4000 Campbell Ave.
Arlington, VA 22206
Neighborhood: Arlington, Shirlington, Arlington
Cuisines: Modern, Fusion/Eclectic, American, Breakfast
Open Monday through Friday 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM; Saturday 10:30 AM to midnight; Sunday 9:30 AM to 10 PM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Price Range: Moderate
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Fried blue crab fritters; salt-and-pepper calamari; Caesar salad; lobster potstickers; sesame-crusted tuna salad; crab cakes; chicken paillard; Hong Kong-style sea bass; Black Angus ribeye; chipotle-glazed pork; cheeseburger; deep-dish apple pie; banana
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Weekend Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
Scene: Food Specials, Outdoor Seating
Owned by the Great American Restaurants group, this swank Shirlington Village spot fizzes with energy. The deco-cool space is cushy, the service friendly and smart, and the menu a crowd pleaser. The drawback? The popular restaurant doesn’t take dinner reservations, so it’s best to call ahead to put your name on the waiting list.
What to get: Lobster pot stickers with ginger butter; salt-and-pepper fried calamari; a cheesy, peppery Caesar salad; sesame-crusted-tuna salad with sticky rice and soy-lime vinaigrette; plump crab cakes with skinny fries and slaw; Hong-Kong–style sea bass; chicken paillard over angel-hair pasta; chipotle-glazed pork tenderloin; flourless chocolate waffle.