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About La Tasca - Arlington

La Tasca is a careful blend of everything that is good about Spain. Warm décor, authentic cuisine and friendly hospitality. All these go together to create a unique and genuine atmosphere. La Tasca has been described as being “so authentic that you won’t find anything better in Spain”.

2900 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday 11am - 10pm
Friday - Saturday 11am - 11pm

Lunch: Mon - Sun 11am - 4pm
Dinner: Sun - Thu 4pm - 10pm/ Fri- Sat 4pm - 11pm
Happy Hour: Mon - Fri 4pm - 7pm (bar only)
Brunch: Weekends 11am - 4pm

Cross Street:
North Filmore

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(703) 812-9120

Website:
http://www.latascausa.com/

Parking Details:
Ample Parking available in Market Common Garages.

Public Transit:
Orange Line (Clarendon Station)

Executive Chef:
Josu Zubikarai

Private Party Facilities:
Private parties and events up to nearly 230 guests. 3 levels, outdoor patio and a party menu with 3 specially priced options are available. Custom menus are also available. ~La Tasca has Something Different for Everybody: Rehearsal Dinner, Baptisms, Wedding Receptions & Ceremonies, Baby & Wedding Showers,Holiday parties, Bachelorette, Birthday's, Corporate, group happy hour, Fundraisers, Graduation Parties,Wine tastings, etc.

Private Party Contact:
Mario Fajardo: (703) 812-9120

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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La Tasca - Arlington Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

3.5

service

3.7

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3.8

value

3.5

Noise

Moderate

67% would recommend it to a friend

Tapas (5)
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Happy Hour (3)
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Fun (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
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Quiet Conversation (2)
Romantic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Tasting Menu (1)
Authentic (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
People Watching (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good Food. Interesting décor. A little stark but maybe it was just because it was cold outside. Walked up two flights of stairs to the table which was ok but I think host should ask prior to just heading up. Wife had a more difficult three story walk than I. Paella was good, Duck Chicken and Veg. Needed more duck but tasty. Tapas were very tasty especially the peppers and also the cheese/queso. The wine was good but pricey and as one who comes from a location where we can order by the bottle and any unfinished we can cork and take with I was frustrated having to order the Malbec by the glass.

All in all it was good and I would go back. I like Tapas and I think this restaurant has potential to be a regular stomping ground!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Get together with former colleagues.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Was surprised by the name change, but the food did not change and I was thankful for that! Service was very attentive and pleasant.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 18, 2017

disappointed the restaurant switched from full service tapas :(

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 30, 2017

La Tasca is gone! I checked in for my reservation, which the hostess couldn't find, and was seated downstairs. The menu was for a different restaurant! It felt like the twilight zone. 2 weeks ago I had the same Saturday brunch reservation and everything was normal. Suddenly it's all changed!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We visited in a Friday night. The service was so slow that most of the customers decided to leave. We got our appetizers 45 min after ordering and after one hour our paella wasn't ready yet, so we cancelled and left.

Tags: Tapas
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Service was slow. Server even forgot to refill our water. Our glasses didn’t get refilled until we were signing the check even though we’ve asked for it twice.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 25, 2017

They are changing their menu and offerings so many of the seafood items we wanted were not available. They will now be a steak house with limited tapa offerings. Will not be returning to this location as I don't eat beef. They said the other locations were not changing their menu...

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food was ok. Menu used to be much larger but is much smaller since new owners. I felt the food wasn’t as good as it was before. Before it made me want to come back. This time leaving I felt like I could take it or leave.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 9, 2017

I left la Tasca last night slightly hungry and very disappointed. Upon entering to a nearly empty restaurant with decor reminiscent of one of those tacky Mexican restaurants where they'll sing feliz cumple to your kid on his birthday, I knew I had made a mistake with this reservation. Regardless, I decided to stick it out. My friend and I ordered a selection of five tapas, all of which left us highly judgmental of that person who left a review saying that all the dishes here are excellent and the paella was among the best they've ever had. Our consensus? "Meh." Our steak was not cooked as we ordered it, and the mussels, gritty and two to three times larger than average, left us feeling a bit nauseated. All the other dishes, while not terrible, were not worth the $10+ price tag that accompanied them. The saving grace of the experience was our kind waitress who took the uneaten mussels off our tab despite the fact that we didn't complain to her.

Bottom line? Don't go here. There are plenty of good restaurants in this area and this one will just leave you willing to pay for a $5 single scoop of Nitrogen ice cream after dinner (we can attest), in order to make up for how unsatisfied you will inevitably be.

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

great brunch options when it comes to food, drinks were ok but given that they were $2 if you purchased the $22 brunch its hard to complain.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 27, 2017

One of our favorite spots in Arlington. We've since moved from VA, but we're in town for the weekend. It was on the list before we got in the car to head down.

Love the food and the service is top notch. Looking forward to our next visit.

Tags: Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Late-night Find
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 16, 2017

We had a great lunch date. We had remembered La Tasca from a decade ago, and it was just as we remembered it. Quiet, casual, great food, and great drinks. We will do this again!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Tapas, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Our family got together for dinner. We all ordered 3 tapas - most of which were shareable. The cold gazpacho soup was fantastic! We also loved the lamb lollipops, the lamb meatballs, and the fried eggplant and dip. We will definitely return!

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Good for Groups, Tapas, Healthy, Happy Hour, Fun, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

One of the best paellas we have ever had. All of the tapas dishes we had were also excellent. Service was exceptional and we had a wonderful dinner.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 2, 2017

My friends and I had A great time. The food was amazing, last time we came to La Tasca the food was not as good. This last visit we fell in love again with the food.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 22, 2017

La Tasca used to be a decent tapas chain. Unfortunately since the last time I dropped in, they've severely cut back on the number of sangrias they have, drop a lot from the menu, and the service has tanked. I sat at the bar waiting for my date to arrive and the two bartenders paid little attention to me or the dirty three places next to me for the 30 minutes I was there. The service was slow and inconsistent at dinner, but the waitron was very pleasant. Don't think we'll be going back anytime soon.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 21, 2017

We used to really like La Tasca in Arlington, but when we were there last week the service was terribly slow. It took half an hour after we placed our order to get the first plate, and then another 20 minutes to get the rest. And La Tasca has changed their menu in a negative way since the last time we were there by reducing the number of choices. One could hope that a smaller menu would mean that they really excel at the fewer number of dishes they offer, but this was not the case. The chorizo looked like frankfurters and did not taste authentic either. The dates wrapped in bacon were overcooked and mushy. We were totally disappointed.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 20, 2017

Although I've been coming here for a long time, I was very disappointed with my recent visit. My guest and I had to keep swatting flies and gnats. And, we were inside! When they
brought the plates for the tapas, I had to send my plate back because it was dirty. The 2nd shift waitperson pretty much ignored us. Catching her attention was difficult. The food was ok - I don't know if I will return.

Tags: Good for Groups, Tapas
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

5 star food 0 star service. Being in the business I hate writing reviews. But this one needs to be done. We were seated promptly, the initial service was prompt but with no greeting and the waitress had minimal knowledge of the menu both drink and food. Honestly she looked to young to even serve us. We ordered and our waitress disappeared (literally). The food came out and she still was a no show. We began to eat and the food was amazing! Steak was cooked right the potatoes were done well and the rest of tapas was about as good as you'll get outside of Barcelona. As I finish my drink and ready another order of tapas our waiter still Doesn't come and check. I ask 2 waiter/busboys and she finally shows up. We orders and she ran off almost as if she had somewhere to be. Finally instead of asking us if we want deserts she gives us the check! Sorry but elizabeth and the front house manager need to retrained. Very sad, my check would have easily been $60-$75 more before tip. Back the house keep up the great work!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The guy was super rude and the food was so underwhelmingly tiny portions. We order the paellas and it was so small it's enough for one person.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Bring back the previous management! while eating outside was very pleasant the food lacked flavor. Regrettably, we will not go back. The food used to be tasty and taste like tapas. Not anymore.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Outstanding service and delicious food

Tags: Great for Brunch, Tapas, Healthy, Good for Groups, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 8, 2017

The food is very good! The place is a bit too noisy for me but the ambiance is nice. My guests enjoyed their time.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Excellent tapas choices for set brunch menu! Plenty of food!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Tapas, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on May 20, 2017

I just stopped here for a quick bite before heading out the bars and service was good. I tried bistec that was nicely done and pulpo. I like the sauce they used with the pulpo it gave it a more vivid flavor to it rather then something bland

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Hosted a Bday party and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. I brought a cake and they brought it out with my candles and served us up. We also brought a large section of balloons and the staff and management received it all quite well. It was a great easy experience and the tapas menus for large groups filling and tasty.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Live Music, Tasting Menu, Tapas
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Wait staff was very friendly but severely overworked. No one came to our table for nearly 15 minutes. Drinks arrived 15 minutes after ordering, and our kids' food arrived almost an hour after arriving. Manager claimed that the kitchen was backed up, but the restaurant wasn't crowded...and our waitress was doubling as the bartender. A slow kitchen doesn't excuse the lack of service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Got in quickly with our rservation. The tapas was explained to us. Waitress got the order, and then the wait. It was Mothers Day, so we understand the wait. Food came out after 30 minutes. We ordered paella, and it came out 20 minutes after our Tapas. The rice was a bit undone, but we didn't bother... it might take another 30 mins for a recook. I ordered another rount of Steak, cooked medium- since we are still munching on the Paella. After 20 minutes, I asked if the steak was not yet started, cancel it. If not, I'll take it. The waitress said its on the way. 20mins has passed, and she told my wife that they are packing it to go. Here's my problem- they don't have to go bags! She expected me yo carry hot streaks packed on an aluminum container. She said they ran out of bags. Really? Spoke to the manager, and told me there's nothing he can do. I stood my ground, and he said he'll buy me a bag. Came back with some brown carrybags, and off we go. Waitress put a 20% gratuity already. I would've given her 10% for pulling that steak stunt. Food was above average, but service was below par, considering I paid almost $200. I should know, I waited tables back in the days..

Tags: Tapas
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 (San Diego)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Great food, awesome atmosphere, excellent service!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Tapas, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 8, 2017

The food was fantastic, as was the service, and it was a nice quite evening when we went.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 7, 2017

They accommodated our birthday party and did not hassle us about sitting late (as some people were running behind)!

They had about 6 different types of sangria that were delicious in addition to the best Birthday Flan of our life. The waitress was perfectly attentive to our need and we never ran out of drinks of water.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on May 6, 2017

I brought a group of 8 Georgetown students for dinner. We were shuffled off to the third floor where we were essentially treated as a "necessary bother." The food was very good, but our server could not have been less interested in our needs, and I felt throughout the entire meal that she just couldn't wait for us to be done and out of there.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Service was great but food was not.
Very disappointed in food , need some improvement definitely, was Saturday dinner time , all restaurant nearby were busy , this restaurant was not ,, plenty of seats available , there must be reasons .

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Met a friend for dinner, sat on patio. Service was excellent food was middle of the road, sangria was just ok, think they forgot the alcohol; not fit for foodie.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 27, 2017

Second visit, pomegranate mojitos as good as I remember! Empanadas, artichokes, bacon wrapped pork, sardine salad and desert all delicious with multiple flavors to enjoy. Service was a little slower than expected, not crowded on a Thursday night but food was fresh and hot when it came out. Will continue to keep this on the "do again" list!

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 19, 2017

Did the happy hour. The chicken and ham appetizer for 250 was amazing and of course the beef empanada was great. Staff was so nice. I highly recommend for after work.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 14, 2017

Beautiful place, friendly and accommodating staff, but simply not worth the price. I make tapas from time to time out of a very nice cookbook, but still out of a cookbook. I didn't taste anything that wowed or impressed, that clearly beat my efforts at home. Very pricey place.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Food was good, but again the menu changed. Looking forward to eating some items, but weren't available. Not sure if we just went on a bad night, there weren't hardly any servers, therfore service was slow and had to wait to get refills on drinks.

Tags: Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Great food and service as always at La Tasca! Highly recommend the Sangria Blanca with the booster shot and the bacon-wrapped dates.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Casual, Fun, Special Occasion, Tapas, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Authentic
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