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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - McLean
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - McLean

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - McLean Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.McCormickandSchmicks.com
  • Email: msva@ldry.com
  • Phone: (703) 848-8000
  • Hours of Operation: M-FRI: 11:00AM-10:00PM
    SAT: 4:00PM-10:00PM
    SUN: 4:00PM-9:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steak, American
  • Executive Chef: Cody Lynch
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Leesburg Pike
  • Public Transit: Fairfax Connector, Route 427, Tysons-West*Park Transit Station/West Falls Church Metro Line, Weekday Service Only.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet Service from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. We also validate self-parking for 2 hours for Lunch and Dinner.
A word from McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - McLean
In the heart of Northern Virginia's high-tech corridor and in the Tysons Corner/McLean area, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Steaks is the perfect place to enjoy fine dining with family, friends and business associates. The handsome interior of rich mahogany wood, brass and stained glass creates an inviting, upscale, yet unpretentious atmosphere.

From fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, our goal is to exceed your dining expectations.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Our reservation asks for quiet table. We were seated away from others, near window. However, it was directly next to the service area used by wait staff for ice, beverages, etc. So, as the dinner service got busier, so did that area- it is also where all food for our dining room was transported. So, not quiet at all. There were many private booths open - not sure why we did not get one of those. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "M & S is a real gem. It always has fresh seafook and friendly service. It is a great place for a business lunch or dinner or a date."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Our server, Linda, was terrific. Very attentive but not overbearing. The food for all 10 of us arrived on time, hot, and delicious. Could not have asked for a better meal."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "The restaurant is difficult to find, but serves delcious, fresh seafood professionally."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Great Food with Great Service...excellent for a business dinner or a fun dinner with friends..."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "We planned on having a quiet family celebration for my son, but we actually arrived for our reservation with twice the number of family members who surprised us by joining at the last minute. The staff was wonderfully accommodating and seated us in a private room that they arranged at the last minute just for us. The food was excellent, the service was outstanding, and our son had a wonderful time. Thanks to the manager and staff for making our evening truly special!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We arrived about 5 minutes early for a 7:30 reservation and had to wait more than 15 minutes to be seated. Meanwhile another group that came in a few minutes after us with a 7:30 reservation were seated immediately. When we were finally led to our table, we passed at least four empty tables the same size as the table we were seated at, so I don't understand why we had to stand at the hostess counter for so long. There were always vacant tables the entire 90 minutes we were there, so I doubt the empty tables were for other reservations. The food was OK, but our main courses lacked seasoning. The only dish we really enjoyed was the berry cobbler dessert."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Went to dinner with wife and kids (age 13 & 6). We ended up in a little private dining room, so it was almost like we were there by ourselves. The service was excellent and the food as well. The only drawback is I'm a rather hearty eater and I find the portion sizes small for what you're paying for the meal. Beyond that, I would recommend M&S to anyone."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I cam to eat with a friend who wanted to take me out for lunch. It was a Friday, and so she wanted to eat fish. I could tell she was disappointed by her meal, so it was not a positive experience. We had to ask for bread which was not automatically put on the table as it has been in the past. I have eaten there several before and it seemed much better."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Delicious food; they made our anniversary dinner a special one."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I already gave feedback directly to the restaurant all of the staff I encountered were nice friendly and attentive. The valet, hostesses, manager, and our waiter. Our waiter was excellent. The food was also delicious. Atmosphere was very nice not too noisy."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "The halibut was superb, but the rockfish didn't seem as fresh as we had expected. Dessert was excellent. The staff was pleasant, and our waiter especially helpful. But despite having a reservation and being on time, we had to wait 15 minutes for a table for two. And there is no place to sit while waiting!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We ordered 2 of the more expensive dishes, the ribeye and the halibut ($35 each), and they were both overcooked. We were the last table in the restaurant so we felt akward sending them back. A bit disappointed."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "My wife an I always go to McCormick & Schmick's. We have been going since we lived in Florida. We love the happy hours. We love the professionalism. We are good with the prices. My last experience was great because we had a private area, which was great for my business meeting. keep up the great work!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Geeat place to eat food was very good and the service was great"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "food outstanding, service was very good, the atmosphere lent to the special occasion that we were celebrating. Thank you for the opportunity to be with special people, and enjoy a special time!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "She was happy to go to McCormick's. She loves her seafood. We had a great time."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "As far as the food goes it was all very good. We shared a Lobster Bites appetizer which was good, and had Scallops and Stuffed Shrimp as appetizers. Our server was a little unsure of certain menu items and drink service was very slow, otherwise no complaints."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Have been here many times. The service was terrible, and the food was just marginal. There was nobody there, and they made us wait 30 minutes for our table. The waitress was slow and forgetful."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We frequent McCormick & Schmick's for lunch because it's close. We keep coming back because the food (and drinks) are so good!"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Great service. Everyone tries to please you. They succeed. The private booths are a great place to eat and talk. They have a frequent diner's club to earn rebates. The food was cooked well, tasted good. Free underground parking or complimentary valet. It's like an upscale steak house but for fish."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Excellent quality food, service, and professionalism."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "If a romantic date is on your mind, then the weekend slots are best to place your reservations. The food is phenomenal regardless of the day of the week though. I forgot how busy Tyson's Corner can be and brought a first date into the restaurant on Thursday after being there the previous Saturday evening. My enjoyment perception rating went from outstanding to great. Still not bad, but if on a first through third date and or special occasion, and if able, book on a weekend. Overall, great place to be regardless because the food is so yummy."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Good convenient restaurant in the middle of a host of excellent competitors. Fresh fish, easy access and underground free parking. Service can be uneven so be sure to ask for Karen - she will take care of you."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "The food was excellent. We chose the Special 3 course dinner and the food was great. The value was extraordinary. Deena our server was so attentive and helpful during our ordering process. She was very cordial. We will ask for her again. Can't wait until our next visit, as long as the specials continue. Great idea to bring folks in and to have them return. All in all a wonderful experience."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Good place for a business lunch - lobster cobb salad is delicious but took a long time to come out!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Parking and the location of the restaurant was difficult to find. The server wasn't too friendly, but the manager came by a couple of times to see if we were alright. The food was really good."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "The Calamari appetizer was enjoyable. We ordered Fish and Chips for two main courses, one with salad substitution for chips. The cod was fresh and plentiful but unfortunately neither it nor the batter had any seasoning. The accompanying coleslaw was overly sweet so we did not care to eat it. The biggest problem was that the fish was served on a bed of fries which inevitably rendered them limp and soggy, so we did not care to eat those either. The Manager noted our issues without our having to call him and he was very attentive and candid in recognizing that the plating of the Fish and Chips could easily have been done differently, with much better results. This is a nice restaurant which is well run, but the food does not measure up."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Very good food. Meh for service. Seared Ahi Tuna was outstanding! Simply perfect. Stuffed Atlantic Salmon was good, but not up to the tuna. Stuffed with lump crab, bay shrimp, brie cheese over mashed potatoes, it was quite light on the crab, shrimp and brie. Didn't see ANY shrimp, one tiny piece of crab and there may have been brie melted in the sauce. Salmon cooked very nicely -- just very lacking on the stuffed part or any extras. Didn't see bread on menu, nor was I offered any. Then after our dinner, several tables were brought nice pieces of warm fresh bread...then seconds...and more. Do I really have to ASK for bread before dinner with our wine? Our server was professional, but far short of personable. No real personality."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We had a nice dinner with friends on a weeknight. Food was very good - calamari and a yummy bacon wrapped shrimp for appetizers. Entrees we had crab cakes and fish entrees. All very good. Waiter was excellent."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "I go to this restaurant a lot because it is right next to my office building. Usually the food and service are wonderful. But this time our meals were not all served at the same time, and I had to return a dish I've ordered and liked in the past because two of the three ingredients (crabmeat and mango) were spoiled. I was with clients so I didn't want to make a big deal about it. I will go back but hope next time things are better."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "The oysters were excellent! For seafood, McCormick and Schmick's always tops."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Went to M&S because they have the greatest variety of fish on the menu and prepared in different ways. Raw oysters were very good, as were the trout (blackened) and scallops (seared) Vegetables were good, but too much butter . Crab soup good, but lukewarm when arrived. Dessert (fruit cobbler) good. Service good overall, a little slow to arrive at first, but very good once started."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We throughly enjoyed the food and the experience there. Our waitress was very attentive. We will return at a later date."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The good was great and it came out quickly The service excellent"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "several items were greasy, perhaps too much butter or oil, and salad the worst i have had, mostly white (non green) rinds of romaine. i think the food quality has gone down hill over the years."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My fiancé and I planned our whole weekend away down to the meals we would be eating. I planned to have the seared ahi tuna and of course they ran out of tuna by time we arrived to dinner. I settled for the stuffed Atlantic salmon which actually turned out to be a great choice! I was bummed about the tuna but I would definitely come back for the salmon. At the end of dinner, the waiter explained to us what happened with the tuna running out and told us the chef would be bringing us out a complimentary plate of ahi tuna. My fiancé and I appreciated that so much! If the salmon didn't save dinner then the nice gesture of the chef and server surely did!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Having been to McCormick & Schmick's previously, I was expecting the same quality of food and service. I received neither on this visit. The server was very odd from the time he initially walked up to greet us. Then the food was not quite up to the level we were expecting. My steak had no taste and was not cooked properly. Generally, the food was lacking in taste. The creme de brule was also less than savory. It was if someone had used vanilla pudding and burned the top layer. Taste and appearance were off."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We waited an extra 20 minutes after our reservation. We were missing our bread plate. And the holiday ensured a busy night, and yet all of this was forgotten once we tasted the food. A truly superb mussels sauce and delicious tuna tartar opened our meal and each dish that followed was even better. We both will gladly dine there again."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was very good, but the service that Brian provided was truly exceptional. Thank you, Jim"
    Dined on 2/7/2014