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Open Road Grill - Falls Church

4.6
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476 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Open Road is inspired by American culture — our passion for music, our love of the outdoors, and the spirit of the open road. Come as you are — suit or shorts, loafers or flip flops. Our kitchen team sources the freshest ingredients to create quality seasonal food. Our beer list celebrates local, craft breweries. We have an extensive whiskey and bourbon collection, and we feature handcrafted cocktails that change with the seasons.

At Open Road, we honor the tradition of a cold beer, live music, and fresh food with friends and family every day. Stop by and make yourself at home!

**Our patio and dining room are now open at 50% capacity! **
Reservations are only available for the dining room. Patio seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Visit openroadgrill.com/keeping-you-safe for information on how we are are keeping our guests and team safe.

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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
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 476 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.4
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4.5
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipcharnria
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great time at open road

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time. We look forward to hosting you again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food5service4ambience2

As much as I love the food and the friendly staff, unfortunately we were sat by a large party (about 15 people) that was not following the restaurants mask policy and were walking around without a mask on when they left the table. When we let management know they told us they hadn’t seen this behavior and argued with us rather than reprimand the group.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Great experience and ambiance, food was ok. Hit and miss on the food. More traditional bar food is best option.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on September 15, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience and the ambiance. Thank you so much for your feedback on the food. We look forward to hosting you again soon!

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vipcharnria
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience at open road merrifield.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on September 12, 2020

Thank you for joining us Charnria! We are so glad you have enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to hosting you again!

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vipkjkc
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience5

The server/bartender wasn’t really attentive. It was hard to get his attention and he didn’t really come by to the table during the time my friend and I was there. I think overall he came by twice without us having to get his attention. He didn’t give us utensils even after we ordered. The food was good but the service didn’t match the food quality.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on September 12, 2020

Hello, thank you so much for joining us. We are so glad that you enjoyed the food. However, we are sorry to hear about your experience with the service. We will be following up over private message for an opportunity to learn more.

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vipKarmstro
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed sitting outside in the tent. Even when an evening thunderstorm passed though, we were comfortable. The ruby mule and lettuce wraps were delish! Busy venue but Covid precautions seemed in place.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on September 8, 2020

Thank you for joining us for dinner on the Patio! We are happy that you enjoyed our Ruby Mule and Cobb Lettuce Wraps. We look forward to hosting you soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Lacey was a great waitress.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 31, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed Lacey's service.

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vipheidi
London
22 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 31, 2020

Heidi, thank you for joining us! We hope to see you again soon!

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AnneL
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, great service, and wonderful atmosphere!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 31, 2020

Anne, thank you for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you again soon!

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vipWeekendfoodie
Washington DC
52 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fresh and hot. Waiter was very attentive. Nice cocktails and beer.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 31, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food, drinks, and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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AllisonC
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delicious cobb salad wraps!! My friend loved her steak tacos. Enjoyed dining out on thier patio. Very pleased with the whole experience.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 31, 2020

Allison, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the Cobb Lettuce Wraps and Steak Tacos! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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vipSarahD
Dallas
18 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good food and friendly service as always!!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 17, 2020

Sarah, thank you for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and service. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipIreneZ
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a perfect dining experience.Food & service & protocols & social distancing were excellent.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 17, 2020

Irene, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food, service, and felt safe joining us! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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DCds
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The food was quite good, but there was an approximately 20-minute span from when the server brought our drinks and then happened to pass by our table again. During that time, we stared at our sodas which had no carbonation in them hoping we could flag her down to change them out for us. After we successfully got her attention and fixed the drink issue, it was another 10-15 minutes before we saw anyone again and finally got our food.

Again, We all enjoyed our food, but I’m just not a fan of waiting 30+ minutes to get it when the restaurant wasn’t even half full.

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HappyGirl
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good social distance in the outdoor dining, however there would be intermediate times of a heat breeze (thought it was from their overhead heat lamps). It was not. Hot and sticky the day we ate there. The fans were on but not all working. Food is very good in taste and good size portions.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 10, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us and for your feedback! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and felt safe joining us! We will be sure to pass along your feedback regarding the fan. We hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Food was delicious and felt comfortable with social distancing.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 3, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are happy to hear that you felt safe and enjoyed the food. We hope to see you again soon!

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Colin
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was fantastic as always. I love the fish tacos, best I have found in the Northern VA area. My wife loves the burgers and the roadhouse wings. All goes well with the Tropic Thunder IPA. Will be back soon!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 3, 2020

Colin, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the fish tacos, burgers, wings, and Tropic Thunder IPA! We hope to see you again soon.

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Tessa
Charleston
7 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience1

It was incredibly loud. And food was not as good as usual.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 10, 2020

Tessa, thank you for joining us! We are so sorry to hear about your experience and will be following up over private message to learn more.

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TimothyC
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing restaurant with great service. I will definitely be going back soon.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on August 3, 2020

Timothy, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the service and we look forward to seeing you again son!

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vipBarbde
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The table right next to us had 12 people sitting shoulder to shoulder, which is not allowed under the current rules!

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Sensational
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a classic place to eat in Falls Church, VA. My wife and I love eating here. Order the pop corn chicken. Its a winner!!!!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on September 4, 2020

Thank you for joining us. We are glad that you and your wife enjoyed our Chicken Bites. We look forward to hosting you soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite places. We eat here weekly!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on July 27, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so grateful for the opportunity to serve you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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vipcharnria
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience as always with open road. One of my favorite places.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on July 27, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Danielle
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Open Road is one of our favorite local spots. Consistently good food and service. Great spot for a date night, family dinner or happy hour.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on July 20, 2020

Danielle, thank you for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Covid safe!!! Felt comfortable/safe for entire dining experience and food was amaxinf

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on July 6, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you felt safe during your time with us and hope to see you again soon!

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AndyS
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Beautiful patio with delicious food and great service. My only complaint: the draft beer was warm.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on July 6, 2020

Andy, thank you so much for joining us and for your feedback! We'll be following up with our team to address your feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed the patio, food, and service. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food and drinks were delicious! Service was uncharacteristically unfriendly.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 30, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and drinks but are so sorry about the service. We will be following up with our team to address your feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pleasant experience. Great food, attentive service and good music.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 30, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food, service, and music. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and a relaxing atmosphere
Plenty of room to spread out and still enjoy yourself

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 30, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipAroundDC
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as usual! Really adapted well to COVID. AND the best bacon around!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 30, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us and feedback! We hope to see you again soon!

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DebraW
Richmond
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Lots of parking and love the vodka mojito!!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 30, 2020

Debra, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food, service, and vodka mojito! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Friendly and attentive service. The food was very fresh and delicious!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 30, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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vipIreneZ
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place. Food is diverse, delicious & service excellent. So glad they are open outside

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 23, 2020

Irene, thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and service and hope to see you again soon!

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johnr
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

The patio seating was bar table only and the chairs were uncomfortable, but they were happy to move us inside and it was great from there.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 23, 2020

John, thank you for joining us! We are glad we were able to move you inside and hope to see you again soon!

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MarshaE
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first dinner out since the virus started! Great overall experience.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 23, 2020

Thank you so much for your support and for joining us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed everything and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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michelleg
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

doing a great job with COVID guidelines. social distancing, wearing masks/gloves, etc.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 23, 2020

Michelle, thank you so much for joining us! We hope you felt safe and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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vipAroundDC
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first trip to a restaurant since COVID. Excellent experience. Super clean. Super friendly!!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on June 15, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us and for your support! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food is always outstanding!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and service. We hope to see you again soon!

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CindyW
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Small plates are great!!

Open Road Grill - Falls Church
Responded on March 9, 2020

Cindy, thank you for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the small plates. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall2food4service3ambience4

The hostess said there was no handicap tables yet there were seven available. Kept trying to get us to sit at a high top which is impossible for my mom. Maybe teach the hostess better in how to handle handicap situations. As the tables filled later no one was handicap that came in so I am still confused how there was nothing available for 25 min when we first arrived. When I made a reservation in open table we got seated right away. Doesn’t make a lot of sense.

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Open Road Grill - Falls Church does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now. Open Road Grill - Falls Church also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (571) 395-4400.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church is rated 4.6 stars by 476 OpenTable diners.

Open Road Grill - Falls Church does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.openroadgrill.com/gift-card/.

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