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.
Find the perfect venue for 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 over 60-100 guests to allow comfortable seating. CIRCA at Chinatown is well equipped with a variety of set banquet style menus in all price points.
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 125 people for happy hour events and cocktail parties. We offer a variety of different food options, from large patters to buffet style service. Photos of the Dragon Bar.
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.
For larger seated dinners, the Private Dining Room, which is encased in glass, seats up to 34 guests and is equipped with a television. This beautiful fully private room is perfect for any function!
CIRCA at Clarendon is conveniently located on the corner of Clarendon Blvd and Garfield St in the heart of Clarendon. We are one block off of the Clarendon metro station entrance. With its neighborhood vibe and central location, it’s perfect for any event, large or small!
The main dining area would be available for buyouts and seated events up to 50 guests to allow comfortable seating. CIRCA at Clarendon is well equipped with a variety of set banquet style menus in all price points as well as the capability to build buffets and cater outside events. If you’re looking for the newest hot spot to bring your next event you’ll find CIRCA checks all the boxes to exceed expectations!
At the far side of our bar area, and against a floor to ceiling window, sits a cozy Bar Banquette, which seats up to 22 guests comfortably. This area captures the energy of the bar, but provides enough intimacy to enjoy your guests company.
Our bar provides excellent flexibility and options for happy hour and cocktail events. Partial Bar options can accommodate groups anywhere from 10-75 guests, and offer a variety of pre-ordered food options. A Full Bar buyout provides space to accommodate up to 125 guests comfortably.
Off of our main dining room, is our stunning semi-private “Wine Room” with the capacity to hold up to 16 guests for a seated lunch/dinner. This room also offers a television with A/V capability at the head of the table.
CIRCA at Navy Yard is conveniently located on the corner of First St. and M St. right around the corner from Nationals Park in the heart of Navy Yard. We are just one block from either of the two Navy Yard Metro exits (Nats Park/Soccer Stadium or Department of Transportation)!
The private dining room is perfect for small events of up to 20, while the patio is capable of seating up to 36 guests. CIRCA at Navy Yard is well equipped with a variety of set banquet style menus in all price points. Audio and Video is available in most areas.
The patio is fully covered by an awning, we are able to fully enclose the sides as well as heaters throughout. It can accommodate dinners of up to 36 guests and is the ideal spot for an after-work happy hour or large celebration. With a maximum capacity of 70 people standing, it can be sectioned off to provide a more intimate space for smaller parties.
Our hightops, located in our main bar area, create great spaces for mingling and networking. The numerous hightops span the length of our bar and are nestled under our expansive side windows. Depending on the size of your group, we can customize the space to accommodate up to 120 guests for a cocktail event or smaller group happy hours.