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Samuel Beckett's Irish Gastro Pub

2800 S Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22206-2370
+1 703-379-0122
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“lamb stew” (7 reviews)
“bangers” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2800 S Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22206-2370
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Met some friend here recently for dinner. It was my first time at Beckett's. It's a great atmosphere. Really liked sitting in the second floor loft. They have good Irish beer and was appeared to be their own Beckett's beer. I had the lamb stew...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We had just missed purchasing tickets for the Beer Festival. We had decided to go in for an appetizer and beer. Beckett's had decorated the restaurant for Halloween and had College football on. It was a short but nice visit. Nice beer selection on tap.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janet E
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Casual food is good. Atmosphere is very pub-like. Good selection of beers. I particularly like the burgers.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thelynn99
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This pub reminds one of a pub in Dublin. Food was great with a menu like one would find in Ireland, fun atmosphere with friendly staff. Very reasonable prices. Good value.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dfhart2001
Reviewed 12 September 2018

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with dinner here and, after a show at Sig, returned for a drink. The food was authentic Irish pub fare and very plentiful. I enjoyed the decor despite books being stacked in spine-breaking displays. <g> The only reason...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank koalasrus
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Located next to the Signature Theater. This is NOT an Irish pub. This is a restaurant with Irish food and its own atmosphere. My wife and I and another couple went for dinner before a performance at the Signature Theater. The menu offers a number...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jake S
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Really great curry fries. They make a good crispy wing. Buffalo sauce on the side was a nice touch. Joyce burger is simple but tasty. Asked for medium, it was closer to medium well, but I think most restaurants do that and err on side...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Turner S
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place with a good atmosphere. Excellent location in shirlington village. We had the chili, ribeye, and blackened cod. Chili ($5)was delicious and served with yummy cornbread. Blackened cod ($18)was excellent with rice and green beans and side of pico (see pic). The ribeye ($24)...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank twilson29
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Food and service were acceptable but there was little Irish pub atmosphere. Bangers and mashed potatoes were very tasty.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SidMonge
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Had my birthday dinner at Beckett's. The staff was very professional and helpful in planning the set menu. Service was excellent. Parking is nearby and free.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Frances D
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Murray Z
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Response from Harriet M | Reviewed this property |
They are on the menu and are good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 S Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22206-2370
    (Campbell Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Direct bus service to and from Pentagon City Metro station with rush hour service to Pentagon City Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-379-0122
  • E-mail
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