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4000 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206-3424 (Formerly Carlyle Grand Cafe)
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love going here for brunch. The crab benedict is WONDERFUL. The bloody mary's are a perfect accompaniment. My kids can also find something to eat. We've been going here for well over a decade. Certainly a must eat-at in Shirlington.

Thank BoudreauBoyz
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Long time resident, great food and service. Clean exceptionally inviting environment & again, excellent food, I recommend the salmon. If you do order the salmon would love to hear your feed back because it's the best I've ever had!

Thank Adis R
Adamstown, Maryland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had brunch of grilled trout with scrambled eggs and homefries which were more like roasted potatoes and crab with scrambled eggs and hollandaise sauce. The meal was excellent and descently priced. Theri menu had a good selection.The wait staff was very attentive without hovering. The restaurant was loud but that seems the norm in today's dining world. We went... More 

Thank Deb C
Arlington, Virginia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Carlyle is an upscale eatery that delivers a pleasant dining experience. The food is good, interesting (albeit a bit loud) ambiance, service attentive. If you can, eat outside. We had a lovely time with great friends and recall the evening with fondness. We've returned often to this restaurant.

Thank Shelley W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for restaurant week with my boyfriend and everything was delicious. We had the crab fritters, Tex mex egg rolls, lobster bisque, jambalaya, and chocolate waffle. The absolute best thing was the chocolate waffle. I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank michjayy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Carlyle is one of our "go-to" restaurants when we want a great meal that we have had before. The grilled chicken salad is a favorite.

Thank Mike W
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service and the food was great my family loved it Perfect little dining place to have brunch we will be back to visit

Thank adobiAkan
Arlington, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been freqenting the Carlyle for nearly three years and find myself going there more and more often. It's a great location, just of I395 in Shirlington, making it easy to get to from Arlington, where I live. But it's also quite convenient from DC, just a few exits into Virginia. And there is always a free place to... More 

Thank Giacomo528
Arlington, Virginia
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Carlyle is our "go to" restaurant when we want something a little more upscale but with manageable prices. While it's a large eatery and often very crowded, they are always able to seat you quickly and provide good service. A nice selection of dishes, from the somewhat basic to fairly fancy. We've never been disappointed.

Thank jhmathews
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a part of a local chain. The service, most of the time, is very good. If you don't have mobility issues, the wait is not insurmountable (a member of my family has mobility issues, and we either have to go through the kitchen to go upstairs -- but then there are no bathrooms upstairs -- or we... More 

Thank 700liab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206-3424 (Formerly Carlyle Grand Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 17039310777
High energy, American bistro with seasonal outside dining and year round classic fare. A perennial brunch favorite.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?