Restaurants in Virginia

$14 for $20 Worth of Deli and Breakfast Food at Captain's Galley in Norfolk

Captain's Galley

Captain's Galley

Waterside eatery accessible by foot, car, or boat whips up made-to-order deli and breakfast sandwiches amid views of Vinings Landing Marina

$20 $14

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$15 for $30 Worth of Sushi at Yu-Mi Sushi Bar and Grill

Yu-Mi Sushi Bar and Grill

Greenbrier East

Specialty rolls include the Sunshine with fried shrimp and lobster salad in a yellow soybean wrap, and the Spicy City with conch

$30 $15

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Bolivian Cuisine During Lunch or Dinner at Sibarita Restaurant (Up to 43% Off)

Sibarita Restaurant

Lyon Park

Marinated steaks, grilled lamb, fried chicken, and other authenthic Bolivian dishes served in a bright, welcoming setting

$30 $17

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American Food at Weezie’s Kitchen (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Weezie's Kitchen

Carytown

Meatloaf, crab cakes, steak dinners, and other American comfort food

$20 $12

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Seafood Dinner for Two or Four at Finn McCool's Fish House (Up to 48% Off)

Finn McCool's Fish House

Bland

Casual neighborhood restaurant serving fresh affordable seafood with a refreshing experience

$50 $26

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$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Burgers and Shakes at Z-Burger. Six Locations Available.

Z-Burger

Multiple Locations

Burgers with a choice of 20+ toppings and milkshakes in 75 flavors

$10 $6

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Southern Fried Chicken and Seafood at Chuck's Famous Chicken & Seafood (Up to Half Off). Four Options Available.

Chuck's Famous Chicken & Seafood

Hampton Roads Center

Fried chicken, fried shrimp, fried fish, hush puppies, and other home-cooked Southern and soul-food dishes

$10 $5

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$11 for $20 Worth of Mediterranean Dinner for Two at Double Apple

Double Apple

Roanoke

The eatery offers Mediterranean dishes made with homemade spices and special seasonings from the middle east

$20 $11

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$30 for $60 Worth of Neo-Southern Food at Stove, the restaurant

Stove, the restaurant

Portsmouth

An ever-changing menu of neo-southern food made with locally sourced ingredients at a restaurant celebrating seven years in business

$60 $30

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High Tea for Two or Four at Stillwater House Tea Room (Up to 55% Off)

Stillwater House Tea Room

Suffolk

Enjoy finger sandwiches, sweets, and your own pot of tea during an elegant high tea service

$50 $27

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$15 for $30 Worth of Contemporary Southern Fare at Jimmy’s on the James in Lynchburg

Jimmy's On the James

Lynchburg

Pork loin atop potato gratin, pasta jambalaya with andouille sausage, and deep-fried Oreos with crème anglaise served to live jazz music

$30 $15

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Sushi and Japanese Food at Lime Maki House (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Lime Maki House

Centreville

Fill up on delicate sushi and sashimi or choose a hot meal such as Korean spicy pork

$20 $11

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Indian Cuisine and Drinks at Mayuri Indian Cuisine (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Mayuri Indian Cuisine

Reston

Northern and southern Indian cuisine, including fish kebabs barbecued in the tandoor oven, a variety of dosas, and curries with fresh spices

$30 $15

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Pool plus Burgers and Fries for 2, 4, or Up to 10 People at Gold Crown Billiards (Up to 53% Off)

Gold Crown Billiards

Harrisonburg

Friends play a few rounds of pool before celebrating their victories with burgers, fries, and sodas

$31.75 $15

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$29 for Indian Dinner for Two Including One Appetizer, Two Entrees and Two Desserts at Cafe Taj (Up to 49% Off)

Cafe Taj

McLean

Traditional tandoori dishes and curries served at Indian eatery with fountain and Romanesque columns

$58.43 $29.99

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$17 for $30 Worth of Local Cuisine and Seafood at The V Eatery & Brew House

The V Eatery & Brewhouse

Ashburn

With ingredients and beverages sourced from local farms and breweries, chefs craft butternut risotto and herb roasted chicken

$30 $17

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$11 for $20 Worth of Coffee and Cafe Fare at Land of A Thousand Hills Coffee Company- Daleville Shop ($20 Value)

Land of A Thousand Hills Coffee Company

Daleville

Fresh-brewed soups and baked goods pair with fair trade coffees sourced from Ethiopia and Rwanda

$5 $2

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Mexican Cuisine at El Rodeo Mexican Bar & Grill (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

El Rodeo Mexican Bar & Grill

Blacksburg

Eatery creates Mexican dishes such as shrimp tacos, wild mushroom quesadillas, fajita burritos with steak or chicken, and carne asada

$20 $9.50

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Korean Meal with Salads and Family-Style Dumplings and Chicken for Two or Four at Red Holic (Up to 47% Off)

Red Holic

Annandale

Korean-style fried chicken or marinated sweet-and-sour or soy-sauce chicken complements steamed or fried beef, pork, or veggie dumplings

$66 $35

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$8 for $15 Worth of Pub Food at Mackey's American Pub

Mackey's American Pub

Mackey's American Pub

Casual American sports bar serves hand-cut steaks, crab soup, and reubens amid televisions and first-floor smoking room

$15 $8

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Italian Food for Dine-In or Takeout from Pasta House (40% Off)

Pasta House

Mechanicsville

Classic Italian cuisine includes lasagna romana with housemade noodles, shrimp stuffed with crab meat, and cannoli and tiramisu for dessert

$20 $12

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Upscale American Cuisine for Two or Four at The Bistro at Market and Grove (50% Off)

The Bistro at Market and Grove

Petersburg

European and Southern-influenced dishes such as beef medallions, chicken and crab pasta, and chicken with prosciutto

$30 $15

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Ethiopian Food for Two or Four at Merkamo Ethiopian Bistro (Half Off)

Merkamo Ethiopian Bistro

Springfield

Vegetarian and nonvegetarian Ethiopian meals include beef over collard greens, lamb strips with jalapeños, and spicy bean shiro wet

$20 $10

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$22 for $40 Worth of Sushi and Hibachi Cuisine at Otani Japanese Steak & Seafood

Otani Japanese Steak & Seafood

Multiple Locations

Fresh seafood rolled in creative signature sushi rolls, and fire-kissed steak from the hibachi grill

$40 $22

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Cajun Food for Dinner, Lunch, or Takeout at The Cajun Experience (Up to 50% Off)

The Cajun Experience

Winchester

Bite into Cajun favorites, such as crispy fried catfish, crawfish imported from Louisiana, fresh oysters on the half shell, and beignets

$50 $29

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Family-Style Lunch or Dinner for Two or Four at Salem House Restaurant (Up to 57% Off)

Salem House Restaurant

Salem

Family-style eatery offers home-cooked cuisine such as sandwiches, salads, mashed potatoes, meat loaf, and more

$14 $6

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Two Large Three-Topping Pizzas at Extreme Pizza (Up to 38% Off)

Extreme Pizza

Short Pump

Chefs pile vegan friendly crusts with more than 44 premium toppings, including pesto, portuguese linguiça, ginger-peanut sauce, and hummus

$35.60 $22

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Indian Cuisine for Two on Sunday-Thursday or Friday–Saturday at Taj Indian Cuisine (Up to 48% Off)

Taj

Fredericksburg

A Punjabi chef creates tandoori specialties with a menu that includes kebabs marinated overnight and 16 types of bread

$25 $13

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Indian Dinner for Two, or Carry-Out at SupperClub of India (Up to 50% Off)

SupperClub of India

Herndon

Authentic Indian cuisine such as pickled boneless chicken, jumbo prawns marinated in mint and spices, and mango lassis

$30 $15

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$13 for $25 Worth of South American Fare at Don Churro Café in Chantilly

Don Churro Café

Chantilly

Wide range of South American dishes with recipes from Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, and Spain

$25 $13

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$22 for $40 Worth of Bistro Cuisine and Nonalcoholic Beverages at The Wine House

The Wine House

Fairfax

Bistro dining inside a wine boutique, with over 500 wines to pair with French & Californian fare prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients

$40 $22

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Seafood Dinner for Two or Four at Crab Creek Seafood (Up to 63% Off)

Crab Creek Seafood

Christiansburg

Shrimp and grits with andouille sausage, hand-battered coconut shrimp, and sautéed blue crab in garlic, among other seafood specialities

$25 $10

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Steaks, Seafood, and American Food For Two at Howlett's restaurant and tavern (Up to 50% Off) 

Howlett's restaurant & tavern

Chester

Hand-cut steaks, juicy ribs, and fresh seafood dishes star on a menu of hearty homestyle classics

$14 $7

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Indian Cuisine at Aroma Indian Cuisine (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Aroma Indian Cuisine

Lorton

Traditional tandoori lamb or chicken entrees and a variety of vegetarian dishes ranging from saag paneer to channa masala

$30 $18

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Hibachi Dinner Cuisine and Sushi for Two or Four at Kabuto Japanese House of Steaks (Up to 53% Off)

Kabuto Japanese House of Steaks

West End

Hibachi dinners and sizzling combinations cooked before diners’ eyes plus fresh maki rolls and nigiri

$40 $20

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Chinese Cuisine for Two or Four at Inter China Restaurants (Up to 57% Off)

Inter China Restaurants

Midlothian

Traditional favorites like egg rolls, mu shu pork, and Peking duck served in classic dining room

$20 $10

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Pizza, Pasta, and Drinks at Joe’s Place in Vienna (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Joe's Place Pizza & Pasta

Vienna

Chefs bake crispy thin-crust pizzas & deep-dish Sicilian-style pies, adorning them with fresh seafood, mozzarella & basil

$20 $12

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$10 for 2 Groupons, Each for $13 Worth of Country-Style Food at Aunt Sarah's Restaurant ($26 Total Value)

Aunt Sarah's Restaurant

Glen Allen

Chicken and waffles, three-egg omelets, half- and third-pound burgers, fried chicken, and country-fried steaks

$13 $5

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Italian-American Food for Lunch or Dinner at Vic's Family Restaurant (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Vic's Family Restaurant

Clifton Forge

Menu combines Italian, southern, and American foods such as broasted-chicken meals, pizza, fettuccine alfredo, and roast-beef sandwiches

$20 $10

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American Cuisine at Jimmy's Oven and Grill (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

Jimmy's Oven and Grill

Williamsburg

Hearty omelets, burgers, pizzas, pastas, and a rotating selection of buffets that change daily like the Friday night seafood buffet

$15 $7

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14-Inch Gluten-Free Pizza or 18-Inch Classic Pizza with Garlic Knots at 3 Guys Pizza Pies (Up to 52% Off)

3 Guys Pizza Pies

Midlothian

Pizza made from scratch-made dough, whole milk mozzarella, local veggies, and quality meats such as pulled pork; gluten-free pizza available

$25.37 $13

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International Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at K Town Bistro (Up to 53% Off)

K Town Bistro

Silver Spring

Medley of French, English, and American cuisine; seared seafood, duck breast a l'orange, and beef wellington

$15 $7

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Ethiopian Cuisine at Meaza Restaurant (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Meaza Restaurant

Bailey's Crossroads

Palatial dining room hosts Ethiopian dishes of doro wat, lamb stew, beef ribs, and freshly baked injera

$30 $19

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Southwestern Steak and Seafood for Two or Four at Cactus Steakhouse (29% Off)

Cactus Steakhouse

3

Southwestern flavors infuse steak and seafood plates, paired with occasional live music

$35 $25

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$17 for $30 Worth of Thai Food and Sushi Rolls at Burapa Cafe

Burapa Cafe

Haymarket

Menu features steamed pork dumplings with sweet soy sauce, tom yum soup, pad thai, and panang curry, as well as Japanese sushi rolls

$30 $17

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$30 for $50 Worth of Farm-to-Table Cuisine at Thirty 7 North

Thirty 7 North

Northeast Virginia Beach

Fresh meat, seafood, and pasta derived from local suppliers as well as the restaurant’s own farm

$50 $30

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$25 for $50 Worth of Upscale Bistro-Style Cuisine at The Green Onion

The Green Onion

The Green Onion

Pan-roasted duck with apple tort and mustard greens, cashew-crusted lamb, and wild mushroom risotto pair with slices of lobster cheesecake

$50 $25

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Meal for Two or Four at Qdoba Mexican Grill (Up to 42% Off)

Qdoba

Multiple Locations

Cooks grill savory meats, chop fresh vegetables, and smash avocados to prepare delectable burritos, taco salads, and soups

$23 $14

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$12 for $20 Worth of Italian-Inspired Pizzeria Fare at Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza

Pete's New Haven Style Apizza

Clarendon - Courthouse

Massive pies with crisp, chewy crust emerge from stone ovens topped with locally sourced ingredients and housemade meatballs

$20 $12

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Cuban and Caribbean Fare for Two or Four at Havana 59 (Up to 50% Off)

Havana 59

River District

Traditional Cuban and Caribbean dishes made with fresh, quality ingredients, such as slow-roasted pork with black beans or plantain mofongo

$50 $27

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Modern American Cuisine for Two or Four at Craft 60 Ale House (Up to Half Off). Four Options Available.

Craft 60 Ale House

Newport News

Chefs prepare bacon-wrapped rib-eyes, Juicy Lucy burgers, beer-battered fish filets, and crabcakes using local, sustainable ingredients

$30 $13

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French Comfort Food for Lunch or Dinner at Yves' Bistro in Alexandria (Up to 45% Off)

Yves' Bistro

Eisenhower East - Carlyle District

Provincial food includes sirloin steak frites, three varieties of quiche, and roast beef sandwiches au jus

$30 $17

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$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Takeout at Ward's Soul Food Kitchen ($20 Total Value)

Ward's Soul Food Kitchen

Hampton Roads Center

Classic soul-food staples such as baby back ribs, pork chops, turkey wings, macaroni and cheese, seafood, and chitterlings

$10 $5

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International Cuisine for Two or Four or Takeout at Elephant Walk Restaurant & Lounge (Up to 60% Off)

Elephant Walk Restaurant & Lounge

Cave Spring

Casual family eatery located inside Holiday Inn serves up everything from burgers with applewood bacon to pizza to chicken cordon bleu

$20 $9.50

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$22 for $40 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at Nikko Sushi & Hibachi

Nikko Sushi & Hibachi

Reston

Nigiri sushi and specialty maki rolls complement hibachi meals of teriyaki chicken, steak, and shrimp

$40 $22

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Classic Italian During Lunch for Two or Carry-Out at l'Italia Restaurant and Bar (Up to 55% Off)

l'Italia Restaurant and Bar

Harrisonburg

Braised lamb shank and shrimp scampi shares menu space with traditional pastas, including tortellini and ravioli

$11 $5

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$22 for $40 Worth of Italian Food for Dinner at Assaggi Osteria

Assaggi Osteria

Mc Lean

Italian chef Domenico Cornacchia creates authentic food in trattoria-style eatery with raves from Viva Tysons and Washingtonian

$40 $22

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Pan-Asian Food for Dine-In or Carry-Out at Hunan Village (45% Off)

Hunan Village

Belmont Greene

The menu spans everything from Asian pork, poultry, and beef dishes to the Weight Watchers–friendly steamed veggies and white-meat chicken

$20 $11

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Three Groupons, Each Good for $7 or $10 Worth of Diner Food at Joe's Diner (Up to 60% Off)

Joe's Diner

Blacksburg

Classic burgers and all-day breakfast served amid historical photos and ancient tin signs

$7 $3.50

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Korean Cuisine at Joong Mi (55% Off). Two Options Available.

Joong Mi

Annandale

Korean noodles, soups, dumplings, and entrees such as bulgogi, galbi, and sweet and sour pork

$20 $9

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$10 for $20 Worth of Mexican Food at Casa Chimayo

Casa Chimayo

Manassas

Entrees include the enchilada de monterrey—spiced chicken and jack cheese in a flour tortilla topped with sour cream

$20 $10

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Hawaiian-Inspired Meal for Two or Four at Mahalo Cove (50% Off)

Mahalo Cove

Cascades Marketplace

Tempura shrimp, mahi-mahi sandwiches, and Polynesian pork tacos at a tiki-themed restaurant with 11-foot widescreen TVs

$49.28 $25

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$11 for $20 Worth of Thai Cuisine at Elephant Thai Short Pump

Elephant Thai Short Pump

Henrico

12 stir-fry dinners, 6 curries, and 12 vegetarian options; authentic preparation with spices flown in each week from Thailand

$20 $11

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Brunch for Two or Four with Entrees, Sides, and Waffles at Piero's Corner (44% Off)

Piero's Corner

Piero's Corner - Herndon

Chef Gian Piero Mazzi pairs the regional Italian food of his childhood with brunch staples including decadent waffles or pancakes

$35.80 $20

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Korean Barbecue for Dinner at Annangol (47% Off). Two Options Available.

Annangol

Chantilly

Eatery specializes in Korean barbecue, such as galbi and bulgogi, as well as other Korean dishes, including kimchi and bibimbap

$30 $16

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Gourmet Deli Food at Bernie's Delicatessen & Gourmet Market (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Bernie's Delicatessen & Gourmet Market

Fairfax

Seasoned deli owners churn out authentic New York–style sandwiches, housemade seasonal soups, and daily breakfast

$10 $6

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Japanese Dinner for Two or Four, or for Takeout on Sunday–Thursday at Hiro Sushi Japanese Cuisine (Up to 43% Off)

Hiro Sushi Japanese Cuisine

Bon Air

Sushi restaurant whips up fresh, hand-rolled maki, stacks tempura shrimp, chicken teriyaki, and pork katsu

$30 $17

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Thai Food for Dine-In or Carry-Out at I-Thai Restaurant & Bar (Up to 45% Off)

I-Thai Restaurant & Bar

Tysons West

Spicy red, yellow, and green curries and grilled lobster tail with sweet shredded mango

$40 $22

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Padow's Hams and Deli Glen Allen Location (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Padow's Hams and Deli

Glen Allen

Deli store produces made-to-order sandwiches and pizzas

$12 $6

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American Food at Midlo's Bite (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available.

Midlo's Bite

Midlothian

Pulled pork sandwiches, burgers stacked with classic pizza toppings, and rich desserts

$16 $7

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Italian Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Argia's (Up to 36% Off)

Argia's

Falls Church

Fresh mussels and fish arrive daily at kitchens where chefs make focaccia bread and pastas such as ravioli and gnocchi by hand

$22 $14

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Catering from Briar Patch Tea Room (Up to 54% Off). Three Options Available.

Briar Patch Tea Room

Poquoson

Tea room caters elegant meals featuring finger sandwiches, quiches, pasta, breads, and salads

$50 $30

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$14 for Four Vouchers, Each Valid for $6 Worth of Tex Mex Food at Tippy's Taco House ($24 Value)

Tippy's Taco House

Warrenton

Staples such as queso dip, fish tacos, chicken burritos, cheesy enchiladas, and Mexican pizza

$6 $3.50

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$30 for $50 Worth of Italian Cuisine at Il Giardino Ristorante

Il Giardino Ristorante

Virginia Beach

From-scratch Italian specialities include lasagna, penne alla vodka, veal parmigiana, wood-oven baked pizzas, and tiramisu

$50 $30

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American and Greek Cuisine at The Norfolk Grille (Up to 60% Off). Two Options Available.

The Norfolk Grille

Norfolk

Enjoy cuisine such as bacon biscuits, breakfast wraps, hot tuna melts, and The Zorba burger with feta and tzatziki sauce on a grilled pita

$10 $4.50

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Seafood and Comfort Food at Lillian’s Seafood Restaurant (Up to 57% Off). Two Options Available.

Lillian's Seafood Restaurant

Deep Creek North

Unpretentious, homestyle cooking, including broiled shrimp, baby back ribs, and baked manicotti

$30 $13

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Japanese Cuisine for Two or Four at Sushi Rock (40% Off)

Sushi Rock

Court House

Sample the sushi chef’s 15 signature styles of maki rolls paired with specialty cocktails and sake

$20 $12

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Mediterranean Cuisine for Dine-In or Carry-Out at Balkan Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Balkan Restaurant

Tuckahoe

Stuffed pastries, hungarian goulash, and balkan burgers filled with mozzarella come with lepinja, a flat bread baked fresh onsite every day

$25 $13

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All-You-Can-Eat Lunch or Dinner at Sushi King (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Sushi King

Multiple Locations

All-you-can-eat sushi restaurant serves up plates of seaweed salad, sweet Tokyo rolls with mango and fried banana, and spicy tuna rolls

$30 $15

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Select Local Merchants

"Sorry, can you hold on a sec?" Jobi's Pizza owner Mark Hinckley attends to a delivery phone. He's efficient and friendly. Upon returning, he graciously apologizes and continues his story. "Well, we all have day jobs. This is something fun to do at night." The "we" Mark is referring to is himself and his two business partners, Joe Kuftack and a man named O'Brien. It was the combination of their names that spawned the restaurant's curious moniker—Jobi's. "We work for engineering companies," Mark explains. "I work for architecture, the other two in military civil service." Maybe it's this background in creating something from nothing that explains the success of the restaurant's hand-tossed pizzas and made-from-scratch wing and pasta sauces. However, Mark believes that it's something more immediate that brings customers in the door. "They're supporting a local business. When regulars come in, sure, it's the quality. But here you can feed a family of four for under $20. It's a tough economy, and we want to help." Through the floor-to-ceiling restaurant windows, night is settling in, and the tables are filling up for dinner. The red-and-white-checkered tablecloths slowly populate with hot sandwiches, gooey specialty pizzas, and whole-grain pastas. Looking around at the wood paneling, smiling faces, and pizza ovens aggressively wagging their tails, there's a palpable feeling of friendliness in the room. Mark believes that comes from a place that larger chains can't access. "One of the people that works here––the one who painted the Jobi's logo on the wall—he's an airbrush artist. Wintertime, he works at the pizza place. The rest of the year, he works airbrush on the ocean," Mark says proudly. "We can do things like that. We're very family oriented."

4740 Baxter Rd
Virginia Beach,
VA
US

"Fisherman can place their orders, no matter what time during the morning. It's not abnormal for me to go up at 6 a.m. and deliver sandwiches," says Kathy Cunningham, general manager of Captain's Galley. With Kathy's own boat right there on the marina, it seems that she has never known anything different, crafting homemade mac, coleslaw, and potato salad only steps from Chesapeake Bay. But this routine started only a few years ago?Vinings Landing Marina caught wind of the popularity of Kathy's deli in town and decided to pay her a visit. "They had a space available and asked me if I'd set up shop," Kathy says. "And, well, I love boating."?

Her relocation dovetailed nicely with a full renovation that bestowed the place with new tile floors, new walls, and hardwood tables. But a big selling point for Kathy was the outdoor patio to the Marina. "Here people can pop in by car, by boat, or by foot. It's very accessible." During winter months, regular fisherman and new guests alike stop in for her lunch offerings of made-to-order deli and breakfast sandwiches; as the calendar turns to April, warmer weather welcomes acoustic Fridays and the return of the cool sun who wears sunglasses. "The menu becomes more expansive," she says. "Burgers for dinner?also tuna salad, chicken salad, egg salad. I know the winter menu says just chips. But in summer, we'll roll out the fries.?

8166 Shore Dr
Norfolk,
VA
US

Michael Gomori has always been led by passion. As a young man and recent college graduate, he sidestepped a potential career in biology, a subject for which he'd lost his spark, and joined the Navy. He was eager to see the world, so he spent 27 years seeing, learning, and climbing the ranks.

When Michael reentered civilian life, he was determined to discover his next true passion—as it turned out, his passion was tucked under the crisp linens of fine dining. Joined by his wife, Diane, Michael developed a restaurant to embody his way of life, and the pair fittingly named it Passion the Restaurant.

Inside the romantic restaurant with white linens and crimson accents, couples and friends converse over new york strip steaks, Virginia crab cakes, and deboned chicken cooked under brick. Tapas dishes, such as duck sliders, spring rolls, and a cheese platter, play into the intimate environment under twinkling chandelier light.

Local artists’ works dapple the walls and are for sale, with a portion of proceeds donated to Our House Families, an organization that helps support families in need. Twice a month on the patio, patrons can partake in a cigar social, puffing away and reminiscing about the old days of candy cigarettes.

The Shoppes at Greenbrier, 1036 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake,
VA
US

Property Location
Located in Arlington, The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is minutes from Fashion Center at Pentagon City and DEA Museum. This 4.5-star hotel is close to Jefferson Memorial and Lincoln Memorial.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 366 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Relax and take in city views from the privacy of your room. Pay movies provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Bathrooms have makeup/shaving mirrors and designer toiletries.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a sauna, and a steam room. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, a concierge desk, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Dining
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, business services, and audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms and a ballroom.

1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington,
VA
US

Sharing is a must at Nile Ethiopian Restaurant. Orders arrive served atop communal platters, from which diners pluck bites stewed meats and vegetables using of injera, a sourdough flatbread made from the gluten-free grain teff. The batter ferments for three to four days, producing its signature tang and a spongy texture that's ideal for soaking up richly seasoned sauces and wine spills.

Staff are happy to explain the menu and the staples of Ethiopian cooking found on a menu that, according to the Richmond Times Dispatch, "offers enough diversity for the most seasoned diners but also provides novices an excellent introduction to Ethiopian food." Along with injera, the most iconic component of Ethiopian cooking is the powdered blend of chilies, basil, ginger, garlic, shallots, fenugreek, and cardamom known as berbere. This spice blend, prevalent throughout the menu, lends a pleasant kick to everything from sautéed beef and stewed lentils to slow-cooked potatoes and a blend of cabbage and whatever vegetables happen to be in season. Those entrees that don't star meat are vegan, as the cooks make them without butter or dairy.

A review in Style Weekly lauded recent renovations at Nile, along with service that "couldn't be better." The sensory experience starts even before you enter: the little brick building in the Fan bears a huge mural of a black-and-white crowd scene on one side and a brighter, more traditionally Ethiopian array of colors and shapes on the facade.

309 N Laurel St
Richmond,
VA
US

Prasit "Ken" Khachenrum's culinary journey spans more than 11,000 miles. In his native Thailand, the young chef began mastering the dishes of his home soil at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Bangkok. Later, after landing a position with Commodore Cruise Lines, the globetrotting Khachenrum continued plying his skills while sailing beneath the Caribbean sun. Upon deciding to settle in Washington, DC, Chef Ken worked through the city's restaurant scene on his way to becoming sushi chef at Yosaku Japanese Restaurant, opening his first restaurant in Yorktown in 2002, and finally, opening Thaijindesu. Thaijindesu—translated from the Japanese word "romanji," meaning "Thai people"—invites guests into an elegant spiral of Thai and Japanese flavors. Chef Ken places bowls of steaming noodles and curries beside fresh rolls of sushi, uniting regional nuances on a single menu rather than uniting two menus with Velcro.

2180 William Styron Sq S
Newport News,
VA
US