We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

McCormick & Schmick's

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
11920 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624 (Bluemont)
+1 703-481-6600
Website
Today
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

279 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 274: English reviews
Fairfax, Virginia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Helpful?
Thank harrietjb13
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Helpful?
Thank Guillermo A
Reston, Virginia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 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.

Helpful?
Thank CyndiRick
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
Thank FrankFooder
Level Contributor
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

Helpful?
Thank Charity E
Venlo
Level Contributor
87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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.

Helpful?
Thank kleinrichard
Centreville, Virginia
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
Thank Stauffenecker
Arlington, Virginia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Waited 50 minutes to be seated from the time of my initial reservation time. The staff were overwhelmed by all the people on Valentine's Day. It was very mismanaged. It was like the staff was randomly selecting to seat guests regardless of how long folks were waiting. We were all waiting in the large lounge. No drinks were passed out... More 

Helpful?
Thank mfinton1
Reston, Virginia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

After our third visit experiencing cold food, we decided to stop going. Management did follow up. The service is very good, as is the quality of the food. However, they appear to have a problem ensuring the food is hot when it reaches the table.

Helpful?
Thank eoinbs
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Wish we'd gotten one of the tables with curtains that let you and your dinner companions have complete privacy a la Godfather films. The seafood is fine. Service was lovely.

Helpful?
Thank Murgatroyd14

Travellers who viewed McCormick & Schmick's also viewed

Reston, Fairfax County
 
Reston, Fairfax County
Reston, Fairfax County
 
Reston, Fairfax County
 

Been to McCormick & Schmick's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11920 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
    (Bluemont)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-481-6600

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of McCormick & Schmick's and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Falls Church,VA

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from McCormick & Schmick's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?