First up is a place in my neighborhood and an ideal spot for Rehearsal Dinners in Arlington, VA.
Venue: Lyon Hall, Arlington, VA. Clarendon neighborhood at corner of Washington Blvd & Highland Street.
Food & Drink: Brought to you by the Arlington based group that also own The Liberty Tavern and Northside Social, this “casual & affordable neighborhood French brasserie” serves “approachable Alsatian-inspired fare, including … house-made charcuterie and sausages. The affordable wine list focuses on French selections, while the impressive beer list offers an extensive selection of European drafts and bottles.”
Private Dining Options: There is a private 2nd floor dining room, with its own bar, that could seat about 30 people and about 50 people standing.
Transit & Parking: Clarendon Metro rail stop on Orange line. Metered street parking (mostly free after 6pm) or garages nearby.
- Great food & beverage options
- Walking distance to Metro rail stop
- Private bar
- Near other local places for any “Welcome Party” options
- No dedicated parking
- Not within walking distance to any hotels
- Not suitable for larger groups