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CIRCA at Foggy Bottom

2221 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2241
+1 202-506-5589
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (40 reviews)
“jambalaya” (21 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
2221 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2241
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friends and I had a Friday evening early dinner before a Kennedy Center concert. It was a delightful meal, reasonably priced and only a short wait with reservations. We enjoyed and would recommend Circa.

Thank Ty B
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Ty, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant because of its location and because of positive reviews on TripAdvisor. The reviewers were “spot on”. This restaurant has a very comfortable ambience. The menu has a more than an adequate number of selections. The food is delicious, beautifully presented and...More

Thank tretzingermd
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here last night with an out-of-town colleague. Food was ok. I had the veggie quinoa bowl. Wine by the glass is limited. It is a very loud atmosphere and they really pack the tables in- so much so that when the woman next me...More

Thank 7Linda67
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining us and for your feedback. We are so sorry about your experience and will be passing along your feedback to our team. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any additional feedback at rrojural@eatmhg.com. All the best, Renee

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to CIRCA at Foggy Bottom for lunch before a matinee at the Kennedy Center. Our first visit. We didn't want to have a big lunch, so we each had a small plate. I had a spicy shrimp dish; my husband...More

Thank Marjorie H
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Marjorie, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed everything! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great roasted brussell sprouts and spring pea bruschetta! Fun atmosphere. Brick Chicken really good! Salted caramel ice cream for dessert seemed like an imposter although still good. We ate "outdoors" in the enclosed, heated patio and it was pretty much fine in spite of it...More

Thank srbbass
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the Brussels + Blue, Bruschetta, Free Range Brick Chicken, and ice cream. We are so sorry about the service you experienced and will be following up with our team to address your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had very late (2 p.m.) brunch on a Sat. Quiet, calming from the hustle of the tourist life! Accommodating to children and adults. waiter even offered to take my cell phone to charge! Food excellent. I'll be back!

Thank Robin S
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us, Robin! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great. Food was very tasty. Had the Mac appetizer- very good. Jambalaya- tasty, not drowning in sauce. Flatbread pizza. Great beer menu.

Thank youngtravellers99
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the Five Cheese Macaroni, Jambalaya, and Flatbread as well as the service! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here our first night in DC, after being on planes most of the day. They were busy, but got us right in. I had the short ribs and my step daughter had the brick chicken. Both meals were very good. We had ice...More

Thank Heather B
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Heather, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the Barbecue Short Ribs, Free Range Brick Chicken, Ice Cream, and Cookies as well as the service. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I prefer dining at Circa to dining at the Kennedy Center. I like the choices and enjoy the excellent service. After dining, you can catch the Kennedy Center shuttle directly across the street. Most recently, a friend and I met just for dinner and that...More

Thank Ann M
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ann, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the service as well as the patio! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zoe was an excellent waitress. The lobster ravioli and sauteed shrimp were superb. The mixed berry tart for desert was absolutely amazing. Great night, great dinner, great waitress.

Thank Kelly D
Renee R, Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kelly, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the Lobster and Sauteed Shrimp Ravioli, Mixed Berry Tart, and Zoe's service. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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23 April 2016|
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Response from LisandroVoyager | Reviewed this property |
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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Yes they do take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2221 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2241
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-506-5589
Description
This is a sister to the flagship store at Dupont Circle.
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