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Clare and Don's Beach Shack 130 N. Washington St., Falls Church, VA | 703-532-9283 Clare and Don's (a clever take on Clarendon) serves casual fish dishes, which are best deep-fried, in a basket


$ Chutzpah Deli 12214 Fairfax Town Center, Fairfax, VA | 703-385-8883 This all-encompassing deli has bagels, bialys, cheesecake and the best sandwiches in the area. Avg. Reader Rating: [2]


$ Carmello's & Little Portugal 9108 Center Street, Manassas, VA | 703-368-5522 Old Town Manassas restaurant pairs Italian cooking with Portuguese cuisine.


Cafe Tatti 6627 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, VA | 703-790-5164 Cafe Tatti is a neighborhood spot, decorated to look like a simple French country bistro. As so many restaurants rush to modernize


Boss Hog's 6811 Elm St., McLean, VA | 703-821-1869 Barbecue in McLean with excellent side dishes.


Bernie's Delicatessen & Gourmet Market 4328 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, VA | 703-691-1269 The former owner of a much-loved Washington deli branches out on his own with a lively Fairfax carryout.



Vapiano -- Dulles Town Center 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Dulles, VA | 703-574-4740 The European "fresh casual" chain lets patrons customize pizzas, salads and pasta.


Hooked 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Suite 176, Sterling, VA | 703-421-0404 This seafood spot flies in fresh seafood for sushi and other dishes daily.

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