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Scion Restaurant Silver Spring
1200 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Hours of Operation:
Daily: 11:30am - 11:00pm
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Scion Restaurant is excited to open it's second location in Silver Spring, Maryland in April 2013! Construction is complete at 1200 East-West Highway and we look forward to opening day!
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Brunch was nice, but our time
morphed in to the lunch arena, where they play much louder music. While the music is to my liking, I'll keep in mind to schedule "family brunches" for an earlier time slot. Food was quite delicious and I like the portion sizes. (Not too big-who needs a 4 egg omelet?!)"
Dined on 7/27/2014
took out of town family for
brunch, got there just as it opened for the morning. very nice staff, interesting brunch menu. will definitely go again."
Dined on 7/27/2014
This tucked away restaurant has
something for everyone. A spectacular beer list and remarkable food just gets things started. We knew we had stumbled upon a hit when we saw fried pickles as an appetizer. The salads were excellent, and the fish was cooked to perfection. Our friends had the chicken and the risotto dishes, and claim they too were great."
Dined on 7/26/2014
We had dinner for the first time
and the food was great. We didn't care for our server. Do not buy martinis or any drinks where the price isn't listed. They charge you for a shot then up charge you for the olive juice or whatever else goes into your drink. 2 martinis was more expensive than my entire meal."
Dined on 7/20/2014
My husband and I met some friends
for brunch. Our waiter was really friendly, and the food was good. Something to note is that the salads on the brunch menu are the size of side salads, where the other menu items were pretty large portions. Everyone at our table commented on how small the salad was. The rest of the food was great."
Dined on 7/13/2014
Found Scion via OpenTable and was
not disappointed. Our hostess/server was excellent and our crab cakes were fantastic. Will, in all likelihood, return to sample other items."
Dined on 7/12/2014
I found Scion through Open Table,
looking for a Saturday night reservation. Scion's reviews were all positive and a quick look at the menu confirmed our decision. We had a great time - our server was friendly and attentive without hovering, gave suggestions for beer, wine, and food, and was knowledgeable about the menu. The food was delicious - we got the Honey Glazed Brie and the crab dip, both of which were phenomenal. My husband and I both tried the LBJ Mac and Cheese, and have found a new favorite - though next time I think we'll share. That was a huge serving! Overall very pleased with the experience, and looking forward to going again!"
Dined on 6/21/2014
Wonderful experience! Looooooved
the food and service (Lucas was great!). Will definitely be back!"
Dined on 6/20/2014
There were six of us on a Saturday
night. Service was perfect - warm, friendly and honest. Better yet, the food was terrific. We ordered the glazed brie, fried pickles and spinach dip to start. All were really good. I usually find a spinach tip too heavy for my taste, but this one was rich without being gloopy. The brie was satisfying and tasty. My party ordered the salmon, steak au poivre with mushrooms, lobster, bacon and jalapeno mac and cheese. All were uniformly delicious. Definitely will be back. Probably my new favorite in Silver Spring."
Dined on 6/14/2014
Scallops and risotto were very
good. The Caesar--not so much. The servers were friendly and attentive. "
Dined on 5/29/2014
We decided to leave our area and
travel to Silver Springs Scion because it was written up as a great new place. Our server was distracted at best. First she never brought a kids menu as asked. The food too forever to come and when it did I was given the wrong meal. The server had entered my dinner selection into the computer incorrectly. She offered to have the correct meal made but my family finished their meals before mine ever came. On a positive note the food was good once it was delivered."
Dined on 5/17/2014
Scion was good, but not great.
Food was definitely good, but again, nothing special. Service was friendly, but a little slow. We made last-minure reservations and were given a table away from others, which was great. Would go again, but isn't necessarily a top choice."
Dined on 5/17/2014
For the price of steak and eggs I
wiil have thought the rib eye steak a better size. It looked like it had been cut in half. Look more like skirt steak While there a painting group came to set up. Felt rushed"
Dined on 5/11/2014
I have been here several times.
The food has always been very good, very consistent. The service is the hardest to predict. Our most recent visit was for Mother's Day. The staff was clearly ready for the day and the crowds that it brings and yet somehow our table felt neglected. We were not very demanding (two waters, 1 iced tea, 1 appetizer, 3 brunch entrees) and yet the drinks took a long time and the appetizer as well. Everything tasted great and I will certainly be back. I just wish the service could be improved just a bit. The noise is always fine, you can hear the people at your table speak. They beer and wine lists are terrific and the menu is interesting. I recommend, just hope you have better service!"
Dined on 5/11/2014
My husband and I had dinner at
Scion this past Saturday. We had a wonderful meal. Started with "Second City River Water" cocktails. This may be our new summer drink! Vodka, lime, cucumber and cilantro - extremely refreshing. And scallops on white beans. The white beans were billed as spicy, but at first seemed a little sweet; the spice followed, but pretty mild. Husband had the crabcakes which were delish, and I had the duck pasta. Not really a warm weather dish, but I'd read someone else's rave review, and had to try it. Glad I did; it's a great dish. Ended with a piece of key lime pie in a toasted coconut crust. A perfect sweet ending to a great meal. We'll be back! Ambiance very nice; service friendly; manager came by to check on us. A+"
Dined on 5/10/2014
Excellent vibe and very
friendly/accommodating staff. Highly recommend this place to all my friends."
Dined on 5/10/2014
Having driven past it literally a
hundred times, we finally dined at Scion. Parking is challenging; this section of the street is not zoned for entertainment, but it is worth the extra few hundred feet for a parking spot to stop in for dinner. The food is not extraordinary, but was very well prepared, and the menu had a number of varied selections. We will definitely return again; a neighborhood gem."
Dined on 5/3/2014
The first time we tried to go
Scion was closed for a private event. We went back a few days ago and are glad we gave it another try. They have a nice beer and wine menu from which to choose. Happy hour prices are a great deal. My duck ragu was outstanding. My husband's risotto was good enough that he'd have it again, but he agreed my meal was stellar. Our waitress was friendly, helpful, happy, and knowledgable. No complaints - definitely worth the short walk from our apartment."
Dined on 5/2/2014
I had the LBJ Mac & Cheese.
Service was really fast. It was not crowded when we were there but definitely seems like a place that will be hard to get a reservation at in the future."
Dined on 4/5/2014
I had a great time at Scion. Great
beer list(even though two kegs had kicked), good food (the garlic herb fries were great). I would go back sometime later in the summer."
Dined on 4/4/2014
Familiar with the Dupont Circle
Scion, this Silver Spring setting - though much less hectic with better parking options - was a disappointment. Apparently, brunch is a new thing for them. There is no table of cut fruit and other goodies, yet. So everything is strictly off the menu. Initial server seemed to have been given an apron that day (didn't know the menu). Second server was charming but our order got mixed up. When my omelette finally arrived it was great. The brie appetizer was skimpy for two and not particularly tasty. So: they have a long way to go to measure up to Dupont Circle. Keep trying... fast."
Dined on 3/30/2014
We went on a Saturday night. They
were not crowded. Most of the food was delicious. The croquette appetizer wasn't that great. However, the burger and the risotto were delicious! I think the place was missing a bit of charm though, but otherwise enjoyable experience."
Dined on 3/29/2014
The food was good and the
atmosphere was relaxed. It was a nice find on a busy Saturday night when we didn't want to wait more than an hour."
Dined on 3/29/2014
My only real complaint is that the
server initially forgot to enter my order so it took my entree a little long to arrive. However, as soon as she realized her mistake, she alerted a manager who ensured my food came out as quickly as possible. It wasn't a huge deal because I was hanging out with an old friend and we were in no rush, but for someone else that could have been quite the imposition. Food was yummy and both happy hour wines are well worth the 5 bucks a glass. Would return in a heart beat."
Dined on 3/27/2014
This was my second trip to Scion.
The first visit was for dinner, which was excellent! The salmon was perfectly cooked and the potatoes & grilled broccoli were delish. Went back for lunch with fingers crossed and was not disappointed. It was an early lunch that lasted well past the lunch hour. Our server was cordial; and we weren't rushed out of the place even when everyone else was gone. The portbello panini was exquisite. Great selection of beers and single malt scotch. Great service & really comfortable place. SO happy we found this hidden gem."
Dined on 3/25/2014
Went on a Sunday night and was
happy it was not crowded at all. The food was definitely delicious. They were short staffed but the bartender who doubled as our waiter was knowledgeable and alert. Not a small feat because the bar was overflowing and busy."
Dined on 3/23/2014
Everyone at our table was
delighted with the delicious brunch entrees. Two diners went with the Lobster Hash, which came highly recommended by a friend, and they were not disappointed. The build your own omelette was nicely prepared (with several interesting meat and vegetarian filling options) and complemented by yummy thin-cut fried potatoes. Fair warning: if you get the french toast with sliced bananas, you may have others trying to snag a bite from your plate! Only challenge at this time is parking. The private garage behind the building was not open at 10 am on Sun, and the manager said the attendant there keeps a spotty schedule. A garage across the street (by NOAA) may be an option. Do check ahead what's open weekday vs. weekend."
Dined on 3/23/2014
We went to Scion for a business
lunch. The staff was friendly and easily accomodated our group of 9, even bringing out a second waitor to take our orders. The food was good. Didn't rush us out. Overall great experience."
Dined on 3/11/2014
The food was very good, nice size
portions, good value. The bartender was concerned that the beer my friend ordered was a bit off that night so the server brought it and a taste of an alternative. Never seen that done before!! Was glad we were early enough for happy hour since wines are a bit pricey, especially given somewhat small pours. Disappointing dessert selection, but we were pretty full anyway. Will definitely go back."
Dined on 3/10/2014
The rockfish shrimp is wonderful
and so is the strawberry shortcake. Mixed drink specials are fun and we've been several times, the service is always good."
Dined on 3/7/2014
We went to Scion for Brunch. The
menu selection was awesome. It was hard to decide what to get. The portions were just right. Our party had the crab cakes benedict, which were amazing, the lobster reuben, which was equally delicious and two really yummy omlettes. The servers and staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. It was a great experience. Other than the fact that parking isn't that abundant, I will definitely return!"
Dined on 3/2/2014
Scion has a great new location in
Silver Spring. They had a great Saturday brunch, which is hard to find in this area. Overall, the food was tasty, appealed to a large group (including young diners), and affordable. Their pitchers of mimosas were a hit!"
Dined on 3/1/2014
This was our second visit which
featured a "Tap Takeover" from the Flying Dog brewery of Frederick. Excellent selection of draft beers and dinner specials confirmed our earlier conclusion that Scion knows how to please a wide range of tastes: from the hard-core beer drinker/burger eater to the teetotaler vegetarian. Well done!"
Dined on 2/27/2014
My family and I chose Scion
(Silver Spring) because I've enjoyed their bar before. They're menu isn't big on brunch like meals, but it gets the job done. The service was excellent even after half of the party was delayed an hour and there was a chip in the beer cup. Food was great (as always) and my parents enjoyed the craft beer."
Dined on 2/22/2014
Scion is a nice addition to Silver
Spring. It is a casual restaurant with good food. I requested a private area to sit in because I was meeting with a friend to discuss business and Scion was very accommodating. The owner came over to the table to make sure we were satisfied with everything. I will go back."
Dined on 2/19/2014
There seemed to be a number of
discrepancies and little accommodation or understanding. The website had advertised a happy hour of 1/2 priced drafts on Sunday, but when we inquired, they said it wasn't on the website. It turned out they had just taken it down, but there was no apology. Also, on the beer menu it says that a full is 12 oz for the beers we ordered, but when the beer was served it was in a small snifter (maybe 6 oz.). This is a rather deceptive practice."
Dined on 2/16/2014
The only thing that was really
lacking about the restaurant was the service. However this was not the fault of the servers, when the servers were able to make it to our table they were very courteous and responded to requests promptly. What I did notice was that there were 2 servers for the entire 20+ table seating floor. It seems the management is trying to save a few bucks on servers by keeping the minimum on shift."
Dined on 2/15/2014
The restaurant is dominated by an
extremely noisy bar. The food is just ok. We tried the chicken yogurt and steak frites and both were just OK - nothing to rave about. The wine selection is adequate but prices are rather high for poor quality wines."
Dined on 2/15/2014
Food is amazing. Went for
Valentines and other occasions. Only critique would be - for such a high level of good taste - wait staff could look a lil more "neat" - not feeling the jeans look - and a couple pictures on the wall would be a lil more warming. However, if food is your main objective...cant go wrong. Everything I've ever ordered is great!"
Dined on 2/14/2014
This is a great place for a
neighborhood hang out. We had fun. It is a bit noisy. Nice beer list."
Dined on 2/7/2014
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