There is no better time to experience Virginia’s unique culinary scene than during Restaurant Week, a foodie extravaganza when some of the best restaurants around the Commonwealth offer incredible multi-course meals for a fraction of the price. Use our restaurant week guide to mark your calendars for the annual (and sometimes semi-annual) culinary celebration in your area! 

Fredericksburg Restaurant Week


Dates: January 12-21, 2024; Summer Restaurant Week TBA

Fredericksburg hosts semi-annual Restaurant Weeks, with the Winter Restaurant Week occurring January 12-21, 2024.

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • FoodE
  • Orofino Restaurant
  • Eileen’s Bakery & Cafe
  • Sunken Well Tavern
  • Red Dragon Brewery
  • La Petite Auberge

Falls Church Restaurant Week

Dates: January 19-28, 2024

The City of Falls Church Restaurant Week event will be January 19-28, 2024 and is designed to celebrate the City’s diverse and vibrant food culture, such as Afghan, American, Bolivian, Chinese, Greek, Iranian, Irish, Italian, Jamaican, Japanese, Mexican, Peruvian, Russian, Salvadorian, Thai, Vietnamese, and more! This family-friendly 10-day event will draw the local community, foodies, and tourists to the City’s food service establishments. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Kyuramen
  • Nue: Elegantly Vietnamese
  • Luzmila's Bolivian Restaurant
  • Sfizi Cafe
  • The Falls

Norfolk Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Corey Pittman, @mainfocusmedia

Dates: January 15-21, 2024

Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week gives you the chance to try a new spot or visit a long-time favorite to sample special dishes. Participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus ranging from $15–$55 and include brunch, lunch, and dinner, depending on the restaurant’s hours and offerings.

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Capo Capo
  • 219 Bistro
  • Freeman Abbey Restaurant
  • Saltine
  • The Stockpot

Newport News Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Hannah Armstrong, @hannahelizarmstrong

Dates: January 14-28, 2024

Celebrate the coastal culinary scene during the 11th annual Newport News Restaurant Week as participating restaurants offer set menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at affordable prices. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Fin Seafood
  • Harpoon Larry’s Fish House & Oyster Bar
  • Farmer's Table
  • Circa 1918
  • Burger Theory

Metro D.C. Area Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: April Greer

Dates: January 15-21, 2024

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington's (RAMW) Winter Restaurant Week, which includes Washington, D.C. and the Northern Virginia area returns, with options including a three-course brunch or lunch for $25 or $35, or three-course dinners for $40, $55, or $65. With some of the nation's best-known chefs, restaurateurs, and rising culinary stars helming eateries in our region, Metropolitan DC is known for its restaurants. One of the most highly anticipated food-related programs in the region, Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is a week-long celebration of area restaurants and the diversity of world-class cuisine. For local diners, Restaurant Week is an opportunity to experience new flavors, explore restaurants in different neighborhoods or visit old favorites. For visitors to the area, it’s an opportunity to experience many of the best of our regional restaurants without breaking the bank.”

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • B Side
  • Agora Tysons
  • PassionFish
  • Circa
  • Osteria Marzano

Warrenton Restaurant Week

Dates: January 22-28, 2024

The charming town of Warrenton hosts their annual restaurant week from January 22-28, 2024. Stay tuned to their Facebook page for updates on participating restaurants and details. 

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week


Dates: January 15-21, 2024

The 2024 Virginia Beach Restaurant Week marks the nineteenth year of the city’s culinary event, a weeklong celebration of coastal food that includes special menus and prix fixe pricing. Participating restaurants incorporate the restaurant week logo, a pineapple, into the decor, beverage, and menu options as a nod to their inclusion. Additionally, some Virginia Beach hotels offer discounts during Restaurant Week, giving out-of-town visitors an even bigger reason to visit the oceanfront destination. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Becca Restaurant & Garden at The Cavalier Hotel
  • Waterman’s Surfside Grille
  • Rudee’s on the Inlet Restaurant & Cabana Bar
  • Orion’s Roof
  • Esoteric

Roanoke Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Hannah Armstrong, @hannahelizarmstrong

Dates: January 19-28, 2024

Dine in the “Star City” during the annual Roanoke Restaurant Week, the tastiest week of the year! Lunch options are just $15 at participating restaurants, while dinner menus are available for $30 and $45. Reservations are encouraged at restaurants that accept them. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Fortunato
  • Tuco’s Taqueria Garaje
  • The Pine Room at Hotel Roanoke
  • Sidecar
  • Billy’s

Alexandria Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: John Park, @hungryasianrke

Dates: January 19-28, 2024

Explore more than 80 restaurants during the Alexandria Restaurant Week. Special menus are available for in-person dining at participating restaurants (many with heated outdoor seating!), with price points at $30, $40, or $50 for dinner. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Ada’s on the River
  • BARCA Pier & Wine Bar
  • Hen Quarter
  • Hank’s Oyster Bar
  • The Majestic
  • Yunnan By Potomac Noodle House

Virginia's River Realm Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Todd Wright, @toddwrightphoto

Dates: January 18-28, 2024

More than 90 restaurants, food trucks, and Bay-to-Table food retailers in eight River Realm towns, including Kilmarnock, White Stone, Irvington, and Urbanna, offer special menus and discounts during the eleven days of the Virginia's River Realm Restaurant Week.

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Car Wash Cafe
  • Adrift
  • Big Oak Cafe
  • Fish Hawk Oyster Bar at the Tides Inn
  • Merroir
  • Urbanna Seafood & Raw Bar

Portsmouth Restaurant Week

Dates: January 20-27, 2024

During Portsmouth Restaurant Week, participating restaurants have two-course lunches for $10 or $15 and three-course dinners for $25 or $35. Some of the restaurants create special menus that are only available during Restaurant Week. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Twisted Pig Ale & Smokehouse
  • Guads
  • The Bier Garden

Orange Restaurant Week

Dates: Dates TBA

2024 marks the fourth annual Orange Restaurant Week, which celebrates the local restaurants and culinary talent of Orange County, Virginia. Stay tuned for updates about participating restaurants and the menus offered during Restaurant Week.

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Spoon & Spindle
  • Well Hung Vineyard
  • Forked on Main
  • La Naranja Cocina Mexicana

Smithfield & Isle of Wight County Restaurant Week


Dates: January 26-February 3, 2024

Save the dates for the 2024 Smithfield & Isle of Wight County Restaurant Week! From January 26  to February 3, participating restaurants are serving $10 or $15 lunch items and $20 or $30 dinner specials.

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Smithfield Station
  • Captain Chuck-a-Mucks
  • Red Point Taphouse
  • Darden's Country Store

Charlottesville Restaurant Week

Dates: January 29-February 4, 2024

Sample delicious fare in one of the biggest foodie towns in Virginia during Charlottesville’s Restaurant Week, where diners enjoy special prix fixe three-course menus at participating restaurants for just $25, $35, or $45 per person. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • The Ridley
  • Bizou
  • Clifton
  • Bang!

Winchester Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Robert Harris, @robertharris

Dates: February 19-25, 2024

During the annual Winchester Restaurant Week, food lovers can dine in or take out, choosing from a three-course menu at participating restaurants for $30 each. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Cork Street Tavern (Participating Monday – Saturday)
  • Hideaway Café (Participating Thursday – Saturday)
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill (Participating Monday – Saturday)
  • Village Square Restaurant (Participating Monday – Saturday)
  • The Wine Room at Taylor Pavilion (Participating Monday – Saturday)

York County Restaurant Week

Dates: February 26-March 3, 2024

York County is hosting their first Restaurant Week in 2024! Special deals and menus will be posted online as more local restaurants come on board, so check back often for updates.

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Gloucester Restaurant Week

Dates: February 26-March 3, 2024

Gloucester is hosting their first Restaurant Week in 2024! Gloucester County Tourism & Gloucester County Economic Development invite you to enjoy specially crafted menus, unique cocktails, and limited specials during the week from an array of exquisite dining options!

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Kelsick Market
  • Sweet Tooth Café
  • Zoll Vineyards

Harrisonburg Restaurant Week


Dates: March 2024

For the entire month of March, get great dining deals and attend exclusive culinary events during Harrisonburg’s Taste of Downtown Restaurant Month. Follow Harrisonburg on Facebook for all the latest news and updates, including chef profiles and daily updates on all things food and drink in Downtown Harrisonburg.

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Nelson 151 Restaurant Week

Dates: March 25-31, 2024

In Virginia's beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Route 151 runs through Nelson County and is home to dozens of food and drink destinations, from farm-to-table restaurants to wineries, breweries, and cideries using locally-picked fruits and grains to craft delicious beverages. Attend the Nelson 151 Restaurant Week to eat and drink as you travel this stunning mountain roadway. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; Full List Coming Soon

  • Blue Mountain Brewery
  • Wild Man Dan’s Brewery
  • Bold Rock Cider
  • Three Notch’d Brewing Company
  • Devils Backbone

Chesterfield Restaurant Week

Dates: March 29-April 7, 2024

Chesterfield is hosting their first annual Restaurant Week in 2024! With proceeds supporting the Chesterfield Food Bank and Outreach Center, this is a great way to support a worthy cause and enjoy dining at your favorite Chesterfield restaurants for less. 

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Richmond Black Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Jane Hill, @janelikestoeat

Dates: 2024 Dates TBA

Started as a week dedicated to celebrating and supporting Richmond’s growing Black food scene, the Richmond Black Restaurant Experience aims to counter economic disparity often found in minority-owned businesses with interactive experiences that give visitors a deeper understanding of Richmond’s Black culture through cuisine. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Mama J’s
  • Lillie Pearl
  • Urban Hang Suite
  • Croaker’s Spot

Hampton Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Hannah Armstrong, @hannahelizarmstrong

Dates: March 3-17,2024

Support local restaurants during the Hampton Restaurant Week, with take-out or dine-in options at participating restaurants. During lunch, enjoy $10 and $15 dishes, while dinners range from $25 to $35.

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Arlington Restaurant Week

Dates: 2024 Dates TBA

The annual Arlington Restaurant Week is a great opportunity for participants to take a week and explore the diverse restaurant scene in Arlington and find a new go-to place for dining out. Diners will enjoy some of the best food the area has to offer at special prices.

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Suffolk Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Tray Hasty

Dates: 2024 Dates TBA

Suffolk Restaurant Week features a savory blend of the city’s signature flavors, from the secret local hot-spots to the nationally recognized culinary talents. The 2024 spring Restaurant Week will offer three-course meals at participating restaurants at the deluxe ($10 breakfast and lunch; $20 dinner), premier ($15 breakfast and lunch; $30 dinner), or ultimate ($20 lunch and $40 dinner) dining levels.

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Smith Mountain Lake Restaurant Week

Dates: April 15-28, 2024

Nearly two dozen restaurants around the lake are participating in the 2024 Smith Mountain Lake Restaurant Week, which includes dine-in and takeout breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and drink specials for $5, $10, $20, and $30.

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Drifter's
  • Mango's Bar & Grill
  • Napoli by the Lake
  • Hickory Hill Vineyards
  • Smith Mountain Lake Coffee House

Chesapeake Restaurant Week

Dates: October 11-18, 2024

Head towards the coast this fall for the annual Chesapeake Restaurant Week and celebrate Chesapeake’s thriving food scene. Participating restaurants serve up a variety of offerings for breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes at price points ranging from $10 to $55.

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Ang's Sushi Bistro
  • Andiamo Ristorante Pizza Napoletana
  • The BBQ Shack


Richmond Restaurant Week


Photo Credit: Jeremiah Claughton, @officialjmiah

Dates: 2024 Dates TBA

Richmond Restaurant Week is a semiannual event that supports local nonprofit Feed More, a community organization that collects, prepares, and distributes food to neighbors in need. During these two weeks, dine at some of the capital city’s best restaurants and choose a three-course meal from prix fixe menus for less than $35 per person. 

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

West Point & King William Restaurant Week

Dates: January 15-21, 2024

The inaugural West Point & King William Restaurant Week kicks off in mid-January for a week-long celebration with special discounts, seasonal menu items, and more. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • The Blue Crab of West Point
  • Lovell's Place
  • Tony & George's Seafood & Italian Restaurant

Lynchburg Restaurant Week


Dates: TBA

Featuring Lynchburg’s best home-grown eateries and fine dining establishments, Lynchburg Restaurant Week is a collaboration between Lynchburg Living, local restaurants, and community groups that benefits local nonprofit organizations. Follow the Lynchburg Living Facebook page for more details. 

Participating Restaurants & Menus Coming Soon

Tazewell Restaurant Week

Dates: January 22-29, 2024

The Southwest Virginia community of Tazewell is hosting Restaurant Week the last week in January, with participating items featuring one exclusive non-menu item only available that week. Diners can vote on their favorite dish or special to be added to the menu permanently. Additionally, raffle tickets will be given out for each exclusive item ordered, with winners receiving a $150 gift card to the participating restaurants. 

A Few Participating Restaurants; See Full List

  • Bee Noodled
  • The Front Porch on Main
  • The Happy Goat