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Cafe Raouche

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2839 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042-1005
+1 703-205-9099
10:00 - 21:00
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McLean, Virginia
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hole in the wall just expanded on account of all the good food they are offering. Now the seating is pleasant, the prices are good, and most important, the food is excellent -- best arabic food in Falls Church. The location leaves something to be desired -- by the H-Mart, but the food is compelling. I recommend the Falafel... More 

Thank TheMcLeanVAFive
Fairfax County, Virginia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Recently renovated with much larger seating area, long overdue for such a great dining experience. The best selection of Lebanese cuisine in all of Northern Virginia. Everything from simple sandwiches to full platters, something for everyone. Staff is very friendly.

Thank anwrootbeer2017
Los Angeles
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Kabobs are great, the lentil soup is amazing. The portions are generous and the place is a great experience on a budget. Try the Lule Kabob and lentil soup.

Thank travbuster
Washington, DC
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787 reviews
518 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

It is often the kiss of death when a good restaurant expands. Not so with Cafe R. It expanded into the next storefront with great success. The food meets the previous pleasant standard. The menu is a bit expanded. The ambiance is improved. Silverware is metal not plastic. Service is still fine. And despite the expansion, Cafe R. still has... More 

Thank jxx9595
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Easily one of the best places in the area for Middle eastern food. We ordered Kibbe and Baba Ganoush for appetizers and ordered the Chicken Kabab as the main dish. They came out delicious. Their service is excellent and they kept regularly checking to see if we needed anything.

Thank Musafir_frm_NJ
Arlington, Virginia
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious and well priced. Excellent portions. This place isn't fancy and has no ABC on license. I'm not sure whether you can byob. You should definitely put this on your list. I like Lebanese Taverna in Westover but, having eaten at LT last night, I think this place is better! And much cheaper. I eat lots of appetizers... More 

Thank lovethebeachweather
Pasadena, California
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388 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant one night while picking up something from the H Mart next-door. The restaurant looked packed, and we were hungry, so we decided to try it. We are so glad we did. We ordered the appetizer, and a steak salad. Both tasted delicious. The restaurant gave us free love any sweets after we moved to accommodate... More 

Thank JackandResh
Reston, Virginia
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

There's absolutely nothing bad to say about this place. Service is always great, is a family manage restaurant. There are always really nice. And the FOOD is soo good. Best Falafel, don't get me wrong Amsterdan Falafels are good, but here everything is so good. If it is your first time order the mezza sampler. The items that I always... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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633 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Recent renovations say a lot about the success of a restaurant, so I decided to give them a try. The Chicken Kebabs were delicious, and the portion easily could have been 2 meals. The server was welcoming and the rice was right!

Thank mshapiro99
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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135 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I love their falafel sandwiches, their hummous, and tabouleh. Always fresh and vibrant tasting. Great for takeout.

Thank Mark H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2839 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-205-9099

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?