"The Massabny Dozen"
All Time Favorites
After reviewing hundreds of restaurants in the Washington D.C. area, the list
below represents those Rich feels offer the best in quality of food, portions
and service. Prices are $25-$100 for two people. "The Massabny Dozen" reflects a wide variety of tastes. (In alphabetical order- updated every six months)
CAFÉ RENAISSANCE (French & Italian) 163
Glyndon St., Vienna, VA 703-938-3311
Experienced servers and fine cuisine
headed by charming owner/host, Saeed. This cozy, friendly spot
has a loyal following.
(Mexican and Salvadorean)5 Olney-Sandy Springs Rd., Ashton, MD 301-260-8199 EL ANDARIEGO
Wonderfully tasty and authentic favorites, made on the premises. Worth the trip.
Il FORNO (Italian and Pizzeria) 900 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA
Wonderfully old-world; table-side service; sumptuous dishes from
beginning to end.
GOODYS (pizza and subs) 3125 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 703-351-7827 Facebook.com/goodysclarendon www.goodysarlington.com
Best pizza in town..
KAZAN RESTAURANT (Turkish) 6813 Redmond
Drive, McLean, VA 703-734-1960
30 years owned and operated by genial host
Zeynel Uzun and family. Beautiful presentations of truly
cuisine. Don't miss the Döner Kebab.
LEBANESE TAVERNA (Middle Eastern) 1101 S. Joyce St. (Pentagon Row), Arlington, VA,
703-415-8681. (Plus many other locations)
Truly authentic Mediterranean cuisine.
6184-A Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 703-532-2125 MARK'S DUCK HOUSE (Chinese) www.marksduckhouse.com
Specializing in Dim Sum; authentic Hong Kong style.
OCCOQUAN INN AND GRILL (American)
300 Mill St., Occoquan, VA 703-491-1888
Fine sophisticated country
dining in the Inn (prime ribs are a specialty) and excellent
selections in the adjacent Grill Room.
P.F. CHANG'S (Chinese),
901 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 703-527-0955
A wide range of creative Chinese dishes--and bar selections.
RAPPAHANNOCK OYSTER BAR (Virginia oyster beds) 1309 5th St. SE (Union Market)
Washington, D.C. 202-544-4702
Freshest oysters and clams.
RISTORANTE LA PERLA of WASHINGTON (Italian) 2600 Pennsylvania Ave,
NW, Washington, D.C. 202-333-1767
Great variety of authentic Italian specialties,
prepared by owner/chef Vittorio Testa; lovely decor.
THIRSTY BERNIE Sports Bar & Grill (burgers), 2163 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA
Great entrees and salads, too.