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Choices By Shawn

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3950 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3935
+1 703-385-5433
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“popovers” (3 reviews)
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9:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3950 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3935
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's difficult to find a restaurant that will accommodate my gluten sensitivity and garlic and onion allergies. My husband and I were in Fairfax many months ago and while trying and failing to find parking for another restaurant we drove by Choices and decided to...More

Thank marybC4783BB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard that this place was good, so we had dinner on a Friday night. Nice weather so sat outside. We had the brussels sprouts and garlic fries as appetizer. We then had the duck and rosemary as entrees. The place was packed, and...More

1  Thank B G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I were in town visiting one of the many wonderful historical sites in Fairfax and had an hour to kill until our house tour so we found this place to have lunch. It's a very cool old house that the restaurant is...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant with a very pleasant staff featuring innovative, well prepared fare. The outdoor dining is quite pleasant despite being by a busy street and its noise, and they are dog-friendly (recommend you call ahead to ensure they can support). In addition,...More

Thank PSUDanO23
Reviewed May 31, 2017

My new favorite restaurant in Fairfax, though it should be renamed Choices by Bill Hamrock, who bought the place last year. Bill has put together a spectacular menu, and next time I will bring a camera as each dish looked like an exhibit from a...More

1  Thank Dwarf_Cinquefoil
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We went to Choices to celebrate our don-in-law graduation from Law School. The old house had a great atmosphere. Deviled egg appetizer was excellent. Elicits. I had a stuffed shrimp dish that was delicioust. Great service too!!

Thank Kay84317
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We wanted to take our son, daughter-in-law and 2 grandchildren (ages 11 and 8) out to dinner. Finding a place where everyone can find something to order, that is not too far away and that takes reservations is not a simple task. We found Choices...More

Thank Priscilla F
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Outstanding food and excellent service. The wide range of gluten-free menu items is very impressive. There's an interesting wine list. The crab cakes were outstanding, the roast pork excellent, and a special scallop dish was superb. The historic setting adds to the charm. A memorable...More

Thank InfrequentFlyer2
Reviewed April 9, 2017

My wife and I walked here from church only to discover we were not he only ones from our church eating there. It was our first time and had a wonderful meal. The weather was nice so we ate outside on the porch. Lovely.

1  Thank Ron C
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Our family recently had dinner here and let me say it was the best dinning experience we had on our trip. The staff were friendly and welcoming. They were knowledgeable about the food as well as their wines. I have a LOT of food allergies...More

Thank cmbeaird
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3950 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3935
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-385-5433
  • E-mail
Just opened a couple years ago. Their web address is http://choicesbyshawn.com.
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