Stone's Cove KitBar
Stone's Cove KitBar

Stone's Cove KitBar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.stonescove.com/
  • Phone: 7034343615x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Gastro Pub, Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sunrise Valley
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Stone's Cove KitBar
Classic American food with a contemporary twist in a relaxed, upscale atmosphere. We offer small sharing plates with big flavor. Grab some dishes to share while enjoying our highly-rated wine list and hand made original cocktails. Stone's Cove is a warm, welcoming place where guests gather 'round like friends, even if they come alone.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Stone's Cove KitBar reviews from OpenTable diners
105 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (54)neighborhood gem (50)vibrant bar scene (40)great for lunch (39)hot spot (30)good for groups (25)special occasion (17)late-night find (12)great for brunch (8)romantic (7)notable wine list (7)kid-friendly (5)great for outdoor dining (5)Show More
  • I go for the food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The food selections are great, and the portions are smallish - perfect for me. The beer and wine selection is good and with reservations, we were seated right away in a good, part of the bar where we could talk without shouting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun & entertaining
    BigCrank
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I had a challenge - two out of town diners, One a former chef and the other with food "issues", two kids who bore easily and my wife on a diet. I'm so happy I found this restaurant; it met all my criteria perfectly. Everyone was happy, we had a great evening! The food was a bit overpriced and not as interesting as the menu would have you believe. Example: "Upside-down meatloaf cupcakes" were nothing more that 3 meatballs served on mashed potatoes - meh. The pizza-like flatbreads however, were excellent. Service is also a bit slow, but attentive. Still, we liked it, we'll probably return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Get the flatbread(s)
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    First thing on the menu. You will not be disappointed. The chicken kebabs were great as well, especially with the pina colada sauce!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The food and prices were amazing. It is a bit noisy, which we liked, but it's something to be aware of. Everything was portioned perfectly and they worked with us through my girlfriend's food allergies. We will definitely be returning soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sliver
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Good all American food. Nicely redone. Service was quite good. Interesting concept around bar but loud for conversation.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for business lunch
    Bdingell
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    If you have to meet a partner to check in on a project, this is the perfect spot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good concept, good execution
    spazzydancer
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We dined here for a Restaurant Week dinner. No one was leaving the table hungry as Stone's Cove had a four-course meal for the dinner option. The biggest hit at the table seemed to be the shrimp and grits, although my burger was also excellent (served with potato chips). The crab cake was ok, but nothing out of the ordinary. The two desserts, the s'mores flatbread and the luv cones, were quite good, but had a slightly manufactured flavor to them. Also, they have a very limited selection of beers on tap, but their offerings were good. The service was slow due to the number of people. But, it was distracting to watch the action behind the bar. Overall, a very good experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Service
    mrsfoodie
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I went for restaurant week and the menu had a good selection. The server was very attentive. I would go here again.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant Week Lunch
    CriticWannabe
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Very good food in a very loud restaurant with extremely poor service. Took 45 minutes to receive 1st course salad. Never had water refilled without my flagging someone down. Waiter suggested we share dessert even though we were there for fixed price lunch menu. We had to tell him it came with our restaurant week choice. A better waiter would have improved the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • jazzie1801
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Highly recommended by my sister, took a couple of my friends for a going away lunch, good ambiance & service was great, waiter recommended tapa style for everyone to share, mango mojito just hit the spot, the portabello flat bread, lobster popsicle,cobb salad was excellent, we ordered more. We will definitely be back !!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shrimp & Grits are Great
    leroi
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Returned to Stone's Cove for my periodic fix of shrimp & grits. Also split the chicken salad wrap with my wife- it is excellent, too. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • average food&drink
    bigfatpanda
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    nothing to write home about... wish we would have sat outside. VERY overpriced!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place!
    toothgrlVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Me and my husband had a great time as usual. Staff is incredible friendly and food n drinks are awesome!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Most of the menue items are excellent and use the highest quality ingredients. The staff is fantastic and attentive!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun time
    Tomgirl
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We sat at a table near the kitchen/bar where. Could watch them grill the fish/burgers & also by the brick oven. We had several different waiters check in with us thru the dinner - very social environment
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food
    iWolf
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We went late on a Sunday evening, and it was quiet for the most part. Food was excellent; intelligent proportions, good prices, superb flavor. Would very happily go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not our best visit...
    t8teVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    While we usually enjoy Stone's Cove, we suspect that they were a bit understaffed on this visit. Service was very slow and even keeping our glasses filled was a challenge. I hope it was an anomally because we usually enjoy our time there...
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    food was good service terrible party of 4 only one person got entree we were then given our bill without the other 3 entrees being served told waiter and finally got our food
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Selective for Client Meetings
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Next time I make a reservation for two for a business lunch I will request a table. It was way too loud at the bar to have a productive business discussion. Also, my client was on a tight schedule and it took a LONG time for our food to arrive. The food was FANTASTIC. I have been here for dinner and it's great, but I'm unsure about business lunch meetings going forward.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unique Dining
    LunchFave
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Good local restaurant. A little pricey, but overall a good place to eat.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The WORST restaurant!!!
    Diner
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I would never eat here again. The food is mediocre at best. The service is the worst I think I've ever experienced. It took us over an hour to get our food; which, took less than 5 minutes to prepare. The ambiance is horrible. It's like your eating at a bar. The food is cooked & prepared in the middle of the bar. We ordered our food shortly after arriving. We ordered a tomato and mozzarella salad. We watched one guy making a salad just like ours, but it ended up being for another table. Ten minutes later our identical salad finally arrived. Why the same guy couldn't have prepared both salads at the same time given the fact they were the same I don't know. You're not assigned one server, you have anyone you can.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great experience
    Kennyg
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I made a reservation a few days before my group lunch vas changed it a few hours before lunch. They had a table waiting for us. The service was excellent, the food was excellent, and everyone in my party was happy. The only comment is the noise and music were a little loud for conversations.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Another fun night. Unique place... friendly, relaxing, good small plates and drinks. Becoming addicted to the Blueberry Bourbon Sour!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great as usual
    Robert
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    One of our favorite places. The food is always very good. Service can be a bit slow, but the servers are friendly and overall it's a great experience. On this visit we had a very minor suggestion (not even a complaint), but the manager came over, took the time to listen and thank us, and bought us a dessert; it was totally unnecessary for her to do that, but a great customer service response.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food!
    TJay2
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    First time at this restaurant. Staff was nice and very attentive. The three of us had their famous shrimp and grits and LOVED it!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It's like a theme place
    Dotty
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    The steak I ordered was delicious and came out at a perfect temp. The concept is different and it seems to inflate the prices. Since all servers are also bar tenders and cooks and they don't seem to have designated "tables" we waited awhile to have our order taken. It seemed sharing the tables part of the communication wasn't all there. Over all, I wasn't impressed with the menu. I would eat there again if a member of my group wanted to, but it wouldn't be my first choice or on my suggestion list.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice in the suburbs
    Novadining
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    The deco is eclectic. The cooking is done in the middle with a large bar surrounding the kitchen so people can watch. The service was quick without constantly interrupting. The menu had some unique items. We had the portobello flat bread, which had balanced flavors. The catch of the day was red snapper which was well cooked. The asparagus served with it were firm but tender.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Food was good. Shrimp and grits was tasty, as was the tuna appetizer. Service was prompt and friendly. Only comment is that there few standalone tables - most seating is around (expanded) bar type counters. That is OK for one or two people, especially at lunch. But, it does not permit a more "private" setting if people want to talk privately.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Celebration
    tomahawk
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    It was a very enjoyable experience. We were greeted warmly, the staff was friendly and efficient throughout, the food was outstanding, and the price was more than acceptable. They went out of their way to make my wife's Birthday memorable. I highly recommend the Herndon Stone's Cove KitBar Restaurant.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great menu choices!
    007Foodie
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    The fish tacos were delicious. I'll be returning to try many other tempting menu items.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another great time!
    DiningOutIsFun
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Stone's Cove KitBar is a great place to get some really good food. The grits are the best I have ever had and I'm from the south so that is saying a lot! Watching them prepare food is a really great concept. Thanks for another great meal and a wonderful time!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Near Dulles airport
    AermayVIP
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Delicious, fresh, and inventive. Loved the small plates and the crab cakes were amazing.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent as Always
    acj0001
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    Stone's Cove provides top-notch service. All servers are there to assist you, as opposed to the traditional restaurant where you are assigned a single server. The food menu is relatively small, but I imagine most will find something that suits them. The quality of the food is excellent. I have tried roughly half the entrées and have yet to be disappointed. The kitbar is a must visit if you are in the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always amazing
    TeamJZVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    My wife and I have been going here regularly since they first opened and it gets better every time. Many restaurants get comfortable in their ways but the crew at Stone's Cove keep introducing new menu items, new events and new ways to make customers happy. i can't say enough good things about the food and the staff. Keep up the great work and we'll keep spending our money with you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great, fun dinner.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We took visiting grandparents there -- we had a great time ordering lots of different things. The food was excellent and there was a fun cocktail menu. The service is great and diners can watch the servers prepare the food. The place is a little noisy; otherwise great.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Foodie Spot
    1foodie
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Great restaurant for a low key night. Your table is literally around the bar and you get to watch all your food being prepped and made. The food is outstanding. I have been 5 times and never had anything I didn't like. The drinks and food are hand crafted. I love it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, unique experience
    ashburn9
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Really nice menu to select from. I'd consider it Modern American food, which borrows from everything that is trendy right now (flat breads, sashimi, etc).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Usually better service
    t8teVIP
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Food was great, but service could have been better. I don't know if it was because they were more crowded than usual on a Thursday night, but we really weren't "feeling the love" on this visit. We had to flag down servers for empty glasses and to place orders. Only once did someone come by and ask us how we were doing; all other interactions were when we flagged someone or someone came to deliver us food or beverage. Food was good. Hamburger sliders were amazing. Always a fan of the Macinac flatbread, which didn't fail to please. And so glad they will still serve the edibations - they aren't on the menu anymore, but they still do them and they are the best!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service is slipping fast
    ShushYall
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Stones Cove had a really unique concept. The kitbar, with the chef-tender who took your drink and food order and cooked food as well as poured for you...and food prepared as you watch. Unfortunately new upper management with eyes on btm line pushing for faster table turnover are not watching training. New hires are not tending their guests well and just the opposite is happening. Drinks not refilled, orders not taken. Food is still good, but the old comradarie with the chef-tenders is gone. Don't know the names any more. Neighborhood joint feel is gone.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent as usual
    jjms
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    We have been going to Stone's Cove since it opened about 1-2 times a month. They have always had great food and service. Best place for a fun night out in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.