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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides: Washington, D.C. by Susan Burke, Ron Burke

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Eating and Drinking Tips

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  1. Alcohol Age Limits

    In Washington and surrounding jurisdictions, the legal age for purchasing or drinking alcoholic beverages is 21. The law is strictly enforced. You will need a photo ID if you look young enough to raise doubt. Many clubs and other venues allow under-21 patrons to enter and enjoy the show, but without a wristband or stamped marking, they are not allowed to buy alcohol. It is becoming common for clubs and rock concert venues to require photo ID from everyone, regardless of age.

  2. Sales Tax

    Tax on restaurant food and on food for immediate ...

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