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Lebanese Taverna

5900 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205-2910
+1 703-241-8681
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5900 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205-2910
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

A nice restaurant. Service was average. The food was good and price average to high depending on what you ordered. Atmosphere was bright and very nice for conversing with your guests but was very loud. The restaurant was very full. I would go again to...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed March 28, 2014

We visited this interesting restaurant recently with our son and daughter-in-law and were spellbound by the details and interesting food you will make and then eat at their cooking class. You will learn much about Middle East cuisine, spices and unique preparations. From a simple...More

Thank LancasterTraveler
Reviewed March 18, 2014

I've been enjoying the Lebanese Taverna on Washington Blvd in Arlington for years. We had lunch there the other day and once again were reminded why we continue to go back. The food is authentic, well prepared, well served and reasonably priced. I can't say...More

Thank Portfoliofotos
Reviewed March 14, 2014

I've never been disappointed when dining at Lebanese Taverna. I first started dining there a college student in the 80s. Since then they have grown, expanded through out the area but the food is still wonderful. Their dining room in north Arlington is a bit...More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed March 11, 2014

excellent service, and suitable for big family gatherings. I liked that it was located within a Tyson 1 Mall with plenty of indoor parking spaces

Thank Amiraelias
Reviewed March 4, 2014

An extensive tapas selection and regular appetizers, entrees and desserts make your mouth happy, and the ambiance is warm and inviting. Wonderful service and fresh, airy pita accompany the meal -- don't miss the hommos special, which has ground beef on top, almost a small...More

Thank Anniefeb9
Reviewed February 26, 2014

We went here with friends who live locally. With a group of 7, we were able to order a family style sampling of food. There was more than enough, and the food was particularly good. It would be a better value if you ordered a...More

Thank ncmurray
Reviewed February 23, 2014

My wife and two adult daughters joined me for dinner at Lebanese Taverna at Pentagon Row. We are from the foodie capitol of the world, Portland, Oregon, so we know GREAT food. We have a very special Lebanese Restaurant which is about 3 miles from...More

Thank stevemarilyn2013
Reviewed February 14, 2014

This place is a terrific neighborhood cafe. They have a number of other locations in the DC area now, but this was the first. The food is wonderful and the setting is intimate. Lost Dog Cafe is a block away, but if you are in...More

Thank Lizponi
Reviewed February 14, 2014

I was visiting DC with a good friend and we chanced upon this place. Well, truthfully, we'd narrowed it down to this or another place & I didn't want curry. We were immediately welcomed by the staff and only waited a short time before being...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5900 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205-2910
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-241-8681
The original location, opened in 1979, is a cozy family style restaurant known throughout the area for its friendly atmosphere and delicious food. "Uncle Joe" is a fixture in the Westover neighborhood and can be counted on to make everyone feel comfortable and at home with his hospitality.
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