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Dupont Circle Outdoor Dining

Dine Al Fresco in one of the District's most iconic neighborhoods.

Dupont Circle Streatery Locations

1600 Block of 20th Street:

Mission Dupont

Zorba’s Cafe

1500 Block of 19th Street


All Day by Kramers

Wear a mask, make a reservation, enjoy!

Don’t forget to take a pic and tag us on Twitter/Instagram while you’re here! 
Note: Everything is set up to allow for appropriate social distancing. Please don’t forget to wear a mask to keep restaurant workers and other diners safe. 


Dupont Circle Restaurants with Open and/or Expanded Patios

Click below to view our Dining Directory, which has an updated list of restaurants with open patios.

To View the Dining Directory, Click Here

Are you a Dupont Circle BID member interested in expanding your business's outdoor dining area? 

Streatery, plaza, or alley closures can only be sought by Business Improvement Districts (BID), Main Street Organizations, or Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANC). If you are an eligible business or group of businesses that would like to apply for expanded outdoor seating of any kind, please review the guidelines and email us at

Dupont Circle BID Propane Heater Form

The District has been able to source a number of outdoor propane heaters for eligible restaurants. The Dupont Circle BID will likely be able to purchase 40 outdoor propane, non-portable heaters. The BID will donate these heaters to BID restaurants for use in outdoor dining spaces.  The heaters will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis, one heater per restaurant. Restaurants that currently have no heaters will be prioritized. 

If demand outweighs supply and you do not receive a heater during this round, the BID will create a waiting list and reach out when more heaters become available.

We are still working out details regarding distribution and permitting, but we are anticipating  For eligible restaurants, the BID is working with the District to quick and efficient delivery of the heaters, potentially as early as next week. 

If you are interested in receiving a heater, please click the button below to fill-out the form. You MUST complete the form in order to receive a heater.

Dupont Circle BID Propane Heater Form

The District has streamlined the process and waived fees for heater/ propane tank permits. Details on the process can be found at this link.

If you need assistance or have additional questions regarding the Streatery Winter Ready Program, the Dupont Circle BID is more than happy to help. You can reach out to us at


Dupont Circle Streateries in the News

Dupont Circle BID Executive Director, Colleen Hawkinson, met up with Kidd O'Shea of WJLA-TV (ABC) Good Morning Washington at Mission Dupont to discuss how expanded outdoor dining in Dupont Circle, Washington DC has been a game-changer for Mission and many other businesses during #COVID19.