Sip & Stroll

Sip & Stroll Around The Village at Shirlington
Move over, coffee. Today is a day for cocktails.

Dreams do come true! Now you can take your favorite beverages to-go, so you can sip, stroll and shop around The Village. Stop by Aroma, Busboys & Poets, Cheesetique, Copperwood Tavern, Damn Good Burgers, Dudley’s Sport & Ale, Guapo’s, Palette 22, Samuel Beckett’s, Stellina Pizzeria, or Taco and Piña to grab a drink and relax in our public spaces.

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Can I carry an alcoholic beverage around The Village at Shirlington?
Absolutely! Enjoy alcoholic beverages to go from Aroma, Busboys & Poets, Cheesetique, Copperwood Tavern, Damn Good Burgers, Dudley’s Sport & Ale, Guapo’s, Palette 22, Samuel Beckett’s, Stellina Pizzeria, or Taco and Piña and stroll throughout the designated common areas and participating stores at The Village (must be 21+, you know the drill). Make sure to keep your beverage in a disposable cup provided by the restaurant where you purchased the drink.

Where can I Sip & Stroll?
You can now roam with your cocktail on Campbell Avenue, S. Randolph Street and the other pedestrian walkways throughout The Village. Click here for a map of the specific designated areas. Alcohol not permitted in any parking lot or garage.

Can I bring my own alcohol to The Village at Shirlington?
No. Only alcoholic beverages purchased from Aroma, Busboys & Poets, Cheesetique, Copperwood Tavern, Damn Good Burgers, Dudley’s Sport & Ale, Guapo’s, Palette 22, Samuel Beckett’s, Stellina Pizzeria, or Taco and Piña may be taken outside the restaurant and into the neighborhood. No outside alcohol is permitted.

Can I take my drink into a store while shopping?
The shops you are allowed to drink and shop are Adara Spa, Hardwood Artisans and Dogma Bakery.

Can I take my drink that I purchased from Aroma, Busboys & Poets, Cheesetique, Copperwood Tavern, Damn Good Burgers, Dudley’s Sport & Ale, Guapo’s, Palette 22, Samuel Beckett’s, Stellina Pizzeri, or Taco and Piña into another restaurant?
No. You are welcome to Sip & Stroll to your heart’s content, but if you want to stop for a snack or a second beverage, you cannot take that same cup back into the restaurant where it was purchased or into any other restaurants. If you order a second beverage, the restaurant will provide you with a new cup.

In the News

No Metro station, but Shirlington has culture, dining, biking — and a very popular dog park

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WHERE WE LIVE | The Arlington neighborhood’s urban feel, closeness to D.C. and affordable housing draw buyers.

“’What it represents is we may not have Metro but people buy [homes] here all the time because of the dog park,’ said Wilson, who drops by Best Buns Bread Company for pastry, Peet’s for coffee and Dogma Dog Bakery for dog treats before taking her Cavachon to the park. ‘It is a major asset to the area and to our merchants.'”

“…Although the pandemic curtailed activity, the Village at Shirlington looks to once again become a popular dining and entertainment destination with the Signature Theatre, an AMC movie theater and popular restaurants Carlyle and Busboys and Poets. The Arlington Public Library branch, which opened in 2007, is a neighborhood favorite…”

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What’s Going on at Shirlington

Take a look at the clips below from WTTG Fox 5’s “Field Trip” to the Village at Shirlington to see what’s new and learn more about some of our favorite shops!

Dogma Dog Bakery

Cheesetique

Samuel Beckett’s

THE PICK-UP

New Contactless Curbside Pick-Up at The Village at Shirlington

The Pick-Up, a contactless curbside service, is here! Place your orders with your favorite Village at Shirlington shops and restaurants, park in a designated pick-up spot, and let them know you’ve arrived.

Click here to view a map that highlights each pick-up area at The Village at Shirlington.