program focused on all things gin. This hidden gem is inspired by the chickens in Chef Bart Vandaele’s backyard, Betsy is the name of his favorite in the flock.

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Get ready for another season
of gin & tonic's

Try our very special Gin Bar and specialty cocktails! Chef Bart made a special wine and beer selection to enjoy in the Betsy summer garden.

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The ideal private heated rooftop is available to cater to your needs! The Betsy has many options such as happy hours, private or semi-private dinners, mixology classes, and holiday parties. For seated dinners, we can accommodate 35 people. For standing receptions, our capacity is 50.
We can help you design your event, whether it's cocktails, passed appetizers, or a sit down dinner. For information please contact us at betsy@belgacafe.com, call us (202)-544-0100 or fill out the form!

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514 8th Street Southeast
Washington, DC


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sun, Sat
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM