We’re cooking all the meals these days. And can we just say, we’re exhausted! Take a night off and check out these restaurants in DC, VA and MD that offer budget-friendly portions large enough to feed your entire family. Keep scrolling for the best places to pick up curbside family meals for hungry kiddos and tired parents.

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Chaia Tacos

The vegetarian taqueria has an enchilada supper club for your whole crew. Pans of mushroom or black bean enchiladas serving two ($16) or six ($48) are waiting in both the Georgetown and Chinatown locations. Need an adult beverage after a long day in quarantine? Mason jar margaritas, yes, please.

3207 Grace St.NW

615 Eye St. NW
Online: chaiatacos.com

Masala Art Tenleytown

Are you running low on necessities? Order the community package, and you’re covered. Take home a family meal for four that includes entrees, sides and bread with sides of toilet paper and fresh eggs. At $110, that’s quite a deal, and you get to skip the checkout line.

4441 Wisconsin Ave. NW
(202) 362-4441
Online: masalaart.com

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Il Cappero

Nothing says Friday night family meal like pasta all around. Treat your family to one of their traditional Italian favorites, available in servings for four or six ($50-$90). The generous portions are plenty to feed a crowd and include salad and fresh-baked bread. Locals give this spot rave reviews.

19307 Promenade Dr.
Leesburg, VA
Online: ilcapperogroup.com

Green Pig Bistro

Pick a different family meal every day of the week ($69-$85). Make Monday a little easier with the kid-friendly fried chicken and macaroni and cheese. Finish out the week with some mouth-watering crab cakes and hand-cut fries. There is something delicious for everyone.

1025 N Fillmore St.
Arlington, VA
Online: greenpigbistro.com


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Gary’s Grill

This neighborhood favorite is bringing family dinner back ($40-$75), and we’re here for it. The pickiest member of the family will be satisfied with this family-style menu, salad and sides included. Oh, and they didn’t forget about breakfast, either. Early morning pick ups include four of their famous pumpkin muffins to jump start your day. Don’t forget to call 24 hours in advance for this one.

553 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Severna Park, MD
Online: garrysgrill.com

Primo Pasta Kitchen

Check out this Family Feast deal that feeds 4-6 people for just $55.00. There are lots of delicious Italian dishes to choose from, and all of the options are kid-friendly. With a gluten-free pasta option, there is something for everyone, and at that price, there might be room in the budget for a dessert or two.

8557 Fort Smallwood Rd.
Pasadena, MD
Online: primopastakitchen.com


—Angelica Kajwara

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