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Pan Am Restaurant

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3051 Nutley Street, Pan Am Shopping Center, Merrifield, VA
+1 703-560-9322
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Ashburn, Virginia
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for an alternative to the branded chain restaurants, give Pan Am a try. Greek family run restaurant in a strip mall in Fairfax. Food good, not great, but generally you won't experience a bad meal. Give it a try.

Thank elload
Arlington, Virginia
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Looking forward to authentic tasty Greek food, I ordered the gyro platter. The Greek side salad was excellent. The gyro was hard, fry, and salty, more like beef jerky. The gyro sauce was tasteless. The french fries were so hard that they broke when cut. Very disappointing.

Thank V M
Herndon, Virginia
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170 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Located In a nondescript strip mall by route 29, this unassuming rejstaraunt brings some delicious no-nonsense food. I had the gyro salad and it was good. The customers seem to be regulars. If it was closer I could see myself becoming one too.

Thank NATS11111
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Um, yum! This was not the reaction I expected when I first tried this Pan Am shopping center jewel. We came at my boyfriend's recommendation, and I was a little turned off by the outdated decor. The place does not have great curb appeal but don't let that fool you. Yes, it's no frills inside and there is zero ambiance... More 

Thank Aloisiks
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

good food (best gyros) and friendly staff make this a family favorite. Daily specials are always good, well worth trying.

Thank Terrill O
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Great for lunch or dinner. Has fantastic gyros. The wait staff is friendly and never in a hurry to push you out. Favorite hangout for the locals

Thank Matilde B
Fairfax County, Virginia
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We are regulars for breakfast. The French toast is great- but all of the food is great. We occasionally go for dinner s well. The pizza is always outstanding. This is the kind of place where they get to know your name and it feels like home

Thank Catherine B
Bowie, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2015

The title says it all. They make the best gyros around. When I'm in NOVA, I try to get to the Pan Am Restaurant to get a gyro. 5 stars!!!

Thank want2franchise
Northern Va.
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have been going to Pan Am Family Restaurant for more years than I care to post. The wonderful, friendly staff has been the same throughout the years. The service is excellent. The food is always outstanding.

Thank trvlszmom
Camdenton, Missouri
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2014

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside and the inside isn't impressive but the food was wonderful. It is a Mediterranean mix (mostly Italian and Greek) although they serve some American dishes as well. The food was incredible and the servings were plentiful. I got the lasagna and my wife got the Chicken Souvlaki and both were very... More 

Thank Randy1964

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3051 Nutley Street, Pan Am Shopping Center, Merrifield, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Merrifield
  • Phone Number: +1 703-560-9322

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