And you might even be tempted to wear your swimming suit.
The owners created what they call “the beach and bar vibe of Florida.” The DJ spins music from a lifeguard stand. There is a sunken “swimming pool” bar at the entrance, complete with blue pool tiles and palm trees.
The entire restaurant, at 26 N Street, Southeast, is a total of 14,000 square feet with two levels, three bars, large patio and private rooms. One of the private rooms has a private VIP entrance.
The 80-foot-long upstairs main bar overlooks Nationals Park and includes sliding glass door windows and mirrored cabanas.
The menu follows the beach theme –– with conch fritters, gator bao buns, calamari, shrimp buckets, sushi, piña coladas, royal rum punch and key lime crush.
It’s the second Navy Yard restaurant for Mission Group which opened Tex-Mex restaurant Mission Navy Yard in 2018. The original Mission in Dupont Circle opened in 2014. Its other restaurants include Hawthorne, The Admiral, and SALAZAR.