Choose CIRCA for Your Next Event!
We make it easy to plan and execute your large party or private dining event.
Our goal is to exceed expectations for you and your guests.
We’ve been in the Metro DC & Northern Virginia markets for over a decade and have built our trust organically with consistent quality. Below you will find information about our locations and availability for large parties and private dining services. We look forward to hosting your event.
We will help you find the best venue for your event. Based on the size and style of your event, we will recommend the location that best suits your event!
- Private Room
- Cocktail Party
- Banquet Menus
- Outdoor Dining
- A/V Capablity
CIRCA at Chinatown is conveniently located right next to the Capital One Arena just off the Chinatown Metro stop at the corner of 7th and H St., a mere two blocks from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. CIRCA at Chinatown is the perfect spot to host a pre-post game event or host a candlelit dinner for your team after a convention!
The main dining area is available for buyouts and events from 60 to 100 guests to allow comfortable seating. Groups have the option of multiple course dinner or a cocktail reception with stationary food stations and passed hors d’oeuvres. This space can be configured to accommodate 120 guests in a standing reception.
In this space we will also welcome large lunch, brunch, or dinner reservations for groups from 10 to 16 dining a-la-carte.
A cozier semi-private table sits tucked away from the main dining area but still captures the action of the restaurant and seats up to 12 guests comfortably with a television at the head of the table. The perfect spot for a large group to watch a big game!
On the first floor, is a stunning long granite “Dragon Bar” with the capacity to handle up to 100 people for happy hour events and cocktail receptions. We offer a variety of different food options, from large patters to buffet style service. also available in portions to smaller groups cocktail gatherings.
On the second level sits the main CIRCA Bar and the main dining room. This upstairs bar is a slightly smaller and more comfortable (swanky) area with a capacity of approximately 40-50 guests for a cocktail event or gathering – also available in portions to cocktail gatherings for smaller groups.
For larger seated dinners, the glass encased private dining room seats up to 34 guests and is equipped with a television that exclusively connects to all Apple devices. This beautiful fully private room is perfect for a seated function with 34 guests or a cocktail reception with 20 guests!