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Crystal City Sports Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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529 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2517
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Crystal City Sports Pub always has a good selection of food that's reasonably priced. The service is always good and there's usually a minimal wait. Group events are very reasonably priced and parking is free if you can get a spot.

Thank markj105
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Crystal City Sports Pub is the bomb. The staff is friendly and the food is great. I had a blue cheese burger with a side salad tonight. If you are lucky, Natasha will be your bartender or waitress. She is friendly and precise. I challenge you to stump her on a matter of mixology.

Thank Cassem
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here to grab something to eat on our way back to our hotel after being in DC all day. We were seated in the back next to the pool tables and ping pong table nearby a speaker playing really loud obnoxious rap music. We could barely hear each other. I just got appetizers of onion soup and Southwest... More 

Thank Crimsonred13
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out of state visitor getting my nails done and saw this place right across the street. Service was immediate. I ordered a steak and it was perfectly cooked and delicious. Huge portion so I can have dinner tonight as well! I sat outside, I enjoyed it.

Thank DarleenR194
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sports bars is located on 23rd. There are many restaurants nearby. It is a three-story restaurant. With the top floor being a bar for adults. The service is prompt the food is average to slightly above average but the atmosphere is clean and light. There is also outdoor seating so you may enjoy a nice day.

Thank Bigdog0624
Washington DC Metro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first glance, Crystal City Sports Pub is a neighborhood gathering spot, but once indoors you see that it is a thriving enterprise. Several stories, God knows how many televisions, and very busy. I live nearby and I see tour buses dropping off people in great numbers. They have no problem accommodating the crowds. The porch seating is heated and... More 

Thank Capital Culture
Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Ugh, yuck and gross. Three words to describe the food we had for breakfast. We ordered plain scrambled eggs, two orders of French toast and an omelet. None of is finished our meals and in fact, let quite a substantial amount on our plates. The food was tasteless.

Thank 287Lovetotravel
Milinda P, Owner at Crystal City Sports Pub, responded to this review

Hello, We apologize that the food was so undesirable to you! Our fresh ingredients and tasty, original recipes, usually delight our patrons but are sorry that you had walked away disappointed. We hope that this will not be your last time dining with us as we would hate for you to have such a negative outlook on our establishment. Our... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We were staying at a nearby hotel before a flight out of National, so our family walked here on a Friday night. It is a sports pub with plenty of televisions, but the food was average at best. When we got there, we were able to be seated immediately, which was a plus, and the service was quick and friendly.... More 

Thank RyryE
Southeast US
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I was there recently on a Monday night. I ordered wings and a cup of chili from the happy hour menu. The food was all very good, and the price was excellent. The atmosphere was noisy and bustling, with lots of groups of kids passing through to go upstairs to a separate dining room. All in all, well worth the... More 

Thank JSBulldog
Grain Valley, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The food was good, the service was a little slow. We we put at a 2 seat table with a dividing wall next to us. I would not recommend this. Have them move you. Not enough room at those type tables.

Thank MikeTheTraveler56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2517
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703-521-8215

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