Known for its historic features, Vienna is bursting with museums, monuments, battle sites, and parks. One of the most historic establishments of the town is the concert venue, Wolf Trap. Wolf Trap presents about 100 different shows and performances over the summer, from chart toppers, fan favorites, and original works to opera, classical and jazz, multicultural mixes and the national symphony orchestra.
In addition to entertainment, the town offers many different exquisite and family owned restaurants and shops as well as its handful of chain and fast food restaurants. Rated 4.5 stars, Clarity, is a 'must-try' high-class but reasonably priced restaurant that offers a variety of different american cuisine. Clarity is highly ranked and holds a certificate of excellence as well as other restaurants in the area.
Being only a 30 minute drive to the nation's capital, traffic can be avoided by taking advantage of the metro stop that is conveniently offered in this quaint town.
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- Clarity- This upscale bistro features a diverse menu and is highly represented by their awards: 24 Best Bars in Washington 2016, Best New Restaurant 2016 Rammy Nomination, and Washingtonian Top 100 2016.
- The Pure Pasty Co. - The first bakery of it's kind in Northern Virginia. It is most popular for its pasties - a meat and vegetable pie that is a huge hit in the Vienna community!
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