ARI Accredited Restaurants and Special Event Venues

Restaurants and special event venues that successfully complete the ARI accreditation process demonstrate their commitment to the safety of their patrons and the community. To become accredited, restaurants and special event venues must write and submit employee policies to meet recommended ARI standards. Employee policies include preventing underage drinking, participation in the Bar Bystander program, and criteria for when the police will be called to the restaurant. Restaurant and event staff also participate in ARI training which includes, responsible alcohol service, fake identification detection, and public safety expectations.

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Accredited restaurants and venues can be identified by the window sticker they display.


ARI Accredited Restaurants

  • Ambar
  • Andalusia Hookah Bar & Lounge
  • Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill
  • BA BA
  • Bar Bao
  • Barley Mac
  • B Live
  • Bowlero
  • Bronson Bier Hall
  • Caspi
  • Celtic House
  • Clarendon Ballroom
  • Continental Pool Lounge & Beer Garden
  • Courthaus Social
  • Crystal City Sports Pub
  • Darna Lounge
  • Detour Coffee & Co.
  • Don Tito
  • East West Coffee and Wine
  • El Rey
  • Enjera
  • Federico Ristorante Italiano
  • Fire Works American Pizzeria & Bar
  • Freddie’s Beach Bar
  • Ireland’s Four Courts
  • Kabob Bazaar
  • Lebanese Taverna – Pentagon Row
  • Lebanese Taverna – Westover
  • Liberty Tavern
  • Los Chamacos
  • Los Tios Grill
  • Lyon Hall
  • McNamara’s Irish Pub
  • Medium Rare
  • Mexicali Blues
  • Nam-Viet
  • O’Sullivans Irish Pub
  • Pamplona
  • Punch Bowl Social
  • Ragtime
  • Rebellion On The Pike
  • Restaurante El Salvador
  • Rhodeside Grill
  • Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub
  • Spider Kelly's
  • Spirits of ’76
  • The Local Oyster
  • The Renegade
  • TTT
  • William Jeffery’s Tavern
  • Wilson Hardware

ARI Accredited Special Event Venues

  • Ballston Business Improvement District
  • Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization
  • Mobile Event Bars
  • National Landing Business Improvement District
  • New District Brewing Company
  • Rosslyn Business Improvement District