Ready to sing your heart out? Whether you’re a “Rock Band” aficionado, moonlight at the cabaret, or just want to blow off a little steam, get ready to step up to the mic! Check out our 7 favorite karaoke bars in Virginia.
Lulu Café isn’t just one of the best Korean restaurants in the Centreville area, but their authentic karaoke rooms, known as “noraebangs” in Korea, offer an experience you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy an authentic Korean barbecue meal before hitting one of the backrooms where you’ll find private space for your party to get your Mariah Carrey on. The videos come straight from Korea, so you can expect a certain Asian flair. Book your room ahead of time and have your food delivered to you mid-song.
Rock It Grill is a casual bar and grill with a diverse menu, serving hamburgers, tacos, and seafood, and more. But the real attraction for karaoke lovers is the nightly singing: that’s right, Rock It Grill offers karaoke every night of the week. As the name implies, most of the songs are rock oriented, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find a few other tunes in the catalogue.
Patriot’s Pub and Grill in Fairfax, Virginia, is a good, old-fashioned, American pub. The atmosphere is homey and warm, and their doors are open every day. Stop by for trivia on Wednesdays, live music on Thursdays, and karaoke on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 p.m.- 1:30 a.m. You’ll find yourself wanting to come back soon.
Richmond, Virginia, is known as one of the creative hubs in the Commonwealth, and one of the most accepting. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Babe’s of Carytown, a lesbian and gay bar, is one of the best karaoke spots in town. Stop by for Southern pub fare, drag shows, and, yes, karaoke. Sing your heart out with pride.
Brickhouse Tavern, near Christopher Newport University in Newport News and the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, is a New York-style casual Italian eatery serving up pizza, sandwiches, pasta, and salad. Stop by for private parties, nightly food specials, and, of course, the regularly scheduled karaoke. Check in before coming for karaoke to make sure it is on the schedule that night, as the days are subject to change.
The folks at Dogfish Head Alehouse describes themselves as “off-centered food and drink for off-centered people.” The menu includes wood-fired burgers, seafood, and pizza, whereas the beer menu changes every day. Much of the craft beer comes from the Dogfish Head Brewery. Besides the delicious food and beer, Dogfish hosts regular karaoke jam events, pitting different genres against each other for prices.
Breakers Sky Lounge in Herndon, Virginia, is much more than another karaoke bar: it is a nightlife experience. Stop by the restaurant for a full-service menu. Swing by the bar for custom cocktails and fan favorites. Play billiards, listen to the top DJs and live bands in the area, and watch whatever’s on the six projectors and 18 LED TVs. The Lounge is two levels and over 12,000 square-feet. Oh, and karaoke nights are three days a week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.