Where We’re Dining this Alexandria Restaurant Week

Alexandria Restaurant Week is here again! As diehard fans of our home’s flourishing restaurant scene, we always look forward to Alexandria’s biannual Restaurant Week as a time to try new places and see what old favorites have come up with, too. If you’re new to the area, there is no better opportunity to get acquainted with the city’s culinary scene. If you’ve been here for a while, as The Patterson Group has, Restaurant Week is a chance to try restaurants that have opened up recently; between Live Oak, Hen Quarter, BurgerFi, and Northside 10, there is no shortage of new restaurants to test out this time around.

Restaurant Week is also a chance to sample some experimental plates or check out some menu staples that often get glossed over in favor of more eye-catching fare. Between $35 three-course meals, lunch deals, and $35 dinners for two, these are the restaurants at which you’ll find us until the 26th!

Restaurant Eve: Restaurant Eve is always fantastic, but their Restaurant Week menu offers the best deal in town. Definitely put this at the top of your list.

Vermilion: Like Restaurant Eve, Vermilion is always a treat. Don’t miss the sweet potato velouté, pan roasted salmon, and chocolate Oreo cheesecake.

A La Lucia: While many places offer just a few entrée, appetizer, and dessert options during Restaurant Week, A La Lucia’s menu is extensive, making it very hard to choose. The Black Linguine with shrimp, scallops, and clams is a contented sigh-worthy main course, and the burrata — prepared with beets or tomatoes — and meatball and polenta plates are mouthwatering (albeit filling) appetizers. A La Lucia is located a few blocks from our listings at 314 Third Street and 1117 N. Royal Street, so let us know if you’d like a tour before dinner!

Trademark: This place is extremely popular with people who spend a lot of time living and working in the Carlyle area, and I can see why. With teal walls, yellow and brass accents, and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, Trademark offers a great vibe and an exceptional Restaurant Week menu. The short rib is a little dry, but the IPA marinated pork chop is incredible. Our server told us it is one of those plates that gets overlooked on the regular menu, so Trademark wanted to give it a time to shine during Restaurant Week. Add the drink pairings of beer or wine for just $10 more; the Hot Toddy and Old Fashioned are great, too.

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Born, raised, and bred in Alexandria, VA, Britt Patterson is a true product of the great state of Virginia. Britt attended Waynewood Elementary (Class of ’96), Carl Sandburg Middle School (Class of ’98) , and West Potomac High School (Class of ’02), she then went on to attend Virginia Tech (go Hokies!) where she majored in Business Marketing and Minored in Real Estate. Britt “officially” joined the family business as a licensed Realtor in 2008 after two years of working the political fundraising field and prides herself on her Alexandria real estate knowledge, alongside her integrity, loyalty, and professionalism as an agent and Vice President for the family business.

The Patterson Group is one of the most experienced and trusted real estate teams in the area, serving Alexandria, VA for over thirty years. We offer professional, hardworking, detailed and friendly service and a large network of contacts and resources accrued over our many years in Alexandria real estate. Comprised of seven Alexandria locals, six of whom are licensed realtors and three of whom are accredited staging professionals, The Patterson Group is passionate and knowledgeable about Alexandria, VA and here for all of your Northern VA real estate needs. Allow us to help you find your home here and discover all that the Alexandria lifestyle has to offer.


400 South Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314


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