Coffee shop by day and wine bar at night, Northside Social is the kind of place that will come in handy on multiple occasions. Like when Jessica, that girl you vaguely remember from high school English class, randomly messages you on Facebook saying, “Let’s catch up!!” If you decide not to ignore her, have a casual lunch on the patio or grab drinks at the bar upstairs.
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The Liberty Tavern
Liberty Tavern is Clarendon’s utility restaurant - use the American spot for dates, dinner with the parents, or a meal at the bar.
Pupatella Neapolitan Pizza
Pupatella doesn’t look like much from the outside, but it’s serving the best pizza in Arlington.
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Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
If you want to make your brunch more literary, do it at Kramerbooks, a cafe and bookstore hybrid in Dupont.
Baked & Wired
Our favorite cupcakes in DC are from Baked & Wired, and you’ll find them slightly off the beaten path in Georgetown.
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Super Pollo is a reliable cheap eats option in Arlington with excellent Peruvian chicken.
Green Pig Bistro
A meal at Green Pig Bistro will be meat heavy and very good. Bring a big group and sit at the communal table.
In the middle of Clarendon, Cava Mezze is a solid spot for a Mediterranean group dinner or brunch.
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