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Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week Dates Announced

70+ Restaurants to Participate August 16-25, 2019

Old Town has become one of the East Coast’s major foodie destinations. (Photo: Old Town Food Tours)

Alexandria, VA—For 10 days and two weekends, more than 70 restaurants in Alexandria, Virginia, will offer a $35 three-course dinner for one OR a $35 dinner for two during Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week,August 16-25, 2019. More than 35 restaurants will also offer lunch menus at $15 or $22 per person in addition to the dinner specials. Brunch lovers can enjoy brunch menus for $15 or $22 per person at nearly 20 restaurants.

New Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week participants include King Street newcomers Urbano 116 and Village Brauhaus; North Old Town’s Yunnan by Potomac and soon-to-open Oak Steakhouse; new Del Ray favorites Catch on the Ave. and Hops N Shine; and the Carlyle neighborhood’s Tequila & Taco and highly anticipated Whiskey & Oyster. Returning participants include Bastille Brasserie & Bar, Brabo Brasserie, Cheesetique, Del Ray Café, Hank’s Pasta Bar, The Majestic, Sonoma Cellar and Vermilion. Restaurants with lunch offerings include Bistro Sancerre, Fontaine, Hummingbird, Jackson 20, Sunday in Saigon and Vola’s Dockside Grill. Restaurants with brunch menus include Café 44, Cedar Knoll, Chadwicks, Namaste and The Wharf.

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week showcases the inventiveness of local chefs in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle and Eisenhower, and the West End. At a range of locales, from neighborhood favorites to restaurants specializing in international cuisine, guests will savor the flavors of Alexandria’s distinctive collection of eateries. Visitors can take advantage of a summer parking discount of $2 after 5 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends at City-owned garages and surface lots. Parking meters are always free on Sundays and after 9 p.m.

In late July, guests will find a flip-book of menus on

WHAT: Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

WHEN: 10 days, August 16-25, 2019

WHERE: Neighborhoods throughout Alexandria, Virginia, including Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle and Eisenhower, and the West End

HOW: $35 three-course dinner for one OR $35 dinner for two; select locations offering lunch from $15 or $22 per person lunch and brunch menus

INFO:; 703-838-5005

Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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