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Carlyle Grand Cafe

4000 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
703-931-0777
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Ranked #2 of 680 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, French
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

We dined here recently, as we have for many years, after not being there for a year or so. The service was excellent and the food was very good. The restaurant was overly warm that day and that was a turn off. Maybe the A/C was broken, but we didn't want to make a scene. We will go back again,... More

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Parker, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Met some relatives here the other night and was not disappointed. We started with crab appetizer that was very tasty. Entrees that were ordered included beef short ribs, lobster roll, shrimp, and crab cakes. All were prepared well and served at appropriate temperatures. Staff was friendly and attentive. Will likely return and definitely recommend!!

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

The pecan covered trout and chicken paillard ($15) perfect! Everything was so fresh. The price was great and we were full at the end. Our waiter was great, friendly and great advice, he said the bartender made the best mojitos anywhere and I have to agree.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

My wife, one of my employees and I ate here last week while in DC for a business conference. I was unfamiliar with restaurants in the area and was guided by its ranking on Tripadvisor and was not disappointed with the selection. Parking in the area is a challenge, but I found a free garage just a block away. It... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Probably the best place I've ever eaten. They are not afraid of flavor and spices. Portions for appetizers allows 2 people to pick 3-4 and have a great variety. The fried green tomatoes, crab fritters, and egg rolls were wonderful. They put a lot of emphasis on presentation. Everything was beautifully prepared. I would come back just for the fried... More

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Quito
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, restaurant in hip Shirlington. I think a lot of people come here as a tradition. The atmosphere feels like an older diner. With all the great restaurants in Shirlington, I don't plan to return. There were no vegetarian options on the menu but when I asked someone at the door... More

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Alexandria, VA
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580 reviews 580 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Last time we ate here things did not go well. Happy to say this time was back to the reliable restaurant we have known for years. The brunch was perfect. They gave us a great seating area for conversation. The brunch was a combo of eggs, waffle and potatoes. Served to the right temperature and with generous portions. The service... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a great date night place. The food is always on point and the service is great too. We absolutely love the salmon, the crab cakes, and the steaks here. The wine selection is great and the atmosphere is beautiful.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

For years we've been visiting friends in Arlington, and the Carlyle has been a long-time favorite. So it was again September 20, 2014. Dinner for four. An attentive, engaging waitress with a great sense of humor, delectable appetizers and delicious dinners for everyone. Reasonable wait times. Not cheap, but appropriate for what they provide. Can't wait to come back the... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A great choice for brunch, lunch or dinner. Consistently has exceptional service with indoor and outdoor seating options. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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Additional Information about Carlyle Grand Cafe

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

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