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Where to Take a Breather on Black Friday

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Let's face it: Black Friday can sap the energy out of even the most devoted shopper, particularly when you get stuck hitting the stores with relatives in from out of town. After hours of waiting in line, fighting over flat screen TVs and doling out coupons, a decent meal is necessary. But where are the decent dining options around the city's various shopping centers? Eater has you covered, whether you're looking for a quick bite or something a little more civilized this Friday. This list is hardly comprehensive, so feel free to share your shopping-area favorites in the comments.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Tysons Corner Center

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1961 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, VA 22182
(703) 893-9400
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The Shopping: As one of the country’s top shopping destination, Tysons Corner Center and its neighboring Tysons Galleria (not to mention the surrounding stand-alone stores, from Crate & Barrel to Bed, Bath & Beyond) should be a zoo on Black Friday.
Quick Bites: Lebanese Taverna, Wasabi, Cava Grill, BGR
Sit Down: Coastal Flats, La Sandia, Nostos, Chef Geoff’s, Seasons 52
Splurge After Shopping: Capital Grille, Harth
A Short Trek Away: 2941, Maple Ave., Evo Bistro, Sweet Ginger

2. Penn Quarter/Downtown

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1025 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 347-3306
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The Shopping: The annual holiday market, plus Cowgirl Creamery, Anthropologie, H&M and more.
Quick Bites: Merzi, Ella's Wood Fired Pizza, Teaism, Paul Bakery, Luke's Lobster, Amorini Panini
New In Town: Protein Bar
Sit Down: Zaytinya, Carmine's, Graffiato
Splurge After Shopping: Proof, Rasika, Fiola
A Short Trek Away: The 14th Street corridor (Cork, Bar Pilar and more)

3. Georgetown

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3222 M St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

The Shopping: The new Jonathan Adler, the new Nike superstore, several furniture and accessory retailers at Cady's Alley, plus a variety of chain and boutique shops, ranging from Athleta to AllSaints
Quick Bites: Five Guys, Moby Dick's, Georgetown Cupcake, Sweetgreen
New In town: Farmers Fishers Bakers, Luke's Lobster, Bandolero
Sit Down: Pizzeria Paradiso, Bistro Francais, Martin's Tavern
Splurge After Shopping: Bourbon Steak, 1789
A short trek away: Foggy Bottom/West End (Jardenea, Rasika West End, Ris)

4. Chevy Chase/Friendship Heights

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5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015

The Shopping: Mazza Gallerie, which houses such destinations as Neiman Marcus, Ann Taylor and Williams-Sonoma, the Collection at Chevy Chase (Cartier, Jimmy Choo), the Shops at Wisconsin Place (Anthropologie, Cole Haan)
Quick Bites: Pete's APizza, Crisp & Juicy, Z-Burger, Tynan Coffee
New In Town: Blue 44Sit Down: Lia's, Chadwick's, Masala Art, Indique Heights
Splurge after Shopping: Capital Grille, Sushi-Ko, Tavira
A Short Trek Away: Buck's Fishing & Camping, Comet Ping Pong, Bethesda (everything from Mon Ami Gabi to Mia's)

5. Bethesda Row

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Bethesda Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

The Shopping: The Apple Store, Lululemon, Barnes & Noble and boutiques galore
Quick Bites: Bethesda Bagels, Cava Grill, Luke's Lobster, Taylor Gourmet, Vapiano
New In Town: Boloco, Kraze Burger, Vino Volo
Sit Down: Jaleo, Mussel Bar, Redwood, Black's Bar & Kitchen, Food Wine & Co.
Splurge After Shopping: Bistro Provence, Grapeseed, Newton's Table
A Short Trek Away: Wildwood Kitchen, Addie's, Matchbox Rockville

6. Arundel Mills Mall

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7000 Arundel Mills Cir
Hanover, MD 21076
(410) 540-5100
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The Shopping: Outlets ranging from Kenneth Cole to TJ Maxx.
Quick Bites: Potbelly, Flippin' Pizza
New In Town: Bobby's Burger Palace
Sit Down: Buffalo Wild Wings, DuClaw Brewing Company, The Cheesecake Factory, Noodles (at Maryland Live!)
Splurge After Shopping: You'll have to drive to do it: Iron Bridge Wine Co. and Sushi Sono (Columbia), Level Small Plates and Joss (Annapolis)
A Short Trek Away: Annapolis, Columbia (see above)

7. Potomac Mills

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The Shopping: Ikea, outlets including Brooks Brothers, American Eagle
Quick Bites: Swedish meatballs at Ikea, Five Guys, Tropical Smoothie Cafe
New In Town: The Cheesecake Factory
Sit Down: Guapo's, Cock & Bowl, Taste of Tandoor
Splurge After Shopping: Bistro L'Hermitage, The Osprey's at Belmont Bay
A Short Trek Away: Burke (Spartan's Family Restaurant, Glory Days Grill)

8. Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets

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241 Fort Evans Rd. NE
Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 737-3071
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The Shopping: Multiple outlet centers, with shops including Le Creuset, Coach
Quick Bites: Doner Bistro, Windy City Red Hots
New In Town: Melt, Blue Mountain Cafe, Market Burger (Purcellville)
Sit Down: Los Tios, The Cajun Experience, The Wine Kitchen, Vintage 50, Clyde's Willow Creek Farm, Blue Ridge Grill. Angeethi
Splurge After Shopping: Tuscarora Mill, Lightfoot Restaurant
A Short Trek Away: Ashburn (Ford's Fish Shack), Loudoun County wineries, Frederick (Family Meal, Lunchbox)

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1. Tysons Corner Center

1961 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, VA 22182

The Shopping: As one of the country’s top shopping destination, Tysons Corner Center and its neighboring Tysons Galleria (not to mention the surrounding stand-alone stores, from Crate & Barrel to Bed, Bath & Beyond) should be a zoo on Black Friday.
Quick Bites: Lebanese Taverna, Wasabi, Cava Grill, BGR
Sit Down: Coastal Flats, La Sandia, Nostos, Chef Geoff’s, Seasons 52
Splurge After Shopping: Capital Grille, Harth
A Short Trek Away: 2941, Maple Ave., Evo Bistro, Sweet Ginger

1961 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, VA 22182

2. Penn Quarter/Downtown

1025 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

The Shopping: The annual holiday market, plus Cowgirl Creamery, Anthropologie, H&M and more.
Quick Bites: Merzi, Ella's Wood Fired Pizza, Teaism, Paul Bakery, Luke's Lobster, Amorini Panini
New In Town: Protein Bar
Sit Down: Zaytinya, Carmine's, Graffiato
Splurge After Shopping: Proof, Rasika, Fiola
A Short Trek Away: The 14th Street corridor (Cork, Bar Pilar and more)

1025 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

3. Georgetown

3222 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20007

The Shopping: The new Jonathan Adler, the new Nike superstore, several furniture and accessory retailers at Cady's Alley, plus a variety of chain and boutique shops, ranging from Athleta to AllSaints
Quick Bites: Five Guys, Moby Dick's, Georgetown Cupcake, Sweetgreen
New In town: Farmers Fishers Bakers, Luke's Lobster, Bandolero
Sit Down: Pizzeria Paradiso, Bistro Francais, Martin's Tavern
Splurge After Shopping: Bourbon Steak, 1789
A short trek away: Foggy Bottom/West End (Jardenea, Rasika West End, Ris)

3222 M St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

4. Chevy Chase/Friendship Heights

5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20015

The Shopping: Mazza Gallerie, which houses such destinations as Neiman Marcus, Ann Taylor and Williams-Sonoma, the Collection at Chevy Chase (Cartier, Jimmy Choo), the Shops at Wisconsin Place (Anthropologie, Cole Haan)
Quick Bites: Pete's APizza, Crisp & Juicy, Z-Burger, Tynan Coffee
New In Town: Blue 44Sit Down: Lia's, Chadwick's, Masala Art, Indique Heights
Splurge after Shopping: Capital Grille, Sushi-Ko, Tavira
A Short Trek Away: Buck's Fishing & Camping, Comet Ping Pong, Bethesda (everything from Mon Ami Gabi to Mia's)

5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015

5. Bethesda Row

Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814

The Shopping: The Apple Store, Lululemon, Barnes & Noble and boutiques galore
Quick Bites: Bethesda Bagels, Cava Grill, Luke's Lobster, Taylor Gourmet, Vapiano
New In Town: Boloco, Kraze Burger, Vino Volo
Sit Down: Jaleo, Mussel Bar, Redwood, Black's Bar & Kitchen, Food Wine & Co.
Splurge After Shopping: Bistro Provence, Grapeseed, Newton's Table
A Short Trek Away: Wildwood Kitchen, Addie's, Matchbox Rockville

Bethesda Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

6. Arundel Mills Mall

7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076

The Shopping: Outlets ranging from Kenneth Cole to TJ Maxx.
Quick Bites: Potbelly, Flippin' Pizza
New In Town: Bobby's Burger Palace
Sit Down: Buffalo Wild Wings, DuClaw Brewing Company, The Cheesecake Factory, Noodles (at Maryland Live!)
Splurge After Shopping: You'll have to drive to do it: Iron Bridge Wine Co. and Sushi Sono (Columbia), Level Small Plates and Joss (Annapolis)
A Short Trek Away: Annapolis, Columbia (see above)

7000 Arundel Mills Cir
Hanover, MD 21076

7. Potomac Mills

2700 Potomac Mills Circle Woodbridge, VA

The Shopping: Ikea, outlets including Brooks Brothers, American Eagle
Quick Bites: Swedish meatballs at Ikea, Five Guys, Tropical Smoothie Cafe
New In Town: The Cheesecake Factory
Sit Down: Guapo's, Cock & Bowl, Taste of Tandoor
Splurge After Shopping: Bistro L'Hermitage, The Osprey's at Belmont Bay
A Short Trek Away: Burke (Spartan's Family Restaurant, Glory Days Grill)

8. Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets

241 Fort Evans Rd. NE, Leesburg, VA 20176

The Shopping: Multiple outlet centers, with shops including Le Creuset, Coach
Quick Bites: Doner Bistro, Windy City Red Hots
New In Town: Melt, Blue Mountain Cafe, Market Burger (Purcellville)
Sit Down: Los Tios, The Cajun Experience, The Wine Kitchen, Vintage 50, Clyde's Willow Creek Farm, Blue Ridge Grill. Angeethi
Splurge After Shopping: Tuscarora Mill, Lightfoot Restaurant
A Short Trek Away: Ashburn (Ford's Fish Shack), Loudoun County wineries, Frederick (Family Meal, Lunchbox)

241 Fort Evans Rd. NE
Leesburg, VA 20176

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