Mon Ami Gabi - Reston

4.4
5099 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Mon Ami Gabi in Reston Town Center is open for indoor and outdoor dining.

For your health and safety, our policy is that all guests and employees must wear a mask when entering, exiting and moving about the restaurant, and interacting with staff.

Just a few notes to help make your meal with us an enjoyable experience:
-Reservations are encouraged for indoor dining as seating is limited.
-Patio dining is on a first come first served basis.
-We have installed the AIRPHX Filtration System that eliminates bacteria and viruses (Coronavirus, Norovirus, MRSA, Staph and many other harmful organisms) in the AIR and on SURFACES 24/7, achieving hospital grade levels of disinfection!
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 5099 people are saying
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Innik
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Getting together with friends or a date is awesome.

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vipPapa
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Superb food served by Steve, a highly skilled and professional waiter. Mon ami Gabi is one of our all time favorite restaurants. If you haven’t eaten there, give it a try; you’ll be glad you did.

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JessicaG
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was lovely, the waitstaff were very attentive and friendly. It was a bit loud, but not obnoxiously so.

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Bill
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The duck confit was excellent. Escargots burgogne were tender and fresh (i.e., not oily). Frites were very good, crisp with a tender inside. Truite almondine was a bit underseasoned. Steak classique and steak au poivre were done well. Overall a good experience.

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Jayjay
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Steak was so good it melted in my mouth!

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hillwill
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary dinner and so happy to have an outside dining experience right now. Our server went out of her way to make us feel special!

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vipFifali
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and very tasty. Service was a little slow but very friendly.

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Kelly
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience2

waiting more than 40 minutes and no one come to check to us, food came but forgot my soup, then forgot my spoon,..... food was good, but service need to be improved.

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vipemmcee
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best cocktails I'm town! This place can make some mean martini's and the food is just fantastic, love this place

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RickR
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and wonderful food. Our table all had steaks and frites. The steaks were cooked just like we ordered and were so flavorful (and hot.) The frites were outstanding! We'll be back.

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ColbySmyth
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible steak frites.

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DavidG
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Overall our visit was disappointing. While the salad was good, soup was cold. Fish was good, side items were lukewarm. The filet medalionms were excellent, but the frites were awful. The firites were of McDonalds quality cut and overly brined. Service was marginal. The entree arrived and the salad plate had not been cleared. The server that brought the entree did not seem to know what to do with the salad plate.

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vipCarnivore
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Wonderful place for brunch and lunch; a local favorite visited often.

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the gabitini- great martini! Steak for dinner and omg best steak I’ve ever had in a restaurant! The waiter was super nice and made great recommendations. Can’t wait to return!

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JamesM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great time. Good food. Wait service was excellent.

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vipLivingVA
Richmond
33 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Disappointed at lack of real vegetarian options on menu. Effectively salad was only option. No vegetarian specific dish offered for entree. All fish, chicken or beef.

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MarkT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

This is a great bistro in a charming location with outdoor seating on a plaza, but the food is not always top rate. Good service and ambiance make it worthwhile.

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sket
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Delicious brunch. Our server came to the table and took drink order than disappeared for a long time. We had to ask the manager to send us a waiter to take our order. Food came and was very good. Our waitress showed up after food was delivered with our drink order. We had already received drinks from the waiter who took our order.

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Juliette
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

nice seemed like the waiters were fitting over the table.. unprofessional

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ExtraNapkins
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

The food was pretty good but the service was terrible. The host seated us at a dirty table on the patio and brushed food off the table onto the chair I was supposed to sit in. We sat there for a few minutes before someone showed up to clean the table. Our first waiter was not bad but at some point she said she was getting my friend a steak knife and we never saw her again. Another waiter said he would bring our dessert menu but never came back. We eventually found another waiter and asked for the check, and he brought the dessert menu.

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JAMESD
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience3

We had to wait 20 mins to have someone wait on us at our table. People coming after us got waited on first. The place was very empty. Then the butter was contaminated. Ugh
Disappointing. You try to support your local restaurants : you would think they would make it a wonderful experience. It was disappointing.

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MaiVo
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Bread is too hard & chewy. I don't know why being charged for bread?

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Food and service are good although sometimes they act like they are doing you a personal favor getting you some bread and butter. Which you now pay for so it’s not a favor. Prices seem to have crept higher but that seems to be going around. Food is good but sometimes I with their menu had a little more choice. Outdoor seating great in any weather.

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vipClinton
Washington DC
78 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great early dinner! Will be back

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vipGeorgeM
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night out. Great service, food, cocktails and atmosphere. Hostess, wait staff and Managers were all friendly and helpful. We’ll definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience4

Formerly solid restaurant now disappointing post COVID

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vipKeithB
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always.

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vipsylvied
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love it always. My favorite place!!

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vipCompany123
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely to sit outside under the fans and eat delicious food

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Innik
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice food, as usual.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Service was less than par. Salmon was over cooked when the temperature was requested med rare.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

We went there tonight to celebrate my father’s Birthday. We really liked the ambiance, but the quality of food and the service were really bad. We ordered a burger, steak and some seafood. Overall the quality of seafood was acceptable, but the burger and the steak were really bad. The burger came burnet outside and completely rare inside, even though we asked for a medium-we’ll burger. We had to wait for 15 minutes for our server to come and check our table to change the burger. Then we waited for another 20 minutes for the new burger. That being said, one guest at the table had to wait for about 40 minutes, for the burger, while everyone else was working with their food. The steak came super cold and chewy, and not the even close to the quality of steak that you would expect from a good restaurant. Overall we did not enjoy our visit, and we will not come back again for sure.

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PaulS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Overall, the food was good but way over priced. The last time we were there, the price for a steak was $19.99 now it's over $28.00. The biggest disappointment was the fries served with the steak. The potato fries used to be shoestring and now they are servicing regular fries. Not as crispy and not as good. Also, they used to give you free bread, now you have to pay for it. The value for the meal is not what it used to be.

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vipMark
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience5

It’s tough to find restaraunt employees now. My service expectations reflect this fact. 45 minutes after sitting we got our soup and salad. Both literally takes a minute to prepare. Apparently the kitchen lost our “food ticket.” This is not a lack of employee problem but a server and kitchen staff process issue.

Then the kitchen rushed the entrees. 1/3 of the mussels we ordered had not opened which is because they were undercooked. The kitchen staff has to look at the food before it leaves the kitchen.

The staff apologized and adjusted the bill. That was appreciated. Much better if you screwup, don’t compound it.

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LisaH
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We were disappointed in the Brie crepes as it did not indicate that they were literally smothered in sauce. The other crepes were also not terribly hot. Overall though, a good meal and a beautiful way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always. The manager works his tail off to make sure all guests are tended to and satisfied.

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vipPageH
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is delicious and service spot on !

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

This used to be one of favorite restaurants during the last 10 years in Reston —but oh my, has the quality gone down! The service was very poor. The wait staff meant well- but seemed very amateur on how to serve and attend a table. Dirty plates were left on the table as we began a new course. The food was not good. The halibut was very expensive and very dry. We will not be returning here

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Innik
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice food, nice service and overall good time.

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ChrisH
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food was decent but the beef Wellington could have used more seasoning. The fact that it was a specialty meal made it more disappointing that it wasn’t as flavorful as expected. I do recommend the escargot!

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You can order delivery directly from Mon Ami Gabi - Reston using the Order Online button. Mon Ami Gabi - Reston also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Mon Ami Gabi - Reston also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 707-0233.

Mon Ami Gabi - Reston is rated 4.4 stars by 5099 OpenTable diners.

Mon Ami Gabi - Reston does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.leye.com/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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