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The best private dining experience in Capitol Hill

Indulge in Washington DC’s most iconic private dining experiences at Charlie Palmer Steak DC, situated where the National Mall converges with Capitol Hill, offering unrivaled views of the Capitol. 

Welcome to the epitome of steakhouse dining, where the heart of America meets the soul of hospitality. Located on Constitution Avenue in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Building, Charlie Palmer Steak promises an unparalleled private dining experience that’s been renowned for over two decades.


For meetings and events information, please contact:

Nicole Flowers, Catering Sales Manager

Mike Irving, General Manager

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Smart & Sophisticated 

With more than seven settings for private celebrations, Charlie Palmer Steak DC has been hosting the who’s who of Washington for years. Groups ranging from 20 to 500 find ideal gathering spaces for corporate, political and social celebrations. 

From our boardroom-style rooms, The Landscape and Chef’s Room to the best views in all of Washington, DC on our rooftop and 9th floor terraces, there’s a setting for everyone at Charlie Palmer Steak.

Culinary Masterpieces

Taking a cue from our neighbors at the Capitol, we stand by our bold mission of supporting the best artisanal producers, ranchers, and farmers. Our focus is on the steaks – prime cuts, perfectly aged, and grilled to perfection, ensuring that every bite is bursting with flavors. But it's not just about the steaks; it's a journey through the depths of the ocean with our finest seafood selections.

A Wine Lover’s Paradise

Our Wine Spectator Awarded wine list invites you to explore a world of vintages carefully curated to complement your dining experience. Our sommeliers are on hand to guide you through this voyage, ensuring each sip pairs perfectly with your culinary journey, with bottle selections from all corners of the globe and a perfect wine for every occasion. 

Impeccable Service

At Charlie Palmer Steak, we take pride in our signature, genuine American hospitality. Our dedicated staff anticipates your every need, ensuring that your private dining experience is seamless and memorable. From the moment you arrive until the last sip of wine, you'll be treated to flawless service that is second to none.

Memorable Moments

Whether it's a family celebration, a Thanksgiving or holiday occasion, a corporate event, or a media launch, our private dining experiences cater to your every occasion. We can accommodate intimate gatherings or larger parties with ease, all while preserving the intimate atmosphere that defines Charlie Palmer Steak.


Meat Me in DC

Lounge • Seated 36 • Cocktail 60
Alcove • Seated 63 • Cocktail 100
Landscape • Seated 20
Chef’s Room • Seated 24
Ninth Floor Terrace • Seated 100 • Cocktail 200
Rooftop Terrace • Seated 250 • Cocktail 500
Exclusive Restaurant • Seated 180 • Cocktail 500


The lounge room at Charlie Palmer Steak is an intimate private space just off the restaurant entrance, ideal for small seated events for up to 36 guests. Popular for small breakfast meetings, wine dinners, as well as cocktail receptions, the lounge is one of the most utilized private spaces in all of Capitol Hill. Featuring a wall of windows and banquette seating, in addition to a fireplace, the Lounge Room is a cozy and intimate option for your next event. 


Conference Seated 26 • Seated Rounds 36 • Reception 60


The landscape room at Charlie Palmer Steak is adorned with a striking landscape painting which is a focal point of the room. This luxurious destination for intimate dining can accommodate up to 20 guests and is an ideal location for small group dinners and important business meetings.


Seated, Boardroom 20


Our fully private chef’s room is located close to the action and features floor-to-ceiling glass walls for added viewing pleasure. With accommodations for up to 24 guests for seated events or 30 guests for standing receptions, this room is perfect for mid-sized celebrations and corporate meetings.


Seated, Two-Boardroom: 24
Seated, One-Boardroom: 16
Standing Reception: 30  


The Alcove has been a Capitol Hill mainstay of private dining for over a decade. A large airy space, with an adjoining door to the lounge, this flexible space offers accommodation for groups as large as 100, and intimate as 30.


Seated, Hollow-Square: 32
Seated, Rounds: 63
Seated, Boardroom: 24
Seated, Two-Boardroom:48
Standing Reception: 100