Gourmets, rejoice! While January can mark the end of the Christmas season and the start of the New Year, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia are also a delicious time to be as the DMV area celebrates Restaurant Week in the latter half of the month . From $ 25 lunch and brunch deals in the district and beyond, to $ 35 fixed-price meals in Old Town and elsewhere in Alexandria, this is everything you need to know.
Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week
For starters, Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week kicks off January 17-23, 2022 with brunch and lunch specials valued at $ 25 and fixed-price menus of $ 40 or $ 55 in restaurants across Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland. Here’s a look at the participating restaurants, sorted by state or territory (no, DC is still not a state, but we’re working on it):
District of Columbia: 1789 Restaurant & Bar, 801 Restaurant and Bar, Agora, Al Dente, Ala, Alero Restaurant (locations in U. Street and Dupont Circle), Alta Strada City Vista, Ambar, Bar Chinois, Bindaas (locations in Cleveland Park and Foggy Bottom) , Bistro Du Jour, The Bombay Club, Brasserie Liberté, Central Michel Richard, City Winery DC, Convivial, Cranes, Cuba Libre DC, DBGB Kitchen and Bar, El Secreto De Rosita, Espita, Fig & Olive, Filomena Ristorante, Floriana, Gatsby , Gypsy Kitchen DC, Joselito, Kaz Sushi Bistro, La Bise, La Chaumiere, Laos in Town, Lincoln DC, Mi Casa Dupont, Mi Vida Restaurante Wharf DC, Mintwood Place, Modena, NAMA, Northern Italy, Oceanaire Seafood Room DC, Officina, Officina Cafe, Osteria Morini, Ottoman Taverna, Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar, Rasika (locations in Penn Quarter and West End), RIS, RPM Italian DC, Sababa, Shaw’s Tavern, Slate Wine Bar, Station 4, Succotash (F Street) , Susheria, Sushi Taro, Taberna del Alabardero, Teddy and the Bully Bar, The Capital Grille of Washington DC, The Grill, Tico, Tonic Restaurant at Quigley’s, Trulucks Ocean’s Finest Seafood and Crab, Uptown Market, Urban Roast.
Virginia: 2941 Restaurant, Agora Tysons, Alta Strada Mosaic, Ambar Clarendon, American Prime, Bastille Brasserie & Bar, Blend 111, The Capital Grille Tysons Corner, Crystal City Sports Pub, Epic Smokehouse, Hamrock’s Restaurant, La Cote d’Or Cafe, Maple Ave Restaurant, The Melting Pot Arlington, The Melting Pot Reston, Osteria da Nino, Osteria Marzano, PassionFish, SER Restaurant, Spice Craft Indian Bistro, The Capital Grille Fairfax, TTT Clarendon, Wildfire Tysons Galleria.
Maryland: All Set Restaurant & Bar, The Capital Grille Chevy Chase, Diablo’s Cantina, The Melting Pot Gaithersburg, TAP Sports Bar in MGM National Harbor, Voltaggio Brothers Steak House in MGM National Harbor.
Alexandria restaurant week
About 20 minutes by car or subway from Downtown DC, Alexandria, Virginia is hosting its own Restaurant Week from January 21-30, 2022 with 10-day specials from more than 60 restaurants in the area, including menus for Fixed price of $ 35 for in-person dining – most locations have heated outdoor areas – and take-away from at least 50 of the participating restaurants. Here is the list of participating restaurants:
Old Town: The Light Horse, Restaurant 219, Ada’s on the River, Augie’s Mussel House, Barca Pier & Wine Bar, Bastille Brasserie & Bar, Bistro Sancerre, Blackwall Hitch, Brabo Brasserie, Bugsy’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar, Cafe 44, Chadwicks, Chart House Restaurant, Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant & Pub, Gadsby’s Tavern Restaurant, Hard Times Cafe, Haute Dogs & Fries, Hen Quarter, Hummingbird, King & Rye, Kisso Asian Bistro, Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, Mai Thai Restaurant, The Majestic, Mason Social, Mia’s Italian Kitchen, Michael’s Little Italy, Murphy’s Irish Pub, Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbeque, Oak Steakhouse, Redrocks Neapolitan Bistro, Royal Restaurant, The Rub Chicken & Beer, Sonoma Cellar, Southside 815, Thai Signature, Theismann’s Restaurant & Bar, Union Street Public House, Urbano 116, Vola’s Dockside Grill and Hi-Tide Lounge, The Wharf, Yunnan by Potomac – A Noodle House.
Del Ray and Arlandria: Barkhaus, Cheesetique, Del Ray Cafe, Elos Italian, Evening Star Cafe, Hops N Shine, Junction Bakery & Bistro, Market 2 Market, Northside 10, Piece Out, Pork Barrel BBQ, RT’s Restaurant, Spice Craft Indian Bistro, St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub – Altstadt Nord.
Carlyle and Eisenhower Valley: Aldo’s Italian Kitchen, Pasara Thai Restaurant, Rus Uz Alexandria, Sweet Fire Donna’s, Tequila & Taco, Whiskey & Oyster.
West End and Greater Alexandria: Cafe Pizzaiolo, Cedar Knoll, City Kitchen, Indian dishes, Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, Taqueria Picoso, Tempo Restaurant.