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1617 Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190
703-707-0660
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sports bar with a great views

The restaurant is dark inside and not that appealing. However when weather is nice the outside seating by the lake is wonderful. The food is fairly good and interesting choices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2015
RustyinReston
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Reston, Virginia
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Reston, Virginia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The restaurant is dark inside and not that appealing. However when weather is nice the outside seating by the lake is wonderful. The food is fairly good and interesting choices.

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Thank RustyinReston
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Eh! Says it all. Noisy. Food average. Bad presentation. Bad service. Snooty waitress. She spilled fish stew on table. Laughed it off. Didn't try to rectify it or get another fish. Very disappointed. Don't order Kalypso grilled shrimp. Ordinary shrimp. No taste served with too much rice.

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Thank Sam4el
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Having family who live at Lake Anne we have been to Kalypso's several times and not been particularly impressed. We returned this past Saturday only because one of our party of 5 had expressed a desire to try it. Since we were under the impression it had changed management we hoped for an improvement. No such luck. We found the... More 

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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

This restaurant has changed names several times and fortunately, it's been Kalypso's for a while now. It's hidden in the Lake Anne Plaza which is an older place. As such, it doesn't get the foot traffic that newer places get. Which...allows you to get a good seat on a Friday or Saturday night without having to wait 90 minutes. You... More 

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Thank Luvmiguiz
Reston, Virginia
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

My friend and I enjoyed another delicious lunch at Kalypso's. It was over 90 degrees so we sat inside and enjoyed the view of the lake from a window side table (we appreciated the air conditioning). When the weather is nice we sit outside. The restaurant has Mediterranean inspired food and lunch time favorites. I ordered a gyro which was... More 

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Thank SusanEMR
Reston, VA
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Ever since Kalypso's opened, I've been taking friends there for birthday lunches & dinners for special or no reason. The staff has always been friendly & knowledgeable. The service is very good. The food is consistent, always tasty, well-presented & served in good time. I highly recommend the lasagne & moussaka. The salads are pretty, the lettuce is always fresh... More 

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Thank Maura5
Reston, Virginia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My fav is the saganaki - fried Greek cheese that they flambe! Great seating outside next to the lake.

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Thank linguisticenigma
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

They now have plenty of servers, so you no longer have to wait for hours to get a menu or to order. I was pleasantly surprised. The food was good as usual with a professional staff. Drinks are half-priced till 7:00 pm. A great restaurant to go to with family and friends. Did I mention the amazing lake view and... More 

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Thank Anahita R
Herndon, Virginia
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I've really only eaten here at lunchtime. It is fairly empty during the weekday during lunch. On a sunny warm day, outside eating is so nice! I get the same thing every time I go...gyro and fries. I crave it. One of the best gyros around this area.

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1 Thank Netanders
Fairfax, Virginia
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277 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We have walked by this restaurant countless times to eat at another restaurant in the Lake Anne Shopping Center. Alas, that restaurant closed (R.I.P.) and we decided to try Kalypso's . We started off with the crab dip appetizer - just okay and we were charged an extra $1.50 for more toasted bread to dip the dip (only got 6... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1617 Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: 703-707-0660

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?