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“Likes to pretend it's the Brogue.”
Review of The Tavern at Great Falls - CLOSED

The Tavern at Great Falls
Price range: US$20 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Dining style: Casual Dining
Great Falls, Virginia
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Likes to pretend it's the Brogue.”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

But it isn't the Brogue. The menu is a little more pretentious than the Brogue, but the food is nowheres near as good.

But then, the Great Falls villagers are divided into two groups: those who favor The Tavern, and those who favor the Brogue, and the twain never meet.

  • Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Great Falls, VA
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Best of the group”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

THere have been three or four restaurants in this location over the past 20 years, and this one got it right. Well priced, the entrees are varied but well prepared, with nightly specials. I try to eat here several times a month.

  • Visited February 2014
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Great Falls, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really bad”
Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

The Tavern exists because it one of few restaurants in the little village of Great Falls. We have lived here for 30 years. Our last few meals at The Tavern were absolutely terrible. The order was wrong, the food looked horrible and the waiters looked miserable.
If I showed you a picture of our last meal, you would run.

Visited February 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great Local Place For Dinner with Friends”
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Although not a regular patron of the Tavern, we are always impressed with the quality and variety of food and the attentiveness of service. A Saturday dinner this past weekend was a delightful evening with friends for a great value. We recommend it for a reliably good evening

Visited January 2014
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Wash.DC
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Ok place, nothing special.”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Mostservers are very young and inexperienced even though they try hard. Lots of families with young children. For a simple, mediocre meal at reasonable price its ok.Bar is a nice place but very little if any ambiance

Visited December 2013
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