100 Very Best Restaurants 2014: Nostos
Photograph by Scott Suchman.
Comments () | Published January 28, 2014
100 Best Restaurants 2014 100 Best Restaurants 2013 100 Best Restaurants 2012

Address: 8100 Boone Boulevard, Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: (703) 760-0690
Neighborhood: Vienna
Cuisines: Greek/Mediterranean
Opening Hours: Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, Saturday for dinner.
Price Range: Moderate
Reservations: Not Needed

This modern Greek restaurant is a popular lunchtime attraction for the Tysons corporate crowd, but it’s at night that the place goes all glowy and candles warm up the slick, earth-toned dining room designed to evoke an Aegean village. Start with a sampler of dips such as an olive-oil-doused fava-bean purée, dill-flecked tzatziki, or tangy roast eggplant. Then graze on rounds of small plates—the kitchen turns out delicate spanakopita, crispy nuggets of cod, and grape leaves drizzled with a lemony sauce inspired by avgolemono soup. Heavy on rich béchamel, a hunk of moussaka makes for a hearty main course—we like to balance it with a Greek salad of cucumbers, red onion, tomatoes, feta, and capers.

Open: Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, Saturday for dinner.

Don’t Miss: Grilled haloumi cheese; lentil soup; Greek-style meatballs; grilled swordfish skewers; baklava.

Subscribe to Washingtonian

Discuss this story

Feel free to leave a comment or ask a question. The Washingtonian reserves the right to remove or edit content once posted.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Posted at 04:26 PM/ET, 01/28/2014 RSS | Print | Permalink | Comments () | Washingtonian.com Restaurant Reviews