Stone's Cove KitBar

4.5
916 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Our KitBar consists of one large table surrounding a wood-fired oven.
There are of course booths and tables branching off of the KitBar if you'd like to be facing your company. Our unique design allows for an energetic and lively experience.

The menu features a variety of American cuisine with a contemporary twist and specialty cocktails. We feature lunch, dinner, brunch, and happy hour specials daily.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Farm-to-table, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon–Fri 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 2:00 pm–9:00 pm
Happy Hour
Daily 2:00 pm–6:00 pm
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Phone number
(703) 434-3615
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Let Stone's Cove cater your next event! We offer the full menu to be catered. We also offer picnic lunches to be delivered or picked up. These include a sandwich, chips, and a cookie per lunch. For more information on catering, please contact our General Manager, Richard Bogusz at richardb@stonescove.com or (703) 434-3615.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Sunrise Valley
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Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Book dinner with your Valentine with us. Our menu will be featuring Grilled Lobster Tails with roasted veggies and a Crab Cake Appetapa. Nothing says I love you like dinner by a warm wood-fired oven.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

What 916 People Are Saying
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JA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

LOVE this place! The food is delicious -- make sure you get the bourbon butter! The staff are all phenomenal...very helpful and always witty. One of my favorite restaurants in the area.

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l
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great meal with great service in a pleasant setting. What else could you want?

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LC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Were seated quickly. Service was fast and extremely friendly. The food of excellent. Would go back again any time.

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B
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a very nice evening returning to the place where my wife and I first met 2 years ago.

The wait staff was entertaining and made the experience more fun than just enjoying excellent food.

We’ll keep coming back!

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D
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorite spots. Never disappoints.

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MC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great New Year's Eve! Food was delish. Brought some first timers with us.

Stone's Cove is one of our favorite restaurants!

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MV
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent food in intimate n friendly environment.

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TL
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food and service. We love this place.

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CK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Food was the highlight - everything was outstanding. Service was solid as well. Only drawback was the noise. Literally had to shout to the people sitting directly next to you.

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MO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Conscientious and friendly service. Drink specials are great too.

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JD
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was amazing, service was good and atmosphere was inviting. Only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars was because I thought the seating wasn’t what I was expecting for a dinner for 2. Seating is mostly at the bar and not much in the way of traditional seating. Still really cool if you’re not looking for a romantic evening out.

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OT
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good American food (needed it after a week in Europe) with great music and service

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TO
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 5

Great ambiance and service. Good beer and drinks. Regretfully, the food let down the rest of the experience. Flat bread was not bad. The guacamole and chips were not good. Overly acidic and garlicky. The chips were of extremely poor bought in quality. The naked wings were supposed to be seared (we think) but were really really burnt.

What a shame. It’s a fun place and experience but the food prevents me from wanting to return. Sorry folks.

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l
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food! Highly recommend the meatloaf with mashed potatoes appetizer and the chicken with goat cheese and sun dried tomatoes entree.

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Caribbean
158 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent meat chilli and incredible service.

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K
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I love this restaurant! No matter what you order, it’s all good! My only slight complaint is that if you go during peak hours, it can be packed and rather loud, but that’ll never stop me from going. This place is a diamond in the rough!

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a
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I really enjoy going to this place because of the perfect portions of food, quality drinks and the general ambiance. We have had really great service each time we have been to the restaurant.

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L
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

The food was outstanding. Our server had poor communication skills and seemed bothered by a couple simple requests we made. Everyone has a bad day but this was a bot more than that. I'll defeinitely go back but will avoid sitting where that server is working.

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DH
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Not our first time and that's why we go back!
Great food and super friendly service.

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TE
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good place for a couple or small group. You ste sitting aroond the kitchen seeing everything that is happening. Fun to watch it all hapoen

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s
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everyone eats in the kitchen in this place.

Great menu.

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B
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

We didn’t realize the open kitchen concept when we made the reservation. The food was just ok. Nothing special to run back for.

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MV
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Fall menu. Fresh ingredients n friendly, quick service. Good location. Great value.

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BL
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Had a great date night with my wife. The food is always great and the atmosphere is fun with the food prep right in front of you. We really enjoyed the Chicken Parmesan flatbread.

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DR
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delightful service and easy-to-choose-from menus and excellent cocktails! Loved this place :)

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Raleigh
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Neat concept. Food was excellent

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OT
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

They used to change their menu from time to time; now it seems to be locked in concrete, which is disappointing. The night we went, the noise level was very high, making it difficult to hear. One of the only two uni-sex bathrooms was out of order. You must wait for the single toilet for the entire restaurant.

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g
Washington DC
48 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was quite good. Our server was missing in action. Never asked if we needed anything else, refills, etc. When it was time to go, I had to go to the manager to pay bill. Definitely needs to find another vocation.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food at Stone's Cove Kitbar is always so good! I had the flat iron steak and a Dirty Deeds martini. The salmon, fish tacos and shrimp and grits (my personal favorite) were also eaten by our party. All wonderful. The servers are attentive and no matter who you ask, it is taken care of.

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m
Washington DC
39 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always great. A bit pricey but we love the food and service!

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l
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as usual. Not a weak item on the menu. Shrimp & Grits are one of the best.

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b
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time experience was awesome. One of the owners was waiting on us. He was incredibly charismatic and passionate about what he puts on his menu, telling us about a few things he's going to be experimenting with on the menu in the upcoming months. All of it sounded awesome. Hands down, will be going back.

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FF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Last minute, week night, late dinner. Always wanted to try this place. Was fabulous beyond expectations. Shared a Caesar salad w/delicious homemade dressing; my husband and I also shared the salmon and shrimp and grits. Both were cooked perfectly, exactly what we were hungry for. Grits were especially good--buttery, creamy and tastefully prepared. Food was so great, we splurged on a cheesecake dessert, enticed by the server's mention of homemade strawberry sauce. Sat at the bar, good wine and beer. Servers were friendly, knowledgable, attentive, and helpful. All in all, a great casual dining experience.

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K
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great personalized service at kitbar Herndon. Everyone working there is awesome.

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i
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 1

One of our favorites, but recently had a bad experience. First, had a reservation and still got stuck at one of the tables in the back NOT on the bar. This is a huge blind spot for the wait staff. Everything, from water to ordering to the check required a wait and eventually catching someone’s eye. This wouldn’t have been there if we were seated at the main bar. The staff needs to pay attention to the non-bar tables.

The noise was horrible, as the place was packed on a weekday. Easily 10-20 decibels higher than near the front door.

In general, a really bad night of service drove us out of there with no desire to return soon.

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TL
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy the friendly service and the great food. Best flatbreads around.

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DS
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place rocks! When Stone's Cove Kitbar opened I never really had a desire to go there even though it is really close to where I live. It just seemed like "not my kind of place" from the outside. What a mistake!

The food is awesome and so are the people. Everything I have tried from the menu has been excellent and I can be pretty picky. All my friends and family I have brought along agree. The best part is your server is your bartender is your cook and they are all very accomodating and personable. You cannot go wrong giving this place a try - great food in a fun and relaxed environment!

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GP
Washington DC
52 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience. Our server Al was fantastic, and it was half price wine night!! The food was tasty and satisfying. The crab lettuce wraps were my favorite.

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P
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 1

Although I had a reservation, the only 2 places available was either right at the front entrance at the bar or a short table in the main pathway for workers to and from the back area. It was impossible to hold a conversation.

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D
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappoints. One of our “go to’s”

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