Best of Vienna and McLean: Bazin's on Church
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Bazin's on Church
Address: 111 Church St. , Vienna, VA 22180
Phone: 703-255-7212
Neighborhood: Vienna
Cuisines: Modern, American
Opening Hours: Open Tuesday through Friday 11:3 to 2 and 5 to 10, Saturday 5 to 10 PM, and Sunday 11 to 2 and 5 to 9 PM.
Price Range: Expensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes Crab springroll; ricotta ravioli with Meyer lemon and butter; braised veal cheeks; grilled Flatiron steak; Maple/miso Chilean sea bass; lollipop lamb chops; warm chocolate tart; chocolate hazelnut crunch bar.
Price Details: Appetizers, $7 to $13; entrees, $16 to $26.

Chef/owner Patrick Bazin’s contemporary dining room is the it spot for date night, and his food has big-city fillips—think spring rolls with crunchy phyllo wrapped around creamy lump crab—but there’s a welcome familiarity, too. Maple-miso Chilean sea bass with wasabi mashed potatoes is a plate we could tuck into nightly. Ditto for the lollipop lamb chops, served with red-grape relish, and the warm chocolate tart.

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