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Italian Store

3123 Lee Hwy, Lyon Village Center, Arlington, VA 22201-4207
703 528 6266
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Ranked #3 of 675 restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Most recent review
- Jun 19, 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I've only had the subs here. They're tasty enough, but only enough to warrant three stars. Bread is in the tough/chewy side, so if you like that, you're golden.

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Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Convenient, great parking and best Pizza around. Mostly takeout and some groceries and wines Can be very busy at lunchtime, If ordering single slices, skip the lines and go straight to the back for service.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Italian Store reminds me of growing up in an Italian neighborhood in Philadelphia: the products, sandwiches and lunchmeats look and smell wonderful and taste just as good! There are always a huge selection of frozen pastas, sauces and other foods to bring home and heat up. They have a good selection of nicely priced Italian wines as well. And... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you love great Italian food from NY, you will love this place. They have the best sandwiches around. If you stop by to pick something up for lunch go early as the place fills up fast--you take a number and wait on line. In addition to great sandwiches, they have fantastic pizza (NY style) and homemade pasta and sauces.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've been eating here since they opened at 7 Corners and I've never had a better sandwich...EVER. A Milano on a hard roll is my go to and the pizza rocks too. Now, I'm hungry.

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Arlington, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I've been a big fan of this establishment since moving to DC seven years ago. I've even used them to cater work meetings. You simply can't go wrong with any of their Italian subs and the pizzas, though pricey, are are top notch--especially the Sicilian. As of late, the lady at the register has had somewhat of a problematic attitude.... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Upfront I will say I hail from an Italian New York heritage, how familiar and wonderful it always is to buzz into the Italian Store for some simple, delicious food! The subs, the large pizza slices, the plethora of pastas ... they fit a small deli and grocery nicely into the small space! We have been coming here for nearly... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is more of a take out shop than a restaurant, but their Italian Subs are unmatched in this area. Servings are huge and the quality is excellent. They have a great variety of salamis and hams, and the quality is excellent. Other deli meats and cheeses are also excellent. Although the sandwiches alone are worth the trip, don't ignore... More

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Arlington, Va
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30 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a wonderful Italian deli. The subs and sandwiches are made to order with very fresh meats, cheese and produce. They have a nice selection of pre made salads, meats and cheeses, olives, etc, for purchase. The small grocery selections, fresh food, frozen entrees, packaged dry goods, and wines are all top of the line. This place always has... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wouldn't call this a restaurant. It's is a take out with a few tables on the sidewalk for those warm days. But if you are from the East Coast and craving an authentic Italian sub sandwich this is the place! Great bread with the best cold cut meats and toppings make this a mouth watering sandwich! But you will have... More

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