Restaurants

Top Choice American in Middleburg

Red Fox Tavern

Hallmarks here are the elegant surrounds and delicious dishes created using top-quality local produce. Take a seat by the fireplace of this antique-festooned 1728 inn and feast on perfectly cooked steaks, hickory-bo…
Top Choice International in Northern Virginia

Field & Main

Star and Neal Wavra's elegant eatery occupies a building that has functioned as a restaurant for two centuries. This is one of the best places to eat in Northern Virginia, offering delicious modern American dishes w…
Breakfast in Alexandria

Stomping Ground

Did somebody say biscuit? Oh yes they did. And make that a scratch-made buttermilk biscuit piled with fillings of your choice (Benton's bacon, eggs, veggie frittata, avocado and many more) and with gouda grits on th…
Pub Food in Alexandria

Eamonn’s Dublin Chipper

You’ll find no better execution of the fish-and-chips genre than at this classic Irish-style chipper. How authentic is it? Well, it imports Batchelor's baked beans from Ireland, but it also serves deep-fried Mars Ba…
Californian in Alexandria

Sonoma Cellars

Drinking California wines (particularly those from Napa and Sonoma) is de rigueur at this West Coast outpost. Duck in for a glass of chardonnay and a cheese and charcuterie plate ($18 to $22), or settle in for the e…
Cafe in Loudoun County

Stoneybrook Farm Market

A popular pitstop when touring the Loudoun Heights vineyards, this farm cafe in the historic village of Hillsboro serves egg dishes, soups, sandwiches, cakes and cookies. Freshly squeezed juices are excellent accomp…
International in Alexandria

Brabo Tasting Room

The inviting and sunlit Brabo Tasting Room serves its signature mussels, tasty wood-fired tarts and gourmet sandwiches with a good beer and wine selection. In the morning, stop by for brioche French toast and Bloody…
French in Fredericksburg

Confident Rabbit

Classic French bistro cuisine and a raw bar where fresh Chesapeake Bay oysters are shucked are the draws at this modern and extremely stylish eatery in downtown Fredericksburg. Grab a bar stool or banquette and feas…
Vegetarian in Fredericksburg

Legume Kitchen and Bar

The dishes aren't solely vegetarian at this modern bistro on the main entertainment drag, but there are loads of options to make vegetarians, vegans and gluten-free diners happy. Choose from an array of curries, pas…
Modern American in Alexandria

Del Ray Cafe

In a beautifully restored two-story 1925 house, this family-friendly cafe serves up excellent French and American cooking. The owner, who hails from Alsace, sources from local farms to create a tempting menu of old-…