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7115 Leesburg Pike #107, Falls Church, VA 22043 (Haycock Rd.)
+1 703-942-8148
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 05:00 - 22:00
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

We did a bachelor party for nine guys here last month - it was a great experience and we are still basking over the memories. Several of our guys are very good in the kitchen and they learned new techniques and skills from the Thai cooking class we did with Chef Leo. We got to make and enjoy our meal,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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381 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

With its fixed format menu and dinner-lecture presentation, the Open Kitchen is not a conventional restaurant and is not a good choice for a casual meal. The atmosphere is a bit industrial and a friendly welcoming staff doesn't overcome a cold sensation. But it is a very entertaining and instructional venue for a unique evening. The price is a bit... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

Heard good things about Open Kitchen so decided to check it out right before Christmas. On a Sunday night there were only two other people in the whole restaurant. Then the waiter informed us that the dinner service would be closing in January and the restaurant would be turned into just having cooking classes. The food was pretty good, no... More 

Thank Scott W
Great Falls, Virginia
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

I found this restaurant based on reviews and was not disappointed. Service was attentive, but not overly intrusive. Each dish was delicious, home-made bread and very nice variety to the wine list. They have moved to "medium" plates (not tapas, but larger) and also had stand alone meals. We all cleaned every plate. I'd eat there again.

Thank Susanne H
Alexandria, Virginia
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

We drove by the restaurant and decided to eat here on a whim. My wife had been once before 3 years earlier and said the food was good. She was right. The food was excellent. We had a selection of meats and cheeses and a number of small plates from what the waiter referred to as the "new menu" including... More 

Thank WheresKnoxNow
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

When friends suggested we meet for dinner at Open Kitchen, we looked at their web site, which was certainly inviting, and read the TA reviews, mixed. Arriving at 6PM, with a reservation, we were among the few tables there for that evening. The menu looked interesting and we ordered various starters and entrees and wine. My wife found the wine... More 

Thank mikeandlindaR
Washington, DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

There were three of us and we didn't realize it was restaurant week. We were two females and one male. Two of us got the Fixed Price menu while the other female paid $22 for her a la carte Steak dinner. The two of us had the beet salad, very nice. Interesting that the cheese was smeared on the plate... More 

Thank CookWashingtonDC
Falls Church, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

We eat at Open Kitchen regularly - the service, food, and wine are stellar. The staff at Open Kitchen are extremely hospitable and very knowledgeable about the food and wines - both of which are taken seriously (but not too seriously) in the restaurant. The menu selections are varied and should please any palate. Open Kitchen is ideal for foodies.... More 

Thank Mike N
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

Great choices of wine and cheese and appetizers. We had our holiday event there and really enjoyed the wine tasting, appetizers and overall festive ambiance made to measure for our party.

Thank Shutterbug35
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

If you like to watch the chefs cook your meal, you'll enjoy Open Kitchen. We saw a crowd at the bar, leaning over to watch the chefs 10 feet away in an open kitchen area. We sat farther back, where we could watch the action on a large-screen monitor. We were impressed at the quality of the ingredients they used.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$95 - US$110
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7115 Leesburg Pike #107, Falls Church, VA 22043
    (Haycock Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: West Falls Church-Orange Line
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-942-8148
Open Kitchen is a unique culinary gathering space that celebrates the kitchen and the table as centers of pleasure and community. Through custom-designed, interactive, and engaging events, Open Kitchen provides you with a total culinary experience.

Hands-on Recreational Cooking Classes
Chef's Demonstrations
Upscale Receptions and Dinners
Corporate Team-buildings
Advanced Team Training
Client Appreciation Dinners
Culinary Boot Camps
Birthday Parties
Private Cooking Lessons
Off-site Catering Services
Much more!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?