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No Longer a Wasteland: New and Upcoming Places to Try in Rosslyn

Its former reputation is waning.

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Rosslyn has long had a reputation for being a suburb with few dining options. That's been changing over the past year or so. Eater first noted the improvements last fall; now, even more restaurants have opened or announced plans for the Arlington neighborhood.

Here are the newest and upcoming dining options in Rosslyn.

UPDATE: 100 Montaditos has now closed in Rosslyn, and this map has been updated to reflect that.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Barley Mac

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1600 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

The owners of A-Town and Don Tito (pictured) will open Barley Mac, serving up Italian-American food, beer and bourbon by the end of the year. [Photo: R. Lopez]

2. Ben's Chili Bowl

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1725 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 649-5255
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Ben's Chili Bowl expanded outside of U Street with this satellite location, which has been slinging half-smokes for the past year or so. [Photo: Eater.com]

3. Bistro 360

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1800 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 522-3600
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4. Caffé Aficionado

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1919 N Lynn St
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 567-7095

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5. Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

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1500 Wilson Blvd
Rosslyn, VA 22209
(703) 465-2277

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6. District Taco

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1500 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

Prolific taco chain District Taco has signed a lease to open a location in Rosslyn. They're planning for a fall opening. [Photo: Official]

7. Heavy Seas Alehouse

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1501 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 879-4388
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After more than a year of business, this brewery is still thriving in Rosslyn. The menu leans classic bar food, with some Maryland influences. [Photo: R Lopez]

8. Mele Bistro

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Colonial Village Shopping Center, 1723 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 522-0284

Village Bistro changed its name to Mele Bistro in 2014 after switching to new ownership. [Photo: Official]

9. Sip Wine & Dine

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1501 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

This restaurant signed a lease last year to open its doors, though has not yet debuted in Rosslyn. A Baltimore location opened last winter, but a Georgia location has since closed. UPDATE: A spokesperson says that opening will come later this year, likely around the fall.

10. Spinfire

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1501 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 243-3000
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11. Wiseguy NY Pizza

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1735 North Lynn Street
Arlington, VA 22209

Wiseguys Pizza just debuted in Rosslyn a few weeks ago, serving up pizza by the slice, garlic knots and more. [Photo: Official]

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1. Barley Mac

1600 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209

The owners of A-Town and Don Tito (pictured) will open Barley Mac, serving up Italian-American food, beer and bourbon by the end of the year. [Photo: R. Lopez]

1600 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

2. Ben's Chili Bowl

1725 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209

Ben's Chili Bowl expanded outside of U Street with this satellite location, which has been slinging half-smokes for the past year or so. [Photo: Eater.com]

1725 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209

3. Bistro 360

1800 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201

[Photo: Facebook]

1800 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

4. Caffé Aficionado

1919 N Lynn St, Arlington, VA 22209

[Photo: Facebook]

1919 N Lynn St
Arlington, VA 22209

5. Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

1500 Wilson Blvd, Rosslyn, VA 22209

[Photo: Facebook]

1500 Wilson Blvd
Rosslyn, VA 22209

6. District Taco

1500 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209

Prolific taco chain District Taco has signed a lease to open a location in Rosslyn. They're planning for a fall opening. [Photo: Official]

1500 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

7. Heavy Seas Alehouse

1501 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209

After more than a year of business, this brewery is still thriving in Rosslyn. The menu leans classic bar food, with some Maryland influences. [Photo: R Lopez]

1501 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209

8. Mele Bistro

Colonial Village Shopping Center, 1723 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209

Village Bistro changed its name to Mele Bistro in 2014 after switching to new ownership. [Photo: Official]

Colonial Village Shopping Center, 1723 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

9. Sip Wine & Dine

1501 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209

This restaurant signed a lease last year to open its doors, though has not yet debuted in Rosslyn. A Baltimore location opened last winter, but a Georgia location has since closed. UPDATE: A spokesperson says that opening will come later this year, likely around the fall.

1501 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

10. Spinfire

1501 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209

[Photo: Facebook]

1501 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209

11. Wiseguy NY Pizza

1735 North Lynn Street, Arlington, VA 22209

Wiseguys Pizza just debuted in Rosslyn a few weeks ago, serving up pizza by the slice, garlic knots and more. [Photo: Official]

1735 North Lynn Street
Arlington, VA 22209

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