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Rus-Uz

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1000 N Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22201-5627
5713124086
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very friendly and food is excellent. All kavior appetizers are exceptionally good. And the main dish, the salmon was also good. Wines are not the best.

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Thank M W U
Arlington, Virginia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flavorful dishes, but this is not light eating. Street parking is available, but not plentiful. In the Ballston neighborhood near Central Library, so taking Metro is an option.

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Thank hfinArl
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a friend to Rus-Uz so she could try something new. The restaurant did not disappoint. We were there early on Sunday afternoon so it was quiet. We could easily carry on a conversation. Servers were pleasant and the service was good. The food was well prepared and tasty. This is a nice change of pace.

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Thank Cynthia H
Kernersville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Plov is a national dish of Uzbekistan and I recommend it-lamb bits on flavorful rice; also had Fish Under Cover, a cold salad of herring, beets, potatoes, an acquired taste but I enjoyed it. This is a quiet restaurant, excellent service. Would go back for the great looking desserts and coffee, too. Nice downtown Arlington neighborhood.

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Thank wjhampton2016
Sf Bay Area
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221 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Pretty good food & service. We also sampled six of their flavors vodkas, which were nice. Beware, their desserts are mediocre, and really not worth it.

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Thank netllama
Seven Corners, Virginia
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561 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Small, but cozy central asian/russian cuisine joint. Service is pretty attentive and quick. They seem to have almost everything in the menu available (a rarity in places of this origin). Extended selection of infused vodkas is a must to try. Overall, I like this place the best out of 3 or 4 similar places of post-Soviet republic cuisine in the... More 

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Thank Seth J
Arlington, Virginia
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130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I took my team to Rus-Uz for lunch to introduce them to Russian and Central Asian cuisines. The food was delicious and prepared in a traditional manner, which was just what I wanted. I had roasted salmon with potatoes and veggies and it was very flavorful and well-made. I tried plov and it was just as I remember my Grandma's... More 

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Thank Mariya1981
northern virginia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

wife and I both have eastern Europe heritage, so decided to try for lunch. we totally enjoyed our pirozhki and samsi appetizers, and manti and goluptsi mains. throughout and after the meal we repeatedly discussed family meals with relatives ... brought back many wonderful memories. modern, well decorated, visual delight. attentive staff. beautiful ethnic china.

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Thank lbshes
Charlottesville Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Our daughter told us about Rus-Uz last week; it sounded great, so we had to try it out. The restaurant is spotless -- crisp white table cloths with beautiful blue dishes. The service was perfect. We were seated immediately, and then we were a little overwhelmed with all the choices on the menu. Happily, our waiter advised us. We began... More 

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Thank WanderingGrammy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Despite the difficulty of parking in the Ballston Metro area, now there is a further reason to make the effort or walk from the subway since Rus-Uz has expanded next door to itself with a store. The store is mostly reasonably priced and has a lot of the Russian foods normally seen in Russian stores, a rather large wine department... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Russian, Eastern European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22201-5627
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 5713124086

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