Welcome to Great American Restaurants

Since 1974, we’ve been all about good food and good times. Our food is made fresh from scratch daily with the highest quality ingredients. With 14 restaurants and 3 artisan bakeries across Northern Virginia and Maryland, there’s a spot nearby for you to gather together and savor delicious eats. We invite you to discover your favorite Great American Restaurant. Let’s eat!
Short Smoked Grilled Salmon Salad
A group of people posing in an old Great American Restaurants celebration

Cheers to 50 Fun-Filled Years Since 1974

We want to say a HUGE thank you to our GARStars and guests for helping us reach this incredible milestone of 50 years of Great American Restaurants. Get ready for a celebration-packed year!

Stay tuned and follow us on social media for giveaways, special events, and more.