Suggestions in Lorton, VA area

by pretender414 3 years ago

Hello! We'll be moving to Lorton this summer and are looking for suggestions in the nearby area. I did a search on the board, but most posts are years out of date (and the restaurants are closed). ...

Nanjing Bistro in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 7 years ago

Only open about a month, this may be the only place around to try out Nanjing Cuisine. I was happy to find out that the name was true to the purpose of the restaurant. I will have to explore mo...

Mama Chang in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 2 years ago

Five Chowhounds tried out the wares at this brightly-lit and lightly decorated outpost of the Peter Chang empire dedicated, in part, to Hubei cuisine. We ordered: Scallion bubble pancake ses...

Good food in Fairfax and Washington

by ioana503 3 years ago

Hello all. I will be in Fairfax, VA, for a few days at the beginning of December and I should be able to spend a day in DC too. I don't drive, so I will not be able to go too far our of the way, bu...

Carribean Plate Falls Church

by FoodDude2 3 years ago

Picked up some food to go here. First, the restaurant is very clean and colorful. It was lunch time and a few other patrons were picking up food to go. We ordered the oxtails, shrimp roti, and a...

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot

by wineloverdc 4 years ago

Had no inkling that I would like this place so much. A group of friends saw they had a birthday special and my birthday was in July so our entire group would get all you can eat for $22.99. You h...

Shawarma Express in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 4 years ago

If you like your shawarma or felafel with your choice of a varity of toppings, then Shawarma Express just may be the place for you. And if you like to see a gorgeous looking pile of thick lamb or ...

Marumen in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 5 years ago

Marumen in Fairfax is known mostly as a ramen shop, but they have a few other popular Japanese dishes that don't show up on their online menu, like donburi and fried rice. They also have a nice li...

Thanksgiving take-out NoVA

by merrieg 5 years ago

I'm going to be having surgery next week and will be out just before Thanksgiving. My sister and dad will be traveling down to spend the holiday with me. We won't be up to cooking or dining out. Ca...

Fish & Chips at ABC Canteen, Fairfax

by Steve 5 years ago

Just a quick shout out to the excellent fish and chips at ABC Canteen in Fairfax. Gorgeous job on the frying, not too oily. Just what I am looking for in fish and chips. They also have some real...

Hunan Taste (Fairfax branch)

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by Worldwide Diner 7 years ago

Hunan Taste is trying to bring some upscale Chinese food to NoVA. I think most people will be impressed with the traditional Chinese decor. We ordered 3 Chef's Specials (http://hunantastemd.co...

Bringing a Book to a Restaurant - My Lunch at Bawarchi in Fairfax

by Steve 6 years ago

Thia is an odd, hybrid post about a particular lunch, but globally about the practice of bringing a book to read at the table when going out to eat solo. I've had a lot of positive experiences i...

Fairfax Brew Pub/Craft Beer

by Lenox637 6 years ago

We are traveling down to the DC area and staying in Fairfax at the Marriott Fair Oaks. I was wondering if there was a decent gastro pub that had good craft beer available. The food has to be as goo...

Paradise Biryani Pointe in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 7 years ago

This is a large, sleek place off Jermantown Rd. that tries to look hip yet serve traditional food. All items can be ordered at diferent spice levels, with your choice of vegetable, lamb, goat, chic...

Chuy's Fairfax Tex Mex

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by Worldwide Diner 7 years ago

I know very little about Chuy's other than it's a Texas chain. I went with very little expectation and ordered the baja fish tacos (2 per plate) and a side of 2 ground beef soft tacos. First, the...

Saba, Yemeni Food in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 7 years ago

Eight Chowhounds got together to test out the Yemeni food at this new restaurant in Fairfax. The menu seemed limited. There were three dishes served on a bed of seasoned rice and crisped onio...

Ricos Tacos Moya 2 Fairfax

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by Worldwide Diner 7 years ago

It's been awhile since I've been here. I had a bowl do menudo and 3 tacos - asada, lengua, and al pastor. The lengua was tender and particularly well seasoned. It was as good of a tongue taco as...

Bread - The Real Thing - in Fairfax

by Meg 12 years ago

As a fan of hearty, artisan bread with that hard to find thick, crunchy crust, and an avid supporter of small, local businesses, I have to share. Turns out that there are 3 entrepreneurial young m...

Fairfax (near Chantilly) Recs

by WestsideLisa 7 years ago

My elderly cousin just moved from Queens, NY to Fairfax. Based on her address, it looks like she's off Hwy 50 a little bit west of Chantilly. She moved to be near her grandson and his fiancee, and ...

Fairfax Inn Restaurant - Filipino Breakfast

by MarietteB 13 years ago

Has anyone eaten here? My husband just drove by and saw a sign saying "now serving Filipino food". I googled it and found a yelp posting saying that the filipino breakfast was great and that there ...