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The Wine House

4.8
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543 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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French American
The Wine House Fairfax, a full service restaurant and retail wine store, serving over 500 boutique wines from around the world to enjoy in your home, or in store with our handcrafted menu. Walls of wine surround a small number of tables, and bar. Voted "Best New Restaurants", by Northern Virginia Magazine, and the winner of "Best Wine List" by Virginia Living Magazine, The Wine House is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
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 543 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.8
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4.6
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Leigh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience3

I was super excited to go here after I read all the good reviews. My food came out totally wrong. I ordered the vegetarian omelette with no modifications and it came out missing the cheese and the sun dried tomatoes. So I basically ate eggs with spinach and asparagus only. Our server never came to ask how our food was. I would not come back here again. It was a very disappointing experience.

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vipGourmetLunch
Washington DC
60 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat fantastic food in a quiet, cozy atmosphere.

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vipffxdiner
Washington DC
150 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an excellent lunch with my husband. We were there during Fairfax City restaurant week & sat inside. They had a good number of selections. My shrimp entree was just delicious. Danielle was our server & was first rate. Look forward to going again.

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vipMikeN
Washington DC
84 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Been here multiple times the last 2-3 weeks. Today, the food was just average. I ordered the duck confit and it was extremely dry. Service is always friendly and outdoor seating is a plus. But food quality could be a bit better.

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LFGolfer
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant. We sat outside. Tables were spaced nicely and the service was perfect.

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Gomers
Washington DC
28 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for a nice dinner!

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vipTimS
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

very nice place to go. The smoked salmon was great and a good wine selection. Definitely worth a visit.

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vipRoLa
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service. Plenty of outdoor seating.

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RALPHL
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We always love dinner at the Wine House -- really good food and casual, relaxed atmosphere.

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vipbaja
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit during Restaurant Week. The food is great, as is outdoor seating.

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Karen
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside on the patio and had a delightful brunch. The service and food could not have been better.

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vipColtM
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service, and wine selection!

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vipJoePaul
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate outside on the terrace, but the inside seating is appropriately distanced. The staff, the food and the wine choices are 5 stars. We love going to the Wine House, as our local food/wine hang-out.

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vipRandB
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE Wine House - they never disappoint!

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vipNeeahtimaD
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All of our food was superb. Owner Michael Pearce recommended a new wine, which we thoroughly enjoyed. The staff was attentive, and Michael was friendly and hospitable. We will definitely return on our visits to our son at GMU.

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vipbaja
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal during Restaurant Week.

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Table4Seven
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

This was my second time dining at this restaurant and I'm glad that I went back. I love the ambience and the dinner selections are good. My server was attentive and made good recommendations. It was quite empty inside, but they did have a full patio.

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Paul
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The folks at The Wine House never disappoint, the service, meal and wine were all excellent. This is a local restaurant that always delivers. I had the seafood stew and my wife had the short ribs, both were done perfectly. We paired that with a cote du Rhône that was a perfect compliment. Great job!

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vipScottB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The wine, food, and ambiance at The Wine House is ALWAYS spot on. We typically order from the fixed price lunch menu on the weekend and have never been disappointed. Meats and cheeses in the appetizer course are delicious, the salmon salad never disappoints, and the dessert course always seems to pair well with the wine we choose.

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RALPHL
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food, good wine, excellent wait staff. Sat outside and enjoyed a nice evening.

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vipWilson
Washington DC
39 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We ate outside in pleasant weather. The plaza is a relatively secluded place with at least four other restaurants around....
Service was as expected. The salmon meal was rich and generous. I took half home for a later dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Richmond
15 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Wonderful dinner started with pate, salmon and ahi tuna appetizers. The short ribs were amazing and, surprising to mention this but, the green beans were a standout. Cassandra is a terrific wine director who paired a wine for us that we never had before. Parking is super easy too. We’ll be back.

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vipMarina
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Do not order fish. Everything else is just ok. Nothing great.

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KarlaM
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great girls night! Started outside and then moved inside because of the storms. I had an amazing mango wine which I definitely have to go back for.

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Mary
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad this place is open again. Had a wonderful, quiet dinner with good wine in a socially-distant environment.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
36 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Greatly respect their commitment to keeping their guests and staff COVID free!!!!

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vipMontespertoli06
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was as good as before the pandemic hit, but wine selection has dwindled. I suspect they're trying to reduce their inventory without replentishment of stock to conserve cash outflow while selling the wines that didn't sell before. Very few Pinot Noirs choices and even fewer Chardonnays. Spainish wines had only one or two Riojas to choose from as well.
May have to wait a while for our next visit and hopefully they'll be able to build stock again

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in Fairfax. DC quality food at suburban prices. Have been a customer for years and have never been less than very satisfied. Try the seafood stew!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A lovely meal on the patio.

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PeggyB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice dining on the patio. Had the Bastile day tasting menu. Very good with the wine pairings and an excellent helpful server.

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vipMarS
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a great meal outside with fantastic service!

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IanL
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I went to the Wine House for our anniversary. The food and drinks were excellent in everyway.

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vipwinendine
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The asparagas soup and pate de campagne are treats we can get nowhere else. That and the attentive caring service, and delicious mains, pork, chicken, beef, and seafood, keep us coming back. Oh, and the wine!

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JerryS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were very happy to be able to go back to the Wine House. The food is fabulous.

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CatherineP
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, the wine was on point, and the service was excellent! I strongly recommend the Frosé!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinner. The Wine House never disappoints. Food was superb . The atmosphere and service wonderful. This is one of our go to places for a relaxed and wonderful time.

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Zeus
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Wine Bar & Restaurant in Central Fairfax. Easy & free Parking in a Garage within footsteps to the front door. Efficient & friendly staff making sure you have an excellent dining and drinking experience. Theresa, in particular, is one of the best servers who I request when possible. Menu is somewhat limited but covers all preferences with very reasonable pricing. I, in particular, enjoy the Cod, Risotto & Ribeye. Excellent wine selection. Don't be afraid to try the staff's recommendation. And tables are well spaced to accommodate social distancing whether indoors or on the patio.

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vipKaren
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wine House continues to be our favorite restaurant. The outdoor patio is perfect for social distancing. It was our first time eating out since early March. Thank you, Michael and your amazing staff.

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TimD
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Michael and his staff continue to be the best! Food was delicious, great service, great wine selections, and great job creating a safe environment to dine in!

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vipffxdiner
Washington DC
151 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a nice dinner with my husband. Our meals (the crab cake & the short ribs) were really good. Enjoyed some chianti with my dinner. The people serving us were very attentive. We went to support one of our favorite local restaurant.

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