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Rosslyn Holiday Buying Guide


It’s that time of the year again and the Rosslyn BID’s gift buying guide is back to help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Rosslyn is home to over 50 restaurants and retailers, and below you'll find ideas for gifts that will both support your local businesses and secure your reputation as a great gift giver! Most of these options can be purchased online, so you can avoid the stress and rush of holiday shopping and do it from the comfort of your home.

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If someone you love deserves to be pampered...

Miracles in the City 

Rated one of the best hair salons in Arlington, Miracles in the City is offering gift cards for purchase online, which they'll ship to you or the recipient of your gift.

PAINT Nail Bar 

Show someone in your life they deserve to be pampered with a giftcard to PAINT, Rosslyn's luxury nail salon. Purchase your card online or in-store, and if you visit the salon be sure to check out the accessories they have on sale to complete the gift!

South Block Rosslyn 

Give the gift of a healthy, delicious smoothie, juice or açaí bowl when you purchase gift cards from South Block's Rosslyn location. Their mini juice shots make for great stocking stuffers (just remember to refrigerate!), or check out these bowl kits to make your own at home!

Twin Towers Florist 

Want to send someone special a beautiful holiday flower arrangement? Twin Tower Florist has bouquets for every occasion and delivers to local addresses, just place your online order here.

For the coffee lovers in your life...

Compass Coffee 

Coffee beans and pods, fancy coffee makers, and more are available online from Compass, and if you don't know their coffee order exactly, you can purchase a gift card that's sure to please, online or in-store.


As a destination for gourmet pastries and baked goods, Eclarions also offers a great selection of coffees for those with a more refined taste. So give the best of both worlds to your favorite coffee snob when you purchase gift cards in store.

If you're shopping for your favorite foodie...


A regional staple, &Pizza is an easy way to please almost anyone on your list. Visit their brand-new Rosslyn location to treat yourself to some freshly baked goodness and get your favorite coworker or classmate a gift card in store.


One of the newest additions to the Rosslyn dining scene, Assembly offers a variety of treats and delicious options. Besides being a great spot for a holiday happy hour or date, their gift cards make for a fun gift to anyone who likes to try new things. You can purchase the cards purchase online or in store.

Barley Mac 

Comfort food is the name of the game for the winter months and no one plays that game better than Barley Mac. With great options from brunch to happy hour, Barley Mac is a local favorite. Purchase your gift card in-person from the restaurant.

Bethesda Bagels 

Help your loved ones wake up the right way this holiday with a gift card to Rosslyn's Bethesda Bagels, available for purchase online or in-store. A special Hanukkah Family Package is also available for those looking to start a new holiday tradition.

Continental Beer Garden 

Give the gift of happy hour! A gift card to Rosslyn's Continental Beer Garden is the perfect present for the beer aficionado in your life. Visit them in-person to request your gift card.

Guerra Steakhouse 

If you haven’t tried Guerra yet, you are missing out on perfectly cooked steaks and traditional family recipes found at this new local eatery. Stop by for a holiday get-together with friends or to purchase a gift card for the meat lover on your list.

Happy Eatery 

The holiday highlight at Happy Eatery is a gift card deal that gives you $20 for every $100 card you purchase. That’s a lot of delicious Vietnamese food “pho” you and your loved ones! You can access the holiday special here or visit their Rosslyn location for physical gift cards.

Open Road 

Give the gift of a night on the town. You can purchase gift cards to Open Road online or check out their growler specials (available for pickup only) here.


If you want to impress a special someone or treat that friend who deserves a little extra love this holiday season, craft cocktails from Salt are the way to go. Purchase a gift card to Salt here.


Treat the pasta lover in your life to quality goods from Rosslyn's Sfoglina! Check out their online shop gift cards and custom made textiles, including potholders, aprons and rolling pins, or go for their casual soft tees featuring funny pasta sayings.

Taco Rock 

Want to give your friends and family something to “taco ‘bout”? Give a gift card to Rosslyn's Taco Rock to the taco fan in your life! We promise you can’t go wrong with a treat this good.


Something for the fitness fanatic...

Anytime Fitness 

Purchase a gift for your fitness loving family member or treat yourself with a few personal training sessions. Enjoy a free 7-day pass to try them out and $0 enrollment fee to join for a limited time. Contact for details.

BASH Boxing 

Outfit the boxer in your life with gear from Rosslyn's BASH Boxing, simply place an order online here. Then, help them keep it up with one of these class packs, with options for in-person or at-home classes.

E60 Fitness 

From a single visit to a class pack of 10, check out everything E60 has to offer, no matter their fitness level. Purchase passes and plans online here.

Gold's Gym 

With a new location, boasting state of the art fitness equipment, Gold's Gym at Rosslyn City Center offers a wide range of gear for the fitness enthusiast in your life. From clothes for both men and women, to hydration essentials, Gold's has something for everyone!

Good Sweat 

Shopping for the cyclist in the family this holiday season? Consider a gift cardgift card to Good Sweat Cycle Studio to help them keep to their fitness routine throughout the winter months.

 Note that businesses included here offer gift cards or merchandise, if your business is missing please contact the BID.
 Featured Rosslyn Events

Rosslyn Holiday Clothing Drive
Monday, November 29 - Friday, December 17

Rosslyn's Holiday Chocolate Countdown
Wednesday, December 1
at Central Place Plaza