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CIRCA at Foggy Bottom

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National Mall
0.7 miles from Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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This is a sister to the flagship store at Dupont Circle.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dined here 3 years ago and were happy to return on this short trip from NJ. They are now Covid compliant and we were lucky to be able to dine outside on the patio which added to the experience. Food, service, and ambiance...are still wonderful. A fun night. We will definitely return if and when we return to DC.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, prompt and accurate food service. Staff was very friendly. Lots of homeless hanging out on the street outside. Kind of takes away from the relaxed feeling.

Date of visit: October 2020
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LuJohnson7223, Marketing at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us. We are so glad that you enjoyed the food and the service. We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed September 18, 2020 via mobile

We eat here often when we are in DC because it is consistently good and next to where our daughter lives, and is reasonably priced. This time we just had lunch. I had a very fresh mixed salad on which I added a piece of...nicely grilled salmon (for $9 extra). They kindly toasted some of their brioche bread to accompany my salad. My wife had a fried chicken sandwich which she was very happy with... and the fries, which I stole a few of, were crisp and hot. I had a nice glass of Josh Cellars Chardonnay. Overall nice wait staff and prompt service.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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ReneeR7223, Marketing at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed your Salad and Chicken sandwich. We look forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed September 6, 2020

Situated right outside of GWU, sitting on the patio offered an endless view of the college life going by. Being also close to the medical center, it was an interesting mix of people. We made lunch reservations and were seated promptly upon arriving. The waitstaff...was very friendly and attentive, as was the hostess. Questions about the menu were answered confidently and we had a great lunch. Never felt rushed, and the food was excellent. Nothing came out soggy or over-heatlamped, the kitchen had their timing down. Would definitely go again if in the area.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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LuJohnson7223, Marketing at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us, Angelo. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed June 12, 2020

The restaurant is near a metro line [Foggy Bottom] and across the street is, GW University Medical center. The staff was very friendly and the food was pretty good. A bit pricey, but you can expect that dining in Washington, DC. The atmosphere was relaxed...and everyone seemed friendly.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

The bartender was very friendly and attentive. The food was excellent. It is very convenient to Metro. The decor is beautiful.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 4, 2020 via mobile

Food was amazing. 5 of us sat at the mingle table. Never felt rushed. Waiter was patient and on top of his game. Highly recommend

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

Recommend by our hotel and well worth it. Staff very friendly,no waiting and the drinks were great! We didn’t eat here,but the food being served look delicious.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020

Enjoyed my visit here. I had the bistro breakfast, which is French toast with eggs, potatoes and bacon. I also had two bloody Marys. Their mix, which looks like it's something they make on site, has just enough bite without going too far.

Date of visit: February 2020
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reneermhg, General Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us for brunch! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Vibrant flavors. Have enjoyed dinner with a group and business lunch here recently. Food has been delicious both times. Service is friendly. I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: January 2020
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reneermhg, General Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and service. We hope to see you again soon!

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Response from MateoMateoMateo | Reviewed this property |
Maybe in the daytime but I would not at night.
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Parking's really tight in that neighborhood but on a Sunday you might find a spot on the street, best to put your car in the public lot at George Washington Hospital or other place nearby if you don't want to walk blocks... More
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