Lansdowne Coton Tavern

3.7
44 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
American
Lansdowne Coton Tavern, a Virginia tavern is a celebration of Virginia’s culinary history, with signature dishes from the past. Fried Chicken and Signature Chicken Pot Pie are what we are known for. Lansdowne Coton Tavern’s beverage program centers around local ingredients, Virginia wine, and a locally crafted beverage program. Lansdowne Coton Tavern is a place to enjoy homemade Virginia recipes and watch your favorite sports games and sitcoms.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
American, Low Country, Comfort Food
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Mon

3:00 pm - 12:00 am



Tue

3:00 pm - 12:00 am



Wed

3:00 pm - 12:00 am



Thu

3:00 pm - 12:00 am



Fri

12:00 pm - 2:00 am



Sat

12:00 pm - 2:00 am



Sun

3:00 pm - 12:00 am
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(703) 858-2104
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Business Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Marcus Repp
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Woodridge Parkway and Lansdowne Blvd
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Parking is free. Valet parking is $32/car
icon/ic_entertainmentCreated with Sketch.
Entertainment
LIVE MUSIC AT COTON & RYE

Unwind with your favorite drinks and appetizers as you kickoff the weekend at Coton & Rye. Enjoy live entertainment from 8:30 - 10:30 pm every Friday and Saturday playing your favorite pop and rock cover songs of all time!
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 44 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.7based on all time ratings
3.7
food
3.6
service
3.5
ambience
3.2
value
Noise · Moderate
57% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
FF
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The restaurant was more geared to hotel guests and business people. A large group was there while we had dinner and the noise level was high. Once they left it was much quieter. The burger was delicious but the steak tips came with potatoes (tater tots). The steak was a small amount but cooked nicely.

Report
Helpful
N
Richmond
17 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

The food is very good. I had heard about the restaurant opening and waited a while to visit... and expected that it would have less of a hotel vibe and more of a tavern/pub feeling. The (off-menu) cocktails we ordered were very watered down, If I were staying in the resort, I would love to eat here, but don't think I'll make a special trip again.

Report
Helpful
OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Anniversary

Report
Helpful
PB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Incredibly blah, from everything to food and ambiance and decor. Only value is the location.

Name makes it seem cooler than what it is - a low quality sports bar with bad food.

Report
Helpful
AH
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

We were looking for a casual atmosphere. It was definitely very casual. There was shuffleboard in the dining area next to our table. Not ideal. The pool tables were in a separate area and so should have been the shuffleboard table. It was more like a clubhouse, but bare bones when it comes to ambience & interior design. It was almost as if they ran out of money to finish the space well.

Report
Helpful
NJ
New England
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

I was very excited to try this place but was extremely disappointed within minutes. The service was poor and they weren't even busy. We were sat immediately but then had to wait at least 5 minutes to be greeted. Several wines and drinks were out. The food took forever and when it came out I was not impressed at all, there was no kale to be found in the kale salad and my medium rare steak was WELL done. After discussing my issues with the waiter, he never returned but was replaced with a very nice young woman but there was no communication. I had to ask the host for our check. It was an awful experience and the only thing that was good was the dessert.

Report
Helpful
G
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

I wouldn't recommend this restaurant unless you were staying at the hotel for the convenience. Too expensive and not worth the dollars.

Report
Helpful
w
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Some of the items were excellent....the steak, crab cakes & flatbreads. Some items were not good...the chicken pot pie, and the corn chowder. The service was slow and disorganized. One of our orders was cooked incorrectly and the held it to correct the problem but didn’t inform us so we sat there for 30 minutes with our meals minus the one that was being corrected....it took forever for drink refills and to request the check.

Report
Helpful
CD
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service, local cuisine and atmosphere located in an incredible Resort. You must try the pot pie, flat breads, yohanan local chicken, ribs, and finish off with the 12 layer cake and doughnuts. Brilliant! -cheers

Report
Helpful
OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was delicious and properly portioned for a good appetite. The staff were very friendly and attentive. It was our anniversary and they congratulated us, plus provided a delicious complimentary chocolate cake slice.

Report
Helpful
ML
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service in a bery appealing, calm, friendly, classy and relaxed atmosphere at very acceptable prices
The very Recently introduced new menu looks very good Try and all dishes tried - Please call Moll crab cakes, steak bread and corn chowder -tasted great.

Report
Helpful
E
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. A bit pricey, but is located within a resort. Convenient for those staying at the resort.

Report
Helpful
OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

THE APPETIZERS/ENTREES WERE GREAT. WANTED TO GET DESSERT (MILKSHAKE AND COOKIES) TO GO AND REPLACE MILKSHAKE ITEM WITH ADDITIONAL COOKIES. SEEMED AN INCONVENIENCE. WHEN IT DID FINALLY ARRIVE, THE COOKIES WERE VERY MUCH OVERCOOKED. ROCK HARD WITH BLACKENED BOTTOMS. WHEN SENT BACK AND ASKED TO BE CREDITED, THE WAIT STAFF SEEMED A BIT ANNOYED ABOUT THE UNUSUAL REQUEST AND THE REACTION TO THE BURNT COOKIES. OVERALL THOUGH, GOOD EXPERIENCE.

Report
Helpful
MI
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Slow service and appetizer, crab dip, was good. Otherwise food just ok. Had issues with getting separate checks for 5 or 6 couples.

Report
Helpful
CC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Casual and cozy place if you're staying at the hotel. The food was okay, though 2/6 of our meals were not cooked correctly (they were overcooked burgers) and the service was horrible. It ended up being a 2 hour dinner because of the bad service and long delays and they didn't seem to even care the burgers were overcooked.

Report
Helpful
OT
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Food was delicious. Service was ok at beginning but as bar got busier, the table service declined significantly. Server brought bill before asking if we wanted dessert. Another server took the candle off our table as we were still eating. Clearly, they are interested more in racking up bar revenue.

Report
Helpful
G
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Service was not great, it too a long time to even get drink order not to mention food even though the restaurant was not busy.

Report
Helpful
OT
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and Service

Report
Helpful
f
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

For the cost, the experience was not as great as expected. We didn’t find a hostess when we walked in and were given mixed answers on how the seating works. I had also requested a vegetarian menu for the pre-fixe a few weeks in advance and the best they could do was pasta with boiled vegetables. For an upscale place, I expect a little more creativity that, especially since they had ample notice *and* this area has plenty of vegetarians!

Report
Helpful
OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2017
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 1

Defiiitely not a place to have a Thanksgiving meal. Thanks De use for the recommendation 😕

Report
Helpful
OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2017
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Service was extremely slow. Food was just ok and very overpriced

Report
Helpful
CI
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2017
Overall 1food 2service 4ambience 1

We assumed we would be in the resort dining room. Instead we found ourselves in a bar with a number of TV screens. When we started dinner it was quiet. By the time we finished it was so noisy we could not hear each other talk.
The food was largely a disappointment. More bar fare that dining.

Report
Helpful
NO
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The ambiance is just so so compared to other venues but the food is OUTSTANDING!! I have had two of the best meals in recent memory at Coton and Rye. Each time I ordered the pork chop and each time I wasn't disappointed. To my memory the description was the same but the preparation was completely different. First time much more mustard, last night much more like sweet and tangy barbecue. Both amazing.

But it is the Jane Hamilton Hand Pie dessert that will keep me coming back. Eyes roll back good. Buttery, tangy, salty yet sweet. Warm and gooey with just enough crisp crust. Paired with vanilla ice cream. Perfect!

The hostess was very welcoming and attentive. Much appreciated.

Report
Helpful
SJ
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

Slow service. Overpriced food. I won't be going back.

Report
Helpful
e
Richmond
8 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2017
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

I find that hotel restaurants often have poor service because they can survive without good service since they have a captive audience. When I looked at the website it looked like this restaurant was on the property but not in the hotel so I made a reservation. It is just off the hotel lobby. It took more than hour to get our dinner. Our server gave us very little attention throughout. My husband wanted another glass of wine but were ignored. Typical hotel restaurant.

Report
Helpful
OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Our server was very attentive. I have a food allergy, which sometimes makes eating out difficult. Our server spoke with the chef and provided me several options. The deviled egg appetizer and fish were delicious. Very good experience overall.

Report
Helpful
BP
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was delicious. My expectations were low for a hotel restaurant but it was very tasty and the service was wonderful.

Report
Helpful
GM
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

The service was good, the drinks were great, the food well not so great. Bland crab dip, bland sliders, chicken skewers were okay once you added blue cheese and hot sauce. We were staying at the resort which is why we ate there, next time we will drive to leesburg.

Report
Helpful
d
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2017
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

When we arrived at 7pm we were seating at a bar table, despite having a reservation for several weeks. The hostess was begrudgingly willing to move us but asked us if we thought we'd be done by 8:30, which was when the table was reserved for apparently... Overall the service was VERY SLOW - simply not enough staff to keep up with the crowd (which was worse bc the hotel had several events and all of the other dining options were closed so this was the only place you could go in the resort). My husband's side order veggie never came, so we had to have that taken off the check. I had a cracked water glass (large crack all the way across the glass). The dessert we order was ice cream, which came as a "kiddie" cup - tiny serving of ice cream served in an espresso cup along with a large soup spoon. Dig in! Also, because of the aforementioned closings, the crowd was large but was also forced to drink and eat outside in the lobby of the restaurant, which was also the lobby of the hotel. As a large echo-y area, it made the noise level deafening. Add on the guitar player and sports playing, the noise was just crazy.

Report
Helpful
NO
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Every bite of food was delicious! I had the porkchop. Yummy! Mustard was tangy, sweet and sharp. Perfect. Dinner companions loved their meals as well (crab cake, grouper). The hand pie dessert was outstanding!!!

Only knock is that decor is nothing much.

Treated us VERY well for our special occasion (60th birthday celebration).

Report
Helpful
SZ
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

The service here was very good but the food was just ok. The menu is pricey for an establishment that presents as an average hotel bar/restaurant. It is a small locale with a fireplace which a band was setting up to play at 8:30 p.m. I think this would have been way to loud for such a small place. We dined early.

Report
Helpful
L
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great - service was very friendly, attentive and efficient. Special touches for my son's birthday were very much appreciated.

Report
Helpful
g
Washington DC
109 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2017
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

Basically, a really nice bar with tables. Nine flat screen tv's, etc. Good if you want to eat in that atmosphere, but don't go out of the way for the food, although it is good.

Report
Helpful
F
Savannah
10 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Went with friends after a Savannah Music Festival Concert. All had a good time. Three of us tried three different cocktails and thoroughly enjoyed them. Everyone was enthusiastic about the french fries (huge portions, two orders satisfied 8 of us). Even though we were at a large table we could hear each other -- noise level festive but not overwhelming.

Report
Helpful
CP
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

We were really disappointed with our experience here, we expected better given the resort and quality. The food was Bleh at best this night. There was a conference at the resort so the place got slammed and they were understaffed, maybe this was the issue. Our waitress worked very hard but had too much ground to cover, so service was lacking but it was not her fault she was running around crazy. My husband got the porkchop which was excellent, but that was the only good food at our table and the only reason I gave 2 stars vs 1. My friend got their house special turkey pot pie which we were really excited about but it had a spice in it that made it awful, very pungent. We couldn't pin point it but wow, I nearly spit it out when I tasted it. I got the honey lavender fried chicken which was nicely crisped but really blah, it needed a lot of salt and pepper at a minimum and was over cooked a bit. Too her credit the server recognized this and didn't charge us for this one.
We all got bacon, onion salads with ranch dressing which was ok, but weirdly not cut up (not a wedge salad but not cut up either). Ranch dressing was very tasty. The bacon was battered and fried pieces of Virginia ham. We ordered a side of potato hash that we didn't receive until we received our dessert and it was undercooked, the server apologized profusely. We felt bad because she truly was working so hard. We got the toffee bread pudding for dessert and it was just ok at best. We all left feeling unsatisfued, but just wanting to leave, except my husband who had the yummy pork chop. It was also so loud in there that you couldn't hear each other (we are in our 30s so we are used to loud in bars but this was really loud even by our standards). We really wanted to like this place because we are local and frequent the resort often, so was sad that we didn't. Hoping this was just an off night?

Report
Helpful
DJ
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great night at Cotin and Rye. The service was great, the drinks fantastic and the crab appetizer was awesome!

Report
Helpful
OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2016
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Went to see a musician perform on NYE. Very nice place and staff was friendly. A little pricey so we had dinner before hand and only ordered drinks and a bread basket. Wine and beer had decent prices, alcohol price was a surprise on my bill. While the restaurant is nice and accessible within the resort, the handicap parking for the resort was not friendly. Parking was not close and had I been in a wheelchair, I would have had to use the street to access the building. Maybe they should have offered free valet or parking on the circle.

Report
Helpful
OT
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service! This is a great place to take guests or out of town visitors. Landsdowne resort is beautiful and the restaurant is fun and everything we ate was delicious!

Report
Helpful
OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2016
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Ok food. Service was really slow. Drinks weren't good either. Wouldn't go back.

Report
Helpful
CB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent service, extremely helpful - my gluten free /dairy free dinner was delicious. The chef went out of his way to prepare a special meal for me. The waitress spent time making sure I could eat the proper foods for my dietary needs & the host checked on my husband & me to make sure Everything was just right. It was.
The only improvement would be if there was a TV free area.

Report
Helpful
1
2

Tweets by Lansdowne Coton Tavern