Copperwood Tavern - Loudoun

4.2
462 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
At Copperwood Tavern, we aim to give our customers an enjoyable and memorable dining experience. We chose to be a Farm-to-Table restaurant because it represents the freshest product available.

We take pride in offering the freshest quality dishes by serving locally sourced meats, seafood, and produce. We are supporting the local farmers and economy and it's our passion to teach people how much better fresh and natural food can be.

Copperwood Tavern offers 20 draft beers, 30 small-batch whiskeys, and a superb wine selection. Our 30-foot craft bar is also stocked with southern Virginia's white whiskey. Yes, we mean moonshine!

Since a woodsy retreat wouldn't be complete without a loyal hunting companion, we encourage you to bring Fido along. Copperwood Tavern features a dog-friendly patio with custom copper dog bowls.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Steak
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Hours of operation
Brunch:
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm;
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Dinner:
Nightly: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(703) 724-4006
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
James Duke
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Russel Branch Pkwy
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Parking details
There are garages located in One Loudoun with ample parking.
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Special events & promotions
We host special events regularly.
To stay up to date on events, specials, and all things farm-to-table, sign up for our newsletter at http://www.copperwoodtavern.com/ , and follow us on Facebook and Instagram!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 462 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.3
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HE
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We love this restaurant. The food is great and the service usually is. I think our server was new last time we went and he seemed a little distracted. It has a good locally sourced dining menu and the bar menu is reasonable and really good. It can be loud. The owner seems to be constantly reaching out to the community with promotions. Recommend it highly.

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GO
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Server was not attentive enough. Waited for water. Ordered appetizer that was cold when it arrived with main course.

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H
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I was there for dinner with a group of friends on Saturday night. We sat in the bar area which had a good atmosphere. Most of us ordered dinner off their bar menu. Me and my husband thought and the food was good but not great. While our waiter was nice, he was new and not very attentive. Overall I thought it was this place was average and wouldn't necessarily go back unless someone else picks it as a HH or dinner spot.

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SW
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

My wife have put this on our regular list of restaurants we go to on our “Date Nights”. Excellant food and good wines...

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DU
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

We were disappointed from the start, even having a reservation took quite some time to get our table ready. No one liked to have water served in glass jars. One of the cocktails we ordered was out. I had the braised rabbit, only to find a plate of pasta noodles- not what I expected. My friend had trout, and that is what he got-plain, no side dish. Dessert choices were few and pretty heavy. Sorry, we are not coming back.

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TG
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Service was horrible after the first interaction. For example, it took 20 minutes to get our check after asking for it. Had to have items taken off the check that were never delivered. Waitress took over 20 minutes to get back to let ya know there wasnt the beer we ordered. Food was burnt and didn’t match what we ordered. Very disappointed. Will not go back.

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NJ
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came to celebrate a friend’s birthday. It was all of our first time having brunch at Copperwood and everything about it was great. The food was excellent and so was the service. I wish we would’ve taken advantage of the outdoor fire pit area but we weren’t aware of it until we saw another group outside. We will definitely come back and give it a try.

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JV
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the food and the service is outstanding. Best restaurant in the area

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SD
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great pork chop and out of this world brussell sprouts!

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MS
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Great service! Food was very good. A little more expensive than I expected but well worth it.

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EC
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bartender Eric was the absolute best! Great service and great conversation! Food was excellent and so were the drinks. Great local selection of local spirits and wine! So worth the two hour trip for us!

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JM
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We had a great brunch with our family of 6. They moved us to bigger table when we asked with no problem.
Food was very good and our server was too!

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GS
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

I had heard very mixed reviews about Vopperwood Tavern but don’t hesitate and just come try it and review it yourself. I came here with a group of my girlfriends for first time and let me tell you everyone was pleased with the food and how great the burgers, steak salad and mushroom Crustini were and what can I say about the Mac and cheese delicious! Brought my son the following day for brunch and just as amazed the French toast Yum, wasn’t crazy about the duck eggs but that’s just preference. The country breakfast was delicious. Third time came in with a dear friend as we like trying new places and well an experience I wanted to share with him. I had the mussels and he ordered the chili which I enjoyed both. Dinner took a little longer than expected and well our waitress was more than accommodating in letting us know the kitchen was a little behind. Yes it did take a little while but when our food came out we were helped to a couple extra sides from the chef and an apology from the manager. Can’t tell you enough how great the food is. The service hasn’t been any less than great attentive and and making sure waters are filled and drinks are coming. Great restaurant great place for bigger parties and excellent ambiance and service. Definitely will recomend and will be coming again! Thank you to the manager and waitress for making our experience fulfilling and although a bit of a wait for making it awesome! Was very appreciated!

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VA
Washington DC
34 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Went here for breakfast. The fresh, high quality food is a relatively good value. Roasted potatoes, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce are really tasty. Not too salty. The free spiced popcorn is not necessary. I’d rather have a bread option with dishes like the delicious duck confit hash. Otherwise the service and decor - rustic casual - are Pleasant. Please add gluten free baked goods!!

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S
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

Thought sides came with the meal! Nope just a peice of meat on a plate and very pricy! Waiter was terrible we had to go find him to pay him at end. 260$ for four people we all got a peice of meat on a plate. Won't return. Waste of money.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a very pleasant lunch at Copperwood. Food was delicious. Will go back.

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Houston
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was mixed reviews all around. My son loved his burger, my husband was not impressed with the pulled pork sandwich, and my Shrimp & Grits was good, but I've had better. While the place was only half full (strange for Sunday Brunch period), service was not great and they were clearly understaffed for the shift. I would try again for the regular menu, to see if we get a different experience.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had such a great dining experience. Their outside seating is wonderful and the food is AMAZING!!!

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OT
Washington DC
73 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

My wife and I frequently dine at restaurants all over the DC area and we’re low key and understand that restaurants have off nights. Tonight it was a matter of very poor service, plain and simple, at Copperwood Tavern. It was our first time there. Our server served the tables on either side of us right away despite the fact we ordered simple cocktails and an appetizer, which was completely forgotten. I had to remind our server after 30 minutes of waiting. 15 minutes after that I had to ask to put in our dinner order. He was very indifferent. The manager said he would remove our appetizer b/c of the long wait but it still showed up on our bill. The server did pick up our 2nd round of cocktails & brought my wife a complimentary glass of wine. Still, I would rather have had decent service than having to have free drinks as a result of particularly bad service. We won’t return b/c there are so many other good restaurants in LoCo where the service is so much better, esp. for the price. First impressions!

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot for brunch!

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AB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and great food! Brunch is fantastic! Will be back!

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JT
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

We went for the Labor Day Brunch. Scotched Egg was delicious and first time in a long time my eggs (steak and eggs) were cooked to perfection. I had the Ryes and Shine drink -- delicious, but way over priced. My spousal unit had the biscuits and gravy -- she said it was very good. She had the $12 pear bellini, it was good, but tiny. Great service from our waiter. The food was reasonably priced and tasty. Overall, it was ok, but we are going back to our live jazz brunch in DC with great drink deals.

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JA
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Went for Brunch on Monday (Labor Day). Service was pretty good, though nothing phenomenal. We were celebrating a birthday and no one offered a “happy birthday” or anything of that nature. Food was ok. My dad (whose birthday we were celebrating) hated his omelette and sent it back for Sausage and gravy. It took an exceptionally long time for them to check and everyone had finished eating by the time the second plate came out (also was charged us for the make up meal, which was a little surprising to me). My husband and I have been here for dinner a couple times and apparently this is a dinner only kind of place, as brunch was less than stellar.

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k
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very pleasant experience. Great service and food.

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M
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 4

Food was amazing, as always. The service was very disappointing, which is not normal. The service and food are always wonderful. There was just mistake after mistake during this visit. Hopefully this is an isolated incident not to be repeated.

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k
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service! Highly recommend!

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T
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

I was hoping that we would have a great meal. Unfortunately that wasn’t the case. I ordered the baked oyster and they were tasteless and there was so much Panko crumbs on the oysters that you had to scrap it all off. The fried green tomatoes were just as bad. The tomatoes were so hard it was difficult to cut them and these were tasteless as well. Plus the tomatoes were laying on top of a dollop of mayo! Don’t waste your time and money. Will not be back.

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LC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing! The handcrafted cocktails were so good, we had to order additional rounds. :-)

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C
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

The environment was awesome, it felt really peaceful. We sat outside in a corner so it wasn't noisy, and the weather was perfect. The food was good, nothing's out of this world. I felt it had limited options and the the prices didn't translate to the food you were getting. On top of that the prices for the cocktails and beers were similar to stadium prices, way too high. The only way i would go back if I was invited to go.

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Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Eating dinner with my wife and Lil Man.

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N
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hi Copperwood Tavern!

I wanted to share my comments about the great experience I had during my last two visits.

Being raised by farmers and hunters back in Poland made my dining at Copperwood Tavern feel like home and like childhood. I was super happy to see traditional items on the menu such as venison and rabbit which are hard to find in the area. My favorite thing about Copperwwod Tavern is that the restaurant partners with local farms and breweries. Not only does this guarantee fresh and organic products but also helps out local farmers. My Polish ancestors who farmed and hunted would be so happy to see this happening and being this popular and I am so proud that I am here to experience this and tell my family back in Poland all about this. I hope Copperwood will be an inspiration to them.

Another really great thing was the decor of the restaurant. The ambiance is always as important as the food itself for the guest experience, as I have learned during my hospitality and tourism studies at college. I absolutely loved all the pictures, the tables, the bar area and the fireplace mantel with the deer head on top. It looked very much like a traditional Polish hunting restaurant would look like back at home. Even the bathroom kept the decor standards!

Last but not least, the service was great as well. Our waitress, Amanda, was very nice and helpful explaining everything to my husband and giving him suggestions for local beers.

I would just like to thank you for proving my husband and I with a wonderful experience and I am really looking forward to dine there again!

Have a great rest of your day!

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OT
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everybody was friendly at Copperwood. The service, food and atmosphere was outstanding. We will definitely return as it was a fabulous dining experience. The manager on duty, Clyde Glines, went out of his way to be welcoming and accommodating!! Thank You!

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RC
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice atmosphere. It was very good for lunch but it seems to me it is even better for after work and dinner.

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MW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

It was ok, nothing special, seemed like another chain restaurant to me. I asked if they could make a Sidecar and the said they could so I ordered one and had to send it back, it was not even close, then ordered a extra dry Bombay Sapphire Martini and it had a strange taste (hard to screw up a extra dry martini with essentially one ingredient). To make matters worse, each drinks too 20-30 minutes to arrive. I was done with appetizers before the martini arrived. Saturday at 8pm was not that busy.
My spaghetti squash dinner was just ok, but bland.
I didn't hate it, but recommend vegetarians and anyone that likes classic cocktails go some place else.
If you like eating ducks and bunnies, this may be the place for you, but I'm out.

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LO
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Unfortunately I would not recommend this restaurant nor will I return. Food was the biggest problem, atmosphere was the second. Service was ok. I had the steak salad with luke warm steak and many pieces were difficult to chew. Guest had the pork chop and it was just ok. Floors were dirty, table was dirty and wet. We will not be back.

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

Farm to Market makes me think clean and healthy. Instead beautiful produce and fresh fish under too rich sauces that masked the food flavors. The restaurant is very loud and I don’t handle noise well and said we needed to be on the patio. I immediately walked to the outside and the hostess rushed over to tell me - not nicely- I had to wait. I couldn’t stand the noise and went anyway

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FT
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The service and food were good here but we thought it was a little pricey for what you were getting.

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OT
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was great. I had an undercooked fish dish and the server took care of it. The manager acknowledge it as well as the cook who came out and apologized.

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L
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

A big disappointment! Prices were high ($8.00 for a beer) and the atmosphere was awful. I felt like I was in a big hall. Super noisy.

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P
Washington DC
167 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Took some friends to One Loudoun . Copperwood was a great surprise. Great drink selection, yummy cornbread muffins, fresh fish, and delectable dessert. Also wonderful service. The ambience is really the only thing lacking, it does not have a cozy tavern feel.

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