We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rosemary's Thyme Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, French, Pizza, Turkish
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
5762 Union Mill Rd, Clifton, VA 20124-1088
703-502-1084
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 48 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious kabob, yearned for ambiance

We visited the restaurant on Valentine's Day for lunch as the evening was expected to turn sour with record breaking chill and high winds. The place was recommended by an acquaintance as I was looking for a cozy place to take my wife and daughter. A little let down at first as the ambiance was less... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
csserious
,
Chantilly, Virginia
Add Photo Write a Review

48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Fairfax, Virginia
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

hubby and I stopped in for lunch one afternoon. It took forever to get our food and once we got it, it wasn't that good. the place was dead so we weren't sure why it took so long. we were hoping it was would be a good option since we live so close, but its not.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairfax, Virginia
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a go to place for dinner all the time, anytime! All of their dishes are yummy and well prepared. We love sharing an assortment of their small dishes and a flatbread along with any of their fun cocktails or a bottle from their nice wine selection. Reasonably priced with helpful and attentive service, this is a great place... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chantilly, Virginia
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We visited the restaurant on Valentine's Day for lunch as the evening was expected to turn sour with record breaking chill and high winds. The place was recommended by an acquaintance as I was looking for a cozy place to take my wife and daughter. A little let down at first as the ambiance was less inviting. Tables and floor... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manassas, Virginia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was my first visit with a friend who had been there many times. I could not get over the size of the menu and uniqueness of the items especially for the area. We wanted a salad and by experience, my friend new it was large so we asked to split it. When the waitress returned with two bowled salads... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The first time I ate here several years back, I liked the food so much that I went back again. Over the the last several visits, I realized something had changed., The food didn't feel the same. I am told that some of the meat is halal and that was a reason I would bring my friends who eat halal... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairfax, Virginia
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

I knew this restaurant had a wonderful reputation but in a shopping center off the beaten track. Went Sunday for the brunch with 3 others. Best brunch ever. Why would you go to a chain restaurant! We all make that mistake. Servers Cindy and Van were the ultimate in attentiveness and kindness. Best French toast and great omelettes. Bloody Mary... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Springfield, Virginia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

There were five of us and we all had something different and we each had a very pleasant experience. The "mediterranean pide" was superb. The scampi was a delight. The chicken alfredo and pizza were very good. The salmon was excellent. All very, very good. The service was attentive and appropriate at all times. This was a noisy, strip mall... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We hadn't dined here in over a year, and we both thought it has changed for the worse. Both of our entrees were prepared very differently from the last time we ate dinner here. The Adana Kebab was very dry. But we were hungry and it was late so we ate it without complaining. But I don't remember anyone asking... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Virgina
Top Contributor
196 reviews 196 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Decent neighborhood place but I wouldn't drive from my neighborhood just to go there. Menu overburdening, salads huge, pizza passable, one big room inside, bathrooms a little rough, front patio nice but it gets full sun. Slow service and I hate being called honey, sweetie and the like.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clifton, Virginia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Was so worried 20 years ago that this restaurant would not last in our neighborhood giant shopping center! but thanks to the many little rocky Run residents it thrives. Always good foo, have changed their ,menu ( did take off my favorite Mexican chicken pasta dish chicken Santa Fe. Wish they would bring it back!) Always a go to place... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Rosemary's Thyme Bistro also viewed

Clifton, Fairfax County
Clifton, Fairfax County
 
Clifton, Fairfax County
Clifton, Fairfax County
 

Been to Rosemary's Thyme Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5762 Union Mill Rd, Clifton, VA 20124-1088
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: 703-502-1084

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Pizza, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rosemary's Thyme Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?