McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/
  • Phone: 7034816600x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 11:30AM-10:00PM
    Friday - Saturday: 11:30AM-11:00PM
    Sunday 11:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Patrick Ferguson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: In the bar:

    Thurs 80's night starts at 10pm
    Fri Dance starts at 11pm
    Sat Top 40 starts at 11pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bluemont
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking is available within the Reston Town Center. The newest and closest parking garage can be entered from the corner of Bluemont Way and Library Street.
A word from McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston
At McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant in the Reston Town Center, our hallmark is the freshest fish and seafood from around the world served in a traditional decor. Our fresh daily menu highlights favorites from our Pacific Northestern origins-Alaskan King Salmon, Wild halibut, and Northwest Oysters-along with East Coast Specialties like Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab and Maine Lobster. All this is presented in a handsome decor of rich mahogany accented with copper paneling, custom chandeliers and Virginia-themed stained glass ceilings.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston reviews from OpenTable diners
183 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (85)good for groups (49)fit for foodies (49)great for lunch (46)romantic (39)neighborhood gem (39)notable wine list (27)vibrant bar scene (23)great for brunch (20)hot spot (8)late-night find (6)kid-friendly (4)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Great food
    GR8experience
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    McCormick and Schmick's never disappoints - great seafood!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, great atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The atmosphere was very elegant and classy but not stuffy. There were lots of couples there for the high school Homecoming so it was a nice, energetic crowd. The food choices were excellent and my meal was delicious (I had the scallops). I would definitely recommend it for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The Hostess was not very friendly, no of our wine choices, from the menu, were available and it took a very long time for the food to be delivered, not what I usually expect from McCormick & Schmick.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Friendly and watched my back...
    Cartire
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I absolutely love this restaurant...they are able to anticipate what I need...
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid and Consistent
    FrequentdinerMDVIP
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Go to lunch and dinner place for business. Good food, great service, fair prices. Consistent across the chain.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently great seafood
    finconco
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Portions were ample sized and well plated. Deliciously prepared seafood, and we've dined several times as a result. Waiter was appropriately attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    SydMom
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Two words: LOBSTER BISQUE! I ordered the bisque and the husband and daughter ordered clam chowder (which was quite good as well). They couldn't keep their spoons out of my bisque!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always great food
    LuvgoodfoodVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The food is always great - the waiter and service were fantastic. My wife and I had Shrimp Trio and scallops - Devine!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best to order the seafood
    Beth
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Service in both bar and restaurant is very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Close, Fast, and Delicious
    JLebowski
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Great location just off Reston Town Center. Quick rendezvous for a business meeting. Service is fast and efficient, but you'll want to stay to savor the fantastic entres. Try the two course lunch, but make a special trip to enjoy the lobster bisque. Creamy bisque served over generous chunks of lobster. Marvelous. Excellent wine list.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    I don't really want to dine here again. Portions small. Food came out cold. Service slow. Nothing to recommend. Was sorry I chose to dine here.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall Impression
    luvseafood
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Friendly welcome. Attentive staff. Appetizer and meal presentation, quantity, and taste very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dissapointing
    PinkShirtGuyVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We had problems from the start. When I made the reservation I requested one of the 'Snugs', the booths around the outside of the main dining area. We had to wait, which was fine, because two of the groups were taking a long time so we went to the bar. We were then seated when the issues started. Either no one was assigned to our table or they just didn't realize we were there. Someone came and poured water. Then someone else took my wife's wine order. Ten minutes later still no wine and no one had stopped by to ask about appetizers, tell us about specials, nothing. Finally got the hostess to send someone and track down the drinks. Crab legs were so over-steamed you couldn't crack them because they were too pliable. Just a mess
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • POOR SERVICE
    luludine
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My guest asked for a cocktail of Canadian Club and 7-UP. She was given a Club soda with white wine. The server had no idea what a Canadian Club cocktail was and did not handle it well. The food was good however we waited a very long time to get our meals.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We love the private boots for our group's needs! Appreciate the flexibility in adapting to our fluctuating attendee numbers!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Great special menu items, great service. Recommend to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good seafood restaurant
    Yie4209
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The food was very fresh. Good seafood dishes. Nice brunch selection, too. Would like to see steak Benedict.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • M&S Didn't Disappoint
    redlegbob
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Tasty dishes (seafood trio especially), great drinks/wine, and service with a smile; and all with no wait. Combined that with window seats on one side and the TVs tuned to the football games on the other made for a fabulous Saturday dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • G8food
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Service was so slow, our appetizers were served on time but our entrees took over an hour.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prepare for a-la-cart
    BJinVA
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Prices have gone up and the quantity down, everything seems to be a la cart or additional costs to change a vegetable. Not what we remembered. Salmon was overcooked. Usually a manger would come over if food was sent back. They did allow birthday cake from outside, so that was a bonus.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Atmosphere Good for Business
    RichB
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The private booth areas are great for a quiet business meeting. The food was great, and the service was excellent - our service attentive to our needs, but respecting the fact that we were having business discussions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Blinky
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Excellent food and service that made for a very enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food
    Shyguy
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We had a great time, good food and were not rushed at all.The waiter fulfilled all our needs and we had no problems.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Step above Red Lobster
    Happynow
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Always thought this restaurant was a high end place. The service was excellent, but the food....vegetables tasted precooked, I had the seafood trio....shrimp were small and over cooked. The plate was soaked in butter and the salmon was like Burg king special. We would not come back to this place!!!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • You get what you pay for
    Picky
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Little pricey, but classy atmosphere and fine food! It may seem expensive to eat at often, but you definitely feel it was worth every penny by the time you walk out the door.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I have eaten and several locations of this chain. The food is always reliable and good. At this location specifically the service was awful. Our reservation was for 7:15 and the table wasn't ready until 7:45. The highschool kid working the reception desk said "it would be ready in a few minutes". He was clueless. The waiter was unprofessional and wasn't trained well. The wine I ordered was out of stock. We weren't informed of that until seconds before the food arrived. I would not go back to this location. It was clear that no one was in charge or cared about the service.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    After the two of us were seated at a table set for four we waited 35 min before any wait staff acknowledged our presence.No water, no offer of a cocktail,and no removal of extra place settings.The waitress did not know what beer was available and never bothered to check . Asked for an IPA and a glass of the 'featured' wine. The restaurant was out of the featured wine, and we were told there was no IPA.After physically going to the bar ourselves,after another long wait ,we saw that they had 2 IPA's on tap! The unresponsive waitress poured ice tea into our water glasses and begrudgingly went on her way. We asked for the bill and departed the restaurant never to return again.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great as usual
    MmsmVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We often go to McCormick & Schmick's and have never been disappointed. The service was slow this time (we found out that it was the waiter's first night - understandable), but nothing to go crazy about. We love the place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Labor Day Special
    Be4theshow
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I was attracted by your ad for steak and lobster. My party of four all had that special and we were all pleased with that choice.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • needs management to wake up
    Formerhappypatron
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Service was very slow by a server who would have been acceptable if he were working at a street vendor. My party did not appreciate his less than refined service. McCormick and Schmick used to be a pleasant up-scale local restaurant. Now it seems more to be a crude corner bar.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice evening
    JMC008
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Value was very good (special steak 'n lobster), service was very good+, food was well prepared and tasty
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good choice
    PinkShirtGuyVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Usually pretty consistent place to eat. We both had the special they were running, Beef medallions with Lobster tail, and it was good. Service was a little slow considering it wasn't that crowded but not too bad.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    friendly
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We always have enjoyed eating at this restaurant. The service is great and the food as well. It is a nice restaurant to take friends out to lunch or dinner for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth the prices?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Our dining experience was, generally, favorable ("Good" by your measures). I rated the noise level "Energetic" because of a small but boisterous birthday party in another room that was often distracting. My main point is value - I think their prices are high for a chain restaurant compared to other steak, seafood, or both chains we frequent. Drink prices were also high but I've gotten use to such prices living in the D.C. area. I don't like it but I've gotten used to it. This is not a restaurant I would frequent. It was nice for a special occasion we were celebrating but I think my dining dollars would go much farther without any diminishment of quality or creativity someplace else.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Craig
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We had a great table, thanks to manager Craig..we was great!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FfxDn
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Service was relatively slow. Food was mediocre at best. Really wish I had chosen somewhere else.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Consistant Over the Years
    KimK
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    My extended family have been coming here for special occasions several times a year for the past 10 years. Always great service and always happy with the food. If something is overlooked, the staff is quick & courteous to make it right. Will continue to dine here in the future. It is a solid choice for my family.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great meal
    HarryMargaret
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    we love this gem. every wednesday we do happy hour and twice a month use dining room
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Out of special...
    Somewhatsatifisfied
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Waitress was unaware one of the specials was not available. Two of our party had to choose another selection. A third party had to choose a different side, again after the order had been submitted, as they were out of a particular type of "mashed potatoes." What they did have to serve was very good. This was a Sunday evening at 7:30 and the restaurant was half empty. :/
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love It!
    JanetVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I was shocked to see some reviews complaining about the service. We eat there every few months and have NEVER had a bad experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.