About Cafe Deluxe - Tysons Corner
Cafe Deluxe, an American bistro combining the charm of a neighborhood restaurant with the energy of a bustling European eatery, serves fresh and innovative classics in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Washingtonians have enjoyed the friendly service and casual dining experience for over 20 years. The diverse brunch, lunch and dinner menus combine traditional fare like Steak Frites and Grilled Meatloaf with menu favorites ranging from the Spinach, Feta and Tomato Omelet for brunch to the Grilled Atlantic Salmon Nicoise Salad, and the Prosciutto Mac & Cheese to the Ahi Tuna Tacos.
American, Burgers, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free covered parking adjacent to the restaurant.
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cafe Deluxe - Tysons Corner Ratings and Reviews
I can honestly say I will not be returni ...
I can honestly say I will not be returning to this restaurant anytime, while the food taste wise was just okay it arrived luke warm and the homefries had very little seasoning. In addition the server gave me the wrong order and I had to wait while everyone else was eating for my meal to be prepared. My daughter ordered a breakfast sandwich without egg and they left the bacon off her sandwich. The hollandaise sauce was to lemony once I finally received my meal and the managers idea to make up for the luke warm food and missing meat is to provide an additional side item, unbelievable. Needless to say this was a first and last for this spot.
I have enjoyed Cafe Delux for lunch seve ...
I have enjoyed Cafe Delux for lunch several times in the past; however, this was my first time for breakfast, and I was very pleased. The food was excellent, the variety of menu items nicely covered multiple options, the server was delightful. The restaurant was quiet enough to enjoy talking with my friends, what's not to like? I will be back!
Their glasses were dirty and had food st ...
Their glasses were dirty and had food stuck to them. Both of them. Asked the manager about this and said that happens with the chemicals. The completely lack of caring was a glaring sign about what is wrong with the place. The mussels were mediocre. The steak was a decent cut of meat but no flavor. The bearnaisse sauce was amateurish at best. The fries and steak were cold. The chilli was better than all this but didn't even come with crackers or sour cream or cheese. Weird, huh? Yeah, I thought so but telling the manager would only result in my being told it is normal. Well, I'll go back to my normal where there is less attitude.
A great venue for quick, variety lunch t ...
A great venue for quick, variety lunch time meals.
Wait staff is always friendly, attentive and responsive to customer's needs.
An added bonus if you are a frequent patron... The wait staff will likely remember
your face, personality and your previous meals. Enjoy.
Food for most of us looked very good. BU ...
Food for most of us looked very good. BUT I , being on a diet had to order a salad and I chose the steak...That was a Big mistake.... I asked for my steak to be cooked med. It was like shoe leather . Actually my dog couldn't have eaten it . I asked to please have chicken instead..my friends all nearly finished their lunch by the time it came out ..in fact i had to ask again for it. we asked for bread , the waitress took a good 15-20 min to bring it ..again nearly done with lunch ...Service was terrible! I understand we had a trainee...but the main waiter was supposed to be assisting her. and really we ended up getting no attention.
Food was average tasting. Restaurant is ...
Food was average tasting. Restaurant is very pleasant inside (lots of light from floor-to-ceiling windows), though rather noisy. Also, it was impossible to catch the attention of our waitress, and when we couldn't flag her down, it was also hard to catch the attention of other wait staff.
Very inexperienced staff working on a Sa ...
Very inexperienced staff working on a Saturday night with very little supervision.
The table next to us also had a group of 8-year-olds running around and jumping up and down on the shared bench with us. Neither the parents nor the restaurant cared that they were so disruptive.
Amazing. Reservation at 12 on a Friday. ...
Amazing. Reservation at 12 on a Friday. No server for 15 minutes. Finally called the manager over and he took our order, but still did not assign a waiter. Our section including the booth next to us had a waiter but no one ever checked in with us. We were served throughout the meal by a mishmash of staff, from the manager, to the hostess to other bus help. Food was ok, manager comped an appetizer which was nice, but they really need to get their act together. Maybe just shortstaffed but not acceptable. We have been going to the cafe deluxe in Bethesda for years and had never had a service issue.
First of all, the food is good and my se ...
First of all, the food is good and my server was fine. My complaint on this visit was that ordered my food and got up to go to the bathroom (I was eating alone). I came back to find them busing my table and my newspaper had been thrown away. They were able to eventually retrieve it from somewhere in the back, probably out of the trash. Then I took a sip from my drink to find something hard and unknown come up my straw, it was neither Coke nor ice. The manager seemed unconcerned about this. He did buy my meal, but I expected a bit more concern from him as it was unsettling. Room was also so hot I was sweating. Not a good experience this time around.
Not my first visit here. Food is always ...
Not my first visit here. Food is always good. This particular evening was loud. We asked to be moved away from the bar, which took a while (busing the table took 15 minutes). Service was also slow on this evening. At the end of our entree instead of being asked if we wanted anything else, dessert, or coffee we were given the bill. So, we skipped that part of the meal, which we normally would have had.
I will give this place another chance, but, if the service still the same, it will come off my rotation of restaurants in the Tyson's area - many to choose from.
Slow start with a strong recovery....Got ...
Slow start with a strong recovery....Got seated outside. Most diners were inside, so I think we got lost in the shuffle. Took about 10 minutes for a server to come out, but once he did, it was all good! Server was excellent - professional & friendly. Martinis, chicken pot pie & lamb shank were all very good. Peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream was a great way to end the meal. We will be back.
Another nice lunch at Café Deluxe. Exce ...
Another nice lunch at Café Deluxe. Excellent food. Service continues to be rather perfunctory and slow(e.g., capons weren't included on salmon plate and by the time they arrived pursuant to our request, the meal was basically already consumed). Continues to cry out for better training/management. Definitely recommend patio seating ~ very loud inside.
I was sent a gift card after a bad exper ...
I was sent a gift card after a bad experience. We went for dinner, and the service was much improved, as was the food. We had the steak salad and steak frites. For dessert, we had the bread pudding and ice cream sundae. I noticed that there was a different manager at the host station, and it was an improved overall situation. I hope this was not a fluke, and we will be returning to see if it stays a decent experience.
Slow service! It was super busy so it wa ...
Slow service! It was super busy so it was understaffed. I asked for my fried egg over hard and it came out totally runny. The waitress had checked on our order literally as the plates were placed in front of us so I didn't know my egg was runny til after she left. She then didn't check on us for a very long time and was no where to be seen. I had to wait forever to finally get my egg cooked through. A total pain when you're dining with two toddlers and time is crucial. No manager came to speak with us regarding the mistake and nothing was offered for the inconvenience.
Follow-up to my review: The manager contacted me within days of reading this review and apologized for our poor experience. She offered a gift card to make up for it and to hopefully interest us in giving them another chance. Based on this I have adjusted my star ratings. We have yet to be back but hopefully it will be a better experience!
Waiter, server and manager were all poli ...
Waiter, server and manager were all polite and attentive. Manager stopped by twice to make sure everything was ok. My salmon entree was prepared perfectly, as were the short ribs my wife ordered. Wine list was ok with reasonable selection and seasonal draft beer (a 5.5% ABV amber) was also good. Peach cobbler was excellent and large portion as desserts go; definitely shareable. A great experience and we look forward to dining at Cafe Deluxe again when we are in Tysons Corner.
In response to my last review on a disas ...
In response to my last review on a disastrous burger lunch meal with my friend, Patty, the GM, called me the very next morning to take care of us. She took time to listen to why the service ruined everything for us that day, apologized saying that she would make sure that she provides the feedback with her team members, and offered us a healthy gift certificate to return and dine again. We used her g/c and enjoyed a regular meal this time and I noticed an improvement in service for sure.
My friend ordered ahi tuna tacos and I ordered their daily salmon special, both of which were excellent and fishes were fresh. We will be returning more often for sure.
Our waiter forgot to put one of the gues ...
Our waiter forgot to put one of the guest's order in, so while everyone else was eating, that person waited another 15 minutes before getting their food, and then what came out late was prepared wrong as well. That is on top of the very long 40 minute wait for our food after we initially ordered. We asked the waiter for refills on our drinks, and they were never given. We even went to the manager to ask for refills, and he said he'd get them to us right away...but it also was never received. The restaurant was about 25% full on a Sunday night, so I can't imagine the kind of service they would offer if they were a little busier. Ridiculous and unacceptable. Avoid this place like the plague.
Our water glasses smelled because I am p ...
Our water glasses smelled because I am pretty sure the staff uses a dirty rag to clean the glasses. The way to test this is to let the water sit in the glass for awhile, and then smell the glass - it is gross. Our server was gone and terrible most of the meal, and we had to ask for normal items that go with your meal - such as syrup with pancakes. And, the syrup dispenser was sticky and needed to be cleaned. We had to flag down a different person to get the server to bring our check. The food was ok, but the service and cleanliness was questionable.
A friend and I have dined at cafe deluxe ...
A friend and I have dined at cafe deluxe on a wednesday previously to take advantage of their wednesday $8 burger special. We had no idea that second return would be a disastrous one. Our server seemed rather friendly and attentive when taking our order. Something went wrong during processing of our order where we realized after taking a couple bites that they switched our requested temperature - medium went to my friend when it was supposed to be for me. One of the managers came by saying it would take just five minutes to have the burgers cooked correctly and not only did it take more than 10 minutes, but mine also missed avocado add on I requested. What disappointed me more than anything is that the manager never apologized for any of this inconvenience nor offered to give us any sort of courtesy credit for the inconvenience we experienced. Not something we expected from a restaurant that won 2015 OpenTable award...
Their burgers were actually pretty tasty but were noticeably smaller compared to what I would get at either Wildfire or Bushel & Barrel (and B&B's grass-fed burger is hands down the best burger in Tysons and Northern VA!). I would much rather pay full price for a burger meal at a either of those places instead of Cafe Deluxe since I don't eat red meat all too often and just treat myself to it 2 to 3 times a month.
We have been frequent visitors to Cafe D ...
We have been frequent visitors to Cafe Deluxe, and in our opinion the food quality has gone way downhill.
Both flatbreads (BBQ chicken and Arugula/Proscuitto) were poorly done, heavy on toppings but light on flavor. The lobster roll was a disappointingly gloppy mix of mushy lobster, too much dressing, and a far too bready brioche roll. The turkey burger was dry and bland. Even our pizza loving kid companion didn't touch the kid's cheese pizza. Only bright spot were sweet potato fries and a friendly waitress. It's too bad because this restaurant is in a great and easy spot to meet friends at Tysons Corner, but unfortunately we will not be back.
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