Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week July 22, 2014

Claire Mouledoux or 703-652-5367

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week
August 15-24, 2014

60+ Restaurants; New Menus and Participants

Alexandria, VA-Alexandria's much-anticipated Summer Restaurant Week will return for ten days and two weekends from August 15-24, 2014, offering $35 three-course meals or $35 dinners for two. Seasoning this year's line-up of more than 60 restaurants are six first-time participants including Vermilion, famous for serving President Obama and the First Lady, BRABO by acclaimed chef Robert Wiedmaier, Waterfront Market, offering riverside dining, Evening Star Café and the new Kaizen Tavern in Del Ray, and Artfully Chocolate Bistro & Wine Bar in Carlyle.

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week showcases the inventiveness of local chefs in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle and the West End, at fine dining establishments and casual neighborhood favorites, highlighting the city's always-bustling culinary scene.

Menu flip-book and reservations at

• First-time participants include Vermilion, BRABO, Evening Star Café, Waterfront Market, Kaizen Tavern and Artfully Chocolate Bistro & Wine Bar
• Special $35 dinners for four at Hard Times Café and Foster's Grille
• Vegan menu by Teaism Old Town with cold, hot and sweet courses
• Five vegan options at GRAPE + BEAN
• New Mexican menu at Waterfront Market
• New French, bistro-style menu at Artfully Chocolate Bistro & Wine Bar in Carlyle

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

WHAT: Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

WHEN: 10 Days - August 15-24, 2014

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

HOW: $35 three-course dinner OR $35 dinner for two (menu options vary by location)

INFO:; 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.

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