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  • Dine Around the Town

    by Casey | Posted on January 11th, 2013

    Celebrate some of Virginia’s best chefs when you partake of their special “restaurant week” offerings.

    Catch 31

    Catch 31 is a participating restaurant for Virginia Beach Restaurant Week.

    January 13-19: Blacksburg Restaurant Week highlights all of the diverse cuisine this college town has to offer. Expect to find great dining deals rather than flat rates.

    January 13-20: Virginia Beach Restaurant Week yields the fresh seafood one would expect to find along the coast, but with 60+ participating restaurants, there’s something on the menu for everyone. Two-course lunches available for $10 or three-course dinners available at $20 or $30.

    January 18-27: Alexandria’s Restaurant Week has a presidential flare this year as its right in the mix of President Obama’s Inauguration (January 21). More than 50 dining establishments will be offering three-course dinners for $35 or a dinner for two for the same price.

    January 18-28: Old Town Fredericksburg Restaurant Week highlights a wide range of wonderful dining experiences. Two-course lunches are $10.13 and three-course dinners are $20.13.

    January 20-27: Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week makes a promise to those who are hungry – “There’s an app, entree and dessert for that.” Select restaurants are offering a two-course lunch for $10 while more establishments have three-course dinners for $20 or $30.

    January 21-26: Downtown Roanoke Restaurant Week boasts $10 lunches and $20 or $30 three-course dinners. Choose from comfortable familiars to fine dining, adventurous eclectic and authentic ethnic.

    January 28 – February 3: Charlottesville Restaurant Week, take one! The January and July editions of this popular dining event showcase three-course dinners at the finest restaurants for $26. Go ahead and jot down July 8-14for take two.

    Boar's Head Inn

    Boar's Head Inn is a participating restaurant for Charlottesville Restaurant Week.

    February 4-10: Northern Virginia/DC Restaurant Week gathers the best establishments from Alexandria, Arlington, Clifton, Fairfax, Falls Church, McLean, Reston and Vienna for a gourmet dine-around. Lunches are $20.13 and dinners are $35.13.

    March 2-9: Downtown Hampton and Coliseum Central Restaurant Week delivers when “Good Taste Matters.” Two-course lunches for $10 and three-course dinners for $20 or $30 in a variety of restaurants between Downtown Hampton and Coliseum Central/Peninsula Town Center districts. Spread out and eat well!

    March 16-23: Suffolk Restaurant Week lets you choose your price point – deluxe or premier. Deluxe lunch and dinner are $10 and $20, respectively. Premier lunch and dinner run $15 and $30, respectively. The participants and menus are still being worked out, but you’re promised a savory blend of the city’s signature flavors. Don’t miss it!

     

     

    Additionally …

    Mark your calendar for these dining events now so you won’t miss out, plus keep an eye out for those that are annual favorites but the dates have yet to be announced.

    June 22-29: Lynchburg Restaurant Week is a cultural event spotlighting the city’s independent restauranteurs. Watch for special deals and prix-fixe menus.

    October 14-20: Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week promises three-course dinners for $25 at some of Culpeper’s best eateries.

    April and October: Richmond Restaurant Week

     

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