Clyde's of Reston

4.3
3086 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
***When our patio is open, it is seated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Clyde's at Reston Town Center has mahogany and leather, antique model planes, boats and equestrian artifacts. Outdoor dining next to the Pavilion April thru October. American-style saloon menu.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
**Every night we offer a Late Night menu until 1:30 am!**
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Phone number
(703) 787-6601
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Joseph Allen
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Catering
We do not offer private dining in this location. Clyde's Willow Creek Farm, as well as Clyde's at Mark Center would be happy to accommodate your group, when possible.
events@clydes.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Reston Parkway & Market Street
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Parking details
Several nearby parking lots at Reston Town Center.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 3086 People Are Saying
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VA
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Not our usual experience at Clyde’s

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TF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 4

Don’t get to take my sons to a nice dinner very much. It’s a luxuary. Our waiter John was great. We didn’t get bread with our soup though. The food we greasy and not very tasty. Presentation meh. Expected more from Clydes. Expensive dinner for bar food taste/quality.

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E
Washington DC
41 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Clyde’s is a reliable place to get good, well-prepared food. The service is usually very good, although sometimes new waitstaff need (and should get) some patience while they learn. That was my experience this evening. I will continue dining at Clyde’s as I have for 25 years.

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

We celebrate our anniversary here every year and it never ceases to amaze me the wonderful service we receive here! everyone is so welcoming and they seat fairly quickly. If you don't like to wait you can always make a reservation. They stay consistently busy but you could never tell with the wait staff they do an outstanding job! I love coming here! If it wasn't an hour and a half drive we would probably make this place our date night spot!

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L
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

good food and varied menu
reasonable prices
good atmosphere
good service

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BD
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the place...any time I’m in the area, this is a “must do” destination dinner spot.

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SH
Baltimore
13 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The nautical themed decor typically sets the mood for a relaxing and comfortable meal. This particular evening the ambiance was disturbed by some undisciplined children whose loud voices could be heard throughout the restaurant and another group celebrating a surprise birthday. But otherwise the service was great, as usual. The best part of the meal was the dessert. We had the oatmeal pie with cinnamon ice cream, which was delicious.

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RM
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice meal on last day of lobster specials. Good value. Other food looked good.

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JG
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The lobster was outstanding. Clyde's is a great place for a meal with family or friends.

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JS
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Miss the Tysons location. Sad but it seems ownership is resting on their laurels. Can’t find a reason to return or recommend this one.

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JP
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Horrible service.
Server forgot order, smiled and left them was surprised when apprise was not brought out before main course. Still has no clue she forgot to bring coke a cola for my son. Never will go there again and will actively tell people not to go there!

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L
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 4ambience 4

Food was cold or not warm. Home made corn beef hash no flavor and cold. Most dishes for 10 people were not very warm. And poorly prepared or overcooked.

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GR
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We usually have a wonderful dinner at Clyde's in Reston, but two things came up. My drink (Dry Sack on the rocks) was so small, and without the enormous ice cube there was barely a 1/2" of alcohol in the glass. I did tell the waiter, and asked that I have another drink on the house because the first one was a bit scarce. He brought the drink in a small wine glass while my drinking glass had the ice cube. I poured the Dry Sack over the ice cube and it was a decent portion.
The other item was my husband's jaegerschnitzl was very dry and over breaded.

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KP
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service by our server, Manuel; attentive, friendly and efficient. Other attendants were good, too. Tasty lobster roll and husband loved his Parmesan crusted trout. Lovely, cozy booth. Kudos to the Clyde’s of Reston team!

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d
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Good meal except "hanger steak". It came in the surprising shape of a filet mignon and was so tough as to be indedible.

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PW
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the lobster special! I come for my birthday every year!

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EA
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

We were clelebrating our birthdays. Nothing special for a birthday anymore???

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J
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Love Cludes and so much easier now that you take reservations. Love sitting outside this summer. Have been a regular for 25 plus years!

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BK
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Quite disappointed in the offerings on the menu. Couldn’t switch cole slaw for a small salad on a crab cake order.

Waitress was nice but not very good - slow service; had to ask for cream & sugar for coffee. Table was full of empty plates & she brought the coffee but no where to put it table was full of empty plates. Disappointing experience.

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SE
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

5 of us in the group including a vegetarian. Menu provided options for all. The food was outstanding and the service was very good.

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JF
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 5

Food and service were blah. The lobster bisque (special of the day) was burned and gross. Apparently you can get free parking code but was not offered this even after asking about it.

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OT
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

This was not what we expected at all. The service was horrendous and the three black hairs in a burger were beyond gross! Other than taking our order our waitress never came and checked on us, didn’t confirm our order we received was what we ordered (which it was not) and seemed super irritated when we literally had to flag down a waitress from another section to get us water. One of my colleagues ended up physically getting up to get our water. It’s unfortunate —since our waitress was training a new hire, too. It would be unfortunate to have a new hire observe such poor customer service and think it was acceptable.

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M
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Excellent place, our group meets there for lunch at least once a month. Highly recommended

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p
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite restaurant- food is great-crab cakes are better than Baltimore
Love the aesthetic yet comfortable vibe
A cheerful cozy place
Great location
Reasonable prices, friendly staff

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Sat at a section at 8:30 (restaurant not full) and waited over 15 minutes for a waiter to come by, then had to speak to manger to even get water and a server. Service never improved. Manager did take 50% off bill, but didn't make up for a terrible experience. I know why I never dine at Clyde's! Better options at RTC.

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Celebrated Wife’s birthday with a party of 12. TJ, our server was excellent. Checked on us often and provided updates on entrees. TJ was very familiar with the restaurant. Food was great! Service was great! Costs, very competing.

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CL
Washington DC
60 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We have been going to this Clyde's for many years. While overall it is still good, it reminds me of the sports star who, as they age, loses a step. Service was a bit slow and could have been more professional. The food was good but not quite as good as previous visits.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had a very nice waitress. Really nice experience and the food was really good!

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MP
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great dinner with my girlfriend and had very friendly service and great food!

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good for business lunch

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Worst restaurant experience to date! We had a 6:30 reservation and were promptly seated. This is where it went downhill immediately! Drinks took forever to come, server blamed bar being busy. Manager came over and took our order, server was mia. We ordered 2 salads, a kids meal and 1 entree at about 6:45. We waited, waited and waited. My son ate bread. Our food never came out. We left at 7:25 with no food. No one ever asked to refill our drinks either. Thank goodness my son at least got some bread. Never again

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c
Washington DC
75 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This was a great server. The lobster roll was fantastic and I shouldn’t have had the Oreo cheesecake - but I am oh so glad I did!

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JP
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! Delicious food and service! Service was terrific, even for a large party of nine!

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DM
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

I always enjoy the Clyde’s lobster special and this was no exception.

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PB
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for lobster. It was wonderful. The truffled mac and cheese was amazing. Will be returning soon.

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JM
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Lobster special was outstanding! Service was good. Crying baby was a bit of a distraction though certainly not the restaurant's fault. We will be back.

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S
Washington DC
69 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

pleasant experience however the waiter appeared a bit confused and we had to remind him several time of order items still outstanding. He as pleasant and friendly - just very distracted.

Crabcakes were good and meaty but overly peppery - half as much would have been adequate.

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D
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

Totally disappointed. I eat at Tower Oaks in Rockville almost weekly and it is a totally different experience. I went on line to compare the menu. Reston listed several different entre's as well as desserts - they had none of them.
Waitress did not offer bread, rarely came back, food took forever to get to the table and the desserts (two milkshakes and a piece of chocolate cake to go) took almost 20 minutes to get to the table. The adult drinks were so strong those that ordered them couldn't finish them - and they tasted nothing like the description.
We were sitting at a round table and the noise level was so high we could barely hear the person sitting next to us let alone across the table. I know that all Clyde's are loud but Reston was so loud it made our whole dining experience unpleasant. I personally will never go back to the Reston location.

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E
New England
33 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service. Great food. Good time w groups big or small.

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EK
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

We had a good meal but it wasn't wonderful except for one member's lobster shepherd's pie. Too, our waiter seemed totally unengaged and quite dour (perhaps he was having a bad night).

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