Kick-off your morning with breakfast bites and coffee from Moe’s Coffee, located in downtown Arlington. Sip on local, and authentic Italian espresso blend. Moe’s pulls their delicious espresso 2-3 times slower than average, resulting in beautifully creamy and rich coffee that will keep you coming back for more. Lounge in one of the chairs on the patio, or relax in the lounge with a Mimosa and a delicious brunch.
Before heading out for a walk along the Centennial Trail, right off Olympic Avenue visit the Stilly Diner for breakfast. This is a family-friendly diner, where locals and out-of-town visitors alike enjoy delicious breakfast combinations, like a California Hashbrown Plate, Belgium Waffles smothered in strawberry sauce, and a variety of carefully crafted dishes to please everyone. The Stilly Diner is the perfect place to host out-of-towners for some of the best food in Arlington.
For those arriving later in the day, head straight to Elemental Hard Cider. If they’ve never been to Arlington, visiting Elemental Hard Cider for a taste of the local tap houses is a must. Relish in Elemental’s laid-back atmosphere while sipping on cold cider and noshing on Wood-Fired Pizza of all different varieties. Try the coveted bacon stuffed dates, and Dole-Whip Pineapple soft-serve ice cream, similar to what you would order while visiting Hawaii.
Have the kids with you and want to burn off some of that morning energy? Head to Steins Taphouse where they can play a round of mini-golf while the adults try the 22 beers on tap. Steins offers 32 of Washington’s finest brews here in Arlington. They offer a great place to gather and eat, drink and socialize for lunch or dinner.
A popular local salsa, Red Bowl Salsa is served alongside homemade tortilla chips- a crowd favorite on Taco Tuesdays where families can score a $10.00 taco plate made with tender, juicy chicken or perfectly seasoned ground beef. Or, try the delicious “Everything Sandwich” that is full of meaty deliciousness and sure to please the hungriest in the crowd.
Before you know it, dinner time arrives. Kafe Neo is one of Arlington’s favorite drink gathering spots amongst locals in Arlington. It serves Mediterranean-style food and elevated cocktails in a casual setting, with fireplaces adorned throughout. Sip on their Peach Moscow Mules or order a fine wine from their vast selection.
Looking for a more casual dining option with the kids? When your tummy starts growling, you can’t go wrong with Nutty’s Junkyard Grill, where they make handmade food from burgers to fries to onion rings is served, at a really decent price. Start with a shared basket of Nutty’s parmesan garlic fries. Nutty’s Junkyard Grill also serves homemade milkshakes and old-fashioned malts.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with your favorite ice cream scoop flavor from Silver Scoop. Located in downtown Arlington this quaint ice cream shop or go all out with their fancy three-scoop sundae and cones — complete with all of the toppings you could wish for.