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Parallel Wine Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations, Live Music

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Menu

SHARING PLATES‎
happy hour Mon-fri 4-7pm
Soup Du Jour
Ask your server about our featured soup today
6.00
4.00
Chef's Daily Selections
Daily risotto special ~ daily mussel special (ask server)
8.00
6.00
Grilled Romaine Caesar Salad
Grilled‎ romaine hearts ~ house caesar dressing ~ shaved parmesan cherry tomatoes ~ bacon crisps
7.00
5.00
Parallel Olive & Hummus Plate
Fresh flavored hummus ~ marinated olives ~ tapanade assorted breads ~ crackers
6.00
4.00
Arancini
(Fried risotto balls) house made herb & cheese risotto rolled & deep friedfresh marinara ~ balsamic reduction
7.00
5.00
Hot Blue Cheese Dip w/ Parallel Chips
Hot blue cheese dip ~ spicy russet potato chips
7.00
5.00
Brie en Croute
Puff pastry-wrapped brie toasted almond & fig compote ~ fresh apple butter ~ crackers
8.00
6.00
Tomato Bruschetta
Fresh mozzarella ~ sautéed tomatoes ~ red onions kalamata olives ~ fresh basil ~ balsamic reduction
8.00
6.00
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Fresh fusilli pasta ~ three cheese mornay sauce ~ fresh lobster
15.00
12.00
CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE‎
Cherry Glen Goat Cheese
3.00
15.00
10.00
Spanish Manchego
3.00
15.00
10.00
Smoked Gouda
3.00
15.00
10.00
Smoked Blue
3.00
15.00
10.00
St Angel Brie
3.00
15.00
10.00
Fontal Fontina
3.00
15.00
10.00
Smoked Salmon
6.00
20.00
15.00
Apple Smoked Salami
6.00
20.00
15.00
Chorizo
6.00
20.00
15.00
Sopressata
6.00
20.00
15.00
LARGE SHARING PLATES‎
Pork Belly
Braised & caramelized pork belly ~ brie mashed cauliflower ~ sautéed apple cream sauce ~ port wine reduction
12.00
Bistro Burger w/ Duck Fat Fries
Loudoun’s red hill farm burger on brioche bun topped w/ roasted red pepper ~ grilled portabella mushroom cap grilled onions ~ arugula spicy ketchup ~ parallel steak sauce ~ red pepper aioli
12.00
Honey Pecan Crusted Salmon
Roasted pumpkin risotto ~ fresh seasonal vegetables
16.00
Bistro Chicken
Onions ~ mushrooms ~ mozzarella ~ crispy prosciutto fresh seasonal vegetables
14.00
Braised Lamb Shank
Fresh porcini mashed potatoes ~ fresh seasonal vegetables
26.00
Hanger Steak Frites
Grilled hanger steak ~ sweet potato frites ~ seasonal vegetables parallel steak sauce ~ red pepper aioli ~ hot blue cheese sauce
24.00
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, shellfish, cheese or eggs may increase risk of food-borne illness.
PARALLEL DESSERTS‎
Parallel Chocolate Flight
Assortment‎ of freshly prepared in house white & dark chocolates
8.00
Spiced Cranberry Cheesecake
8.00
Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Torte
Served w/ fresh berries ~ fresh whipped cream
8.00
“Great White” Dessert Flight
A trio of panna cotta ~ crème brulee ~ kiwi tart
10.00
“Rockin Red” Dessert Flight
Espresso crème brulee ~ chocolate cheesecake ~ blackberry tart
10.00
Mom's Pie of Leesburg
Ask your server for the current featured pie
7.00
PARAIIEL WINE BISTRO‎
Northern virginia’s premier wine bar destination. We are committed to our vision of entertaining our client’s palates while offering an interactive experience of wine & food. Our “wine first” & “food to compliment” concept will always be conveyed in our commitment to our consumers
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Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

We were in the area and called a few places in search of live music on a Saturday night, Parallel said they had entertainment and they have good reviews so we decided to give it a go. We were not disappointed! It was absolutely packed...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank cherries24
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

The place has a vey nice atmosphere. We visited during happy hour on a Friday and it was a little crowded, however; we were seated rather promptly and once we ordered, the food was served rather quickly. They had a live band performing that evening....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Went for the first time for Mother’s Day brunch. Restaurant is small in a strip mall. Food was amazing. Brunch was a buffet plus made to order omelets. Buffet consisted of cheeses and meats, crackers, fruit, shrimp, crab cakes, incredible smoked salmon, mini chicken and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ambrichter
Reviewed April 23, 2019

Went for lunch on a Friday at 12:30 with some girlfriends. Love the atmsophere, including the all-glass garage-style doors that can open up in nice weather. Our server was friendly. That's where the "pros" of Parallel end for me. I ordered a bloody mary and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sue T
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Had dinner here with friends and I absolutley love this place. The enerygy level, the live music and people just having a great time. I saw kids, couples and friends just enjoying life. The meal was superb, I had the best burger i’ve had in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We have been here a couple other times but really had a good time tonight. Jordan provided very good service, he checked on us several times. Also explained the process of using the wine machine- will definitely be back. Great food!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MG S
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

I had a girls lunch with 3 of my friends. We tried many things on the “shareables” menu and everything we ordered was delicious!!! ...(with the exception of the mushroom caps) We had the bacon lollipops and deviled eggs, pork belly on a potato patty,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PaulaJ453
Reviewed September 25, 2018

My Wife and I had a couple of choices for dinner in celebration of our 9th wedding anniversary. My Wife heard about Parallel Wine Bistro as a recommendation from friends so we decided since we'd never been there let's check it out. The place looks...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jpj028
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Meet longtime friends there and everything was great from the food to the wine and our server. Loved the “early bird / happy hour” specials! Definitely want to go back again soon!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DishHasPowers
Reviewed July 10, 2018

One reviewer wrote "service will destroy this place" and I agree. The staff seemed confused about what to do, taking the order, and what it needed to look like when served. We ordered the Bacon Lollipops & House Deviled Eggs - and they were average....More

Date of visit: July 2018
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