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About Russia House Restaurant - Herndon

Set in historic Herndon, the Russia House Restaurant offers Russian hospitality and culinary excellence in all its details. The restaurant opened in July of 1992 by the friendly owners Ali and Homeyra Darugar, and together they created an atmosphere of aristocratic dining with classic cuisine, with the warm feeling that you are dining at your aristocratic grandmother’s table. Mrs. Darugar moved from Russia with her grandparents to Switzerland, where she learned to cook in her grandmother’s kitchen. She brought her great culinary talents here to the United States and created the exquisite menu and served as the head chef in the first few years the restaurant was opened. The restaurant features Russian, Continental and Georgian cuisine with a French flair.

724 Pine Street
Herndon, VA 20170
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Russian, French

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am – 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:30pm – 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:30pm – 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Elden Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(703) 787-8880

Website:
http://www.russiahouserestaurant.com/

Catering:
Catering For daytime & evening affairs

Parking Details:
Ample parking lot in front and side of the restaurant, also parking in the rear of the restaurant. Street parking is also available.

Private Party Facilities:
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, “Russia House Restaurant - Herndon” can accommodate all your special event needs; from 10-100 People.

Private Party Contact:
Private Event Coordinator: (888) 982-3675

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Join us at Russia House Restaurant for a memorable Christmas Eve.We offer a special Christmas Eve Menu.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Join us for New Years Eve at Russia House Restaurant. We offer a special New Years Eve menu.

Russia House Restaurant - Herndon Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.8

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4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Quiet Conversation (9)
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Good for Anniversaries (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Authentic (6)
Good for a Date (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Cozy (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Business Meals (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

The owners are fabulous and the flavored vodka is out of this world!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 29, 2017

I always enjoy eating here when in town. It’s great to be welcomed as a regular. My only disappointment was that I did not have the appetite to eat an entire meal this time. The soup and appetizer I had were, of course, excellent. I cannot say enough good things about this place. Highly recommended.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Russia House serves my husband's favorite beef stroganoff. The Chicken Kiev was delightful. We hope to return soon to try the fruited vodkas, Georgian style chicken and others.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Our first time here although it's not far from our home. The dining room is quaint & quite charming. We don't like noisy restaurants--too hard to comfortably converse, but there were so few tables occupied it was almost too quiet. :) I imagine on a Friday or Saturday it'd be very different! It was a Sunday night so that is perhaps to be expected. The Owner attended all the tables. She's very friendly & very helpful--we enjoyed talking to her. The food was good although more pricey than we expected & not quite as exceptional as anticipated. My husband also had the seasonal pumpkin soup & that was outstanding! Despite some hesitancy, we'll likely return again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Cozy
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 31, 2017

This is the second time we have dined at Russia House and it was great again! Excellent and friendly service, wonderful menu and food, and great atmosphere! Do not miss Russia House!

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Wonderful friendly hosts, intimate atmosphere, and reliably good food and drink. The duck with sour cherry sauce never disappoints.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We had not been to the new location just across the street from the old place. It is warm and inviting. The staff treat you as if you are a welcome guest in their home. They feature an excellent wine list. Everything we ate from appetizer to salad to entree to dessert was not just good, but extraordinary. Our host mentioned their regular wine dinners and we can’t wait to go back to try one.

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·Dined on October 9, 2017

My wife and I went to Russia House for our anniversary and had a great experience. The owner and his wife served us personally and the food and drinks were exceptional. Each item we ordered, from appetizers to entrees were expertly prepared and delicious. Considering the quality of the food, the prices were very reasonable. Highly recommended!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Exceptionally attentive service. Food was good but not to my taste. If Russian or Eastern European food is to your liking you should definitely go to this restaurant.

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·Dined on September 25, 2017

We were a group of seven for a business related dinner at the Russia House. We were seated in a quiet downstairs room. The server was very good. The infused vodka was quite interesting, and all of the party enjoyed their menu selections. We would do another dinner there.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Best restaurant meal we have had recently, and we live in a sea of good places. Russian food is authentic and excellent, but everything else is just as good. Worth a trip just to enjoy it all.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 15, 2017

The food is excellent. We have gone every year for our anniversary for 16 years and never one complaint.

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

We have been there a handful of times, and NEVER disappointed. They treat you like royalty, and the food is outstanding, as well as their drinks!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Mothers birthday

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 25, 2017

We enjoyed the unique food, great service and ambiance in this well established local restaurant

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Once again: wonderful. Thank you.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 22, 2017

We've been going to the Russia House for over 15 years and it is always a pleasure. The owners manage the restaurant and also serve as the servers and bring a distinctively old world charm and level of attention to your dining experience. And the food is simply delicious. I'd recommend them a hundred times over.

Additionally, downtown Herndon has been making a very nice transformation and itself has garnered nice ambiance.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Very nice staff. Great setting, good attention to detail. Only concern is that on this particular evening they were out of the first 3 wines I selected and my first 2 entries I selected. I really like this restaurant for business dinners.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Attractive, quiet place. Congenial owner. Food is OK, but rich, with rich sauces dominating.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on August 4, 2017

Food was great, waitress helped us figure out what to order from the main course, to the appetizers, to the drinks.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 18, 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful, quiet dinner here. The service was outstanding and the food was delicious. It was our first time here and we will plan on coming back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Wonderful meal with excellent service.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Quiet ambiance, tasty Russian cuisine, excellent service, friendly staff. What more could one ask?

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 17, 2017

This is a very good restaurant. The food is very good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Great evening at Russia House in Herndon. From the opening cocktails to desert everything was cooked to order, looked fantastic, and tasted great. I had a rack of lamb and my wife had scallops. Both were wonderful. The staff is wonderful and very helpful with the menu and service. Very nice meal.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Great, friendly staff that really seems to care about their customers and their restaurant and its offerings. Food is great too! I went with the classic beef stroganov (made with filet!) and borscht, and both were excellent!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Wonderful place for a birthday dinner. The flavored vodka was fun--I recommend the butterscotch. Great service and quaint atmosphere. Will go back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 24, 2017

We love the Russia house, it always feels like we are welcome guests into the owners home, and it is so nice to have someo e else do the cooking. The food is excellent and a cut above the others. We will return many times.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on May 19, 2017

We travel to the Dulles area several times a year. We found this restaurant on open table our last trip and now it is a regular visit when we are in town. The husband and wife owners greet everyone personally and make us feel like a VIP. They sincerely appreciate every guest. We always start with caviar and Russian Standard Vodka! They prepare a table side Caesar salad which is excellent. For desert I always get the butterscotch flavored vodka which I have never seen before. We look forward to returning on our next trip!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 5, 2017

The food was good - not great. That is all I can say about it. The service was outstanding and staff friendly. Pricing was way out of sight. Everything is Ala cart. Two people with identical appetizer, soup and entree' was over $99.00 for lunch - no drinks or desert. That, for a small restaurant in Herndon is outrageous.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 24, 2017

The proprietors, Alex and Homira, make you feel like family. The food is always prepared fresh. Root vegetables and cabbage tend to accompany most dishes and are very good. The main course is a perfectly cooked meat/fish accompanied by a unique sauce that is to die for. I have never been disappointed and return every time I am in town.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 22, 2017

We enjoyed our evening from start to finish. Food was delicious, wonderful atmosphere, easy to find parking and the parking was free!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Food was, in some instances, very good. Some vegetables though were over cooked. Main course and potatoes were very good. Service was exceptional. Have not had service this good in a very very long time.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Outstanding food and service! One of my favorites!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 13, 2017

The second time was as good as the first. We'd first visited Russia House last December and found it excellent. This time, visiting for my wife's birthday, we found it just as nice. It was an off night, during Spring Break, so it was very quiet, but the food was wonderful. We upgraded our caviar selection and were glad we did. We ordered salmon and trout and though the sauce was delicious, I think we'll remember to order it on the side next time. All in all, a lovely way to finish our celebration and give us a chance to dress up just a bit.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 12, 2017

We enjoy this place so much, that we enjoy it even more when we can introduce others to it. The food is amazing. Favorites include the scallops, French onion soup, table-side Caesar salad, chicken Kiev, beef stroganoff, the pork chop, and ...ok, it's all great! If you've not tried Russia House, do so. If you have, return for a wonderful treat.

Tags: Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 1, 2017

We had a lovely meal here. The food was delicious and filling and the service was warm and helpful. It was an excellent way to mark an anniversary.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 31, 2017

My wife and I went to Russia House for a nice "end of a stressful week" nice dinner. We had a wonderful bottle of wine, recommended by the owner, and tried authentic Russian food that we had never had before - Wonderful.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 31, 2017

Decided to return for my husband's birthday. Hostess pleasant and gracious in nature. She even remembered us! Food services very hospitable, food server conscientious and accommodating. Food excellent! We were not disappointed! My complements to the chef!!!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 23, 2017

Ali and Homerya are wonderful hosts and the menu is outstanding. From the moment you walk in they give you a smile and do everything possible to make a great dining experience .
The wine list provides many options and, everything on the menu is fantastic.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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