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Whether you are planning an intimate outdoor wedding or a formal reception for 300 guests, our list of Washington DC Wedding Reception Venues will help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

1789 Restaurant
American | Georgetown
Capacity 56

Location and atmosphere make 1789 Restaurant the perfect choice for private events. It has all the charm of an elegant country inn, and is situated right in the heart of Georgetown. Private rooms are available for luncheons, dinners, weddings, business meetings and cocktail receptions.

701 Restaurant
Contemporary American | Penn Quarter
Capacity 300

Both private & semi-private spaces are available for groups of any size. We have one small private dining room that holds 12 people comfortably. Our Corner View room can seat 22 people. We have semi-private larger areas that are defined by large columns and architectural features.

Acadiana
Creole / Cajun / Southern | Downtown
Capacity 175

For all your private entertaining, the light and elegant interior of Acadiana has a variety of flexible options. We have two private dining rooms that combined, can accommodate up to 175. Custom 3-4 course menus begin at $40/person. An array of passed hors d’oeuvres is also available.

Acqua Al 2
Italian | Capitol Hill
Capacity 110

Acqua al 2 has private dining rooms that can accommodate both sit-down dinners and standing receptions. The entire restaurant is also available for buy-outs. Contact Teija Cheung at Teija@mindfulrestaurants.com for more information.

AGORA
Mediterranean | Dupont Circle
Capacity 230

At Agora, our private dining options are flexible depending on the size of your party and the scope of your event. We can accommodate small, intimate groups, as well as larger events. We also offer private space for your corporate events including retreats where you will have the option of casual or formal setup. From brunch parties, luncheons, receptions and so much more, you can rest assure your guests will experience the very best in event planning expertise and hospitality when planning your next special event.

Art and Soul
American | Capitol Hill
Capacity 500

Our kitchen serves simple, honest food that reflects a devotion to quality and responsibility made possible by partnerships with like-minded farmers, artisans and growers who provide products that are sustainably sourced, whenever possible.

B Too
Belgian | Logan Circle
Capacity 250

B too has many options to make your event special and unforgettable. Our team caters to your needs with many dining options such as business meetings, lunches, happy hours, receptions well as sit-down dining that can accommodate up to 175 guests.

Beacon Bar and Grill
Contemporary American | Dupont Circle
Capacity 250

Contemporary and urban, BB&G complements the lifestyles of our dining guests by providing multiple atmospheres to choose from, private elegant wood paneled rooms reminiscent of a ship, most w/views and or private patio. Innovative cuisine w/ample holiday menus to suit varying budgets and tastes.

Big Bear Cafe
Contemporary American | Bloomingdale / Brookland
Capacity 120

Flowering herbs, grape vines and fruit trees cover our garden patio as we we serve candle-lit, family style dinners using farm-sourced ingredients.

Bistro Cacao
French | Capitol Hill
Capacity 42

All type of private events welcome, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Cocktail etc. Green Room, up to 26 people Red Room, up to 40 people Rouge Room, up to 16 people Cacao Wine Bar, up to 50 people cocktail, receptions, happy hours etc. Private outdoor available.