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McCormick & Schmick's

11920 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
+1 703-481-6600
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (39 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
11920 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
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Reviews (286)
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A large party always tests your staff and your kitchen. I must say the test was passed with flying colors. I believe there were 14 or so of us in a private room that was large enough to allow us to not feel cramped and...More

Thank Marwalker2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went into the restaurant by myself looking for a good meal. The service was ok, but it did not seem welcome to me. I ordered a cup of soup and a piece of medium rare steak. I did not get any bread/butter. The soup...More

Thank Varong P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was to be our date night! Had been here before and enjoyed it, not to be this past Friday night. The service was slow and unenthusiastic. The food was quite bland, with the exception of the seafood stuffed mushrooms, they were good. My boyfriend...More

Thank Kim A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined at the Reston location early Saturday evening. The lobster bisque was wonderful with large pieces of lobster claw included. The tilapia and shrimp were well presented and very tasty. Service was excellent. The food was quick in coming to the table and at...More

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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...More

Thank DrNic1
Reviewed 14 May 2017 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...More

Thank kristenv513
Reviewed 7 May 2017 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...More

Thank Rick R
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
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
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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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
sheila F
Do you serve whole (not just the tail), but whole steamed lobsters?
3 May 2015|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Looks like the dudes and dudettes above beat me to it. RL would be a much more economical choice. Schmel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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