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Cowboy Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
4792 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207-2528
+1 703-243-8010
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good57%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4792 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207-2528
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been to Cowboy Café more than a few times over the years, and lately, I feel that this place has stepped up its game and has had better food now than before. This is basically a burgers and fries kind of place. Huge TVs...More

Thank jg325
James B, Owner at Cowboy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words and thanks for supporting the Cowboy Cafe! We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Really fun atmosphere and outstanding food. Local cuisine where the owners really care. The place is smallish in size so be prepared for a wait during busy times.

Thank barymad
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I went there for Happy Hour on Dec 2. I ordered a Vesper martini, the bartender stated it's been a long time since she made one of those. She asked me what was in it. That was my first clue to change my drink order....More

Thank virgil802015
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for our burger fix for many years. When sons are in town it is a must visit. The burgers are excellent as well as the choice of toppings. The beer draft selection is fine and they have...More

Thank Pablo G
Reviewed 7 September 2016

They serve an incredible 1/2 lb hamburger that is done to perfection. The also have a double burger that is a fl lb of meat done exactly how you order it. On Tuesdays they have 1/2 price hamburgers. Get there early or later in the...More

Thank Rick7211
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Don't blink or you will miss this little jem. We have visiting Arlington for 45 years and have passed this eatery hundreds of times. This time our children, who are residents of Arlington, took us there. We ate salads and burgers both of which were...More

Thank WesternNY66
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a favorite local place of mine. I usually come for the 50 cent wing nights on Wednesday. It is a kind of place where the locals come and the patrons seems to know each other. There is ample parking and overflow parking too....More

Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Nothing fancy, just good food, good beer selection, good service and friendly atmosphere. The daily specials make for goid deals. Great place to unwind and get a delicious burger. And oh...Rhode sweet potato fries!

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 15 August 2015

You can always tell who are the foreign visitors to America - we're astonished at the sizes of breakfasts and amazed that people can eat them! Our hosts took us to Cowboy Cafe for breakfast this morning - great place for breakfast. My partner had...More

Thank JudyFromCanberra
Reviewed 4 January 2015

My wife and I have been here a few times now (including today, Sunday January 4th) and have always left satisfied! Like others have noted, this is a real dive bar on the bar side. There is also a more family-friendly section away from the...More

Thank jpm0703
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4792 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207-2528
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-243-8010
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