Real Events at Dirty Habit

Whether you are hosting a private soiree in one of our gorgeous dining rooms, enjoying a gathering of friends in our expansive courtyard, or hosting a lively reception in our gorgeous Glass House, rest assured you will be treated to an experience you won't soon forget. Corporate and Conference events will impress your guests as you dine in one of the nation's premier historic spaces, unique to Washington DC. In an atmosphere bursting with character, Dirty Habit DC can also play host to numerous wedding festivities: Bring both sides of the family together with an intimate welcome reception or post-wedding brunch, exchange vows in a beautiful courtyard ceremony followed by an epic reception, or keep the party going with a personalized after-party. Let’s just say we don’t think “intimate” and “epic” are mutually exclusive when it comes to your wedding day.

 


Videos of Real Events

 A Romantic Summertime Wedding & Cocktail Reception in our Historic Venue

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Wedding Film | Kari & Jon.mp4

Elegant Rehearsal Dinner in the Glass House

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Mesmerizing Dynamic Glass House

A timelapse view demonstrates the dynamic glass tint shifting from dark to completely clear.

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Photos of Real EVENTS

 

A Captivating Wedding Photo Shoot At Dirty Habit DCThis album beautifully captures a photoshoot highlighting the gorgeous space and courtyard, as well as the joyous moments shared by the wedding couple as they indulge in cocktails and revel in the surroundings.

 

 

Milestone Birthday in the Glass HouseA gorgeous 35th birthday set up in our Glass House space overlooking the courtyard patio. An expertly planned night with delightful food, cocktails, and DJ entertainment.

 

 

Fundraiser Night Glam Pink Theme- A beautiful evening under the stars. A "Girls Night Out" evening with pink lighting throughout the restaurant, music and featured cocktails.

 

 

The Macallan & Japanese Wagyu A5 Dinner in The Clock Room

An eye-opening evening at The Macallan Scotch & Japanese Wagyu A5 Dinner. An elevated culinary and unique experience, showcasing Japanese A5 Wagyu prepared for a five-course tasting dinner. Expertly crafted cocktails, along with tastings conducted by a representative from The Macallan. The dinner took place in the Clock Room and a dessert reception followed on the Courtyard Patio for a memorable evening.

 

Monuments + History Bus Tour combined with a Whiskey Tasting in the Nation's Capital

A fun corporate social event--whiskey and a tour in the Nation's Capital! The Trolley bus dropped off a fun group of people, did a whiskey tasting at our Footed Bar and was whisked away to view the monuments at night! Thank you to Jon Fleming Photography for documenting the evening and posting on your wonderful blog. Cheers to the great memory!

 

 

Elegant Rehearsal Dinner in The Glass HouseAn elegant and beautiful start to the wedding weekend at the Historic Kimpton Hotel Monaco located in Washington DC. The couple kicked off the weekend with a rehearsal dinner in The Glass House, overlooking the Courtyard Patio. After dinner the Wedding Welcome Party enjoyed cocktails, music and great ambiance in to the later part of the evening.

 

 

Multi-Day Summit Festival Buyout with Magnificent Lighting on the Courtyard Patio

 The space was transformed for multiple breakouts, lectures during the day and VIP receptions at night. It became a headquarters for this multi-day festival.

 

A Romantic Wedding & Cocktail at Dirty Habit DC & The Kimpton Hotel Monaco

 A gorgeous wedding and cocktail party at Dirty Habit DC and The Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC. A classy and elegant setting with a cocktail gathering in the restaurant's Courtyard, which is a mix of historic charm and modern industrial finishes. Photos and Videography paint the scene beautifully.

 

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Reviews and Recommendations

 

“Thanks so much for ALL of your help with this event (and for being super patient because this was so last minute). I reached out for a debriefing this morning and I got fabulous feedback from the hosts. They said everyone had a wonderful evening in such a beautiful space. The food, the service and the atmosphere were all terrific. Thank you so much for taking such good care of our lawyers. I look forward to sending more groups your way now that I am planning for the DC office. Have an amazing weekend and thanks so much again!”

-Penny J - Events coordinator

-Reception, Clock Room

 

“Just a quick note to thank you and the wonderful Dirty Habit staff for making our event so special and a huge success! Even my boss, who doesn’t give compliments easily, remarked several times about how wonderful everything was. Your staff did such a fantastic job setting up the space and tending to our every need – the balloons I ordered were perfectly placed and there were just enough tables and seating for everyone to mingle comfortably. A special acknowledgment to [the team] who went above and beyond to ensure that everything was taken care of both before guests arrived and during the event. The guest of honor and his attending family were impressed by the beautiful space and the delicious food. We all really enjoyed ourselves and appreciated the opportunity to come together as friends in such a fabulous setting to celebrate the holiday season and to wish a beloved colleague a fond farewell. Thank you so much for helping us to arrange our event and I’m sure we’ll be back again!!”

-Christina S - Host

-Birdcage, Daytime Reception

 

“My friends and I had a WONDERFUL time Saturday. Everything was perfect from the food, to the hospitality, the drinks were a hit and my friends were very impressed. I couldn't have asked for a better experience than the one I received on Saturday, especially since this was my first time ever renting a venue for my birthday; and that was all because of you and your wonderful staff. Thank you and please send a huge thank you to your colleagues for ensuring that I had the best birthday dinner a girl could ask for. I look forward to hosting future events at Dirty Habit and will NOT hesitate to recommend you to anyone I know who wants to host an event in the future. Thank you again!”

-Niambe T - Host

-Birthday, Eston Room

 

“Thank you for your help yesterday and every step along the way! I know my team had a blast and the indoor space worked out really well! As I mentioned to one of the managers, I was really impressed with how the server team and everyone on staff had a “can do / how can I help” approach to requests. I felt like the staff was invested in creating a good experience for us! And everyone raved about the food too! Having not tried any options before ordering the selectin (again, thanks for your help with this), I was so happy / relieved to like everything I ate!”

-Christy - Event Planner

-Corporate Event

 

“Thank you so much for making our night so special! The food, drinks, music and venue were absolutely perfect! We really appreciate all of your efforts! I’d also like to thank [our banquet captain] and his staff for their professional service! It was flawless!”

-L. S. - Mother of the Groom

-Elegant Rehearsal Dinner in The Glass House

“Thank you for all your help in planning the event and flexibility as things changed over the last few months. We had a wonderful time and really enjoyed all aspects of the night. Please pass on our sincere thanks to all your wonderful staff— especially the lovely servers who seemed to always be one step ahead of me and somehow read my mind!”

-Claire M. - Corporate Event Planner

-Corporate Cocktail Reception in the Glass House

 

“I would be remiss if I did not extend my sincere appreciation to you and the staff for all of your assistance with [the Company] Holiday Party. It was a busy day, but everyone made the experience a memorable one. Please extend my sincere appreciation to the following individuals for their hard work: • The banquet manager who managed the reception with ease. It's clear that he knows the importance of customer service and worked tirelessly to make sure everyone had a great experience. At one point, he looked at the monitors and asked me to send any logo possible so he can personalize the event. That was invaluable. There was never a "no" it was, "how can I help you". • The bartender who delivered quality customer service. He made sure guests were happy with their cocktails and he was impressive with the cocktails that he curated. • The servers who served with grace, style and a smile on their faces. Once they knew what you liked, they wanted to make sure you were fed well! They also offered to assist with anything and made sure they did so professionally. • The manager - She was just pure joy. She was extremely helpful, diligent and professional. It's clear that she takes pride in what she does. All the staff was personable and professional. I appreciated all their help and it made for a seamless experience. Lastly, you were invaluable. You were organized, detailed and handled all of our needs with ease and professionalism. You stepped in when needed and made sure that everything ran smoothly. Thank you for being by our side throughout the entire process! Dirty Habit is lucky to have you! It was a pleasure to host there and I hope that I can bring more clients back to your venue. Please extend my sincere appreciation to the team for a great job! Continued success!”

-Amanda D. - Event Planner

-Company Holiday, Partial Buyout

 

 

“I wanted to express my sincere gratitude for the wonderful experience we had at your establishment for my bridal shower brunch. The event was an incredible success, and I couldn't be happier with how everything turned out. Your staff provided exceptional service, going above and beyond to ensure our needs were met. Their professionalism and attentiveness made the event truly enjoyable for all in attendance. Additionally, the food was absolutely delicious – my guests and I were thoroughly impressed with each dish. Furthermore, the event space itself was simply perfect. From start to finish, the event went seamlessly. I am grateful for all your assistance throughout the process, which allowed me to relax and fully appreciate the celebration with my loved ones. I will enthusiastically recommend your restaurant to others seeking a venue for their special events. Big thank you again to you and your team for exceptional service and for making this occasion truly memorable.”

-N. Johnson - Bride to Be!

-A Beautiful Bridal Shower Brunch, South Clock Room


 

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