Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Reston

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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant combines modern, casual dining with award-winning, handcrafted wines. Our menu features fresh contemporary-American fare infused with flavors from around the world. From appetizers to desserts, each dish on our menu is listed with a bin number to help guide you to your selection’s perfect wine match. In addition to dining, Cooper’s Hawk offers a full-service bar, private party spaces, and Napa-style tasting room with specialty gift store, where guests can enjoy sipping and sampling wines in a traditional winery setting. Sourcing the highest quality grapes from the best vineyards around the world has earned Cooper’s Hawk a growing list of more than 200 wine awards. Most recently, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants was selected as “Hot Concept 2010” winner by Nation's Restaurant News and MenuMasters winner for the category of “Menu Trendsetter” in 2013.
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JC
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful Friday lunch, combining great food and casual atmosphere. We have been watching our weight and enjoyed the lower calorie options menu.

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Need to make sure food is served hot vice cold

Q
Denver
23 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good meal and drink with outstanding service by Cindy who represented the restaurant well - personable, efficient, and quite knowledgeable. Check-in problematic as we received an email that we didn’t show for our reservation and had actually advised the hotness of our name and that we had an open table reservation.

S
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Wife’s birthday, had reservations. Seated on time. Had chopped salad, very good. New York strip for main course. Ordered Med rare, received medium. Steak was flavorless. Mashed potatoes tasty but served cold. Vegi’s as well. Wife had steak salad, she enjoyed it, but didn’t feel well later?

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was outstanding!

L
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was able to spend time and not be pressured.

OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Nice place for a good meal on the patio. Great option if you are Reston but don’t want to deal with the Town Center.

M
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved the special desert for our birthday celebration!

L
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was good, we good flavor and good temperature. The reason why my rating is a 4 versus 5 star is primarily due to slow service.

OT
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Some people get drunk and loud. Tables are too close together

T
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

A bit under staffed but a fine dinner.

JC
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Blake was our server. He was excellent with great manners and humor.

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was really good and the wine selections.

MV
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food at this restaurant was outstanding, and our waiter was wonderful. And I thought the selection and quality of wines was fantastic.

BS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Enjoyed a good meal and a great glass of wine. The waiter was friendly and the manager made sure everything was good.

AF
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Always a good time at Cooper's Hawk! Food was slow coming out this time, which isn't normally the case, even on a busy Friday evening, but our waiter was great, the food was delicious, and the wine was wonderful.

R
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 2

Doubtful we will return to Coopers Hawk. Granted it was a Friday night during NOVA Restaurant Week, but it was extremely noisy. We had to lean in across the table and lip-read to carry on a conversation. The Restaurant Week menu was very generous with appetizers, entrée and dessert. However, the appetizers were poorly served, with 15 minutes from the time the first arrived to the time the fourth person received theirs. Furthermore, the food runners had no idea who ordered what. We asked that the table of four would be served all entrees at the same time. They were, but mine was cold, not warm, not cool, but cold! The S’More dessert was an excellent end. There are too many places to get good food, professionally served to give this place another chance.

L
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Tried here when they first opened and was underwhelmed but went twice this week - WOW. Overall food was excellent, appetizers to die for! My meal of crab cakes was fishy tho :( Service went beyond fantastic, fun atmosphere. I am a big fan now!

DD
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The lunch was good (ordered off the Reston Food Week menu), particularly the lobster and crab bisque.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nate our waiter was extremely attentive and courteous as well as making excellent wine and food recommendations

JS
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Worst Experience - Slow Slow Slow Loud Loud Loud Large portions of Mediocre food However the Waitress was Pleasant when she manages to show up .. . Never Again!!!

AA
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Pleasant friendly service, wine was surprisingly good for the price, appetizers were great especially the ahi tuna being one of the best I’ve had, entrees were decent, very nice dessert options. You get a lot of quality food and drink for the price so it’s worth checking out, will definitely be back

KH
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

I always have problems with slow service at this location. Food was good with large quantities but we waited at least thirty minutes after we were done for the waitress to take our dessert order. Four of our party had opted for restaurant week menus that included dessert. It was at least another thirty minutes before we got our dessert to go, plus they were out of the chocolate cake. Then it took a while to get our check. The restaurant is very noisy but we could at last here each other towards the end as most of the tables around us had left. I don’t understand the poor service. I even asked a manager several times about getting our desserts.

BG
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Cooper Hawk has a variety of appetizers and entrees to please a wide variety of people. They has have excellent wine pairings with all the foods which were very good. Service was very good and the waiter provided good service

AH
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food, good service despite how busy it was. A little noisy for our groups liking though.

CR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Did not realize that it was "restaurant week" in Reston when I booked. The restaurant was crowded and diners were loud. They had a fixed price menu available which was quite reasonable. The appetizer (Southwest egg rolls) was excellent and the serving very generous. I should have stopped there. The entre gnochi with pancetta, mushrooms, and parmasan was overly salty and the gnochi were chewey. Dessert (creme brule) was acceptable, but nothing special. Wines were good, although the salty entre affected the enjoyment of the chardonay. I see lots of potential for good dining and excellent wine at this restaurant. Just not during restaurant week.

OT
New England
5 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 5

We have gone here several times without issues. This past time the service was very slow, waiter hard to hear and our appetizer cold. Diner was great but took forever.

RB
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice experience, with wonderful recommendation of wines - delicious food. Noise level was a bit high

OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Celebrating the birth of our first grandchild!! Joshua, our server made us feel very special!!

R
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Service was excellent. Food is usually very good and was this evening.
Restaurant tends to be very noisy, making conversation difficult.

S
Richmond
22 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service by Paris and the flatbread was great!

K
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved our waiter. Think his name was Nate. Great food as always!

MH
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service!!! We really enjoyed sitting outside and thought it was a wonderful dining experience!

BD
Richmond
25 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

We asked to sit outside which may have been a mistake. The service seemed slow on Saturday night. We’re not quite certain if it was the norm for a Saturday night but definitely a bit slower than usual. The food seemed alright, delicious but perhaps impacted by the wait staff having a little too much on their hands there by causing things to wait. The food was still tasty but not quite the norm we’ve come to expect at Cooper’s Hawk.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service! Briea? Gave us an excellent and enjoyable wine tasting at the wine bar. Her energy and charisma were a great start to a wonderful evening. Our server was prompt, professional, and very funny. Bisque and Calamari were both superb. My date loved her mojito. Will definitely be back and thank you for showing us a wonderful evening

OT
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I do not ordinarily give 5 stars across the board but Copper’s Hawk nailed it!! I suggested this restaurant to my co-workers so I was hoping for a good experience. Everyone walked away fully satisfied.... thank you for exceeding our expectations!

DP
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as always!!

KC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We love Cooper's Hawk and are wine club members there. I do wish their selection of menu wines would change periodically. As club members, we're able to get a class of whatever wine is offered that month, but we'd be able to do that in a tasting so I'd love to order my flight selection with new wines to try. The food is always wonderful and our server last time was excellent, as usual. My only complaint is the noise level is quite loud.

FH
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Loved the food and ambience as always, my friend's birthday was a wonderful occasion for us to celebrate :)

L
Austin
19 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Reasonable prices and good food. Did not find menu to be culinarily exotic. There were 5 in our party and as a business group it worked well to cover the diversity of the group.

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