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CIRCA at Foggy Bottom

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2221 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2241
+1 202-506-5589
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:30
Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Baltimore
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in Foggy Bottom, near GW University, this location of Circa is ideally located to Georgetown, downtown DC and the Mall area. The food was great, the service was top notch and the drinks weren't bad either. My rockfish was delicious and my son said his burger was one of the best he's ever had (and he's had plenty!). Will... More 

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Thank BMc66
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for joining us! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, service, and drinks. We look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Pennsauken, New Jersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot with good food and terrific drinks! Our bartender Mike was a quiet master of service. We'll go back & take our friends because everyone will come away happy!

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Thank cookv235
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyd the food, drinks, and service by Mike - we will pass along your kind words and look forward to seeing you again soon with friends! Best, Genevieve More 

Wollongong
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227 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it's not the cheapest place in town it is pretty good quality food and a nice environment. Service is good, nothing special but adequate. To my taste the salads are oversauced but that might just be the American way. The fish is served whole and it looks really creepy, not my idea of a good meal at all. Deserts... More 

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Thank Squizzynet
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! More 

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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for late dinner, had heard great things! Good selection of wine, fair prices. But the food was meh. Had the BBQ pizza, it was way too spicy and half cold when it reached our table. My partners food was tasteless and boring. But great service and wine!

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Thank Brage H
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for the feedback on the service and wine! We will address your feedback regarding the BBQ Chicken Flatbread with our Chef. All the best, Genevieve More 

New York, New York, United States
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Margarita pizza was excellent as well as the Cesar Salad. We ate outside because it was a beautiful day.

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Thank Kim S
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Kim, thank you for joining us and for your feedback on the flatbread and salad. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Weston, Connecticut
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great clam chowder and chicken lettuce wrap. Service very timely and attentive. Great burger based on my son's taste.

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Thank Alberto C
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for the feedback on the Clam Chowder, Lettuce Wrap, Burger, and service. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Genevieve More 

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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112 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy but efficient place to enjoy a good meal in the outside patio while taking in the action. A favorite spot for business people and travelers. The service was friendly and quick. The food well prepared and tasty. Enjoyed the mushroom flatbread. Certainly recommendable.

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Thank Kenneth M
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Kenneth, thank you for joining us and for your feedback! Best, Genevieve More 

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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the Hanger Steak Salad, minus the blue cheese and it was one of the best steak salads! Yum! I was unsure about the thinly sliced cucumber pickles mentioned on the menu but they were very good on the salad. I had a coworker order the chicken tortilla soup and thought there should be some sort of tortillas on... More 

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Thank JL W
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for your feedback on the Steak Salad and the Chicken Tortilla Soup! Best, Genevieve More 

West Hills, California
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147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met friends here for Dinner and were all very impressed with the quality of food and the service. A very kind young lady called Laura looked after us creating excellent service. We started with Shotgun Shrimps and Calamari, then onto Salmon and Jambalaya of which both we cooked to our taste. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank Nigel F
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Nigel, thank you for joining us and for your feedback on the Shotgun Shrimp, Calamari, Salmon, and Jambalaya. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed, and we will pass your kind feedback along to Laura. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Genevieve More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to grab a quick bite before catching the shuttle to the Kennedy Centre. The place was very crowded but service was prompt and all orders came together. The bison burger was good.

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Thank SandrineThinnes
Genevieve G, Brand Marketing Manager at CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for your feedback! We hope to see 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
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?