Brij is a café with a social conscious and great coffee, too. When you enjoy a fresh panini, belgian waffles, a caramel affogato and more, you’ll also be supporting the local Latin American Youth Center. So stop by the unique outdoor dining space that’s National Landing’s Water Park. Bring your friends and enjoy a feeling of community that spreads beyond the time you’re here.
Bubbie’s Plant Burgers & Fizz
When you start from the premise that you don’t need animal products to make delicious meals, you can raise a plant-based menu to mouthwatering heights: exactly what the folks at Bubbie’s Plant Burgers have done. Yes, they serve burgers and Chick’n sandwiches, loaded with cheeses and sauces and bacon, yet all of it plant based and all delicious. This means your friends who may not share your eating habits can still join you for a great lunch or dinner in the fun, outdoor atmosphere of National Landing’s Water Park.
We know what came first. The egg. A part of, yet different in, every ethnic cuisine. Now, at the Cracked Eggery, you can go from the Deep South to the Far East to New York City—with a different taste each day. Bite by bite, in sandwiches and bowls, the world is yours. Yet the trip is shorter than you think: the newest Cracked Eggery is at Water Park in National Landing. Have breakfast outdoors, walk to lunch from work, or meet friends for dinner, but come soon. And see what’s new in the neighborhood.
Crush Pizza + Wine
Get ready to indulge in slices and pies that redefine what pizza means. At Crush, our dedication to quality and dash of New York attitude come together to create an unforgettable dining experience. Featuring authentic NY style pizza, fresh salads, oven fresh creations and a wine menu of our favorite patio crushers – adding to the al fresco vibe. Come CRUSH it with us at this unique location nestled inside Water Park.
Indian cuisine offers a vast selection for vegetarians, and Chef Priya Ammu makes the most of plant-based (and wheat-free) specialties with her dosa specialties at the aptly named DC Dosa. You’ll find a home-style menu that’s flexible, adventurous and, most important, delicious. Now she’s brought her specialties to Water Park. Bring your friends and discover an outdoor dining experience unlike any other in the DC metro area.
Dolci Gelato is made fresh every day, with new ingredients masterfully blended by Chef Gianluigi Dellacio, the first Gelato Ambassador to the United States — a real title! He blends local organic fruits and milk, as well as chocolate from his own farm in Ecuador, to make a quintessentially Italian sweet treat that is remarkably international—much like its location at National Landing’s Water Park. Water Park’s variety of restaurants can take you around the world each day, just one reason it’s sure to become the most popular casual dining spot in Arlington.
“Eat for good” is the ethos behind Falafel, Inc., the world’s first falafel fast casual food social enterprise franchise. Partnering with the World Food Programme, when you enjoy a healthy meal here, you help a refugee in need receive a meal, too. Healthy for you, essential for them. And guess what—nothing on the menu is more than $6. So bring your friends, eat healthy and eat for good, all in a terrific new outdoor location at Water Park.
PhoWheels gets around. Word has gotten around, too: for spicy, steaming Pho, for tangy Banh Mi sandwiches, PhoWheels is where you’ll find home cooking, Vietnamese style. And now PhoWheels is at Water Park. A restaurant in an iconic setting, Wheels is still in their name, but they’ve put down roots in an outdoor setting the neighborhood loves. Meet neighbors and co-workers. But most of all, experience new flavors from an everchanging Viet menu.
Fried chicken sandwiches. Eight (!) different sauces. And more, all at Queen Mother’s. It’s everything you could want, and nothing you don’t want—no antibiotics, no pesticides, no growth hormones, no artificial preservatives, flavorings, or colors. All brought to you by Chef “Rock” Harper, James Beard nominee and winner of Season 3 of Hell’s Kitchen. Home may be a state of mind, but now it’s also Water Park. See for yourself. Join us for outdoor dining that’s different and fun.
When you dine at Tiki Thai, you’ll feel like the cooling sea breezes of Thailand and Polynesia are all around you. Whether enjoying the unique spices of these sister cuisines in fresh seafood dishes, in their house specialty Chumphon pad thai, or while sharing a pupu platter, outdoor dining is a great way to spend time with friends. And now you can do so at Water Park, the latest Tiki Thai location. And the cocktails and other drinks you get at Tiki Thai can be enjoyed anywhere within the park.
In the heart of National Landing’s Water Park exists a haven that celebrates the essence of life itself – Water Bar. A place where time slows, and worries wash away. Relax on our open air terrace, gaze at the infinity fountain waters and savor locally-sourced seafood, crafted cocktails and an eclectic selection of wine and craft beer. Every corner of Water Bar celebrates coastal traditions and pays tribute to the element that nurtures our very existence.