McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston
The food was very good, but it was the waiter that made the evening exceptional.
Very good food. A little expensive- why is fish “simply prepared” more expensive than the meal with more extras?
They played "rock music" loudly! Everything else was fine.
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Reston. We were celebrating a special occasion. The service was prompt and professional and the food outstanding. A very memorable event.
Had an issue with the salmon and waiter and manager corrected it. Manager had conversation with us. Made us feel like valued guests.
We were celebrating our son’s birthday (adult). We received excellent service. We liked our semi-private seating. It was our first time to the restaurant as a family.
I brought my daughter and other three adult children for my oldest daughter's bday celebration. We liked having the private booth, but the curtains were never shut - why do they have them? Our waiter was ok, but a bit personally awkward. We had to ask about our drinks a few times and the steaks had to be sent back because they were undercooked. For the money I spent, over $300, I felt it could have been a better experience.
we were all very pleased with our food. They all commented that their dinner was very good. I had the tuna special and it was delicious. On the other hand, it was a Sunday evening, the restaurant was not at all busy. it seemed to take much too long for us to get our drinks. The desserts were disappointing. The strawberry shortcake had a grand total of 2 strawberries. The strawberry pie had a crust that we could not cut even with a knife. We had to return it. The coffee was served well ahead of the desserts and was lukewarm when it arrived. The server was attentive and did his best to make it a pleasant experience.
Great experience. Service and food fantastic. Definitely recommend.
High ratings for most categories except "Value for Money". Having to pay $17 for ONE small lump crab cake is way over the top! Also the Tableside Tartare for $20+ was ridiculous. In general your prices are way too high and this may have been why the restaurant was pretty empty around 7:30pm on a Saturday evening!! Also your wine prices are stratospheric!
Food was terrible. Ahi tuna was tasteless and bourbon salmon over cooked.
Delicious but sadly a few entrees arrived cold. Crab legs cold is not great, but cold scallops & spinach is just bad. The rest of us were happy with our meals. Niece said her shrimp scampi was the best pasta she’d ever had! Dad loved the halibut & I really enjoyed the buttery & huge portion of sea bass & edamame. Rock fish was not a hit, but probably a matter of personal preference. Waiter was very good.
Great experience. Shout out to David, and Ryan the manager. Always great when they’re there.
Amazing server and great atmosphere.
We had a large group of 9 which was easily accommodated. Food was excellent and service excellent. Dining atmosphere was very nice in a room with other families.
My husband and I had not visited for quite some time. We enjoyed our experience. The waiter made it especially nice. Our food was excellent.
Service took too long to acknowledge our presence. Asked twice for a specific menu which never arrived. Server suggested a dessert which we accepted on her recommendation to find out that the kitchen was out of that dessert. Food good as always though.
Celebrated a birthday and had a very enjoyable meal; would do it again.
We had a very enjoyable experience with great service.
Our hostess seated us right away, she remembered I had just called to say we’d be a few minutes late due to HS graduation. Our server was very knowledgeable about all the food and how it was prepared, we had a picky eater with us and he was very accommodating with changing around the sides. He knew exactly when to reappear for refills and then would disappear so we could talk. We really had a good meal and will definitely be back.
Resturant was comfortable, food was enjoyable, music in the bar was nice, but the wait staff (in our experience) needed some polishing.
Good food. Window was really dirty. Service was sub par for McCormick and Schmidt.
Restaurant was filthy, service was indifferent at best, food was average.
We dined on a Christmas gift card from our son. We were able to sit in one of the curtained tables - very nice and quite. Salads and dinners were excellent. Great wine list. Our server was attentive but did not rush us.
Our server was great so I rated him 5 stars. The food was hit and miss. My son and daughter in law both had salmon and really enjoyed it. My wife had king crab which was dry, she noted that's what the butter is for but she had king crab at Fords Fish Shack last month when we went out for our anniversary and said it much better. I ordered the two lobster tail dinner which was mediocre, the best I can say is at least I didn't make the mistake of ordering the three lobster tail dinner. They came with what I believe was described as lobster bisque mashed potatoes but they tasted more like instant masked potatoes with a little bit of lobster bisque soup poured over them. The Caesar salad I had was ok as best.
To top it off, I noted when I made my reservation that it was an anniversary dinner (my son & daughter in lay) and mentioned it again to the hostess. Someone should have said congratulations to them, nothing.
I was there on Memorial Day and deeply appreciated the recognition extended to veterans (myself being a veteran). The quality of the food was only surpassed by the friendliness and hospitality extended by the front desk, bartenders, and wait staff.
Will definitely be coming back soon!
Food is exquisite and served with care, by friendly staff.
Went for Memorial Day Veterans Dinner and McCormick & Schmick's did not disappoint! The server was great, food delicious and overall a wonderful time!
Excellent food and service as one would expect from a top rated restaurant.
It can get noisy, so a table in a "quieter" area can be requested.
Memorial day special
Great Memorial Day meal
This restaurant provides free meals to honor the Military every Memorial and Veterans days, which is greatly appreciated! I wish I could afford to patronize them throughout the calendar year, but, regrettably, the batter-dipped fish and fries entree is a poor value--over $20.00 for a small portion of fish, french fries and 3 tablespoons, tops, for coleslaw. I suspect that the waitress didn't expect a tip for the 'free' meal, because her service was okay, but mediocre (she failed to provide the bread/butter, until reminded, so it came while we were already eating the entree, instead of pre-entree, and she didn't come around to check on us or refill our water glasses. (PS: WE DO TIP! Gladly. And most vets getting the free meals are reminded to do so, too!) Free is free, and we truly do appreciate the recognition, really! But we just are not impressed enough by the portions, prices, value, or service to return without the free deal incentive. So sorry.
Great ambiance and vet-friendly. Unfortunately, the swordfish was undercooked and kept me up all night and "uncomfortably busy" the next two days.
Very grateful for McCormick and Schmick's for honoring all our Service members. Excellent food and service. The Manager Jim at Reston M&S was great.
For Memorial Day meal for Vets
I and my wife took advantage of the Memorial Day Complementary Meal for vets. My wife is also a vet and we both enjoyed our lunch at McCormick & Schmick's in Reston, Virginia, very much. Service and food was absolutely impeccable. Thank you for an excellent lunch dining experience. We will be back sometime very soon.
I was there for Memorial Day Lunch with my Wife, and it was a superb experience! The Manager, Jim, goes out of his way to make every dining experience there memorable, and this visit was no exception. Olga was our server, and she did a very nice job as well.
Thank you for another excellent visit!
Our dinner was wonderful. Service was even better. We loved this place.
We had a good meal and the server did a great job with our many requests. I still feel like the food while good is missing something to be great. And when you’re paying top dollar for food and drink it needs to be great. We were also disappointed you were out of soft shell crabs.
Finally, as a Landry select member we’ve had other restaurants (Yak and Yeti specifically) where the manager come over and welcome us. M&S participates in the loyalty program but doesn’t do anything special when you present your LSC card upon checking in.