. . . been given "the works" in Virginia. The Vienna Inn is much more than a neighborhood tavern; it's an institution. Arrive at the height of the lunchtime rush, and you're likely to end up standing in line for a famous fully dressed chili dog. Then you can pull up a stool at the bar or grab a seat at one of the formica tables that crowd the floor. And if it appears that the place hasn't changed in years, don't complain. Even the prices -- chili dogs, $1.50 -- remain anachronistically low.
Hot dogs come with mustard, onions, chili and cheese. The beverage is up to you.
(Gerald Martineau -- The Washington Post)
120 Maple Ave, Vienna. 703-938-9548
Open 7 a.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays. For more information, go to www.viennainn.com
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