Elevate your indoor and outdoor dining experience with Greenhouse Bistro. This chic restaurant is more than a farm-to-table concept but more like a garden-to-table concept. The ingredients used at this place are harvested and grown onsite with the stone-oven, chicken kabob pizza and the barramundi among the favorites here. If you’re looking to host an event, the fully private dining room is perfect for any gathering, while the restaurant also provides an international nightlife scene of its own during the weekends.
2070 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, Virginia
703-537-5700 | www.greenhousetysons.com
The main focal point of the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, Härth is a warm and wholesome restaurant serving wood-fired artisan fare accompanied by delectable honey-themed cocktails. The outdoor patio is also the perfect spot for dining and relaxing, whether it’s in the morning, noon, or at night.
7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia
703-847-5000 | https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/hilton-mclean-tysons-corner-MCLMHHH/dining/harth.html
Barrel and Bushel
Barrel and Bushel has an extensive list of craft beers and around 60 handpicked bourbons perfect to balance and complement any dish on house. The indoor-outdoor concept offers a wonderful dining experience while the complex flavors and seasonal ingredients makes this restaurant one of the top places to dine in the Tysons Corner area.
7901 Tysons One Place, Tysons Corner, Virginia
703-848-6340 | www.barrelandbushel.com
L’Auberge Chez Francois
This elegant French-Alsatian restaurant has been family-owned for decades and is considered one of the finest outdoor dining experiences in the city. Tucked away in the countryside, L’Auberge is a treasure in Great Falls with a fantastic wine selection, great service, and wonderful food.
332 Springvale Road, Great Falls, Virginia
703-759-3800 | www.laubergechezfrancois.com
Earls Kitchen + Bar
With a menu inspired by international cuisine settled around a sophisticated setting, Earls in Tysons Corner is an upscale yet causal choice when it comes to al fresco dining. This location is the first Earls in Virginia and is known for its made-from-scratch dishes and excellent service. Happy hour takes place almost everyday while the Chorizo Mussel Pot and the Prawn and Scallop Linguine are notable items on the menu.
7902 Tysons One Place, Tysons Corner, Virginia
703-847-1870 | www.earls.ca
Whether you’re sitting inside or outside you can enjoy a warm and sophisticated atmosphere at Cafe Deluxe. This European-style eatery serves a popular brunch and some great American comfort food. Gluten free options and a wonderful happy hour are available as well.
1800 International Drive, McLean, Virginia
703-761-0600 | www.cafedeluxe.com
A new American bistro in Vienna, Clarity is already a one-of-a-kind dining experience in the area. Inventive seasonal dishes are the mainstay here as the menu literally changes every single day. The fabulous patio area brings in plenty of on-goers but the regulars stay for the consistently good food and the wonderful staff. It’s also one of a few restaurants that offer a cooking class, tasting menus, a bourbon program, and extra space for private dining or parties.
442 Maple Ave E, Vienna, Virginia
703-539-8400 | www.clarityvienna.com
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Cooper’s Hawk is an upscale, Napa-style restaurant chain most notable for their excellent service, good food, and reasonable prices. Their award-winning crafted wine is one of its highlights as is the patio seating and the overall decor. If you’re dining inside or outside make sure to check out some of the fan-favorites like the Soy Ginger Atlantic Salmon or the Country Rigatoni. There’s also a fabulous tasting room and a market onsite.
12130 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, Virginia
703-880-2444 | www.chwinery.com
At Alta Strada you can expect Italian facades, an all-Italian wine list, classic Italian drinks including their signature draft Campari-based cocktails, as well as a traditional Italian menu. Thin crust pizzas and the seafood are some specialties but the bowl of crunchy meatballs with spicy tomato sauce is a must-try.
2911 District Ave, Fairfax, Virginia
703-280-0000 | www.altastradarestaurant.com
Whether you’re dining with the family or going out on the night with a couple of friends, Chima Steakhouse is a viable option in the Tysons Corner area. The gourmet salad bar is all-you-can-eat but Chima Steakhouse is most famous for their endless amount of meat on hand. Halal options are available and happy hour runs seven days a week.
8010 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna, Virginia
703-639-3081 | www.chimasteakhouse.com
Barcelona Wine Bar
Boasting a large menu inspired by the culture of Spain, Barcelona Wine Bar is a rustic, yet elegant restaurant nestled in Reston, Virginia. Much like the other locations, the Reston establishment features small plates presented by chefs with tremendous talents. The award-winning selection of wines is a staple here while clean flavors and seasonal ingredients are always available at Barcelona Wine Bar.
12023 Town Square Street, Reston, Virginia
703-689-0700 | www.barcelonawinebar.com
With consistently good food and service, Coastal Flats is one of the most popular seafood choices in the city of Fairfax. Their 1950’s coastal-Florida inspired establishment gives a fun and energetic vibe perfect for all sorts of guests. This is only evident through their lunch rush. With dishes like the Jambalaya Egg Rolls and the Lobster Bisque, you can bet that reserving a table is your safest bet at this restaurant.
571-522-6300 | 11901 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, Virginia
Dolce Vita Cicchetti Wine Bar
This authentic and unsuspecting wine bar and restaurant is located in Fairfax and offers homemade Italian pasta and oven brick pizza. The outdoor patio seating is a wonderful place to dine during any season while fabulous menu is coupled with an extraordinary list of wines. They are also known for their Cicchetti (small plates) which is perfect for sharing.
10824 Fairfax Boulevard, Fairfax, Virginia
703-385-1530 | www.dolcevitaitaliankitchenandwinebar.com
If you’re looking for some good old comfort food in a relaxed and comfortable setting then Tysons Biergarten is a great destination. This establishment follows a heritage of over 400 years of Bavarian beer with its wide selection of brews, sausages, and oversized pretzels. The enormous outdoor patio is a wonderful hangout spot and there’s always live events and games found here.
8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, Virginia
703-854-1123 | www.tysonsbiergarten.com
The Bonaroti Restaurant is a well-kept secret in the heart of Vienna. This old-school Italian restaurant offers classic dishes as well as handmade pastas and an extensive wine list. The first class service is a standout quality as their staff provides a wealth of knowledge of the menu. Some of the standout dishes include the Scaloppine Milanese and the Agnello Al Barolo (lamb chop grilled and tossed in a red wine sauce).
428 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, Virginia
703-281-7550 | www.bonarotirestaurant.com
This unsuspecting and quaint family-owned Turkish restaurant has been an institution of McLean since 1980. Although offering limited outdoor seating, the patio section is a wonderful spot for the summertime while its interior designs is truly a Turkish delight. Some signature dishes include the Imam Bayildi (an eggplant appetizer) and the Roast Duck Special.
6813 Redmond Drive, McLean, Virginia
703-734-1960 | www.kazanrestaurant.com
Ireland’s Four Provinces
This large Irish pub is a staple in the Falls Church community as it provides outdoor seating, a fantastic bar with a large spirit selection, and a cool weekend brunch scene. The Irish-themed menu offers classics like the beef and Guinness stew and Shepherd’s pie. If you come on certain evenings you can catch a quiz night, live music, and other events.
105 West Broad Street, Falls Church, Virginia
703-534-8999 | www.4psva.com