55 Restaurants Offer $35 Menus

55 Restaurants Offer $35 Menus

— For 10 days this summer, restaurants throughout Alexandria will offer a $35 prix-fixe three-course dinner or $35 dinner for two. Foodies can savor the flavors of Alexandria’s distinctive collection of eateries, from fine dining to casual neighborhood gems. Alexandria is known for its independently owned and chef-driven restaurants.

For 10 days, including two weekends, diners can treat themselves to the culinary creations of Alexandria’s distinctive collection of eateries, from fine dining to neighborhood gems.

Chef Cathal Armstrong’s newest Alexandria venture, Society Fair, makes its Restaurant Week debut – joining two of his other establishments, The Majestic and Virtue Feed & Grain. Layla’s Lebanese Restaurant is also new to the event. Diners can sample menus by the new executive chef at The Grille at Morrison House and Jackson 20, Brian McPherson.

Restaurant Week menus and online reservations are available on VisitAlexandriaVA.com. Foodies can peruse the list of participants, which includes Washingtonian’s “100 Very Best Restaurants” pick The Majestic plus OpenTable Diners’ Choice Winners La Bergerie, A la Lucia, Tempo, Geranio, and Monroe's - An American Trattoria. Other favorites include Bastille, Cheesetique, Columbia Firehouse, Fontaine Caffe & Creperie, The Warehouse, and Delia’s Mediterranean Grill.

Alexandria is known for its independently owned and chef-driven restaurants. This bi-annual event enables residents and visitors to experience Alexandria’s diversity of restaurant choices and taste the culinary inventiveness of local chefs. The August 2012 event is the third time Alexandria Restaurant Week has been offered in the summer. Alexandria Restaurant Week was launched in 2009 and has been popular with patrons and restaurateurs ever since. The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association coordinates and markets the event, which is free for participating restaurants. In addition to serving as an economic driver for Alexandria restaurants, Alexandria Restaurant Week builds the Alexandria brand as it helps the city to become known as a culinary destination.

Participating Restaurants

$35 Three-Course Prix Fixe Dinner

A la Lucia


Bilbo Baggins

Carlyle Club

Chart House Alexandria

Columbia Firehouse

Delia's Mediterranean Grill

Dutch's Grill

Finn and Porter

Gadsby's Tavern Restaurant



The Grille at Morrison House

Il Porto

Jackson 20

Joe Theismann's Restaurant

La Bergerie

La Tasca

Laporta's Restaurant

Layla's Lebanese Restaurant

Light Horse

The Majestic

Medieval Madness

Mount Vernon Inn

Nina's Dandy

RT's Restaurant

Savio's Restaurant

Society Fair

Tempo Restaurant

Two Nineteen Restaurant

Warehouse Bar & Grill

The Wharf

$35 Dinner for Two

Alley Cat Restaurant

Bugsy's Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar

Chakra Cafe


Dishes of India

Faccia Luna


Fontaine Caffe & Creperie

Hard Times Cafe

King Street Blues

Monroe's - An American Trattoria

Murphy’s Irish Pub


Pizzeria Paradiso

Ramparts Tavern & Grill

RedRocks Pizza Napoletana

Shooter McGees

Southside 815

T.J. Stone's

Thailand On Royal Street

Union Street Public House

Villa di Este

Virtue Feed & Grain


Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

Aug. 17-26, 2012

Neighborhoods throughout Alexandria, including Old Town, Del Ray, and the West End

$35 prix-fixe three-course dinner OR $35 dinner for two

Restaurants, menus, and online reservations at VisitAlexandriaVA.com or call 703-746-3301