It’s time to make your Winter Restaurant Week reservations

Photo by Olga Klochanko

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s 2024 Winter Restaurant Week takes place Monday, Jan. 15, through Sunday, Jan. 21. The annual dining promotion gives diners and restaurants something to commemorate this month with specially priced menus offered throughout DC, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

To expand menu options available for diners, this year’s participating restaurants will offer multi-course brunch and lunch menus for $25 or $35 per person and multi-course dinner menus for $40, $55, or $65 per person for on-premise dining. Guests are invited to enjoy extended brunch offerings at select participants on Monday, January 15, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many restaurants will also offer cocktail, wine, and non-alcoholic pairings, giving diners wanting to partake in the program a variety of beverages to choose from.

“Additional menu prices have been added to the promotion to allow more restaurants to participate and have these participants offer more dining options to customers at a variety of price points that fit every budget,” said RAMW President & CEO Shawn Townsend. “Offering menus at a variety of price points helps keep the program sustainable and gives restaurants the chance to offer more memorable culinary experiences for their guests.”

First time participants in DC include The Bazaar by José Andrés and Fireclay at the Hotel Washington in Penn Quarter, Flora in the Pendry at The Wharf, Makan and Meli in Columbia Heights, Mita in Shaw, Code Red and Ceibo in Adams Morgan, Mercy Me at Yours Truly Hotel in Golden Triangle, and Xiquet DL in Woodley Park. First time Virginia participants include Ingle Korean Steakhouse and Tysons Social in Tysons, Corso Italian, Sabores, and Makers Union in Arlington, and NUE in Falls Church, and first time Maryland participants include Charley Prime Foods in Gaithersburg and several Milk and Honey locations throughout the DMV.

Returning favorites to the promotion include 1789 Restaurant, Fiola Mare, and Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place in Georgetown; Hank’s Oyster Bar, Kaz Sushi Bistro, and Iron Gate in Dupont; Cafe Riggs, Central Michel Richard, and Jaleo in Penn Quarter; Perry’s Restaurant and Tiki on 18th in Adams Morgan; Bastille, Josephine and La Porta’s in Alexandria, Virginia, La Cote D’Or Cafe, Ruthie’s All-Day, and Sfoglina in Arlington, Trummers in Clifton, Celebration by Rupa Vira in Ashburn, Joon, WIldfire, and Wren in Tysons; Pennyroyal Station in Mount Rainier, Maryland, All Set Restaurant & Bar and J. Hollinger’s Waterman Chophouse in Silver Spring, and Lia’s, Spanish Diner, and The Salt Line in Bethesda. Diners can visit RAMW’s Restaurant Week website at www.rwdmv.com for details on all the participating restaurants and to make reservations.

In addition, the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church are also hosting their own Restaurant Weeks, Jan. 19 through 28.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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