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What You Need to Know About Summer Restaurant Week 2020

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Washington, DC’s biannual celebration of its dining scene runs from Aug. 17-30

With 2020 playing out unlike any other year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is taking a different approach to the summer edition of Restaurant Week. This year’s promotion runs for two weeks, allowing for even more time to take advantage of specially priced meals, including to-go options, as well as cocktail and wine pairings. Dig into the details and plan your late summer culinary excursion in DC!

The Best Restaurants and Places to Eat in Washington, DC

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Two weeks is even better than one

Osteria Morini in DC for Summer Restaurant Week

In order to encourage the support of hundreds of restaurants in DC, Maryland and Virginia, RAMW has expanded Restaurant Week to two weeks. Diners now have even more time to support their favorite neighborhood eateries and explore new destinations for takeaway and on-site dining.

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Choose from lunch, brunch and multiple dinner options

Ivy City SmokeHouse

Multi-course lunch and brunch menus will be available both in-person and to-go at just $22 per person. Restaurants will also offer dinner menus at $35 and $55 per person, providing multiple price point options for individuals and families. Optional cocktail or wine pairings are also available a la carte or on premises.

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Family style to-go meals

Many participating restaurants are serving up specially priced family-style to-go dinner meals at the $35 and $55 price points. For the former, you can feed two people for just $60 or four for $130. The higher price point brings savings, too, as a meal for two is just $100 and an order for four is just $210. Never has it been easier to bring an incredible DC dining experience home with you.

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The possibilities are endless

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With dozens of restaurants in the region participating and a wealth of to-go and in-person options, this edition of Restaurant Week is showcasing the DMV restaurant community like never before. You can take your taste buds all over the world without leaving the area. Fill the evening with Mexican flavors from Mi Vida, which will offer both $35 and $55 dinner options. If delectable seafood is your preference, grab grub to-go from Ivy City Smokehouse. Experience the breathtaking Indian cuisine of Rasika West End, which offers both dinner options to-go as well as a cocktail/wine pairing. Satisfy your Italian fix with Officina or Osteria Morini and don’t forget about the restaurants of José Andrés, including Zaytinya, Jaleo and Oyamel.

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Sign up for the Restaurant Week Diner Rewards Program

You can receive exclusive updates on restaurant deals, events and promotions throughout the year when you sign up for this RAMW program. Members are automatically entered to win special Restaurant Week giveaways, including gift cards, cookbooks and more!

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