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4000 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206 (Formerly Carlyle Grand Cafe)
(703) 931-0777
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, 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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  • 335
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  • 45
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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 Meal- as always

Carlyle has some of the consistently best food out there. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of the food and the service received. I can't recall having had a bad meal here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Asuncion, Paraguay
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Carlyle is pretty to look at and has a menu that has no identity. I have had several dishes here and the only one worth going back for was the shrimp and grits. Everything else is just average, nothing special. Go somewhere with some identity so what they do they do well all around.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Carlyle has some of the consistently best food out there. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of the food and the service received. I can't recall having had a bad meal here.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The food was good. Had flounder crusted Parmesan which was very fresh and delicious. Service was great and attentive.

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Covington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Hands-down the greatest meals that me and my wife have had a very long time it's a bit pricey but well worth it they have delicious remoulade sauce and also the filet mignon was cooked to perfection! Great service my only problem would have to be very very expensive drinks

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I stopped in after work one night while traveling in the area, no reservations, but that was no problem. We had only a small wait and were promptly seated upstairs. Our server was excellent and very attentive. I ordered a staple, steak and mashed potatoes. The steak was cooked exactly as I asked and was seasoned to perfection. The bread... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I was in that resraurant on july 07 with one of my colleague. food was good...the restaurant staff was vwry helpful in selecting food. twp of us ordered one starter and two main courses for ua with few cocktails and the bill was around 90 usd. food wad good and the sercice eas excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Using TripAdvisor, I found the Carlyle. What a great find! Food was wonderful. For a group of friends, we ordered the firecracker shrimp (my friend's favorite) and green fried tomatoes. Both were a hit with us! Next, we ordered crab cake and filet mignon, New Orleans shrimp in creamy grit cake, and lobster bisque. And for dessert we had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I really like the vibe in this place. The food was tasty, the staff was attentive, and I really enjoyed the bar - my mojito came with some sugar cane and was perfect on a hot evening! It was a great place for a dinner with friends. I had the steak and crab cake plate - good value for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is my second time here and my meal was delicious. I had the grilled chicken sandwich with sun dried tomatoes, spinach, and havarti. The chicken was so tender and the bread crispy and fresh. The bread is coated in some sort of oil and grilled and I could have done without that oil. My companion had the pecan trout... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Fantastic dinner and service! You will not be disappointed. We ordered from fish, chicken and steak. The vegetarian Tex Mex egg roll appetizer is absolutely fantastic. In addition, the bread is so good. Most of all, the service was incredible. Kudos!!!!

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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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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: Doing business, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic

Description

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

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