Barrel & Bushel

4.3
621 reviews
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Contemporary American
We want our neighbors and guests visiting us in Northern Virginia to experience our region’s growing craft food and beverage industry. Purchasing local and creating handcrafted elements wherever possible, Barrel & Bushel embraces the philosophy of serving handmade, handcrafted, and hand-harvested food through a menu of regionally-inspired American food. Our food is complemented by our barrel-forward drink selections, completed by 22 local and regional craft beers on tap, more than 30 bourbons, and a wide assortment of unique wines and handcrafted cocktails that will satisfy any palate.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff, led by Chef Dan Dienemann and General Manager Amy Giles, are beer enthusiasts, wine lovers, spirit specialists and food fanatics. Stop by for a great time and meet Chef Dan, Anthony and the team. Barrel & Bushel is located in the heart of Tysons Corner’s business district on the Tysons Corner Center Plaza. Barrel & Bushel is open for business.
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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Best Easter dining experience! Kids went home with a beautiful chocolate egg. Great value for the quality of food and service.

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NA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a great experience. We were seated immediately up9m arrival. Our server was attentive and service was prompt. We were ordered the meatless meatballs as an appetizer. They were great but very filling. Glad I only ordered the soup for a meal. My husband had a Bowl which he said was good but somewhat bland. The restaurant is noisy so you do have to talk loud, but the food, service, and location all made it worth it.

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CJ
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This is great place for a quite brunch! Look forward to going back soon.

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LS
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Highly recommend Barrel & Bushel for a weekend brunch place. The food was very good and the service was great!

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KB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

Service sucks

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B
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

A very nice venue for an upscale brunch, if you feel like a bit of a splurge - it is the restaurant of the Hyatt Regency at Tyson's so expect hotel restaurant prices. The food was excellent, buffet fairly minimal, but eggs prepared very well. Very nice locale, with big windows overlooking the plaza on top of Tyson's. It was a very convenient location to start a morning of shopping at Tyson's. Parking Garage E is a very short walk.

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MA
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Quality food along with great drink selection. Service in past has been spotty, but this time was great and attentive. Great happy hour specials, but also louder than usual during that time.

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a
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always have a great experience at Barrel & Bushel. The customer service is fantastic and their food never disappoints. The atmosphere is fun. Especially on a beautiful day or night!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time going for dinner, had gone for brunch several times. Really enjoyed the scallops and cod. Nice and relaxed time with family.

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VD
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

The host that was outside was not very nice and helpful, came off very rude when was asking about the reservation I had made. Basically cut me off and said "we don't make reservations for the outside." And continued to help the waiter that came up to ask her a question. I had to ask her where I need to go to find out about my reservation. The host inside was very nice and seated me right away. The waitress took very long when it came to taking our orders, asking for the check and even returning our check. She seemed too busy and focused cleaning the empty tables around us and in between cleaning them barley checked up on us and after 10-15 mins of when she gave us our check I had to flag her down to get her attention for her to check us out so we could finally make it out.

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TH
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

I was hoping to be there for brunch/lunch however we were too early and ended up having breakfast. The omelets were just ok, nothing to write home about. I wish I would have tried the salmon toast or the avocado toast instead. In my opinion the brunch/lunch is much better.

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DW
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service! Try the deviled eggs, delicious!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really good food and even better service. I don’t remember the young lady’s name who served my Mom and I but she did a great job. She brought food and drinks out on time and checked on us regularly.

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OT
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Loved it! Incredible service and everything was delicious!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Waiter was not responsive to our table. Chatted lots with staff and not waiting on tables or paying attention. Vegetables were hard as rocks.

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M
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 5ambience 3

Very very loud and I am not very sensitive to noise. This was very off putting especially since there is an outstanding culinary expert in the kitchen.
Being a food and travel editor for a magazine with a million readers a day, I sometimes get noted or recognized. This may have ended up being a problem as when all the choices arrived so did a lovely, handsome gentlemen named Lane. By the time we finished chatting the avocado toast was a soggy mess and inedible ( I am sure it could have been good), the salmon sliders were cold , but the excellent steak was saved by the sizzling iron grill.
Perhaps when I return to the US, I will try this place again. I can see there may be some superb tastings ahead.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was good, nice menu, nice drinks. Restaurant is loud. Look forward to warm weather dining.

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TH
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a large group and we were seated and served promptly. We were never rushed and the food and drinks were great.

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BG
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Lunch time. Service was good. Except when I order a Coke, you should tell the patron you only have Pepsi. Don’t try to pass it off.
The food was just not that good. I ordered a shrimp dish that no where said it was peel and eat, so it was a messy disaster. Deviled eggs were good. Smoked salmon sliders were not good at all. Ambience was awesome though.

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T
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 5

I ordered a buffalo chicken sandwich and mine was drenched and I mean drenched in buffalo sauce and it was only after eating the soggy mess did I realize that my friend’s dish (and she ordered the same thing) was a nice crispy chicken with a drizzle of of the buffalo sauce, so I basically was just eating soft buffalo chicken soup with bread. I couldn’t even take the rest to go because it was a mess! The coffee, which was 4 bucks!! Was just water with a touch of coffee in it. It was So weak and pointless to even have on the menu if they can’t make it right. The staff was nice and the guy who brought our food out was awesome but our waiter was so so and forgot about us when it came time to pay. We waited for about 15 mins longer after we asked for our check.

Won’t push to go back here anytime soon. Sad because I had higher hopes for this place.

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WF
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a 9:30 brunch reservation, service was prompt and food was delicious. I thought it might be loud given how the restaurant was set up, but it was perfect for catching up with those I was dining with.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great time, as always

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V
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 5

Service all the way from the host to playing the check was poor. Host took forever, server rushed us. When the check came never saw the server again. Had to pay through the manager that didn't seem to care. No one cares about you in this restaurant....

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BZ
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 4

Worst tasting food I've ever had in my entire existence

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d
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Very bland food, it’s simple food... simple food can be delicious if it’s executed correctly. No flavor, No love, No Chef?

Sent two dishes back, was very disappointed. Ordered a steak mid rare and it came blue... don’t know what that is? Google it.

Service was very bad, the guy that helped me had a language barrier and had no idea how to sell or explain the menu. The fact that he asked me two times if we wanted cheese on our vegan burger was just ridiculous. I legit explained to him that vegans do not eat animal products, and cheese is an animal product. He said... “ohh”
Really? Port training. He still got his 20% tip, it wasn’t his fault. Management sucks and so does the Chef. Wouldn’t be surprised if this place flops. Won’t be back.

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OT
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Fantastic service, the staff made sure we had everything we needed and wanted.

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AP
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Not a fan of forced communal tables but it wasn’t too bad. Our server was great. Ordered the pretzel to share (excellent) along with the grilled romaine salad (ok). Dinner was pub burger for him and chicken sandwich for me. Both were good, fries were great.

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AM
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It's a good location for gatherings with friends, both in terms of location and in terms of accommodations

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NS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

B&B sits on top of the Tyson's Hyatt promenade - along with Eddie V's, Shake Shack & others. We ventured in for date-night on Friday and it was packed with a mix of hipsters, millennials and families. So, a pretty eclectic mix. The restaurant is open-themed and trendy with a lively bar and standing tables. The food selection, especially the small plates was broad and diverse and the quality of the food was outstanding ( Pub Sliders, Smoked Aubergine and Crab-Avocado toast all get two thumbs up here). We only wished the noise level was a tad lower, which we wanted for our Valentine's Day dinner - but all in all a great place ! Will be back to sample the brunch !

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OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Restaurant is located inside the hotel. The server was a bit forgetful, but he was very nice. Food was well proportioned and flavorful. Another waiter recommended the Delmonico over the Flat Iron because the fat content brings out a better flavor. The Flat Iron Steak that we ordered could have been seasoned a little better to get a nice char. Our preparation request was Pittsburgh medium and we had to salt and pepper it a little.
Overall the food was good, and I would recommend.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great for dinner and we plan to come back to just enjoy the bar and order sliders.

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JL
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

It was hard to find/get to if you aren't familiar with the area. Super loud due to happy hour. Appetizers (crab/artichoke toast and chicken sliders) were decent although the toast was a bit soggy. Of the 5 of us there, 3 of us had an entrée salad. Salads were just OK, bland. Tomato soup needing seasoning. A friend had the tomato/burrata sandwich another had the turkey salad sandwich, both enjoyed them. Be aware that the restaurant does not split checks into more than 4 and does not accept more than 4 credit cards (5 of us were there and could not split check down the middle with 5 credit cards). Our server wasn't good. Dumped tea on my leg/foot, didn't clean up the floor from spill and although he brought me a napkin for my leg didn't see overly apologetic about the accident. He barley stopped by table/not attentive, would catch him watching TV when we needed something and were trying to find him. 4 times tried to get his attention to give him our payment, final time he kind of rudely walked past and put his finger up telling us to hold on (honestly, the guy wasn't busy enough to warrant that). Would go again to try something other than the soups and salads but won't rush back any time soon.

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was good for the most part, server was somewhat inattentive. Slightly disappointing to not have any brunch beverage specials.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

It was a nice experience, I was out with my girlfriend and at times it was difficult to have conversation but we don’t have a problem with at but some may

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OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

We had a great time for my friend’s birthday. We ordered small plates and thought everything was pretty good. The sliders, Frito chile, and tater tots were highlights. Our server however was not the best. He seemed annoyed and distracted. A female server at an adjacent section was very nice though.

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M
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Very noisy. Took 1 15 mins to get food. No apologies ir accommodations made by staff.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good place, good food!

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G
Washington DC
49 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was amazing! Friendly and attentive.

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HV
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 4

We got our food before our drinks, but the food was deliciously bougie. We shared appetizers: cheeses, tuna lettuce wraps, and crab avocado toast. The tuna was very flavorful, certainly the aphrodisiac. Strong drinks!

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AK
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderfully innovative menu in a very cool, loft-like atmosphere. Only downside is the noise, but that's what you get with such a popular place. Had the salmon and fried rice, both of which were delish, particularly the salmon.

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