About Ireland's Four Courts

Welcome to Ireland's Four Courts. Arlington's Home of Irish Hospitality where we pride ourselves on providing the finest quality in service, food, drinks and entertainment.
Ireland’s Four Courts is casual dining in a relaxed atmosphere.The Irish Brown Bread is made daily.We offer all the Irish traditional dishes such as Fish and Chips,Lamb Stew, Beef & Guinness Stew , Shepherds pie, and Corned Beef and Cabbage to mention a few.We also have great Pub fare ,fresh burgers,jumbo wings,healthy salads and a children's menu.We have something to suit everyone's taste.
We offer daily specials, Happy Hour M-F from 4pm to 8pm and our Cavery buffet Brunch is served on Sundays.

2051 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Irish, Gastro Pub, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 1100am - 2:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 10;00am - 2:00am

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(703) 525-3600

Website:
http://www.irelandsfourcourts.com/

Entertainment:
We offer live music Tuesday through Sunday .We have local acts and bands who will entertain you starting at 9:00pm till 1:30am . They play a mixture of Irish, contemporary music and popular hits. We also have Karaoke on Sundays at 9pm.
Check our web site for a schedules.

Catering:
Please contact for information- catering@irelandsfourcourts.com

Parking Details:
We have parking behind the restaurant, there is a lot of street parking and garages near by.

Public Transit:
Courthouse Metro is opposite the restaurant

Private Party Facilities:
Private party space is available for a variety of social and corporate events. Ireland"s Four Courts does not charge a room fee. We are ideal location for rehearsal dinners , Bunch parties, Birthdays parties or Happy hours. We have on site manager to discuss your event, 7 days a week.Our rooms can hold parties from 20 to 150 people or even rent our the whole restaurant for 300 people. Please inquire with our Catering Manager for details.

Private Party Contact:
John: (703) 525-3603

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch

Ireland's Four Courts Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

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4.1

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3.9

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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vip
 (Des Moines)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Chili is outstanding. Very comfortable place and relaxed atmosphere.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

disappointed that you have discontinued your clam chowder / bisque soup. Always a favorite. Pls keep up your happy hours.
Would recommend you look to expand your menu a bit to include more options.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Happy Hour
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Good place to meet and drink/eat with friends, decent beer and whiskey selection. Can personally recommend the corned beef and cabbage, which comes with boiled veggies and lots of very nice meat. The Guinness was just the right temperature and spot on, with a very fair price. We had chicken wings for appetizers: quite good. All in all, we enjoyed it, and I would go again.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 17, 2017

A great restaurant to watch football games! Great deals and great food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 27, 2017

The waiter was very accommodating. We stopped in for an early dinner.

Tags: Fun
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 14, 2017

really enoyed their authentic full Irish breakfast!!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 4, 2017

Visiting DC with friends and staying in Arlington we quickly became aware that eating in Arlington was a better option than trying to battle DC traffic. four Courts was in the neighborhood of our rented apartment ... easy to access ... terrific food allowing us to sample some "Irish" dishes while drinking nice beers and cocktails. Service was excellent although we did come mid-afternoon. Enjoyed everything about t his place including parking on the street!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 30, 2017

Fantastic place to have Sunday brunch and watch Premier League soccer in an energetic environment.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 13, 2017

I was there for dinner with three old friends and we ate outside. Found parking behind the restaurant, a plus. Food was very good especially the shepherd's pie. Nice selection of beers, Harp, Guinness and a good selection of local beers on tap. There was a soccer game on the screens indoors and the noise level was such that we could have not had a conversation with out raising our voices. The noise was the only problem, we were very glad to be outside, but outside is not far from a busy street.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Great Beer
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 8, 2017

The salmon and spinich salad was delicious. The service was good and the atmosphere was lively but not too loud. Patrons were of all ages and it was very pleasant.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 20, 2017

The bar area might be fun for happy hour. But for lunch, this place has taken a nose dive.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 12, 2017

Went for a Sunday Brunch and was very pleased with quality and price.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Authentic
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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 5, 2017

The minute we walked in we were told we had to buy raffle tickets to eat there. Went for the pub atmosphere but the beer selection was nonexistent. Waitress was slow, didn't know the menu, and just generally could have cared less. Atmosphere was loud and the band was TERRIBLE. Food was actually ok, but nothing special. This place is not worth your time or your money.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Charleston)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Beautiful little neighborhood gem! Food was great, and not the ordinary pub grub.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Great fish n chips for Lent on Friday. Very busy. Glad for a corner table as it was a boisterous night

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (México)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Always a great time! Great Irish ambiance for everyone to enjoy.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 15, 2017

Server brought extra beer when it wasn't ordered. Chicken fingers tasted like they had just been taken out of a freezer, nothing special. Wings were good.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 13, 2017

Great accommodations for a last minute get together. Service was excellent and fiid was great!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 12, 2017

went for brunch. Brunch buffet food was not very hot, not very fresh, over salted. But it was only $15.95 per person. The one eyed paddy (burger) was excellent and was served with tater tots that were crispy and delicious. wait staff was very attentive.

Tags: Fun
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 3, 2017

The food here is actually very good but it is definitely set up to be more of a drinking spot. They were very busy when we went, so the food took a while. We didn't mind but we also didn't think our waitress was very friendly. We also never received the appetizer we had ordered. I would say if you want to go here for dinner aim for an early dinner before the drinking crowd arrives as the music and talking gets so loud I could barely hear myself think. I would recommend this place though, just know what to expect!

Tags: Fun, Happy Hour
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Great Irish fare in a traditional pub atmosphere. The fire place is a nice touch in a cold winter afternoon or evening. Really enjoyed the atmosphere.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 5, 2017

Needed a convenient spot for a quick dinner with a friend. Seating by the fireplace was perfect on the first of many very chilly days. Menu selection and recommendations from staff hit the spot perfectly!

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Live Music, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 23, 2016

This is a great neighborhood pub...the happy hour specials are amazing and they have the best wings in the area! Will definitely be back- the service was terrific, best bar staff ever!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 29, 2016

Again --Another great evening. The food and happy hour prices are excellent!

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Cozy, Authentic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 25, 2016

Great food and great spot to watch NFL games!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 7, 2016

Only negative is not 4 courts problem. Heavy noisey traffic in area. Other than that outstanding visit. Came here two months ago loved and decided to come back.

Tags: Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 6, 2016

The service and food were both great! The hostess took us right away and we got a good table (for four). The wait staff was attentive and food was delivered very quickly. The amount of food was very good, and all four of us were pretty happy with our dishes. My husband had corned beef and cabbage and would have preferred more cabbage, but everything else was excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 23, 2016

We went for am early dinner and service, ambiance, and food were great.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on June 27, 2016

Food was alright but pretty bland. I wouldn't repeat.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 10, 2016

I've been going to Four Courts ever since it opened and have always thought the food was good and the service friendly. Over two recent trips, it seems they've gotten a bit tired. Most recently, on an unusually quiet Friday evening, our burgers were average at best, cole slaw came out warm (so tepid in fact I was wondering if I'd suffer later for having eaten it), the ordered beer was unavailable (and what we next ordered wasn't billed correctly) and our server seemed indifferent. I'll give it another chance, as burgers alone do not make or break an Irish restaurant/bar. But after 20+ years(?)! they may need to refocus their effort. Still great potato leak soup, btw.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 30, 2016

I always have a wonderful experienced when I dine at FCs!
I take relative and friends to FCs when I want to impress.
Wonderful food and service.
Go and enjoy!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 29, 2016

We went to Four Courts for Brunch on Memorial Day holiday weekend with family because the last two times we went there thorough enjoyed the the buffet style brunch. For Memorial Day holiday however they were not serving brunch which was identified upon our arrival. Needless to say we were disappointed that the web did not identify that brunch was NOT available.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Brought the family here for Mother's Day brunch. At first, from the look on my wife's face, I thought I had dropped the ball bigtime. After all, this is a bar, first and foremost, so it is rather noisy. Trying to communicate across table was difficult at best. But the food on the brunch buffet was excellent, so she warmed up to the experience rather quickly. Plus, we were there toward the end of the brunch rush, so it thinned out and quieted down soon after our arrival. The selection of foods was surprisingly good, the fruit was fresh and the biscuits and gravy was among the best I've ever had. The only drawback is there are no scrambled eggs on the line--you have to order those at the omelet station. Still, at least they HAVE an omelet station and a carving station boot! The food was so good I had three plates!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Been coming to Irelands Four Courts for many years now and the food and service is always good here. We have also had a big party in the party room which was a big hit.
Just went here for Mothers Day Sunday brunch food was very good. Loved the complimentary Mimosa! The Bloody Marys are fantastic and would come for those alone. Another bonus, the omelet bar, and variety of food.
A big plus is that kids under 13 pay half of adult brunch price. Really good value overall. I will be continue to be a regular here and back again for brunch for sure. Of course its an Irish pub and restaurant that serves great food, atmosphere and Guinness! What more can you ask for!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Very relaxed environment, responsive staff, good food with an authentic Irish slant, plus a terrific brunch

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Richmond)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Good service, nice buffet. Close to metro stop.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Always enjoy my visit to Four Courts. Great Staff, Great food and great drinks.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 27, 2016

We met friends for dinner at Ireland's Four Courts last weekend. We sat near the cozy fireplace in the main room....perfect for a chilly night. Everyone's meal was excellent, ranging from a simple Ruben, to an Irish cob salad, to grilled salmon over spinach, to a delicious looking Irish dish called chicken Boxty. Service was excellent (our server was Kevin). The restaurant was pretty crowded by the time we finished our meal at around 9 pm, so I was glad we had a 6:30 reservation, which gave us plenty of time to chat before the crowd started building and the music started (which was fun too!).

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on February 6, 2016

While visiting my son at GWU we came here for dinner one night. He had the chicken boxty and I had the shepard's pie. Both were very good. Topped it off with a couple of Smithwicks and we left very full. They do a pretty good job of creating an Irish pub atmosphere. Service was excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 8, 2016

Had a partner meeting that we wanted to keep low key but be able to communicate. Four Corners had an excellent table set up for 6 by the fire. It allowed present productive conversation to be combined with great food.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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