Summer may be winding down, but the excitement of DC Restaurant Week continues! Several restaurants have decided to extend their tempting offers for an extra week or more, giving food enthusiasts the opportunity to indulge in their favorite dishes. From hearty lunches and brunches for $25 to lavish dinners for $40 or $55, there is something to satiate every palate. So, let’s dive into this extended culinary extravaganza.
Ala: Levantine Flavors in Dupont Circle
1320 19th St., NW
Ala, the Dupont Circle Levantine restaurant, known for its authentic flavors, is participating in the extended Restaurant Week. Their three-course lunches, available from noon to 2 PM, and $55 four-course dinners will be available until Sunday, September 10. The menu features mouthwatering classic mezze, grilled kebabs, and roasted pepper dolma, ensuring a delightful dining experience.
All-Purpose: A Pizza Paradise
1250 Ninth St., NW; 79 Potomac Ave., SE
All-Purpose, the beloved pizzeria with locations in Shaw and Navy Yard, is keeping the Restaurant Week spirit alive with their $40 dinner menus and $25 brunch specials until Sunday, September 10. Treat yourself to Nonna’s banana bread or a Caesar salad for brunch, followed by a focaccia “crostino” with fried egg and chicken sausage. For dinner, savor antipasto delights like twice-fried mozzarella or corn arancini, alongside their famous 12-inch pizzas. Don’t forget to end your meal with ricotta cheesecake or a warm, baked-to-order chocolate chip cookie.
Ambar: A Balkan Feast
523 Eighth St., SE; 1547 Seventh St., NW; 2901 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
Ambar, the Balkan small plates haven, is extending its all-you-can-eat $25 weekday lunches and $55 dinners until Sunday, September 10. Indulge in a tempting array of spreads, kebabs, stuffed peppers, and the delicious lamb lasagna. If you prefer to enjoy Ambar’s flavors in the comfort of your own home, they also offer a $70 takeout option for two.
Birch & Barley: Beer and Culinary Delights
1337 14th St., NW
Beer enthusiasts rejoice! Birch & Barley, the beer-obsessed dining room on 14th Street, invites you to relish their $40 three-course dinner until Sunday, September 10. Start your culinary adventure with Red Apron ham and melon, or perhaps a jumbo lump crab cake. Mains include mouthwatering options like pork porterhouse and bucatini with pesto. And for dessert, delight in their unique doughnut bread pudding or blueberry crumble.
Buena Vida Gastrolounge: Mexican Flavors in Clarendon
2900 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Buena Vida Gastrolounge, nestled in Clarendon, is extending its $25 lunch and $40 dinner offerings for another week. Relish their delectable menu featuring guacamole, chips, salsa, flavorful tacos, and enchiladas. To complete the experience, Buena Vida includes a margarita or Mexican beer with each meal. So, raise your glass and savor the incredible flavors.
These are just a few of the fantastic restaurants participating in the extended DC Restaurant Week. To explore more options, visit the Ambassadeur Hotel website for a complete list of participating restaurants.
So mark your calendars and treat yourself to an unforgettable culinary journey. DC Restaurant Week’s extended offerings promise to tantalize your taste buds, ensuring an unforgettable experience.