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Venues in Washington, DC,
(202) 333-3011

About Us

Sequoia Restaurant is a Washington, D.C.-based restaurant offering stunning event space for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Located in historic Georgetown, this one-of-a-kind wedding venue overlooks the Potomac River, the Kennedy Center, Watergate, and the Virginia skyline. You’ll provide your guests with a true urban wedding experience right next to the river when you book with Sequoia Restaurant!

Facilities and Capacity
With a maximum capacity for up to 250 guests, Sequoia Restaurant can be configured to accommodate celebrations big and small. Rent out the venue’s private State Room, the entire restaurant, or any of the venue’s semi-private areas. No matter which space you prefer, your guests will be stunned by the bright modern feel. Japanese artist Hitoshi Kuriyama has even created a unique lighting installation that’s perfect for any couples who love modern art. The floor-to-ceiling windows invite breathtaking natural light into the reception space, while the polished hardwood floors are the perfect place for an unforgettable evening of dancing.

Services Offered
The team at Sequoia Restaurant strives to make your wedding day everything you dreamed that it would be. By providing in-house catering and bar services, you can count on fresh, local cuisine with top-of-the-line service. Not to mention, this venue features event rentals including tables and chairs so that you won't have to worry about finding outside furniture rental companies. For things like photography, videography, and florals, the team at Sequoia Restaurant allows you to bring in outside vendors so that you can pick the companies that fit your style and preference. Sequoia Restaurant’s services include, but are not limited to:

  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Wireless internet
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

When you book your wedding day with Sequoia Restaurant, your guests are sure to have an unforgettable dining experience. With delicious local seafood served fresh, as well as a variety of salads, pastas, and entrees, each and every guest will be able to find a dish they'll love. Some of Sequoia Restaurant’s favorite menu items include:

  • Shrimp cocktails
  • Peel and eat shrimp
  • Oysters
  • Charcuterie boards
  • Jumbo lump crabcake
  • Lobster risotto fritters
  • Judith crispy calamari
  • Caesar salad
  • Kale edamame salad
  • Seafood fettuccine
  • Spaghetti with veal meatballs
  • Chilean sea bass
  • Filet mignon
  • Grilled lamb chops
  • Oven roasted chicken
  • Sake cured salmon

Kathleen Szleper

5 out of 5
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  • Review 1 of 2: Pre-Wedding. Let me start by saying that their customer service is amazing! We worked with Tatum and she’s totally awesome, super professional, nice, has answers to absolutely everything... I really can’t say enough about working with her! We really wanted our wedding here so we decided to bite the bullet and shell out the $$$ (cause I’ll be honest, this place is NOT cheap!) This made us super nervous when COVID happened and it was clear we would have to reschedule our wedding. Ugh! what about fees?... would we get the same rate?... should we just cancel and see how things go?... WELL LET ME TELL YOU THEY WERE AWESOME! They are extremely flexible! There was no change of date fee, they made their cancellation policies more flexible, and they even kept our contract price the same! No extra fees of any kind, no revisiting of price due to inflation or change of day or time or anything (even though we shifted it out almost a whole year so normally the prices would have ... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 24.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Art Gallery, Ballroom, Restaurant, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, July, August

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