our friends having a good time at our Italian Restaurant

Happy Hour

Book your Dino’s Grotto reservation on Resy

It’s True! After 14+ years
We are Closing September 15

Happy Hour 5 pm ’til 7 pm in the Grotto Bar
All Day Sunday & All Night Monday

$8 signature drinks & Negroni  ~~  $6 wine  ~~  $4 taps

$5 antipasti  ~~  $10 charcuterie board {serves 2-4}

Check out our Happy Hour Offerings

All-night Grotto Bar Specials:

Sunday & Monday  ~~  happy hour all night
Half Price mussel pots ~ 1 kilo $10
Tuesday  ~~  Half Price Dino Burger ~ 10 oz local beef $7
Wednesday  ~~  Nashville Hot Softshell Crab Sandwich
The dining room is closed but we serve our full menu in the Grotto Bar
Thursday  ~~  Half Price Lasagne
{lasagnette, duck bolognese lasagne, or cannelloni}
Friday  ~~  $8 Negroni Night
 ~~  Half Price Burrata & Meatballs

In the dining room or bar all night!
Sunday – Tuesday ~ wine madness (50% off wines $60+ & free corkage!)


Come taste the difference our passion makes.

Local, sustainable, artisan ingredients
prepared simply with an Italian Sensibility

Featuring local produce from farmer’s markets,
sustainable seafood, & humanely raised meats

Imaginative wine list, craft cocktails featuring local spirits,
local beers on tap, housemade sodas


  • My wife and I had a terrific dinner at Dino’s last night. We split the crab cakes and Porchetta (pork shoulder). Both were excellent. We also took advantage of the Monday-night wine special and had a fabulous bottle of nero d’avola.

    MS dined at the Grotto 4/29 using Resy

  • Always love getting dinner and beer @DinoInShaw. So good


  • The Virginia skirt steak, succulent from its marinade of olive oil and rosemary, is accompanied by a racy anchovy salsa verde.

    Tom Sietsema, The Washington Post