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Whitlow's On Wilson

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2854 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3806
703-276-9693
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 34
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  • 53
    Very good
  • 34
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, Needs Cosmetic Improvements

Was greatly pleased with the food, especially the omelette station, crab legs and salmon. Everything looked great and prepared well seasoned. Neighboring tables were friendly as they knew it was our first time. I did notice that the place looked a little dated, so some improvements could be done... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a great local neighborhood haunt. The rooftop bar is great fun and usually quite crowded with folks enjoying the great outdoors.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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108 reviews 108 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The half priced burgers on Monday are always a draw to Whitlow's. I ordered the cheeseburger with pepper jack cheese. The meal was excellent and the outdoor seating on the sidewalk was great with good weather. I would definitely recommend the Monday burgers.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Was greatly pleased with the food, especially the omelette station, crab legs and salmon. Everything looked great and prepared well seasoned. Neighboring tables were friendly as they knew it was our first time. I did notice that the place looked a little dated, so some improvements could be done. However, thats not enough to deter me. Sometimes, the "greasy spoon"... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We love Whitlows and the history. We like the menu options. But the service seems to be in a perpetual decline. We visit every couple months. Most recent visit no different than the last few. We were a large party. Ordered three Nachos for the table - black beans all veggies and sour cream and guac - we got that.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

From the outside this looks like just another bar however the food lets you know it's sooo much more. The Mac and Cheese was without a doubt the top 5 I have ever had in my life ( Sorry grandma). The prices are good and they have specials everyday. The server also told us about an app that gets you... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

$24 for brunch on Sunday, brunch buffet of crab legs , smoked salmon, baked salmon, muscles, popcorn shrimp, Cesar salad, mac and cheese, fried chicken, BBQ chicken, all the regular breakfast stuff, omelet bar, and all was fresh. Great food. Service was pretty good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Stumbled onto Whitlow's while apartment hunting for my daughter in Arlington. Amidst all the chains in Clarendon, this is a great spot. Relaxing environment, good service and excellent food.

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Bronx, NY
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

On Tuesday nights, Whitlow's has All-you-can-eat crab legs for $30!!! It also includes fried shrimp, corn on the cob AND hush puppies!!! You definitely get your money's worth. The place is nice and the service was good too. I would DEFINITELY recommend this place!!!!

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Potomac, Maryland
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158 reviews 158 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Average neighborhood bar in a great location. I can't write home about the food, service, or drinks, but they do a decent job with entertainment, and due to location it is always busy.

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Woodstock, Virginia
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67 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great place if you're looking for a lively bar scene. The rooftop has a tiki-bar feel. It's a lot of fun.

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Additional Information about Whitlow's On Wilson

Address: 2854 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3806
Phone Number: 703-276-9693
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2854 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3806
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703-276-9693

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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