Lyon Hall is a quintessential neighborhood brasserie in Arlington. It features an unrivaled beer list with over 20 on tap and over 50 bottled brews on offer. Enjoy a chilled pint with delectable bar fare. German and French classics dominate the menu with the likes of pretzels and steak frites. A packed house and energetic vibes during their weekend brunch reveals its local favorite status.
Inspired by Chinese street food carrying the same name, Mala Tang simply serves this hot and spicy broth special, a popular dish from Sichuan. Comprised of vegetables, meat and a garlic-sesame oil concoction which is brewed to form a searing soup, this dish is a crowd-pleaser. Diners can choose their add-ons such as dan dan noodles, pork dumplings, tofu or wontons. Accompany it with sake, flavored tea or fine spirits, forming a complete meal. Check out for the chilli signs on the menu and order accordingly.
Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant is situated near the sports arena, Verizon Center. Like a typical Irish pub, it is big on sports and live music. Patrons can watch Women’s Hockey and Gaelic Football on their television screens, in the company of other sports fans. Jagged stone walls, a curved bar and wooden accents lend a trendy feel to this bar. Their musicians treat guests to nostalgic tunes. Their menu offers classic fare such as Guinness BBQ Wings, Fish and Chips and Corned Beef and Cabbage. One can also participate in their quiz and trivia games and avail of fabulous discounts during their Happy Hours.
For an evening spent feeling like you're sitting on the Ramblas in Spain rather than in DC's trendy Logan Circle area, head to Barcelona 14th Street. While this tapas place and wine bar focuses on the flavors of Spain, the wine list includes selections from around the world, much to the delight of wine lovers who come to visit this intimate establishment. Grab a table inside, a seat at the bar, or head out to the courtyard, where a large fireplace keeps patrons warm even on cooler DC evenings.
&Pizza is the place to go to enjoy a wide range of pizzas that are filled with flavors and are a treat for the entire family. Order signature pizzas like the Moonstruck, Redvine or Maverick with your choice of dough. Dessert pizzas like the Lori Lane and Pizelles are unique offerings at this pizzeria. Pair your pizza with a variety of housemade sodas or craft beer or wine.
Medium Rare, located on Connecticut Avenue, is a gourmet addition to the steakhouse scene in Washington DC. This brick-walled upscale steakhouse serves flavorful meats that are cooked to perfection, much to the steak-lovers' delight. Choose to sit in the beautiful patio if the weather permits. Make sure your reservations are made, as the place gets busy on weekends.
Nazca Mochica is a Peruvian restaurant located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington DC offering modern interpretations of classic Peruvian delights in a warm and comfortable setting. The restaurant is spread over two floors featuring a pisco bar with tapas, and an upstair dining area. The lower floor lounge serves a variety of handcrafted Pisco-based cocktails, carefully curated spirits and a notable list of Cebiches. The Cebiche Nazca, Cebiche de Pato and Lomo Saltado are some of their signature dishes on the menu. If you're looking forward to a mouthwatering Latin-American meal, Nazca Mochica is the place to be.
Situated adjacent to the Mason and Rook Hotel, Radiator is a friendly neighborhood restaurant and bar that pays homage to the rich automotive history of 14th street. The dining area features vintage parts of automobiles and checkerboard floors, exuding a nostalgic vibe. The menu includes a wide range of International cocktail-friendly small plates meant for sharing and innovative drinks and an eclectic selection of specialty cocktails and spirits.
Commissary is a far cry from its namesake, which is often associated with a prison general store. Logan Circle's version of Commissary is a relaxed coffeehouse-bar, restaurant, and local hang out all wrapped up in one. The inexpensive menu is a draw among younger patrons, and happy hour swoons with the young professional crowd for its great drink specials. It's typically American menu boasts larger-than-life portions and is a great bang for the buck. - Shamyra N. Edmonds
The ideal place for a gathering of friends or a fancy night out, B Too is a popular restaurant that serves some of the best Belgian Cuisine in Washington DC. From different types of meat - braised rabbit and juicy hanger steak are among a few - and a variety of seafood and desserts, B Too offers an extensive menu that does not disappoint. Stop by, enjoy the contemporary and chic interior and bask in the deliciousness that are mussels, roasted lobsters and Belgian waffles.
Chances are you will get duped by the name, for Duke's Grocery is an East London inspired gastropub! This bi-level space has a laid-back vibe to it and you can enjoy their happy hours with craft beers and seasonal cocktails. Their ever changing menu consists of tasty sandwiches, charcuterie, shared plates, salads and soups. Their market-driven fare will definitely keep you guessing what's on for the day. It is a nice spot to hangout with your friends.
&pizza is the place to go to if you love relishing on flavorsome pizzas. You can order one of their signature pizzas such as The Maverick or Kiss and Fire or play the chef and create your own pizza with every topping of your choice. At &pizza there are also loads of options available for the vegans in the house. Combine the pizzas with one of their refreshing house sodas or craft beers and wines to make the meal even more scrumptious. But don't gorge on the pizzas alone, make sure you bring some friends and family as well to indulge in the delightful feast.