Bistro 1521
900 N. Glebe Rd. #100
Arlington, VA 22203

› Bistro 1521- directions

Street parking is not that hard in this part of Ballston.  Lots of spots on Glebe.  Also on 9th, Fairfax Drive, and Wilson Blvd.  Metered spots free after 8pm on Saturday.  Worst case scenario - garages at 900, 950 N. Glebe (same block).  Cheap public garage at 627 N. Glebe.

From NWDC:  Roosevelt Bridge to I-66 West.  Exit 71 - Glebe Rd.  Turn L on Glebe Rd at the end of the ramp.  Restaurant is on the right, just past Faifax Drive.

From Montgomery County/Frederick:  I-495 W.  Exit 45B - VA 267 East.  Merge onto I-66 East.  Exit 71 - Ballston.  Exit ramp will become Fairfax Drive.  Turn R on Glebe, restaurant is on the right.  

From NEDC/SWDC/SEDC/Baltimore/Capitol Hill/PG County/Annapolis:  Take MD295 (BW Pkwy)/DC 295/I-295 South to I-695 (11th Street Bridge) to I-395 (Southwest Expressway).  Follow I-395 South over the 14th Street Bridge.  Take Exit 8A to Washington Blvd (VA 27).  Follow signs for Virginia 27/Virginia 244/Washington Boulevard/Columbia Pike/South Arl Ridge Road and merge onto VA-27 Washington Blvd toward Clarendon  Follow Washington Blvd. to Clarendon  for about 2 miles - then turn L onto Fairfax Drive.  Turn L on N. Glebe Rd., restaurant is on the right.

From Fairfax/Points West:  I-66 E.  Exit 71 - Ballston.  Turn R onto N. Glebe, restaurant is on the right.

From Richmond/Points South:  I-95 N.  I-395 N towards DC.  Exit 7-B to Glebe Rd (VA 120) North.  Follow Glebe Rd. about 3 miles.  Restaurant is on the left (just before Fairfax Dr.).

Bistro 1521 is about 3 blocks West of the Ballston stop.  Walk 3 blocks West on Fairfax Drive then turn L onto Glebe, Ballston is served by both the Orange and Silver Lines.  Last train to DC leaves around 12:30am on Saturdays.  Late night, use the 38B Bus, last bus to DC leaves 2am.

› hotels (in order of distance from Bistro 1521)

Westin Arlington Gateway
801 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington (across the street)
A nice hotel that can often be had cheap on Saturdays, like $85-90.  

Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston
4610 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington (0.2 miles - around the corner)

Comfort Inn Ballston
1211 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington (0.3 miles)

Hilton Arlington
950 N. Stafford St., Arlington (0.4 miles)
Another nice hotel that can often be had cheap on Saturdays, like $85-90.

Residence Inn (Marriott)
650 N. Quincy St., Arlington (0.8 miles)
New place.  $120ish.