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Blue Iguana

12727 Shoppes Ln, Fairfax, VA 22033-3834
+1 703-502-8108
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“jambalaya” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Fusion, Pub, Halal
$$ - $$$
12727 Shoppes Ln, Fairfax, VA 22033-3834
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

Blue Iguana has a lively, friendly feel with nightly specials, a lengthy happy hour and entertainment that ranges from DJ's to Poker to Trivia nights. Would be fine for families at lunch or brunch, but definitely best for adults in the evening. The menu offers...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Loved it! Loved it so much, we went back the next day for brunch! Service is super friendly, no wait both times when we went, pleasant decor, ample seating, comfortable booths and tables. The happy hour is from noon till 8 p.m. and drinks are...More

Thank Muffarah M
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

I went there after arriving into town late. They stay open until 2 with music, food and the drinks are extremely affordable.

Thank LaTrelya B
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

This place has got the home town feel with the all you would expect, but wait there's more! There food is over the top! So you can't go wrong. Plus, I had to widen my grin when I got my very cold beer. Man life...More

Thank Stanimal14
Reviewed May 8, 2017

My group of girlfriends likes to get together for brunch at different places in the area. We were pleasantly surprised by Blue Iguana in Fairfax because we could make a reservation easily for our group via their website and they were accommodating for those of...More

Thank TZ138
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and helpful, it was my first time there since I was like 10. The happy hour deals are great and it goes till 8 everyday including the weekends. The chicken quesadilla and mac an cheese were good and only 5...More

Thank Aliyah M
Reviewed January 13, 2017

I tried the Blue Iguana for Brunch recently, and was disappointed. Service was ok, and that is about it. The brunch buffet, was not really good at all. Variety of dishes, not so wonderful. Staff had problems with keeping up with the buffet being replenished....More

Thank Larry20874
Reviewed November 14, 2016

The previous menu had a focus on Cajun dishes and now includes items like fish and chips, duck breast and jambalaya. My wife and I had stopped in while shopping in the area and were surprised by the new menu and the quality of the...More

Thank vagolferbob
NargizW, Owner at Blue Iguana, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2016

Thank you so much for your comment. We highly appreciated. We wish we will see you again soon.

Reviewed September 14, 2016

I have been going to this pleasant little place for lunch from time to time for years. It is pretty much a standard American, modified, pub-style restaurant with that type of food, (subs, wraps, salads, burgers at lunch, very pub food) with the dinner menu...More

1  Thank Sinned2
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I was excited to try a new place when my husband suggested brunch. Under $15 each for the buffet but it seemed like we were at the tail end of things. At noon the serving dishes were 1/4-1/3 full. My husband liked the French toast....More

Thank DebbieHatch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
American, Bar, Fusion, Pub, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12727 Shoppes Ln, Fairfax, VA 22033-3834
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-502-8108
  • E-mail
For over 21 years, The Blue Iguana has been a fixture here in Fairfax, Virginia. One of the first of the new school of Chef driven restaurants, The Blue Iguana was finally sold by it's first owners, whom have retired, to veteran Clifton & Nargiza Wilcox in August of 2013. Since 2013 a lot of great changes were made. We strive to give every guest the best experience at Blue Iguana. So come have a drink, come have a bite, enjoy the best SUNDAY BRUNCH, BEST HAPPY HOUR and get to know our family of the great staff in Northen Virginia.
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