We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 680 Arlington Restaurants

Carlyle Grand Cafe

4000 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
703-931-0777
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
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
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Write a Review

426 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    255
    119
    38
    8
    6
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Alexandria, VA
Top Contributor
578 reviews 578 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
350 helpful votes 350 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Arlington, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is the first time I write a review of the Carlyle Grand Café (CGC), even though we (partner and I) have been dining here on a regular basis -- at least monthly, and often more frequently -- for well over a decade. CGC is one of only a small handful of restaurants in the DC area that we have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Arlington, Virginia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great food and good service. Downstairs is very loud. Upstairs is quieter but lots of stairs (hard for my folks who are seniors).

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Arlington, Virginia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a difficult review to keep brief. I love this spot. Dinner: Their Rib Eye is phenomenal. I am usually at a loss for words until I have had at least 3 bites; then I'm back. I order with mashed cornflower, rather than the potatoes it comes with. Also, they have a dish they call Beef Piccata. It has... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jackson, Wyoming
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Seeing the atmosphere, the many occupied tables, and being recommended by a local, we were actually disappointed by the food. I do remember that we walked out of there thinking this would be an "even if we were here longer we would not come back anyway"-restaurant. Our server Favio was nice,. He forgot one item, but no big deal. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I came here, once again, to celebrate with my family and food was amazing!!! Everything we had, which was 7 different dishes, was very delicious, I especially loved crabcakes. I do have to say that alcohol could be a little cheaper, $9 for a cosmo, but oh well. The food is amazing and staff is great, as always :)

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cali, Colombia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice and it was fantastic. Service was really good and food wonderfully prepared. We order meat and fish, as well as salad, and they were delicious. The restaurant was within walking distance of the hotel we were staying at, so very easy to reach. We also liked that it is open until late evening.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Carlyle Grand Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Carlyle Grand Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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

Do you own or manage Carlyle Grand Cafe?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing