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“Had dinner at Taverna two nights in a row” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lebanese Taverna

Lebanese Taverna
1101 South Joyce Street, Arlington, VA 22202
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Ranked #14 of 759 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Army Navy Drive
Transit: Metro Pentagon City - blue and yellow lines
Description: Lebanese Taverna Pentagon Row offers a warm and vibrant dining atmosphere with the beauty of traditional Arabic features. The 80 seat outdoor cafe serves as the neighborhood gathering spot for outdoor summer concerts series and Ice Skating in the winter. Located in the center courtyard of Pentagon Row Shops by the ice rink.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Had dinner at Taverna two nights in a row”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

The food here is just amazing. Love the hummus, shawarma chicken, lamb, tabbouleh, baba ghannoush. This has become our favorite restaurant whenever we visit DC. The decor is modern with a touch of middle eastern flare.

I was surprised that they only serve brunch/ small plate items on Sunday early afternoon. Full menu starts at 4:00 pm. A bit odd but we ate there anyway.

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Glendale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Middle Eastern Faire”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Locate on the westside of the Pentagon City Mall, the Lebanese Taverna serves awesome middle eastern/mediterranean food. Service is always outstanding and pay attention to the waiters recommended specials! There can be bit of a wait, but well worth it!

Visited January 2013
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Washington, DC
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“Great food in a convenient location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We've always been fans of the Lebanese Taverna restaurants, and the location at Pentagon Row never disappoints. We especially enjoy eating outside, when the weather permits.

Highlight: Sampler platters which give you the chance to enjoy several of their wonderful appetizers

Visited June 2012
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Ontario, Canada
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“Authentic. Great value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We took the Metro to Pentagon City.Lebanese Tarverna situated just outside the fashion mall,with a skating rink right infront of it. Very festive!
Seating was fast. Our server was extremely helpful, spending time to explain what's in each dish.
He first serve us basket of hot steamy and puffy pita with dipping olive oil.
We ordered traditional Mezza platter; eggplant fatteh; Sharhat Ghanam; lamb fatteh.
They were all delicious and well presented.
Must try the desserts,we had tahini creme brulee and some kind of Lebanese dougnut.
Totally stuffed and satisfied.

  • Visited December 2012
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White Plains, New York
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“Great Middle Eastern Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We love this place! When we bring lots of people, they can do family-style, and everyone leaves happy.

Visited December 2012
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