Arlington, VA

Extra Virgin in Shirlington (photo via Facebook)(Updated at 5:05 p.m.) Extra Virgin restaurant in Shirlington has closed its doors. The Italian eatery announced the closure this morning via Twitter and Facebook.

“We’ll miss all loyal customers,” the restaurant said. “Thank you so much for the good times.”

Said another social media post: “Restaurant items for sale. Call 202-256-0444. Everything must go!!”

Via Twitter, Extra Virgin said that the restaurant closed because it was not making enough money in sales to pay the rent.

As of December, Extra Virgin owed Arlington County $38,402.12 in unpaid meals taxes. That debt has since been repaid.

“All taxes owed by Extra Virgin have been paid so that their present balance is zero,” Arlington County Treaurer Frank O’Leary told

Photo via Facebook


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