Written by Staff Writer-Blog Events Now
It’s the new year, and no better time for Alexandria’s Winter Restaurant Week to return. The best news is that it is already here toward the end of January. Do you know that Visit Alexandria organizes its restaurant week twice a year, both in January and August? From January 20th-29th, spanning for two weekends, are set for the winter restaurant week.
Visit Alexandria first organized the first of this event in 2009. Alexandria Restaurant Week helps the local restaurant industry and promotes the city as a great place to eat.
For ten days and two weekends, during Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week, 70 restaurants in the Alexandria area of Virginia will offer a $35 three-course supper for one OR a $35 dinner for two. Besides the dinner deals, 35 eateries will also provide lunch meals for $15 or $22 per person.
More than a dozen restaurants offer prix fixe brunch dishes for $15 to $22 per person. Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle and Eisenhower, and the West End are just a few of the communities participating in Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week. Visitors can sample the unique flavors of Alexandria in a wide variety of restaurants, from local favorites to those specializing in international cuisine.
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During Alexandria’s Winter Restaurant Week, you can check out the newly opened 1799 Prime Steak & Seafood in Old Town has a $35 for one menu with meals like shrimp and grits and seafood linguine. You can be sure to find something you like.
Furthermore, check out the newly reopened Vermilion for a $45 per person menu offering upscale dishes like wine-poached pears, risotto with black truffles, and honey-chili vinaigrette brussels sprouts.
Don’t forget to visit Barkhaus, located in the corridor between Del Ray and Potomac Yard, and add a handcrafted doggie delight, such as a “fruit barkfait,” to your $25 per person menu.
You can go with your friends and family to dine leisurely on Prince Edward Island mussels, seafood arrabiatta, and veal parmigiana for $45 per person at Delia’s in Carlyle.
If you’ve been craving Italian food, you’re in luck. Elo’s Italian in Del Ray has a $35 for one-person menu with crowd-pleasers like garlic focaccia bread, spaghetti Pomodoro, and bombolini. It is perfect for warming you up from the inside out.
Moreover, the $35 Northsides 10 supper, which includes mac and cheese fritters and mustard grilled fish, is excellent for indulging while watching a big game at this Arlandria staple.
In addition, The $35 dinner menu at Shooter McGee in the West End features appetizing appetizers and desserts in addition to robust main courses such as cider pork chops, Florentine shrimp spaghetti, and bistro steak.
The restaurants participating in restaurant week will provide discounted or themed menus for diners during the promotion. Many of the eateries, the website says, offer heated outdoor dining for those who are concerned about the cold weather. Check out Visit Alexandria for more details.