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The Grilled Oyster Company

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Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD (Tuckerman Lane & Seven Locks Road)
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for dinner. The seafood is wonderful, but overpriced. I had two bottles of beer opened, and I returned both for being warm; the refrigerator is not working. There was a problem with water leaking under the bar, and the we had trashcans and rags dragged between the tables as they were fixing the situation. I ordered... More 

Thank JC P P
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lively bar scene. Great selection of oysters. Good food and service. Menu is broad but not extensive. Good for families.

Thank richard k
Rockville, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modern seafood, good oysters served several ways, chic atmosphere, good service, great to take visitors, family special occasion--1/2 price wine on Wednesdays. Just go! It's one of Potomac's better restaurants.

Thank andreaS5508EN
Potomac, Maryland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is very good employees are kind and respectful overall service was very good prices are reasonable overall a good dining experience

Thank rjacobs544
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Don't let the strip mall location fool you, this place is great. Service, food, cocktails and oysters were all excellent, even with a large group of adults and kids. Super friendly staff and great, quick food, even though we arrived within 15 minutes of closing on a weeknight. Thumbs up from all 7 in our party (4 adults and 3... More 

Thank Jessica S
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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116 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My wife and shared the Crab Dip - which is excellent; it tastes like there's no mayo, and all cream. Delicious! I had what I always have - The Three Fish Grill, because I LOVE Ahi tuna. My wife had the Oyster Sampler and a salad. Really good food! For desert, we shared the one that's named after his wife... More 

Thank TomR233
Bethesda, MD
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had great service, despite the fact that the restaurant was full. We sent back a bottle of wine and received a new one without a problem. Our oysters were sweet and fresh. Mussels were steamed well, without any closed ones. The seafood linguine was tasty and well presented. This restaurant continues to be our go-to place for seafood in... More 

Thank winxalot
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great drinks, great food, great atmosphere, great service! Local gem! We always enjoy The Grilled Oyster Company!

Thank Amy P
Leesburg, Virginia, United States
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Made reservation through Open Table and restaurant was waiting for us when we arrived. Oysters were HUGE, wife loved them, had the sampler. Dinner was Rock fish and triple fish dinner. Perfect! The staff​ was wonderful, attentive, knowledgeable. What a great evening.

Thank Peter M
Potomac, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Have dined here on a number of occasions- good food, good, friendly wait team. The fresh oysters are always good, they have a number of varieties. Also enjoyed the Seafood stew, consistently very good. Small restaurant with a local clientele.

Thank Webbtrio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD
    (Tuckerman Lane & Seven Locks Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Potomac
  • Phone Number: 301-299-9888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?