Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week August 21-30, 2015 August 6, 2015

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week
August 21-30, 2015

60+ Restaurants; New Participants and Lunch Deals



Alexandria, VA—For 10 days and two weekends, more than 60 Alexandria restaurants offer a $35 three-course dinner OR a $35 dinner for two during Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week, August 21-30, 2015. More than two dozen restaurants are also offering lunch deals at $10, $15 or $20 per person in addition to the dinner specials.

New Restaurant Week participants include Alexandria newcomer Blackwall Hitch, serving up fresh coastal fare and live music at the waterfront, alongside Hunting Creek Steak, Bistrot Royal and Mediterranean eatery Bistro du Soleil as well as wine tasting room and bistro Sonoma Cellar, opening just in time for Restaurant Week. 

This year, foodies will also find three-course lunches rivaling dinner menus with creative and elegant courses at some of Alexandria’s most lauded eateries including Vermilion, Jackson 20, Bastille, a la Lucia, Tempo and more.

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week showcases the inventiveness of local chefs in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray and the West End. At a range of locales, from fine dining establishments to casual neighborhood favorites, guests will savor the flavors of Alexandria's distinctive collection of eateries.

Menu flip-book and reservations at www.AlexandriaRestaurantWeek.com

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY:

  • New-to-Alexandria waterfront hotspot Blackwall Hitch and soon-to-open Sonoma Cellar join Restaurant Week
  • First-time Restaurant Week participants include Hunting Creek Steak, Bistrot Royal and Bistro du Soleil
  • Three-course lunches are on the menu at Jackson 20, Bastille, Vermilion, a la Lucia, Hunting Creek Steak, Tempo, Geranio, Columbia Firehouse, Mount Vernon Inn, Laporta’s, Bistrot Royal and Chart House
  • New three-course brunch menu at Columbia Firehouse includes choice of country ham quiche, Belgian waffle, or BBQ pulled pork
  • Decadent dessert options include pineapple bread pudding with brandy crème anglaise at 219 Restaurant, green tea panna cotta at Indigo Landing, and bourbon-soaked peach cake at Vermilion
  • Drink specials are on tap at Fontaine Caffe and Creperie, Casa Felipe, La Tasca, Tempo Restaurant, Ted’s Montana Grill and King Street Blues

This annual event spans two weekends, making it an extraordinary time to transform Restaurant Week into a delicious Restaurant Weekend with special rates at luxurious hotels just steps from eateries. To find great summer rates, go to www.VisitAlexandriaVA.com/Hotels

     WHAT:      Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

     WHEN:     10 Days – August 21-30, 2015

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

      HOW:        $35 three-course dinner OR $35 dinner for two; select locations offering lunch from $10-20/person

      INFO:         www.AlexandriaRestaurantWeek.com; 703-746-3301
 

About Alexandria Restaurant Week
Alexandria Restaurant Week was launched in 2009 by Visit Alexandria and has since been a favorite amongst patrons and restaurateurs, occurring biannually in the winter and summer. Visit Alexandria 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 bolsters the city’s reputation as an extraordinary culinary destination, popular amongst presidents and well-versed foodies. VisitAlexandriaVA.com.

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