RARE Steakhouse & Tavern is a luxury restaurant wedding venue located in Washington, D.C. They provide a fine dining concept that brings together the best qualities of world-class dining venues with USDA Prime, dry-aged steaks, exquisite wines and first-class service bolstered with Midwestern charm.
Facilities and Capacity
RARE Steakhouse & Tavern offers several unique indoor and outdoor venue spaces for an incredible ceremony and reception. They provide two private dining rooms, both equipped with full audio visual capability. They also have a private rooftop space with one of the best views of the White House in DC, leaving a lasting impression on your guests. The venue can comfortably accommodate up to 800 guests.
RARE Steakhouse & Tavern offers many wedding-related services for a seamless and stress-free experience. They provide the convenience of in-house catering and in-house bar services. They also provide all needed tables, chairs, china, flatware, glassware and linens for event, as well as setup and cleanup. In addition to your ceremony and reception, the venue is available to host engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and elopements.
From handcrafted cocktails to table-side preparations and decadent desserts, every sip and bite at RARE Steakhouse & Tavern has a touch of personality that keeps you coming back for more. As an investment in better flavor, their extensive dry-aging program offers a variety of cuts such as A5 Kobe beef and New Frontier bison ribeye. Climate controlled aging rooms allow the cuts of meat to tenderize to perfection before they are butchered in-house and cooked precisely to order. They are also able to accommodate to guests with gluten-free, lactose-free, no pork, nut-free, organic, vegan and vegetarian dietary restrictions.
The first Rare Steakhouse was opened in Madison, Wisconsin in May 2014 with a goal of recreating the nostalgia and romance of the classic steakhouse, where eating out was meant to be an experience. The second location in Milwaukee opened in 2016, and the Washington, DC location opened in 2017.
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