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Crystal City Sports Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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529 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2517
+1 703-521-8215
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We attended a 4th birthday party at CCSP and it was awesome. The party was held on the top floor which was sectioned off as private for the event. The space itself is great, complete with a wall of tv's, a large bar, ample seating and a bounce house! The kids and parents all had a great time. Breakfast gave... More 

Thank Mary W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hood place to hang out with friends, but not great food or drinks. Never had a martini in a plastic glass. Hughe place with pool tables. Lors of tv screens and very busy. Prices are reasonable. Jumbo wings were not jumbo at all.

Thank Austinpower312
Arlington, Virginia
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465 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been coming to CCSP for years, and had a favorable opinion of it (see my 12/2/2012 review) until a recent trip (11/20/2016) ensured I'd never go back. When I go to watch games, I order anything from a cup of coffee to a few drinks to full meals, often inviting friends and family. On this occasion, I just... More 

Thank Brendan S
Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this place whenever I am in the DC area since it first opened in the mid-90's and it still has what I would consider to be amongst the best hot wings in America. I have been known to sit there and knock off between 20 and 30 of them over the course of an evening, washed... More 

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San Diego
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72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a Tuesday evening for Happy Hour and were sure happy we did. Good appetizers and well priced drinks. Lots of monitors with every sports channel there is. Service was friendly and welcoming. We recommend this place.

Thank LadyPearl47
Lake Elsinore, California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Live this place and have for years. Chicken strips aren't as good as they once were, but the beer is cold and the atmosphere can't be beat.

Thank slenez
Huntsville, Alabama
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210 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their menu advertises their crab cakes as "best in town". This is false advertising. These are the best crab cakes in the US, maybe the world. This is definitely bar food so the crab cakes are not featured. I can't speak to any other food because it is impossible for me to come in here and order anything else. I... More 

Thank Secondtimothy
Gatineau, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Great sports bar just to watch games but expensive beer and not impressed at all by their food. Small portions and poorly made. Not going back.

Thank mlml1977
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice to have few glasses after dinner Joining friends for a ball yard Music Bands on weekends Two floors Terrace for smoking Meeting new friends at bar area

Thank Basma A
Holland, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here with my daughters while staying in Arlington. The food was good, the service was quick and friendly. There was something for everyone on the menu. Even though it was a big game night the crowd was nice and family friendly. Would definitely eat here again during another stay.

Thank Kelly S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene
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: +1 703-521-8215

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?