Downtown Directory / Ethnic

Beyond Restaurant & Lounge

This swanky restaurant brings Asian Fusion flavors to downtown. In addition to tapas, salads, and entrees, Beyond's Sushi Chef Praserth Saesow serves up more than 17 different types of sushi rolls. You can dine inside or opt for the patio on beautiful, warm days. more

BoBoKo Indonesian Cafe

BoBoKo offers a bright and cozy space with a total of 20 seats and a view of the kitchen. The foods that Chef Ridwan creates use the exotic spices and ingredients of Indonesia. You'll find many vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options on the menu, including homemade ice cream and French macarons for a sweet ending. more

Cuban Burger

Step into the past and experience Hemingway's Havana. Owner, Steve Pizarro is a first generation Cuban-American with a deep passion for all things food and drink. He has re-imagined the Cuban-style burgers known as "fritas" that he enjoyed during his childhood. The burgers take center stage on the menu, but you'll also find hand crafted Cuban cocktails, craft beer and a creative spin on traditional Cuban cuisine. The low-light atmosphere sets the tone and the music keeps things lively. more

El Paisano Bakery

El Paisano is a Mexican bakery specializing in tres leches cake, sweet bread, flan, cupcakes, custom cakes for all kinds of events, and much more! more

Food.Bar.Food

One visit and you'll see why guests crave their global comfort food, inspired cocktails, and gracious charm. The menu explores a broad spectrum of styles, traditions and flavors, and is filled with truly unique dishes you won't find anywhere else. You don't want to miss out on their award-winning brunch and cocktails (2015-2017 Best Brunch and Most Creative Cocktails, Virginia Living Magazine). more

Friendly City Food Co-op

The Friendly City Food Co-op is a business that’s owned and democratically controlled by a large group of owners right here in our area. As a friendly, neighborhood grocery store with a distinctively modern twist, the co-op offers meat and produce from local farmers and producers, bulk spices and herbs, gourmet cheeses, delicious baked goods from local bakers, locally made soaps and lotions, and more. They also have a pleasant seating area so you can enjoy a cup of coffee or soup and salad from their deli. more

Habana Cafe

In the former Artful Dodger space, Habana Cafe offers authentic Cuban cuisine, weekly Salsa dancing, DJ nights, live music, karaoke, and more. more

Indian American Café

Authentic Indian cuisine with a touch of Americana is what is served at the Indian-American Cafe. They specialize in traditional vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian dishes that are guaranteed to delight all of your senses. Indulge yourself in the richness of another culture, without leaving town. Stop by today for lunch or dinner. more

Latin’s Flavor

The place to find the best authentic Central American and Caribbean food, for great prices. more

Magnolia’s Taco & Tequila Bar

Much of the inspiration behind Magnolia’s Taco & Tequila Bar comes from co-owner Claudia Kay's heritage. Born in Jalisco, Mexico (known as the birthplace of tequila), Claudia put together a menu and drinks list from her hometown with her husband and co-owner Chris. more