What a fantastic meal. Everything was delicious and made for a delightful dinner. Our waiter Kevin was terrific and the kitchen knocked it out of the park. Can't wait to go back.
Took my husband for his birthday. I had never heard of the restaurant so I didn't know what to expect. More casual setting than I expected. Service was great. The atmosphere was noisy. We had to talk really loud or really close to have a conversation. Food was delicious! We had the hush puppies, crab cakes, crab soup, and lobster pasta. All of it was delicious! I would definitely go again.
Fantastic server, food and atmosphere. We will definitely return
The Grilled Oyster Company never ever disappoints. The staff is as amazing as the food. Love Felicia!
Excellent restaurant and one of the many reasons we find ourselves at Cabin John mall. Really great wait staff as well.
Consistently good food. Had a pleasant server too
The food was very good, and the service was outstanding as was the kitchen's ability to accommodate gluten free modifications! It was very noisy!
Valentines special menu was excellent! Service was good but a bit slow so I rate it 4 stars otherwise I would give 5 stars.
Went there for Valentine's Day. They could do little better for that day. Food was just OK and atmosphere nor really romantic
This was a great place for a Valentine's Day dinner. The food is great here and imaginative, plus, the waitstaff is professional and friendly. Highly recommend.
Not sure if they got the first message but a great place to come 8 had a reservation was early was accommodated excellent service just a excellent restaurant.
Food was ok, but very small portions for the price. Tacos had minimal amounts of fish, scallops, etc. Two small tacos with nothing else on the plate for close to $20. Smallish glasses of wine for large glass prices. Our server was very nice, but kitchen was VERY slow ... We waited a VERY LONG time for each course. They served a starter which was called "flatbread" but was simply a few extremely over-spiced cracker crisps that nobody at the table could eat along with a few celery sticks. The overall worst part was the horrible kitchen service. Otherwise, pretty mediocre for the prices.
Excellent beer selection and wonderful fresh seafood. The oysters are great and I'm a fan of the crab soup, too. The wait staff was very accommodating with our needs related to having our 2-year-old in tow.
I looked on my Zagat app to choose a seafood spot to celebrate my birthday. I really enjoyed the ambiance, though I wish the menu was expanded a little more in terms of seafood fare. The drinks and appetizers were amazing!
Our waiter, Enrique, was very pleasant and warm. The kitchen got backed up so our apps took a while to come out but after that, all was well. Food was good, we had scallops and fish special. Would return with kids next time. The only challenge this place has is its strip mall location.
This restaurant is turning out to be a bit of a favorite. It's family friendly - so you can eat there with your kids - but upscale and nice ambiance makes it perfect for date night or a get together with friends. Great beer list, decent adventurous wine list, fresh oysters can't be beat. The Chesapeake bay / sailing theme is also fun and fits in all seasons. The service can be a tad slow but if you're not pressed for time and can chill out on Friday or Saturday evening, its a great place to unwind. Cosy and Romantic enough for a date.
The crabcakes were amazing, my spouse's salmon was cooked perfectly. The service was quick and responsive. We appreciated very much the substitute of cracker & veggies with dip instead of bread - very thoughtful for those of us who are off bread. The only nit was the vergetarian fried rice dish which we were sharing as a side was gloppy and to sweet. Otherwise, great.
In from out of town. Great place.
We always have a solidly good meal when we eat here. Sometimes we go and just sit at the bar, but I enjoy sitting at a table with friends. I can't remember the name of our server, but she was nothing short of wonderful! Looking forward to dining there again.
First time here-happened to be in the area. Great server, great oyster shooter, great cocktails and great entrees. Everything was great! A nice surprise in this shopping center. I'm sure we'll be back! :)
Food is delicious, but noise level was so high that it was difficult to hear dinner conversation. Helen is a superb server.
Both the specials and the regular menu are fantastic. We each had a tough time deciding which entree to order. Service (Francis) was great, and the owner checked in as well to make sure our meal was great. Cannot say enough about Grilled Oyster Company. We will continue coming here!
My meal was much too spicy. I wanted just a lite meal and could not find anything to my liking.
First time going as we went for Restaurant Week, Sunday brunch. The food was amazing! Can we talk about those grilled oysters though? So good! We cannot wait to go back to try happy hour.
Great neighborhood gem. Food was great and the team of Rick, Felicia and Mike were fun and responsive.
Delicious oysters we tried for the first time, onion soup and scallop tacos. Excellent waitress. In a shopping center so ambiance was as good as possible. No.problem parking, though.
Food was good but portions are small. Service was efficient . Good neighborhood seafood restaurant.
Francis was FANTASTIC
A nice place for a casual dinner. The menu has been changed so that it isn't clear that there are additional options. Not sure why they did it, quite confusing. Fortunately our server let us know.
Pretty awesome. Service is excellent. Oysters are great. Beer is great. Nice place to go with friends. Low key. Menu is small but adequate.
Great wait staff and management. The menu is creative and the food was excellent. The dishes we had were on the rich side - lots of butter and cream, but we don't mind that once in while. Great desserts, also quite rich. Mine was a generous portion for one, and my wife's was enough for two. We'll go back.
We traditionally have oysters and clam chowder on New Years Day. We wanted to try a new venue though. This is a surprisingly nice little place tucked into a strip mall in Potomac. Not much to look at from the outside, but well appointed to give that Chesapeake feel on the inside. Friendly and attentive (but not overbearing) service.
The oysters - perfect! The crab dip - very good (a little too much cream, but nice flavor with big chunks of crab). The clam chowder - thick, lots of clams (a couple still in the shell - unique touch) well flavored, and a light touch of warm spice to it (old bay maybe?). Crab cake - no filler (Maryland standard), perfect small fist size. Bloody Mary - nice blend of spice, but could have been a little spicier for my taste (my wife was happy with it though). We tried out the creamy crab soup - very bland (possibly too much sherry too) - the clam chowder was definitely the pick. They were very apologetic with the creamy crab and accommodated by taking it off the bill (nice touch, good business).
Overall very nice. Not crowded, comfortable booth seating (or tables if that is your preference). Very clean. I'd do it again.
Very good resturant for every occasion. Service and food are terrific. Owner and service are great always friendly.
The restaurant is great. However, the current construction in the shopping center makes parking very difficult and will definitely reduce our visits.
It has always been a favorite place as the menu is updated and specials are very special. Items are also interestingly creative.
Loved the selection of oysters. Our server was very knowledgeable about the different flavors and origins, and was so helpful in assisting us with selections. The oysters were delicious! So fresh and cold, and sauces were great. Mussels in butter and wine was outstanding; fried clams were plump and not overly battered or overcooked, and the homemade tarter sauce was best I've ever had; crab cake had almost no filler--pure back fin crab meat, lightly seasoned and beautifully fried. Everything came out hot and perfectly prepared. They were out of a couple of the beers on the chalkboard, but server had suggestions for others. The food was outstanding, and our out-of-town family loved it so much we went back the next day for lunch. Really quite surprised the place was not packed. And $1 oysters on Tuesdays?! We will be back on a weekly basis!
A very good, neighborhood spot, and we'll go again. The oysters are great, and the wine list is fine. The evening we went, the restaurant was about half full, and it was easy to hear one another. It would be nice if the booth benches were re-done: they're too low for average heights, and particularly for shorter people.
3 stars to recognize the very good well presented food. Unfortunately, the staff was disorganized and frantic. 2 coffees arrived 20 minutes apart and desert finally showed up 20 minutes after the coffee was gone. Maitre'd was apologizing to everyone in the restaurant. Bartender was leaving his station to serve tables. Not a precision machine.
Catching up with a girlfriend. Had roasted beet salad with a crab cake. It was delicious
This was our first time here, we came with another couple. We had a reservation and were seated right away. The host was very friendly. We sat at a booth, the bench was low and uncomfortable. Our waitress was friendly, informative, and we had wonderful service. She explained the menu and made great suggestions. We all enjoyed our food. We had appetizer of fried oysters and crab hush puppies, and entrees were Cioppino, Three grilled fish, and lump crab cake. Everyone was happy. We will definitely come again.