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Best Virginia Suburbs (DC) Cheap Eats


As the world economy slows down, we may want to tighten our belts, but we still need to fill our stomachs. Splurging at top-rated restaurants is fun for special events, but where can you go for a good quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of our selections for the best cheap eats in Virginia Suburbs (DC).

A & J Restaurant Chinese
12/20
4316 Markham St.
Annandale, VA 22003
Menu
Extensive menu of Northern-style dim sum. More...

Amphora's Diner Deluxe American
12/20
1151 Elden St.
Herndon, VA 20170

Family-style meals 24/7. More...

Anita's Mexican Food Mexican
12/20
9278 Old Keene Mill Rd.
Springfield, VA 22153
Menu
Springfield outpost of a popular Mexican chain with generous portion sizes More...

Anita’s New Mexico Style Mexican Food Mexican
12/20
10880 Lee Hwy.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Menu
Fairfax outpost of a popular Mexican chain with generous portion sizes More...

Anita’s New Mexico Style Mexican Food Mexican
12/20
13921 Lee Jackson Hwy.
Chantilly, VA 20151
Menu
Chantilly outpost of a popular Mexican chain with generous portion sizes More...

Anita’s New Mexico Style Mexican Food Mexican
12/20
521 Maple Ave. E.
Vienna, VA 22180
Menu
Vienna outpost of a popular Mexican chain with generous portion sizes More...

Anita’s New Mexico Style Mexican Food Mexican
12/20
701 Elden St.
Herndon, VA 20170
Menu
Herndon outpost of a popular Mexican chain with generous portion sizes More...

Bob & Edith's Diner Diner
12/20
2310 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204
Menu
Eat a full dinner for what you might pay for an appetizer elsewhere More...

Bombay Cafe Indian
Quick Bite
11213 Lee Hwy.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Menu
The real deal for Indian eats. More...

Bubba's Bar-B-Q Barbecue
12/20
Merri Falls Plaza
7810-F Lee Hwy.
Falls Church, VA 22042
Menu
Eat lots of tasty pork while enjoying the pig-themed dining room More...

Cafe Deluxe American
13/20
1800 International Dr.
Vienna, VA 22102
Menu
This friendly café is geared to casual eating, convivial socializing and comfort-food eats at family-affordable prices. More...

Cafe Tirolo Italian
13/20
4001 Fairfax Dr.
Arlington, VA 22203
Menu
A hint of the Alps in Virginia. More...

Cassatt's A Kiwi Cafe American
12/20
Lee Heights
4536 Lee Hwy.
Arlington, VA 22207
Menu
Charming neighborhood destination sells artwork, sandwiches, and steaming coffees. More...

Charcoal Kebab Afghan
12/20
Super K-Mart Center
394 Elden St.
Herndon, VA 20170
Menu
Good casual mood-food with an exotic twist. More...

Darya Kabob Persian
Quick Bite
Town Center Plaza
21800 Town Center Plaza
Sterling, VA 20164
Menu
Small, unpretentious, and the home of meat kabobs. More...

Dolce Vita Italian
12/20
10824 Lee Hwy.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Menu
Dolce Vita beckons with its lusty Italian fare. More...

El Charrito Caminante Mexican
Quick Bite
2710A Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Menu
Reasonably priced and varied tacos, burritos and pupusas. More...

Elevation Burger Burgers
Quick Bite
442 S. Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
Menu
One of the best burgers in town! More...

Fire Works Pizza
13/20
201 Harrison St. SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
Menu
Funky pizza served up in a casual setting. More...

Five Guys Burgers
Quick Bite
107 N. Fayette St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Menu
Good burgers and terrific fries in Alexandria. More...

Five Guys Burgers
Quick Bite
6541 Backlick Rd.
Springfield, VA 22150
Menu
Much acclaimed burgers and fries More...

Five Guys Burgers
Quick Bite
4626 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22302
Menu
Much acclaimed burgers and fries More...

Five Guys Burgers
Quick Bite
Fox Mill Centre
2521 John Milton Dr.
Herndon, VA 20171
Menu
Best burgers in town. More...

Flavors Soul Food Southern
12/20
3420 Carlyn Hill Dr.
Falls Church, VA 22041
Menu
Feast on the authentic soul-food with abandon More...

Guajillo Latin American
12/20
Colonial Village
1727 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209
Menu
More of a hangout than a place for great food, this venue goes for the popularized Tex-Mex fare over traditional Mexican cuisine. More...

La Caraquena Venezuelan
13/20
300 W. Broad St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
Menu
Reasonably priced, unique Venezuelan food in a diminutive space. More...

Lebanese Taverna Lebanese
12/20
5900 Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22205
Menu
A great place to introduce the family to Lebanese cuisine More...

Lost Dog Cafe Pizza
12/20
Westover Shopping Center
5876 N. Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22205

A dog-themed pizza parlor in Arlington. More...

Mark's Duck House Chinese
12/20
Wilson Center
6184-A Arlington Blvd.
Falls Church, VA 22044
Menu
Casual Cantonese fare with roast duck a specialty; try the dim sum. More...

Mexicali Blues Mexican
12/20
2933 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Menu
Bargain prices and great Mexican-Salvadoran food make this Clarendon-area restaurant a perennial favorite. More...

Moby Dick House of Kabob Persian
Quick Bite
6854 Old Dominion Dr.
McLean, VA 22101
Menu
After eating at the McLean location of this popular chain, you will leave addicted to kebabs. More...

Open Kitchen Bistro + Wine Bar American
13/20
7115 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Menu
A unique three-in-one food destination that may set the standard for future eat-cook ventures. More...

Pei Wei Asian Diner Pan-Asian
Quick Bite
Woodland Park Crossing
2338 Woodland Crossing Dr.
Herndon, VA 20171
Menu
Fast and easy Asian-style food in big portions; fun for the family. More...

Picante! The Real Taco Tex-Mex
12/20
14511-B Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy.
Chantilly, VA 20151
Menu
Zesty flavors and non-traditional offerings More...

Silver Diner Diner
12/20
8101 Fletcher St.
McLean, VA 22102
Menu
Savor down-home cooking at Silver Diner’s McLean outpost. More...

Silver Diner Diner
12/20
3200 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Menu
Savor down-home cooking at Silver Diner’s Arlington outpost. More...

Silver Diner Diner
12/20
8150 Porter Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22042
Menu
Savor down-home cooking at Silver Diner’s Falls Church outpost. More...

Silver Diner Diner
12/20
6592 Springfield Rd.
Springfield, VA 22150
Menu
Savor down-home cooking at Silver Diner’s Springfield outpost. More...

Silver Diner Diner
12/20
11951 Killingworth Ave.
Reston, VA 20194
Menu
Savor down-home cooking at Silver Diner’s Reston outpost. More...

Silver Diner Diner
12/20
Fair Oaks Mall
12250 Fair Lakes Pkwy.
Fairfax, VA 22033
Menu
Savor down-home cooking at Silver Diner’s Fairfax outpost. More...

Silver Diner Diner
12/20
Potomac Mills
14375 Smoetown Rd.
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Menu
Savor down-home cooking at Silver Diner’s Woodbridge outpost. More...

Taqueria el Poblano Tex-Mex
13/20
Harris Teeter Shopping Center
2503A N. Harrison St.
Arlington, VA 22207
Menu
It takes a mighty taco to woo such crowds. More...

Thai Square Restaurant Thai
13/20
Westmont
3217 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204
Menu
Authentic flavors shine in dishes like mussels baked in a clay pot and the green papaya salad. More...

The Vienna Inn American
Quick Bite
120 E. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180
Menu
Take the whole family to the Vienna Inn for tasty eats More...

Whitlow's on Wilson American
12/20
2854 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Menu
Casual restaurant for familiar American cooking, from hefty burgers and barbecue chicken to chocolate cake. More...

Willard's Real Pit BBQ Barbecue
Quick Bite
Chantilly Shopping Center
4300 Chantilly Shopping Ctr., Ste. 1A
Chantilly, VA 20151
Menu
Drop into this casual barbecue spot for St. Louis-style ribs and good sides. More...


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