Metropolitan Hospitality Group

Locally handcrafted

our story


We are a locally owned and operated restaurant group formed in 2005. Our first concept, CIRCA at Dupont opened in 2007. As of today our current concepts include CIRCA at Clarendon, CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, Open Road Merrifield, TRIO Grill, CIRCA at Navy Yard, Él Bebe, Open Road Rosslyn, SALT, CIRCA at The Boro, Él Bebe at The Boro, Open Road Reston, Open Road Distilling Co., and Heirloom.


It’s About The People


We are proud of the genuine relationships that we have built with our guests over the years. We value each one of our guests, and we’re passionate about providing them with the best experience possible by exceeding their expectations every day.

  • Seasonal

    We locally source the best ingredients for all of our seasonal menus

  • Handcrafted

    We craft unique cocktails and Wine Spectator Award winning wine lists

  • Hospitality

    Fantastic dining experiences begin with a dedicated team that truly cares


Come Work With Us


Our teams are the heart of our company, and we are committed to each other’s growth and development.

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