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CIRCA at Dupont

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Dupont Circle
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1601 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1035
+1 202-667-1601
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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237 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a late lunch on the patio on a Friday afternoon and really enjoyed the food and the location. Great location near Dupont Circle with an ample sidewalk patio under an awning. Really nice outdoors ambiance. The seared tuna salad and the grilled salmon salad we had were excellent, as was the bread pudding we had for dessert. Service was... More 

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

Hello, thank you for joining us! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the Tuna Salad, Salmon Salad, and Bread Pudding. We appreciate the feedback regarding the service and will address this with our team. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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131 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quality is very good and the atmosphere with big windows facing the street make you feel part of the scene. Service not speedy but cheerful and accommodating. Great location right across from Metro stop.

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

Mike- thanks for joining us and for your feedback on the ambiance and service. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Santa Rosa, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service- cocktail menu had artistic options. Our first time- and there will be many more! The managers and all the staff were 'spot on'!!!! Delicious burgers and Rock Fish entrees, best ever neighborhood.

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

Thank you for joining us and for your feedback on the food, cocktails and service! We look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there at lunch. No very crowded. It was freezing as usual in us restaurants. We wait quite a while for a pizza and a hunnus apetizer. At the end we wanted ice cream but after we ve chosen they came back saying that they were out of chocolate ice cream...ok. Small tip...

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

Hi, thank you for joining us and for your feedback! More 

Sydney
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dropped in for a late supper. Typical pretty classy American bar / bistro with a small but interesting and quality conscious menu. And a terrific choice of wines, beers and cocktails. The food was special. Simple salad of kale and picked beets - with subtle touches like goats cheese and candies nuts. And not too many of them! Very... More 

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

Thank you so much for joining us and for your feedback on your meal. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed, and we hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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91 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in around 2 pm, awkward time after lunch, before happy hour and dinner, but it was very enjoyable. Honestly, I just needed to do a little catch up on some emails so we had a wonderful corner spot, shared a bottle of wine and a mushroom flatbread. Food was great, menu looked good and extensive, looking forward to... More 

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

David, Thank you for joining us and for your feedback regarding the ambiance, wine, Mushroom Flatbread, and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Dupont is a lovely area with plenty of restaurants to choose from. My sister and I pooped into Circa for dinner and got seated straight away even though the restaurant looked busy. The staff were really friendly and helpful. Service was quick and the food was very nasty.

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

Hi Kate, thank you and your sister for joining us! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. Best, Genevieve More 

Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had brunch here on a Sunday. The service was good, I'd say you would need to book. However the coffee was cold and we had to ask twice for it to be hot. The food, although, very nice, was also luke warm which was disappointing

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

Hello, thank you for joining us and for this feedback. We are very sorry about the coffee and food temperatures, and we will address this with our team. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Orlando, Florida
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant while walking through the neighborhood looking for food. The place was quite busy with a young crowd, drinking, and enjoying themselves. The busy young clientele made it quite loud, but we were still able to have an easy conversation over dinner. There was a nice strawberry "mojito" style drink that was made with vodka which... More 

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

We are so happy that you found us and appreciate your feedback! We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Genevieve More 

San Francisco, California, United States
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700 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We were excited to be able to come back for a lovely brunch here. We didn't have a booking but we were shown to a table right away. The server was charming, warm and welcoming. The food was great as always.

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

Thank you for joining us again for brunch! We value your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Genevieve More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 60
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1035
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: 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?