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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Music Venue
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“It's a coffee house, and the place to go in the DC area to hear the singer-songwriter types in an intimate venue. If you are interested in this, make sure I put you in touch with my co-worker Greg. He goes to over 100 music concerts a year and knows everyone at Jammin Java. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This brewery is a 15-minute drive to Vienna, but if craft brews are your thang, go here. Really good beer and a fun vibe (it’s located in an industrial park as all good hole-in-the-wall breweries are). I took a beer snob friend here and he approved. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Church
“The Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park is a linear regional park in Northern Virginia. The park's primary feature is the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail (abbreviated as W&OD Trail), an asphalt-surfaced paved rail trail that runs through densely populated urban and suburban communities as well as through rural areas. Most of the trail travels on top of the rail bed of the former Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, which closed in 1968. Although the park is 44.8 miles (72.1 km) long, it is only about 100 feet (30 m) wide. The rail trail is approximately 10 feet (3.0 m) wide through much of its length and is suitable for walking, running, cycling, and roller skating.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Lively roadside hacienda with occasional mariachi bands has a traditional Mexican menu & a patio”
  • 5 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Farm-fresh plates & creative cocktails with Asian-Latin flair in a simple, earth-toned space. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Quirky coffee shop in Vienna. Go for a smooth cup of joe and a neighborhood atmosphere.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a bit of a hike (15 min drive) but hands down the best sushi in the area, and the most affordable too!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Chinese food of course. Their specialty is the hand pulled noodles. They have a glass-wall where you can watch chef making the noodles from a dough.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Dive Bar in every best sense of the term. Great chili cheese dogs, cheap but good beer and honestly a good place to eat, drink and chill.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Bus Stop for WMATA bus 15 M George Mason University - Tysons Corner Line. $1.75 or less. Service stops include Silver and Orange line metro stations. Fairfax Connector 461 and 466 bus also.”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“Historic Civil War house/museum/store along the WO&D Trail in historic part of Town of Vienna ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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Sushi Restaurant
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“Sushi & other Japanese fare garner attention at this strip-mall restaurant with a minimalist feel.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“This is an awesome thai restaurant but they are tiny and only have 12 or so tables! Call ahead first!”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“This brewery is a 15-minute drive to Vienna, but if craft brews are your thang, go here. Really good beer and a fun vibe (it’s located in an industrial park as all good hole-in-the-wall breweries are). I took a beer snob friend here and he approved. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
“Lively roadside hacienda with occasional mariachi bands has a traditional Mexican menu & a patio”
  • 5 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Farm-fresh plates & creative cocktails with Asian-Latin flair in a simple, earth-toned space. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a bit of a hike (15 min drive) but hands down the best sushi in the area, and the most affordable too!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“Chinese food of course. Their specialty is the hand pulled noodles. They have a glass-wall where you can watch chef making the noodles from a dough.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Sushi & other Japanese fare garner attention at this strip-mall restaurant with a minimalist feel.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This is an awesome thai restaurant but they are tiny and only have 12 or so tables! Call ahead first!”
  • 4 locals recommend

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