Copper Canyon Grill - Gaithersburg
Copper Canyon Grill - Gaithersburg

Copper Canyon Grill - Gaithersburg

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://ccgrill.com/
  • Phone: 2406310003x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday -Thursday: 11:00am - 10:05pm, Friday and Saturday: 11:00am - 11:05pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

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  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Copper Canyon Grill - Gaithersburg
With a unique focus on creating an inviting upscale dining experience, we serve fresh, familiar food in a high-energy, sophisticated casual setting. Our chefs prepare full-flavored food from scratch daily, using fresh seasonal ingredients. We stay true to classic American comfort food that is simple, but deliciously prepared. A knowledgeable team approach provides unwavering attention to delighting our guests with warm and consistent service. Copper Canyon Grill's timeless atmosphere appeals to discerning adults who are seeking a dining experience that is energetic, upscale but approachable.
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Copper Canyon Grill - Gaithersburg reviews from OpenTable diners
155 reviews since May 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (92)good for groups (51)special occasion (51)neighborhood gem (47)great for lunch (46)scenic view (46)great for brunch (31)kid-friendly (28)fit for foodies (27)romantic (24)vibrant bar scene (24)hot spot (21)late-night find (17)notable wine list (8)Show More
  • great dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    We dined to celebrate a friend's 65th birthday. We requested ouside seating , since it was a beautiful evening. The waitress came promptly with menus and took our wine order. Most of us had the Ahi Tuna salad, which was excellent in taste and presentation. We did get a complimentary dessert of choice for the birthday girl.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The wait staff were great, very attentive. The food was fantastic. The only problem with our dinner (a celebration of my 13yr old granddaughter's birthday) was the family behind us (two couples) who were arguing. But that was not the fault of the restaurant, although if one of the staff had stopped by and asked the one woman to lower her voice, I would not have minded.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food and drinks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Like the Silver Spring location, it's a great place to enjoy dinner and drinks. Love the meatloaf and the sweet glazed carrots. Service is OK, but the "group" service model often leads to forgotten items and/or repeated requests.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service at busy rest.
    Ottertheoracle
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Been here four times in a short time span. The service is enthusiastic and good despite (or thanks to) the young staff. The chicken is best and do not miss dessert.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • i'll only say this...
    Alohaboy
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    the ribs used to be a lot better. Everything else was pretty good.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • foodiefav
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Food was good but not sure if server was new .. had to wait for syrup/butter for pancakes. took a while and food was cold. Been there before for brunch and had a great experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My experience
    Robistakeonit
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I have eaten at this establishment about 4 times and each time was as great as the last. I will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • ecotait
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We had a drink at the bar first while we waited for the rest of our party to join us (great happy hour deals). When we sat down, we had great service. The entrees were very tasty. Among them, we had the ahi tuna, crab cakes and rotisserie chicken salad. The crab cakes were the best of the lot. The only part of the meal that gets a thumbs down was the appetizers. The egg rolls were greasy and over-fried' the clam chowder was basic and could have come from a can. Based on the entrées, I think there's room for improvement with the apps!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Resturant
    Great2Enjoy
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Good place too eat just in the summer you gotta worry about the nets. Get a table inside or if you eat outside get a table me in the middle of the resturant outside
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Late night dining.
    Ebbie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The server was very pleasant and gave a great recommendation for dessert.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rude service, pricey food,
    Silv
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I went to CCG for my anniversary & I CLEARLY wrote in the reservation notes, ONE YR ANNIVERSARY. A greeting from the FOUR hosts at the front would've been nice as opposed to the akward "oh hello" we got, & an actual greeting from the rude server Marielle would've been nice to but we didn't either of that. I got the filet & my partner got the rotisserie chicken, his chicken was good, my "medium" filet was a tad overcooked. Our bacon Mac & cheese had no bacon. The only great thing was the brownie dessert. For the prices they have, I'd expect the service to be up to par. But from the hosts to the server, it was downright shameful. The complimentary valet was nice. I won't be going back though. I feel I didn't get my money's worth here! LAME!!
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We had fun
    TEM1
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food was good, a little expensive but high quality
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • crab dip
    ScottyHVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    was more like a thick bisque. wasnt what i was expecting. expensive @ $ 17 for a appetizer. would have gotten something else.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Service
    JRFOOD123
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    After getting seated we ordered our drinks. My date ordered Water with lemon and I ordered Ginger Ale. It took four attempts to get Ginger ale. We ordered our food and a Salad for before our food. The salad came and 5 minutes later as we are still eating our salad the food comes. The waitress said she can bring the food back after we finish our salads but I figured by then everything would be cold. The Manager came over and told us the waitress was new and that he was sorry about the mistake. "she (the new waitress) didn't time it correctly". The best part of the meal was the dessert. Will not be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A good meal you can count on
    luv2eat
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I have been to Copper Canyon Grill on several occasions and the food and service are always great! Great for any occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reservation? Not really.
    kingmufassa
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We decided to make 7:15 pm reservation a few hours earlier. Under notes and special requests, we asked for outdoor seating. It was such a nice evening we wanted to go somewhere we could sit outside. Arriving 15 minutes early, we checked in and again requested outdoor seating. The response was " We don't take reservations for outdoor dining" Okay. How long would the wait be? We were seated at 8:05pm.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good neighborhood restaurant
    George
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Great service, good food. Menu is limited. Manyof the entrees on the dinner menu are overpriced!! Outdoor seating was lovely. Noisy.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great atmosphere
    genz
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    My sister and some of our children visited this restaurant. We had a great view of the lake and carousel. My sister has many food sensitivities and the manager came to our table to let us know the ingredients in the steak marinade. My sister did not react to any ingredients so she is happy to find a restaurant where she can eat as she is quite limited.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not the worst, perhaps...
    seahullVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Waiting in long line to check in to my reservation, and I overhear the hostess say that she is giving away my reservation/table, as nobody ever shows up from Open Table reservations, and she does not expect me to be there. So when I finally get to the front of the line (on time), I have to wait another fifteen minutes to be seated. Waiter was bad and never refilled drinks. Served wrong Bourbon. How can you screw up comfort food? Should be a rhetorical question, but they are able to make Chicken Pot Pie inedible. My 9-year-old ordered this, but when it arrives, it seems they have decided to make this "Curry Chicken Pot Pie" and it is too spicy even for the adults to eat. French Dip was overcooked gray beef served without "au jus".
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Would go back, but......
    hitlady
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our food took a long time to come out and the waiter and manager each came over to apologize for the wait. They even offered to buy us dessert because of the long wait. I know it is kind of "low cost offer" as we didn't want dessert and declined the offer; but it was nice that they acknowledged the issue. Overall, I thought the food was very good. I had the special rotisserie chicken though and it was VERY salty (I LOVE salt, so for me to notice is significant); I actually think it was a simple kitchen mistake- the choicken itself was terrific. A little pricey for this type of restaurant, but, nice atmosphere, friendly service, and good food- we would go back and try it again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable
    100dlrhamburger
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Our waiter, Jerry, was very helpful and attentive. Food was good. I would go again. Make reservations via Open Table to avoid waiting. Valet parking was worth it.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • work night out.
    TimA
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Meeting my wife after work for dinner on a beautiful night. we got to sit on the patio and watch the birds, train, and people! Due to commuting delays we were 15 mins. late and still got our table on a busy night. Service was great as usual and our salads were as ordered! We still had time to walk around the lake.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Dinner Spot
    Michael
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Had an enjoyable dinner at this restaurant. Prices and menu items have changed since last time going to this foodie place, but was still tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Great service, excellent food. The key lime pie, banana cream pie and bread pudding were to die for. We share!!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall Nice
    kyledamato
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Open-table made the reservation for me and the overall service and food was excellent, highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Food was delicious. Service was wonderful. Friendly staff. For outdoor seating on a summer evening I recommend you get there early! Patio area is great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't get enough...
    TrudyVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Great place for great food. The staff and managers deserve 10 stars. Would love to see Edamame added as a starter for those of us looking for a healthy, low calorie starter. I already miss the 'Millionaire's Shrimp'. Don't miss the Tortilla Soup when you go!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Second Time's a Charm
    JJosey5099VIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We have thoroughly enjoyed the experience at Copper Canyon. Brought my team from work there and all of the reviews were excellent. Great atmosphere. A Loyal Wood-fire Member!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Annie
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    From the general manager to the server and everyone in between, they made us feel very special and made every effort to accommodate our special requests, and, for that, we're grateful. The food was excellent and my family was very happy, especially, since we were celebrating two birthdays. My thanks to all who made this a very special evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Eh
    Kaady67
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    As transplants from the DFW metroplex where there is nothing else to do but eat and shop, we discovered this place while dining at Uncle Julios, our closest palatable Tex Mex. Service was not good....water took forever to arrive and drinks even longer. Rotisserie Chx was dry. Meatloaf was mediocre. Filet was rare when ordered medium but a quick toss back on rhe fire fixed that. This place definitely does not earn the $$$ it demands. Maybe one step up from Chili's
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent experience
    radioezVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We were looking for a place with outside dining and made a rez at CCG for a Saturday night... and it was perfect. Friendly bartender at the outside bar offered us seats in the first come first serve area which worked beautifully. Meanwhile we were waiting becuase i had somehow made the reservation for Sunday night instead of Saturday night... Open Table inquired why I didn't show up for Sunday's rez and I told them i had but on Saturday... (oops) and there had been a problem I probably caused when making the rez. They spoke with the restaurant and my record was updated as if I had made the rez correctly. Well played CCG... thank you! And thank you Open Table.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious food
    Foodlvr5784
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Crab cakes and rotisserie chicken are amazing! We went for my birthday for the first time and will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Family Dinner
    sacm
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Had a few family members in town so we decided to stay local and come to Copper Canyon, I didn't realize Rio had become such a popular area! Loved the outdoor seating, but it was a little loud because of a college reunion at the bar. I was very impressed with our server Bill and his knowledge of the menu, he requested a stuffed pepper that was not on the menu but was delicious! Ended up taking his advice on my entree and dessert, loved them both.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our go to place
    Luvyoga11
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We eat here all the time. The food is consistently good. Well rounded menu choices. But bring a jacket. It's awl way too cool in the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Have all night?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We were seated at the reserved time. Expected to be done in about an hour. Service so slow after finally giving the order that eventually the waiter returned to say dinner would be coming soon. Finished the main course at time we expected to be leaving and thought we had time for dessert if we skipped a walk around the area. Dessert took so long and waiter didn't even remember the coffee and tea we ordered while we waited.. Total time when I reordered the beverages and asked for the check at the same time was two hours. Made us late for next activity while eliminating walk around time. Waiter smiling all threw while and no manager ever being told to come to apologize.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Relaxing on the patio
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Great evening meal at the patio bar with attentive, fun service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food - Great Waiter
    chocolate
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The menu had a lot of wonderful items to choose from, the food was hot & delicious & our waiter, Brian was great
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Service
    cybersven
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    The wait staff and management went out of their way to make sure we had a pleasurable dining experience. The food was excellent. Best service we've ever had. Highly recommend. We were a party of 4 and we all had such an enjoyable time!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dr. J A. Josey
    JJosey5099VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I was deeply disappointed as this was Father's Day and my wife made the reservations a week in advance. We ordered an appetizer (ribs) and it turned out to be thin slices of pork with an Asian sauce. It was taken back and we received the traditional ribs. The Asst. Mgr. brought them right out. From there it went down hill. We waited 30 minutes waiting for our meal. The Asst. Mgr. then came by and said she told the kitchen to hold our order and forgot to go back and put it in. She left and said I will rush the order. What came back was undone Salmon and wet lightly colored crab cakes. When I sent it back, the Mgr. came over. The biggest disappointment was the Mgr's response to our 55 minute wait for our food. we became the problem! Awful day
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  • likethefood
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The food is consistently good. The set menu for brunch on Sunday had a good variety to choose from. The wait for food delivery to our table was just right.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.