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Pamplona

4.7
455 Reviews
$30 and under
Spanish
Welcome to Pamplona, Spanish Tapas + Sangria restaurant!

Located in the HEART of Clarendon half a block from the Metro

Your reservation will last the duration of 1.5 hours from the time of the reservation. Our patio seating is first come first serve.

We appreciate your support and understanding in these times!

We look forward to serving you!
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 455 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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NoraE
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful and food was excellent .... will go back again.

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Aixzhk
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Just please bring back the glassware! It fells really cheap to drink mimosas from plastic cups

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TatianaJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience5

We ordered the Pan con Tomate, Mac and cheese , the duck paella and the vegetable paella. The pan and the Mac and cheese were pretty good. The paellas were alright. Our server was excellent. There was a table next to us that was pretty noise but overall the ambiance was very nice.

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LauraZ
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I went to Pamplona with 3 friends. We all ordered the Taste of Spain. Tapas dishes came out quickly and staff seemed to work together to make sure food was delivered and cleared promptly. Two of my friends ordered Passion Fruit Mojitos (which I don't think is on the regular menu but the bartender figured it out for them). We were there on a Saturday night, and enjoyed the dance party song mash up.

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NamT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The Wagyu Ribeye was fantastic. Service was very good

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Drew
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Pamplona it’s my go to for great fun and food!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good stuff

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vipAnonymous
Washington DC
93 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great little spot with outdoor seating. We tried the seafood tower and it was fantastic

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Poor menu.. sangria is served with no fruits at all

KT
KenyaT
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waitress was attentive & the $30 bottomless mimosas/food is unmatched! They are abiding by covid guidelines & the ambience is great. Will definitely be back.

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Lboogi
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious- every single thing was good- and a great vibe. Loved my cocktail too. I’ll be back.

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vipgastronomique
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Everything was so great; bathe delicious asparagus appetizer was a little measly... only 4 stalks...

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I enjoyed a delicious brunch here. The mimosas were awesome, my husband really enjoyed the fried chicken waffle and my daughter inhaled the apple French toast. We will definitely recommend Pamplona to others and would love to return.

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Pryzm
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great atmosphere and they really pay attention to every little detail about your experience. Even amidst a pandemic they’re making sure they follow all guidelines and are taking care of all guest requests as best possible. I made sure that I booked in advance a private booth to celebrate my mothers birthday which went with great success and is an experience she won’t forget anytime in the future. We had the chicken pallea out which was incredible scrumptious and delicious. The amount of spiciness tenderness and overall flavors within the rice and the chicken themselves make this amazing . Nobility to get a cheeseboard with Spanish chorizo and Spanish ham is something everybody should have. If you’re into lunchable‘s this is going to be amazing charcuterie board to wet your appetite. The atmosphere itself is filled with music openness and if you’re there with great weather it’s a great scene to be at. Overall this has high marks for cost taste experience and value you’ll deafly want to come here multiple times over especially during the summer

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vipAnonymous
Washington DC
93 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

FINALLY HAVING A RAW BAR IN CLARENDON IS FANTASTIC. Noticed they also got new outdoor furniture. Great spot.

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NickB
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

The drinks were very strong, which I don't particularly mind. But the food isn't great, and that's a big deal for me.

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Lauren
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience5

We felt completely neglected. It took almost 30 minutes before we had our food order. 15 minutes later after our first round of food came out, we were told it was last call for food. They kept saying they didn’t have any pitchers is why we never had drinks on our table. I’ve been for dinner in the past and it was fabulous. Brunch however... I would not recommend and makes me not want to go back for dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was amazing! It was my first time and definitely won’t be my last!

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vipAnonymous
Washington DC
93 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time out in over a year and we decided to stay local. What a hidden gem after reading reviews the food didn’t disappoint. The cocktails were also great. Willl be back !

SJ
SooJ
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience5

Had the bottomless brunch here for a group of 19. They were very accommodating in regards to seating / arranging our large group. The reason why I’m only giving it 2 stars is because I was very disappointed in their slow service! Between our two tables everyone only received 2 (maybe 3 at most) of the orders placed. For a place that offers bottomless brunch at a hefty price of $40 this is unacceptable. I spoke with our server (who was very pleasant throughout the experience) but nothing changed in terms of getting more food out. Would not recommend this place for a party larger than 5

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday Celebration

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vipChuckH
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The best deal is a taste of Spain which allows you a one-time charge of $38 for as many small plate topas as you would like. that is a per person cost. The food was good the best now. but good. The meatballs were mediocre the shrimp was tasty the pork belly and vegetables was delicious they didn't have decaf coffee to go with the dessert which was my favorite part of the whole meal it was a churros Sunday

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Birthday brunch!

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NotliG
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was great. All the food was great, tried everything since it was bottomless food & drinks!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always such a great time and great food! I can come here over and over again!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience1

They definitely need more heaters. Food was great!

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vipAnonymous
Washington DC
93 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience with their all you can eat small plates. Good service.

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vipbfrtech
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

There were some tables that were a bit loud but not too bad. Very good food and value for the brunch.

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ChristianA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Walker the manager is great! We didn’t like the sangria so he removed it and comped 2 drinks for the inconvenience. Sara was our server, we did brunch, food was good, she was attentive and had an assistant come to our table regularly to remove the small plates and bring more food!

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GinnoH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I had a great time, food was great and our server was awesome

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vipAnonymous
Washington DC
93 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The wagyu was excellent as well as service. (We came in just to get that item)

OT
OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Nothing related to either Pamplona nor Spain. The food is a poor intent to use certain Spanish dish names on Mexican food. Both Spanish and Mexican food on their own are way better than this.

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Simspj
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great food anyway but brunch was really nice.

DR
vipDavidR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best brunch in DC

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BrunchReunion
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Everything from reservation to sitting to eating and paying was a smooth experience. The ambience and decor is quaint and inviting. The food was delicious menu choices offered the perfect brunch variety. Mimosa carafes were adorable and the staff were very attentive and you could tell they wanted us to get the most out of our experience! The steak & eggs were the most notable during our dining experience!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!

BL
vipBLaw
Washington DC
42 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and we appreciated the heat lamps for outdoor seating. Service was friendly and helpful!

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Mfmartin
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great and service was good. I did notice that the price increased and a new $3 charge per pitcher after the first hour. Overall still really great food for a good price

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Peter
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful experience s the foo md was amazing! Will come back again and again!

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vipKristin
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place, some of the best food in Arlington

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Pamplona using the Order Online button. Pamplona also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Pamplona also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 685-9950.

Pamplona is rated 4.7 stars by 455 OpenTable diners.

Pamplona does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/pamplona-3100-clarendon-blvd/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.