Nostos Restaurant

4.7
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$31 to $50
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Greek
A fine-dining Mediterranean restaurant that couples the freshness of traditional Greek cuisine with a modern white-washed atmosphere. The walls are adorned with old black and white photos of Greece, a nod to our namesake, which is the origin of “nostalgia.” Our healthy menu has guaranteed returning customers and consists of daily fresh fish, popular lamb dishes, and several vegetarian selections. The Aegean-inspired airy ambiance makes Nostos a romantic choice for a date night; while our private room options make it ideal for special parties or corporate events.
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4.5
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4.4
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1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We enjoyed the food and the ambiance. We were shocked upon receiving the check and noting one of our meals had been double charged. I would be disappointed if this discovered to be common practice.
I recommend, if I may, the waiter/waitress review ticket thoroughly before presenting to the client.

HC
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great restaurant. Terrific service. The sea bass was flaky, tasty, extremely well prepared and presented on a bed of delicious spinach and rice. Outstanding!!!

HO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience1

The service was absolutely abysmal. Would not go back because of waitress

R
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I generally like Nostos but this experience was not very good. The swordfish was over cooked and the moussaka tasteless.

e
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Nostos is a beautiful restaurant and the service was good. The food overall was taaty, but not exceptional for the overall cost and portion size.

JB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We love this place. Always a good meal with good atmosphere. They are creative and the menu always has something new to try.

MC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best restaurant in the area.

GK
Washington DC
50 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in Tyson’s area. The only problem is deciding which of the many delicious offerings to order.

SL
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Late afternoon lunch much quieter. Very Nice time.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my wife’s surprise birthday, everyone from the owner to our server from the moment we arrived made every effort to make this night special and they sure did make it special! 😊 and of course the food was amazing 😉

V
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a terrific meal and experience. Excellent food.

E
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The four of us had a wonderful Greek meal at Nostos.
Thé moussaka and avgolemeno dojo were like my grandmothers cooking.
Others at the table enjoyed the bronzino, lamb shank, and lamb chops.
Lovely atmosphere and grest servis.

TD
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience3

The good was tasty, but service was inattentive and extremely slow. Two hours in, and we didn't even make it to the dessert course because we had to pick up the kids from babysitting.

NR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food is always consistently delicious and great value for the price

BL
Washington DC
28 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excellent as always. This is a go-to for business lunches - and a great place for social dining as well. Food is always prepared perfectly and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend.

KA
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I am regular customers I know the management and the service team there are honestly excellent and doing their best

DL
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was wonderful. I highly recommend.

OT
Washington DC
229 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely the best Greek place around and fantastic overall.

g
Washington DC
73 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of my favorite restaurants for a mid-level special occasion. I love Greek food and they make it special. Love the flaming cheese appetizer. My friends who went there for the first time said they had a great meal.

MS
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We tried the grilled octopus, the lamb shank and the rockfish, the food was simply delicious. The wines by the glass are a bit steep in price. The ambiance was great and our server was attentive. It was a Tuesday and they were pretty busy. Overall, we enjoyed out dinner experience.

J
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, wine, and ambience make for an all-around excellent experience. Expect the freshest fish, consistency, and an amazing value for money.

s
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

I was excited to finally try this place, so I took my mom for her birthday. Service was slow but got better through the night, food was ok, little ambience if you are in the main dining room, and really loud. Don't think we will return.

WD
Washington DC
60 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nostos remains as a high quality restaurant with reasonable prices and excellent quality fresh product menu selections. Service is always attentive without being intrusive.
Always a good choice. Reservations recommended.

CC
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is terrific, the ambience is beautiful, and the service is impeccable.

RG
Washington DC
43 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely dinner with great service and excellent Greek food. The service was very helpful but unobtrusive, just perfect for catching up with friends. We especially enjoyed the salmon and the lamb shank, with several delicious salads to start. Looking around the dining room, it seemed that everyone was happy. I'm not surprised.

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful evening and the atmosphere and food was superb!

SH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Service was very slow. Party of 8 sat down and did not get waited on for 10-15 minutes. Had a refill of water glasses before a waiter came. Remainder of dinner was the same slow service. Food is great.

AM
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nostos has excellent food, especially when it comes to seafood. The service and atmosphere is always outstanding. A favorite for business lunches and dinner anytime! Highly recommended!

WT
Western NC
4 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Halibut was delicious. Perfectly cooked and quickly served

JP
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit and we will certainly try to come back.

AH
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Ate here after flying in from the UK earlier in the day. A little tricky to find but a very nice interior, excellent staff, swift service (which suited us as we were a bit knackered) and most importantly of all really good food, some might find the portions a little small but for us it was fine. Only here for 5 days so won’t go again on this visit but definitely will again if we come back to the Tysons Corner area.

B
Washington DC
77 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The hype is real; the food is delicious, well cooked, presented and overall worth the trip and the money. Highly recommend for any function, to include business or date night.

DU
St. Louis
11 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food and service were delightful - it was so noisy we had to almost yell at each other to be heard. That detracted hugely from what was otherwise a lovely dinner.

BL
Washington DC
28 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great as always!

P
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

They seem to get better with each visit we make. Grilled octopus, the special eggplant appetizer, and jumbo prawns...all amazing this night. The branzino was +++. Also, we especially enjoyed visiting with Panagiotis at the bar before dinner. Thanks for a great evening.

OT
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

true greek food, simple with great ingredients.

D
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal this evening. Service was the best we’ve ever had here thanks to a great waiter by the name of Jerry! Love the ambiance in this restaurant. They also make a delicious Lemon Drop martini.

n
Washington DC
27 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was fantastic. Zucchini w/ tzatziki was amazingly delicious. We ordered the lamb chops, swordfish and manouri salad, all were very food. For dessert, we ordered baklava.

Our server gave us a great recommendation on wine. Host gave an option about seating which I thought was upfront and professional. In general most prices were fine. Though very tasty, I thought the lamb chops (entree) and baklava was overpriced.

OT
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Waitress was not attentive and had too many tables had to keep asking for stuff to be done not acceptable for Nostos status

WW
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attractive, elegant yet relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Even when all tables were occupied the noise level was low and conversation was easy. The service was attentive without being intrusive. The food was excellent. Everyone liked the traditional moussaka, delicious and the portion was large enough to share. Strongly recommend anything with swordfish!