Home-Style Restaurant
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

About Us


We Welcome you to Carolyn's Essenhaus!

(German for eating house) Carolyn;s opened in 1989.  We strive to do ur best to make your visit pleasant as you enjoy your meal and surroundings. Our pies an cakes are homemade along with an array of bakery items. 


We serve family style meals by reservation.

Large quantity carryout and catered meals are available with any of the menu items including our homemade salads.  
Private Parties Available (We can accommodate up to 65 people on Saturday evenings by Reservation) Let us help you with your next reunion or party. Please contact Carolyn for details.


We Thank our loyal customers!


Good Food, Great Family Environment

Do you have a family gathering coming up, but you just don't feel like spending your day working in the kitchen? Remember our names, and you'will never have to cook again. Carolyn's Essenhaus offers family-style meals, banquet rooms and catering for private parties upon request. We have been serving delicious, home-style cooking to the people of the Arlington area for many years. After all these years, we know what people want to eat. Here you will find luxury at moderate prices, and a comfortable, sit-down atmosphere for you to relax with your friends and family. We offer a wide selection of your favorite entrees on our breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Our attentive staff and skilled chefs will keep you coming back for more. We use the freshest ingredients for an authentic taste. If you have any questions about what we have to offer, please don't hesitate to call. Or better yet, come on by and sample our delicious menu. 


Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Carolyn's Essenhaus



Monday - Friday: 6am - 8:30pm

Saturday: 6am - 2:30pm

Sunday: Closed