If you live in Reston and are looking for a place to unwind after a long day, the possibilities are endless! There are dozens of restaurants throughout Reston, giving residents a lot of options not only for dinner, but also to score some great happy hour deals! Grab your co-workers, your spouse, or your buddies and head out to some of these consistently good happy hour locations.
Reston Town Center
For the greatest amount of choices in one place for happy hour, head over to Reston Town Center. McCormick & Schmick’s reigns supreme, with an impressive happy hour menu of beer, wine, spirits, and martinis from $3.75 to $8. Their happy hour food menu features items from $3-$9, including Truffle Fries, Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Crispy Coconut Shrimp. Additional happy hour food specials are offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, with delicious munchies like $1 tacos, oysters, and shrimp. Monday – Saturday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Morton’s The Steakhouse also has some deals that will definitely make you smile. Along with rail drink specials, plan to sink your teeth into yummy bar bites menu items from $7 to $8 like Iceberg Wedge bites, Four Petite Filet Mignon Sandwiches, and Short Rib Steak Tacos. Monday-Friday 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for drinks and food; bar bites only from 9 p.m. to close.
Mon Ami Gabi has drink specials and their own well-rounded bar bites menu, with French favorites from $5-$10 including escargot, Onion Soup, and a slider trio with hand cut fries. Monday-Friday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Veteran restaurant Clyde’s happy hour includes drink specials and $3 off all starters and $5 off burgers and chicken in the bar. Monday –Friday 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
PassionFish has a wide selection of $5 food and drink specials. Drinks include wine, draft beer, and specialty cocktails. Their bar bites menu has more than a dozen items including Sweet Corn Empanadas, Classic Peruvian Style Ceviche, and a Trio of Oyster Bloody Mary Shooters. Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (drinks until 7 p.m.); Saturday, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Near Reston Town Center
Not Your Average Joe’s, a short distance from Reston Town Center,gets the party started with $3 and $4 beers, $5 wines and $6-$7 mixed drinks. A small but inexpensive snack menu ranging from $2 to $6 with things like pizza and sliders makes this one to try for sure. Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Also nearby, head to Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants to enjoy $5-$6 glasses of wine and $7 specialty cocktails. Their food menu features a dozen items ranging in price from $7 to $9 and includes their award-winning Asian BBQ Pork Belly Tostadas, House Made Meatballs, and a selection of Flatbreads. Monday –Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
There are several restaurants with happy hour deals around the lake, many with outdoor seating offering a serene setting to relax after a busy day. Check out Singh Thai, Café Montmartre, Kalypso’s Sports Tavern, and the Lake Anne Coffee House & Wine Bar to enjoy drinks and appetizers overlooking the lake.
Other spots around town
In the Hunter Woods area of Reston, visit Ariake Sushi for a happy hour that includes 25% off drinks and menu items for $4-$7 including seaweed salad and the California roll. Monday –Thursday, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Located in the Spectrum Center, On the Border has $2-$5 drinks, $10-$12 draft beer pitchers and $3 shots. Enjoy $2-$4 Mexican favorites like Guacamole, Tacos, Nachos, and Stuffed Jalapenos. Monday – Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.