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Best American Restaurants in McLean


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A photo of J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - McLean restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • McLean
Booked 54 times today
J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood in McLean is renowned for its delectable steak cuisine, with numerous reviews praising the restaurant's culinary expertise. The steaks are repeatedly described as "tender and juicy", "cooked perfectly", and "top-notch", testifying to the restaurant's dedication to delivering succulent, high-quality steak. Notably, customers are satisfied with the service quality, often commending the staff for being efficient, attentive and competent. Additionally, the steak and seafood selections like the crab cake and lobster tail also come highly recommended. Despite the challenges posed by COVID, the restaurant has managed to maintain its standard, making J. Gilbert’s a recurring choice for many diners, and a local favorite.
A photo of Founding Farmers VA: Tysons restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 153 times today
Recognized for its remarkable contribution towards American cuisine, Founding Farmers Tysons has received praise for its wide selection of freshly prepared dishes that redefine traditional American fare. The restaurant offers an extensive menu featuring American classics such as steak, pancakes, farmhouse waffles, and even a twist on the classic apple pie, which according to one reviewer "defines the meaning of being an American". The quality of the food, coupled with the restaurant's mission of sustainability, is highly valued by patrons. Many reviewers have commented on the excellent service and the restaurant's tranquil, yet contemporary atmosphere. Whether it's for breakfast or dessert, Founding Farmers Tysons showcases the best of American cuisine, making it a beloved culinary treasure in Washington.
A photo of Earls Kitchen + Bar - Tysons Corner restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 45 times today
Earls Kitchen + Bar - Tysons Corner is highly praised for its superb American cuisine. Patrons consistently emphasize their satisfaction with the wonderful food and service, as well as the great ambiance. The restaurant's adept chefs serve delectable meals, with specific mention of the delicious salmon and sirloin dishes. Several reviews noted the knowledgeable and engaging service, with waitstaff like Sarah and Ivan offering tailored recommendations that did not disappoint. Whether for brunch, family date nights or special occasions, Earls Kitchen + Bar apparently never fails to provide a memorable dining experience. The glowing descriptions bear testimony to its status as a favourite dining spot in Tysons.
A photo of Wren restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 21 times today
Wren is a vibrant cocktail bar & restaurant at The Watermark Hotel, part of the exciting Capital One Center! Enjoy culinary delights from Executive Chef Yo Matsuzaki and a curated cocktail menu and wine list. Chef encourages patrons to share menu selections in our plush lounge. Our garage entrance (labeled Hotel & Event Parking) is on Capital One Drive North – across from Capital One Headquarters. Drive through gate, up ramp, and park on 4th or 5th floor. Proceed to guest elevators and press 11-Lobby/Wren on the digital elevator panel. A friendly reminder to bring in parking ticket to be validated at Guest Services. Please contact Nicole.Gosselin@TheWatermarkHotel.com for availability on parties of 8 or more.
A photo of Seasons 52 - Tysons Corner restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 35 times today
Seasons 52 at Tysons Corner serves excellent American cuisine, as recognized by the bevy of positive reviews left by satisfied customers. Notably, the food is praised for its freshness, creativity, and portion control, with no entree exceeding 475 calories. Standout dishes include the Lobster and Fresh Mozzarella Flatbread and the wood-grilled rainbow trout, while the mini desserts like Espresso Panna Cotta are just right for capping off a meal. The attentive and personable staff contribute to the dining experience, making Seasons 52 a must-visit for those craving quality American fare amidst a comfortable ambiance. Servings are described as "less salty" than other American restaurant chains, indicating a careful attention to health, and a meal at Seasons 52 is consistently dubbed "a pleasure".
A photo of Wildfire - Tysons restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 27 times today
Wildfire - Tysons, located in Northern Virginia, is hailed as one of the best American cuisine restaurants in the area. Dedicated to providing a superior dining experience, the staff's exceptional professionalism and attentiveness receive constant praise from reviewers. With a wide variety of offerings, the menu is filled with delicious American classics like steak, burgers, salads, and even a prime rib french dip, claimed to be one of the best in the D.C. Metro area. Their consistent quality is highly commended by patrons, leading one to host their wedding reception there. The steak specifically, particularly the filet mignon, is noted for being "a simple cut of high-quality beef, cooked perfectly with a lovely char". The accommodating service and excellent food keeps customers coming back time and again to Wildfire - Tysons, making it a landmark of American cuisine.
A photo of The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 65 times today
The Capital Grille - Tysons Corner is renowned for its Steakhouse cuisine, consistently praised in numerous customer reviews for the superior quality of its food, ambiance, and service. Many diners have hailed it as the "best steakhouse" in the NoVa and DC metro region, often returning for special occasions and celebrations. The restaurant is particularly prized for its Kona rubbed NY steak, cooked to perfection and noted for its delectable hint of coffee in the rub. Also boasting an excellent wine list, professional, attentive service, and a comfortable atmosphere, The Capital Grille has carved itself a place among the top-tier of steakhouses.
A photo of The Falls restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Falls Church
Booked 19 times today
We are a family run restaurant featuring Southern and Mid-Atlantic cuisine. We have taken what we loved about Liberty Barbecue while becoming more vegetable forward and putting an emphasis on seasonal and locally sourced ingredients.
A photo of BlackSalt restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Palisades Northwest
Booked 27 times today
BlackSalt is a treasured seafood haven lauded for its exceptional cuisine. The restaurant has won the hearts of many diners with its consistently fresh and excellently prepared seafood. The standout dish, Sesame Crusted Halibut, is just one example of a menu composed of multiple crowd favorites, including a variety of well-curated oysters described as "the best in years". With its variety, from the seafood tower to the spicy seafood noodle stew, BlackSalt provides a satisfying journey through seafood delights. Reviewers repeatedly hail the high-quality dishes and great service. As one put it, BlackSalt offers "Michelin quality without the hype." This superb dining experience, exemplifying the best of seafood cuisine, is an absolute must-try.
A photo of Circa - The Boro Tysons restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 32 times today
Circa at the Boro offers delicious American cuisine, drawing praise from numerous customers for its exemplary service, quality food, and excellent ambiance. Located conveniently near Wolftrap with ample parking, its highlights include the tender Steak Frites, light and delightful trout, flavorful salads, and unique cocktails such as the vodka mojito. Customers have lauded the restaurant’s attention to detail, apparent in the freshly sourced ingredients, careful plating, and enthusiastic service. Diners also appreciate the diverse menu, patio seating, and the clean environment. Whether it’s for a special occasion or a regular meal, Circa at the Boro seems to consistently impress with its commitment to great American dining.

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Discover best American restaurants in McLean

Discover the heart of American cuisine in McLean, Virginia, a suburban gem nestled near Washington, D.C. This area is renowned for its excellent selection of American restaurants that cater to diverse tastes, from upscale casual eateries to classic steakhouses. Each restaurant in McLean showcases a commitment to quality, with many emphasizing locally sourced ingredients and innovative culinary techniques. Patrons can expect a variety of dining experiences, whether they're in the mood for wood-fired specialties or expertly aged steaks. The dining scene in McLean is vibrant and offers an inviting atmosphere, making it a prime destination for both locals and tourists seeking authentic American dining. With consistently high ratings across numerous review platforms, these establishments not only promise delicious meals but also exceptional service and a memorable dining experience. Whether you're a connoisseur of fine foods or simply looking for a hearty American meal, McLean's restaurants are sure to satisfy your cravings with their distinct flavors and impeccable standards.

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