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Blue Iguana

) #108 of 341 Restaurants in Fairfax $$ - $$$ American, , Fusion
12727 Shoppes Ln, Fairfax, VA 22033-3834
+1 703-502-8108
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (8 reviews)
“jambalaya” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Fusion, Pub, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12727 Shoppes Ln, Fairfax, VA 22033-3834
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This place has got the home town feel with the all you would expect, but wait there's more! There food is over the top! So you can't go wrong. Plus, I had to widen my grin when I got my very cold beer. Man life...More

Thank Stanimal14
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My group of girlfriends likes to get together for brunch at different places in the area. We were pleasantly surprised by Blue Iguana in Fairfax because we could make a reservation easily for our group via their website and they were accommodating for those of...More

Thank TZ138
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and helpful, it was my first time there since I was like 10. The happy hour deals are great and it goes till 8 everyday including the weekends. The chicken quesadilla and mac an cheese were good and only 5...More

Thank Aliyah M
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I tried the Blue Iguana for Brunch recently, and was disappointed. Service was ok, and that is about it. The brunch buffet, was not really good at all. Variety of dishes, not so wonderful. Staff had problems with keeping up with the buffet being replenished....More

Thank Larry20874
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The previous menu had a focus on Cajun dishes and now includes items like fish and chips, duck breast and jambalaya. My wife and I had stopped in while shopping in the area and were surprised by the new menu and the quality of the...More

Thank vagolferbob
NargizW, Owner at Blue Iguana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you so much for your comment. We highly appreciated. We wish we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have been going to this pleasant little place for lunch from time to time for years. It is pretty much a standard American, modified, pub-style restaurant with that type of food, (subs, wraps, salads, burgers at lunch, very pub food) with the dinner menu...More

1  Thank Sinned2
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I was excited to try a new place when my husband suggested brunch. Under $15 each for the buffet but it seemed like we were at the tail end of things. At noon the serving dishes were 1/4-1/3 full. My husband liked the French toast....More

Thank DebbieHatch
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I attended a small corporate event, 20 people. They had a nice ante room with a projector and screen, which we didn't use, but nice to know it was there if needed and the room cut out much of the noise from the main areas....More

Thank Jorton
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Nice out door dinning and a good bar menu. Portions are large the Gyro is big and good. The fries are cut in house and tasty.

Thank Rich L
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Maybe it was that they had my favourite Strongbow Cider. Maybe it was the booth was quite after a long day even though the bar was hopping. Either way I really enjoyed this place and a quiet meal. I'll being going back on a future...More

Thank Guidow64
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Fusion, Pub, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12727 Shoppes Ln, Fairfax, VA 22033-3834
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-502-8108
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Description
For over 21 years, The Blue Iguana has been a fixture here in Fairfax, Virginia. One of the first of the new school of Chef driven restaurants, The Blue Iguana was finally sold by it's first owners, whom have retired, to veteran Clifton & Nargiza Wilcox in August of 2013. Since 2013 a lot of great changes were made. We strive to give every guest the best experience at Blue Iguana. So come have a drink, come have a bite, enjoy the best SUNDAY BRUNCH, BEST HAPPY HOUR and get to know our family of the great staff in Northen Virginia.
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