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Clare and Don's Beach Shack

130 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046-4514
+1 703-532-9283
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (32 reviews)
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (26 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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130 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046-4514
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Man! I had a taste for Fried Fish tonight and there's no other place even CLOSE to Clair and Don's Beach Shack. I love the vibe of the place (we ate outside), the laid back attitude of the place and the FOOD. I had the...More

Thank fowlkesfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were all really friendly. Got the pk burger and it was delicious. The Nutella ice cream was also really good.

Thank Louis F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I went for lunch and saw the daily special was fish and chips. The fish wasn't the usual cod and was very good - crispy outside and tender inside. The service was so so - the head server remarked that they were...More

Thank Gay F
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Great place ! Casual good food and met the owner very nice and welcoming . Gave us free dessert. We were from out of town and he took the time to visit . Also our waiter was friendly and gave quick service. We enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Francine S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Besides having really good food (love the fish tacos, cooked your way) but they also have live entertainment! If your on a date night you should get here early or late as a lot of families come here for dinner. The kids and the noise...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Love the food, the atmosphere , choice of drinks. They had great music on Saturday night enjoyed by all!

Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I am generally not a fan of beach bars or restaurants--sand, sun, heat, noise. But this one in Falls Church changed my mind. It's right in the center off Route 29 (Washington Street) with ample parking in back. If you walk in from the parking...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Clare and Dons has a number of vegan menu item. We’ve been there many times and I’ve tried just about every vegan item, but I have found them to be mediocre at best. The tofu-based dishes don’t have much flavor.

Thank rufuspmcgufus
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here after reading the mostly positive reviews. It was definitely busy, but we got seated right away. Our server was good... we never waited too long for anything. The fish tacos were yummy. My wife had the shrimp and grits. She loved the shrimp......More

Thank Randy G
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Love the casual atmosphere! Great food...especially love the crab cakes, onion rings, scallops, and Brussels! All the food I’ve eaten there is yummy!

Thank iJudy
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21 June 2017|
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Response from Bare_Chested | Reviewed this property |
There is an adequate and free city-owned lot behind the restaurant. Parking is not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046-4514
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-532-9283
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