It’s that time of year when folks spend unmentionable amounts of time hungrily browsing the menus of restaurants they so adore and eateries they’ve been wanting to try. They narrow down their top choices, based on which deal sounds the best, which menu listing makes their mouths water the most, which place has the best wine selection. And then they make that monumental phone call, breathing a hearty sigh of relief when they finally hear those four special words: Your reservation is confirmed.

In other words, Restaurant Week is here, and it’s time to get pumped for prix fixe prices during lunch and dinner. Here are the dates and destinations to take note of. Visit each website for a list and menus of participating restaurants.

Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week
Jan. 15–22

Newport News Restaurant Week
Jan. 21–Feb. 4

Genuine Smithfield & Isle of Wight Restaurant Week
Jan. 29–Feb. 6

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week
Feb. 20–26

Hampton Restaurant Week
March 5–11

Suffolk Restaurant Week
March 18–25

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