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The Scene The famed Delaware sub and sandwich shop is making its way into DC and Maryland. Capriotti’s is a very casual restaurant where you order at a counter and wait for your…

1800 M Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20036

The scene: Inside Dupont Circle’s Hotel Madera, this upscale comfort food spot shines with lots of local ingredients and eco-friendly practices. The food: Entrees ($17-$29),…

1310 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20036

The Scene Bread & Chocolate is a casual, full-service restaurant with a French bakery in the front. It’s a great place to linger over breakfast, lunch, or brunch or to pop…

105 N. Union Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

The Scene This family-friendly restaurant, as the name implies, has the same chef as the renowned Frederick restaurant Volt–Bryan Voltaggio. It lacks ambiance but it does…

880 N. East Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701

The scene: Both locations of this casual barbecue joint are family-friendly, but the Silver Spring outpost has about four times as many tables as the original Rockville location.…

5566 Norbeck Road, Rockville, Maryland 20853

Macaroni Grill has locations all over the DC metro area. The restaurant has paper tablecloths where the kids can become their own little Picassos with crayons. Their children&…

21055 Dulles Town Center, Sterling, Virginia 20166

The scene: Less than a mile from Meadowbrook Local Park (aka Candy Cane City), the former Red Dog Café is a strip mall neighborhood joint open from breakfast through dinner. The…

8301 Grubb Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

The Scene Finally, there is a new dessert restaurant in the Washington, D.C. area. Max Brenner originated in Israel and has branches in New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Philadelphia,…

7263 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20894

The Scene Located in the heart of Chevy Chase, D.C. on Connecticut Avenue, NW Blue 44 is a neighborhood restaurant that strives to be family-friendly. It is a popular lunch and…

5507 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20015

The scene: Cafe Deluxe has four locations in the DC area and we’ve been to two of them. Part casual dining, part hip scene, it’s noisy enough where you can bring the…

3228 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20016

The scene: The restaurant and bar is inviting with painted murals of Greece on the wall and the solar system on another. The tables are adorned with a crescent luna or moon. The…

1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

Ella’­s Wood-Fired Pizza is located in downtown DC on 9th St. between F and G, a stones throw from the MCI Center and across from the Spy Museum. It is a great place to take…

610 9th Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20004

The scene: This national chain of Irish pubs, with outposts in Clarendon and downtown Bethesda, sticks with cozy dark wood paneling and live music to bring a bit of the Emerald…

2915 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22201

The Scene Which Wich? That is the question. Enter the yellow hued building where a wall of bags are waiting to be marked in red Sharpies. Known for “superior sandwiches,” this…

4300 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22203

The scene: Casual, family-friendly deli with plenty of tables! The food: Jason’s Deli prides itself on healthy food and was named One of the 10 Best Restaurants in America!&…

12955 Fair Lakes Shopping Center, Fairfax, Virginia 22033

The scene: It’s an authentic Mexican grill founded in 1997 with a menu that showcases owner Glen Adams favorite specialties. The food: Tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas and…

2400-B Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301

The scene: A former row house has become a charming and quaint creperie and wine bar. It’s small and cozy with lovely interior design makes you feel like you are in a café…

119 South Royal Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

The scene: Less than two minutes from the auto-train station in Lorton, in the Shopper’s Food strip mall, is a scaled-down, youngster friendly Japanese Steak House. Much less…

9443 Lorton Market Street, Lorton, Virginia 22079

A famous Mexican fare restaurant located on Wisconsin Avenue in NW Washington DC. Their kids menu has food for $3.95 to $4.95, featuring tacos, nachos, quesadillas and enchiladas.…

3300 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20016

The Scene Chuy’s, a moderately-priced Tex-Mex restaurant chain that originated in Austin, recently arrived in Rockville. The restaurant looks like a regular diner except…

2641 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192

The Scene Located just off the main drag of Adams Morgan, Pleasant Pops is a bustling café/coffee shop/popsicle shop. The Food Salads, soups, and sandwiches are all made with…

1781 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

The Scene District Taco is a family-friendly fast food Mexican restaurant. It recently converted from a popular food truck to a local chain with four locations (and counting) in…

1309 F Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20004

The scene Firenza is a “create your own pizza” shop that opened its first location in Fairfax in April 2015. It is a new concept for the pizza scene and other Firenza locations…

10160 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, Virginia 22030

The Scene The Virginia locations of Café Rio Mexican Grill are located in Burke, Chantilly, Falls Church and Manassas. My family visits the Chantilly (Greenbriar Shopping Center)…

5100 Buckeystown Pike, Ste 150, Frederick, Maryland 21704

First Watch is all about fresh ingredients where everything is made to order and freshness is not compromised.” Kids menu items include Bacon & Egg, Chocolate Chip…

100 Gibbs Street, Unit D, Rockville, Maryland 20850

Sweetwater Tavern serves up fresh offerings such as salad, burgers, sandwiches, seafood and more. The kids menu has standard kids fare – cheeseburger, chicken fingers,…

45980 Waterview Plaza, Sterling, Virginia 20166

The scene: Billed as a restaurant and brewpub, this massive restaurant housed in the old Silver Spring fire station appeals to both kids and adults. The large open room has…

8131 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

The Scene Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Mon Ami Gabi is a white-tablecloth restaurant that is very kid-friendly. It’s a great choice for when you want a “grown-up”…

7239 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Macaroni Grill has locations all over the DC metro area. The restaurant has paper tablecloths where the kids can become their own little Picassos with crayons. Their children&…

1845 Fountain Drive, Reston, Virginia 20190

The Scene Meridian Pint is a large, popular restaurant in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of DC. It’s just as popular with hipsters as it is with families and there is…

3400 11th Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20010

The scene: With two locations in DC, Pizzeria Paradiso has expanded into Old Town. Billed as both a pizzeria and beer tavern, the cheery, country style decor has roomy tables and…

2003 P Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20036

Arlington location reviewed. The scene: Located in the Harrison Shopping Center, this pie-tanza is the perfect location for family dining. Parking can be tough on weekends, but…

2503 B N. Harrison Street, Arlington, Virginia 22207

The scene: Hailed as the official pizza of the Washington Nationals, this funky named pizza joint serves up an affordable and entertaining pizza experience this side of New York…

800 W. Broad Street, Suite 103, Falls Church, Virginia 22046

The Rock Bottom Brewery is a family-friendly restaurant offering fresh food, homemade desserts and a kid-pleasing children’s menu. Adults can choose from salads, soups, Rock…

4238 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1256, Arlington, Virginia 22203

Hamburgers and kids generally work so this is a great place to take the little ones while enjoying some adult time as well.

1750 Crystal Square Arcade, Arlington, Virginia 22202

The scene: Hailed as the official pizza of the Washington Nationals, this funky named pizza joint serves up an affordable and entertaining pizza experience this side of New York…

6544 Little River Turnpike, Unit 135, Annandale, Virginia 22312

The kids menu is for children 12 and under and includes a drink, meal and sundae. They have a breakfast, lunch and dinner kids menu and they also offer larger portions for older…

5761 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke, Virginia 22015

Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill offers traditional barbeque options on its menu. The kids menu features BBQ pulled pork sandwich, kids hamburger, macaroni & cheese, grilled…

2601 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192

The scene Marumen Ramen Shop brings the concept of ramen restaurants to Fairfax. Marumen attracts ethnic food enthusiasts with a fun concept in a cool, modern atmosphere. …

3250 Old Pickett Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22031

The scene Located in the heart of Adams Morgan, the Diner appeals to everyone from locals, to visitors to the nearby zoo, to late-night bar crawlers. The Diner has a very casual,…

2453 18th Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

Family Day: Bring the family together for some fun! Looking for a fun spot the whole family will love? Then head to Bobby McKey’s for our family day in the National Harbor. Our G…

172 Fleet St., National Harbor, Maryland 20745

The Scene The Virginia locations of Café Rio Mexican Grill are located in Burke, Chantilly, Falls Church and Manassas. My family visits the Chantilly (Greenbriar Shopping Center)…

13057 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, Virginia 22033

The Scene Which Wich? That is the question. Enter the yellow hued building where a wall of bags are waiting to be marked in red Sharpies. Known for “superior sandwiches,” this…

1015 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg, Virginia 20176

The Scene Great Sage is a sit-down restaurant that is very welcoming to families. Although the restaurant describes their food as gourmet, there is a warm, casual atmosphere. …

5809 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville, Maryland 21029

The scene Potomac Pizza is a local pizza shop with locations in Potomac, Chevy Chase, Rockville and the Kentlands. The Rockville location has lots of windows, ten 4-person booths…

9709 Traville Gateway Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850

The kids menu is for children 12 and under and includes a drink, meal and sundae. They have a breakfast, lunch and dinner kids menu and they also offer larger portions for older…

46200 Potomac Run Plaza, Sterling, Virginia 20164

The scene With a casual vibe, Nainai’s sports modern, bright red chairs and tables with plexiglass covering Chinese newspapers. One wall is dedicated to photos of grandmothers …

1200 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

The scene: Nando’s Peri-Peri, is a South-African chain that serves Portuguese chicken. This counter service restaurant has comfy and roomy seating with original artwork by…

4839 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

The Scene The Virginia locations of Café Rio Mexican Grill are located in Burke, Chantilly, Falls Church and Manassas. My family visits the Chantilly (Greenbriar Shopping Center)…

7803 Sudley Road, Manassas, Virginia 20190

The winner of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, this vegan café specializes in vegan cupcakes. Gluten-free chocolate cupcakes are available daily. The bakery also has various deli…

1370 Park Road NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20010