Experience New Food This Month at DC’s Summer Restaurant Week Aug. 15-21

Summer Restaurant Week: August 15-21

Summer Restaurant Week in DC, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), is returning this month from August 15-21. Take advantage of this opportunity to visit the city and get tons of great deals on food while also supporting local businesses. With the RAMW’s slogan of the week “Dine out. Take out. Eat up”, those taking advantage of the program can visit restaurants for $25 for brunch and $40 or $55 for dinner. Check out the list of restaurants you can visit on the Restaurant Association’s website here.

Around two hundred and fifty restaurants will be participating in restaurant week providing multi-course meals at discounted prices in DC. Take this opportunity to try new eateries when exploring the city. There are many different options, either sitting indoors or outdoors, from bars to cafes to restaurants, dine in or take out, and including a multitude of dietary options like vegetarian and vegan friendly menu items.

If you are in the surrounding area this month but won’t be around during restaurant week, there are other opportunities to enjoy the cuisine around the city. On August 14 in Silver Spring, Maryland, people can enjoy national foods, drinks, and music from around the world at the Silver Spring International Food and Craft Festival. The festival will take place from 1:00pm to 7:00pm at Veterans Plaza. Read more about the festival and get your free ticket here.

Later in the month on August 27, the Around The World Cultural Food Festival will be returning to downtown Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Stop by to try new and delicious cultural dishes and enjoy music and dancing. For more information about the location, festival, and free admission, visit the Around the World Festival website.

While you’re in DC, take this opportunity to explore and learn more about the city on one of our guided golf cart tours. These tours are a fun and stress-free way to visit all of the popular sites in DC without needing to create a plan or research on your own. Capitol Express Tours is a local business that will take you to see the iconic monuments and memorials within the city on ​​our narrated tour down Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House to the Capitol and through the heart of the National Mall where you can see various monumental landmarks, memorials, and other sites that show the interesting details of the nation’s capital. Book your tour today!