Brx American Bistro

4.8
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695 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Brx is a place where you can take your family or meet with your friends for some quality time and good food and drink. We wanted to create an atmosphere where people could gather casually in a sophisticated, yet down to earth locale.

Brx's large dining room and outdoor patio offer a casual and comfortable ambiance to enjoy our American cuisine influenced by your favorite comfort foods. Our casual bar area is the perfect place for a glass of wine from our extensive wine list, or a round of beers with friends.
Brx's large dining room and outdoor patio offer a casual and comfortable ambiance to enjoy our American cuisine influenced by your favorite comfort foods. Our casual bar area is the perfect place for a glass of wine from our extensive wine list, or a round of beers with friends.

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Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

February 14th Valentine’s Day Chef’s features to include, Halibut, Beef Wellington, Twin Lobster Tail, Rack of Lamb and much more limited dinner menu available

Friday, 14 February, 2020

What 695 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.7
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.6
Value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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T
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great value, great food and, service. Aswani runs a great independent restaurant.

DV
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great dining experience at Brix. Great food . Great ambience!

S
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Really enjoyed our NYE dinner!! Loved the food, service and atmosphere. Looking forward to going back next time!

ML
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food is always consistently good. We love the staff and service is great!

VA
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very attentive staff and management. Love the variety of the menu. Signature drinks different from the usual and very tasty.

OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 26 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great wine, best food in The Reston/Great Falls area.

OT
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We enjoyed an incredible dining experience, thanks to Marco! Fantastic wine and entree recommendations. Ash elevated our experience by sharing his story and incredible wine cellar! Chocolate Lily Cabernet is phenomenal🍷 The food was on point, she crab soup, rainbow beet salad, braised veal & beef tortellacci bolognaise and steak diane💜 Best way to spend Christmas Eve enjoying great food with an incredible group of people 💜🍷💜

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our new go to place after the Great Falls Tavern closed several years ago.

JL
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was a birthday celebration and we decided to try BRX based on the reviews. We both had the blackened fish special which we loved. Five stars for the food, wine, service and atmosphere. I was really impressed and will definitely be back! Can't wait for the weather to warm up so we can sit outside on the patio.

SI
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous meal for our group of 6! Great service, ambience and excellent food. So grateful to have this caliber of restaurant in the NOVA suburbs!

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So good I’m renting the place for a holiday party!

RB
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent as always. And all the TVs were tuned to game 7 of the World Series!!

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The service here was excellent and the food was pretty good as well! Steak could have used more seasoning but the scallops and desserts were excellent! Wine and cocktails were great as well!

OT
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great bar staff! We go here often and always enjoy the food, place and people!

OT
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Terrific chef, owner, staff and value with delicious food!The best neighborhood restaurant around!!

OT
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience3

Second visit and ordered same dishes because they were so excellent the first time.

B
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brx is our absolute go to place for fabulous food, charming atmosphere and quality dining staff. We give Brx our highest rating!

t
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I took my wife there for her birthday and we had a fabulous time. From the minute we arrived the staff was attentive but not overbearing and the food was outstanding. The fact that the dining area is separate from the bar and the bar is glass enclosed made the noise level well within acceptable levels. We had a wonderful time and will definitely be back.

MS
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on 22 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

this is the second time we have dined here and both experience were perfect. The food was very good and the service was awesome. It is now on our list for great restaurants for family and friends.

J
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

How have we never eaten here before????

RT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 20 September 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

First time visit. Pleasantly surprised. Good selection on menu. We got the petite filet, crabcakes and trout. All were happy with their meals. Will definitely be back.

j
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great find in great falls. Always skeptical going to a restaurant in a strip mall but BRX pulls it off. Great bar and restaurant. Nice setting and looks like it could be great outside patio. Food was outstanding and a great wine list Owner is friendly and gracious

L
Washington DC
50 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always wonderful. The ambiance, the service, the food and the wine are always top notch.

KP
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were there for a Sunday dinner.
Seated right away, service was excellent and the food was better!?

JT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

WOW! Chef Owner Ashwani Ahluwalia knows how to create the perfect combination of an eclectic menu of delicious food for everyone, warm ambiance and superior service. Then wrap all of that in a wine theme that is like a trip to Napa. What's not to like? Hands down one of the top restaurants in NOVA. That is no exaggeration. Brx is that good.

t
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice variety of options on the menu, everything we had was delicious. Easy parking, nice option outside of the RESTON Town Center.

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It’s our favorite spot! Great food, lovely setting, warm host and servers.

e
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I met a friend for lunch. We hadn’t seen each other in quite some time and ended up spending over 3 hours at the table. (uncrowded time of day). The food was delicious and the waiter didn’t hurry us in any way. Very pleasant and pretty place- I’ll go back for dinner!!

h
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

Nice enough place for a neighborhood eatery. They are proud of their wine list I think, but I thought the wine was priced too high, particularly for a casual place like this. The waiter kept suggesting bottles that were over $50. We went on a Thursday and the place was mostly empty. There are too many items on the menu for this place to do them all well and keep the food fresh. My burger tasted like the patty was frozen It was extremely dense, like it was formed in a machine. The fries were just warm, like they were cooked a while ago, but they tasted OK. If friends wanted to meet there, I wouldn't say no, but I would not chose this place myself.

JD
Richmond
40 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great dinner

LM
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brx was really busy the Friday night we were there. The entire staff pitched in to make sure guests had and excellent experience. They have a great wines by the glass list and all of our meals were terrific.

RB
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Bronzino was amazing. Service as always excellent.

SS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The meals were delicious and the service was very attentive.

OT
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My wife loves her birthday dinner. I appreciate the Chef asking who's birthday it was when we were being seated, made the experience more personal. I will be coming back again, the food was great as well as the presentation.

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We had two fantastic meals (scallops and crab). Great place to have a relaxing meal.

OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best food in the great falls sterling Reston area hands down.

TD
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and food. The outdoor patio in the back is a great place to sit, relax with a cocktail, and enjoy your meal.

TD
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First timers and we will definitely be returning soon. Got a very warm welcome and family run feeling to the service provided. Looking forward to exploring the various menu offerings in the future.

B
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent in every way - setting, food, service. I would highly recommend Brix to all my friends.

OT
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Food was very good. Scallops and steak Diane were excellent. Ribs were very good but Jerk sauce was not spicey. Cocktails and wine selections were good. Love that they offer “individual” desserts. Service was excellent. Our first time here and will definitely be going back.