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, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cafe Deluxe - Tysons Corner Ratings and Reviews
Always dependable for decent food and se ...
Always dependable for decent food and service. Good place for a small group.
We had a wonderful meal here before goin ...
We had a wonderful meal here before going to the theater. Food and service were both excellent. The menu was inventive and the five of us had a round table where it was easy to talk. We would highly recommend this restaurant
Based on the online reviews, I had expec ...
Based on the online reviews, I had expected a better meal. The food was only fair. I have eaten at other Cafe Deluxe restaurants in the area and had anticipated that the dining experience in Tysons would be good enough for a casual client dinner. Unfortunately, the food and service did not meet my expectations.
Food was fine. Service was good. Way too ...
Food was fine. Service was good. Way too loud.
Father's day sunday brunch with friends. ...
Father's day sunday brunch with friends. table of 4. service terrible (get napkins and utensils by self by taking from other set tables, slow slow service, especially drinks from bar and food also, obtained assistance from manager to get check, and hunted down waiter to take money) - so service lacking. we went for beignets which others in group said were delicious and one of the reasons we went there - were not good, doughy in center or undercooked and heavy. restaurant was about 75% full. the actual entree's were very good tasting, took 1 hour plus to be served and we were starving
Our lunch was a disaster! Food was exce ...
Our lunch was a disaster! Food was excellent, service was acceptable (server was not fluent in English, but we managed). The problem: YIKES!!! Took an hour and a half to get our food! The manager stopped by twice to apologize, but did not offer any information or explanation. The extremely slow service took the bite out of our lunch .... not sure I'll be back (and we have had many fine experiences @ Café Deluxe).
This was the worst dining experience I c ...
This was the worst dining experience I can remember having in a long time. They were clearly uderstaffed and according to our waiter, they are always understaffed. Our order was taken 30 minutes after we sat down and after 45 minutes the only thing we had on our table was water and a cup of coffee. The only way I was able to get any service was by talking to the manager. She was very apologetic but appeared to be overwhelmed. The food was OK but we had such a bad experience that I would never want to eat there again.
Food and service was good
Went to meet a business acquaintance and friend. Spent about two hours discussing various topics. Food and service was good, although the waitress appeared to have a double load of tables. Noise level was fine for a business meeting.
Fresh food, great flavor, reasonable prices, variety on menu, excellent service, 1/2 price wine bottles Mon. Night!
Our Go To Place
Whenever we are deciding to eat out, Cafe Deluxe always is our default restaurant since it is consistent, food is good and service is excellent. We do go to other places, but we know that CD is always a possibility and we go there often. The Lamb Shank is very good and the burgers are also very good. Try the Hot Crab Dip for an appetizer - you can't beat the prices.
Great little find in Tysons/McLean
Café Deluxe has excellent food, great service, table linens, and a "no rush" policy. (I dawdled over my breakfast and coffee for almost 2 hours.) The only thing that definitely needs to be improved (since they offer 3 or 4 breakfast entrees with it) is the hollandaise sauce. It was mediocre at best. I have a recipe for blender hollandaise (egg yolks, fresh lemon juice, seasonings, hot melted butter) that is to die-for and takes 5 min. (max.) to make. IMO, there's no reason why a restaurant should offer dishes with hollandaise unless it's willing to serve the real deal.
Cafe Deluxe is Exactly That
Everyone in our group enjoyed their meal. Service was impeccable. Easy parking--all in all, a very pleasant luncheon.
Service is always slow
Great patio for outdoor dining in Tysons. Service is always poor however. It doesn't matter if you come for brunch on a weekend or for a business lunch during weekdays. Waiters are not attentive, it takes several requests to just get water or the check. They are also pushy and always trying to sell you more.
This was a get-together with old friends ...
This was a get-together with old friends, but the noise level was such that we all (50's and over) had a hard time hearing the entire conversation. The other problem was that our waitress either did not understand my husband's concern about fat in his oatmeal or did not care. It was filled with cream and had to be returned, so his brunch consisted of two dry bagels. My chicken pot pie sounded delicious, and the puff pastry topping was, but the sauce with the chicken and veggies was way too salty. We'll try again, but we'll ask for waitstaff that can handle special requests.
At first glance, this restaurant seemed ...
At first glance, this restaurant seemed to be ideal for a quick business lunch. However, after making reservations and actually dining here I will most likely choose another restaurant for business lunches. Specifically because even with reservations, my wait was an additional 25 - 30 minutes. The young lady that was the designated server for my table, was inattentive and seemed to want to be anywhere else BUT working; there was an additional 20-25 mins to wait on our meals to come. I chose the 'Grilled Chicken Sandwich' for lunch and my chicken was undercooked. I will say that the house manager attempted to rectify the undercooked meal by offering dessert on the house BUT, I declined; she was nice. Overall, I wouldn't visit this restaurant in the future.
The Austin Veggie Burger was awesome. P ...
The Austin Veggie Burger was awesome. Perfectly Spicy and delicious! Great server and fun time!!
Food was ok, service was awkward
My burger was tasty and cooked to my specifications but my lunch companion said the salmon salad was no better than average. Our server was just a tad too earnest and intent on getting us to order appetizers or dessert. He was just trying too hard to follow his instructions to "up sell" and it quickly became embarrassing for us and for the young server.
Have been going to this location for may ...
Have been going to this location for may years but i will not visit this restaurant on any major holidays like mother's day. The service was not good at all. The waiter seemed annoyed from the mint we sat down and never came to the table to make sure our food came out good until we asked for the check. Over all do not recommend this place when there is a major occasion going on.
Food was cold and mugs were cracked
2 mugs. Both leaked coffee. Eggs were cold. And then no discount even with issues. Very disappointed. Went for Mother's Day brunch.
Very pushy waitress and undercooked eggs.
Never again. The hostess couldn't find my reservation. The place is too loud. The eggs Benedict were barely cooked. The waitress was a very pushy salesperson who kept calling us "guys."
This is a very pleasant environment, jus ...
This is a very pleasant environment, just outside of the Tyson Corner malls, with a little bit of a European feel to the ambiance and menu. They have a very nice menu with solid dishes, well-prepared. Everyone can get something they like here. The price/value ration is good, and lunch or dinner, this is a nicer than average dining experience. Parking is in the structure next door, and there is an outside dining area.
Good food and not too noisy
The food was very good and the place nice because it's not too loud where you can't have a conversation. Our waitress left a lot to be desired.
Food is decent - not exceptional. Wait s ...
Food is decent - not exceptional. Wait staff was very nice though female maitre d' was less than friendly day I was there. A bit noisy for a business meeting but doable.
Love Cafe Deluxe
Helpful front desk, friendly and knowledgeable waiter, good food, nice ambiance.
I was disappointed in my visit with a friend to this restaurant last Thursday. The flat bread was excellent and the service was good. However, I feel I was taken advantage of when the manager charged me $27 corkage fee for a bottle of wine I brought in to share with my friend. This was all the more insulting given the restaurant was not at all busy - one would think they would be happy to have the diners during a slow night. I am not at all sure I will return again.
Cafe Deluxe Experience
Our experience was very disappointing because of the service. My friends and I went there specifically just to have dessert, and the waitress had an attitude about that. We were also rushed to pay the bill even though the restaurant was clearly not very full and no one was in any hurry to grab our table. I was surprised to find the restaurant not very busy for a Saturday night. Perhaps the poor service was indicative of a larger issue. The desserts were excellent but we would have liked a better dining experience.
Brunch. Overpriced. Eggs Benedict was ...
Brunch. Overpriced. Eggs Benedict was 2 pouched eggs on a bland piece of white toast (not English muffins) and a slice of ham, with some mediocre potatoes: $12. I didn't want the special $13 Bloody Mary with bacon and beer, so I asked for just a regular one with rail vodka: $12. Croque Madame was dry and tasteless: $12. To top it off, restaurant was freezing, food took 45 minutes to come out, after my sons kids pancakes came out immediately after ordering. They apologized but no compensation offered. It was 2:00pm on Sunday, so busy but many empty tables. Will not go back.
Very nice all-around brunch place
Menu limited but very good. Ambiance is nice. The bloody mary was fantastic, but more expensive than the meal which I found odd. Overall, I enjoyed the experience and would come again.
Food is always good
I have been back here several times recently and it has been consistently good. I definitely recommend Cafe Deluxe.
Love the place and the food. Service is ...
Love the place and the food. Service is always good and the manager checks to make sure all is okay Sad that our favorite hostess Randa is leaving
Going down hill
Happy hour is outside closed too cold or at the bar.....not in main dining room. Had to ask for bread twice and water. Use to really like this pllace, time to find another.
Was good as usual
Restaurants's food was tasty and fresh. Atmosphere was pretty vibrant. Service was excellent.
Consistently getting worse. Find a better option
We've been going to Café Deluxe (mainly the Bethesda location) for years prior to leaving Washington DC However, we travel to DC frequently for work and pleasure and Café Deluxe is always on the menu. Over the past year or so, the quality of the food and service has consistently gotten worse. This past trip, we ended leaving before even ordering our main entrée. The server was terrible and the appetizer that was served (fire roasted tomato soup) was cold and the serving size wasn't consistent. Additionally, we ordered two cocktails for $10each. Both were under poured. Sadly, Café Deluxe is officially off our list.
My friends and I went for their Sunday b ...
My friends and I went for their Sunday brunch. The food was delicious and they had great service! I recommend getting the beignets as a starter.
We had reservations for Easter brunch and happy to find something good in the area that didn't have a fixed price set menu for Easter. The restaurant was busy but we were still promptly served, our waitress was attentive, and everything came out hot and tasted great. It was obviously a busy morning and popular with groups/families so was definitely noisy but worked out well for our need and would attend again.
Not happy with the food. Wish I ate elsewhere.
My shrimp was dry and overcooked (had the blackened shrimp salad), and my side order of fries were cold. I was not impressed.
Good food but service is a deal breaker
Cafe Deluxe has reliably good food and standard breakfast/brunch choices to please all crowds, but the service is too hit or miss. On this particular occasion, we were a party of 7 who took a while to trickle in (10:30 reservation, the full party was in their seats between 10:45 and 11:00). I think this is probably why it took a while (20 minutes after the last person sat) for anyone to actually take our food order. We didn't mind this too much, though. As anyone can imagine, cooking up seven breakfast orders to arrive together can take a little bit of time so we weren't too concerned when the food seemed a bit more delayed than usual. After finally receiving and eating our food, it took us a little while to realize that we hadn't seen any waiters/waitresses in a while in order to ask for the check. Again, not a huge deal, as we finally tracked someone down to ask for the check. We paid and signed the credit card slips (meaning tip had already been paid), and were wrapping up conversation and getting ready to leave. It's at this point that one of the hostesses or managers came over to one of us to let him know that there was a reservation waiting for the table and "invited him" to have a conversation about it at the bar. Translation: You've overstayed your welcome. Putting aside the fact that this is a cardinal sin in the restaurant industry, it is especially irritating due to the fact that the delays were not our fault. If they had waited 5 more minutes, we would've been gone and this review would have taken a very different tone. The Tysons/Vienna/Merrifield and surrounding area has a large variety of breakfast/brunch options so I am surprised to see this type of customer service around here. While the food is good, needless to say, I would recommend skipping Cafe Deluxe as you'll never know which side of the customer service coin you'll get.
Great food - some service hiccups
Reservations for 10 for brunch at 11am are hard to come by, but they accommodated us - even sat our incomplete party early. We ended up with 8, so the manager asked if we would give back the extra 4-top at the end of our table for another party. We were fine with that. The food was excellent, but we had an issue with some of the food orders - one diner ordered his eggs over hard instead of scrambled, through a long discussion with the server, but his plate came out with scrambled eggs anyway. Then two of our orders did not have the biscuit they were supposed to come with. And the server had a really hard time figuring out whose food was whose. Once we spoke to the manager, it all got worked out. Also, the acoustics are bad - the restaurant was REALLY loud.
Seating not optional
We arrived at our reservation 20- minutes early, while we were seated right away the host/manager was fairly argumentative regarding the table. The table was fair at best. We are all tall individuals and would have preferred a booth, but were told we would have to sit where they placed us. No option was given to wait for a booth. The food was average but overpriced. The waiter took my half empty wine glass and poured it onto my additional wine glass ordered (he did ask, but I find it unprofessional/unacceptable to even ask a guest). Will not frequent ever again. Great disappointment.
Contemporary French bistro
Delicious trout and beef short ribs, both with complementary vegetables cooked perfectly. Service was attentive. Only shortcoming was that we had to ask our server for bread. Loved the ambiance, charming French bistro. Parking was convenient.
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