A Taste of Basil
The menu at this hole-in-the-wall restaurant might strike you as a bit odd at first, but as you'll quickly find out, this is all part of its charm. Try the cajun barbecue shrimp, or the hearty shellfish gumbo, or simply ask your server if you're unsure of what to order. For dessert, the bread pudding with strawberry sauce is a popular choice and will make you really appreciate this hidden treasure of Herndon.
By Megan Eileen McDonough, AFAR Local Expert
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