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“Good food off the beaten path” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Iguana

Blue Iguana
Ranked #99 of 384 Restaurants in Fairfax
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Halal, American, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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.
Roanoke, Virginia
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good food off the beaten path”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

A quirky restaurant - off the beaten paty - good food - if you eat outside it will be smokey - ate here over New Years Eve and the fix price menu was good. Family friendly and the wait staff seems happy to be working there.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Centreville, Virginia
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Off The Beaten Path”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Great food. Interesting menu. Love eating there. It's small but just has a different byt good feel

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Lovettsville, Virginia
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Good, But Not Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

We have eaten there for both lunch and dinner. The sandwiches and the entree salads are a better choice than the burgers and it is a tad expensive for lunch, about $13 per person plus drinks and tip. It is much more of a bargain for dinner with very good entrees at reasonable prices. Service is excellent.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Dining in Fairfax!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

This restaurant has great food, and the service is fantastic!! There are weekend specials based on market availability of seafood. They will gladly substitute and adjust any item ordered. It is a little pricey, but the food is definitely worth it!! On Sunday mornings, they have a delicious brunch buffet, which you can add Mimosas and Bloody Marys to for a small charge!

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Dakar, Senegal
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126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Always Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

We really enjoy the blue iguana...service has always been good. I highly reccommend the jambalya and bread pudding !

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank dawn2281
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