Falls Church Restaurant Week 2018

The News-Press is proud to present the 6th Annual Falls Church Restaurant Week! This year’s culinary celebration features an exciting selection of restaurants from in and around The Little City serving up special lunch and dinner dining deals all week long starting Monday, March 19 and running through Sunday, March 25. All participating restaurants and their dining specials are listed below.

Argia’s Restaurant

124 N Washington Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Prix Fixe for $35.18
Appetizer (choose one):
• Garlic and herb stuffed portobello mushroom with oven dried tomatoes and whipped goat cheese
• Arancine di Saltimbocca (Rice croquettes filled with Prosciutto, sage and Fontina cheese
• Calamari with spicy marinara
Entrée (choose one):
• Chicken Scallopini with sun dried Picatta butter with house made angel hair pasta
• Mushroom Trio Risotto (Creamy Arborio rice topped with truffle scented funghi mista, julienne spinach and crumbled goat cheese
• Steak Pizziola (Grilled Angus sirloin simmered with slow cooked peppers, mushrooms, onions , red wine and tomatoes, topped with gorgonzola bread crumbs and served with garlic whipped potatoes
Dessert (choose one):
• Tiramisu
• Cannoli
• Chocolate Volcano

Art’s Tavern

2190 Pimmit Drive, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

2-course meal for $18.95
Blackened Shrimp or Tilapia Tacos topped with homemade Asian slaw, pico de gallo, cilantro aioli, served with rice plus your choice of dessert

3-course meal for $10.95
Chili Mac served over spaghetti topped with cheese and onion, includes salad and your choice of dessert

75¢ wings (choice of buffalo, honey mustard, barbeque or parmesan) all day before 7 p.m.


BB.Q Chicken

7115 Leesburg Pike #107, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

$35 Meal for Two
• 2 Appetizers (choice of Takoyaki, Shrimp Shumai and Edamame)
• 10 piece boneless or bone-in chicken (your choice of flavor)
• 1 Korean main dish
• 1 dessert to share


Cafe Kindred

450 N. Washington Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Dinner for $20
• Kale and white bean soup with parmesan crisp

Entree (choice of):
• French dip with fries or
• Mushroom curry veggie burger with fries

• Tiramisu with Vigilante espresso syrup


Clare & Don’s Beach Shack

130 N. Washington Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

4-Course Meal for $29
• Chilled crab claws

• House chopped salad

• Crab-stuffed, pan-seared grouper with mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce

• Key lime pie

La Cote d’Or Cafe

6876 Lee Highway, Arlington


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Lunch for $22
1st Course (choose one):
• Onion soup with toasted baguettes and Swiss cheese gratinee
• Potage Bourguignon: potato, leek, carrot, celery, cabbage
• Homemade pâte, cornichons, pearl onion, celery remoulade
• Fresh beet salad, oranges, mesclun, onion, vinaigrette
• Boston lettuce, mesclun, Belgium endive with French vinaigrette
• Caesar salad, anchovy dressing, croutons and parmesan cheese

Main Course (choose one):
• Salad Benjamin: mesclun, apple, cranberry, walnut, smoked Gouda cheese
• Salad Niçoise classic
• Smoked salmon, avocado, asparagus, corn, mango salad
• Omelet (choice of 3): Ham, Swiss cheese, mushroom, onion, tomato, bacon. Served with choice of French fries or salad
• Quiche Lorraine served with choice of French fries or salad
• Crab quiche served with choice of French fries or salad
• Quiche of the Day served with choice of French fries or salad
• Croque Monsieur: grilled ham, béchamel and Swiss cheese on white toast. served with choice of French fries or salad
• Seafood crêpes in champagne cream sauce
• Trout sautéed with toasted almond
• Tilapia filet sautéed with white wine cream sauce
• Coq au vin
• Pork loin, Basquaise sauce

Dessert (choose one):
• Crème caramel
• Crêpes with chocolate sauce
• Apple tart
• Ice cream / sorbet of the day
• Bread pudding with vanilla sauce
• Floating island with caramel, toasted almond, vanilla sauce

3-Course Dinner for $35
Hors-d’oeuvre – Appetizers (choose one):
• Onion soup with toasted baguettes and Swiss cheese gratinée
• Potage Bourguignon; potato, leek, carrot, celery, cabbage
• Frog legs sautéed with garlic in a parsley butter sauce
• Burgundy Escargots parsley, garlic butter, puffed pastry dough
• Homemade Pâte, cornichons, pearl onion, balsamic onion compote
• Boston lettuce, mesclun, Belgium endive, tomato, carrot, and cucumber
• Caesar salad anchovy dressing, croutons, and parmesan cheese
• Smoked salmon, avocado salad, asparagus, corn, mango salad, basil
• Avocado, baby shrimp, Russian dressing, mesclun salad, boiled egg, tomato
• Cheeses platter, apple champagne jam, peach & tomato compote, pickled cantaloupe, walnut and raisin
• Fresh beet salad, roasted goat cheese, oranges, mesclun, onion

Plat de résistance – Main course (choose one):
• PEI Mussels Marinière, white wine cream sauce, French fries
• Rainbow trout sautéed with toasted almond butter sauce
• Seafood crêpes, shrimp, mussels, bay scallops, mushroom, cream sauce
• Codfish, shiitake mushroom, Chickpea crêpe, 4 grilled vegetables
• Bouillabaisse; Fish, seafood, saffron broth, croûtons, rouille, parmesan
• Salmon filet, tomato white wine basil sauce
• Chickpea crêpe (gluten free), 4 grilled vegetables, mushroom, onion confit
• Homemade Gnocchi, mushroom, tomato, parmesan cheese, cream sauce
• Beef Bavette steak with black peppercorn cream sauce, French fries
• Calf liver lyonnaise with onion, red wine vinegar, demi-glace
• Coq au vin, potato, bacon, pearl onions, mushroom
• Beef Burgundy, bacon, pearl onions, mushroom, gnocchi
• Steak tartar served with French fries or mixed green salad
• Pork loin, Basquaise sauce

Dessert (choose one):
• Crème caramel
• Apple tart
• Ice cream/sorbet of the day
• Bread pudding, cinnamon, peach, walnut vanilla sauce
• Floating island with caramel, toasted almond, vanilla sauce
• Chocolate mousse with red coulis

Dinner items also available a la carte


Dogwood Tavern

132 West Broad Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Meal for $25
1st Course:
• Starter Salad: shaved Brussels hearts and crispy leaves, goat cheese, Granny Smith apples, dried cranberries, toasted almonds and maple cider vinaigrette

2nd Course:
• Meatballs and Parmesan Polenta: house made beef and pork meatballs, spicy-braised kale, marinara, creamy parmesan polenta with basil pesto

3rd Course:
• Chocolate Nutella Souffles: warm chocolate and Nutella souffle with vanilla ice cream


Falls Church Distillers

442 S. Washington Street, Ste A, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Meal for $19.33
• Pick any antipasta (starter), piatti principali (main dish) and dolce (dessert)
• Add one of a selection of bottled wine for $18 or $21
(Guess the theme of the Restaurant Week pricing and enjoy a complimentary 0.5 oz. spirit tasting of your selection)

Hot N Juicy Crawfish

116 West Broad Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

Seafood Feast for $55
includes fried calamari, 1 lb. crawfish, 1/2 lb. shrimp, 1/2 lb. green mussels, 1/2 lb. black mussels, 2 corns, 2 potatoes, 12 Andouille sausages, cajun or regular fries, fried brownie dessert, 2 sodas

Lobster Lovers for $100
includes 2 lobsters, 1 lb. crawfish, 2 corns, 2 potatoes, cajun or regular fries


Idylwood Grill & Wine Bar

2190 Pimmit Drive, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Lunch for $20.18
3-Course Dinner for $35.18
Choose any one appetizer, one entree and one dessert from regular lunch or dinner menu

Ireland’s Four Provinces

105 West Broad St., Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Dinner for $24.99

1st Course:
• House salad or cup of potato leek soup

2nd Course:
• 8 oz. top sirloin steak with Jameson Irish Whiskey peppercorn sauce, champ potatoes and market vegetables

3rd Course:
• Homemade bread pudding with vanilla bean sauce


Lazy Mike’s Delicatessen

7049 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Meal for $16

1st Course:
• Matzah ball soup

2nd Course:
• Open faced turkey with mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce

3rd Course:
• One scoop hot fudge sundae


Liberty Barbecue

370 W. Broad Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

$10 Fried Chicken Dinner
includes 1/2 fried chicken (4 pieces), coleslaw, hot honey and 1 side. Dine-in only.


Mad Fox Brewing Company

444 West Broad Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

2-Course Lunch for $20
Choice of handheld or salad or entree, plus dessert

3-Course Dinner for $32
Choice of one sociable, one entree and one dessert



114 E. Fairfax Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

4-Course Dinner for $34.18
Choice of one salad, one appetizer, one entree and one dessert (excludes lamb chops)

Plaka Grill

513 West Broad Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

(11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday-Friday):
Buy one entree, get one 1/2 off
(dine-in only)

3-Course Dinner for Two with Wine for $55
(5 p.m.–close, Monday-Sunday):
1 dip appetizer, 2 entrees, 2 desserts and a bottle of Elios red or white wine
(take out or dine-in)

Vegetarian stuffed pepper special (Thursday-Friday), Lamb Bowl special (Saturday-Sunday)


Present Restaurant

6678 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

3-Course Dinner for $30

Starter (choose one):
• Red Sea calamari: Slices of center cut calamari with Chef’s special seasoning with salt, blackpepper served on top of fresh lettuce with sweet onions
• Silken Shawl Imperial Autumn Roll: Hand-made rice thread wrapper filled with marinated prawn, pork slowly fried until crispy served with fish sauce
• Gi HẢI SẢN TRÁI THƠM – Treasure from the Sea: Salad made with fresh pineapple, julienned carrots, sweet onions, lemongrass, fried garlic, peanuts, shrimp, and ivory calamari on a bed of half-cut pineapple
• Lotus Flower Garden: Lotus stalks salad with pork and shrimp tossed in vinaigrette dressing with peanuts
• Jewel-Green Papaya: Green papaya salad, topped with beef and liver jerky, peanuts served with special sauce

Main Course (choose one):
• Wicked Wishes: Soft shell crab (2) with Chef’s special lemon sauce
• Duck in Tamarind Basket: Roasted duck until crispy then topped with Chef’s special tamarind sauce
• Gregarious Lemongrass Chicken: White meat chicken sautéed with lemongrass, garlic onion and spicy chili.
• Shrimp in the Fresh Ocean: Jumbo salted prawns sautéed with salt and black pepper on a pineapple bed.
• Cow on the Open Field: Marinated beef tenderloin tips shaken in high flames on top of fresh lettuce and sliced onion
• Mosaic Pathway: Chef’s signature jumbo lump crabmeat and cellophane noodle sautéed with fresh vegetable

Dessert (choose one):
• Banana fritters with coconut cream sauce
• Chocolate molten with vanilla ice cream


Sfizi Cafe

800 West Broad Street, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

20% Off Lunch

Taco Bamba

2190 Pimmit Drive Ste. G, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

Three Traditional Tacos and Mexican Street Corn for $10



310 S. Washington Street Ste. B, Falls Church


Restaurant Week Special

Lunch Special for $18

Miso Soup (choose one):
• Wakame & Tofu
• Mushrooms

Green Salad with ginger dressing

Appetizer Sampler (choose one:
• Tempura assortment
• Aji Furai (deep fried horse mackerel)
• Kaki Furai (deep fried oysters)

• Nigiri sushi: walu, salmon, yellowtail, shrimp
• Maki sushi: spicy tuna and crunchy shrimp

Dessert (choose one):
• Ginger ice cream
• Green tea ice cream