Dining in Reston

Dining in Reston: Local Favorites and New Places

There are many great options for dining in Reston. Below are several local favorites and two that are newer to the area (and are soon-to-be favorites)!

Local Favorites

Ariake Japanese Restaurant

Ariake has two locations – one in Reston, adjacent to the Hunter Woods Shopping Center, and one in Fairfax. Check Ariake’s website for location hours, menu, online ordering, and reservation information.

Red’s Table

Owned by three brothers who grew up right around the corner from what is now Red’s Table, the restaurant, located at South Lakes Village Shopping Center, offers American fare. Visit their website and Facebook page for information about specials and events, such as their Wine Mondays (50% off all wines by the bottle) and live music performances, and be sure to book your table!

Jackson’s Mighty Fine Food & Lucky Lounge

Located in the Reston Town Center, Jackson’s serves a twist on American comfort food and offers a variety of menu options. Deviled eggs with spiced pecans and sugar-cured bacon appetizer? Yes, please!

MyHome Thai Bistro

MyHome Thai Bistro, located in Vy/Reston Heights Apartments on Sunrise Valley Drive, is open daily and offers Thai cuisine for dining in, delivery, or carrying out. Be sure to check out their dessert menu, too!


Visit bartaco in the Reston Town Center and enjoy a variety of delicious tacos, rice bowls, and “not tacos” options, such as ceviche, tuna poke, duck birria, kimchi, and more.

North Italia

From small plates and pizza for sharing to fresh pasta or braised short rib as your entrée, family and friends can come together to enjoy the Italian fare at North Italia in the Reston Town Center.

Newly Opened

Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao in the Reston Town Center is a Brazilian steakhouse at which the all-you-can-eat meats are carved at your tableside. The restaurant also offers menu options such as Chilean sea bass, cauliflower steak, and a variety of side dishes.

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse offers an extraordinary steakhouse dining experience. They also offer a children’s menu. Visit their website for dress code, parking, and reservation information, as well as for information about special events such as their TasteMaker Dinners.

The Options in Reston Are Endless!

Reston is a great place to live, work, and play. We love the Reston area for so many reasons, and the variety of dining options is one of them. From casual dining, family nights, date nights, and other special events, you have many dining options from which to choose. Enjoy!