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Chasin' Tails

2200 N. Westmoreland St. Send to Phone
703-538-2565 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Spicy, exciting food --- no forks, no plates.
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Lunch Sat.-Sun., Dinner nightly
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Chasin' Tails Restaurant Review

: Arlington has a big, hot secret. That would be “hot” as in the Cajun spices seasoning the food at Chasin’ Tails, enough to chase away the blues and inspire several steins of chilled beer. In the evening, be advised that by around 6 p.m. the lines start to snake out the door, and since patrons are having a jolly time eating shrimp and gumbo along with drinking beer, the wait might be tedious. Your best bet is to come a little early, snag a table, and settle down to a memorable spicy meal. If you favor Bayou cooking, you’ll find plenty besides shrimp; oysters, soft shell crabs, alligator, crawfish tails, catfish and more are also on the menu. And don’t miss the andouille sausages or Cajun fries, and plan on taking out a po’ boy sandwich with lobster, fried oysters with bacon, or fried shrimp. A must: an order or two of authentic hot beignets that may inspire a practice of routine visits just for these sweet treats.

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