Circle Bistro

896 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Circle Bistro, located in the heart of the Foggy Bottom Neighborhood, offers a casual yet chic bar and restaurant atmosphere serving American comfort fare including a wide selection of sandwiches, salads and sharing plates. The extensive beverage program showcases over 12 wines by the glass, domestic and imported beer, and a seasonal cocktail list. Our pet-friendly outdoor patio is the perfect oasis to escape the hustle and bustle of the Nation’s Capital. Circle Bistro is the ideal place for breakfast meetings, business lunches, and happy hour gatherings.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday from 7 am - 11 am
Saturday and Sunday from 7 am - 12 pm

Monday - Friday from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Monday-Friday from 3:30 pm - 11:00 am

Happy Hour:
Mon - Fri from 5 pm - 8 pm
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Phone number
(202) 293-5390
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Ashley Olexa
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Ask us about Bistro To Go our newest to-go style catering option to fit your office meeting needs!

We are the number one venue for your social and corporate events. Customize your event with one of several options tailored to fit your needs. We’ve got all ends covered from the moment you arrive.

Contact our Catering Manager, Annie Schmidt at 202.730.1246 or for more information and to receive your custom proposal.
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Cross street
23rd, New Hampshire & L
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking for diners available at One Washington Circle Hotel.
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Public transit
Foggy Bottom Metro Station
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Special events & promotions
Circle Bistro is the perfect venue to host your social and corporate events! Food and beverage packages can be customized and our events manager is available to you every step of the way.

For private event inquiries please view our Private Dining section for more details.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine