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CIRCA at Dupont

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$$$$
Dupont Circle
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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1601 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1078
+1 202-667-1601
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Cave City, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just stumbled upon this little eatery. Our food was excellent. Our waitress (Anna) was great! We could not ask for better food or service.

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Thank jwise2016
Panama City, Florida, United States
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat at the bar and our server Allison was very helpful and and knew the menu very well, we went out of the box and tried some dishes we never ate before, some of our favorites were Brussels & blue Flashed fried and delishious my husband had the Bison Burger and I had seasonal Ravioli which was faba beans... More 

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Thank Donna B
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Hi Donna, thank you for visiting us and for leaving your review! We are happy to hear that Allison was helpful and that you enjoyed the Brussels & Blue, Bison Burger, and Seasonal Ravioli. We will share this feedback with our team. We hope that you'll join us again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Paramus, New Jersey
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was amazing, the food was better. Food was well presented and plentaful tasting amazing, the staff where friendly and accommodating, the only small drawback was the time it took to get the check. Overall great experience.

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Thank NewlyTravellers
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for visiting us and taking the time to leave a review! We are so sorry about the wait that you experienced for your check, and we'll address this with our team. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your service and food. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Washington DC
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My spouse and I met a friend for early dinner on a Friday evening. I arrived first and was seated quickly (had confirmed reservation). The others joined me within 10 minutes. Our server, Ally, was quite attentive. We ate a 3-course meal with gusto -- the food was excellent. As the restaurant filled, we did experience some difficulties carry on... More 

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Thank Ken_in_DC
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Ken, thank you and your friends for joining us for dinner! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals, however we are sorry about the noise level. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Long Island, New York
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168 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the CIRCA at Clarendon and CIRCA at Dupont is just as tasty. Their menu has a nice variety of dishes and the waiters are always friendly. I would recommend coming here for lunch or dinner with any type of group.

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Thank Readrun
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for visiting us at our Clarendon and Dupont locations! We appreciate your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. All the best, Genevieve More 

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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is very central in the Dupont Circle area and has outdoor seating. I recently stopped in for brunch and was pleased. $4 mimosas and a good selection of food, Nice atmosphere.

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Thank Lillya N
Washington, DC
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620 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice spot for a business lunch. I had a blackened chicken salad that was nearly perfect. The chicken was just wonderful in every way. the salad was great too, with the underripe mango pieces being the only discordant note. A tuna salad was not quite as successful, and a flatbread pizza was fine. Service was excellent, and the surroundings were... More 

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Thank jxx9595
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! We appreciate your feedback regarding your meal, and we will share this with our chef. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Genevieve More 

newyork
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not have reservations when my colleagues and I went. We waited about 30 minutes for a table by the bar. No problems with bar or table service. Food was good, and it was nice to be able to sit outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. Within walking distance of Dupont Circle train station.

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Thank dahead
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us and for your review! We're happy to read that you enjoyed our food and service. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Genevieve More 

Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stumbled onto Circa while browsing in the Dupont Circle area. They have a lovely terrace area for dining and it looked very appealing. It's a great place to stop for lunch or dinner. We had the Angus burger and the meat was absolutely delicious! The cheese was perfectly sharp, great bun, and juicy meat. Crispy hot fries added to... More 

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Thank Greekchick2016
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the Angus burger. We look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Rock Hill, South Carolina
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We thought it would be nice to sit outside, but when we stepped outside to the dining area, the tables were really close to each other. We changed our mind and went back inside and we are glad we did! The inside is very upscale and inviting and the chairs are like big easy chairs. The portions are a little... More 

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Thank 4mukluks
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Dupont, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal inside. I will pass your feedback along to our team regarding the outdoor table set-up. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $60
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1078
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-667-1601

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?