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Circa at Dupont



1601 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009

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(202) 667-1601

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Bars

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4.6 of 5.0 from 107 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Circa at Dupont Reviews

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  • Durul NThis place is number one. Menu, service, and food are awesome

    55555 by Durul N


  • Jen MareckThe Asian tuna nachos are a light lunch on a hot day.

    55555 by Jen Mareck


  • Derek WCrabcake sandwich

    55555 by Derek W


  • Jen MareckThe wild mushroom flatbread is absolutely delicious!

    55555 by Jen Mareck


  • Michelle MBrussels sprouts (swapped feta for bleu) were ridiculously yummy. Blackened salmon was fantastic as was the chocolate decadence. They even played fun music and could sit outside with heaters!

    55555 by Michelle M


  • Isa L.The shotgun shrimp are a terrific appetizer

    55555 by Isa L.


  • Rob C.The bartenders are very focused. Don't take it person if it seems like they ignore you. They have a lot of customers and are very attentive, even if it seems like they aren't.

    33333 by Rob C.


  • Rob C.The sangria is good. I always get the pitcher and it is good every single time. Get at you table, at the bar r just carry it in your hand (on the premises of course).

    55555 by Rob C.


  • Rob C.While at the bar ask the person next you about there drink. It's a bar, be social.

    33333 by Rob C.


  • Diana K$3 mimosas for brunch!

    55555 by Diana K


  • Isa L.Great happy hour food. The Cobb salad wraps are terrific!

    55555 by Isa L.


  • Alice F.Try the Steak Salad - Really more steak with salad. Very nice for a muggy summer day. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Alice F.


  • Jake CMediterranean flatbread. You have to do it.

    55555 by Jake C


  • Kristin K.Great burger and fries and wait staff was great

    55555 by Kristin K.


  • pippa AMac and cheese rocked, Pinot was special and the fries are lovely!

    55555 by pippa A


  • Caro LGood drinks, great bartenders. Tasty turkey burger with sweet potato fries - recommended!

    55555 by Caro L


  • Kate W.This place is the greatest. Every time I'm in DC I HAVE to come here. (I may visit just for Circa). Chesapeake benedict, crab dip, cornflake french toast and every cocktail is SCRUMPTIOUS.

    55555 by Kate W.


  • Skye M.Scallops and Cesar salad very good and a very strong blackberry margherita

    55555 by Skye M.


  • hoLLy LYnnStill love'n their pineapple Mojitos & and their BBQ flatbread is deeeeelish ;)

    55555 by hoLLy LYnn


  • AndresAlways blah

    33333 by Andres


  • Mikael W.Gorgeous but small restaurant packed with lively conversations and energy. We were excited to dine here until our bad encounter with a certain dull & rude bartender. After one drink we departed.

    33333 by Mikael W.


  • David T.Get the slider special - sweet and spicy

    55555 by David T.


  • Nicko M.Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., purchased 3.5 grams of cocaine from an undercover agent at Circa on October 29th, 2013. Approximately a month earlier he voted in favor of drug testing food stamp recipients.

    22222 by Nicko M.


  • Lizzie M.Happy Hour Monday thru Friday $4 draft beer $6 red/white wine $6 flatbread, hummus, wings and calamari! Wine night on Monday. Saturday and Sunday brunch $3 mimosas $5 Bellini

    55555 by Lizzie M.


  • Dana W.Just had the most amazing lettuce wraps and filet sliders! Most tender steak I've ever had!! Must eat here!!

    55555 by Dana W.


  • Nickay P.Fresh toast is amazing!

    55555 by Nickay P.


  • ArararaBring a cardigan and pants! It's so chilly inside.

    33333 by Ararara


  • Stephen M.Get the free range chicken. Healthy portion and good mashed potatoes.

    55555 by Stephen M.


  • Ed S.Excellent people watching corner table

    55555 by Ed S.


  • Javier A.try the raspberry lemonade!

    55555 by Javier A.


  • Zaz H.Try the Lobster Ravioli - Yum! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Zaz H.


  • Andrea H.The cornflake-crusted French toast at brunch are fantastic!

    55555 by Andrea H.


  • Irma R.Mimosas are inexpensive and the French toast does not disappoint. They're crunchy on the outside and moist on the inside. Best French toast I've ever had.

    55555 by Irma R.


  • Tara C.Mac n cheese. Enough said,

    33333 by Tara C.


  • Nathalie M.Awesome brunch place! Eggs Benedict & cava.... Mmm...

    55555 by Nathalie M.


  • Mary W.Best eggs Benedict in DC. Hands down.

    55555 by Mary W.


  • RonBest Mojitos!!!!

    55555 by Ron


  • Lisa L.I dream of the lobster ravioli here daily. Can't decide which is better: the meaty ravioli or the creamy pesto sauce! If you like a mix of sweet and savory, order this!

    55555 by Lisa L.


  • Nicole N.Bryan is the best bartender- but Spencer is a close second. And he is delicious.

    55555 by Nicole N.


  • Rachel M.Crab cake was to die.

    55555 by Rachel M.


  • Valorie C.Sit on the patio and enjoy the late night menu. Simple and all you need.

    55555 by Valorie C.


  • Erin C.There are a bunch of locations throughout the D.C. area- this one is best for a fun Sunday brunch!

    55555 by Erin C.


  • Nicole N.My favorite bartender- hands down- Bryan. (Blonde with glasses)

    55555 by Nicole N.


  • Amanda F.Ask for them to bring back the chicken sandwich!

    33333 by Amanda F.


  • Christina L.Amazing scallops and cocktails

    55555 by Christina L.


  • Liz S.They have an off the menu grilled cheese with tomato bisque...gotta try

    33333 by Liz S.


  • Lauren H.The pineapple mojito is amazing!!!

    55555 by Lauren H.


  • Lucas S.For those who enjoy salad, try the spinach one with chicken :)

    55555 by Lucas S.


  • Lisa E.Mondays are Wine Night: bottles are half price and glasses are $5. Treat yourself to a bottle of Cakebread Chardonnay and a table outside, both of which are better shared.

    55555 by Lisa E.


  • cheyenne m.By far the best mojitos in town!

    55555 by cheyenne m.


  • Brian W.Ask for Spencer as a server. You won't be disappointed!

    55555 by Brian W.


  • Omar R.Ask Holly about the grill cheese.

    33333 by Omar R.


  • Ashleigh S.J.Lohr Chard is the best wine on the list! YUM

    55555 by Ashleigh S.


  • Spencer A.Monday night is wine night: half priced bottles of wine (which are already aggressively priced) and all by the glass wines are on happy hour!

    55555 by Spencer A.


  • Alfonso Q.The Crab Eggs Benedict is the best.

    55555 by Alfonso Q.


  • Jörg E.Try the Spinach Salad or the Mac&Cheesse ... Good food.

    55555 by Jörg E.


  • Katherine P.Cute wine and cocktail bar, rather romantic, and in a good location. (3 of 4 petals via Fondu)

    55555 by Katherine P.


  • Elizabeth B.Great music and vodka mojitos

    55555 by Elizabeth B.


  • Brenton G.French Onion Soup is amazing!

    55555 by Brenton G.


  • Doug D.BDD Approved

    55555 by Doug D.


  • Bitches Who B.Bitches say C+! Circa’s food is just that—average—but the patio, location and service take it up a notch to slightly better than ordinary.

    55555 by Bitches Who B.


  • Vishal H.Bloody Mary to die for!! Must have! Unbelievable...

    55555 by Vishal H.


  • Reinier B.Des is the master of hospitality here!

    55555 by Reinier B.


  • Catherine C.Anthony is the best bartender!

    55555 by Catherine C.


  • NatalieStoli O crush a must!

    55555 by Natalie


  • Dave W.Make sure you order the Shotgun Shrimp! Delicious!!

    55555 by Dave W.


  • Dakota B.Best bar-infused pear martini ever!

    55555 by Dakota B.


  • Stephanie$4 draft beer & $5 house wine at bar for happy hour 4-7.

    55555 by Stephanie


  • Mayor Matt D.Boggy Fottom. After only a half of one

    22222 by Mayor Matt D.


  • Carolyn S.Sit outside on the patio and enjoy a bottle of wine and the cheese plate. Then just kick back and watch the world go by...

    55555 by Carolyn S.


  • Alex M.Sit outside for an amazing brunch

    55555 by Alex M.


  • Matti M.Great Tuna here, this place rocks with athmosphere too!

    55555 by Matti M.


  • HumaDrinks are okay. The food is meh.

    33333 by Huma


  • KimVodka mojitos all day every day.

    55555 by Kim


  • Line HUnbelievebale watermelon cocktail, yummy!

    55555 by Line H


  • Geo G.Try the Indian Drink...it's an unofficial signature!

    55555 by Geo G.


  • Jenny Y.The Basil & Cucumber Fresca is the perfect summer cocktail. So cool and refreshing and tasty!

    55555 by Jenny Y.


  • JP P.Blackberry Marg is where it's at!!!

    55555 by JP P.


  • Jeff W.Great tuna sandwich!

    55555 by Jeff W.


  • Benjamin B.Prepare to wait, they don't take reservations and the place isn't that big. Food was good though and worth the wait.

    33333 by Benjamin B.


  • Laura F.Delicious beet salad!

    55555 by Laura F.


  • Justin S.Steak Frites are great!

    55555 by Justin S.


  • Nae C.The Circa Mac n Cheese is really good!

    55555 by Nae C.


  • shana s.Don't order the Braised Short Rib sandwich.... Mostly bread, warm coleslaw, w/ minimal shortrib and BBQ. Quite the disappointment. The "Shotgun Shrimp" were tasty however.

    33333 by shana s.


  • Windy S.Best Mac n Cz hands down!

    55555 by Windy S.


  • Gregory N.Great cocktails, average food and service.

    55555 by Gregory N.


  • Tina lThe spinach salad was great but could gave done with more goat cheese

    55555 by Tina l


  • Shelley T.Butter but squash soup and harvest salad! It's like an internal blanket. So comf! Top it off with a glass of pinot and share the chocolate cake.

    55555 by Shelley T.


  • NightSceneEnjoy a drink and chat in the atmosphere of Dupont circle, without the craziness of the crowds of the Dupont clubs. A great place to catch up with a friend or date

    55555 by NightScene


  • Jen S.The Vodka Mojito is amazing, but I do not suggest the Blackberry Margarita. Get another Vodka Mojito instead.

    55555 by Jen S.


  • Courtney H.Risotto is really just rice covered in cream, tasty, but don't be fooled.

    55555 by Courtney H.


  • Amol M.Try the drink called the indian. It's too good.

    33333 by Amol M.


  • Erica T.Good spot. Inexpensive, but the popularity can keep the wait time up. Try the Crab and Avocado salad!

    55555 by Erica T.


  • Kait GTheir cocktails are amazing...try the raspberry lemonade!

    55555 by Kait G


  • Kate S.Peter is the best bartender!!

    55555 by Kate S.


  • Anthony D PaulOne of my favorite places in DC, get the PLT (portobello sandwich) and sit outside.

    55555 by Anthony D Paul


  • Nisha C.get the pineapple mojito, no matter what time of day

    33333 by Nisha C.


  • Ernesto G.Natalie... msg from Peter... he is going to totally kill you. ;)

    55555 by Ernesto G.


  • Ernesto G.The bartenders are class acts. Great spot to relax.

    55555 by Ernesto G.


  • Ernesto G.Fun spot for singles... Yep. Fun.

    55555 by Ernesto G.


  • Justin AAwsome bloody mary's and good brunch..

    55555 by Justin A


  • Christine S.Delicious French fries.

    55555 by Christine S.


  • Sean Marc ClaudeLatenight menu thank you post 11pm dinnerrrrr

    55555 by Sean Marc Claude


  • loudblackgirlANTHONY LUPO!

    55555 by loudblackgirl


  • Jules Aorder the sweet tea

    33333 by Jules A


  • Nakeva (Photography) C.Order the Berry Smash. Nice.

    55555 by Nakeva (Photography) C.


  • Amber ZOrder the Vodka Mojito

    33333 by Amber Z


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