Arlington’s Inaugural Restaurant Week Runs Oct. 21-28

More than two dozen local kitchens will offer special menus and discounts. Here's the dish on what to eat.

Salmon with quinoa and caper salsa (Photo by Beth Kennedy)


Owner Javier Candon says SER’s three-course Restaurant Week menu (lunch $25; dinner $35) brings “a really representative sampling of some of our most favorite dishes from Spain.” Guests will find Huevos rotos con chorizo y patatas—a mix of egg, chorizo, potatoes and bell peppers—on the appetizer list, and a twist on the Spanish staple flan (a chocolate version with whipped cream and crushed pistachios).  // 1110 N. Glebe Road, Arlington (Ballston)

Fireworks roll (Photo courtesy of Sushi-Zen)


Now celebrating 22 years in business, Sushi-Zen aims to be “Arlington’s favorite neighborhood gathering place,” says co-owner Rosie Gordon. During Restaurant Week, diners can enjoy a three-course meal ($29.95) that starts with miso soup and a garden salad, followed by an appetizer (choice of shrimp, vegetable tempura, seaweed salad or edamame). Finish off the meal with a chef special roll and signature roll. // 2457 N. Harrison St., Arlington (Lee Highway)

Photo courtesy of Wilson Hardware

Wilson Hardware

Built on the site of a former hardware store in Clarendon, Wilson Hardware sorts its American fare into aptly named menu sections: “Nuts and Bolts,” “Hand Tools” and “Power Tools.” Dishes on its three-course Restaurant Week menu ($34)  include apps such as crispy calamari and roasted Brussels sprouts; and mains such as salmon, steak frites or stuffed chicken. On the dessert front, orange sorbet, chocolate hazelnut cake and Italian ice cream cake (Tartufo) keep things sweet. // 2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington (Clarendon)

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