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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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Barley Mac

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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]

Ben's Chili Bowl

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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]

Bistro 360

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[Photo: Facebook]

Caffé Aficionado

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[Photo: Facebook]

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

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[Photo: Facebook]

District Taco

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

Heavy Seas Alehouse

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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]

Mele Bistro

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

Sip Wine & Dine

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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.

Spinfire

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Wiseguy NY Pizza

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

Barley Mac

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]

Ben's Chili Bowl

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]

Bistro 360

[Photo: Facebook]

Caffé Aficionado

[Photo: Facebook]

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

[Photo: Facebook]

District Taco

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

Heavy Seas Alehouse

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]

Mele Bistro

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

Sip Wine & Dine

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.

Spinfire

[Photo: Facebook]

Wiseguy NY Pizza

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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