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Clarity a fun, buzzing restaurant that serves mouthwatering meals like beer carpaccio, roasted chicken and soft shell crab. They have an open kitchen and watching the chefs cook is almost as fun as enjoying the meal!
442 Maple Avenue E, Vienna VA 22180
2. Mykonos Grill
Mykonos is a tiny but lovable Greek restaurant in Maryland. Enjoy traditional Greek dishes that are bursting with flavor! It’s a hidden gem of a place but it might be one of the best Greek restaurants in the DMV area!
121 Congressional Ln Rockville, MD 20852
3. 2941 Restaurant
2941 is one of the prettiest restaurants in the entire area. Outside the restaurant, there is a beautiful waterfall, koi fish pond and greenery. Inside, the food is just as good as the view! The menu changes seasonally so be sure to stop in throughout the year!
2941 Fairview Park Dr Falls Church, VA 22042
4. All Set Restaurant & Bar
All Set Restaurant & Bar serves meals inspired by New England specialties. Between the charming blue and white decor and the fantastic seafood on the menu, you just might imagine that you are on a Maine coast instead of suburban Maryland.
8630 Fenton St Silver Spring, MD 20910
5. Bazin’s on Church
Bazin’s is a cozy neighborhood bistro serving contemporary twist on classic American dishes in a rustic brick building. They also have over 400 wines and is a perfect date night destination 30 minutes out of DC.
111 Church St NW Vienna, VA 22180
6. Duck Duck Goose
Duck Duck Goose is a French themed restaurant with a menu full of small plates and delicious French cuisine in Bethesda. Their duck is one of the best dishes, as well as, the squid ink spaghetti and cauliflower steak.
7929 Norfolk Ave Bethesda, MD 20814
7. Restaurant Eve
Restaurant Eve is a locals favorite in Alexandria. Set inside of a charming brick building, you’ll find new American meals cooked with the freshest ingredients. They source ingredients from local farms in the surrounding Virginia area and grow herbs and fruits in their on garden.
110 S Pitt St Alexandria, VA 22314
8. Tuscarora Mill
Out in the countryside of Leesburg, VA, Tuscarora Mill Restaurant offers something for everyone. It’s known by the locals as Tuskie’s, Tuscarora Mill was once a grain mill in 1899. You can enjoy hearty, filling favorite like grilled flank steak, fried green tomatoes and everyone’s favorite, the "Barn Yard" sandwich.
203 Harrison St Leesburg, VA 20175
9. La Brasa Latin Cuisine
La Brasa is a casual relaxed restaurant in Rockville. They are known for their delicious Latin meals such as Peruvian chicken, Carne Asada and pupusas. Don’t skip out on this delicious hidden gem!
12401 Parklawn Dr Rockville, MD 20852
10. Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana
You can never go wrong with a delicious pizza meal and Inferno is the place to fill those pizza cravings. You can enjoy authentic wood fired Naples pizza in a comfortable and relaxed ambiance.
12207 Darnestown Rd Gaithersburg, MD 20878
11. Afghan Bistro
Afghan Bistro does not look like much from the outside but they the best Afghan food in the entire area. This family owned restaurant is based in Springfield Virginia and the food on their menu is based on family recipes.
8081-D Alban Rd Springfield, VA 22150