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Atlas Room

Rating:
100 Best Restaurants 2013 100 Best Restaurants 2012 First Look
Address: 1015 H St., NE, Washington, DC 20002
Neighborhood(s): H Street NE
T: 202-388-4020
Cuisines: Fusion/Eclectic, American
Price Range: Moderate
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible
Description: H Street's most sophisticated option is intimate and has culinary influences that span India, Italy, and New England.

Reviews:

100 Very Best Restaurants 2013: The Atlas Room 100 Best Restaurants 2012: The Atlas Room First Look: Atlas Room

Bazin's on Church

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Address: 111 Church St. , Vienna, VA 22180
Neighborhood(s): Vienna
T: 703-255-7212
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Modern, American
Price Range: Expensive
Description: A rustic-chic, chef-owned spot for creative American cooking.

Reviews:

Best of Vienna and McLean: Bazin's on Church Bazin's on Church

Bond 45

Rating:
First Look
Address: 149 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745
Neighborhood(s): National Harbor
T: 301-839-1445
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Steaks, Italian, American
Price Range: Expensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Party Space
Description: Broadway energy comes to National Harbor.

Reviews:

First Look Review of Bond 45

Cajun Experience - Leesburg

Rating:
Cheap Eats 2010 Cheap Eats 2011 First Look
Address: 14 Loudoun St., Leesburg, VA 20175
Neighborhood(s): Leesburg
T: 703-777-6580
Cuisines: American, Cajun/Creole
Price Range: Moderate
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
Description:

Authentic po'boys and terrific pecan pie.

Reviews:

Cheap Eats 2011: The Cajun Experience Leesburg Cheap Eats 2010: The Cajun Experience The Cajun Experience

Comet Ping Pong

Rating:
Cheap Eats 2012 Cheap Eats 2010 Cheap Eats 2011 First Look
Address: 5037 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20008
Neighborhood(s): Upper Northwest, Cleveland Park
T: 202-364-0404
Cuisines: Pizza, American
Price Range: Inexpensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Weekend Brunch, Party Space, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
Description: Postmodern pizza comes to Cleveland Park.

Reviews:

Cheap Eats 2012: Comet Ping Pong Cheap Eats 2011: Comet Ping Pong Cheap Eats 2010: Comet Ping Pong Cheap Eats 2009: Comet Ping Pong 100 Best Restaurants 2009: Comet Ping Pong

Dogfish Head Alehouse - Gaithersburg

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Address: 800 W. Diamond Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Neighborhood(s): Gaithersburg
T: 301-963-4847
Cuisines: Pizza, American
Price Range: Inexpensive
Description: Good brews and good times.

Reviews:

Neighborhood Eats: Dogfish Head Alehouse Dogfish Head Alehouse

Dogfish Head Alehouse - Gaithersburg

Rating:
First Look Happy Hour
Address: 800 W. Diamond Ave. , Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Neighborhood(s): Gaithersburg
T: 301-963-4847
Cuisines: Pizza, American
Scenes:
Food Specials
Sports Bar
Happy Hour on: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
Price Range: Inexpensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
Description: A comfortable, casual atmosphere where you can savor your favorite Dogfish Head brews
Happy Hour Details: Daily, 4 PM to 7 PM.

Reviews:

Dogfish Head Alehouse (Gaithersburg)

Firefly

Rating:
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Address: 1310 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Neighborhood(s): Dupont Circle, Downtown
T: 202-861-1310
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Modern, American
Scenes:
Food Specials
Happy Hour on: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Price Range: Moderate
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Weekend Brunch, Party Space, Good for Groups
Happy Hour Details: Monday through Friday 4 to 7, $5 snacks, $5 Draft Beer, $5 Wines, $6 cocktails, $8 Gin & Tea cocktails.

Reviews:

New Firefly Flickers In and Out Firefly, Hotel Madera

Ford's Fish Shack

Rating:
First Look
Address: 44260 Ice Rink Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147
Neighborhood(s): Ashburn
T: 571-918-4092
Cuisines: Seafood, American
Scenes:
Food Specials
Happy Hour on: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Price Range: Moderate
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Late Night, Weekend Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
Description:

Tony Stafford, formerly the executive chef of Artie's, is behind this New England-inspired restaurant; the menu is big on lobster and other seaside dishes.

Happy Hour Details: Monday through Friday 4 to 7, $1 oysters, $1 jumbo shrimp and drink Specials; Monday through Friday 2 to 4 and 8 to close $5 select appetizers

Reviews:

First Look: Ford's Fish Shack

Fyve (Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City)

Rating:
First Look
Address: 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington, VA 22202
Neighborhood(s): Arlington, Crystal City/Pentagon City, Arlington
T: 703-412-2762
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Modern, Italian, Breakfast
Scenes:
Food Specials
Happy Hour on: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
Price Range: Expensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Valet Parking Available, Late Night, Weekend Brunch, Party Space
Description: A little Italy, but it's still the Ritz.
Happy Hour Details: Daily. Call for seasonal happy hour specials.

Reviews:

First Look: Fyve Restaurant Lounge

Guardado's

Rating:
First Look
Address: 4918 Del Ray Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
Neighborhood(s): Bethesda/Glen Echo
T: 301-986-4920
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: South American, Tapas/Small Plates, Mexican, Salvadoran
Happy Hour on: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Price Range: Inexpensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Good for Groups
Description: A tapas spot that sticks to the classics.
Happy Hour Details: Tuesday through Friday 4 to 7.

Reviews:

Guardado's

Jackson's Mighty Fine Food & Lucky Lounge

Rating:
Best Breakfasts 2012 First Look
Address: 11927 Democracy Dr., Reston, VA 20191
Neighborhood(s): Reston/Herndon
T: 703-437-0800
Cuisines: Sushi, Modern, American, Breakfast
Price Range: Moderate
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Outdoor Seating
Description: Total comfort in Reston Town Center.

Reviews:

Jackson’s Mighty Fine Food: Best of Breakfast and Brunch 2012 100 Best Restaurants 2009: Jackson's MIghty Fine Food First Look: Jackson's Mighty Fine Food

Jacques' Brasserie

Rating:
100 Best Restaurants 2013 100 Best Restaurants 2012 First Look
Address: 332 Springvale Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066
Neighborhood(s): Great Falls
T: 703-759-3800
Cuisines: French
Scenes:
Outdoor Seating
Happy Hour on: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays
Price Range: Inexpensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Late Night, Party Space, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
Happy Hour Details: Tuesday through Friday, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM; Sunday 3 PM to 4:30 PM. Select entreés and small plates, $5 to $10, $4 drafts, $5 wines.

Reviews:

Jacques’ Brasserie Review

Johnny's Half Shell

Rating:
100 Best Restaurants 2014 100 Best Restaurants 2013 100 Best Restaurants (2011) 100 Best Restaurants 2012 First Look 100 Best Restaurants (2010)
Address: 400 N. Capitol St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Neighborhood(s): Capitol Hill
T: 202-737-0400
Cuisines: Seafood, Southern, Modern, American
Scenes:
Outdoor Seating
Happy Hour on: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Price Range: Moderate
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Party Space, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
Description:

Ann Cashion's Southern-accented seafood house lands on the Hill.

Happy Hour Details: Monday through Friday, 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM; $5.50 drafts, $8 cocktails, discounts on select seafood items.

Reviews:

100 Very Best Restaurants 2014: Johnny’s Half Shell 100 Very Best Restaurants 2013: Johnny’s Half Shell 100 Best Restaurants 2012: Johnny's Half Shell 100 Best Restaurants 2011: Johnny's Half Shell 100 Best Restaurants 2010: Johnny's Half Shell

Lima

First Look Happy Hour
Address: 1401 K St., NW, Washington, DC 20005
Neighborhood(s): Downtown
T: 202-789-2800
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: South American, Nuevo Latino, Cuban
Happy Hour on: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Price Range: Very expensive
Description: South Beach comes to K Street.
Happy Hour Details: Monday through Friday, 3 to 7 PM, extended to 9 PM on Wednesday: $4 beer, $5 cocktails and wine by the glass, $7 margaritas and mojitos (pitchers, $29) Food: $5 specials.

Reviews:

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Lima

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Address: 1401 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20005
Neighborhood(s): Downtown
T: 202-789-2800
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: South American, Nuevo Latino, Cuban
Price Range: Expensive
Description: South Beach comes to K Street.

Reviews:

Lima

Me Jana

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Address: 2300 Wilson Blvd. , Arlington, VA 22201
Neighborhood(s): Arlington, Arlington, Clarendon/Courthouse
T: 703-465-4440
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Tapas/Small Plates, Lebanese, Middle Eastern
Price Range: Expensive
Description: Lebanese luxe.

Reviews:

Me Jana

Mokomandy

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Address: 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Sterling, VA 20165
Neighborhood(s): Sterling
T: 571-313-0505
Cuisines: Korean, Cajun/Creole
Price Range: Moderate
Description: Cajun and Korean sit side by side at this slick Sterling restaurant.

Reviews:

First Look: Mokomandy

Nage

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Address: 1600 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Neighborhood(s): Downtown
T: 202-448-8005
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Modern, American
Price Range: Expensive
Description: A Rehoboth eatery comes downtown.

Reviews:

Nage

PassionFish

Rating:
100 Best Restaurants 2014 100 Best Restaurants 2013 100 Best Restaurants (2011) 100 Best Restaurants 2012 First Look 100 Best Restaurants (2010)
Address: 11960 Democracy Dr., Reston, VA 20190
Neighborhood(s): Reston/Herndon
T: 703-230-3474
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Seafood, Modern, American
Price Range: Expensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
Description:

Jeff Tunks's latest seafood dining room.

Reviews:

100 Very Best Restaurants 2014: PassionFish 100 Very Best Restaurants 2013: PassionFish 100 Best Restaurants 2012: PassionFish 100 Best Restaurants 2011: PassionFish 100 Best Restaurants 2010: PassionFish

PassionFish

Rating:
75 Great Bars (2013) 100 Best Restaurants (2011) First Look Great Bars 2011 Happy Hour
Address: 11960 Democracy Dr., Reston, VA 20190
Neighborhood(s): Reston/Herndon
T: 703-230-3474
Make a Reservation
Cuisines: Seafood, Modern, American
Happy Hour on: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Price Range: Expensive
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Other: Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Jeff Tunks's latest seafood dining room.
Happy Hour Details: Monday through Friday 4:30 to 6:30 PM: $5 cocktail menu, $5 appetizers

Reviews:

Great Bars 2013: PassionFish Great Bars 2011: PassionFish PassionFish

Sugo Cicchetti

Rating:
First Look
Address: 12505 Park Potomac Ave., Potomac, MD 20854
Neighborhood(s): Potomac/Cabin John
T: 240-386-8080
Cuisines: Italian
Price Range: Inexpensive

Reviews:

First Look: Sugo Cicchetti (Photos)

Urbana

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Address: 2121 P St., NW, Washington, DC 20037
Neighborhood(s): Dupont Circle, Downtown
T: 202-956-6650
Cuisines: Modern, Pizza, American, Breakfast
Price Range: Expensive
Description: A sleek restaurant/lounge in the Palomar Hotel.

Reviews:

Urbana
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