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Italian Store

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3123 Lee Hwy, Lyon Village Center, Arlington, VA 22201-4207
703 528 6266
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Arlington, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two locations for the Italian Store but I mainly frequent the one in Lyon Village on Lee Highway in Arlington. The subs are the best around and the lines are usually long but the sandwich makers are fast. The meats are freshly sliced and very good. They also have many different pizzas which are all very good. The... More 

Thank rickfromVA2
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding pizza, outstanding subs. Be prepared to wait at busy times. Order a fresh pizza to go - veggie is excellent, as is the cheese. Excellent deli meats. The only negative is the wait at busy times. Everything else is a winner. Good wines at good prices too.

Thank degd127
Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a large Milano sandwich after exploring the very well stocked shelves. It was fresh and very good.

Thank Mimi5636
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

So much selection. Sandwiches, prepared Italian meals, pizza. Their roles are something special. They remind me of quality roles from up north. They are quick to help. There is always a steady flow of customers which demonstrates their consistent good food offerings.

Thank Dave M
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520 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Stopped for a quick sandwich and it was really tasty. The service was and everyone was friendly. Recommend their sandwiches.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The lines outside this store don't lie. Providing consistently high-quality food at a fair price is such an obvious strategy and the Italian Store has been following this strategy for years. The real question is why more restaurants don't get it.

Thank pviii2015
Arlington, Virginia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

If you like authentic Italian food, this place is for you. The best subs in town (try the Milano), delicious New York style pizza, wonderful premade pastas you can keep in the freezer. And they have great Italian items for your pantry. This is a wonderful place to pick up subs and then head to the park or an outdoor... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

With nearly 20 years of Arlington experience under my belt, I can say with absolute certainty that Italian Store owns the Sicilian pizza and Italian sub market in Arlington area. They are simply the best. People can debate their favorite NY style pizza if they want, but if Italian store isnt in the top 10% of that category, they lose... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

All you have to do is go to the Italian store any day and there will be a line. They open at 10 AM and there's usually a line. The meats and cheeses they use are very fresh and are in abundance with every sub. They are located in a small shopping strip mall so you can get a ticket... More 

Thank Rick7211
Arlington, Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I grew up in NJ and, other than The Italian Store, we basically have to go to DE in order to get the quality of meats, cheeses and pasta that we can find here. Whenever I have to put the kids in the car for a long trip, I psych myself up by stopping at the Italian Store for my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3123 Lee Hwy, Lyon Village Center, Arlington, VA 22201-4207
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703 528 6266

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