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Grace's Mandarin

4.5
2685 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Asian
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Grace’s Mandarin presents a fusion of modern Asian inspired dishes with a flair in a casual and elegant ambiance. Come and enjoy our fresh and impressive selection of sushi, paired with one our Sake selections. Our intimate lounge features stylish cocktails along with an extensive wine & champagne list. Grace's Mandarin features spectacular views of the Potomac River, in the heart of prominent National Harbor, located across the street from the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center and across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, just minutes from Old Town Alexandria and Washington, D.C. Come and view our three-story waterfall and our 33-foot Buddha will heighten your dining experience with us. Thank you and we hope you will enjoy your dining experience with us.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Asian, Sushi, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Open Daily at 11:30 am, Lunch Menu available till 2:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Sunday from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Full dinner menu is available throughout the day.
Dinner:
Sunday-Thursday until 10:00 pm
Friday-Saturday until 12:00 am

Happy Hours: Monday thru Sunday from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Excludes Holidays.

Full Menu Available for Carry Out.
No Deliveries.

Dress Code: Business/Smart Casual.

Offering gift card rewards! Please visit our website for further details.
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Phone number
(301) 839-3788
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Orion Chen
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Catering
Our exclusive Mezzanine is available for private or semi-private parties, dinners up to 50 people, or cocktail receptions up to 65 guests. A semi-private area with a panoramic view of the Potomac River. Larger semi-private spaces are available, please call us to inquiry.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Waterman Passage
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Parking details
Public Parking all other times, nearest parking garage, Mariner Garage.
We do not validate parking.
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Entertainment
We are not featuring any live entertainment.
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Special events & promotions
Spend a night with the one you love at Grace's Mandarin on Valentine's Day, Sunday, February 14th 2016! Enjoy a $75 per person Four Course Pre Fixe Menu (excludes tax/fees).

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Come and join us for our Happy Hour with half priced small plates, half price on sushi, $5 draft beer, $5 hot sake and select cold sake, $7 signature drinks and martinis, and also half priced select bottles of wine. Monday through Friday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

*Dine in only, excludes holidays, cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers, excludes sushi from chef's selection, some restrictions may apply

Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2685 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.6
ambience
4.0
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

This is a very busy restaurant, although there was a line to get in we were seated immediately, The ambiance is perfect, like the service we received. I ordered way too much so took a doggie bag home, heated up the ribs the next day, still as delicious as the night before. We visit the DC area once a year and I insist on a meal at Grace’s when in town. LOVE this restaurant.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Awesome service, and food....is now one of my favorite restaurants...

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Excennent service and delicious food! The rockfish was great.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

32nd anniversary dinner with family. The decor is impressive, the staff attentive, food good.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent choice for a great date night! Loved the atmosphere and good customer service. We were sitting across the street watching the Potomac and Capital Wheel, saw this place had a crowd of folks trying to get in. I told my love that I have the Open Table app, let me see if I can reserve a table... we were in and seated less than 20 min later! They even accommodated my special request for a table near a window! If you love all things Asian (food, decor and amazing hospitality) then Grace’s Mandarin is the place for you!

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Fillet mignon main wasn’t fillet mignon at all and at £39 very over priced. Cloudy bay was not cold enough initially and only cooled down after being in ice. Food overall was ok but absolutely not worth the price and never mind an attempt to overcharge us for the kids meals as apparently they don’t do substitutions but failed to tell us that.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Grace's was absolutely wonderful! Great food, great drinks, great place to meet friends. Can't wait to go back!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Superb decor and presentation . Food quality, variety and ambience is 5 Star . Well spaced tables and roomy walkways . Quite nice on all counts . They can easily accommodate large parties without crowding any diners .

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The atmosphere was incredible, even with a couple arguing at the next table. The food was good, but didn’t blow my socks off. Overall, excellent spot to enjoy friends and fam.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Very very different and nice

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The noise was off the charts! I couldn’t even have a conversation with anyone at our table. I didn’t enjoy dinner at all!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

It was my first time and I will be back!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

From the greeting at arrival it was a great dinning experience

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Everyone was very friendly and attentive. The food was good.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We attended for our first wedding anniversary, and the staff made sure we felt special from the time arrived until we left. The food and drinks were delicious and the service from everyone at the restaurant was exceptional.
Would definitely recommend for a special occasion or a fun date night. The atmosphere, decor and amazing views of the Potomac make for the ultimate dining experience.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Perfect as always! Thank you

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Grace's Mandarin has a lovely waterfront view, great decor, totally meant for special occasions or romantic dinners. If it's a big party, be patient, the service can get slow. All in all, a great place. 4.9/5 stars.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Love the food

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Dinner with my bride. Excellent meal, service and flavors. A real keeper. Reminded me that I do not eat here enough. Just was god, that's it, no extra need to be something else.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The server Leah was amazing!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Went for my birthday for the first time, felt like I was on vacation or in Las Vegas! Beautiful atmosphere

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Excellent service. Great food

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Excellent food as always. Service was perfect and it was really quiet because it was on a Tuesday!! Totally love that!!

I have never had a bad dish or terrible service at this place!

Will come again and again!!

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3.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Good food and service we're enjoyed - but a bit pricey. Small hot sake was $12, for an example.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Excellent dinner, sushi was amazing, entree was fantastic, the drinks are delicious and made to perfection. Overall excellent restaurant! We ate on the top level with a gorgeous view of the Potomac and the Ferris wheel. Will def return every trip

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

I took my daughter who loves sushi. We both enjoyed ourselves. We each tried a new entrée and shared. The Shrimp Imperial and National Harbor Fried Rice were delicious. The sushi was perfectly prepared. We will definitely return on our next visit to the area.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

I found this place to be excellent for Asian cuisine. If you are into this type of food. I would not recommend for large parties of 6 or more unless you don't mind sitting at separate tables. They do have a large table that will accommodate a party of 20. Over all the food is excellent. I highly recommend for a date night.

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1.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Not happy at all, was placed on third floor with a small table and saw many tables available. We were a two party and noticed two party seated after us in the main dining area. Food way too salty for my wife and mine was bland. Table next to us had a party of 10 with eight kids that were loud and disrespectful as hell!! Total disappointment a d will not be back.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Every dish was a hit. Portions have become smaller since my last visit.

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4.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Always solid. Lots of attention to detail.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Best Miso soup I've ever eaten. Decor in the restaurant was awesome. Chilean Sea Bass was pretty plain, but the fish was cooked well. Just expected more flavor. Wasabi Ginger Lemon Cheesecake was excellent and like nothing I've ever tasted.

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3.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Starting hot tea was cold and had to ask to reheat. Later when ask for additional tea they refilled the decanter with water and old tea bag - had no flavor and had to guess why - they confessed and then did put in a new tea bag. Calamari with a tasty dipping sauce was a good appetizer. For the main course, the meat and seafood combos were enjoyed by those who ordered them. Two of us got the crispy beef and it came out cold. The other person sent there'[s back and they gave her a new meal but it was missing the shrimp her husband had put on her plate from his meal. We didn't mention that to the waitress. I ate the cold one. The menu said it was spicy but I didn't taste any "heat". That was disappointing because I really like spicy food. We split deserts between the couples. My wife and I got the pumpkin cheesecake and it was delicious. Our friends got the chocolate cake and it had the texture of having water drizzled on it. That seemed strange and they didn't like it. I like the atmosphere and have been there several times. This time was not very good. Not sure if I'll be back.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

THe shrimp pad Thai was not enjoyable. The noodles had a weird smell like they were old, but my friend would not send it back, instead she just ate the few shrimp n left the noodles. Very expensive for small serving size.crispy beef was awesome!😀

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

The food was delicious! We got the crispy beef and the Hawaiian chicken

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great food and location!
I would have given them 5 stars, however the service was extremely slow. Only one server was provided for a group of 20 people.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

I have been going to Graces for years and not once have I been disappointed.
The food is great and the service is wonderful . My husband and I go there for date night and we usually celebrate our birthdays at Graces.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

First time there and was impressed with the service and the food. Our server Ken was fantastic. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Great place and ambience for lovely dinner. Food was creative and tasty.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great value and amazing atmosphere! Incredible decor and very accommodating staff.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

There was a huge party beside us. We wanted to move they were loud but we didn’t want to be rude or waste tome. Great service and Food!

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