McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - National Harbor
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Made reservations, the noise level inside and the temperature made us ask about outside seating. Had to be put on a waiting list, another 45 minutes. Seated, very dark, no candles or lighting to read menu. Carry out box, laying on ground under table. Appetizer brought out and left without plates or silverware. Bottle of wine, cork broke off inside, brought out open bottle by another server. Long time between seeing server, had to catch her as she ran by for water, bread, or refills. Quick to bring the check. Disappointed, was much better two years ago.
The service and food are always great! The drink list is expansive whether you drink alcohol or not. They have great non alcohol drinks like the Blueberry Palmer. The coconut shrimp appetizer is always a great starter and we have never had an entree we didn't like. Don't forget to finish with a desert! They are fabulous too.
We had a wonderful time, service was wonderful even though the restaurant was extremely busy and the food was very good
Always great service, drinks and food. I love the hostess. She always remembers me.
Staff is accomodating, although service was a very slow. I think our server had tables of bigger groups inside and outside. Maybe a little better job at managing server workload so their tables are serviced timely.
Though I appreciate the food and the location, the service, noise and smell were not where they needed to be for a place with these prices. I have no complaints of the food, but the other factors could be addressed.
Food made me sick
Restaurant had a huge party inside and used that excuse for the poor service. If you can’t have huge parties without regular customers suffering, don’t book huge parties! My entree lost led like it wasn’t all there, but didn’t want another long wait while they fixed it. Only saving grace was the beautiful sunset (we ate outside)
Other than being very noisy it was a very nice visit. Lawrence was a very good waiter and took great care of us. We arrived toward the end of happy hour and the beginning of a large group and it was very loud. By the time we left it seemed like everyone was speaking much louder to be heard. The food was delicious (pan seared Rockfish).
This spot never disappoints. I recommend it highly.
Great customer service
Yes, however, our request for water view was Not available. Per our reservation request.
Great food, service and atmosphere. Enjoyed it very much and will return soon.
Hostess brought us to 2 dirty tables before finding a clean one however the bread plates were dirty. Waiter was very short with us and food took over an hour. Women’s bathroom was disgraceful. Not impressed for the money we spent.
It was great thank you!
This was a group of Army veterans who served together in Germany in the early 1970’s. The food and the service was outstanding, without exception. We’ be back!
If there was a way to give this restaurant a zero I would. It was dirty, noisily and it is not a full McCormick and Schmick. It is an M&S Grill with a very limited menu. The restroom was a disaster. I could go on. I will never return.
I was extremely frustrated at the service, it was slow our food came out in dribs and drabs. Then the check was wrong they’d overcharged us and added drinks to our bill which we never had. Considering how busy it was there was no real excuse or reason given why.
The quality of the food was not good. Women’s restroom was absolutely unacceptable. Please do better.
This was our first visit. We were delighted to be seated in the outdoor area. The staff was very friendly. The food was 'delicious'. The lunch menu prices were unbelievably reasonable. We'll be back soon.
Long time favorite restaurant, had not
been there in quite a while. STILL a top quality eating experience from start to finish.
Service is slow, confused and inattentive. They will tell you there’s a long wait when you can see empty tables. Disappointing dining experience considering the price and reputation. The best thing about it was the view of the boats and such from our outside table, which doesn’t require eating at the restaurant.
Husband birthday dinner
Awesome restaurant, steak was great! & the bread was bomb 😊 Great waitress, she was on point and helpful
Service was exceptional. Food was amazing!
The food was pretty good but it took 54 minutes to get our drinks and another hour to get food. We had a reservation and lunch took 2 hours. Most of us had salads or appetizers.
The resturants was not that busy when we entered but was packed when we left. Tables who arrived an hour after we did got drinks sooner.
Nothing better than having lunch outside with a beautiful view and great view and drink!
Really nice place. I enjoyed a late night dinner with my wife. The only thing is they offer a limited menu on busy nights
Not my best experience.
Dinner was good but slow. Service was excellent.
This is a high-priced seafood restaurant that serves second-rate seafood. Of particular disappointment are the crab cakes. And being that the restaurant is situated in National Harbor, MD, one would think they would have good crab cakes. They were loaded will filler, and the crab was back fin. No lump crab meat to be found. And they were only about 5 ounces, where a good Maryland crab cake is around 8 ounces. Right across the street is a "fast food" joint that serves real Maryland crab cakes for far less.
Great as always...however, oysters were very small
The entire restaurant could not manage the meal. Everything was late and out of order and or missing.
The seafood entrees were small and the service, though nice, was extremely slow. Our waiter didn't come. After waiting 20 minutes upon being seated, we had to ask the manager to send a waiter to take our order and bring water. Then, we waited an unreal amount of time to receive our food and the waiter never came for us to pay our bill. We ended up having to pay at the hostess station. However, we did notice that our server was quite expeditious in serving the white patrons. Apparently, our skin color didn't warrant being equal service.
Beautiful view, great food! We recommend going around sunset for a beautiful evening!
We were celebrating my wife’s birthday
Great food but my millionaire coffee was served cold!! Returned it & left. I couldnt enjoy my fav drink
The hostess wasn't very good, made us wait to sit us even though there was plenty of seats. The food took forever.
Had a wonderful time at McCormick & Schmick's Seafood restaurant. this was my first visit and I will recommend to my friends.