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Divan - Virginia, McLean, VA

Divan - Virginia

4.4
4.4
109 Reviews
$30 and under
Persian

Fresh ingredients, clean flavors that stand out on their own, and healthy dashes of some unexpected spice or herb, alongside tried and true Mediterranean dishes, makes Divan Restaurant your new go-to place to gather, savor and enjoy with the people you want to spend time with. Great food and service, plush seating, a bright and airy space and a cozy fireplace equals one extraordinary dining experience! ===

Having a bar with a Happy Hour bites/bar menu alongside a great bar program of craft cocktails, mocktails, wines and beers offers something for everyone—a wonderful way to taste and experience the many flavors of Divan Restaurant! Just minutes from Tysons Corner and DC, located right off of Rt. 123.

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Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Persian, Mediterranean

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Sat 3:30 pm–10:00 pm
    Sun 12:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (703) 712-7309

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Neighborhood

    McLean

  • Cross street

    Dolley Madison Blvd (Rt. 123). Between Old Chain Bridge & Chain Bridge

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Public transit

    Bus 715 at Chain Bridge Road & Dolley Madison Boulevard

  • Additional

    Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access

Popular dishes

Menu

Appetizers (Mazzeh)

combo platter: choose any 3 non-starred appetizers — $22

  • Beet Borani$11.00

    a dip of roasted beet, garlic and creamy yogurt

    • Maast o Musir (Yogurt and Shallot Dip)$8.00

      a dip of creamy thick yogurt and shallots

      • Maast o Khiar (Yogurt, Cucumber and Mint Dip)$8.00

        a blend of creamy yogurt, finely-chopped Persian cucumber & mint

        • Caviar*

          caviar with crème fraiche dollops over endive leaves and water crackers

          • Market Price
        • Zaytoon Parvardeh (Marinated Olives)$12.00

          green olives marinated with pomegranate molasses, mint, finely chopped walnuts and extra virgin olive oil

          • Mirza Ghasemi (Smoked Eggplant & Egg Dip)$12.00

            a smoked eggplant, tomato, garlic & egg blend, served with barbari bread

            • Koofteh Tabrizi (Stuffed Meatballs)$16.00

              Tabriz meatballs of ground beef, tarragon, rice and yellow split peas, stuffed with walnut and prune, simmered and served in a tomato saffron broth

              • Kookoo Sabzi (Persian Herb Frittata)$11.00

                chopped fresh herbs, leek, walnut, barberries and egg frittata, served with barbari bread

                • Kookoo Kadoo (Persian Squash Frittata)

                  freshly-grated squash, turmeric, walnut, barberry and egg frittata cakes, served with barbari bread

                  • 2 Pieces$11.00
                • Grilled Octopus*$17.00

                  fresh octopus marinated with garlic, fresh rosemary, cayenne pepper & EVO, brushed with pomegranate molasses and grilled to perfection, served on a cauliflower & parsnip puree

                  • Shrimp Ceviche*$18.00

                    shrimp marinated in lime juice, onion, cilantro and peppers

                    • Kashke Bademjan (Eggplant & Whey Dip)$12.00

                      a famous Persian dip of blended oven-roasted eggplant, garlic and onions, garnished with whey, sauteed garlic & mint and fried onions, served with barbari bread

                      • Shrimp Divan$16.00

                        3 large shrimp marinated with saffron, black pepper and garlic, grilled and served over a jalapeno goat cheese sauce

                        • Dolmeh Barg (Stuffed Grape Leaves)$11.00

                          stuffed grape leaves with rice, ground beef, pinenuts, raisins, herbs and lemon juice

                          • Hummus with Tahini$10.00

                            served with our special barbari bread

                            • Lamb Skewers* (2)$14.00

                              marinated rosemary and garlic leg of lamb, skewered and grilled to perfection, brushed with pomegranate molasses

                              • Roasted Cauliflower$11.00

                                sprinkled with sumac

                                • Panir Sabzi Wrap$11.00

                                  rice-wrapper wrapped fresh herb medley, fresh walnut, feta cheese, radish and spring onion

                                  Soup

                                  • Soupeh Joh (Persian Barley Soup)$9.00

                                    a delicious chicken and barley cream soup

                                    • Aash Reshteh (Persian Herb & Noodle Soup)$9.00

                                      classic aromatic Persian noodle soup with fresh herbs & beans

                                      Salads

                                      • Salade Shirazi$8.00

                                        chopped tomato, Persian cucumber, onion and mint tossed in a lemon, extra virgin olive Oil dressing

                                        • Salade Divan$10.00

                                          organic mixed greens and cherry tomato tossed with a fresh lemon and basil dressing

                                          • Salade Alamut$13.00

                                            fresh arugula, walnuts, sun-dried dates, pickled beets and crumbled goat cheese, tossed with a raspberry vinaigrette

                                            • Salade Mediterranean$12.00

                                              crisp romaine lettuce with Kalamata olives, Persian cucumber, grape tomatoes, peperoncini, feta cheese and herbs in a refreshing lemon vinaigrette

                                              • Salade Caesar$12.00

                                                crisp romaine lettuce tossed with our Caesar dressing and sprinkled with shaved parmesan, served with garlic croutons

                                                Grill and Chops

                                                Saffron basmati rice can be substituted with choice of: Dill and Fava bean (Bagali) Rice | Barbari (Zereshk) Rice | Herbed (Sabzi) Rice | | Sauteed Spinach, Onion & Garlic | Potato Souffle - +$4

                                                • Koobideh$22.00

                                                  2 skewered and grilled ground beef kabobs served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                  • Barg$30.00

                                                    marinated, skewered and grilled beef filet kabob served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                    • Sultani Combo$32.00

                                                      combination of Koobideh and Barg kabobs served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                      • Lamb Chops Shandiz$39.00

                                                        4 lamb chops marinated with onion juice, saffron, black pepper, and lemon juice, perfectly grilled and served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                        • Chenjeh (Leg of Lamb Skewer)$26.00

                                                          cubed leg of lamb kabob, marinated with yogurt, grated onion, saffron and lemon juice, skewered & grilled to perfection, served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                          • Chicken Skewer$24.00

                                                            cubed boneless chicken in saffron, yogurt lemon marinade, skewered and grilled, served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                            • Jujeh Kabob (Chicken with Bone Kabob)$24.00

                                                              Cornish hen kabob in a saffron, yogurt lemon marinade, skewered and grilled, served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                              • Kabob Torsh$30.00

                                                                a beef filet kabob marinated in pomegranate molasses and crushed walnuts, skewered and grilled, served over saffron basmati rice with grilled tomatoes

                                                                • Ribeye Steak$39.00

                                                                  12 oz Angus ribeye steak seasoned perfectly and grilled, served with sauteed spinach and potato souffle

                                                                  • Grilled Vegetable Platter$20.00

                                                                    portobello mushroom, squash, eggplant, artichoke heart, red onion, and tomato, rubbed with a rosemary and mustard seed-infused oil, grilled to perfection

                                                                    Seafood

                                                                    all are served with choice of: Saffron basmati rice | Dill and Fava bean (Bagali) Rice | Barbari (Zereshk) Rice | Herbed (Sabzi) Rice | Potato Souffle

                                                                    • Roasted Salmon$32.00

                                                                      with a dill and lemon preserve sauce, served over garlic spinach

                                                                      • Mahi Shekampoor (Stuffed Trout)$38.00

                                                                        whole deboned trout stuffed with fresh green herbs, dried fruits and pistachio, baked and brushed with a butter, saffron lime sauce, served over garlic spinach

                                                                        • Chilean Sea Bass$43.00

                                                                          marinated with lemon and saffron, pan-seared and served over garlic spinach

                                                                          • Paella for Two$52.00

                                                                            allow 35 minutes to cook; shrimp, mussels, chorizo and chicken sauteed and simmered with Valencia rice, green & red pepper, onion and saffron

                                                                            • Seafood Pasta$32.00

                                                                              shrimp, scallops and mussels pan-seared and simmered in a marinara and fresh basil sauce, tossed with spaghetti, baked in a parchment pocket

                                                                              Entrees & Stews

                                                                              • Gormeh Sabzi (Herb and Beef Stew)$23.00

                                                                                a delicious stew simmered with a variety of fresh herbs, kidney beans and dried lime, served with a saffron rice

                                                                                • Khoresht Gheimeh Bademjan (Lamb, Eggplant & Split Pea Stew)$25.00

                                                                                  lamb simmered with sauteed eggplant, yellow split peas, tomato, lemon, dried lime and sour grapes, served with a saffron rice

                                                                                  • Mahechay (Braised Lamb Shank)$31.00

                                                                                    lamb shank braised and slow-simmered in its own juices w/ saffron, turmeric, garlic, tomato and lemon, served with Dill & Fava bean rice

                                                                                    • Baghali Ghatogh (Fava Bean, Dill & Egg Stew)$20.00

                                                                                      traditional fava bean, garlic, dill and egg stew, served over basmati rice

                                                                                      • Tahchin e Morgh (Rice Cake and Cornish Hen)$25.00

                                                                                        crunchy savory saffron rice and barberry cake topped with roasted young chicken

                                                                                        • Fesenjan (Persian Walnut Pomegranate Stew)

                                                                                          a sumptuous Persian stew made with ground walnuts and pomegranate molasses — earthy, tangy and deep, served over basmati rice

                                                                                          • Topped with Duck$29.00
                                                                                          • Topped with Chicken Breast$25.00
                                                                                          • Topped with No Meat (Vegetarian)$22.00
                                                                                        • Persian Macaroni$22.00

                                                                                          Persian ground beef ragù (simmered with garlic, turmeric, touch of cinnamon, tomato and lemon juice) tossed with spaghetti and served with crunchy potato tahdig

                                                                                          • Rigatoni with Gorgonzola Sauce$23.00

                                                                                            rigatoni pasta tossed with a gorgonzola cream sauce and sprinkled with chopped pistachio

                                                                                            Sides

                                                                                            • Bagali Polo$9.00

                                                                                              small portion of rice with dill and fava beans

                                                                                              • Sabzi Polo$9.00

                                                                                                small portion of rice with a variety of chopped fresh herbs

                                                                                                • Zereshk Polo$9.00

                                                                                                  small portion of rice with saffron and barberries

                                                                                                  • Maast o Khiar$8.00

                                                                                                    creamy yogurt, chopped Persian, cucumber and mint

                                                                                                    • Torshi$5.00

                                                                                                      pickled vegetables

                                                                                                      • Garlic Spinach

                                                                                                        • Small$9.00
                                                                                                      • Potato Souffle$8.00

                                                                                                        • Fries$7.00

                                                                                                          Last updated: February 1, 2022

                                                                                                          What 109 people are saying

                                                                                                          Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                                          4.4
                                                                                                          4.4 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                          • 4.4Food
                                                                                                          • 4.4Service
                                                                                                          • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                                          • 4.1Value

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                                                                                                          1. BF

                                                                                                            BaharF

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            We had a great experience.Staff was great. Our server, Cyrus gave us exceptional service. We will definitely go back to enjoy Divan’s food .

                                                                                                          2. SS

                                                                                                            ScottS

                                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            ask the waiter to recommend your dishes. this was a fantastic strategy and the food was fantastic.

                                                                                                          3. FF

                                                                                                            FarimahF

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Cyrus was outstanding. He was so friendly and informative. Thanks

                                                                                                          4. L

                                                                                                            Lauren

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            It was our second visit and we absolutely were happy with the restaurant, service and food.

                                                                                                          5. KO

                                                                                                            KathleenO

                                                                                                            Wilmington

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            We really enjoyed this place. The cocktails were great and we especially enjoyed the Middle Eastern Meatball appetizer!

                                                                                                          6. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            We really enjoyed the experience for my friends bday. The food was excellent and our waiter was really kind and service oriented. They kindly gave us a free makhlout dessert. The ambiance of this place is really nice too. I highly recommend this place for unique Persian dishes that you won’t see anywhere else in the DMV

                                                                                                          7. a

                                                                                                            audreys

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            lovely restaurant....... great decor and table settings food and service were both excellent one of the best lamb chops I have ever had waiter was polite and gracious will be back

                                                                                                          8. M

                                                                                                            Maryann

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food2service1ambience2

                                                                                                            The kebab was good but the chrome sabzi was all meat and not much stue the meat also was not good quality it was very tough and Faty, the Soltani kebob was smelly but the kobideh was good, the rice was the world part, it served very pretty but swim in the oil underneath and I had to ask for another rice, we could not eat the rice because had to much oil all over the plate, the owner attetu wasn”t respectful when I asked for the price of one skewer of kebob, at the end, they gave us a bill with 12 dollars extra charge when I told the waiter, I was not finished yet the other guy can with a new bill, it was obvious that they wanted to charge extra and though we would ‘not notice still the second bill was wrong and we had to tell them again, overall it is very expensive to place which does not worth the price at all, I will never go back there.

                                                                                                          9. f

                                                                                                            firsttimer

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food2service4ambience4

                                                                                                            Smelly plate and utensil. rice tooooo oily but tasty. koobideh very dry. mast moosir too sweet and bland. Shandiz very good. Service very good. Ambiance very good. plenty of parking lots.

                                                                                                          10. k

                                                                                                            kianayeg

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service3ambience4

                                                                                                            Divan's food is delicious! My friend and I ordered a Kabob Torsh and a Chicken Barg and both were great. The tahdig really stands out on the plate, and it's just the right consistency. Our only suggestion for improvement would be to have waiters check in on guests LESS often. Our waiter, however nice, checked in on us more than ten times during our meal, and this disrupted the flow of our dinner. Overall, we really enjoyed the Divan experience and we hope to visit again soon!

                                                                                                          11. n

                                                                                                            nahghed

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Slam dunk! My wife and I invited our newly wed friends to Divan to celebrate their marriage. And Divan certainly delivered superbly. Starting with the cocktails, it was obvious we were in for a delicious treat! We ordered 3 appetizers, 3 main courses and 2 desserts. We got plenty of food, one better than the other with such a wide spectrum of tastes, textures, aroma and colors. It was our second time at Divan but it was our friends’ first time. They LOVED everything about our choice of a place to host them: from the way they were greeted and seated to the ambiance to the hospitality of the staff and the proprietor and of course to the superb and exquisite dishes. McLean has always lacked a true fine dinning restaurant. Divan is a fine dinning experience Mclean can now boast about.

                                                                                                          12. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on May 5, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great persian restaurant! The food, ambiance and the service everything is great about this place! They are so friendly. We love it and definitely wanna try everything in the menu.

                                                                                                          13. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on May 5, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great service, excellent food, loved the vibe. Went for our anniversary and the entire staff took notice and really made it a special night for us. Can’t recommend it enough. We’ll be back for sure.

                                                                                                          14. MN

                                                                                                            MaryamN

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Our servers were lovely and attentive. Food was good, won’t say it was the best Kabob Torsh of my life but overall the staff made up for it.

                                                                                                          15. F

                                                                                                            Foodman

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            2nd time here. Loved it the first time, love it even more. Excellent food and service. This is a neighborhood gem.

                                                                                                          16. VS

                                                                                                            VickiS

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on April 23, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Was my first visit and it was a wonderful experience. The food was d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s!!!

                                                                                                          17. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on April 23, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great service

                                                                                                          18. B

                                                                                                            Beth

                                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                                            25 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            25 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 23, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Very attentive service, delicious meal, nice cocktails, a little pricy tho. I ordered a Patron Silver, $18. One of the best restaurants in McLean, I will definitely go back!

                                                                                                          19. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            The restaurant is beautiful and they have crafted a wonderful ambiance, not without mentioning the fast and attentive service. Everyone was very welcoming and truly made our visit an experience! The food was also outstanding particularly the lamb shank. Highly recommend!

                                                                                                          20. H

                                                                                                            Helpinghandtotheowner

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food1service1ambience3

                                                                                                            Disaster, Need complete reorganization including but not limited to a qualified Persian chef.

                                                                                                          21. F

                                                                                                            Foodlover

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food2service3ambience3

                                                                                                            Friendly staff. Food is very mediocre.

                                                                                                          22. DC

                                                                                                            DCTraveler

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            68 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            68 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 6, 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food1service2ambience3

                                                                                                            this restaurant needs a lot of work front og house and back of house. Food was terrible— had to send back cocktail, lamb poor quality and undercooked, stew was watery and jot good. Deserts were good. Service terrible — busboy kept coming to clear plates and we were still eating, 3 of us sat down and he brings one glass of water. Waiter was friendly but annoying. When we complained about terrible cocktail and not happy with food he apologized but did nothing. we’ve eaten at lots of middle eastern restaurants (we are Indian)— many much better choices within 15 min drive.

                                                                                                          23. T

                                                                                                            Terguz

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            39 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            39 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 2, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                            The food and service was very good, the noise level is unbearable, the music was so loud that was impossible to carry a conversation, they need to work with the acoustics. The music should be used as background and should not be so loud.

                                                                                                          24. RK

                                                                                                            RanaK

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on April 2, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Very nice and professional staff Food was well done abs well presented The ambiance was warm and quiet

                                                                                                          25. F

                                                                                                            Farshad

                                                                                                            Minneapolis

                                                                                                            13 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            13 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 2, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Cyrus was amazing. Food quality was good. Barg was better than koobideh. Mahi shekam por was amazing. A little pricy for the kebob but you get your own tadig.

                                                                                                          26. SF

                                                                                                            SuzanF

                                                                                                            New Orleans

                                                                                                            18 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            18 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 1, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Excellent as usual.

                                                                                                          27. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            New England

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 26, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Delicious food and service! Will be back!

                                                                                                          28. j

                                                                                                            jahrock

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on March 26, 2022

                                                                                                            overall1food1service2ambience3

                                                                                                            Terrible experience. Host was rude, sat us at a table for 5 with 2 chairs that were not matched and were lawn chairs.... Did they run out of chairs? Literally almost fell over trying to sit. Host was clearly angry that we requested the real chairs to sit and be able to reach the table!! There were plenty of open tables with the correct chairs not being used! The lamb was tough and the food was tasteless. We will never return, don't waste your money.

                                                                                                          29. JM

                                                                                                            JudyM

                                                                                                            Atlanta

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on March 26, 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food4service2ambience3

                                                                                                            The food is delicious. However, tables are close together and the noise level is very loud. At times I couldn't hear what my friends were saying. Also, the wait staff seemed to forget us. Think the restaurant is working out some kinks with service.

                                                                                                          30. BS

                                                                                                            BetsyS

                                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 24, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Lovely restaurant with a superb staff and interesting menu. A great addition to Northern Virginia.

                                                                                                          31. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on March 23, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Amazing food and great service !

                                                                                                          32. MB

                                                                                                            MBH1

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 22, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Warm and inviting staff, from Dave at the door to Erika and Christian behind the bar/waiting table. The food is wonderful, the atmosphere welcoming and warm. The only drawback is it can be quite loud, as it is a very popular place full of people!

                                                                                                          33. b

                                                                                                            bixie

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            81 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            81 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 20, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            New restaurant in McLean. Lovely interior. Superb Persian menu. Octopus, combo platter, lamb shank, Persian ice cream. All were excellent and beautifully served . A little pricey but worth it.

                                                                                                          34. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Denver

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on March 19, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Wonderful experience! Highly recommend!

                                                                                                          35. DN

                                                                                                            DateNightsMatter

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 17, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Fabulous new restaurant in Mclean. Beautifully decorated and well curated menu selection for Mediterranean and Spanish foods made with delicious, healthy ingredients. Excellent wine and cocktail list. All served by friendly wait staff. Definitely try this place.

                                                                                                          36. A

                                                                                                            Arashk

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on March 12, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service2ambience5

                                                                                                            Everything was perfect except that service was lacking and waitstaff had very little information about the food . When asked about the rockfish, he it is a fish with salt and pepper and no sauce . Or when they serve a combination deseret with I ecream , they poured the lemon juice on ice frame versus the other dessert .

                                                                                                          37. G

                                                                                                            Greg

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on March 12, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great service, did a great job updating the space, fun tapas style dining

                                                                                                          38. L

                                                                                                            Lauren

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 12, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            First time at Divan. The restaurant is beautiful inside and the brick walls make a cozy environment. The waiter Cyrus was amazing and helpful navigating Persian food for the first time. Everything we tasted was very good and the presentation was great. Will definitely return.

                                                                                                          39. e

                                                                                                            evgpg

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 10, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food2service5ambience5

                                                                                                            The food and service were superb. This was our second visit and will be going back in 2 weeks

                                                                                                          40. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on March 9, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Excellent! Will definitely go back. Octopus appetizer was outstanding. Lamb shank fell off the bone and was delicious. Very nice tables and chairs. Lighting is perfect! Drinks were fantastic!

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                                                                                                          Divan - Virginia is rated 4.4 stars by 109 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                          Google Map for Divan - Virginia

                                                                                                          1313 Old Chain Bridge Rd McLean, VA 22101-3908

                                                                                                          Additional information

                                                                                                          • Cross street

                                                                                                            Dolley Madison Blvd (Rt. 123). Between Old Chain Bridge & Chain Bridge

                                                                                                          • Neighborhood

                                                                                                            McLean

                                                                                                          • Hours of operation

                                                                                                            Tue–Sat 3:30 pm–10:00 pm
                                                                                                            Sun 12:00 pm–8:00 pm

                                                                                                          • Cuisines

                                                                                                            Persian, Mediterranean

                                                                                                          • Dining style

                                                                                                            Casual Elegant

                                                                                                          • Dress code

                                                                                                            Smart Casual

                                                                                                          • Parking details

                                                                                                            Public Lot

                                                                                                          • Public transit

                                                                                                            Bus 715 at Chain Bridge Road & Dolley Madison Boulevard

                                                                                                          • Additional

                                                                                                            Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access

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