Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Ashburn

4.5
558 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef. Only 2% of all U.S. beef is awarded this superior certification. Eddie Merlot’s ages the beef naturally to an unparalleled standard of tenderness and flavor. The chef then personally selects each piece for the optimum proportion of marbling, and texture, before hand-cutting and seasoning the thick, tender, and juicy steaks to your specifications. To seal in the flavor, the steak is flash-sear on high-heat grills. Eddie Merlot’s has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 40 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and Cognacs. Eddie Merlot’s boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood, American
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Lounge: Opens 4:00 PM daily and closes one hour after the dining room
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Phone number
(571) 510-3898
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Andre Miller
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Catering
Contact our sales manager for information on our off-site catering.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Thorndike in One Loudoun
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Parking Details
Complimentary valet parking available as well as self parking on site.
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Special Events & Promotions
Contact our sales manager Tali Schinnar - Mazzola at (571) 510-3176 or tali@eddiemerlots.com for information on Special Events and Private Dining information.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Offers

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Want Eddie Merlot's on Thanksgiving, but we are closed? Get "Everything But The Turkey", our delicious appetizers, sides, and desserts are available for you to take and serve at home. Ordered must be placed in advance and picked up prior to Thanksgiving Day as we are closed. Call for more details.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

What 558 People Are Saying
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l
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Birthday celebration. Sat in bar area which was a little noisy but tolerable. Food was good and service was excellent.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

My son ordered the fillet Del Mar chef’s choice & it looked like an appetizer. That was a poor choice for a man. He had to order a baked potato to feel full.The salad included was on a saucer size plate.
I had the cedar plank salmon which was a true entree & was delicious

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KH
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Eddie Merlot’s is one of our go-to’s for everything from a date night, dinner with friends, to special occasions. The food and service are always impeccable. If something isn’t right, they’ll make it right!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Overall the restaurant was wonderful, but my husband’s steak was undercooked, they forgot the bread and did not have the dessert they recommended we order.

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B
Charleston
14 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 1

We recently moved to Northern Virginia and tried out Eddie Merlot’s on Sunday night. While the food was very good, the noise level was so loud we had to practically shout to each other to have a conversation. Moreover, our waiter continuously tried to “up charge” every aspect of taking our order that it was very noticeable and annoying. It was a disappointing experience. We won’t be back.

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PM
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Timm (with 2 “m”s) made our evening so memorable. We decided Sunday on Labor Day weekend that we wanted a “steak-house” steak dinner. We did just that at Eddie Merlot’s. Starting with great cocktails and oysters - we were off to a great start. Next we tried the tuna on the salt block, which was very good. Got a very nice wine recommendation from Timm and we ordered a strip steak and my husband got his favorite - the bone-in rib eye. Both can out perfectly prepared. We tried their cauliflower and Brussels. Cauliflower was the star. Had a greatl time discussing dining with Timm. Our first times at this One Loudoun location and we will definitely return.

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N
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 2Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Delicious steak! They also gave the birthday girl a card which was nice.

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RP
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went for anniversary and had a wonderful experience. John the waiter to care of our every need and the kitchen prepared an exquisite meal. We will definitely go back and bring guests for special occasions.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

If you want an upscale experience, I would highly recommend Eddie Merlot’s. The food was excellent, as was the service.

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ND
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We enjoy Eddie's for all our special occasions. The food is delicious, the sides are plentiful enough to share and the service is great. Our server Molly did an excellent job checking on us throughout the course of the night. The other servers checked on us as they passed our table.

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GN
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The regular specials were excellent but I would love to try the specialties & platinum steaks on their menu. The bison & sea bass are pricey but they look spectacular. Our waiter was very attentive & knowledgeable about the wine pairings.

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k
Richmond
323 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Had a wonderful dinner at Eddie's! Service was excellent as well. We chose the summer special and had the salmon and coffee crusted steak as entrees. Finished with Nutty Monk coffee and Bananas Foster prepared table side very expertly by our server. All in all, it was very enjoyable!

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LB
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was great. The food was excellent. We were not hurried and had a very pleasant evening reconnecting with some friends

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K
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Our waiter tried to up sale us on everything!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Food was wonderful & service was outstanding!

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CG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was such a great experience! We came to celebrate my husbands birthday with our 4 y/o son who immediately got attention from our waiter (Andy). He was amazing and the food and wine /cocktails outstanding. We will def be back. Oh yeah dessert...awesome! ☺️

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RR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome service and food.

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KC
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 2

Food was excellent. Service was sub par - especially for a restaurant of this caliber. All we had were salads and steaks and it took us 1.5 hours. Gave I with dessert and coffee as it seemed to take the waiter 15-20 minutes between check ins. Very disappointed - especially with the deliciousness of the food!

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H
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 4Ambience 2

Two steaks. One cold and one over cooked. Frites arrived cold and soggy.

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C
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything about the evening was perfect except for the noise level.

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M
Richmond
58 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food with outstanding service. Delicious bone in ribeye and bone in filet. Keith our server was outstanding. Can’t wait to go back to have another delicious dinner

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MP
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Eddie's has been my go-to restaurant when I want an excellent cut of beef. However, this time my prime steak was overcooked, and resembled a rib-eye instead of a NY Strip. I had to wait until my steak came, and by then my family had all but finished eating, so they had to wait for me. While the manager did come to my table with the obligatory apologies, it didn't seem genuine. I was also given two free appetizer certificates, but they expire at the end of this month. It would have been nice not to have and expiration date. Yes, I will go back, because the food is excellent and the servers are awesome. Perhaps just a bad day for the chef...and the bartender. My lemon drop martini was just so-so, and generally I can't stop talking about them or have seconds.

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SR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

We were seated and waited 7 minutes for the server to take our drink order. Fifteen minutes later we received two wines (no beer). One which was wrong. Two beers arrive 10 minutes later when we asked the server to take back the wrong wine and bring the correct one.

The birthday girl ordered the $99 steak which was not evenly grilled. Half was over done.

The server tried hard but was overworked. I blame management for her excessive workload.

Overall, overpriced food and drink without the corresponding attentive service.

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IB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service and food. Truly would recommend to friends.

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C
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I love this restaurant! The food is fabulous with much more than the usual steaks. One of my companions ordered the bison and really enjoyed it. I had the salmon, which was delicious. Their specials are inventive and varied enough to satisfy any palette. The bar is really large, beautiful and lots of fun. I highly recommend having a glass of wine or specialty cocktail there before you have your dinner in the main dining room. Valet parking makes it easy to get in and out, even in the rain!

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

They have fantastic specials to make a fancy night out more affordable.

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JG
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Attentive service, grand atmosphere, amazing dinner, and delicious wine! We'll definitely be back!

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BK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A high end steakhouse that doesn't disappoint. Great food, service and atmosphere.

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OT
San Antonio
3 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brock did a spectacular job and is a true asset to the establishment.

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M
Richmond
59 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food with outstanding service. Abdul our server was awesome

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S
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 5Ambience 3

very expensive, wonderful service. Not a good value for the food.

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IB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This week the food was excellent. I would truly like to recommend Khaled for recogination He is truly the best waiter you have at Eddie Merlot's . My girlfirend was with my husband and I, she truly loved the food. Thank you so very much. I was very worried about the food after last week.

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w
Charleston
23 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First visit and all 4 of us enjoyed. Spinach salad was delicious. Everything was cooked as requested.

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KH
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Meg was AMAZING. She really made our first experience one to remember. I also had my first bison filet mug on, and I’m pretty sure It was better than the $100 Waygu ribeye (which was also incredible). We Will definitely be back.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Waiter was excellent. Wish I could remember his name. Food was very good. Banana fosters was excellent

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KW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Bison steak was good, but not fantastic. Wife's NY Strip was overcooked and tasteless. The brussel sprouts were decent but lacked flavor as well. Au gratin potatoes were good and the pot sticker app was average.

The two mixed drinks we great and our waiter Bryce was fantastic.

Overall, the experience was just, Meh...

Can't say I'd go back, except maybe just to try dessert. Would not recommend this place to anyone as I feel like I could go to another place and get a similar tasting meal for half the price.

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OT
Pittsburgh
7 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 5

Planned dinner for our family of four at 6:30. The restaurant was not busy yet we were there for almost 3 hours with two kids. My husband and I both got sick , we are thinking from the calamari since it’s the only thing we both ate. The server was very nice but the service was so slow and like I said not busy at all. We waited twenty minutes for dessert and about an hour and a half for our food. They did give the dessert on the house because of th wait which was nice .

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M
Richmond
59 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food with outstanding service. Brittney was excellent

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RF
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My first time there and it was excellent. The greeters, the Wait staff, Kurt (one of the Managers), even the Valet Team, all great! Look forward to going back!

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IB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 5Ambience 3

I go to Eddie Merlot's weekly. This week a new cook. Everything was very poor. I am going back this Saturday, I hope it will improve. Very disappointed.

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