Laporta’s offers full service catering either in-house or off-premises. We are happy to prepare any item or style of cuisine. We will happily work with you to design a menu tailored to any specific dietary need or preference. For in-house, sit-down receptions a typical menu includes three entrée choices from our menu; generally one seafood entrée, one poultry/meat entrée, and one pasta entrée. These entrees are then offered in conjunction with a Caesar or garden green salad and a home-baked selection of breads. Selected appetizers and desserts may be added at a reduced price. These may be selected from our regular menu or any of the menus listed here. The following are suggestions only, we are happy to work with you and accommodate your ideas about menu selection. Please call Mary Polson at 703.683.6313 regarding questions and details about your event.

Please call Mary Polson 703.683.6313 for questions and details about your event.

Click here to see sample menus

Minimums to close the restaurant to the public are as follows:

Dinner Service

  • Sun. Mon. or Wed. - $ 8,500.00*
  • Tues. or Thurs. - $9,500.00*
  • Fri. – Sat. - $11,500.00*
To close the dining room only dinner service:
  • Sun. or Wed.- $6,000.00*
  • Mon., Tues., Thurs. - $7,000.00*
  • F-S $8,000.00*

To book the entire Restaurant for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon reception - $4500.00* minimum.

To book the entire Restaurant Monday-Friday Luncheon - $3,500.00* minimum

To book Dining Room only Monday-Friday Luncheon - $3,000.00* minimum

plus taxes and gratuities.

11 % Virginia and Alexandria City sales tax

20% Gratuity

25% Gratuity on groups requesting seperate checks

Groups over 8, require a reservation with a credit card hold. Minimum spend is $39.00 per person

Please call for policies regarding groups prior to making reservations

All minimums are based on a three-hour event.
All parties require a $500.00 deposit to hold a date.
This is nonrefundable but is deductible from your bill.

Printed menus are available by request for $1.99 per person, plus a $25 setup fee

Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Charged for by consumption

Rail beverages                  $8.99

Call beverages                  $9.99

Shelf beverages                 $12.99

Wine Pricing:

House wine (Red or White)       $39.00 per bottle

House Champagne                 $39.00 per bottle 

Premium wine pricing:


Pinot Grigio

Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Grigio                        $45.00 per bottle 

Additional wines from our list available at a discount for parties

Non-alcoholic sparkling cider    $28.50 per bottle

Non-alcoholic beverages     $2.99 each

Juices & mineral waters     $5.99-7.00 each

Draft & Bottle Beers       $6.25-8.00 each

Non-alcoholic Punch       $49.00 per gallon

Champagne / Alcoholic Punch     $99.00 per gallon

plus 11% sales tax  20% Gratuity