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McCormick & Schmick's

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11920 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624 (Bluemont)
+1 703-481-6600
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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549 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is an expectation for a level of service and decor but our business meeting did not run smoothly and found the level of service disappointing for this brand. The meeting room we had was wood paneled and felt old and appeared to be in a thoroughfare for the staff The food service was intrusive to our business meeting and... More 

Thank DrNic1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my family for Mother's Day...talk about a disappointment. We had reservations and still waited 10 mins to get a table. Got a table and still didn't see a server for 25 mins. It took 30 mins to even get bread ( a very small portion) and water. When the server did come we ordered everything right away... More 

Thank kristenv513
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a reservation. Got there and they were overbooked, so after 25 minute wait they stuck us in a back room. Ambience was terrible. I was very disappointed. Had planned a special date night and was really upset. Especially when there are so many better restaurants in Reston city center.

Thank Rick R
Fairfax, Virginia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Good service, food was delicious, restaurant was not too noisy, we could hear ourselves talking easily. would definitely return, and will recommend to friends...

1 Thank harrietjb13
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A good place to have group business meetings. Food is not the center of the experience. It could have been, but the quality of the food is slightly better than average.

Thank Guillermo A
Reston, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fantastic place - even for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner with the family. Great atmosphere, classy. Waiters very quick and pleasant. Food is very good, a favorite place to eat in Reston, especially for special occasions.

Thank CyndiRick
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Happy hour Wednesday is a good deal. You get oysters for a buck a piece and reduced price drinks. Service was nice but our orders came out slow. The oysters were "tiny" and one shell didn't have meat at all. Flavors were good and still with the trip. Recommend filling up on shrimp to round out the meal.

Thank FrankFooder
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

So many healthy choices here but if you are a steak fan this is the place to go! They make your steak to order

Thank Charity E
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food was decent but definitely missed a wow factor. It missed the presentation but most of all that flavor after which you go; wow! Especially when I look at the what the food ended up costing the price/performance level is certainly off, sorry to say.

Thank kleinrichard
Centreville, Virginia
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Came in during the slow period after lunch before dinner. It's a pricey restaurant. We had a great server. Loved our shrimp and steak.

Thank Stauffenecker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11920 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-481-6600

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