Kapnos Taverna




Located on 14th Street in bustling Washington D.C., Kapnos Taverna offers a lovely restaurant setting for your big day. Characterized by its versatility, delectable cuisine, and modern decor, this venue is ideal for any occasion from grand to intimate. Whether you desire a quiet private dining room, opt for the semi-private dining option, or decide to buy out the full restaurant for your reception, Kapnos Taverna can accommodate. The restaurant itself boasts a truly delightful and romantic atmosphere, complete with industrial details like polished concrete floors, metal mezzanine, and modern pendant lights. These elements contrast nicely with warmer features like wood accents and comfortable furnishings. Enjoy a small plate menu brimming with more traditional takes on ancient Greek cuisine, alongside some of new twists on mouthwatering dishes that hail from mainland and Northern Greece. Coastal-inspired and made with love, the delectable menu alone should have guests talking about your big day at Kapnos Taverna for years to come!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 160 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 160 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 160 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start up to 2 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception and ceremony 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. Please inquire with the venue for rental fee pricing on Monday-Wednesday.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Kapnos Taverna is estimated at between $13,469 and $27,578 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking
Dance area
Silverware, glassware provided

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight