Cities Restaurant & Lounge

Washington DC



Nestled in Washington D.C.’s bustling midtown, Cities Restaurant and Lounge offers an eclectic wedding venue that perfectly intertwines meticulously crafted cuisine with a singularly stunning setting. Each of their distinctive dining spaces can accommodate wedding parties of all sizes, ranging from intimate dinners with close loved ones in the private dining room to grand standing receptions of hundreds that take up the entire restaurant. The restaurant’s unique decor -- combining stately stone columns with modern chandeliers, sleek leather banquettes, and sky high ceilings with exposed ductwork -- creates a lovely backdrop for celebrating your union in style. The patio offers an expansive and bright open-air area for dining al fresco, offering a great deal of space with easy access to the bar. Adorned with flourishing tropical plants during the summer months, this lovely outdoor venue offers a beautiful alternative to indoor spaces when weather permits. Create your signature big day at the Cities Restaurant and Lounge!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Modern


Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Reception: 175 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $500 to $2,000 for a reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is also a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. Combined indoor and outdoor reception area can be arranged, please inquire with the venue for more details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Cities Restaurant & Lounge is estimated at between $5,564 and $9,986 for a reception only for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
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
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM