Address

8181 Fletcher Street, McLean Virginia 22102

Phone Number

(703) 821 - 5666

Date Visited

10/09/2014

Website

Link to Website

Silver Diner, Tysons Corner

Description

The Silver Diner, Tyson's Corner is located at 8181 Fletcher Street, McLean, Virginia.

Two handicapped spaces are located close to the main entrance in the large, paved lot.

The street level entrance has a single, glass door.

The dining areas have tables and chairs as well as booths. The aisles are adequate.

Multi-stall, handicapped accessible restrooms, with baby changing stations, are located at the back of the dining room.

The staff is quite friendly and efficient.

Checklist

    Number of handicapped spaces:  2
    Location of handicapped spaces:  close to main entrance
    Surface of lot:  paved
    Terrain:  flat
    Location of handicapped entrance:  at main entrance
    Doors:  single, glass
    Number of floors:  1
    Elevators:  none
    Ramps:  none
    Steps and staircases:  none
    Width of aisles:  adequate
    Places to sit:  booths, tables & chairs
    Location of restrooms:  at back of dining area
    Type of restroom:  multi-stall, handicapped accessible
    Ease of entry and exit:  good
    Available food services:  this is a restaurant
    Friendliness of staff:  pleasant and efficient
    Notes:  There is a baby-changing station in the restroom.

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We were staying outside of Washington DC, in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia.  It was rather late and we needed a place to eat.


Luckily for us we came upon the Silver Diner, located at 8101 Fletcher Street, McLean, Virginia.


Two handicapped parking spaces in a large, paved lot are close to the street level, single door entrance.


Although there are many booths, there are also easily accessible tables and chairs, if you prefer.


Multi-stall, handicapped accessible restrooms are easy to enter and exit.  Baby changing stations are located in the restrooms.


The staff was quite pleasant and efficient.  The food was good.  There were some nice changes from the typical diner menu, plus: vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and healthy options, all of which were noted on the menu.  We also noticed their local partnerships with farm fresh foods.  The spinach and mushrooms I had were definitely fresh, my husband’s turkey was “off the bone” and the biscuit accompanying the meal was light and too good.  We imagine that everything else is as good.


This restaurant is one of 15, started in 1989 by two men who traveled to 300 diners across the country in one year for ideas before opening their first Silver Diner in Maryland (website).


If there was a Silver Diner located near us we would definitely make it one of our “”go to”” places. Since there is not, we will have to look for them when we travel.


As always, we at Destination Accessible, advise you to check a venue’s website, www.silverr.com, when planning a visit to “know before you go.”



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