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Evo Bistro

1313 Old Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22101-3908
+1 703-288-4422
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (24 reviews)
“calamari” (9 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1313 Old Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22101-3908
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We won't return for a long time. The food was delicious...but the service was terrible. The elderly waiter of Asian Indian descent took an attitude of "...what now? Do you think I'm here to serve you?" with every turn. Too bad.

Thank mikefleckensteinv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had tried Evo Bistro quite a long time ago when it was basically a wine bar with tapas and were not very impressed. So we had not returned until we heard that it had changed. and it is a very nice change. Now a...More

1  Thank Grey C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It has been years since I have last visited, and the restaurant has really changed. What was a small venue focused on tapas and small pour tasting wines, has transformed - not only the physical space (now a larger restaurant with more of a bar...More

1  Thank Publius-DC
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Eco Bistro is a wine bar with good, tasty food. They have a wide range of light bites as well as full meals. A modest but well selected wine list at a fair price. Regular wine specials A fun bar sitting area where people interact....More

Thank Podeen
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Great tapas place and all the food has always been good here. I had the calamari and empanadas. Service was excellent and we had a small room. Room was a bit cramped with 12 if us but it was intimate and private.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I like this local wine bar. Excellent list, cool atmosphere in a McLean strip mall. Nice ambience. Excellent small plates menu. I recommend.

Thank GreatFalls-Traveler
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I went on advice from someone who lives in the area. I found the food to be nothing short of spectacular. I had the lamb and it was better then restaurants I have paid double the price. Our waiter was on top of his game...More

1  Thank Larry M
Reviewed 20 October 2016

What a lovely mid-week treat. Absolutely yummy beet and goat cheese salad; spectacular Brussels sprouts with shallots. Extremely pleasant and attentive server.

1  Thank HadriansHiker
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped by for happy hour and enjoyed a great selection of wine and beer. They have a bar food menu with a nice variety of appetizers very reasonably priced at $4-$12. The portobello mushroom was excellent with the goat cheese and jalapeno aioli. We...More

1  Thank gjkNY
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great selection of wine. Sometimes the tapas are "meh" but the octopus is always good. Seems as if the recipe changes though. Go figure.

Thank Kate_Dalby
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Old Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22101-3908
    (Dolly Madison Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: No Metro accessibility.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 703-288-4422
  • E-mail
Evo Bistro is the place to taste and experience wine, while enjoying fabulous food in a relaxed atmosphere. We offer Mediterranean-style tapas with a vast selection of wines available by the glass or bottle, in addition to a retail wine shop.
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