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442 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180-4721
+1 703-539-8400
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (20 reviews)
“scallops” (33 reviews)
“bread” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
442 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180-4721
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my absolute favorite Vienna restaurant. The menu changes nightly, the dishes are expertly prepared and the service is exceptional. I love it that the waiters and waitresses gather at the chef's table to taste what's on the menu. What better way to wow...More

Thank Sue Ann G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us went to Clarity last Sunday to celebrate a birthday. Despite the indifferent hostess, we thought the cocktails, the food, the wine, and the service was all pretty good. Unfortunately, for me, there is nothing that is pulling me back. And, at...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Great food and amazing chef. Love stopping by for happy hour and running into friends and meeting new diners. It is a place you don’t want to miss.

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were fortunate to dine at Clarity one evening at the conclusion of day-long business meeting. The food, wine, service and atmosphere were outstanding. The menu is imaginative, offering a substantial list of choices that are BOTH attractive and innovative. It was a relief to...More

Thank Grace K
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I usually go to Clarity once a week to hang out for dinner or happy hours. It's a great neighborhood restaurant where we mingle with friends and talk with bar tenders Lizzy or Victor. Love their happy hour menu and drinks.

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Waiter was friendly and attentive. Kitchen was a bit slow. Food was interesting but not quite what I expected. Beef was ordered medium-rare but arrived very rare. Chocolate cake desert was disappointing, too sweet, too dry and a weird chocolate flavor. Menu was pricey and...More

Thank DuecesWild
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I took my husband to Clarity for his birthday, before a concert at Wolftrap. We picked the restaurant for its proximity to Wolftrap and I didn't have especially high expectations. Wow! First of all, our server was knowledgable, unobtrusive but helpful, and unbelievably nice. Second,...More

Thank newshine
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent Food and good service. Very busy and wait was a bit long but to be expected for a Saturday eve. Ambiance just okay.

Thank dalewurfel
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We used to go to DC every weekend. Now we go to Clarity every Saturday we are in town. Front of the house - Raoul. The place purrs. Smooth as silk. Kitchen- John, owner and Chef- artistic, lovely, wonderful, uniformly fabulous food. Bar- Victor, Lizzy...More

Thank GreatFalls-Traveler
Reviewed 30 August 2018

While visiting family in VA, I had the opportunity to eat at Clarity. We were a group of four people for lunch on a weekday in July and we were all so impressed that we booked a dinner for the next evening! At the lunch,...More

Thank Anne S
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24 June 2017|
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Response from travelmf82 | Reviewed this property |
"My" happy hour? Or the restaurant's? I'm not even sure if they have a happy hour--I'd check their website.
27 May 2017|
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Response from wcb703 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no.
4 February 2017|
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Response from mamadukes52 | Reviewed this property |
While the staff is willing to honor requests, it is difficult to make a promise that there is no cross-contamination of tools and spaces. If the allergy is that serious I would attempt to find a vegan/ground nut free venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180-4721
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Vienna
  • Phone Number: +1 703-539-8400
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