Carmine's Washington DC

Washington DC



Celebrate your nuptials or rehearsal dinner in one of our nine private rooms. Located steps from the National Mall at Carmine’s Italian Restaurant. Carmine’s is a legendary, authentic, family style Italian restaurant and is the perfect place to celebrate the beginning of your lives together with your loved ones. What better way to celebrate your special day than with decadent food, great wine and friendly service? The eclectic, spirited environment is the perfect place for your wedding celebration. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering of 15 or a large gathering of 700, Carmine’s DC can accommodate you. Carmine’s is the ultimate location for your reception. Or skip the hassle of having two locations or the formalities of traditional ceremonies and have your ceremony on site. Have your family and friends encircle you as you declare your undying love in a simple, informal ceremony. Then the party really begins! The restaurant features a nice balance of rich carpet and hardwood floors. Unique light fixtures, wood and marigold colored walls create a warm and welcoming environment. The special events staff will be happy to work with you on all the details to ensure your day is all you could want and more.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start three hours prior to the event start time or earlier depending on the venue's availability. Events must end by 1:30AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. A non-refundable security deposit of 50% of the food and beverage minimum is required. Family style meal ranges from $42 to $65 per person. No plated meals are served at this venue. Please inquire with the venue for exact food and beverage minimums for 250 to 650 guests. The venue will add in a 3% administrative charge, which is not a gratuity and is not distributed to the service staff that works the function. The Spot Estimated Details does not include gratuity for the staff.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Carmine's Washington DC is estimated at between $6,232 and $11,670 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:30AM