Happy Holidays, Capitol Riverfront! This time of year can be stressful even without a worldwide pandemic. So, we compiled all of the holiday specials happening in the neighborhood just for you. From Hanukkah to Christmas to New Year's Eve, the restaurants of Capitol Riverfront have you covered. Go forth and give the gift of a quality meal with your loved ones while supporting local businesses simultaneously. Cheers!
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Whether for Christmas or NYE, CIRCA will help you serve a holiday meal that impresses everyone at the dinner table. Their holiday menu features smoked salmon, roast beef, and maple glazed ham. For $80 (feeds 2) or $155 (feeds 4 - 6), you have your choice of two entrees, herb asparagus, roasted potatoes and carrots, and one dessert. Additional sides, desserts, and cocktails are available a la carte. Place your order by Thursday, December 17 at 5:00 pm for pickup on Wednesday, December 23, or Wednesday, December 30 from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm. 99 M St, SE
Since the popular restaurant and brewery is closed, they’re coming over for your NYE dinner and offering all of their menu via takeout and delivery. Enjoy their “Au Revoir 2020 Burger" -- two smash patties, wild mushroom duxelles, melty brie, truffle aioli on a toasted potato bun. Then start the new year off right with warm cinnamon buns the next day. Place your order for pickup or delivery here. 300 Tingey St, SE
Shilling Canning Co.
Shilling Canning Co. is serving up dinners for Hanukkah, Christmas, and NYE. For $55 per person, the Hanukkah menu includes turkey matzoh ball soup, potato latkes, fried chicken, sufganiyot, and challah bread. Christmas dinner includes oyster stew, country pate, NY strip wellington, roasted sides, and a yule log. Place your order for Hanukkah three-course dinner through December 18. Place your order for Christmas dinner by Tuesday, December 22 for pickup on Wednesday, December 23. Ring in the new year with a multi-course dinner featuring lobster and pork belly Newburg, crispy potato pancakes, opera cake, and more available for pickup on Thursday, December 31 from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm. 360 Water St, SE
Jackie's Complete Christmas celebration meals (feeds 6 people) feature your choice of allspice & molasses roast chicken and carrots & winter squash ($250) or garlic crusted rib roast and local mushrooms and onions ($280) or slow-roasted jerk pork shoulder and green papaya chow-chow ($255). All meals come completely prepared & include your choice of 3 sides, rolls, & dessert. Place your order for pickup on December 23 and December 24 from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Their NYE party pack includes champagne and a selection of spreads and dips to enjoy with 2 - 4 of your friends or family. 79 Potomac Ave, SE
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Ice Cream Jubilee
Gift a loved one (or yourself, we won’t judge) a frozen hot chocolate or peppermint cookie ice cream pie from Ice Cream Jubilee. Place your order for pickup on Thursday, December 17, or for delivery by Sunday, December 20. 301 Water St, SE
The perfect gift for your loved ones in 2020? Wine. District Winery’s two-bottle wine gifts (starting at $59) featuring their top-selling red and white wines make an easy and perfect present. Or you can gift an at-home wine tasting experience or a gift card to be used in-house at a later date. Place your order for shipping (allow 1 week for standard shipping) here. 385 Water St, SE
This year may have broken plenty of traditions, but Due South knows the power of a classic holiday dinner with your family. For $95 (feeds 2 - 4 people) or $185 (feeds 5 - 7 people), you get your choice of pit-smoked ham or smoked turkey breast, not one but three sides including green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, and roasted carrots and onions. The grand finale: brioche bread pudding. Place your order for pickup by Sunday, December 20 at 12:00 pm by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For NYE dinner, feed four for $200 and dig into prime rib, mashed potatoes, green beans and shallots, and finish off with mini chocolate cakes. Place your order by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, December 30 by emailing email@example.com. 301 Water St, SE
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We all know cooking a holiday dinner is a labor of love, but no one said you can’t make it easier on yourself with Bammy’s cook-at-home holiday menu. Featuring Christmas spiced turkey breast, gravy, baked brie, roasted potatoes and carrots, and truffle penne gratin for $70 per person for 2 or 4 people. Cooking/reheating instructions included. Place your order for pickup on Wednesday, December 23 from 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Say good riddance to 2020 with lobster cocktail, caviar, and bubbly available for takeout. Place your order for pickup on Thursday, December 31 between 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm. 301 Water St, SE
Deck the halls with Albi at home for $95 per person. You’ll feast on a glazed leg of lamb with smoky hummus, baby potatoes, and spiced hashwei rice. Brioche rolls, cheesecake, and an assortment of cookies rounds out the holiday dinner. Don't forget to grab your Holiday Pastry Box from YELLOW. Place your order for pickup on Thursday, December 24 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Ring in the new year for $95 per person in Albi's private, heated greenhouses available for reservation here or at home with their tasting menu available for takeout here. 1346 4th St, SE
Slipstream is offering champagne packs for two featuring two mini bottles of Charles De Fere Brut ($25) and a NYE party box for four featuring mix-n-match cocktails, beer, and mini champagne bottles ($50). Pair your drinks with confetti cookies or cupcakes from Buttercream & Burrata for $12. Place your order for pickup on Thursday, December 31. 82 I St, SE
SUCCOTASH at The Gatsby (set to open in 2021) has you covered for Christmas and NYE this year. For $68 per person (two-person minimum), you’ll receive a shrimp cocktail, a country ham board, and salad to start before moving onto a Cajun-spiced ribeye with roasted cauliflower and brussel sprouts. Wait, no meal is complete without dessert! A festive eggnog cheesecake with salted caramel and candy cane crumbles will let you end the holidays on a sweet note. Place your order for pickup or delivery December 23 - 25 and December 30 - 31. 1201 Half St, SE
Mah-Ze-Dahr makes a sweet tooth’s dream come true this season with holiday additions to their traditional menu. Your tastebuds will travel to Europe with Italian panettone, German stollen, and a classic English toffee. Grab their gingerbread house kit and the family to build and bake your own edible winter chalet. Place your order for pickup or delivery now through December (excluding Christmas day). 1201 Half St, SE
Cookies, cocktails, and Christmas feasts; La Famosa has it all. All December-long, you can order their Puerto Rican festive spread (feeds 4 - 6) featuring pernil asado, arroz con gandules, pasteles de yuca con bacalao, arroz con dulce, mantecaditos and besitos de coco, and coquito for $180 (72-hour notice required). Fancy just cookies and cocktails? For $50, you can up your dessert game with an assortment of cookies and a bottle of coquito (24-hour notice required). Place your order anytime before December 31st by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. 1300 4th St, SE
Atlas Brew Works
Celebrate the new year with a virtual tasting with Atlas Brew Works. Tasting kits start at $20 and include the guided tasting, a mixed six-pack of Atlas’ core, and limited release craft beers, with the option to add additional six-packs, tasting glasses, hand sanitizer, koozies, and other swag for an additional fee. Place your order for pickup and attend virtually on Friday, January 1 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm. The tap room will open at noon on New Year's Day and offer Gose-Mosa carryout and dine-in specials. For $20.21, guests can order four Blood Orange Gose cans + 12oz of fresh-squeezed orange juice and any four pizza slices. Patio diners will enjoy the same special but it'll be two 20oz Gose-Mosas.
Who said pizza isn't an acceptable gift? We certainly think it is and so does All-Purpose Pizzeria. From now through December 31, purchase a $100 gift card and receive a $20 bonus (or $5 bonus for any $25 worth of gift cards purchased). Your bonus certificate is valid to redeem from January 3, 2021, until December 31, 2021. Gift cards are valid on dine-in and takeout by phone only and are not able to be applied to delivery or online orders.
Mission Navy Yard
Say thank you, next to 2020 with Mission's NYE to-go box. For $65, celebrate with two bottles of house champagne, a pitcher of Mission margarita, chips, guacamole and salsa, and quesadillas. Available through DoorDash and Caviar or by calling 202.810.7010. 1221 Van St, SE
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