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“Good eats for a nice night out” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Arties's

Arties's
Ranked #1 of 410 Restaurants in Fairfax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Since 1978, Fairfax City's most popular restaurant. Enjoy boathouse favorites surrounded by handcrafted wooden boat scale models and Jack Gable's view of Lake Winnipesaukee.
Fairfax, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good eats for a nice night out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013

My wife and I go to Artie's every so often for a casual, but nice, night out. It's part of the Great American Restaurant chain, and it never disappoints. It's not the fanciest food, but we've always left happy and continue to return. I'm a personal fan of the smoked salmon filet and my wife really likes the roast pork tenderloin. You really can't go wrong with anything on the menu though. We definitely recommend the flourless chocolate waffle though - we get it every time!

Visited June 2013
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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169 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Always good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

You will. Never be disappointed here. Great food. Better staff. Just attention to detail. Every dish is excellent. This is a winner for a date or the family

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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“Great menue.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

Recently visited fairfax for a long meeting and needed a great meal and at a great price. I dined at Artie's for the first time. The service was great and the server was very knowledgeable about the food and restaurant. The blue crab fritters were awsome and seared tuna was just right. Thank you to the servers who were very attentive.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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171 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Artie's is Not to Be Missed in Fairfax”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Every course at Artie's was terrific. We started with the Lobster Bisque (which is only available on Fridays and Saturdays as a rule) It was very good and lighter in consistency than some versions I have had. Then we had the Spinach and Artichoke Dip - you must try it. It is exceptional and the chips are made locally in the restaurant's bakery. We then shared a Chipotle and Marinated Pork Loin accompanied with Parmeasan potatoes and a corn and mixed vegetable side dish. The meat was cooked to perfection and the potatoes were so good all thoughts of the diet were put on hold. The corn and mixed vegetable side dish was sweet and very fresh and light making it a perfect accompaniment to the pork and potatoes. The inside of the restaurnat is a boating motiff set in the 1920s with wood models on display etc. It holds quite a few tables but waiting is to be expacted if you don't get there early. It is very reasonable and a must do in the Northern Virginia area.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best in Fairfax!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

Have been going to Artie's for years. Best deal is the lunch. But dinner is great for special occasions, or just drinks with the girls. Must try's: the crab cakes. Service is stupendous.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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