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‘Copperwood Tavern’ Coming to Shirlington

By ARLnow.com - ARLNow.com

Thursday - 4/4/2013, 1:00pm  ET

Bistro Bistro in ShirlingtonA new restaurant from Wilson Tavern owner Reese Gardner is coming to Shirlington.

“Copperwood Tavern” will be opening in the former Bistro Bistro space at 4021 Campbell Avenue. The restaurant’s elaborate interior will be an updated take on an old logging tavern, Gardner told ARLnow.com in February. Old saws and moonshine bottles will adorn the walls.

The restaurant will be more upscale than Wilson Tavern, and will serve American small plates, some 30 draft beers, and 30 craft bourbons, we were told. Interior construction began on Feb. 10 and Gardener was hoping to open at some point in July.

Washingtonian reports that Copperwood Tavern will seat 115 and will have a Sunday brunch buffet.