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The Tavern at Great Falls

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9835 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066
+1 703-757-4770
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 5
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Closed!! Shut down after 14 years on April 14th

Big surprise and disappointment -- we went regularly. We'll miss the staff and the $5 off bottles of wine on Fridays.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Derrick C
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  • Families with children
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Great Falls, Virginia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Due to what I have been told are financial issues, the Tavern is no longer in business. This place was one of the two taverns in Great Falls, the other being the Olde Brogue, but sadly it closed a week or so ago. Rumors has it that some sort of bakery is due to open there.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Big surprise and disappointment -- we went regularly. We'll miss the staff and the $5 off bottles of wine on Fridays.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love that the staff and GM here are so friendly! One of my pet peeves is a restaurant where the GM is MIA or the staff doesn't seem like they like their job. This restaurant passes both tests... And the food is delicious!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant is a great choice for really any walk of life. there are two sides, one is a bar side and the other has booths. The bar side boasts a lively atmosphere, it feels like the entire town is there and everyone knows everyone. On the other side sits people who want to have more quiet conversation and families... More 

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Great Falls, VIrginia
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Close by meeting place for Great Falls, McLean guests. A separate section for young families, great menu, good food and pleasant staff. Good evning out when you don't want to break the bank.

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Great Falls, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A very pleasant evening had by my group. We ordered a variety of items off the menu and all were prepared to our liking. The restaurant itself was classic but very relaxed. The bar was full of what appeared to be regulars as they carried on conversations with the bartender. The dining room area was spacious and the tables were... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

If you want a great salad or a generous burger, hit the Town Tavern. The cozy booths and friendly service make this Great Falls staple a place I enjoy revisiting frequently. And if you have grandkids, take them here. There's a full kids' menu and crayons at the ready.

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Great Falls, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Solid consistent performance from the back of the house at The Tavern. Lots of good choices on the menu and you can get in and out in very reasonable amount of time. Another plus is that it doesn't put a huge drain on the wallet. Have been going for years and have not ever been disappointed.

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Seattle, Washington
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509 reviews 509 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Was in Great Falls for the business meeting and we decided to eat at The Tavern for lunch. It was a great environment to sit down and have a casual business meal. I ordered the steak salad which was very good and enough food for 2 people. Would definitely recommend The Tavern for a casual meal option.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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206 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I had the Atomic burger which from the name I expected the buffalo onion rings to be explosive with flavor...not so much, actually. It was cooked to my specification of "rare" so that was positive. Another positive is that you can smoke on the patio.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9835 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Great Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 703-757-4770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?