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About Lyon Hall

Lyon Hall is a modern bistro serving approachable Alsatian-inspired fare, including an extensive selection of house-made charcuterie and sausages. The menu changes with the season to highlight fresh produce from local farms, as do the pastries, desserts and fresh bread.The affordable wine list focuses on French selections, while the impressive beer list offers an extensive selection of European drafts and bottles. Located in an historic art deco building in the heart of downtown Clarendon, Lyon Hall is a vibrant neighborhood spot with a friendly, knowledgeable staff. Perfect for an elegant dinner in the stylish dining room, frankfurters and beer flights with friends at the lively bar, or enjoying a warm evening on the patio with a bottle of wine and selections from the dynamic cheese menu. The private room located in our mezzanine level offers a great spot for small to medium size groups enjoying a private meal or cocktail reception.

3100 N Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
French, Belgian, German

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 1130AM-3PM

Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 5PM-10PM Friday & Saturday: 5PM-11PM

Brunch:
Saturday & Sunday: 9:30AM-3PM

Happy Hour:
Everyday: 3PM-7PM

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(703) 741-7636

Website:
http://www.lyonhallarlington.com/

Entertainment:
DJ's every Friday and Saturday at 10pm.

Parking Details:
Street parking

Public Transit:
Near Clarendon Metro on Orange Line

Executive Chef:
Matt Hill

Private Party Facilities:
Lyon Hall can host a private event of any size! We have multiple areas throughout the restaurant- Our mezzanine is perfect for dinner parties and business events. Our lounge is available for casual private events, as is our bar. Whatever the event, we can customize our space for you and your guests!

Private Party Contact:
Gillian Schroeder: (866) 998-1849

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have multiple spaces to host any type of special event~ private or not, we tailor the evening to your needs.

Lyon Hall Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (24)
Casual (22)
Fit for Foodies (22)
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Neighborhood Gem (21)
Happy Hour (16)
Great Beer (13)
Great for Lunch (13)
Bar Seating (13)
Good for Groups (12)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Special Occasion (11)
Fun (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Comfort Food (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Hot Spot (8)
Business Meals (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Romantic (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Authentic (6)
Cozy (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Healthy (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Seasonal (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Late-night Find (3)
People Watching (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined a day ago

Hostesses were excellent. Took great care of us. Made all the difference. Wonderful evening.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Overall great experience. Happy hour was good - we got the pretzel with our drinks, delicious dips. Dinner included a burger which was standard and a Thai mussle pot which was delicious. Great service too.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

Good, but the service lacked. The on duty manager helped keep us relaxed!

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·Dined 4 days ago

The food was delicious and the service was great! Will be going back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Casual
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent service and waitstaff. The Valentine’s Day menu was very good. Great selection of Belgian and Germany beer.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Food was great, small portion, but little bit pricey.

Tags: Seasonal
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was Amazing! Great little French Bistro in the heart of Arlington!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great good - great service! Nice job Lyon hall

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Had an 8 top gathering for my wife's birthday and the service and food were excellent. Only thing that was slightly disappointing was the lack of singing or candle on the dessert :( But nonetheless, I would recommend Lyon Hall to anyone.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great for Brunch, Hot Spot
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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Lyon Hall

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The service and the food was on point. The only complaint I have is that it was so dark in there it was really hard to see the menu, and I’m in my 20s with great vision lol

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 4, 2018

LOVED that restaurant week allowed us to have almost anything off the regular menu, as opposed to a set list of items. Had a great bottle of wine. The tuna tartar was a very generous portion. Mussels - always good.
Will be back.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Mixed feelings about this time at Lyon Hall. I have been many times and always enjoyed it. This time, on the plus side, all of the food was very tasty. On the negative side, it took over 2 hours to get all of our food and my husband ended up with some piece of plastic in his dinner. They were apologetic about both issues, but not a good look for a moderately expensive meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great service and even better food. The Thai mussels were tasty and delicious and the beef bourginoin was tender and splendid. Would highly recommend! Lots of inexpensive parking nearby.

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Lyon Hall is always a favorite. The menu is strong, food is good and the staff is always very nice and efficient. Our waitress Ranya was absolutely amazing and took good care of our quirky little group while we celebrated, laughed, made far too many bad jokes and a few crazy requests. She is a gem! She truly helped to make the outing very special!

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2018

I go to Lyon Hall from time to time with friends and family and for special occasions. It never disappoints. I've tried many menu items and never found one I didn't like. Everything is tasty, and everything looks tasty. The staff has always been helpful, including when we've been in a hurry.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Group of 5 coworkers for a late lunch dinner Restaurant week. Service was great, food was tasty and we had a good time.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Good portions were small.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Great stop for restaurant week 2018. The grilled shrimp salad is one of the top 3 best salads I've ever eaten in my life. Would definitely go back just for that!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Fabulous food and great service make this my favorite place during Restaurant Week.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Excellent food as always, but I had not been there for sometime and asked for a quieter place for my 83 year old mom to be able to hear... and we didn't get a quieter place. I would have been fine if you had told me my reservation would not accommodate an old person... but no joy.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 23, 2018

I got the Grilled Shrimp Salad appetizer. It was such a great mix of flavors. The greens and dressing were excellent. Shrimp perfectly grilled, with an avocado mousse, great for dipping the shrimp. Great presentation. The Short Rib Bourguignon was delicious, tender and with a great wine sauce. Vegetables the right doneness. All in all a great meal. I got the Restaurant week deal and the one negative was finding out upon getting there that there is an up charge for the Short Rib. However, all in all a great presentation and great meal.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 21, 2018

We had a pretty good experience but the tables were uncomfortably small and they got my order wrong. The coffee was fantastic, though, and the food was better than average.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Not as good as previous experience but still pretty decent. I just hope it’s not going down hill. It used to be much better and consistent. We still had a good time and enjoyed it.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We came for happy hour/light dinner after a matinee in DC. Two of us has mussels (I had theThai mussels) based on the good reviews and they were both excellent. Our other friend loved her bratwurst. Drinks were great and all for a happy hour price. We will be back and will recommend it. Our server was attentive and he helped us with the menu.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I've been to Lyon Hall two times before and I wasn't impressed on either occasion. This trip was much different though; the service and food were outstanding, and the happy hour deals are really something to celebrate. My mom and I ordered the Thai and Normandy mussel pots and holy cow are they good. The two pots have very different flavors (Thai is sweeter and dairy free, and the Normandy is more savory with a mushroom cream base) that complement each other nicely, and for $10 a piece, one can certainly make a full meal out of either if you make sure to ask for bread. We finished our meal with a delightful winter fruit tart that was just lite enough for us not to feel like we needed to be rolled out of there. Overall Lyon Hall was outstanding, and I'd highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great, reasonably priced meal in Arlington.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Quick Bite, Happy Hour
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 (Savannah)·Dined on January 17, 2018

The food and service were both excellent. I liked the moderate portion size and the menu had some great choices.

Tags: Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Organic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 16, 2018

New dessert menu was extremely bad but the rest of the food is great. Their drinks and cappuccino are amazing.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Great food but terrible service

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Our group of five enjoyed brunch at Lyon Hall this past Sunday. We had a great table upstairs, which is a bit quieter than downstairs, and outstanding service throughout our visit. Everyone reported favorably on their selections. Two of us had the lobster omelet, which was a perfect size and with plenty of lobster to justify the price. None of us enjoy huge portions, but also don't want to leave hungry, and Lyon Hall seems to find the right balance. The quiche Lorraine was light and very tasty, and the squash and ? dish looked wonderful. The bloody Mary's were a big hit as well.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This was our first time at Lyon Hall and it lived up to it's great reputation. We had excellent service, great food, and a wide selection of beers. We were there for a family dinner with our two kids and sat up on the second floor. We really liked the second floor as it was much quieter than the main floor. We'd definitely recommend it and will go again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Worth the Drive, Great Beer
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Interesting venue; extensive beer list, great menu, food excellent and nicely presented; excellent service, with sever well-informed on the beer choices and each dish on the menu.
Very loud place, so conversation is a challenge

Tags: Casual, Great Beer
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Nice meal, good service, even on a busy Saturday night. No real complaints, but I would point out 2 minor issues: (1) the lighting was excessively dim; and, (2) it would have been nice if our waiter had pointed out that the mussels don't come with a side of fries (IMHO "mussels + frites" is a standard pairing).

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Fabulous food. But...Restaurant super chilly in this cold waether.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Consistently excellent food. We were a party of eight on New Year's Eve. The food was as great as always and the service was good. This is a place I trust and they rarely ever disappoint.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great Beer
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great brunch

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The waitress was very good! The fresh donuts were awesome and had unique flavors we all enjoyed. Everyone made different choices from the brunch menu and they all loved everything. It was a family birthday. No fuss was made, just a simple “Happy Birthday” was said which was fine by us. We will go back again soon.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food and great ambience - perfect for a New Year’s Eve breakfast with the family.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Lyon Hall is our favorite neighborhood restaurant for any occasion.
This year was our third time celebrating Christmas Eve.

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