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“Great place if you have the time”

Grand Cru Wine Bar and Bistro
Ranked #61 of 896 Restaurants in Arlington
Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Glebe
Transit: Ballston Metro Stop on the Orange Line. Exit and walk kitty corner through the courtyard with the Cosi and Potbelly Sandwich shops. Grand Cru is located in the next courtyard with the fountain.
Description: Grand Cru is a French American Bistro and Wine bar offering fine food in a cozy European style atmosphere. One of the key advantages of Grand Cru is our on site wine store with over 450 premium wines from around the world. Any of these retail priced wines can be enjoyed with your dinner with a modest on premise service fee. Grand Cru also features a selection of over 50 domestic and hard to get imported beers. The menu at Grand Cru consists of an impressive array of tapas items, world class entrees, fondue and hand crafted desserts. the idea is equisite food paired great wines at a price you can afford. But if you are in the mood to eat at home, stop by and pick up a bottle of wine to go.
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great food, great wine, great atmosphere except for the fact that we missed the tour of DC we had planned for 2 hours after our dinner reservation. 90 minutes from reservation to entrée being served. Service was slow and lackadaisical, even after telling the server we were on a schedule. I know there's an appeal to slow food but this time it added up to bad service.

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Thank travelin_buckeye
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Once you find the place, you won't be disappointed.
Yes, it is tucked away and a little bit hidden with no easy parking access.
But is worth the "trouble".
The evening was very nice so we stayed on the attractive patio.
Great wine selection to choose from and the low corking fee makes it even more attractive.
The food selection is reasonable and extremely good.
you can choose from a tapas like menu or a more regular menu.
We got an excellent onion soup a tender beef filet with delicious wine sauce and finished with the cheese platter that was far from disappointing,
And to add to the experience all this comes with a very attentive service and friendly wait stuff.

We will be back ..

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Thank chguy
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Loved that we could enjoy just the bottle of wine outside, had a nice European vibe to it. Prices were fantastic. Planning to go back when we return to the area next month!

Thank Luvingmywine
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

If you're looking for a French bistro atmosphere with reasonably priced food, this is the place!

I've eaten here on a few occasions and each time has been a pleasure with consistently good food and service. My favorite dish is the scallops. They also offer chocolate fondue after the meal which makes for a fun desert.

The outdoor seating is quiet, pretty and 'away' from the hustle and bustle of everyday Arlington.

Thank Lisalovestotravel107
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Good food enjoyed the Tapas.Good wine and a fun atmosphere.
Had a selection of food that I had not tasted before

Thank lakal40
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