Korean barbecue fans can share a prix fixe menu at Meokja Meokja this 7 days. Photograph courtesy of Fairfax Metropolis Cafe Week.

Two Northern Virginia restaurant months begin shortly. Vienna Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, March 3 via Sunday, March 12. Meanwhile Fairfax Metropolis Restaurant 7 days commences Monday, March 6 and runs through Sunday, March 12. Listed here are our top rated picks for dining places and bargains in equally. 

Bazin’s on Church
111 Church St. NW, Vienna
The longstanding American cafe provides a 3-system meal for $55, including an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Chef Patrick Bazin serves up crowd-pleasing American classics like mushroom soup, spiced jumbo shrimp, crispy branzino, and curry-roasted chicken. Dine-in only.

Bear Branch Tavern
133 Maple Ave. E, Vienna
If you’re looking for excellent pub grub and/or a kid-pleasant place, Bear Department is providing a $25 lunch deal (choice of entree with an appetizer or dessert) as properly as a 3-program supper for $45. On faucet: appetizers like common crab dip, burrata flatbreads, entrees like creamy Cajun  pasta, and braised lamb shansk. Complete off the meal with strawberry shortcake or caramel-banana pudding. Dine in or carryout

Bollywood Bistro
3955 Chain Bridge Street # 101, Fairfax
Diners can brab a three-program modern day Indian dinner at this Bollywood-themed place for $40 (it is also a excellent decide on for day night time). Choose an appetizer like fried Kerala white fish or paneer tossed in a savory sauce. For an entree, pick out dishes like stewed lamb or cheese croquettes simmered in prosperous mughlai sauce. End with tiramisu or mango kulfi, an Indian frozen handle. 

Cafe Renaissance
163 Glyndon Road SE, Vienna
We’re fans of this French dining space for the classics—and there are loads on the $55 Cafe 7 days menu.  Pick out from just one of their eight appetizers, which includes crab-stuffed mushrooms, duck confit, or baked oysters. Entrées contain filet mignon, salmon Wellington en croûte, and much more. Dine-in only. 

Curry Mantra hen has a wide range of Indian classics readily available for lunch and supper this week. Photo courtesy of Fairfax Metropolis Cafe Week.

Curry Mantra
9984 Major St., Fairfax
The vibrant Indian cafe serves a common supper for two through Restaurant Week. For $40, decide on an appetizer, two entrees—think lamb vindaloo, butter rooster, or palak paneer—and a dessert. Afternoon is an even improved deal, when for $20 you’ll get two lunch specials served with rice and naan. 

El Pollo Rico
10801 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax
The spit-roasted Peruvian hen place is serving a two-particular person, $25 lunch specific for Cafe Week. Visitors will receive a single entire Peruvian roast chicken, 6 compact sauces, a alternative of two sides, and two bottled sodas. 

Maple Ave Restaurant
147 Maple Ave., W, Vienna
The quirky European-impressed bistro will offer a four-training course, $55 prix-fixe Restaurant Week menu. Choose two solutions from every single class, these types of as pistachio salad with citrus confiture, slow cooked pork confit with sweet potato puree, or a “bird’s milk” dessert with vanilla marshmallow, poppyseeds, and brown sugar rye crunch. Dine-in only.

Meokja Meokja
9619 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax
A person of our food stuff team’s beloved Korean barbecue places to eat is collaborating in Restaurant 7 days (so e book/pay a visit to early). For $70, friends get two servings of skinny-sliced brisket, spicy pork tummy, and a serving of ribs to cook on the tabletop grill. The deal also consists of complimentary facet dishes. 

Take pleasure in a distribute of Indian favorites at Bollywood Bistro through Fairfax Restaurant Week. Photo courtesy of Fairfax City Restaurant Week.

Roberto’s Ristorante Italiano
144 Church St., NW, Vienna
Chef Roberto Donna (Galileo) is back again in the kitchen at this new-ish Vienna cafe. His 3-program Cafe Week menu ($55) includes crispy zucchini blossoms, entrees these types of as gnocchi with sausage ragu, and tiramisu for dessert. The prix-fixe is readily available from Monday, March 6 by way of Thursday, March 9, and reservations are recommended. Dine-in only

Royal Nepal Bistro
131 A Maple Ave. W, Vienna
The bistro serves comforting Nepalese fare with heaps of wide range. For $25 for every person, you can grab lunch with an appetizer, entree, dessert, aspect of basmati rice, and a decision of soda, lemonade, or mango lassi. Lunch alternatives involve stir-fried cauliflower and potatoes, hen masala, cardamom-spiced yogurt, and additional. Evening meal ($40 for each man or woman) arrives with a bonus wine or pilsner in addition to appetizers, a collection of curries, and dessert.  Dine-in or carryout. 

For a lot more details on Vienna Cafe 7 days, go to here. For specifics on Fairfax Town Restaurant Week, visit in this article

Tory Basile

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