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17 Select Options for Takeout or Delivery in Arlington

Noodles, sushi, bagels, sandwiches, pizza, and much more

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Pepperoni pizza from Wiseguy
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Just like restaurants in the District, some Northern Virginia chefs are turning to carryout and delivery while dining rooms are shut down to help halt the spread of COVID-19. Virginia imposed a dine-in ban Monday, which was a week behind D.C. and Maryland and not soon enough for several chefs. Many restaurants are advocating for full-scale closures, arguing that even legal takeout and delivery operations are putting workers at risk and threatening to extend the public health crisis.

People quarantining at home are still patronizing restaurants, so here are a handful of select picks for Arlington residents.

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Bethesda Bagels

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Family-owned local bagel shop Bethesda Bagel’s Rosslyn location is on UberEats and also accepting online orders for pickup.

Wiseguy Pizza

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Order Wiseguy’s New York-style slices online, and employees from the local chain will carry out orders to diners’ cars for curbside delivery.

The iconic pho shop is open for to-go bowls brimming with noodles and fragrant, beefy broth.

Guajillo

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Long-running Mexican food favorite Guajillo is available for carryout and is on DoorDash, too, for any guac and chips or enchilada cravings.

Sushi Rock

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Besides rolls and nigiri, try dishes like kalbi tacos or wonton chip nachos at Sushi Rock. The Courthouse restaurant offers delivery via Caviar, UberEats, Grubhub, and Doordash.

Bayou Bakery

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Find biscuit sandwiches for breakfast and “muff-a-lotta” sandwiches and gumbo for lunch on the special pickup/UberEats menu at this New Orleans-style bakery. Bayou Bakery is also partnering with Real Food for Kids to offer free meals to children in need during the school shutdown.

Earl's Sandwiches

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Tired of PB&J? Earl’s Sandwiches in Courthouse is available on DoorDash and for carryout, with gourmet sandwiches like roast beef and artichoke or roasted turkey with cranberry relish.

Ambar Clarendon

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Known for its bottomless Balkan feasts, Ambar is attempting to mimic the generous service with a grab-and-go option that’s available for pickup or delivery (call-in, UberEats). A six-course, $60 meal includes options for soups, salads, spreads, vegetables, mains like beef short rib ghoulash or roast lamb, and dessert. A $110 option feeds six to eight people.

Green Pig Bistro

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Clarendon’s Green Pig Bistro posts daily lunch and dinner menus on Instagram for carryout: options include lasagna or meatloaf family-style meals for dinner and buffalo ribs for lunch.

SER Restaurant

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Ballston’s Spanish eatery is known for a great burger in addition to favorites like papas bravas and tortilla española sandwiches. SER is on Postmates, UberEats, Grubhub, and DoorDash and is also offering curbside pickup.

The Bronson Bierhall

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This new German beer hall in Ballston is offering a quarantine package for $42.99 that consists of one growler, one plain giant pretzel, and a choice of two bratwurst. (Diners can opt for a la carte as well). Order for pickup or delivery via DoorDash.

Neighborhood Provisions

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Neighborhood Restaurant Group, the Virginia-based, beer-centric company behind restaurants like Rustico, Iron Gate, and the Bluejacket, is making dishes from many of its businesses available through an in-house delivery operation (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) available in Arlington, Alexandria, and D.C. Orders can include carrot haydari spread from Hazel, hot pastrami subs from the Red Apron Butcher, smoked chicken from Birch and Barley, and Rustico pizzas. Takeout is available at the Rustico in Ballston. There’s a pantry option, too.

Carrot haydari from Hazel
Carrot haydari from Hazel
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Sidekick Bakery

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Order online for curbside pickup of Sidekick Bakery’s fancy egg sandwiches with asiago and bacon, or treats like root beer floats, cookies, and pop tarts.

Pupatella

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Certifiable Neapolitan pizzeria Pupatella is accepting phone and online orders only for pickup at its two locations in Arlington. The original location at Wilson Boulevard is also on UberEats.

Bun'd Up

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Taiwanese steamed bun spot Bun’d Up and Korean-inspired rice bowl joint Rice Crook have centralized operations at Bun’d Up’s Joyce Street location for curbside pickup and delivery. The special menu consists of $9 rice bowls with toppings like lemongrass chicken or K-bbq beef, or $9 for three bao buns (try braised pork belly with pineapple kimchi). The prices drop to $7 for those in the food industry.

Thai Square

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Order online for pickup or delivery from Thai Square, with noodles, curries, and signature dishes like crispy honey roasted duck with basil.

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Mezeh Mediterranean Grill (Crystal City)

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Order online for pickup at local Mediterranean fast-casual chain Mezeh, with build-you-own bowls, wraps or pita sandwiches.

Bethesda Bagels

Family-owned local bagel shop Bethesda Bagel’s Rosslyn location is on UberEats and also accepting online orders for pickup.

Wiseguy Pizza

Order Wiseguy’s New York-style slices online, and employees from the local chain will carry out orders to diners’ cars for curbside delivery.

Pho 75

The iconic pho shop is open for to-go bowls brimming with noodles and fragrant, beefy broth.

Guajillo

Long-running Mexican food favorite Guajillo is available for carryout and is on DoorDash, too, for any guac and chips or enchilada cravings.

Sushi Rock

Besides rolls and nigiri, try dishes like kalbi tacos or wonton chip nachos at Sushi Rock. The Courthouse restaurant offers delivery via Caviar, UberEats, Grubhub, and Doordash.

Bayou Bakery

Find biscuit sandwiches for breakfast and “muff-a-lotta” sandwiches and gumbo for lunch on the special pickup/UberEats menu at this New Orleans-style bakery. Bayou Bakery is also partnering with Real Food for Kids to offer free meals to children in need during the school shutdown.

Earl's Sandwiches

Tired of PB&J? Earl’s Sandwiches in Courthouse is available on DoorDash and for carryout, with gourmet sandwiches like roast beef and artichoke or roasted turkey with cranberry relish.

Ambar Clarendon

Known for its bottomless Balkan feasts, Ambar is attempting to mimic the generous service with a grab-and-go option that’s available for pickup or delivery (call-in, UberEats). A six-course, $60 meal includes options for soups, salads, spreads, vegetables, mains like beef short rib ghoulash or roast lamb, and dessert. A $110 option feeds six to eight people.

Green Pig Bistro

Clarendon’s Green Pig Bistro posts daily lunch and dinner menus on Instagram for carryout: options include lasagna or meatloaf family-style meals for dinner and buffalo ribs for lunch.

SER Restaurant

Ballston’s Spanish eatery is known for a great burger in addition to favorites like papas bravas and tortilla española sandwiches. SER is on Postmates, UberEats, Grubhub, and DoorDash and is also offering curbside pickup.

The Bronson Bierhall

This new German beer hall in Ballston is offering a quarantine package for $42.99 that consists of one growler, one plain giant pretzel, and a choice of two bratwurst. (Diners can opt for a la carte as well). Order for pickup or delivery via DoorDash.

Neighborhood Provisions

Carrot haydari from Hazel
Carrot haydari from Hazel
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

Neighborhood Restaurant Group, the Virginia-based, beer-centric company behind restaurants like Rustico, Iron Gate, and the Bluejacket, is making dishes from many of its businesses available through an in-house delivery operation (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) available in Arlington, Alexandria, and D.C. Orders can include carrot haydari spread from Hazel, hot pastrami subs from the Red Apron Butcher, smoked chicken from Birch and Barley, and Rustico pizzas. Takeout is available at the Rustico in Ballston. There’s a pantry option, too.

Carrot haydari from Hazel
Carrot haydari from Hazel
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

Sidekick Bakery

Order online for curbside pickup of Sidekick Bakery’s fancy egg sandwiches with asiago and bacon, or treats like root beer floats, cookies, and pop tarts.

Pupatella

Certifiable Neapolitan pizzeria Pupatella is accepting phone and online orders only for pickup at its two locations in Arlington. The original location at Wilson Boulevard is also on UberEats.

Bun'd Up

Taiwanese steamed bun spot Bun’d Up and Korean-inspired rice bowl joint Rice Crook have centralized operations at Bun’d Up’s Joyce Street location for curbside pickup and delivery. The special menu consists of $9 rice bowls with toppings like lemongrass chicken or K-bbq beef, or $9 for three bao buns (try braised pork belly with pineapple kimchi). The prices drop to $7 for those in the food industry.

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Thai Square

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Order online for pickup or delivery from Thai Square, with noodles, curries, and signature dishes like crispy honey roasted duck with basil.

Where Tom Eats - Thai Square Washington Post via Getty Images

Mezeh Mediterranean Grill (Crystal City)

Order online for pickup at local Mediterranean fast-casual chain Mezeh, with build-you-own bowls, wraps or pita sandwiches.

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