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5216 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205-1114
+1 703-525-1170
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“amazing food” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
$$ - $$$
5216 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205-1114
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One way I can tell the authenticity of a middle eastern restaurant is how they make the falafel, is it dry and crusty or is it wet and not crusty. I like it crusty and this place got it right. The sharwarma was also nice.

Thank travellerTrader
Reviewed 13 April 2017

was there for a lunch with a friend a month ago, having driven by it for years. My mistake. Good meal, good value. Will return to explore more of the menu

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

That was amazing we where invited with our family and my friends family all where amazing wonderful atmosphere very good food kebeh and kebeh naieh then the Salad hommos Mutbal of eggplants then the big surprise was 4 big try's of Fried fish with tahini...More

1  Thank imaddakr
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stumbled upon this place while out for a walk in Ballston. It is Syrian and Lebanese and it looks it as soon as you walk in the door. We were greeted warmly and were attended to exceptionally during the evening. The menu is diverse...More

Thank Italian_in_VA
Reviewed 21 December 2015

First you are so warmly greeted by all working here - that's a nice of pace from some of the places I've been to lately in my own home area. The ambiance is quite sweet and colorful. You feel like you are in the perfect...More

Thank MsK48979
Reviewed 24 November 2015

This food is sooo fresh and delicious. This is the best kibbeh I have ever had. The spices and ingredients taste so. And the plating and display is also lovely as well. So worth the time to visit and eat and enjoy! Check it out...More

Thank Leah B
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Don't be put off by the storefront. When you enter it is like entering a different country. You might be greeted by the owner who is always friendly. A good selection of Lebanese and Syrian dishes are offered and every one i have tried has...More

Thank StevieB41
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Very welcoming, homey little spot next to an animal hospital and across from a Safeway. You'll be treated like family on your second visit ... and there will be a second visit, if only to see the busiest decorations in Arlington -- yet it all...More

Thank Saunterer1099
Reviewed 13 October 2014

I was taken here by friends in the area while I was on vacation. I love Lebanese & Syrian food and this place stacks up with the best of them! I asked for Mujaddara, and although not on the menu, they usually do offer it....More

Thank N8PWC
Reviewed 21 September 2014

My wife lived in Arlington for over 17 years and then moved to the Midwest. Before she moved, we went to Layalina several times and always enjoyed it. We traveled back to the D.C. area over the Labor Day holidays and decided to go back...More

Thank Edward0053
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5216 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205-1114
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-525-1170
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