Dine Al Fresco: Outdoor Dining in Alexandria
Planning devouring that salad at your desk again this afternoon? Don’t – unless you want to be more miserable at work! A 2013 study showed that you’ll be more positive if you grab lunch outside the office. This translates to any time of day too (i.e., eating dinner mindlessly in front of the tv).
Although “eating sandwiches on the beach” was found to boost the mood most, there’s no need to make a trip to the shore. Even a park bench near greenery works! Start outdoor dining in Alexandria near the The Parker to boost your happiness today. Google driving directions are linked below each restaurant name, but if you really want an extra endorphin rush, bike or run to these top picks!
Saving up for your summer Cayman Islands vacay? Pack a delicious meal, and head to one of the following parks near The Parker for a relaxing meal experience:
If you’re in the mood to treat yourself to a lunch or dinner (or breakfast, for that matter) out today, here are our top 8 outdoor eateries. Many of these restaurants are super close to your apartments in Alexandria, VA, and you can choose to bike or take a quick drive over. All are around 10 minutes away, if not closer!
Menu must-try: Roasted Chesapeake oysters with lime, chili butter, and toasted cornbread.
Menu must-try: Truffled pomme frites with shaved asiago.
Menu must-try: Mac ‘n’ cheesetique with goat gouda, asiago and cacio di roma, topped with truffle-infused bread crumbs.
Menu must-try: Tuscan homemade caprese flatbread with tender field greens, diced tomato, sliced kalamata olive, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil.
Menu must-try: Blue crab fritters.
Menu must-try: Vegan sampler.
Menu must-try: Fried oysters.
Menu must-try: Monster steak and cheese.
Whatever you choose to enjoy – and where you choose to enjoy it – you can’t go wrong when you go with this list. And if you’re looking for an amazing apartment to call home in Alexandria, you really can’t go wrong with The Parker. Sign up for more information today!
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