Best Restaurants in Fairfax, VA!

You’ve worked hard all week! Why not treat yourself to a nice dinner out on the town! What do you say?! Hope in the ole’ stretch limo with your special someone and head out to one of the five best restaurants in Fairfax, VA!


Artie’s has a varied menu of American seafood & meat classics, plus a bar & boathouse decor with scale models. Since 1978, Artie’s has been Fairfax City’s most popular restaurant. Enjoy delicious boathouse favorites surrounded by handcrafted wooden boat scale models and Jack Gable’s view of Lake Winnipesaukee. Owned by Great American Restaurants, they emphasize high quality in everything they do. Their food is made fresh from scratch daily with the highest quality ingredients, and their level of service and hospitality continues to raise the bar as the industry standard.

Bellissimo Restaurant

Bellissimo Restaurant is owned and operated by Omar Lavayen and Mary Killay Lavayen. Omar has been the Executive Chef at Bellissimo since 2004 and they became owners in 2009. The restaurant has been rated highly by Northern Virginia Magazine, The Washington Post and the Fairfax Connection newspapers. The Bellissimo Restaurant is a historic building that was previously owned by Giovanni Cocciante, a veteran of Old Cantina D’ Italia in Washington, DC.

21 Great American Bistro

Open since July 14th, 2015, 21 Great American Bistro is family owned and run by three amazing chefs with over 80+ years of experience. Their passion for quality ingredients, their love for food, and quality of service are their top priorities. They have an extensive wine selection, full bar and ever changing dessert specialties.

Bollywood Bistro

Bollywood Bistro is a culinary gem in that their food is modern, fresh, and simply excellent. Bollywood Bistro opened in August 2009 inside the Fairfax Old Town Plaza, and in 2014 launched a location in Great Falls, VA! Since their inception, they have been serving both quality interpretations of classic dishes and daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of food. For your next event, make sure you choose Bollywood Bistro. They are not only a fine dining restaurant, but a preferred caterer for multiple venues in DC, MD and VA. Schedule a tasting or a night out with them today!

Dolce Vita Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

They take great pride in the fact that all of their dishes are authentically Italian, with recipes and preparation techniques rooted in the deepest culinary traditions of Italy. You will enjoy in the aromas, textures and taste sensations created by their Executive Chef, Anthony Grasso. They strive to use the freshest possible ingredients (many from their own garden), locally-sourced meats and produce, and pastas made in-house every day.
The owners at Dolce Vita have been serving authentic Italian cuisine to the community in the City of Fairfax for over twenty years. They strive for that perfect combination of traditional Italian favorites and new Italian cuisine created by Executive Chef Anthony Grasso.

Mmm… Mmm… Mmm… whether its American, Italian or Indian… Fairfax has something for every night of the week! Why don’t you pencil in Artie’s or Bollywood Bistro in for your next date night! Fairfax County has all the restaurants a person could dream of… Come visit soon for your next culinary adventure!

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