Category Archives: Springfield

Rivera’s Restaurant

Rivera’s Restaurant, 6552 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA, 703-451-5343 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Citysearch] Has pupusas as well, selection of standard Peruvian dishes, very small, definitely a mom and pop, I have yet to try it. Related … Continue reading

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Aabshaar Kabob & Sweets

Aabshaar Kabob & Sweets, 6550 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA, 703-866-1155 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | City Paper | openlist | Yelp} Very authentic, but in this case that means the food is too oily. Can … Continue reading

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Cedar Cafe

Cedar Cafe, web site, 6409 Shiplett Blvd., Burke, VA, 703-455-7080 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Recommended to me, I haven’t yet been, a Lebanese person emailed me and said their Tabouleh was excellent. Related Posts:

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Tokyo Inn Japanese Steakhouse and Seafood Restaurant

Tokyo Inn Japanese Steakhouse and Seafood Restaurant, web site, 6661 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA, 703-923-9800 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [openlist | Yelp] I have yet to go, doesn’t look like anything original but almost certainly a … Continue reading

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Five Guys

Five Guys, web site, 4626 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-671-1606, many other branches too, including on 107 N. Fayette Street, Alexandria, VA, 6541 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA, and 2960 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, right by the Multiplex and the … Continue reading

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Manila Cafe

Manila Cafe, 7020 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA, 703-644-5825 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | City Paper | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] I find this to be the most interesting Filipino place around. The barbecued pig … Continue reading

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Portales

Portales, web site, 6148 Franconia Road, Alexandria (Springfield), VA, 703-922-4827, this place used to be on Glebe Road (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] It always looked a little boring/”continental” to me, but I have yet to … Continue reading

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Food Corner

Food Corner, web site, 7031-A Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA (Rte. 236), 703-750-2185 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | City Paper | Citysearch] Very mom and pop. Relatively authentic Afghan food, including vegetable dishes, kabobs also. … Continue reading

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