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4000 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206 (Formerly Carlyle Grand Cafe)
(703) 931-0777
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Dining options: Dessert, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: High energy, American bistro with seasonal outside dining and year round...
High energy, American bistro with seasonal outside dining and year round classic fare. A perennial brunch favorite.
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  • 44
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  • 9
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
great for families and friends

IT si a chain but they have nice restuarants. Depending on locaitons the decor adn service changes. Overall they are very nice place and food is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Arlington, Virginia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

IT si a chain but they have nice restuarants. Depending on locaitons the decor adn service changes. Overall they are very nice place and food is good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We've been visiting this restaurant for decades. Thankfully there were no toddlers on tablets at nearby tables as happened during a prior visit. The drinks, appetizers, desserts, and veggies were good as is usually the case. However, the fish we ordered tasted more like chewy, tasteless Mahi Mahi than the sweet, flaky Grouper we ordered and paid for.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went to the Carlyle in Shirlington VA for a business lunch had the Salmon salad. It was finger licking good. I also been to the Carlyle in falls church for dinner with family. My daughter loves the ribs and the steak. I also recommend the pomegranate margarita.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My family has been coming to the Carlyle for a decade. It is the absolute definition of "consistent" -- I don't think I've ever had a bad meal. It is nice but not fancy, high quality but not trendy or fussy. If you need to please a diverse group of eaters, this is a good choice -- everyone from young... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Title tells it all. Never dissappoints. We have been clients of this restaurant since their beginning (many years). Variety, quality, service is always outstanding. Wide variety of foods available on the menu including dinner salads. Best buy for fine dining in Arlington.

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Bluefield, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have visited many times and are never disappointed! Try the filet mignon tips with penne in a roasted red pepper and lime sauce!!!!! it is not on the menu and sells out daily by 5:00 p.m. The crab cakes are to die for! Fresh, bright salads and the steaks are a no-brainer! Get there before 5:00 p.m. to avoid... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went to Carlyle for dinner and had crab cake sandwich, cheese burger and short ribs. Everything was delicious. The restaurant was packed. The food was served pretty quickly. We had a nice view.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our lunch was fantastic. I loved their unique take on Fried Green Tomatoes - the Guacamole was fresh and great taste. The salad greens were also fresh with a vibrant green color. The Shrimp Remoulade added that something extra that set this dish apart from other Fried Green Tomato appetizer/entrees. The White Chocolate Bread Pudding made the end of our... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A group of us (eight people/four couples) went to Carlyle for a celebratory dinner. We celebrated the SCOUTS decision on marriage equality. We had reservations for 7 PM EST; however, the restaurant accommodate us by seating some of us early. A few ordered appetizers. One of us ordered the lobster bisque and, unfortunately, it was too salty. We had two... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I love this place. The food is amazing and so is the service. I have been going to the Carlyle on and off for over 10 years. I always make it a point to eat there whenever I am in the area.

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Additional Information about Carlyle

Address: 4000 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206 (Formerly Carlyle Grand Cafe)
Phone Number: (703) 931-0777
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4000 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206 (Formerly Carlyle Grand Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (703) 931-0777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups

Description

High energy, American bistro with seasonal outside dining and year round classic fare. A perennial brunch favorite.

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