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Private Events

Events at The Salt Line are always memorable and special. For DC inquiries, please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch soon!

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  • The Essex

    Our Essex private dining room is a cedar shingled private room that evokes the look and charm of a NE boatyard. The room features large windows and French doors which open up to our covered outdoor dining room - the Riverwalk. The Essex is perfectly suited for either a large seated brunches, lunches, or dinners of up to 30 guests or an intimate standing cocktail reception. Opt to keep the French doors open and we can create the perfect indoor/outdoor reception area for 50-120 guests. 

    For additional details and availability, email

    Capacity: 30

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    The Riverwalk is an extension of our dining room and can be reserved for semi-private seated events of 20-24 guests or larger receptions of upwards of 100. The Riverwalk is also accessible through the Essex, so add this dining room on for additional standing room! 

    Recently renovated, the Riverwalk now has the capability to be enclosed during the cooler months and rainy days. Overhead and standing heaters will keep you toasty. On summer days, enjoy the fresh air and views of the Frederick Douglass Bridge. 

    Capacity: 20-100

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    Outdoor Bar

    The Salt Line's large outdoor bar area is great for causal gatherings small or large! Conveniently located on the first base entrance of Nats Park, it makes for the perfect pregame spot.

    The bar itself is fully covered and offers service on all four sides. A large portion of our high top tables are also covered and offer scenic waterfront views. Large couches and outdoor lounge furniture run the perimeter of the open air portion of the bar. Take advantage of overhead heaters, standing heaters, and our fire pits in the between seasons! 

    Whether you're looking for a spot for 10 or 200, the outdoor bar fits the bill for groups of all sizes.

    Capacity: 10-200

  • Catering

    Take your event to the next level with our catered raw bar! Whether you're looking for freshly shucked oysters or a full service experience - we've got you covered. We know that every party is unique, so we can tailor our services to fit your events needs. For additional information, contact us directly at