Gordon Biersch - McLean (CLOSED)

7861 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA, 22102, United States
(703) 388-5454
Latitude: 38.91982, Longitude: -77.22363


Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $$
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 3.88 | Atmosphere: 4.13 | Service: 4.13 | Food: 4.00
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Menotomy (148)
Monday 16th of March 2015 10:09:26 PM
This is within the Tysons Corner mall positioned with all the other larger sit down restaurants (no traditional mall food court here). The size isn't that much smaller, if any, from a typical Gordon Biersch location. It has the same atmosphere as the other locations around the area, although each one usually has its own character. They have the regulars on tap, and occasionally they will have a seasonal around, such as Heather Mell (which was a great beer). The menu isn't dumbed down either.
Selection: 4.25 | Atmosphere: 4 | Service: 4 | Food: 4.0

vgatto (442)
Monday 10th of September 2012 06:28:05 AM
As of early 2012, Gordon-Biersch operates 29 brewpub locations throughout the US. They have a core series of five German-style beers that is offered at all their locations - a very nice Czech-style Pilsner, their flavorful Hefeweizen, a hearty German-style Marzen, their crisp Golden Export, and a roasted Schwarzbier. I definitely recommend visiting any G-B location to try a sampler of these. Upon entering each restaurant, I am tempted by garlic aromas, and I am consistently impressed with their tasty menu. Their food menu has a good variety of appetizers, pizza, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and a good variety of entrees featuring poultry, seafood and meats. The McLean VA brewpub is located inside the large Tysons Corner Shopping Mall, which has plenty of retail, restaurants, and a movie theater. Free parking is available in the mall parking deck. There is a small patio with indoor seating in the mall entryway area. Inside, there is a 20 chair wood and marble top island bar, surrounded by high top tables and booth seating. In a corner near the mall exit, stainless steel brewing vessels are visible behind the glass windows of their compact brewhouse. The decor is brick walls decorated with poster art. The service was good. In addition to the core five, most G-B locations offer several seasonal brews, but there were none on tap when I visited this location. I wish their beer selection was a little bolder and more diverse.
Selection: 3.5 | Atmosphere: 4.25 | Service: 4.25 | Food: 4.25

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